Namesakes

Austrian Chancellors and Presidents: 1 chancellor
(chancellor) Carl Vaugoin   1930  
Danish Prime Ministers: 7 prime ministers
Carl Christoffer Georg Andræ   1856-1857  
Carl Christian Hall   1857-1859; 1860-1863  
Carl Edvard Rotwitt   1859-1860  
Ludvig Holstein-Holsteinborg (a.k.a. Carl)   1870-1874  
Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg (a.k.a. Carl)   1909  
Carl Theodor Zahle   1909-1910; 1913-1920  
Otto Liebe (a.k.a. Carl)   1920  
Emmy Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) Carl Betz   1969   Judd for the Defense  
Fictional Characters from Television: 1 character
Carl Elias   2011   Person of Interest  
Finnish Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 president
(president) Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim   1944-1946  
German Chancellors and Presidents: 2 chancellors
(chancellor) Chlodwig of Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst (a.k.a. Carl)   1894-1900  
(chancellor) Wilhelm Cuno (a.k.a. Carl)   1922-1923  
Hall-of-Famers: 2 baseball, 1 football
(baseball) Carl Hubbell   1947  
(baseball) Carl Yastrzemski   1989  
(football) Carl Eller   2004  
Nobel Prize Winners: 2 medicine, 2 peace, 2 physics, 1 chemistry, 1 literature
(literature) Carl Spitteler   1919  
(chemistry) Carl Bosch   1931  
(peace) Carl von Ossietzky   1935  
(physics) Carl David Anderson   1936  
(medicine) Henrik Dam (a.k.a. Carl)   1943  
(medicine) Carl Ferdinand Cori   1947  
(peace) Dag Hammarskjöld (a.k.a. Carl)   1961  
(physics) Carl Wieman   2001  
Norwegian Kings and Queens: 4 kings
King Karl I (a.k.a. Carl)   1449-1450  
King Karl II (a.k.a. Carl)   1814-1818  
King Karl III Johan (a.k.a. Carl)   1818-1844  
King Karl IV (a.k.a. Carl)   1859-1872  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 2 actors
Carl Betz   1921-1978  
Carl Lumbly   1951-  
Notable Athletes: 2 baseball, 2 soccer, 1 football, 1 tennis
(baseball) Carl Hubbell   1903-1988  
(baseball) Carl Yastrzemski   1939-  
(football) Carl Eller   1942-  
(tennis) Mike Bryan (a.k.a. Carl)   1978-  
(soccer) Carl Medjani   1985-  
(soccer) Oscar Hiljemark (a.k.a. Carl)   1992-  
Notable Musicians: 3 composers
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach   1714-1788     
Carl Maria von Weber   1786-1826     
Carl Orff   1895-1982     
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 2 psychologists, 1 geographer, 1 mathematician
Carl Friedrich Gauss   1777-1855  
Karl Ritter (a.k.a. Carl)   1779-1859  
Carl Jung   1875-1961  
Carl Rogers   1902-1987  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 astronomer, 1 biologist, 1 physicist
Carl Linnaeus   1707-1778  
Carl Friedrich Gauss   1777-1855  
Carl Sagan   1934-1996  
Olympic Medalists: 6 silver, 5 gold, 3 bronze, 2 silver/gold, 1 bronze/gold, 1 bronze/silver, 1 gold/silver
(bronze) Carl Albert Andersen   1900   pole vault  
(bronze/silver) Carl Johan Lind   1920   56 lb weight throw; hammer throw  
(silver) Carl Johnson   1920   long jump  
(gold) Carl Shy   1936   basketball  
(gold) Carl Knowles   1936   basketball  
(silver) Luz Long (a.k.a. Carl)   1936   long jump  
(gold) Carl Cain   1956   basketball  
(silver) Carl Kaufmann   1960   400 m; 4x400 m relay  
(silver/gold) Carl Joseph Robie III   1964; 1968   swimming - 200 m butterfly  
(bronze) Sture Andersson (a.k.a. Carl)   1980   ice hockey  
(gold) Christopher Cavanaugh (a.k.a. Carl)   1984   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(silver/gold) Carl Lewis   1984; 1988; 1992; 1996   100 m; 200 m; 4x100 m relay; long jump  
(silver) Dwayne Norris (a.k.a. Carl)   1994   ice hockey  
(bronze) Carl Verheijen   2006   speed skating  
(bronze/gold) Mike Bryan (a.k.a. Carl)   2008; 2012   tennis  
(gold) Carl Hester   2012   equestrian  
(silver) Loui Eriksson (a.k.a. Carl)   2014   ice hockey  
(gold/silver) Marcus Hellner (a.k.a. Carl)   2010; 2014   cross-country skiing  
(silver) Carl Hagelin   2014   ice hockey  
Other Royalty: 1 prince
Carl Philip of Sweden   1979-   Sweden  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 winner
Frederick Buechner (a.k.a. Carl)   1981   Godric  
Saints: 1 saint
Saint Charles Lwanga (a.k.a. Carl)   ?-1887  
Swedish Kings and Queens: 8 kings
King Karl II (or VIII) (a.k.a. Carl)   1448-1457; 1464-1465; 1467-1470  
King Karl X Gustav (a.k.a. Carl)   1654-1660  
King Karl XI (a.k.a. Carl)   1660-1697  
King Karl XII (a.k.a. Carl)   1697-1718  
King Karl XIII (a.k.a. Carl)   1809-1818  
King Karl XIV Johan (a.k.a. Carl)   1818-1844  
King Karl XV (a.k.a. Carl)   1859-1872  
King Carl XVI Gustaf   1973-  
Swedish Prime Ministers: 4 prime ministers
Carl Johan Thyselius   1883-1884  
Carl Swartz   1917  
Carl Gustaf Ekman   1926-1928; 1930-1932  
Carl Bildt   1991-1994  
Tolkien's Characters: 1 character
Carl Cotton   (m)