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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Albert Einstein Booklet

Albert Einstein Booklet

Print and fold this simple booklet and use it for storing all the Einstein information you collect with the kids - or perhaps to write down some of his more famous quotes and ideas. Folding instructions are here.

Albert Einstein Colouring Page

Albert Einstein Colouring Page

Colour in our fun colouring page of Albert Einstein, designed for younger kids and picking out some of his well-known characteristics - his hair, mustache and pipe, for example!

Albert Einstein Comprehension

Albert Einstein Comprehension

This comprehension worksheet provides our potted biography of famous physicist Albert Einstin, and then a sheet of questions for the kids to answer.

Albert Einstein Newspaper Writing Prompt

Albert Einstein Newspaper Writing Prompt

Perhaps the children could use this newspaper writing prompt to write about Einstein's Theory of Relativity, or perhaps to describe his winning of the Nobel Prize for Physics or Time Magazine's "Man of the Century" award.

Albert Einstein Notebooking Page

Albert Einstein Notebooking Page

Our notebooking pages are a good place for older children to collect notes, information, facts and quotes about Albert Einstein. Sheet 1 includes space for a drawing or stuck-in picture too.

Albert Einstein Pack

Albert Einstein Pack

Here are all our Albert Einstein resources in one easy-to-download-pack, to save you time if you would like to use all our activities.

Albert Einstein Poster

Albert Einstein Poster

Here's a fun illustrated poster of Albert Einstein, perfect to put on display for younger children.

Albert Einstein Quote Worksheet 1

Albert Einstein Quote Worksheet 1

"Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value." This simple worksheet asks children to think about what Albert Einstein meant when he said this, and to rewrite it in their own words. Perhaps you could also discuss whether he achieved what he advised.

Albert Einstein Quote Worksheet 2

Albert Einstein Quote Worksheet 2

"You never fail until you stop trying". This is an interesting quote to discuss with the kids, which is why we created this worksheet around it.

Albert Einstein Story Paper

Albert Einstein Story Paper

Use our Albert Einstein story paper to write a little biography, discuss some of his theories, collect quotes… Or to write a story about the man himself.

Albert Einstein Timeline

Albert Einstein Timeline

Use our printable timeline of Albert Einstein's life on its own or together with our timeline worksheets.

Albert Einstein Word Search

Albert Einstein Word Search

Find the words relating to Albert Einstein in this simple word search puzzle -a  fun accompaniment to your Einstein studies!

Albert Einstein Worksheet

Albert Einstein Worksheet

Our fun fact-finding worksheets are designed to prompt children to do a little research on their own, and then fill in what they have discovered. Then we ask them to think about what they would like to discuss with Einstein if they met him...

Albert Einstein Writing Page

Albert Einstein Writing Page

Our Albert Einstein writing page is designed for younger children to store what they have learned about this great mathematician and scientist, and comes in either colour or black and white.

Learn To Draw Albert Einstein

Learn To Draw Albert Einstein

Learn to draw your own picture of Albert Einstein, picking out some of his best-known features! Just follow along with our step by step instructions.

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