Namesakes

American Presidents: 1 president
Martin Van Buren   1837-1841  
Bishops of Rome and the Popes: 3 popes
Martin I   649-653  
Martin IV   1281-1285  
Martin V   1417-1431  
Canadian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Brian Mulroney (a.k.a. Martin)   1984-1993  
Fictional Characters from Movies: 2 characters
Martin Riggs   1987   Lethal Weapon  
Martin Blank   1997   Grosse Pointe Blank  
German Chancellors and Presidents: 1 chancellor
(chancellor) Bernhard von Bülow (a.k.a. Martin)   1900-1909  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 baseball, 1 basketball
(baseball) Martín Dihigo   1977  
(basketball) C. M. Newton (a.k.a. Martin)   2000  
Nobel Prize Winners: 3 chemistry, 3 medicine, 2 physics, 1 peace
(chemistry) Richard Willstätter (a.k.a. Martin)   1915  
(peace) Martin Luther King Jr.   1964  
(physics) Martin Ryle   1974  
(medicine) Howard Martin Temin   1975  
(medicine) Martin Rodbell   1994  
(physics) Martin Lewis Perl   1995  
(medicine) Martin Evans   2007  
(chemistry) Martin Chalfie   2008  
(chemistry) Martin Karplus   2013  
Norwegian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Trygve Bratteli (a.k.a. Martin)   1971-1972; 1973-1976  
Notable Activists: 1 activist
Martin Luther King Jr.   1929-1968  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 9 actors, 1 actor/comedian, 1 comedian/actor
Martin Balsam   1919-1996  
Martin Landau   1928-2017  
Marty Feldman (a.k.a. Martin)   1934-1982  
Martin Sheen   1940-  
Martin Mull   1943-  
Martin Shaw   1945-  
Martin Short   1950-  
Martin Turner   1950-  
Martin Lawrence   1965-  
Martin Freeman   1971-  
Martin Henderson   1974-  
Notable Artists: 1 conceptual artist
Martin Kippenberger   1953-1997  
Notable Athletes: 9 soccer, 4 rugby, 3 tennis, 1 baseball
(baseball) Martín Dihigo   1906-1971  
(tennis) Martin Verkerk   1978-  
(soccer) Martín Demichelis   1980-  
(rugby) Martín Castrogiovanni   1981-  
(rugby) Juan Martín Fernández Lobbe   1981-  
(soccer) Rodrigo Muñoz (a.k.a. Martín)   1982-  
(rugby) Juan Martín Hernández   1982-  
(soccer) Martín Silva   1983-  
(soccer) Martin Škrtel   1984-  
(soccer) Martín Cáceres   1987-  
(soccer) Martin Harnik   1987-  
(soccer) Martin Olsson   1988-  
(rugby) Martín Landajo   1988-  
(tennis) Juan Martín del Potro   1988-  
(tennis) Martin Kližan   1989-  
(soccer) Miiko Albornoz (a.k.a. Martín)   1990-  
(soccer) Martin Hinteregger   1992-  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 director
Martin Scorsese   1942-  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 philosopher, 1 theologian
Martin Luther   1483-1546  
Martin Heidegger   1889-1976  
Olympic Medalists: 6 gold, 5 bronze, 3 gold/bronze, 3 silver, 2 silver/bronze, 1 gold/silver
(gold/bronze) Martin Sheridan   1904; 1908   discus throw; discus throw - ancient style; long jump - standing  
(bronze) Martin Hawkins   1912   110 m hurdles  
(gold) Emmett Toppino (a.k.a. Martin)   1932   4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Martín Acosta y Lara   1952   basketball  
(gold) Martin Lauer   1960   4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Martin Jellinghaus   1968   4x400 m relay  
(silver) Martin Reynolds   1972   4x400 m relay  
(bronze) Martin Smith   1980   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(silver) Craig Wilson (a.k.a. Martin)   1984; 1988   water polo  
(gold) Martín López-Zubero   1992   swimming - 200 m backstroke  
(gold/bronze) Leonardo Gutiérrez (a.k.a. Martín)   2004; 2008   basketball  
(gold/bronze) Martin Hollstein   2008; 2012   canoe sprint  
(gold) Martin Sauer   2012   rowing  
(gold) Martin Häner   2012   field hockey  
(bronze) Juan Martín del Potro   2012   tennis  
(silver) Martin Sinković   2012   rowing  
(gold) Martin St. Louis   2014   ice hockey  
(silver/bronze) Martin Johnsrud Sundby   2010; 2014   cross-country skiing  
(silver/bronze) Benjamin Karl (a.k.a. Martin)   2010; 2014   snowboarding  
(gold/silver) Martin Fourcade   2010; 2014   biathlon  
Oscar Award Winners: 2 actors, 1 director
(actor) Martin Balsam   1965   A Thousand Clowns  
(actor) Martin Landau   1994   Ed Wood  
(director) Martin Scorsese   2006   The Departed  
Other Leaders: 2 prime ministers
Prime Minister Gerald Strickland, 1st Baron Strickland (a.k.a. Martin)   1927-1932   Malta  
Prime Minister Martin Raguž   2000-2001   Bosnia and Herzegovina  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 winner
Martin Flavin   1944   Journey in the Dark  
Saints: 4 saints, 2 blessed
Saint Martin of Tours   316-397  
Saint Martin I   ?-655  
Saint Martín de Porres   1579-1639  
Saint Martín Loynaz of the Ascension   ?-1597  
Blessed Martín Gómez   ?-1627  
Blessed Martin Lumbreras   ?-1632  
Spanish Kings and Queens: 1 king
King Martín the Kind (Aragon)   1396-1410  
Title Characters: 3 songs, 1 book, 1 musical
(book) Martin Chuzzlewit   1844   Martin Chuzzlewit  
(song) Martin   1968   Abraham, Martin and John  
(musical) Martin Guerre   1997   Martin Guerre  
(song) Martin Eden   2003   Martin Eden  
(song) Martin   2010   Martin