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

John Keats

Romantic poet

United Kingdom

Karl Weierstras...

Mathematician

Germany

Frank Iero

Musician

United States

Vanilla Ice

United States

Henry Ford

Businessman

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

Galileo Galilei

Astronomer, Mat...

Italy

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

Kingsley Amis

Poet, novelist ...

United Kingdom

Jim Morrison

Singer, Lyricis...

United States

Jimi Hendrix

Singer & Musici...

United States

Louis Armstrong

Musician

United States

Percy Grainger

Musician, Compo...

Australia

Anton Webern

Music Composer

Austria

Abebe Bikila

Olympic maratho...

Ethiopia

Lance Armstrong

Road racing cyc...

United States

Alex Rodriguez

United States

Allen Iverson

NBA Star

United States

Salvador Dali

Surrealist Pain...

Spain

John James Audu...

Naturalist, Pai...

France

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

Charles Best

Co-discoverer o...

Canada

Jackie Kennedy

Wife of the 35t...

United States

Ansel Adams

Photographer, E...

United States

Eleanor Rooseve...

Wife of America...

United States

Abigail Adams

Second First La...

United States

Alan John Perci...

United Kingdom

Aaron Carter

Singer, Rapper,...

United States

Aaron Neville

Singer & Musici...

United States

Abbey Lincoln

Singer, Songwri...

United States

Amy Lee

United States

Aaliyah

Singer, Dancer,...

United States

Britney Spears

United States

Alvin Ailey

Choreographer

United States

Agnes de Mille

United States

Mata Hari

Netherlands

Abe Vigoda

Actor

United States

Aaron Eckhart

Actor

United States

Abel Ferrara

Director, Scree...

United States

Adam Sandler

Actor, Comedian...

United States

Aaron Stanford

Actor

United States

Alice Paul

United States

Angela Davis

United States

Cesar Chavez

United States

Jane Goodall

Anthropologist

United Kingdom

Jesse Jackson

Civil Rights Ac...

United States

Albert Camus

Philosopher

France

Francis Bacon

Philosopher

United Kingdom

Aristotle

Philosopher, te...

Greece

William James

Philosopher, Ps...

United States

David Hume

Philosopher

Scotland

Blake Lively

United States

Jennifer Lopez

Singer, Actress...

United States

Kate Moss

Supermodel

United Kingdom

Diane Arbus

Photographer

United States

Edward Weston

Photographer

United States

Man Ray

Modernist Artis...

United States

Helmut Newton

Fashion Photogr...

Australia

Aaron Siskind

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

Andy Rooney

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

Aung San Suu Ky...

Political Leade...

Myanmar

Jamie Oliver

United Kingdom

Julia Child

United States

Bobby Flay

United States

Elizabeth David

United Kingdom

Frank Lloyd Wri...

Architect

United States

Le Corbusier

Architect

France

Louis Kahn

Architect

United States

Linus Torvalds

Software Engine...

Finland

M. Visvesvaraya

Civil Engineer

India

Charles F. Kett...

Inventor, Engin...

United States

George Washingt...

Scientist & Inv...

United States

Lee de Forest

Father of Radio

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.