Austrian Chancellors and Presidents: 1 president
(president) Adolf Schärf   1957-1965  
German Chancellors and Presidents: 2 chancellors
(chancellor) Gustav Bauer (a.k.a. Adolf)   1919-1920  
(chancellor) Adolf Hitler   1933-1945  
German Kings and Holy Roman Emperors: 1 king
King Adolf of Nassau   1292-1298  
Nobel Prize Winners: 4 chemistry, 2 medicine
(medicine) Emil von Behring (a.k.a. Adolf)   1901  
(chemistry) Adolf von Baeyer   1905  
(chemistry) Richard Adolf Zsigmondy   1925  
(chemistry) Adolf Windaus   1928  
(chemistry) Adolf Butenandt   1939  
(medicine) Hans Adolf Krebs   1953  
Notable Activists and Revolutionaries: 1 revolutionary, 1 social activist
(social activist) Adolf Brand   1874-1945  
(revolutionary) Adolph Joffe (a.k.a. Adolf)   1883-1927  
Notable Actors and Entertainers: 6 actors, 1 actor/comedian
Adolf von Sonnenthal   1834-1909  
Gustav Adolf Semler   1885-1968  
Gustav von Wangenheim (a.k.a. Adolf)   1895-1975  
Anton Walbrook (a.k.a. Adolf)   1896-1967  
Adolf Dymsza   1900-1975  
Gustav Knuth (a.k.a. Adolf)   1901-1987  
Max von Sydow (a.k.a. Adolf)   1929-2020  
Notable Artists: 3 painters, 2 architects, 2 drawer/painters, 2 sculptors, 1 artist, 1 cartoonist/drawer, 1 drawer
Adolf von Hildebrand   1847-1921  
Adolf Hölzel   1853-1934  
Adolfo Hohenstein (a.k.a. Adolf)   1854-1928  
Adolf Hirémy-Hirschl   1860-1933  
Adolf Wölfli   1864-1930  
Gustaf Fjæstad (a.k.a. Adolf)   1868-1948  
Gustav Vigeland (a.k.a. Adolf)   1869-1943  
Adolf Loos   1870-1933  
Walter Gropius (a.k.a. Adolf)   1883-1969  
Gustaf Tenggren (a.k.a. Adolf)   1896-1970  
Adolf Hoffmeister   1902-1973  
Adolf Born   1930-2016  
Notable Athletes: 4 soccer, 3 chess, 1 cycling
(chess) Adolf Anderssen   1818-1879  
(chess) Adolf Schwarz   1836-1910  
(chess) Adolf Albin   1848-1920  
(soccer) Adolf Šimperský   1909-1964  
(soccer) Adolf Urban   1914-1943  
(cycling) Adolf Christian   1934-1999  
(soccer) Adolf Scherer   1938-2023  
(soccer) Adi Hütter   1970-  
Notable Businesspeople: 5 businesspersons
Adolf Lüderitz   1834-1886  
Ferdinand von Zeppelin (a.k.a. Adolf)   1838-1917  
Adolph Zukor (a.k.a. Adolf)   1873-1976  
Adolf Dassler   1900-1978  
Adolf Merckle   1934-2009  
Notable Evildoers: 2 persecutors
Adolf Hitler   1889-1945  
Adolf Eichmann   1906-1962  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 6 explorers
Arvid Adolf Etholén   1799-1876  
Adolf Overweg   1822-1852  
Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld   1832-1901  
Gustav Adolf Fischer   1848-1886  
Gustav Adolf von Götzen   1866-1910  
Adolf Henrik Lindstrøm   1866-1939  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 director, 1 director/producer, 1 producer
Adolph Zukor (a.k.a. Adolf)   1873-1976  
Gustav von Wangenheim (a.k.a. Adolf)   1895-1975  
Adolf Winkelmann   1946-  
Notable Military Figures: 2 generals, 1 commander
Gustav II Adolf   1594-1632  
Rüdiger von der Goltz (a.k.a. Adolf)   1865-1946  
Adolf Ehrnrooth   1905-2004  
Notable Musicians: 5 composers, 2 musicians, 1 composer/musician, 1 singer, 1 singer/musician
Johann Adolf Scheibe   1708-1776  
Franz Berwald (a.k.a. Adolf)   1796-1868  
Adolf Fredrik Lindblad   1801-1878  
Adolf von Henselt   1814-1889  
Adolf Jensen   1837-1879  
Adolph Brodsky (a.k.a. Adolf)   1851-1929  
Adolf Wiklund   1879-1950  
Adolf Busch   1891-1952  
Dado Topić   1949-  
Andy Borg (a.k.a. Adolf)   1960-  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 3 mathematicians, 2 linguists, 2 philosophers, 1 economist, 1 theologian
