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January 15th, 2017
List Names of Famous People

The history of human civilization is peopled with individuals who have achieved wonderful feats in their lives and careers. These distinct people have evolved from different walks of life and have made an indelible mark for themselves for all time to come. Let us look at some such people from varied fields.

Writers and Poets

  • Jane Austen
  • William Shakespeare
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Walter Scott
  • Maya Angelou
  • Toni Morrison
  • Alice Walker
  • Chinua Achebe
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Charles Dickens
  • William Wordsworth
  • Byron
  • John Keats
  • P. B. Shelley
  • Victor Hugo
  • Lewis Caroll
  • Norman Mailer
  • William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Virginia Woolf
  • Thomas Hardy
  • Mario Puzo
  • P.G. Wodehouse
  • Oscar Wilde
  • Mark Twain
  • Khalil Gibran
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • Ruskin Bond
  • Leo Tolstoy
  • George Eliot
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • T.S. Eliot
  • Edgar Allen Poe
  • Stephen Edwin King
  • W.B. Yeats
  • William Somerset Maugham
  • Emily Dickinson
  • Anne Frank
  • J.K. Rowling
  • J.R.R. Tolkein
  • Enid Blyton
  • George Orwell
  • H.G. Wells
  • Louisa May Alcott
  • Isaac Asimov
  • Margaret Atwood
  • W. H. Auden
  • Sir Francis Bacon
  • James Baldwin
  • Samuel Beckett
  • Hilaire Belloc
  • Albert Camus
  • Truman Capote
  • Thomas Carlyle
  • Anton Chekov
  • Geoffrey Chaucer
  • Agatha Christie
  • Arthur C Clarke
  • Paulo Coelho
  • J. M. Coetzee
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • Joseph Conrad
  • E.E. Cummings
  • Christopher Marlowe
  • Roald Dahl
  • Dante Alighieri
  • Daniel Defoe
  • Fydor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky
  • Alexandre Dumas
  • Alexander Pope
  • Umberto Eco
  • Ralph Ellison
  • William Faulkner
  • Henry Fielding
  • Scott Fitzgerald
  • E. M. Foster
  • John Fowles
  • Robert Frost
  • Allen Ginsberg
  • Nickolai Gogol
  • William Golding
  • Nadine Gordimer
  • Oliver Goldsmith
  • Thomas Gray
  • Graham Green
  • Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • William Hazlitt
  • Seamus Heaney
  • Joseph Heller
  • Ernest Hemmingway
  • Homer
  • Gerald Manley Hopkins
  • Horace
  • Ted Hughes
  • Langston Hughes
  • Aldous Huxley
  • Henrick Ibsen
  • Ben Johnson
  • Samuel Johnson
  • James Joyce
  • Franz kafka
  • Philip Larkin
  • D.H. Lawrence
  • Doris Lessing
  • C.S. Lewis
  • Sinclair Lewis
  • Thomas Malory
  • Thomas Mann
  • Katherine Mansfield
  • Andrew Marvell
  • Guy de Maupassant
  • John Milton
  • Arthur Miller
  • Thomas More
  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • Ogden Nash
  • Pablo Neruda
  • Thomas Paine
  • Orhan Pamuk
  • Boris Pasternak
  • Samuel Pepys
  • Harold Pinter
  • Sylvia Plath
  • Ezra Pound
  • Marcel Proust
  • Alexander Sergyevich Pushkin
  • J.D. Salinger
  • Saki
  • O Henry
  • George Bernard Shaw
  • Wole Soyinka
  • John Steinbeck
  • Tom Stoppard
  • Jonathan Swift
  • Alfred Tennyson
  • William Blake
  • Dylan Thomas
  • John Updike
  • Jules Verne
  • Gore Vidal
  • Derek Walcott
  • R.K. Narayan
  • Vikram Seth
  • Salman Rushdie
  • Rabindranath Tagore
  • Arundati Roy
  • Walt Whitman
  • Edith Wharton
  • John Webster

Scientists and Discoverers

  • Albert Einstein
  • Wright Brothers
  • Galileo Galilei
  • Charles Darwin
  • Isaac Newton
  • Louis Pasteur
  • Thomas Alva Edsion
  • Max Planck
  • Aristotle
  • Plato
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Nicholas Copernicus
  • Descartes
  • C.V. Raman
  • Alexander Graham Bell
  • Alfred Nobel
  • William Thompson
  • Henry Bessemer
  • Robert Bunsen
  • Thomas Graham
  • Michael Faraday
  • Robert Boyle
  • Blaise Pascal
  • Henry Cavendish
  • Alessandro Volta
  • Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen
  • Paul Dirac
  • Neils Bohr
  • Sigmund Freud
  • Antoine Laurent Lavoisier
  • Johannes Kepler
  • James Clerk Maxwell
  • Franz Boas
  • Linus Pauling
  • Edwin Hubble
  • Joseph J Thompson
  • Max Born
  • Francis Crick
  • Enrico Fermi
  • Marcello Malpighi
  • Robert Koch
  • Emil Fischer
  • Dmitri Mendeleev
  • Stephen Hawking
  • John Dalton
  • Noam Chomsky
  • Alexander Fleming
  • Archimedes
  • Charles Babbage
  • Brian Josephson
  • Edward Teller
  • G Marconi
  • Henri Bacquerel
  • H. Yukawa
  • James Chadwick
  • Jmaes Watt
  • Madam Marie Curie
  • Robert H Goddard
  • S.N. Bose
  • William Bragg
  • Homi Jahangir Bhabha
  • Jane Goodall
  • Nikola Tesla
  • Carl Segan
  • Benjamin Banneker
  • Gregor Mendel
  • Igor Sikorsky
  • Rudolf Diesel
  • William Osler

