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Inspired by the [http://forum.geni.com/topic.php?id=58 famous people] thread in the forum, add your link to a profile page of celebrities here by their Nationality. To qualify as a celebrity in this list, at least the "about" and "timeline" should be publicly viewable of deceased Geni profiles and there should be an article in wikipedia about the person.
 
 
Also see the [http://www.geni.com/popular Popular Profiles] list of the most viewed profiles on Geni.
 
 
The celebrities are organized into following celebrity subcategories:
 
 
{| border="1" cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" align="center"
 
!Category|| Examples
 
|-
 
| Academia & Science|| Philosophers, Lecturer, Nobel price takers, inventors,
 
|-
 
| Art & Entertainment || Writers, Actors, Directors, Musicians, Composers, Painters, Scultpors,
 
|-
 
| Business || Entrepreneurs, company founders,
 
|-
 
| Politics|| Royals, Nobility, Military persons, Presidents, Prime Ministers, Freedom fighters,
 
|-
 
| Sport & Explorers|| Golfers, Chess players,
 
|}
 
 
 
=America=
 
==USA==
 
 
'''Art & Entertainment'''
 
*{{HOF|name=Jerry Bruckheimer|profileid=461|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1945-|description=Movie & TV Producer. Top Gun, Pirates of the Caribbean, Pearl Harbor, Beverly Hills Cop, CSI, Cold Case, Amazing Race}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Julia Child|profileid=288521307580004522|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1912-2004|description=American chef, author and television personality, who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to the American mainstream}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Marilyn Monroe|profileid=6000000005395646559|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1926-1962|description=Singer-Actress and Model. Known as "The Blonde Bombshell", one of Hollywood's most popular and glamorous performers.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Shirley Temple|profileid=302591120920008237|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1928-|description=Academy Award-winning actress and tap dancer, most famous for being an iconic American child actress of the 1930s}}
 
*{{HOF|name=General Tom Thumb|profileid=308256299940006456|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1838-1883|description=Midget who achieved great fame under circus pioneer P.T. Barnum}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Mark Twain|profileid=5685192759510028033|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1835-1910|description=American humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer - wrote ''Adventures of Huckleberry Finn''}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Orson Welles|profileid=6000000001276046349|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1915-1985|description=Film director, writer, actor and producer; worked extensively in film, theatre, television, and radio. Best known for his radio adaption of H.G. Wells' novel ''The War of the Worlds'' and the RKO motion picture ''Citizen Kane.''}}
 
 
'''Business'''
 
 
*{{HOF|name=James Athearn Folger|profileid=6000000001711682971|category=Business|lifespan=1835-1889|description=Founder of Folger Coffee company}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Oliver Winchester|profileid=296171229970004855|category=Business|lifespan=1810-1880|description=Manufactured and marketed the Winchester repeating rifle}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Orville Wright|profileid=288470964800003747|category=Business|lifespan=1871-1948|description=American credited with co-inventing and building the world's first successful airplane}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Wilbur Wright|profileid=288530911320002625|category=Business|lifespan=1867-1912|description=American credited with co-inventing and building the world's first successful airplane}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Bill Gates|profileid=6000000002467188250|category=Business|lifespan=1867-1912|description=American credited with co-inventing and building the world's first successful airplane}}
 
 
'''Politics'''
 
*{{HOF|name=John Sanford|profileid=6000000000337350903|category=Politics|lifespan=1606-1653|description=A founder of the town of Portsmouth, Rhode Island and governor of Portsmouth and Newport}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Benedict Arnold V|profileid=6000000001691483953|category=Politics|lifespan=1741-1801|description=American Revolution general who defected from the American to the British side}}
 
*{{HOF|name=John Alden|profileid=6000000000550097117|category=Politics|lifespan=1599-1687|description=Perhaps the first passenger of the ''Mayflower'' to set foot upon Plymouth Rock}}
 
*{{HOF|name=William Bradford|profileid=5546668461080135814|category=Politics|lifespan=1590-1657|description=A leader of the Separatist settlers of the Plymouth Colony in Massachusetts}}
 
*{{HOF|name=George W. Bush|profileid=6000000000516320779|category=Politics|lifespan=1946-|description=The forty-third President of the United States.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Dwight D. Eisenhower|profileid=298881754660004311|category=Politics|lifespan=1890-1969|description=34th President of the United States and a five-star general in the United States Army}}
 
