Namesakes for Edward

Namesakes for EDWARD:
  Australian Prime Ministers: 2 prime ministers
      Harold Holt (a.k.a. Edward)   1966-1967  
      Gough Whitlam (a.k.a. Edward)   1972-1975  

  British Prime Ministers: 2 prime ministers
      Edward Smith-Stanley   1852; 1858-1859; 1866-1868  
      Edward Heath   1970-1974  

  English and British Kings and Queens: 11 kings
      King Edward the Elder   899-924  
      King Edward the Martyr   975-978  
      King Edward the Confessor   1042-1066  
      King Edward I Longshanks   1272-1307  
      King Edward II   1307-1327  
      King Edward III   1327-1377  
      King Edward IV   1461-1470; 1471-1483  
      King Edward V   1483  
      King Edward VI   1547-1553  
      King Edward VII   1901-1910  
      King Edward VIII   1936  

  Fictional Characters from Books: 2 characters, 1 hero
      Edward Ferrars   1811   Sense and Sensibility  
      Edward Fairfax Rochester   1847   Jane Eyre  
      Henry Jekyll (a.k.a. Edward)   1886   Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde  

  Fictional Characters from Movies: 1 hero
      Edward Scissorhands   1990   Edward Scissorhands  

  Hall-of-Famers: 3 basketball
      (basketball) Ed Macauley (a.k.a. Edward)   1960  
      (basketball) Ed Wachter (a.k.a. Edward)   1961  
      (basketball) Edward "Moose" Krause   1975  

  Irish High Kings: 1 king
      King Eideard Bruis (a.k.a. Edward)   1316-1318  

  Nobel Prize Winners: 7 medicine, 2 economics, 2 physics
      (medicine) Edward Adelbert Doisy   1943  
      (physics) Edward Victor Appleton   1947  
      (medicine) Edward Calvin Kendall   1950  
      (physics) Edward Mills Purcell   1952  
      (medicine) Edward Lawrie Tatum   1958  
      (medicine) Salvador Luria (a.k.a. Edward)   1969  
      (economics) James Meade (a.k.a. Edward)   1977  
      (medicine) Joseph Murray (a.k.a. Edward)   1990  
      (medicine) Edward B. Lewis   1995  
      (medicine) John Sulston (a.k.a. Edward)   2002  
      (economics) Edward C. Prescott   2004  

  Notable Actors and Actresses: 5 actors, 1 actor/comedian
      Edward G. Robinson   1893-1973  
      Morton Lowry (a.k.a. Edward)   1914-1987  
      Edward Herrmann   1943-  
      Edward Norton   1969-  
      Joel McHale (a.k.a. Edward)   1971-  
      Edward Furlong   1977-  

  Notable Artists: 4 painters
      Édouard Manet (a.k.a. Edward)   1832-1883  
      Edvard Munch (a.k.a. Edward)   1863-1944  
      Edward Hopper   1882-1967  
      Edward Ruscha   1937-  

  Notable Athletes: 3 basketball, 1 baseball, 1 soccer
      (basketball) Ed Wachter (a.k.a. Edward)   1883-1966  
      (basketball) Edward "Moose" Krause   1913-1992  
      (basketball) Ed Macauley (a.k.a. Edward)   1928-2011  
      (baseball) Jayson Nix (a.k.a. Edward)   1982-  
      (soccer) Curtis Good (a.k.a. Edward)   1993-  

  Notable Businesspeople: 3 businesspersons
      Edward Harland   1831-1895  
      Edward Beale McLean   1889-1941  
      Warren Buffett (a.k.a. Edward)   1930-  

  Notable Evildoers: 1 pirate
      Edward Teach "Blackbeard"   c. 1680-1718  

  Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 1 explorer
      William Edward Parry   1790-1855  

  Notable Musicians: 3 composers, 1 musician
      Edvard Grieg (a.k.a. Edward)   1843-1907    
      Edward Elgar   1857-1934   classical  
      Edward MacDowell   1860-1908    
      Edward "Duke" Ellington   1899-1974    

  Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 philosopher
      G. E. Moore (a.k.a. Edward)   1873-1958  

  Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 biologist, 1 physicist
      Edward Jenner   1749-1823  
      Edward Teller   1908-2003  

  Notable Writers: 1 author
      E. M. Forster (a.k.a. Edward)   1879-1970  

  Olympic Medalists: 1 bronze, 1 bronze/silver, 1 silver
      (bronze/silver) Alphonzo Bell (a.k.a. Edward)   1904   tennis  
      (bronze) Jayson Nix (a.k.a. Edward)   2008   Baseball  
      (silver) Trey Hardee (a.k.a. Edward)   2012   Athletics - Decathlon  

  Other Royalty: 1 prince
      Edward, Earl of Wessex   1964-   United Kingdom  

  Portuguese Kings and Queens: 1 king
      King Duarte the Philosopher (a.k.a. Edward)   1433-1438  

  Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 winner
      Edward P. Jones   2004   The Known World  

  Saints: 15 blessed, 3 saints
      Saint Edward the Martyr   c. 962-978  
      Saint Edward the Confessor   1003-1066  
      Blessed Edward Powell   ?-1540  
      Blessed Edward Burden   1540-1588  
      Blessed Edward Stransham   1557-1586  
      Blessed Edward Osbaldeston   1560-1594  
      Blessed Edward Oldcorne   1561-1606  
      Blessed Edward Thwing   1565-1600  
      Saint Ambrose Edward Barlow   1585-1641  
      Blessed Edward Campion   ?-1588  
      Blessed Edward James   ?-1588  
      Blessed Edward Shelley   ?-1588  
      Blessed Edward Jones   ?-1590  
      Blessed Edward Waterson   ?-1593  
      Blessed Edward Bamber   1600-1646  
      Blessed Edward Coleman   ?-1678  
      Blessed Edward Poppe   1890-1924  
      Blessed Piotr Edward Dankowski   1908-1942  

  Scottish Kings and Queens: 1 king
      King Edward Balliol   1332-1336  

  Shakespearian Characters: 4 characters
      Prince Edward of Westminster   Henry VI (3); Richard III  
      Edward Poins   Henry IV (1); Henry IV (2)  
      Edward IV   Henry VI (2); Henry VI (3); Richard III  
      Prince Edward   Richard III