Famous People A-Z

Find the famous people you want to learn about using our A-Z list of everyone we have featured at Activity Village. And we add more nearly every week!

Famous People A-Z

Famous People, in First Name Alphabetical Order:

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  • Haile Gebrselassie - Inspirational long-distance runner from Ethiopia
  • Harry Styles - member of the famous boy band One Direction
  • Harry Truman - 33rd President of the USA
  • Prince Harry - Younger son of the Prince of Wales
  • Henry I - King of England, 1100-1135 died of food poisoning
  • Henry II - King of England, 1154-1189, first Plantagenet King
  • Henry III - King of England, 1216-1272 when Parliament was first called
  • Henry IV - King of England, 1399-1413, deposed his cousin Richard II
  • Henry V - warrior King of England, 1413-1422
  • Henry VI - King of England, 1422-1461, and again 1470-1471
  • Henry VII - brave, strong and wealthy King of England, 1485-1509
  • Henry VIII - extravagant King of England, 1509-1547, with six wives!
  • Henry Williams - one of the first missionaries to travel to New Zealand
  • Herbert Hoover - 31st President of the USA
  • Hone Heke - Maori war leader and chief

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  • Ian Thorpe - Australian swimmer, nicknamed 'the Thorpedo'

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  • Malcolm Fraser - Prime Minister of Australia 1975-1983
  • Mark Spitz - won an incredible 7 gold medals in 1972 Olympic swimming
  • Martin Luther King - a leader of the civil rights movement in the 1960's
  • Martin Van Buren - 8th President of the USA
  • Mary I - eldest daughter of Henry VIII and Queen of England, 1553-1558
  • Mary II - Queen of England 1688-94, joint ruler with her husband William
  • Mary Queen of Scots - unhappy Queen of Scotland and mother of James I of England
  • Matilda - Empress Matilda ruled England briefly in 1141, never crowned
  • Michael Johnson - 4-times Olympic gold winner, record-beating sprinter
  • Michael Phelps - Winner of 14 Olympic gold medals in swimming!
  • Millard Fillmore - 13th President of the USA
  • Molly Brown - brave lady and survivor of the sinking of the Titanic
  • Mozart - Child musical prodigy and prolific classical composer
  • Muhammad Ali - champion heavyweight boxer with character!
  • Mungo Park - famous Scottish explorer of Africa

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  • Victoria - Queen of England from 1830 to 1901, the "Victorian Age"

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