(4 May – 28 October 1746) was a prominent 18th century educationalist, Master of the College of God's Gift in Dulwich (then colloquially called Dulwich College) and was the founder of James Allen's Girls' School.
( March 1906) was a nurseryman and galanthophile of Shepton Mallet, Somerset, United Kingdom, known principally for his hybridizations of snowdrops and anemones. He is credited with the discovery of Galanthus ×allenii (1883).
(November 28, – 1912) was a British philosophical writer known for his inspirational books and poetry and as a pioneer of the self-help movement. His best known work, As a Man Thinketh, has been mass produced since its publication in It has been a source of inspiration to motivational and self-help authors.
Sir James Allen, GCMG, KCB (10 February – 28 July 1942) was a prominent New Zealand politician and diplomat. He held a number of the most important political offices in the country, including Minister of Finance and Minister of Foreign Affairs. He was also New Zealand's Minister of Defence during World War I.
(born 5 November 1966) is a British radio/TV commentator who worked on ITV's Formula One (F1) coverage until it ceased at the Brazilian Grand Prix. Formerly a pupil at Merchant Taylors' School, Crosby, and student of English and Modern Languages at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, Allen is currently the BBC Radio 5 Live F1 commentator.
James "Jimmy" Allen (18 August – 1979) was a professional footballer, who played for Stakeford Albion, Huddersfield Town and Queens Park Rangers and Clapton Orient. He was born in Amble, Northumberland.
(April 25, – October 16, 1971) was the Commissioner of Education of the State of New York from to and served briefly as Richard Nixon's Commissioner of Education. He ordered New York school boards to comply with the U. S. Supreme Court order banning prayer in New York schools and began desegregation of New York Public Schools.
James S. "Jim" Allen, born Sol Auerbach, (1906–1986) was an American Marxist historian, journalist, editor, political activist, and functionary of the Communist Party USA. Allen is best remembered as the author and editor of over two dozen books and pamphlets and as one of the Communist Party's leading experts on African-American history.
(born 1960) is a contemporary Australian poet, dancer and filmmaker. The former Artistic Director of the Poets Union Inc, and founding director of the Australian Poetry Festival, Richard was Co-Artistic Director with Karen Pearlman of That Was Fast (New York City) and Tasdance (Launceston), and now at The Physical TV Company (Sydney). Physical TV
(December 21, – February 18, 1925) was an American novelist and short story writer whose work, including the novel A Kentucky Cardinal, often depicted the culture and dialects of his native Kentucky. His work is characteristic of the late-19th century local color era, when writers sought to capture the vernacular in their fiction. Allen has been described as "Kentucky's first important novelist."
(18 April 1803–10 January 1876) was an English line-engraver. Allen, together with William and Edward Radclyffe and the Willmores, belonged to a school of landscape-engravers which arose in Birmingham, where there were numerous engravers working on iron and steel manufactures.
William James Gilbert "Bill" Allen (born August 12, 1946) is a former political figure in Saskatchewan, Canada. He represented Regina Rosemont from to in the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan as a New Democratic Party (NDP) member.