Namesakes for Richard

Namesakes for RICHARD:
  American Presidents: 1 president
      Richard Nixon   1969-1974  

  British Prime Ministers: 2 prime ministers
      Clement Attlee (a.k.a. Richard)   1945-1951  
      Edward Heath (a.k.a. Richard)   1970-1974  

  Canadian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
      R. B. Bennett (a.k.a. Richard)   1930-1935  

  Emmy Award Winners: 3 actors
      (actor) Richard Thomas   1973   The Waltons  
      (actor) Richard Kiley   1988   A Year in the Life  
      (actor) Richard Mulligan   1980; 1989   Soap; Empty Nest  

  English and British Kings and Queens: 3 kings, 1 protector
      King Richard I the Lionheart   1189-1199  
      King Richard II   1377-1399  
      King Richard III   1483-1485  
      Protector Richard Cromwell   1658-1659  

  Fictional Characters from Plays and Musicals: 1 character
      Richard III   c. 1592   Richard III  

  German Kings and Holy Roman Emperors: 1 king
      King Richard of Cornwall   1257-1271  

  Hall-of-Famers: 1 baseball, 1 basketball, 1 football
      (basketball) Rick Barry (a.k.a. Richard)   1987  
      (baseball) Richard "Goose" Gossage   2008  
      (football) Richard Dent   2011  

  Hurricanes and Tropical Storms: 1 hurricane
      Hurricane Richard   2010  

  Nobel Prize Winners: 9 chemistry, 4 medicine, 2 economics, 2 physics
      (chemistry) Richard Willst├Ątter   1915  
      (chemistry) Richard Adolf Zsigmondy   1925  
      (chemistry) Richard Kuhn   1938  
      (chemistry) Richard Laurence Millington Synge   1952  
      (physics) Richard Feynman   1965  
      (chemistry) Derek Barton (a.k.a. Richard)   1969  
      (economics) John Hicks (a.k.a. Richard)   1972  
      (economics) Richard Stone   1984  
      (physics) Richard E. Taylor   1990  
      (chemistry) Richard R. Ernst   1991  
      (medicine) Richard J. Roberts   1993  
      (chemistry) Richard Smalley   1996  
      (medicine) Eric Kandel (a.k.a. Richard)   2000  
      (medicine) Tim Hunt (a.k.a. Richard)   2001  
      (medicine) Richard Axel   2004  
      (chemistry) Richard R. Schrock   2005  
      (chemistry) Richard F. Heck   2010  

  Notable Actors and Actresses: 20 actors
      Morton Selten (a.k.a. Richard)   1860-1939  
      Richard Kiley   1922-1999  
      Richard Attenborough   1923-2014  
      Richard Burton   1925-1984  
      Richard Harris   1930-2002  
      Richard Mulligan   1932-2000  
      Richard Chamberlain   1934-  
      Brook Williams (a.k.a. Richard)   1938-2005  
      Richard Pryor   1940-2005  
      Richard Griffiths   1947-2013  
      Richard Dreyfuss   1947-  
      Jude Ciccolella (a.k.a. Richard)   1947-  
      Richard Gere   1949-  
      Richard Dean Anderson   1950-  
      Richard Thomas   1951-  
      Richard Karn   1956-  
      Richard E. Grant   1957-  
      Richard Roxburgh   1962-  
      Richard Armitage   1971-  
      Richard Madden   1986-  

  Notable Artists: 1 sculptor
      Richard Serra   1939-  

  Notable Athletes: 1 baseball, 1 basketball, 1 football, 1 soccer, 1 tennis, 1 wrestling
      (basketball) Rick Barry (a.k.a. Richard)   1944-  
      (wrestling) Ric Flair (a.k.a. Richard)   1949-  
      (baseball) Richard "Goose" Gossage   1951-  
      (football) Richard Dent   1960-  
      (soccer) Richard Witschge   1969-  
      (tennis) Richard Krajicek   1971-  

  Notable Businesspeople: 2 businesspersons
      Richard McDonald   1909-1998  
      Richard Branson   1950-  

  Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 2 explorers
      Richard Francis Burton   1821-1890  
      Richard E. Byrd   1888-1957  

  Notable Filmmakers: 2 directors
      Richard Attenborough   1923-2014  
      Richard Linklater   1960-  

  Notable Hosts and Presenters: 2 television
      Television Richard Karn   1956-  
      Television Richard Hammond   1969-  

  Notable Musicians: 2 composers, 2 musicians
      Richard Wagner   1813-1883   classical  
      Richard Strauss   1864-1949   classical  
      "Little" Richard Penniman   1932-   rock  
      Scott Weiland (a.k.a. Richard)   1967-   rock  

  Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 biologist, 1 inventor, 1 physicist
      Richard Arkwright   1733-1792  
      Richard Feynman   1918-1988  
      Richard Dawkins   1941-  

  Olympic Medalists: 1 bronze/silver, 1 gold/bronze, 1 silver/bronze
      (bronze/silver) Bibi Torriani (a.k.a. Richard)   1928; 1948; 1957   ice hockey; luge  
      (gold/bronze) Butch Johnson (a.k.a. Richard)   1996; 2000   archery  
      (silver/bronze) Richard Thompson   2008; 2012   100 m; 4├Ś100 m relay  

  Oscar Award Winners: 1 actor, 1 director
      (actor) Richard Dreyfuss   1977   The Goodbye Girl  
      (director) Richard Attenborough   1982   Gandhi  

  Pulitzer Award Winners: 4 winners
      John Hersey (a.k.a. Richard)   1945   A Bell for Adano  
      Richard Ford   1996   Independence Day; Sabbath's Theater  
      Richard Russo   2002   Empire Falls  
      Richard Powers   2007   The Echo Maker  

  Saints: 17 blessed, 8 saints
      Saint Richard of Lucca   ?-720  
      Blessed Richard   970-1046  
      Saint Richard of Vaucelles   ?-1169  
      Saint Richard   ?-1196  
      Saint Richard Wyche   1197-1253  
      Blessed Richard Rolle of Hampole   1300-1349  
      Blessed Richard Whiting   1460-1539  
      Saint Richard Reynolds   1492-1535  
      Blessed Richard Bere   ?-1537  
      Saint Richard Gwyn   1537-1584  
      Blessed Richard Fetherston   ?-1540  
      Blessed Richard Kirkman   ?-1582  
      Blessed Richard Thirkeld   ?-1583  
      Blessed Richard Langley   ?-1586  
      Blessed Richard Flower   ?-1588  
      Blessed Richard Leigh   ?-1588  
      Saint Richard Martin   ?-1588  
      Blessed Richard Yaxley   ?-1589  
      Blessed Richard Hill   ?-1590  
      Blessed Richard Holiday   ?-1590  
      Blessed Richard Newport   ?-1612  
      Blessed Ricardo of Saint Ann (a.k.a. Richard)   ?-1622  
      Blessed Richard Herst   ?-1628  
      Blessed Richard Langhorne   ?-1679  
      Saint Riccardo Pampuri (a.k.a. Richard)   1897-1930  

  Shakespearian Characters: 9 characters
      Earl Richard   Henry V  
      Duke Richard of Clarence   Richard III  
      Lord Richard Grey   Richard III  
      Richard Plantagenet   Henry VI (1); Henry VI (2); Henry VI (3)  
      Sir Richard Ratcliff   Richard III  
      Richard Scroop   Henry IV (1); Henry IV (2)  
      Sir Richard Vernon   Henry IV (1)  
      Richard II   Richard II  
      Richard Plantagenet; Richard III   Henry VI (2); Henry VI (3); Richard III