Namesakes for Robert

Namesakes for ROBERT:
  Australian Prime Ministers: 2 prime ministers
      Robert Menzies   1939-1941; 1949-1966  
      Bob Hawke (a.k.a. Robert)   1983-1991  

  British Prime Ministers: 5 prime ministers
      Robert Walpole   1721-1742  
      Robert Jenkinson   1812-1827  
      Robert Peel   1834-1835; 1841-1846  
      Robert Gascoyne-Cecil   1885-1886; 1886-1892; 1895-1902  
      Anthony Eden (a.k.a. Robert)   1955-1957  

  Canadian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
      Robert Borden   1911-1920  

  Emmy Award Winners: 4 actors
      (actor) Robert Young   1957; 1958; 1970   Father Knows Best; Marcus Welby, M.D.  
      (actor) Robert Stack   1960   The Untouchables  
      (actor) Robert Blake   1975   Baretta  
      (actor) Robert Guillaume   1985   Benson  

  Fictional Characters from Books: 2 characters, 1 hero
      Robert Ferrars   1811   Sense and Sensibility  
      Robert Baratheon   1996   A Game of Thrones  
      Robert Langdon   2003   The Da Vinci Code  

  Frankish and French Kings: 2 kings
      King Robert I Count of Paris   922-923  
      King Robert II the Pious   996-1031  

  Hall-of-Famers: 10 basketball, 1 baseball
      (baseball) Robert Moses "Lefty" Grove   1947  
      (basketball) Bob Kurland (a.k.a. Robert)   1961  
      (basketball) Robert "Ace" Gruenig   1963  
      (basketball) Bob Davies (a.k.a. Robert)   1969  
      (basketball) Bob Cousy (a.k.a. Robert)   1970  
      (basketball) Bob Pettit (a.k.a. Robert)   1970  
      (basketball) Robert "Fuzzy" Vandivier   1974  
      (basketball) Bobby Wanzer (a.k.a. Robert)   1987  
      (basketball) Bob Houbregs (a.k.a. Robert)   1987  
      (basketball) Robert "Lute" Olson   2002  
      (basketball) Robert Parish   2003  

  Nobel Prize Winners: 9 chemistry, 9 economics, 9 medicine, 6 physics, 1 peace
      (medicine) Robert Koch   1905  
      (medicine) Charles Richet (a.k.a. Robert)   1913  
      (medicine) Róbert Bárány   1914  
      (physics) Robert Andrews Millikan   1923  
      (peace) Robert Cecil   1937  
      (chemistry) Robert Robinson   1947  
      (physics) Robert Hofstadter   1961  
      (chemistry) Robert Burns Woodward   1965  
      (chemistry) Robert S. Mulliken   1966  
      (medicine) Robert W. Holley   1968  
      (medicine) Rodney Robert Porter   1972  
      (physics) John Robert Schrieffer   1972  
      (physics) Robert Woodrow Wilson   1978  
      (economics) Lawrence Klein (a.k.a. Robert)   1980  
      (medicine) John Vane (a.k.a. Robert)   1982  
      (chemistry) Robert Bruce Merrifield   1984  
      (economics) Robert Solow   1987  
      (chemistry) Robert Huber   1988  
      (chemistry) Thomas Cech (a.k.a. Robert)   1989  
      (economics) Robert Fogel   1993  
      (economics) Robert Lucas Jr.   1995  
      (chemistry) Robert Curl Jr.   1996  
      (physics) Robert Coleman Richardson   1996  
      (economics) Robert C. Merton   1997  
      (medicine) Robert F. Furchgott   1998  
      (physics) Robert B. Laughlin   1998  
      (economics) Robert Mundell   1999  
      (medicine) H. Robert Horvitz   2002  
      (economics) Robert F. Engle   2003  
      (economics) Robert Aumann   2005  
      (chemistry) Robert H. Grubbs   2005  
      (medicine) Robert Edwards   2010  
      (chemistry) Robert Lefkowitz   2012  
      (economics) Robert J. Shiller   2013  

  Notable Actors and Actresses: 20 actors
      Robert Donat   1905-1958  
      Robert Young   1907-1998  
      Robert Taylor   1911-1969  
      Robert Mitchum   1917-1997  
      Robert Stack   1919-2003  
      Robert Guillaume   1927-  
      Robert Wagner   1930-  
      Robert Duvall   1931-  
      Robert Blake   1933-  
      Robert Redford   1936-  
      Robert De Niro   1943-  
      Robert Englund   1947-  
      Robert Grubb   1950-  
      Robert Beltran   1953-  
      Robert Patrick   1958-  
      Robert Carlyle   1961-  
      Robert Downey, Jr.   1965-  
      Robert Sean Leonard   1969-  
      Robert Pattinson   1986-  
      Robert Sheehan   1988-  

  Notable Artists: 1 painter
      Robert Rauschenberg   1925-2008  

  Notable Athletes: 9 basketball, 4 soccer, 1 baseball
      (baseball) Robert Moses "Lefty" Grove   1900-1975  
      (basketball) Robert "Fuzzy" Vandivier   1903-1983  
      (basketball) Robert "Ace" Gruenig   1913-1958  
      (basketball) Bob Davies (a.k.a. Robert)   1920-1990  
      (basketball) Bobby Wanzer (a.k.a. Robert)   1921-  
      (basketball) Bob Kurland (a.k.a. Robert)   1924-2013  
      (basketball) Bob Cousy (a.k.a. Robert)   1928-  
      (basketball) Bob Houbregs (a.k.a. Robert)   1932-2014  
      (basketball) Bob Pettit (a.k.a. Robert)   1932-  
      (soccer) Bobby Robson (a.k.a. Robert)   1933-2009  
      (basketball) Robert Parish   1953-  
      (soccer) Robert Jarni   1968-  
      (soccer) Robert Kovač   1974-  
      (soccer) James Holland (a.k.a. Robert)   1989-  

  Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 4 explorers
      René-Robert Cavelier de La Salle   1643-1687  
      Robert Peary   1856-1920  
      Robert Falcon Scott   1868-1912  
      Robert Bartlett   1875-1946  

  Notable Filmmakers: 4 directors, 1 screenwriter/producer/director/editor/cinematographer
      Robert Wise   1914-2005  
      Robert Benton   1932-  
      Robert Redford   1936-  
      Robert Zemeckis   1951-  
      Robert Rodriguez   1968-  

  Notable Hosts and Presenters: 2 television, 1 radio/television
      Television Robert ten Brink   1955-  
      Television Kristian Luuk (a.k.a. Robert)   1966-  
      Radio/Television Robert Jensen   1973-  

  Notable Musicians: 5 musicians, 2 composers
      Robert Schumann   1810-1856    
      Robert Johnson   1911-1938   blues  
      Roberto Carlos Braga (a.k.a. Robert)   1941-    
      Bob Dylan (a.k.a. Robert)   1941-   folk  
      Bob Marley (a.k.a. Robert)   1945-1981    
      Robert Plant   1948-    
      Robert Rodriguez   1968-    

  Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 economist
      Thomas Robert Malthus   1766-1834  

  Notable Scientists and Inventors: 2 physicists, 1 chemist, 1 inventor
      Robert Boyle   1627-1691  
      Robert Hooke   1635-1703  
      Robert Fulton   1765-1815  
      J. Robert Oppenheimer   1904-1967  

  Notable Writers: 3 poets, 2 authors
      Robert Burns   1759-1796  
      Robert Browning   1812-1889  
      Robert Louis Stevenson   1850-1894  
      Robert Frost   1874-1963  
      Robert A. Heinlein   1907-1988  

  Olympic Medalists: 2 gold, 1 bronze/silver, 1 silver
      (gold) Nion Tucker, Sr. (a.k.a. Robert)   1928   bobsleigh  
      (silver) Norris Bowden (a.k.a. Robert)   1956   Figure skating  
      (gold) Edwyn Owen (a.k.a. Robert)   1960   ice hockey  
      (bronze/silver) Ove Aunli (a.k.a. Robert)   1980   cross-country skiing  

  Oscar Award Winners: 4 directors, 3 actors
      (actor) Robert Donat   1939   Goodbye, Mr. Chips  
      (director) Robert Wise   1961; 1965   West Side Story; The Sound of Music  
      (actor) Robert De Niro   1974; 1980   The Godfather Part II; Raging Bull  
      (director) Robert Benton   1979   Kramer vs. Kramer  
      (director) Robert Redford   1980   Ordinary People  
      (actor) Robert Duvall   1983   Tender Mercies  
      (director) Robert Zemeckis   1994   Forrest Gump  

  Other Leaders: 1 president/prime minister
      President/Prime Minister Robert Kocharyan   1992-1994; 1994-1997; 1997-1998; 1998-2008   Nagorno-Karabakh; Armenia  

  Pulitzer Award Winners: 5 winners
      Robert Penn Warren   1947   All the King's Men  
      Robert Lewis Taylor   1959   The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters  
      Robert Stone   1982   A Flag for Sunrise  
      Robert M. Pirsig   1992   Lila: An Inquiry into Morals  
      Robert Olen Butler   1993   A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain  

  Saints: 18 blessed, 10 saints
      Saint Rupert of Salzburg (a.k.a. Robert)   ?-718  
      Saint Rigobert (a.k.a. Robert)   ?-745  
      Saint Robert of Syracuse   ?-1000  
      Saint Robert of Molesme   1027-1111  
      Saint Robert of Chaise-Dieu   ?-1067  
      Saint Robert of Frassinoro   ?-1070  
      Saint Robert of Newminster   1100-1159  
      Blessed Robert of Bruges   ?-1157  
      Blessed Robert of Knaresborough   1160-1218  
      Saint Robert Lawrence   ?-1535  
      Blessed Robert Salt   ?-1537  
      Saint Roberto Bellarmino (a.k.a. Robert)   1542-1621  
      Blessed Robert Sutton   1545-1588  
      Blessed Robert Nutter   1557-1600  
      Blessed Robert Dibdale   1558-1586  
      Saint Robert Southwell   1561-1595  
      Blessed Robert Drury   1567-1607  
      Blessed Robert Middleton   1571-1601  
      Blessed Robert Watkinson   1579-1602  
      Blessed Robert Johnson   ?-1582  
      Blessed Robert Anderson   ?-1586  
      Blessed Robert Bickerdike   ?-1586  
      Blessed Robert Morton   ?-1588  
      Blessed Robert Widmerpool   ?-1588  
      Blessed Robert Wilcox   ?-1588  
      Blessed Robert Dalby   ?-1589  
      Blessed Robert Hardesty   ?-1589  
      Blessed Robert Thorpe   ?-1591  

  Scottish Kings and Queens: 3 kings
      King Robert I the Bruce   1306-1329  
      King Robert II   1371-1390  
      King Robert III   1390-1406  

  Shakespearian Characters: 3 characters
      Sir Robert Brakenbury   Richard III  
      Robert Falconbridge   King John  
      Robert Shallow   Henry IV (2); The Merry Wives of Windsor