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Famous people who played Chess title

List of Chess personalities who liked to play Chess
by Bill Wall
http://www.geocities.com/siliconvalley/lab/7378/famous.htm


Celebrity’s Name

Profession

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem (4/16/1947)

A

Basketball player

Abdullah ibn Huseain (1882 - 1951) Royal -King of Jordan
Adams, John Quincy (1767 - 1848) Former U.S. President
Adams, Richard Writer (Watership Down)
Agnew, Spiro T. (1918 - ?) Politics (39th U.S. Vice President)
Akins, Claude (5/25/1926 - 1/27/1994) Film, TV (Sheriff Lobo)
Albert, Prince (8/26/1819 - 1861) Royal (married Queen Victoria)
Alda, Alan (1/28/36) Film
Alfonso Royal (King of Spain)
Allen, Woody (12/1/35) Film
Amis, Martin Writer (Money)
Amory, Cleveland (9/2/1917) Writer
Anderson, Clive TV host
Anderson, Terry Captive/hostage
Andrews, Anthony (1948) Film  (Brideshead Revisited)
Aquino, Cory Politics (Philippine President)
Arafat, Yasser Politics (PLO)
Ardiles, Ossie Sports (Soccer player)
Ascham, Roger Politics (England)
Asimov, Isaac (1/2/1920 - 4/6/1992) Writer (Science, science fiction)
Atahualpa (1500 - 1533) Royal (Last Inca ruler of Peru)
Attlee, Clement (1/3/1883 - 1967) Politics (British Prime Minister)
Auchinleck, General Sir Claude Military (World War II hero)
Ayer, Alfred (1910 - ?) Thinker (British philosopher)
Ayers, Lew (12/28/1908 - ?) Film (All Quiet On The Western Front)

Bacall, Lauren

B

Actress

Bacon, Sir Francis (1/22/1561 - 4/9/1626) Thinker (English philosopher)
Balfour, Arthur (7/25/1848 - 3/19/1930) Politics (British prime minister)
Ballesteros, Seve Masters Golf Champion
Balzac, Honore de (5/20/1799 - 8/18/1850) Writer (French Writer of realist novels)
Barnett, Dick Basketball player (NY Knicks)
Barnham, Phineas.T. Circus, museum
Barrymore, John (1882 - 1942) Film
Barrymore, Lionel (4/28/1878 - 11/15/1954) Film
Baryshnikov, Mikhail (1/28/1948 - ?) Film (Ballet star)
Bathory, Stephan (1553-1586) Royal (King of Poland from 1576 - 1586)
Baum, Frank (5/15/1856 - 1919) Writer (Wizard of Oz)
Beauharnais, Eugene (1781 - 1824) French General; Napoleon’s adopted son
Becker, Boris (11/22/1967 - ?) Sports (Tennis)
Becket, Thomas (1118 - 12/29/1170) Holy (Archbishop of Cantebury)
Beckett, Samuel (4/13/1906 - 12/26/1989) Writer (Nobel prize in literature 1969)
Bedi, Kabir (1/16/1946 - ?) Film (Villian in James Bond Octopussy)
Beecham, Thomas (4/29/1879 - 1961) Music (English conductor)
Beethoven, Ludwig van (1770 - 3/26/1827) Music (German composer)
Begin, Menachem (8/16/1913 - 3/8/1992) Politics (Israeli Prime Minister)
Bellamy, Guy Writer (The Secret Lemonade Drinker)
Benedictus, David Writer (Wrote “Fourth of June”)
Bergman, Ingmar (7/14/1918 - ?) Film (Swedish Film director)
Bernhardt, Sarah (10/22/1844 - 3/26/1923)  Film
Berthelot Royal (Charlegmagne’s nephew)
Berthier, L. Military (French General)
Bikel, Theodore Film (Fiddler on the Roof)
Blackmore, R.D. Writer (wrote Lorna Doone)
Blakey, Art Music (Jazz)
Bliss, Sir Arthur (8/2/1891 - 3/27/1975) Music (Master of the Queen’s Music)
Blyton, Enid (8/11/1897- ?) Writer (Children’s books)
Boccaccio, Giovanni (1313 - 12/21/1375) Writer (Renaissance Humanist)
Bogart, Humphrey (12/25/1899 - 1/14/1957) Film
Boleyn, Anne (1507 - 5/19/1536) Royal (Mother of Queen Elizabeth I)
Bonaparte, Napoleon (8/15/1769- 5/5/1821)  Emperor
Bonar Law, Andrew Politics
Bondarchuk, Sergei Film (Director)
Bonnington, Chris British mountain climber
Bono Singer (U-2)
Boone, Richard (1917 - 1981) Actor (Paladin - Have Gun, Will Travel)
Booth, Shirley (8/30/1907) Film
Borges, Jorge (8/24/1899 - 1986) Writer (Argentine Writer)
Borodin, Alex (11/12/1833 - 2/27/1887) Music (Russian composer and chemist)
Bouton, Jim Baseball player; Author (Ball Four)
Bowie, David (1/8/1947 - ?) Music
Boyer, Charles (1899 - 1978) Film
Brabazon of Tara, Lord Sports
Brando, Marlon (4/3/1924 - ?) Film (On the Waterfront; The Godfather)
Brandt, Willy (12/18/1913 - ?) Politics (West German Chancellor)
Braque, Georges (5/13/1882 - 8/31/1963) Artist (Cubism)
Brodsky, Adolf Music (Violinist)
Bronowski, Jacob (1908 - 1974) Thinker (wrote Ascent of Man)
Brown, Clifford (1930 - 1956) Music (Jazz)
Bruce, Nigel (1895 - 1953) Film
Bruno, Frank (11/16/1961 Sports (British heavyweight Boxer)
Bryant, Kobe Sports (NBA Basketball player)
Brzezinski, Zbigniew (1928 - ) Politics (National security advisor)
Buchwald, Art (10/20/1925) Writer
Buckle, Henry (1821 - 1862) Writer (History of Civilization)
Bugner, Joe (3/13/1950) Sports (Heavyweight Boxer)
Burleigh, Lord Sports (Track)
Burr, Aaron (1756 - 1836) Third US Vice President

