Namesakes

Austrian Dukes and Emperors: 3 archdukes, 1 emperor
Archduke Ferdinand I   1521-1564  
Archduke Ferdinand II   1619-1637  
Archduke Ferdinand III   1637-1657  
Emperor Ferdinand I   1835-1848  
Bohemian Kings: 5 kings
King Ferdinand I   1526-1564  
King Ferdinand II   1617-1637  
King Ferdinand III   1627-1657  
King Ferdinand IV   1646-1654  
King Ferdinand V   1835-1848  
Bulgarian Kings and Tsars: 1 tsar
Tsar Ferdinand   1887-1918  
French Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
(prime minister) Ferdinand Sarrien   1906  
German Kings and Holy Roman Emperors: 3 king/emperors
King/Emperor Ferdinand I   1558-1564  
King/Emperor Ferdinand II   1619-1637  
King/Emperor Ferdinand III   1637-1657  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Fernie Flaman (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1990  
Hungarian Kings and Queens: 5 kings
King Ferdinánd I   1526-1564  
King Ferdinánd II   1618-1637  
King Ferdinánd III   1625-1657  
King Ferdinánd IV   1647-1654  
King Ferdinánd V   1835-1848  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 chemistry, 1 medicine, 1 peace, 1 physics
(physics) Karl Ferdinand Braun   1909  
(peace) Ferdinand Buisson   1927  
(medicine) Carl Ferdinand Cori   1947  
(chemistry) Max Perutz (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1962  
Notable Athletes: 1 ice hockey
(ice hockey) Fernie Flaman (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1927-2012  
Notable Businesspeople: 2 businesspersons
Ferdinand von Zeppelin   1838-1917  
Ferdinand Porsche   1875-1951  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 5 explorers
Ferdinand Magellan   1480-1521  
Hernán Cortés (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1485-1547  
Hernando de Soto (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   c. 1496-1542  
Fernão Mendes Pinto (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1509-1583  
Ferdinand Konščak   1703-1759  
Notable Musicians: 1 composer
Ferdo Livadić (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1799-1879     
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 linguist, 1 philosopher/sociologist
Ferdinand de Saussure   1857-1913  
Raymond Aron (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1905-1983  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 2 inventors, 1 chemist
Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge   1794-1867  
Karl Ferdinand Braun   1850-1918  
Ferdinand Porsche   1875-1951  
Notable Writers: 2 authors
F. Bordewijk (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1884-1965  
Ferdo Kozak (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1894-1957  
Olympic Medalists: 2 gold, 1 bronze/gold
(bronze/gold) Ed Lindberg (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1912   400 m; 4x400 m relay  
(gold) Ferdinand Bie   1912   pentathlon  
(gold) Freddie Wolff (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1936   4x400 m relay  
Other Leaders: 1 president/prime minister
President/Prime Minister Ferdinand Marcos   1965-1986; 1978-1981   Philippines  
Other Royalty: 1 king, 1 prince
Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1989-   Liechtenstein  
Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   2013-   Netherlands  
Portuguese Kings and Queens: 1 king
King Fernando I the Handsome (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1367-1383  
Saints: 3 blessed, 1 saint
Saint Fernando III (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1199-1252  
Blessed Fernando of Portugal (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1402-1443  
Blessed Fernando Ayala (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   ?-1617  
Blessed Ferdinando Maria Baccilieri (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1821-1893  
Shakespearian Characters: 2 characters
Ferdinand   Love's Labour's Lost  
Ferdinand   The Tempest  
Spanish Kings and Queens: 8 kings
King Fernando I the Great (Castile) (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1035-1065  
King Fernando II (Leon) (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1157-1188  
King Fernando III the Saint (Castile) (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1217-1252  
King Fernando IV the Summoned (Castile) (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1295-1312  
King Fernando I (Aragon) (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1412-1416  
King Fernando II the Catholic (Aragon) (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1479-1516  
King Fernando VI (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1746-1759  
King Fernando VII (a.k.a. Ferdinand)   1808; 1814-1833  
Tolkien's Characters: 1 character
Ferdinand Took   (m)