Namesakes

Bishops of Rome and the Popes: 6 popes
Adrian I   772-795  
Adrian II   867-872  
Adrian III   884-885  
Adrian IV   1154-1159  
Adrian V   1276  
Adrian VI   1522-1523  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 baseball, 1 basketball
(baseball) Adrian "Cap" Anson   1939  
(basketball) Adrian Dantley   2008  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 2 actors, 1 actor/comedian
Adrian Edmondson   1957-  
Adrian Pasdar   1965-  
Adrian Grenier   1976-  
Notable Athletes: 4 soccer, 2 rugby, 1 baseball, 1 basketball, 1 cricket, 1 tennis
(baseball) Adrian "Cap" Anson   1852-1922  
(basketball) Adrian Dantley   1955-  
(soccer) Adrián Ramos   1986-  
(rugby) Florin Vlaicu (a.k.a. Adrian)   1986-  
(cricket) Kieron Pollard (a.k.a. Adrian)   1987-  
(soccer) Adrián Aldrete   1988-  
(tennis) Adrian Mannarino   1988-  
(soccer) Adrian Popa   1988-  
(soccer) Adrián Bone   1988-  
(rugby) Adrian Apostol   1990-  
Olympic Medalists: 4 gold, 2 silver, 1 silver/bronze
(gold) Adrian Smith   1960   basketball  
(silver/bronze) Wendell Mottley (a.k.a. Adrian)   1964   400 m; 4x400 m relay  
(silver) Adrian Metcalfe   1964   4x400 m relay  
(gold) Adrian Dantley   1976   basketball  
(gold) Adrian Moorhouse   1988   swimming - 100 m breaststroke  
(silver) Adrian Burnside   2004   baseball  
(gold) Adrian Zieliński   2012   weightlifting  
Other Leaders: 1 prime minister
Prime Minister Adrian Hasler   2013-   Liechtenstein  
Saints: 8 saints, 1 blessed
Saint Adrian   ?-290  
Saint Adrian of Nicomedia   ?-304  
Saint Adrian   ?-310  
Saint Adrian   ?-668  
Saint Adrian of Canterbury   ?-710  
Saint Adrian   ?-875  
Saint Adrian III   ?-885  
Blessed Adrian Fortescue   1476-1539  
Saint Adrianus van Hilvarenbeek (a.k.a. Adrian)   ?-1572  
Shakespearian Characters: 2 characters
Adrian Volsce   Coriolanus  
Adrian   The Tempest  
Title Characters: 3 books
(book) Adrian Mole   1982   The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4  
(book) Adrian Plass   1987   The Sacred Diary of Adrian Plass Aged 37 3/4  
(book) Adrian   2015   Adrian