Political Leaders

    • Bill Clinton
    • Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
    • Nelson Mandela
    • Winston Churchill
    • Yasser Arafat
    • Saddam Hussein
    • Adolf Hitler
    • Indira Gandhi
    • Jawaharlal Nehru
    • Benazir Bhutto
    • Ho Chi Minh
    • Ariel Sharon
    • Fidel Castro
    • Napolean Bonaparte
    • Franklin D Roosevelt
    • Abraham Lincoln
    • Vladimir Lenin
    • Karl Marx
    • Albert John Luthuli
    • Aung San Suu Kyi
    • Gamal Abdel Nasser
    • George Washington
    • Hillary Clinton
    • Henry Kissinger
    • Jacques Chirac
    • John F Kennedy
    • Joseph Stalin
    • Kofi Annan
    • Kim Dae Jung
    • Lech Walesa
    • Lord Mountbatten
    • Mao Zedong
    • Margaret Thatcher
    • Mikhail Gorbachev
    • Oscar Arias Sanchez
    • Ralph Bunche
    • Eaul Castro
    • Richard Nixon
    • Ronald Reagan
    • Sun Yat Sen
    • Thomas Jefferson
    • Tony Blair
    • Yoshiro Mori
    • Yitzhak Rabin
    • Tunku Abdul Rahman
    • Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini
    • Benito Mussolini
    • Eleanor Roosevelt
    • Kim Jong-il
    • Martin Luther King Jr
    • Sun Yat Sen
    • Mustafa Kemal
    • Barack Obama
    • Al Gore
    • Eisenhower

Charles de Gaulle

Celebrities

  • Brad Pitt
  • Angelina Jolie
  • Al Pacino
  • Robert De Niro
  • Tom Hanks
  • Tom Cruise
  • Bruce Willis
  • Morgan Freeman
  • Daniel Radcliffe
  • Will Smith
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • Sylvester Stallone
  • Marilyn Monroe
  • Leonardo Di Caprio
  • Kate Winslet
  • Hugh Grant
  • Hugh Jackman
  • Colin Firth
  • Marlon Brando
  • Meryl Streep
  • Penelope Cruz
  • Sandra Bullock
  • Sean Connery
  • Daniel Craig
  • Pierce Brosnan
  • Charlie Chaplin
  • Denzel Washington
  • Katherine Hepburn
  • Audrey Hepburn
  • Sydney Poitier
  • Ingrid Berman
  • Humphrey Bogart
  • James Stewart
  • Cameron Diaz
  • Nicole Kidman
  • Julia Roberts
  • Billy Crystal
  • Alec Baldwin
  • Steve Martin
  • Ben Kingsley
  • Ben Affleck
  • Heath Ledger
  • Javier Bardem
  • Daniel Day-Lewis
  • Robin Williams
  • Jude Law
  • Michael Caine
  • Christopher Plummer
  • Christopher Nolan
  • Adam Sandler
  • Jim Carrey
  • Jennofer Aniston
  • Michael Douglas
  • Kirk Douglas
  • George Clooney
  • Steven Spielberg
  • Ingmar Bergman
  • Woody Allen
  • Helen Hunt
  • Diane Keaton
  • Anne Bancroft
  • Dustin Hoffman
  • Steve Carell
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Bob Hope

Industrialists, entrepreneurs and More

  • Dalai Lama
  • The Pope
  • Andrew Carnegie
  • Bill Gates
  • Mark Zucherberg
  • Steve Jobs
  • Richard Branson
  • Warren Buffet
  • Henry Ford
  • Howard Hughes
  • John D Rockefeller
  • Lakshmi Mittal
  • Larry Page and Sergey Brin
  • George Eastman
  • Dhirubhai Ambani
  • J R D Tata
  • Azim Premji
  • Donald Trump
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Ellen Degeneres
  • John Stewart
  • Stephen Colbert
  • Rupert Murdoch
  • Michelle Obama
  • Hugh Hefner
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Mother teresa
  • Simon Cowell
  • Calvin Klein
  • Giogrio Armani
  • Martha Stewart
  • Conrad Hilton
  • Carl Jung
  • Bill Maher
  • David Letterman
  • Conan O Brian
  • Peggy Guggenheim

The above given lists are not the most exhaustive lists of famous people around the globe. However, it does try to provide at a glance, some of the most prominent names from our society.

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