Namesakes

Belgian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Gérard Cooreman   1918  
Dutch Prime Ministers: 2 prime ministers
Nicolaas Pierson (a.k.a. Gerard)   1897-1901  
Victor Marijnen (a.k.a. Gerard)   1963-1965  
French Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 president
(president) François Hollande (a.k.a. Gérard)   2012-2017  
Nobel Prize Winners: 2 physics, 1 economics
(economics) Gérard Debreu   1983  
(physics) Gerard 't Hooft   1999  
(physics) Gérard Mourou   2018  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 3 actors
Gerard Cox   1940-  
Gérard Depardieu   1948-  
Gerard Butler   1969-  
Notable Athletes: 3 soccer, 2 rugby, 1 cricket
(rugby) Conrad Smith (a.k.a. Gerard)   1981-  
(cricket) Eoin Morgan (a.k.a. Gerard)   1986-  
(soccer) Gerard Piqué   1987-  
(rugby) Keith Earls (a.k.a. Gerard)   1987-  
(soccer) Fraser Forster (a.k.a. Gerard)   1988-  
(soccer) Conor McLaughlin (a.k.a. Gerard)   1991-  
Notable Businesspeople: 2 businesspersons
Gerard Philips   1858-1942  
Gerard Swope   1872-1957  
Notable Hosts and Presenters: 2 television, 1 television/radio
(television) Marcel Vanthilt (a.k.a. Gerard)   1957-  
(television) Gerard Joling   1960-  
(television/radio) Gerard Ekdom   1978-  
Notable Musicians: 2 singers, 1 musician
Gerard Cox   1940-     
Gerard Joling   1960-     
Martin Garrix (a.k.a. Gerard)   1996-   house  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 astronomer
Gerard Kuiper   1905-1973  
Notable Writers: 1 author, 1 poet, 1 poet/author
Gerard Reve   1923-2006  
Matthew Sweeney (a.k.a. Gerard)   1952-2018  
Gerard Woodward   1961-  
Olympic Medalists: 5 silver, 3 bronze, 1 bronze/silver, 1 gold
(bronze/silver) Gérard Blitz   1920; 1924; 1936   swimming - 100 m backstroke; water polo  
(silver) Gerard Bosch van Drakestein   1928   cycling - track  
(silver) Gerard de Kruijff   1928   equestrian  
(bronze) Gérard Fenouil   1968   4x100 m relay  
(silver) Gerard Nijboer   1980   marathon  
(silver) Susan Rapp (a.k.a. Gerard)   1984   swimming - 200 m breaststroke  
(bronze) Gerard Kemkers   1988   speed skating  
(silver) Fabian Joseph (a.k.a. Gerard)   1992; 1994   ice hockey  
(gold) Gerard van Velde   2002   speed skating  
(bronze) Paddy Barnes (a.k.a. Gerard)   2008; 2012   boxing  
Other Leaders: 2 prime ministers
Prime Minister Gerard Batliner   1962-1970   Liechtenstein  
Prime Minister John Bruton (a.k.a. Gerard)   1994-1997   Ireland  
Saints: 5 saints, 4 blessed
Saint Gerard of Toul   935-994  
Saint Gérard of Brogne   ?-959  
Saint Gerard of Saint-Wandrille   970-1029  
Saint Gerard Sagredo   ?-1046  
Blessed Gerard of Clairvaux   ?-1138  
Blessed Gerard of Villamagna   1200-1245  
Blessed Gerard of Monza   ?-1207  
Blessed Gerard of Lunel   1275-1298  
Saint Gerardo Majella (a.k.a. Gerard)   1726-1755  
Title Characters: 1 book
(book) Gerard   2012   Gerard's Beauty