John McCain was an American politician and military officer, who served as a United States senator for Arizona from January 1987 until his death in 2018.
He previously served two terms in the United States House of Representatives and was the Republican nominee for president of the United States in the 2008 election, which he lost to Barack Obama.
- Full name: John Sidney McCain III
- Profession: American politician and military officer
- Former United States Senator
- Born: 29 August 1936, Coco Solo, Panama
- Died: 25 August 2018, Cornville, Arizona, United States
- Battles/wars: Vietnam War (POW): Operation Rolling Thunder (WIA)
- Buried: 2 September 2018, United States Naval Academy Cemetery, Annapolis, Maryland, United States
- Children: Meghan McCain, Bridget McCain, John Sidney McCain IV, James McCain, Sidney McCain
- Spouse: Cindy McCain (m. 1980–2018), Carol McCain (m. 1965–1980)