Ferdinand Minding (a.k.a. Adolf)   1806-1885  
Ludwig von Strümpell (a.k.a. Adolf)   1812-1899  
Karl Knies (a.k.a. Adolf)   1821-1898  
Karl Verner (a.k.a. Adolf)   1846-1896  
Adolf von Harnack   1851-1930  
Adolf Noreen   1854-1925  
Adolf Hurwitz   1859-1919  
Adolf Reinach   1883-1917  
Abraham Fraenkel (a.k.a. Adolf)   1891-1965  
Notable Politicians and Statespeople: 4 politicians, 2 statespersons, 1 diplomat/politician
Carl Adolph von Plessen (a.k.a. Adolf)   1678-1758  
Gustaf Adolf Reuterholm   1756-1813  
Alexander von Schleinitz (a.k.a. Adolf)   1807-1885  
Gustav Adolf von Götzen   1866-1910  
Adolf Köster   1883-1930  
Adolph Joffe (a.k.a. Adolf)   1883-1927  
Adolf Grimme   1889-1963  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 6 chemists, 5 physicians, 2 anthropologists, 2 inventors, 1 biologist, 1 paleontologist, 1 physicist
Adolf Kussmaul   1822-1902  
Adolph Strecker (a.k.a. Adolf)   1822-1871  
Adolf Bastian   1826-1905  
Adolf von Baeyer   1835-1917  
Ferdinand von Zeppelin (a.k.a. Adolf)   1838-1917  
Adolf Gaston Eugen Fick   1852-1937  
Adolf von Strümpell   1853-1925  
Emil von Behring (a.k.a. Adolf)   1854-1917  
Richard Adolf Zsigmondy   1865-1929  
Adolf Meyer   1866-1950  
Gustav Mie (a.k.a. Adolf)   1868-1957  
Erik Adolf von Willebrand   1870-1949  
Adolf Windaus   1876-1959  
Friedrich Paneth (a.k.a. Adolf)   1887-1958  
Hugo Bernatzik (a.k.a. Adolf)   1897-1953  
Hans Adolf Krebs   1900-1981  
Adolf Butenandt   1903-1995  
Adolf Seilacher   1925-2014  
Notable Writers: 2 poets, 1 author, 1 author/playwright, 1 author/poet, 1 playwright/poet
Adolf Friedrich von Schack   1815-1894  
Adolf Heyduk   1835-1923  
Adolf Paul   1863-1943  
Adolf Brand   1874-1945  
A. de Herz (a.k.a. Adolf)   1887-1936  
Adolf Hoffmeister   1902-1973  
Olympic Medalists: 4 bronze, 2 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze/gold, 1 gold/bronze
(gold/bronze) Adolf Schmal   1896   cycling  
(bronze/gold) Adolf Spinnler   1904   artistic gymnastics: individual all-around; artistic gymnastics: men's triathlon  
(silver) Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern Sr.   1912   equestrian  
(bronze) Erik Abrahamsson (a.k.a. Adolf)   1920   long jump  
(gold) Adolf Lindfors   1920   Greco-Roman wrestling  
(gold) Adolf van der Voort van Zijp   1924   equestrian  
(silver) Adolf Rieger   1928   Greco-Roman wrestling  
(bronze) Adolf Wagner   1936   weightlifting  
(bronze) Adolf Müller   1948   freestyle featherweight wrestling  
(bronze) Adolf Seger   1972; 1976   freestyle wrestling  
Other Leaders: 1 prime minister
Prime Minister Johan Adolf Pengel   1963-1969   Suriname  
Other Notables: 1 person
Hans Gross (a.k.a. Adolf)   1847-1915   criminology  
Other Royalty: 3 princes, 1 grand duke
Fredrik Adolf of Sweden   1750-1803   Sweden  
Oskar of Prussia (a.k.a. Adolf)   1888-1958   Prussia  
Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (a.k.a. Adolf)   1890-1905   Luxembourg  
Gustaf Adolf of Sweden   1906-1947   Sweden  
Saints: 1 blessed, 1 saint
Saint Adolf of Osnabrück   c. 1185-1224  
Blessed Adolph Kolping (a.k.a. Adolf)   1813-1865  
Swedish Kings and Queens: 5 kings
King Gustav II Adolf   1611-1632  
King Adolf Fredrik   1751-1771  
King Gustav IV Adolf   1792-1809  
King Gustav V (a.k.a. Adolf)   1907-1950  
King Gustaf VI Adolf   1950-1973  
Swiss Presidents: 2 presidents
Adolf Deucher   1886; 1897; 1903; 1909  
Adolf Ogi   1993; 2000