Caeser, Sid (9/8/1922 - ?)

C

Actor

Canetti, Elias (1905 - ?) Writer (Nobel prize for literature 1981)
Canute, King (995 - 1035) Royal (1st King of England)
Capone, Al Gangster
Cardano, Girolamo (1501 - 1576) Thinker (Founder of probability theory)
Carroll, Charles (1738 - 1832) Signed declaration of independence
Carroll, Lewis (1832 - 1898) Writer (Alice in Wonderland)
Carter, Amy Daughter of President Carter
Carter, Jimmy (10/1/1924 - ?) Politics (39th US President)
Carter, Rosalyn Wife of President Carter
Cartwright, Bill Basketball player for Chicago Bulls
Caruso, Enrico (1873 - 8/2/1921) Music (Opera)
Casals, Pablo (12/29/1876 - 1973) Music (Cellist)
Casanova, Giovanni (4/5/1725 - 6/4/1798) Italian playboy
Casillas, Graciella Sports (World women’s karate champion)
Castro, Fidel (8/13/1926 - ?) Politics (Cuban leader)
Catherine II (5/2/1729 - 11/17/1796) Politics (Empress of Russia)
Ceasar, Sid (1922 - ?) Comedian
Cervantes, Miguel de (9/29/1547 - 1616) Writer (Don Quixote)
Chang, Michael Tennis player
Chaplin, Charlie (4/16/1899 - 12/25/1977) Film
Charlemagne (742 - 814) Royal
Charles Borromeo (1538 - 1584) Holy (Bishop of Milan)
Charles I (11/19/1600 - 1/30/1649) Royal (King of England)
Charles V Royal (French Emperor from 1364 - 1380)
Charles VII Royal (King of France from 1422 - 1461)
Charles XII Royal (King of Sweden)
Charles, Ray (9/23/1930 - ?) Music
Cherkasov, Nikolai Film (Soviet Actor)
Chopin, Frederic (3/1/1810 - 10/17/1849) Music (Pianist)
Christie, John ( - 6/25/1953) Misc (Mass murderer of the 1940s)
Churchill, Randolph (1849 - 1/24/1895) Politics; Father of Winston Churchill
Churchill,Winston(11/30/1874 - 1/24/1965) Politics (British Prime Minister)
Cleveland, Grover (1837 - 1908) 22nd and 24th US President
Cobb, Lee J. (1911 - 1976) Film
Coburn, Charles (6/19/1877 - 1961) Film
Conchubair Royal (King of Ireland)
Conrad, Joseph (12/3/1857 - 8/3/1924) Writer (Lord Jim)
Cooke, Alistair (11/20/1908 - ?) Film (PBS broadcaster)
Cornforth, John Nobel prize for chemistry in 1975
Cosby, Bill (7/12/1937) Film
Crane, Les Film, business
Crowley, Aleister (10/12/1875) Author
Cugat, Xavier Film, artist
Culbertson, Ely Sports (Greatest bridge publicist)
Custer, George (1839 - 1876) Military

