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Thefamouspeople.com presents life history and biography of world famous people in various spheres of life

Benny Goodman

Bandleader and ...

United States

Peter Drucker

Businessman

United States

Charles M. Schw...

American Steel ...

United States

James J. Hill

Canadian-Americ...

Canada

John H. Johnson

Businessman

United States

Hippocrates

Physicist, Phil...

Greece

Isaac Newton

Physicist, Math...

United Kingdom

Blaise Pascal

French Mathemat...

France

Lord Kelvin

Physicist, Math...

United Kingdom

Lord Byron

British Poet

United Kingdom

John Ruskin

Author

United Kingdom

Khalil Gibran

Poet, Artist an...

Lebanon

Jim Morrison

Singer, Lyricis...

United States

Jimi Hendrix

Singer & Musici...

United States

Louis Armstrong

Musician

United States

Percy Grainger

Musician, Compo...

Australia

Abebe Bikila

Olympic maratho...

Ethiopia

Lance Armstrong

Road racing cyc...

United States

Alex Rodriguez

United States

Salvador Dali

Surrealist Pain...

Spain

Charles Alston

Painter, Sculpt...

Central African Republic

Tarsila do Amar...

Modern Artist

Brazil

Sophie Gengembr...

Painter

United Kingdom

Paracelsus

Physician, Bota...

Germany

Virginia Apgar

Physician and A...

United States

Mason Andrews

Physician

United States

Frederick Banti...

Medical Scienti...

Canada

Jackie Kennedy

Wife of the 35t...

United States

Ansel Adams

Photographer, E...

United States

Eleanor Rooseve...

Wife of America...

United States

John James Audu...

Naturalist, Pai...

France

Aaron Neville

Singer & Musici...

United States

Abbey Lincoln

Singer, Songwri...

United States

Alan Jackson

Gospel Musician

United States

Amy Lee

United States

Britney Spears

United States

Isadora Duncan

Dancer & Choreo...

United States

Martha Graham

Modern dancer a...

United States

Alvin Ailey

Choreographer

United States

Abe Vigoda

Actor

United States

Aaron Carter

Singer, Rapper,...

United States

Aaron Eckhart

Actor

United States

Abel Ferrara

Director, Scree...

United States

Betty Williams

President of th...

Ireland

Alice Paul

United States

Alice Walker

Author

United States

Angela Davis

United States

Albert Camus

Philosopher

France

Francis Bacon

Philosopher

United Kingdom

Aristotle

Philosopher, te...

Greece

William James

Philosopher, Ps...

United States

Aaliyah

Singer, Dancer,...

United States

Alexis Bledel

United States

Blake Lively

United States

Calvin Klein

Fashion Designe...

United States

Andy Goldsworth...

Sculptor & Phot...

United Kingdom

Annie Leibovitz

United States

David Hockney

Painter

United Kingdom

Diane Arbus

Photographer

United States

Aaron Brown

Broadcast journ...

United States

A. N. Wilson

Writer & Column...

United Kingdom

A. J. Liebling

Journalist

United States

Anderson Cooper

United States

Al Capone

Gangster

United States

John Gotti

Mobster & Mafia

United States

Osama Bin Laden

Terrorist

Saudi Arabia

Charles Manson

United States

Abraham Lincoln

American Presid...

United States

Adolf Hitler

Nazi Leader, Ge...

Germany

Albert John Lut...

African Politic...

South Africa

Ariel Sharon

Prime Minister ...

Israel

Ben Stein

Writer, Actor, ...

United States

Benjamin Cardoz...

Jurist

United States

John Marshall

United States

Learned Hand

Former United S...

United States

Anthony Bourdai...

United States

Gordon Ramsay

Chef and Restau...

United Kingdom

Jamie Oliver

United Kingdom

Julia Child

Chef

United States

Henry Ford

Businessman

United States

Frank Gehry

Architect

Canada

Frank Lloyd Wri...

Architect

United States

Le Corbusier

Architect

France

Alexander Graha...

Inventor of Tel...

United Kingdom

An Wang

Co-founder of W...

China

Charles F. Kett...

Inventor, Engin...

United States

George Washingt...

Scientist & Inv...

United States

Human civilization has seen numerous people who have changed the course of history and influenced their sphere of living by their charisma, intelligence and talent. Be it geographical expansion, art & entertainment, science & technology, literature, politics, statesmanship or games and sports, these individuals have created history by their work.


Great explorers like Vasco Da Gama and Columbus discovered new lands while Alexander- the Great almost conquered the whole world. Similarly, geniuses like Aristotle, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Albert Einstein expanded the horizon of knowledge by bringing to light new thoughts and inventions. We have had similar great talents in the field of art & entertainment and sports, who have amused us all with their extra-ordinary talent.


Thefamouspeople.com chronicles the life history of some of the world's most famous people and achievers. The biographies of these people feature the achievements and works that have influenced the course of history.