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Inspired by the famous people thread in the forum, add your link to a profile page of celebrities here by country of origin.

Please follow this template (loosely) for each entry:

  1. Name (in bold and with link to Geni profile)
  2. Category
    • Art's & Entertainment - Musicians, composers, dancers, writers, painters, sculptors (please add)
    • Politics - Presidents, freedom fighters, dictators (please add)
    • Academia - Philosophers, scientists, (please add)
    • Athlete - Baseball players, soccer players, golfers, runners, swimmers. Any sports celebrity.
    • Royal & Military - Emperors, Dictators, Kings, Queens, prince(sses), Lords, Ladys, Earls, Dukes, Generals,
  3. Also know as / real name
  4. Year of birth and death
  5. Title
  6. Short description
  7. URL link to wikipedia

To qualify as a celebrity in this list, the Geni profile should be publicly viewable ("about" and timeline) and there should be an article in wikipedia.

North America


  • Mark Twain Art's & Entertainment: Real name Samuel Langhorne Clemens. (1835 - 1910), American humorist, satirist, lecturer and writer - most noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [1]
  • Jerry Bruckheimer Art's & Entertainment: (1945 - ), Movie & TV Producer. Top Gun, Pirates of the Caribbean, Pearl Harbor, Beverly Hills Cop, CSI, Cold Case, Amazing Race [2]
  • George W. Bush Politics: (1946 - ) the forty-third and current President of the United States. [3]


(please add)


  • Rafael Ramiro Royal & Military: He was the senior lieutenant during the oath of the Mexican Independence in the Plan de Iguala. (no wikipedia reference?)


  • Charlemagne Royal & Military: aka Charles the Great or Carolus Magnus, (747 – 814), King of the Franks from 768 to his death. [4]


  • William I of England Royal & Military: aka William The Conqueror, (1027 – 1087), Duke of Normandy from 1035 and King of England from 1066 to his death. [5]
  • Jane Austen Arts & Entertainment: (1775 - 1817) 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.[6]
  • Diana Frances Spencer Royal & Military: (1961 – 1997), Lady. the first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales. [7]


  • Sigmund Freud Academia: (1856 – 1939) Psychiatrist, founded the psychoanalytic school of psychology. [8]



  • Mahatma Ghandi Politics: (1869 – 1948). A major political and spiritual leader of India and the Indian independence movement. [9]


South Africa

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