D’Estaing, Valey Giscard

D

Politics (French Premier)

Dabrowski, Jaroslaw Military (Polish General)
Daladier, Edouard (1884 - 1970) Politics (French Premier)
Dali, Salvador (5/11/1904 - ?) Artist
Darin, Bobby (5/14/1936 - 1974) Music (Mack the Knife, Splish Splash)
Darnell, Linda (1921 - 1965) Film
Darrow, Henry Actor (High Chaparral)
Davis, Steve (8/22/1957 - ?) Sports (World snooker champion)
De Moivre, Abraham Thinker (Mathematician)
De Musset, Alfred Writer (French romanticist)
Debrew, Gerard Thinker (1983 Nobel prize, economics)
Dewey, George (1837 - 1917) Admiral
Diamond, Dustin (1977 - ?) Actor (Screech)
Diamond, Neil (1/24/1941 - ?) Music
Dickens, Charles (2/7/1812 - 6/9/1870) Writer (Oliver Twist, etc)
Diderot, Denis (1713 - 1784) Thinker (French encyclopedist)
Dietrich, Marlene (12/27/1904 - ?) Film
Dikiy, Alexey Film (Soviet Actor)
Dimitrov, Georgi Bulgarian revolutionary
Disraeli, Benjamin (1804 - 1881) Politics (British Prime Minister)
Dobrynin Politics
Dobzynsky, Charles Writer (French)
Dore, Gustave (1832 - 1883) Artist
Dostoevsky, Fyodor (1821 - 1881) Writer
Downs, Hugh (2/14/1921) Actor
Doyle, Arthur Conan (1859 - 1930) Writer (Sherlock Holmes)
Duchamp, Marcel (7/28/1887 - 10/11968) Artist
Duchamp, Raymond Artist and brother of Marcel Duchamp
Dvorak, Antonin (1841 - 1904) Music
Dylan, Bob Music

Eagle, Angela

E

Politics (British Member of Parliament)

Edward III, King (11/13/1312 - 6/21/1377) Royal (Founded the Order of the Garter)
Edward VII (1841 - 5/6/1910) Royal (King of United Kingdom)
Ehlman, Mischa Music (Violin virtuoso)
Einstein, Albert (3/14/1879 - 4/18/1955) Thinker (Nobel Prize in Physics, 1921)
Einstein, Hans Thinker (Son of Albert Einstein)
Eliot, George (1819 - 12/22/1880) Writer
Elizabeth I (9/7/1533 - 1603) Royal (Queen of England)
Elizabeth II (1926 - ?) Royal (Queen of England)
Elliot, Sean Basketball player (Detroit Pistons)
Eon de Beaumont, Charles Misc (World’s most famous transvestite)
Erasmus, Desiderius (1466 - 7/12/1536) Thinker
Erdos, Pal Mathematician
Erkel, Ferenc Music
Ernest Royal (Duke of Brunswick)
Ernst, Max (1891 - 4/1/1976) Artist (Surrealist)
Estrada, Erik (3/16/1949 Film (CHIPS)
Euler, Leonard (1707 - 1783) Thinker (Mathematician and Physicist)

Fairbanks, Douglas, Sr (5/23/1883-1939)

