Namesakes

Fictional Characters from Movies: 1 hero
Axel Foley   1984   Beverly Hills Cop  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 literature, 1 medicine
(literature) Erik Axel Karlfeldt   1931  
(medicine) Hugo Theorell (a.k.a. Axel)   1955  
Notable Athletes: 1 soccer
(soccer) Axel Witsel   1989-  
Notable Writers: 1 author
Aksel Sandemose (a.k.a. Axel)   1899-1965  
Olympic Medalists: 1 bronze
(bronze) Axel Runström   1908   water polo  
Other Royalty: 1 king
Baudouin of Belgium (a.k.a. Axel)   1951-1993   Belgium  
Swedish Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Axel Pehrsson-Bramstorp   1936  
Title Characters: 1 song
(song) Axel Foley   1984   Axel F