John Knox was the leader of the Protestant Reformation in Scotland during the 16th century.
In 1560, John Knox established the Presbyterian Church. When he was dying, he stated on November 24, 1572, "A man with God is always in the majority."
One of the descendants of John Knox was Presbyterian minister John Witherspoon,
a signer of the Declaration of Independence and a President of
Princeton while James Madison was a student there.