F

Film

Falk, Peter (9/16/1927) Film
Farouk, King (1920 - 1965) Royal (King of Egypt)
Farrell, Mike (2/6/1939) Film
Farrow, Mia (2/9/1945) Film
Feld, Fritz (1900 - 1993) Film
Ferdinand, Archduke (1452 - 1516) Royal
Ferrer, Jose (1/8/1912 - 1/26/1992) Film (Actor, Producer, Writer)
Feynman, Richard (5/11/1918 - 2/15/1988) Nobel Prize winner in Physics, 1965
Field, Ted Producer (Three Men and a Baby)
Flynn, Errol (6/20/1909 - 1959) Film
Fonda, Henry (5/16/1905 - 1982) Film
Forman, Milos (2/18/1932 - ?) Film (Director - Cuckoo’s Nest)
Forster, Edward M. (1/1/1879 - 6/7/1970) Writer (Wrote Passage to India)
Fouche, Joseph (1759 - 1820) Head of Napoleon’s Secret Police
Fox, Michael J. (6/9/1961) Film
Franco, Francisco(12/4/1892 - 11/20/1975) Politics (Spanish Dictator)
Frank, Hans Governor General of Poland in 1939
Franklin, Benjamin (1/17/1706 - 4/17/1790) Politics
Frederick the Great (1712 - 1786) Royal
Frederick, John Politics (Saxon Elector)
Freud, Clement Politics
Freud, Sigmond (1856 - 1939) Thinker

Gabor, Zsa Zsa (2/16/1919)

G

Film

Garfield, James Former US President
Gates, Bill Billionaire, Microsoft founder
Gauss, Johann Karl (1777 - 1855) Thinker
Genn, Leo (1905 - 1978) Film
George III (1738 - 1820) Royal (King of England)
Gillespie, John ‘Dizzy’ (1917 - ?) Music (Jazz)
Gladstone, William (1809 - 1898) Politics (British Prime Minister)
Goebbels, Paul Joseph (1897 - 1945) Nazi leader
Goethe, Johann (1749 - 1832) Writer (Faust)
Goetz, Bernard NY Subway shooter
Goffin, Gerry (1939 - ?) Music (Hall of fame songwriter)
Golding, William (1911 - ?) Nobel prize in literature in 1983
Goldsmith, Oliver (1730 - 1774) Writer
Gorky, Maxim (1868 - 1936) Writer
Gowdy, Curt (07/31/1919 - ?) Sportscaster
Grace, William (7/18/1848 - 10/23/1915) Sports (Father of English cricket)
Graham, Billy (1918 - ?) Evangelist
Gregory VI Holy (Pope)
Greenstreet, Sydney Actor
Grimm, Jakob (1785 - 1863) Writer (Grimm’s fairy tales)
Grouthausen Politics (Minister to Charles XII)
Guevara, Che (1928 - 1967) Politics
Guidry, Ron (8/28/1950) Sports (Pitcher)
Guillevic, Eugene Writer (French)

Haldeman, H.R.

H

Politics

Harrelson, Woody Actor
Harrison, Rex (1908 - ?) Film
Harsanyi, John (5/29/1920 - 8/9/2001) 1994 Nobel Prize winner in Economics
Hart, Sir Basil British Military Historian
Hawking, Stephen (1942 - ?) Physicist
Hayes, Rutherford Former US President
Heisenberg, Werner Scientist
Henry V of Argincourt (1387 - 1422) Royal
Henry VIII (1491 - 1547) Royal
Henry, O. (1862 - 1910) Writer
Hepburn, Katherine (1909 - ?) Film
Herbert, A.P. Writer
Heston, Charles Actor
Hilton, Barron Business
Hinckley, John Tried to assassinate Reagan
Hitler, Adolf Politics
Ho Chi Minh (1890 - 1969) Politics
Hoffman, Kurt Film (German director)
Holmes, Oliver Wendell (1809 - 1894) Politics (Supreme Court Justice)
Holyfield, Evander Sports (Heavyweight boxer)
Hope, Bob (1903 - ?) Film
Hopkins, Anthony Actor
Hopper, Dennis Actor
Houdini, Harry (1874 - 1926) Escape Artist
Hoyle, Fred (1915 - ?) Astronomer
Hunter, Charles (1922 - 1982) World’s fastest speaker
Huss, John (1369 - 1415) Religious reformer
Huston, John (1906 - 1987) Film (Director)

Ibsen, Henrick (1828 - 1906)

