Namesakes for George

Namesakes for GEORGE:
  American Presidents: 3 presidents
      George Washington   1789-1797  
      George H. W. Bush   1989-1993  
      George W. Bush   2001-2009  

  Australian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
      George Reid   1904-1905  

  Bohemian Kings: 1 king
      King Jiří (a.k.a. George)   1457-1471  

  British Prime Ministers: 5 prime ministers
      George Grenville   1763-1765  
      George Canning   1827  
      Edward Smith-Stanley (a.k.a. George)   1852; 1858-1859; 1866-1868  
      George Hamilton-Gordon   1852-1855  
      Edward Heath (a.k.a. George)   1970-1974  

  Bulgarian Kings and Tsars: 2 tsars
      Tsar Georgi Terter I (a.k.a. George)   1280-1292  
      Tsar Georgi Terter II (a.k.a. George)   1322-1323  

  Canadian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
      John Diefenbaker (a.k.a. George)   1957-1963  

  English and British Kings and Queens: 6 kings
      King George I   1714-1727  
      King George II   1727-1760  
      King George III   1760-1820  
      King George IV   1820-1830  
      King George V   1910-1936  
      King George VI   1936-1952  

  Fictional Characters from Books: 7 characters
      George Wickham   1813   Pride and Prejudice  
      George Knightley   1815   Emma  
      George Osborne   1847   Vanity Fair  
      George Fayne   1931   The Secret at Shadow Ranch  
      Ashley Wilkes (a.k.a. George)   1936   Gone With the Wind  
      George Milton   1937   Of Mice and Men  
      George Smiley   1974   Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy  

  Fictional Characters from Movies: 1 hero
      George Bailey   1946   It's a Wonderful Life  

  Fictional Characters from Television: 1 character
      George Costanza   1989   Seinfeld  

  Hall-of-Famers: 8 baseball, 8 football, 6 ice hockey, 3 basketball
      (baseball) George Herman "Babe" Ruth   1936  
      (baseball) George Wright   1937  
      (baseball) George Sisler   1939  
      (ice hockey) George Richardson   1950  
      (ice hockey) George McNamara   1958  
      (ice hockey) George Hay   1958  
      (basketball) George Mikan   1959  
      (ice hockey) Georges Boucher (a.k.a. George)   1960  
      (ice hockey) George Hainsworth   1961  
      (football) George Halas   1963  
      (football) George Preston Marshall   1963  
      (football) George Trafton   1964  
      (football) George McAfee   1966  
      (baseball) George Kelly   1973  
      (football) George Connor   1975  
      (ice hockey) George Armstrong   1975  
      (football) George Blanda   1981  
      (football) George Musso   1982  
      (baseball) George Kell   1983  
      (basketball) George Yardley   1996  
      (basketball) George Gervin   1996  
      (baseball) George Davis   1998  
      (baseball) George Brett   1999  
      (baseball) George "Sparky" Anderson   2000  
      (football) George Allen   2002  

  Harry Potter Characters: 1 character
      George Weasley  

  Nobel Prize Winners: 7 medicine, 4 chemistry, 3 physics, 2 economics, 1 literature, 1 peace
      (literature) George Bernard Shaw   1925  
      (medicine) George Whipple   1934  
      (medicine) George Minot   1934  
      (physics) George Paget Thomson   1937  
      (chemistry) George de Hevesy   1943  
      (peace) George Marshall   1953  
      (medicine) George Wells Beadle   1958  
      (chemistry) Ronald George Wreyford Norrish   1967  
      (medicine) George Wald   1967  
      (chemistry) George Porter   1967  
      (medicine) George Emil Palade   1974  
      (medicine) George Davis Snell   1980  
      (economics) George Stigler   1982  
      (medicine) George H. Hitchings   1988  
      (chemistry) George Andrew Olah   1994  
      (economics) George Akerlof   2001  
      (physics) George Smoot   2006  
      (physics) George E. Smith   2009  

  Notable Actors and Actresses: 14 actors, 1 comedian/actor
      George Arliss   1868-1946  
      George Burns   1896-1996  
      Melville Cooper (a.k.a. George)   1896-1973  
      George Sanders   1906-1972  
      George Kennedy   1925-  
      George C. Scott   1927-1999  
      George Peppard   1928-1994  
      George Segal   1934-  
      George Chakiris   1934-  
      George Takei   1937-  
      George Lazenby   1939-  
      Delroy Lindo (a.k.a. George)   1952-  
      George Lopez   1961-  
      George Clooney   1961-  
      George Newbern   1964-  