*{{HOF|name=John Hancock|profileid= 297413655600007960|category=Politics|lifespan=1737-1793|description=A signatory of the Declaration of Independence}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Benjamin Franklin|profileid=6000000001706655019|category=Politics|lifespan=1706-1790|description=One of the Founding Fathers of the United States of America}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Robert Maestri|profileid=6000000000633934630|category=Politics|lifespan=1889-1974|description=Mayor of New Orleans from 1936 to 1946 and a key ally of Huey P. Long, Jr., and Earl Kemp Long.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Barack Obama|profileid=6000000001852266021|category=Politics|lifespan=1961-|description=President of the United States}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Harry S. Truman|profileid=6000000000264958780|category=Politics|lifespan=1782-1862|description=President of the United States.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Martin Van Buren|profileid=6000000001591172689|category=Politics|lifespan=1782-1862|description=The Eight President of the United States.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=William Williams|profileid=288329816940007116|category=Politics|lifespan=1731-1811|description=Delegate for Connecticut and a signatory of the Declaration of Independence}}
 
 
 
'''Presidents'''
 
 
*{{HOF|name=George Washington|profileid=6000000001672658352|category=Politics|lifespan=1732-1799|description=The First President of the United States.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=John Adams|profileid=6000000002897232785|category=Politics|lifespan=1735-1826|description=The Second President of the United States.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Thomas Jefferson|profileid=6000000003849466047|category=Politics|lifespan=1743-1826|description=The Third President of the United States.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=James Madison|profileid=4438583119100069835|category=Politics|lifespan=1751-1836|description=The Fourth President of the United States.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=James Monroe|profileid=4239120304610034677|category=Politics|lifespan=1758-1831|description=The Fifth President of the United States.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Rutherford Birchard Hayes|profileid=6000000003310973105|category=Politics|lifespan=1732-1799|description= 19 President of the United States.}}
 
 
'''Sports'''
 
*{{HOF|name=Sam Hornish Jr|profileid=6000000003140956575|category=Sports|lifespan=1979-|description=Nascar Driver.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Dale Earnhardt|profileid=6000000002427604736|category=Sports|lifespan=1951-2001|description=Nascar Driver.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Dale Earnhardt Jr|profileid=3212116|category=Sports|lifespan=1974-|description=Nascar Driver.}}
 
 
==Argentina==
 
 
'''Politics'''
 
*{{HOF|name=General José de San Martín|profileid=6000000000489696122|category=Politics & Military|description=national hero of Argentina, an 18th-century general and the main leader of the southern part of South America's struggle for independence.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=General Manuel Belgrano|profileid=4586591534020052317|category=Politics & Military|description=was an Argentine economist, lawyer, politician, and military leader, born in Buenos Aires.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=General Juan Gegorio de las Heras|profileid=6000000000490480971|category=Politics & Military|description=was an Argentine soldier who took part in the South American Wars of Independence and was also a governor of the province of Buenos Aires.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=General Martin Miguel de Güemes|profileid=6000000000490673016|category=Politics & Military|description=was a military leader and popular caudillo who defended northwestern Argentina from the Spanish during the Argentine War of Independence}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Toribio de Luzuriaga|profileid=6000000000490670200|category=Military|description= Independende Warrior}}
 
*{{HOF|name=General Juan Galo Lavalle|profileid=6000000000242204623|category=Politics & Military|description=was an Argentine military figure and political figure.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=José Matías Zapiola y Lezica|profileid=6000000000490635534|category=Military|description=Independence Warrior}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Juan José Feliciano Fernández Campero y Pérez de Uriondo|profileid=4459942369660082275|category=Military|description=Independende Warrior}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Coronel Francisco Pérez de Uriondo|profileid=6000000000406892358|category=Military|description=Independence Warrior.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Coronel Pedro Nolasco Pérez de Uriondo|profileid=4632809743600020422|category=Military|description=Independence Warrior.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Teniente Coronel Manuel Pérez de Uriondo|profileid=4420350708440055709|category=Military|description=Independence Warrior}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Felipe Pereyra Lucena|profileid=4758642670000072649|category=Military|description= Independende Warrior}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Coronel Cornelio Saavedra|profileid=6000000000405873287|category=Royal & Military|description=was a military man and President of First Junta.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Gervasio Antonio de Posadas|profileid=6000000000489715755|category=Military|description=was a member of Argentina's Second triumvirate.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Carlos María de Alvear|profileid=5643519036530111839|category=Royal & Military|description=was an Argentine soldier and statesman, Supreme Director of the United Provinces of the River Plate.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Juan Martín de Pueyrredon |profileid=6000000000076238406|category=Military|description=was an Argentine general and politician of the early 19th century.}}
 