I

Writer

Innocent III (1161 - 1216) Holy (Pope)
Irzykowski ( - 1944) Writer (Polish)
Isabella Royal (with Ferdinand)
Ivan the Terrible (1530 - 1584) Politics

Jackson, Kate (10/29/1949)

J

Film

Jaffe, Sam (1891 - 1984) Film
Jefferson, Thomas (1743 - 1826) Former US President
Jehan, Shah Royal (Built Taj Mahal)
John I (1167 - 1216) Royal (King of England)
John Paul I (1912 - 1978) Holy (Pope)
John Paul II (05/18/1920 - ?) Holy (Pope)
Johnson, Don (12/15/1949) Film
Johnson, Larry Basketball player
Jolson, Al (1886 - 1950) Film
Jones, Bobby (1902 - 1968) Sports (Golfer)
Jones, Ernest Thinker (Psychoanalyst)
Jones, James (1921 - 1977) Writer (From Here to Eternity)
Jonson, Ben (6/11/1572 - ?) Playwright
Joseph II (1741 - 1790) Politics (Holy roman emperor)
Jourdan, Louis (6/19/1920) Film
Joyce, William (4/24/1916 - 1/3/1946) Military traitor - Lord Haw Haw

Kadar, Janos (1912)

K

Leader of the Hungarian communists

Kahn, Leo Music (Violinist)
Kapitza, A.P. Physicist
Kastner, Tony Sports (Skier)
Kedors, Andre Writer (French)
Kelly, Machine Gun Gangster
Kennedy, John F, Jr. Politics (Son of John F Kennedy)
Keynes, John (1883 - 1946) Thinker (Economist)
Kipling, Rudyard Author
Kissinger, Henry (1923 - ?) Politics
Klee, Paul (1879 - 1940) Artist
Klitschko, Vitaly Sports
Knox, Chuck Sports (LA Rams coach)
Kochanowski, Jan Writer (Polish poet)
Komack, Jimmy Film (Producer of comedy)
Kostabi, Mark Artist
Kreskin Magician
Kubrick, Stanley (7/26/1928 - 3/1999) Film (Movie director)
Krupa, Gene (1909 - 1973) Music (Drummer)

La Fayette (1757 - 1834)

L

Military (Commander/strategist)

La Guardia, Fiorello (1882 - 1947) Politics (NY Mayor)
Lackland, John Royal, King of England (1199 - 1216)
Landsbergis, Vytautas Politics (Lithuanian President)
Leach, Robin (08/29/1941 - ?) Film
Leary, Timothy Leader of the LSD drug movement
Lee, Belinda Film
Lee, Robert E. (1807 - 1870) Military
Leibnitz, Gottfried (1646 - 1716) Thinker
Lelewel, Joachim (1786 - 1861) Historian (Polish)
Lendl, Ivan (1960 - ?) Sports (Tennis player)
Lenin, Vladimir (1870 - 1924) Politics
Lennon, John (1940 - 1980) Music (Beatles)
Lennon, Sean Music
Leo X (1475 - 1521) Holy (Pope)
Leo XIII (1810 - 1903) Holy (Pope)
Lermontov, Mikhail (1814 - 1841) Writer
Letterman, David (1947 - ?) TV talk host
Levin, Bernard Writer
Lewis, Lennox Boxer (World heavyweight boxing champ)
Lewis, Sinclair (1885 - 1951) Nobel prize in literature in 1930
Liebnecht, Karl (1871 - 1919) Politics (German socialist leader)
Lill, John Music (Classical pianist)
Lincoln, Abraham (1809 - 1865) Politics (16th US President)
Lomonosov Physicist (Russian)
London, Jack (1876 - 1926) Writer (Call of the Wild)
Lorre, Peter (1904 - 1964) Film
Louis VI (1081 - 1137) Royal
Loy, Myrna (8/2/1905) Film
Luther, Martin (1483 - 1546) Holy

Machiavelli, Niccolo (1469 - 1527)