  Notable Artists: 1 painter
      Georges Seurat (a.k.a. George)   1859-1891  

  Notable Athletes: 7 baseball, 6 football, 6 ice hockey, 3 basketball, 1 boxing, 1 soccer, 1 tennis
      (baseball) George Wright   1847-1937  
      (baseball) George Davis   1870-1940  
      (tennis) Major Ritchie (a.k.a. George)   1870-1955  
      (ice hockey) George McNamara   1886-1952  
      (ice hockey) George Richardson   1886-1916  
      (baseball) George Sisler   1893-1973  
      (football) George Halas   1895-1983  
      (baseball) George Herman "Babe" Ruth   1895-1948  
      (ice hockey) George Hainsworth   1895-1950  
      (baseball) George Kelly   1895-1984  
      (ice hockey) Georges Boucher (a.k.a. George)   1896-1960  
      (football) George Trafton   1896-1971  
      (ice hockey) George Hay   1898-1975  
      (football) George Musso   1910-2000  
      (football) George McAfee   1918-2009  
      (baseball) George Kell   1922-2009  
      (basketball) George Mikan   1924-2005  
      (football) George Connor   1925-2003  
      (football) George Blanda   1927-2010  
      (basketball) George Yardley   1928-2004  
      (ice hockey) George Armstrong   1930-  
      (soccer) George Best   1946-2005  
      (boxing) George Foreman   1949-  
      (basketball) George Gervin   1952-  
      (baseball) George Brett   1953-  

  Notable Businesspeople: 2 businesspersons
      George Henry Corliss   1817-1888  
      George Soros   1930-  

  Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 3 explorers
      George Vancouver   1757-1798  
      George Bass   1771-1803  
      George Mallory   1886-1924  

  Notable Filmmakers: 4 directors, 1 screenwriter/director
      George Cukor   1899-1983  
      George Stevens   1904-1975  
      George Roy Hill   1921-2002  
      George A. Romero   1940-  
      George Lucas   1944-  

  Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
      Television George Lopez   1961-  

  Notable Musicians: 3 composers, 3 musicians
      Georg Friedrich Händel (a.k.a. George)   1685-1759   classical  
      Georges Bizet (a.k.a. George)   1838-1875    
      George Gershwin   1898-1937   classical  
      George Jones   1931-2013   country  
      George Harrison   1943-2001    
      Boy George   1961-    

  Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 4 philosophers
      George Berkeley   1685-1753  
      Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (a.k.a. George)   1770-1831  
      George Santayana   1863-1952  
      G. E. Moore (a.k.a. George)   1873-1958  

  Notable Scientists and Inventors: 4 inventors, 1 physicist
      George Stephenson   1781-1848  
      Georg Ohm (a.k.a. George)   1789-1854  
      George Henry Corliss   1817-1888  
      George Westinghouse   1846-1914  
      George Eastman   1854-1932  

  Notable Writers: 4 authors, 1 playwright, 1 poet
      Lord Byron (a.k.a. George)   1788-1824  
      George Sand   1804-1876  
      George Eliot   1819-1880  
      George Bernard Shaw   1856-1950  
      H. G. Wells (a.k.a. George)   1866-1946  
      George Orwell   1903-1950  

  Olympic Medalists: 2 bronze, 1 silver, 1 silver/gold/bronze
      (bronze) Saint George Ashe   1900   rowing  
      (silver/gold/bronze) Major Ritchie (a.k.a. George)   1908   tennis  
      (silver) Gerry Geran (a.k.a. George)   1920   ice hockey  
      (bronze) August Desch (a.k.a. George)   1920   Athletics  

  Oscar Award Winners: 7 actors, 3 directors
      (actor) George Arliss   1930   Disraeli  
      (actor) George Sanders   1950   All About Eve  
      (director) George Stevens   1951; 1956   A Place in the Sun; Giant  
      (actor) George Chakiris   1961   West Side Story  
      (director) George Cukor   1964   My Fair Lady  
      (actor) George Kennedy   1967   Cool Hand Luke  
      (actor) George C. Scott   1970   Patton  
      (director) George Roy Hill   1973   The Sting  
      (actor) George Burns   1975   The Sunshine Boys  
      (actor) George Clooney   2005   Syriana  

  Other Leaders: 2 presidents
      President George Vasiliou   1988-1993   Cyprus  
      President Crin Antonescu (a.k.a. George)   2012   Romania  

  Other Royalty: 1 king
      Willem-Alexander (a.k.a. George)   2013-   Netherlands  

  Russian Grand Dukes and Tsars: 3 dukes
      Duke Yuriy I Dolgorukiy (a.k.a. George)   1154-1157  
      Duke Yuriy II (a.k.a. George)   1212-1216; 1218-1238  
      Duke Yuriy (a.k.a. George)   1303-1325  

  Saints: 8 blessed, 3 saints
      Saint George   ?-303  
      Saint George   ?-825  
      Saint George   ?-852  
      Blessed George Haydock   1556-1584  
      Blessed George Beesley   1563-1591  
      Blessed George Gervase   1569-1608  
      Blessed George Douglas   ?-1587  
      Blessed George Nichols   ?-1589  
      Blessed George Errington   ?-1596  
      Blessed Georges Edme Rene (a.k.a. George)   1748-1794  
      Blessed Jurgis Matulaitis-Matulevičius (a.k.a. George)   1871-1927  

  Serbian Kings, Tsars and Princes: 1 despot, 1 ruler
      Despot Đurađ Branković (a.k.a. George)   1427-1456  
      Ruler Đorđe Petrović (a.k.a. George)   1804-1813  

  Shakespearian Characters: 2 characters
      Master George Page   The Merry Wives of Windsor  
      George Plantagenet   Henry VI (3); Richard III