 
*{{HOF|name= Bernardino Rivadavia|profileid=6000000000121501618 |category=Politics & Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Santiago Derqui|profileid=6000000000479834004|category=Politics & Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=General Justo José de Urquiza|profileid=4932092783470105385|category=Politics & Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Vicente López y Planes|profileid=6000000000476583086|category=Politics & Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Bartolomé Mitre|profileid=4404388579950028916 |category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Domingo Faustino Sarmiento|profileid=6000000000176472456|category=Politics & Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Nicolás Avellaneda Silva|profileid=6000000000461812191|category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Julio Argentino Roca Paz|profileid=6000000000461703652|category=Military|description=Independende Warrior}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Miguel Juárez Celman|profileid=6000000000461749830|category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Carlos Pellegrini Bevans|profileid=6000000000462212472|category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Luis Sáenz Peña|profileid=6000000000405370305|category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=José Evaristo Uriburu Arenales|profileid=6000000000461613348|category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Manuel Quintana|profileid=6000000000490914389|category=Royal & Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=José Figueroa Alcorta|profileid=6000000000476126011|category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Roque Sáenz Peña|profileid=6000000000405245673|category=Royal & Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Hipólito Yrigoyen |profileid=6000000002151253235 |category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=José Félix Uriburu|profileid=6000000000461315955|category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Agustín Pedro Justo|profileid=6000000000490728693|category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Ramón Castillo |profileid=6000000000489939305|category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Arturo Rawson|profileid=6000000000490743647|category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Manuel Quintana|profileid=6000000000490914389|category=Royal & Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=General Juan Domingo Perón|profileid=4683802410440033113|category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=General Eduardo Lonardi|profileid=6000000000490786623|category=Royal & Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Hipólito Yrigoyen |profileid=6000000002151253235 |category=Military|description=}}
 
 
*{{HOF|name=General Pedro Eugenio Aramburu|profileid=6000000000491035488|category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Roque Sáenz Peña|profileid=6000000000405245673|category=Royal & Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Arturo Frondizi|profileid=6000000000629748065|category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Arturo Umberto Illía|profileid=6000000002156215321|category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=General Alejandro Agustín Lanusse|profileid=6000000000490660550|category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=María Estela "Isabelita" Martínez de Perón|profileid=6000000002303533319|category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Raúl Alfonsín|profileid=6000000002151253235 |category=Military|description=}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Adolfo Rodriguez Saá|profileid=6000000000489451438|category=Military|description=}}
 
 
==Chile==
 
 
'''Politics'''
 
==Uruguay==
 
 
'''Politics'''
 
*{{HOF|name=José Gervasio Artigas|profileid=4131757|category=Politics|lifespan=1764-1850|description=militar, estadista y máximo prócer uruguayo ([http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jos%C3%A9_Gervasio_Artigas])}}
 
 
==México==
 
 
'''Politics'''
 
*{{HOF|name=Rafael Ramiro|profileid=6000000001125675061|category=Royal & Military|description=He was the senior lieutenant during the oath of the Mexican Independence in the Plan de Iguala.}}
 
*{{HOF|name=Vicente Fox|profileid=5213355229990023508|category=Royal & Military|description=is a Mexican politician who served as President of Mexico from 2000 to 2006.}}
 
 
=Europe=
 
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000000424624255|name=Charlemagne|category=Royal & Military|description=aka Charles the Great or Carolus Magnus; King of the Franks from 768 to his death|lifespan=747 – 814}}
 
 
==Austria==
 
 
'''Academia & Science'''
 
*{{HOF|profileid=315773591250001676|name=Sigmund Freud|category=Academia|lifespan=1856 – 1939|description=Psychiatrist, founded the psychoanalytic school of psychology.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002765685522|name=Emile Zuckerkandl|category=Academia|lifespan=1922 – |description=Austrian-American biologist considered one of the founders of the field of molecular evolution.}}
 
 
'''Art & Entertainment'''
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002764344147|name=Rudolf Kolisch|category=Music|lifespan=1896 – 1978|description=Violinist.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002764344064|name=Arnold Schoenberg|category=Music|lifespan=1874 – 1951|description=Composer, developed 12-tone method of composition.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002802128151|name=Eric Zeisl|category=Music|lifespan=1905 – 1959|description=Composer.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002802124818|name=Alexander Zemlinsky|category=Music|lifespan=1871 – 1942|description=Composer.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002765600718|name=Artur Bodanzky|category=Music|lifespan=1877 – 1939|description=Conductor of Metropolitan Opera (1915-1939).}}
 
 
'''Sport'''
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002765609052|name=Ignác Kolisch|category=Chess|lifespan=1837 – 1889|description=Chess Master.}}
 
 
==France==
 
'''Art & Entertainment'''
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002765153912|name=Marcel Proust|category=Writing|lifespan=1797 – 1856|description=Author.}}
 