M

Thinker

Madison, James President
Madonna Singer
Magritte, Rene (1898 - 1967) Artist
Mailer, Norman Author
Manson, Charles Killer
Marat Politics (French revolutionary)
Marceau, Marcel Entertainer
Marcos, Ferdinand (1917 - 1990) Politics
Marks, Johnny Music (Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer)
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia Nobel prize in literature, 1982
Marshall, Mike Baseball player (Los Angeles Dodgers)
Martin, Steve (1945 - ?) Film
Marx, Karl (1818 - 1883) Writer
Matejko, Jan Artist (Polish painter)
Mathers, Jerry Film (The Beaver)
Matthau, Walter (10/1/1920) Film
McClellan, George (1826 - 1885) Military (Civil war Union General)
McEnroe, John Tennis player
Mcgoohan, Patrick (1928) Film (TV series “The Prisoner”
Melville, Hermann Author
Mendeleev, Dmitri (1834 - 1907) Thinker (Chemist - Periodic law)
Mendelssohn, Felix (1809 - 1847) Music
Menuhin, Yehudi Music (Virtuoso)
Mickiewicz, Adam (1798 - 1855) Writer (Polish)
Milland, Ray (1907 - 1986) Film
Milne, Alan Alexander (1882 - 1956) Writer (Winnie - the - Pooh)
Miranda, Carmen (1913 - 1955) Film
Montand, Yves (1921 - 11/9/1991) Film
Montgomery, Bernard (1887 - 1976) Military (Viscount)
Moore, Patrick Astronomer, Author
Mostel, Josh Film (Son of Zero Mostel)
Muggeridge, Malcolm (1903 - 1990) Writer
Murat, Joachim (1767 - 1815) Military (French General)
Murphy, Dale Sports (Atlanta Braves)
Murray, Roseanne Film
Musgrave, Story Astronaut
Mussorgsky, Modest (1839 - 1881) Music

Nabokov, Vladimir (1899 - 1977)

N

Writer (Lolita)

Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 - 1821) Emperor
Nash, Graham (02/02/1942 - ?) Music (Crosby, Stills, and Nash)
Nash, John (1928 - ?) Nobel Prize Winner in Economics, 1994
Nasser, Gamal Abdul (1918 - 1970) Politics
Navoi, Alisher Thinker (11th C Uzbek Poet and Sage)
Nelson, Willie (4/30/1933) Music (Country and Western)
Newman, Paul Actor
Newton, Isaac (1642 - 1726) Thinker
Nimitz, Chester (1885 - 1966) Admiral
Nixon, David Film

O’Reilly, Bill

O

Television

O’Sullivan, Maureen (5/17/1911) Film
Oistrakh, David (1908 - 1974) Music (Violin Virtuosi)
Ono, Yoko Music (Widow of John Lennon)
Oppenheimer, Robert (1904 - 1967) Thinker, Physicist
Orwell, George (1903 - 1950) Writer
Oswald, Lee Harvey (? - 11/24/1963) Alleged murdered
Otrin, John Film (Friday the 13th, part 7)
Ovett, Steve (10/9/1955) Sports (Olympic runner)

Pascal, Blaise

P

Mathematician

Pasternak, Boris Nobel prize in liteature, 1958
Pauli, Wolfgang (1900 - 1958) Thinker (Astronomer)
Peppard, George (10/1/1928 - 5/8/1994) Film
Peron, Juan (1895 - 1974) Politics
Pershing, John (1860 - 1948) Military
Persinger, Louis (? - 1966) Violinist
Piatigorsky, Gregor (1903 - 1976) Music (Cellist)
Piccard, Auguste (1884 - 1962) Scientist (Bathyscape)
Pidgeon, Walter (1898 - 1984) Film
Poe, Edgar Allen (1809 - 1849) Writer
Poincare, Henri (1854 - 1912) Thinker (Mathematician)
Poniatowski Military (Polish General)
Potemkin Politics (Russian Statesman/Prince)
Powell, Mike Long jump world champ
Priestley, Joseph (1733 - 1804) Thinker
Pritkin, Carol Film (Soap opera star)
Prokofiev, Sergei (1891 - 1953) Music (Composer)
Prominski, Marian Writer (Polish)
Pudovkin, Vsevold Film (Director of “Chess Fever”)
Pulitzer, Joseph (1847 - 1911) Newspaper publisher
Pushkin, Alexander (1799 - 1837) Writer (Russian national Poet)
Putrament, Jerzy Writer (Polish)

Quaid, Dennis (04/09/1954 - ?)

Q

Movies

Quinn, Anthony (4/21/1916 Film (Zorba the Greek)

Rabelais, Francois (1494 - 1553)

R

Writer

Radjenovic, Boris Sports (Olympic bobsled pilot)
Randall, Tony (2/26/1920) Film
Rathbone, Basil (1892 - 1967) Film
Reddy, Helen (10/25/1941 - ?) Music
Reeves, Keanus Actor
Rembrandt (1606 - 1669) Artist
Repin Artist (Painter)
Ricci, Ruggiero Music
Rice, Tim Music (Lyricist)
Richard I (9/8/1157 - 4/6/1199) Politics (Richard the Lion Heart)
Richelieu, Armand (9/9/1585 - 12/4/1642) Holy (Cardinal)
Richter, Sviatoslav Music
Rimsky-Korsakov, N. (3/18/1844 - 6/21/1908) Music
Riordan, Richard Mayor, Los Angeles
Robespierre, Max (5/6/1758 - 7/28/1794) Politics
Robinson, Sir Robert Nobel prize winner in chemistry, 1947
Rock, Chris Actor
Roget, Peter Mark (1/18/1779 - 1869) Writer (Thesaurus)
Romack Misc (Magician)
Romero, Cesar (2/15/1907) Film
Roosevelt, Teddy (10/27/1858 - 1/6/1919) Politics (26th US President)
Rosenthal, Moriz Music (Viennese concert pianist)
Rossellini, Roberto (1906 - 1977) Film (Director)
Rothchild, Baron Albert Misc
Rousseau, Jean (6/28/1712 - 7/2/1778) Thinker (French Philospher)
Rubinstein, Artur (1/28/1889 - 12/20/1982) Music (Pianist)
Rusdie, Salman (6/19/1947 - ?) Author (Satanic Verses)
Ruskin, John (2/8/1819 - 1/20/1900) Writer and art critic
Russell, Bertrand (5/18/1872 - 2/2/1970) Nobel prize in 1950 for literature

Sadat, Anwar (1918 - 10/6/1981)

S

Politics (President of Egypt)

Saint John, Jill (8/19/1940) Film
Salinger, Pierre News (TV, JFK’s press secretary)
Scherer, Gene “Ivan” Film (Firefox, Rocky, 2010, Red Dawn)
Schmidt, Helmut (12/23/1922 - ?) Politics (German Chancellor)
Schumann, Robert (6/8/1810 - 7/29/1856) Music (German composer)
Schwarzenegger, Arnold Film
Scott, George C. (10/18/1927) Film
Scott, Robert (6/6/1868 - 1912) Misc (British explorer)
Selleck, Tom (1/29/1945) Film
Sellers, Peter Actor
Sevastianov, Vitaly Misc (Soyuz 9 cosmonaut)
Shakespeare, William (1564 - 4/23/1616) Writer
Sharif, Omar Film
Shaw, George Bernard (7/26/1856 - 1950) Writer
Shostakovich, Dmitri (9/25/1906 - 8/9/1975) Music (Russian composer)
Sienkiewicz, Henryk Nobel prize in literature, 1905
Signoret, Simone (3/25/1921 - 1985) Film
Sim, Alastair (1900 - 1976) Film
Simon, Herbert (1916 - 2/9/2001) 1978 Nobel Prize in Economics
Sinatra, Frank (12/12/1915 - ?) Singer, Actor
Singer, Isaac (1904 - ?) Writer (Won 1978 Nobel prize)
Smith, Kenny Actor
Smith, Steve Basketball player
Smithers, William Film (Dallas)
Sobieski, Jan Royal (King of Poland from 1674 - 1696)
Soddy, Sir Frederick Nobel prize in chemistry, 1921
Sorel, Agnes Mistress of French King Charles VII
Starr, Ringo (7/7/1940) Music (Beatles)
Steinbeck, John (2/27/1902 - 12/20/1968) Nobel prize for literature, 1962
Stern, Howard Radio and TV personality
Stern, Isaac (1920 - ?) Music (Violinist)
Stevenson, R.L. (11/13/1850 - 12/3/1894) Writer (Treasure Island, etc)
Stewart, Jimmy (5/20/1908 - 7/2/1997) Film
Stil, Andre Writer (French)
Sting (10/2/1951) Music
Stolper, Alexander Film (Soviet director)
Strait, Hirum Misc (Magician)
Strauss, Richard (6/11/1864 - 1949) Music
Streisand, Barbra (4/24/1942 - ?) Film
Strumph - Wojtkiewicz, Stanislaw Writer (Polish)
Sutton, Willie Criminal
Suvorov Military (Commander/Strategist)
Szilard, Leo (1898 - 1964) Physicist