 
==Germany==
 
'''Academia & Science'''
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000000961695294|name=Moses Mendelssohn|category=Philosophy|lifespan=1729 – 1786|description=Philosopher.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000000155018032|name=Karl Marx|category=Philosophy|lifespan=1818 – 1883|description=Philosopher.}}
 
'''Art & Entertainment'''
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002765656236|name=Heinrich Heine|category=Writing|lifespan=1797 – 1856|description=Author and poet.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000000961695084|name=Felix Mendelssohn|category=Music|lifespan=1809 – 1847|description=Composer.}}
 
 
 
==Norway==
 
==Norway==
  
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000006890350416|name=Ivar Aasen|category=Linguistics|lifespan=1813 - 1896|description=Linguist, Norwegian philologist, lexicographer, playwright and poet.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000006890350416|name=Ivar Aasen|category=Linguistics|lifespan=1813 - 1896|description=Linguist, Norwegian philologist, lexicographer, playwright and poet.}}
  
'''Arts & Entertainment'''
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'''Arts 1500 - 1900'''
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002464362615|name=Nikolai Astrup|category=Arts|lifespan=1880 - 1928|description=Painter.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002464362615|name=Nikolai Astrup|category=Arts|lifespan=1880 - 1928|description=Painter.}}
  
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*{{HOF|profileid=349753054790012626|name=Petter Dass|category=Literature|lifespan=1647 - 1707|description=Poet.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=349753054790012626|name=Petter Dass|category=Literature|lifespan=1647 - 1707|description=Poet.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000002527788195|name=Ludvig Holberg|category=Literature|lifespan=1684 - 1754|description=Author, Playwright, Poet, Philosopher.}}
  
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000001073458644|name=Henrik Ibsen|category=Literature|lifespan=1828 - 1906|description=Playwright.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000001073458644|name=Henrik Ibsen|category=Literature|lifespan=1828 - 1906|description=Playwright.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003646036036|name=Arnulf Øverland|category=Literature|lifespan=1889 - 1968|description=Poet.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003646036036|name=Arnulf Øverland|category=Literature|lifespan=1889 - 1968|description=Poet.}}
  
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'''Arts & Entertainment, 1900 - '''
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003570951930|name=Elisabeth Andreasson|category=Music|lifespan=1958- |description=Singer.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003570951930|name=Elisabeth Andreasson|category=Music|lifespan=1958- |description=Singer.}}
  
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005615954001|name=Åge Kvalbein|category=Music|lifespan=1947 - |description=Cellist.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005615954001|name=Åge Kvalbein|category=Music|lifespan=1947 - |description=Cellist.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000003953499467|name=Sissel Kyrkjebø|category=Music|lifespan=1969 - |description=Singer.}}
  
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005615637299|name=Alfred Maurstad|category=Theater|lifespan=1896 - 1967|description=Actor.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000005615637299|name=Alfred Maurstad|category=Theater|lifespan=1896 - 1967|description=Actor.}}
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*{{HOF|profileid=6000000004649973334|name=Kjetil Rekdal|category=Sports|lifespan=1968 - |description=Football player.}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000004649973334|name=Kjetil Rekdal|category=Sports|lifespan=1968 - |description=Football player.}}
 
==UK==
 
 
'''Art & Entertainment'''
 
*{{HOF|profileid=298232075060008975|name=Jane Austen|category=Art & Entertainment|lifespan=1775 - 1817|description=English novelist whose realism, biting social commentary and masterful use of free indirect speech, burlesque and irony have earned her a place as one of the most widely read and most beloved writers in English literature.}}
 
'''Politics'''
 
*{{HOF|profileid=5597380726000028489|name=William I of England|category=Royal & Military|lifespan=1027 – 1087|description=aka William The Conqueror; Duke of Normandy from 1035 and King of England from 1066 to his death}}
 
*{{HOF|profileid=6000000000893738220|name=Diana Frances Spencer|category=Royal & Military|lifespan=1961 – 1997|description=The first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales.}}
 
 
=Asia=
 
 
'''Politics'''
 
*{{HOF|profileid=4171616250790061933|name=Mahatma Gandhi|category=Politics|lifespan=1869 – 1948|description=A major political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian independence movement.}}
 
 
 
=Africa=
 
==South Africa==
 

Revision as of 16:55, 17 December 2009

Norway

Academia & Science

  • Ivar Aasen (1813 - 1896), Linguistics. Linguist, Norwegian philologist, lexicographer, playwright and poet. (Wikipedia: Ivar Aasen)

Arts 1500 - 1900

Arts & Entertainment, 1900 -

Politics & History

  • Max Manus (1914 - 1996), History. Important member of the Norwegian Resistance during WWII. (Wikipedia: Max Manus)

Sports & Explorers

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