Tadeusz Kosciuszko (1746 - 1817)

T

Military (Commander/Strategist)

Talleyrand Politics (French diplomat)
Tamerlane Mongol ruler of the 14th C
Taylor, Rod Actor
Temple, Shirley (4/23/1928 - ?) Film (Child star; US ambassador)
Tennyson, Alfred (8/6/1809 - 10/6/1892) Writer (Charge of the Light Brigade)
Tevis, Walter Writer (Hustler, The Queen’s Gambit)
Thumb, Tom (1838 - 7/13/1883) Circus midget (Charles Stratton)
Tito, Josip (1892 - 5/4/1980) Politics (Yugoslavia Marshall)
Tolstoy, Leo (8/28/1828 - 11/21/1910) Writer (War and Peace)
Tracy, Spencer Actor
Trotsky, Leon (10/26/1879 - 8/20/1940) Politics (Russian revolutionist)
Tunney, Gene (5/25/1898 - 11/7/1978) Sports (Heavyweight boxer)
Turing, Alan (6/23/1912 - 1954) Thinker (Computer expert)
Turner, Lana Actress
Tussaud, Marie (1760 - 4/16/1850) Misc (Founded London wax museum)
Tzara, Tristan (1896 - 1963) Writer

Ulam, Stanislav

U

Topologist

Ulvaeus, Bjorn Music (Abba)

Vadim, Roger (1/26/1928)

V

Film (Director)

Valee, Rudy (1901 - 1986) Film
Verdi, Giuseppe (10/10/1813 - 1/27/1901) Music (Italian composer)
Villa - Lobos, Heitor (1887 - 1959) Music
Villon, Jacques Artist and brother of Marcel Duchamp
Vint, Jesse Film (Little Big Man; Belle Starr)
Voltaire (2/20/1694 - 5/30/1778) French philosopher, Scientist
Vonnegut, Kurt (11/11/1922 - ?) Author (Slauterhouse Five)

Walker, John

W

Sports (1st sub - 3.50 miler)

Walsh, Bill Sports (SF 49s coach; Broadcaster)
Walston, Ray Film (My Favorite Martian)
Walton, Bill Basketball player (Boston Celtics)
Wankowicz, Melchoir Writer (Polish)
Waugh, Evelyn (10/28/1903 - 1966) Writer (Brideshead Revisited)
Wayne, John (5/26/1907 - 6/11/1979) Film
Wazyk, Adam Writer (Polish)
Welles, Orson (5/6/1915 - 10/10/1985) Film (Citizen Kane)
Wells, H.G. (9/21/1866 - 8/13/1946) Writer (Time Machine, etc)
Whiteman, Paul (1890 - 1967) Music (King of jazz)
Wilder, Billy (6/22/1906 - ?) Film director (Lost Weekend, etc)
William I (1027 - 1087) Royal (William the Conqueror)
Williams, Jason Basketball player
Willmers, Rudolf Music (Concert pianist)
Wilson, Woodrow (12/28/1856 - 2/3/1924) Politics (28th US President)
Windom, William (09/28/1923 - ?) Film
Winslow, Kellen Sports (San Diego chargers)
Wittgenstein, Ludwig (1889 - 1951) Thinker
Wolsey, Thomas (1475 - 1530) Royal (Cardinal)
Wroblewski, Walery Military (Polish General)
Wronski, Tadeusz Music (Polish composer and violinist)

Yao Sui

Y

Chinese Emperor

Yeats, William (6/13/1865 - 1/28/1939) Nobel prize in literature in 1923

Zatopek, Emil (09/19/1922 - ?)

Z

Sports (Olympic runner)

Zweig, Stefan (1881 - 1942) Writer

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