Namesakes

German Kings and Holy Roman Emperors: 1 king
King Adolf of Nassau (a.k.a. Adolph)   1292-1298  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 basketball
(basketball) Dolph Schayes (a.k.a. Adolph)   1972  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 literature
(literature) Karl Adolph Gjellerup   1917  
Notable Activists and Revolutionaries: 2 social activists, 1 revolutionary
(social activist) Carl Feilberg (a.k.a. Adolph)   1844-1887  
(social activist) Adolf Brand (a.k.a. Adolph)   1874-1945  
(revolutionary) Adolph Joffe   1883-1927  
Notable Artists: 6 painters, 2 architects, 1 drawer/painter, 1 painter/architect
Adolf Ulrik Wertmüller (a.k.a. Adolph)   1751-1811  
Adolph Friedrich Vollmer   1806-1875  
Adolph Tidemand   1814-1876  
Adolph von Menzel   1815-1905  
Adolf Cluss (a.k.a. Adolph)   1825-1905  
Adolph Northen   1828-1876  
Adolf Schill (a.k.a. Adolph)   1848-1911  
Adolf Wiesner (a.k.a. Adolph)   1871-1942  
Walter Gropius (a.k.a. Adolph)   1883-1969  
Ad Reinhardt (a.k.a. Adolph)   1913-1967  
Notable Athletes: 1 basketball, 1 skating, 1 soccer
(skating) Dolph van der Scheer (a.k.a. Adolph)   1909-1966  
(basketball) Dolph Schayes (a.k.a. Adolph)   1928-2015  
(soccer) Adolph Bachmeier   1937-2016  
Notable Businesspeople: 1 businessperson
Adolph Zukor   1873-1976  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 1 explorer
Adolf Schlagintweit (a.k.a. Adolph)   1829-1857  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 producer
Adolph Zukor   1873-1976  
Notable Journalists: 1 print
(print) Carl Feilberg (a.k.a. Adolph)   1844-1887  
Notable Musicians: 2 composers, 2 musicians, 1 lyricist, 1 musician/composer
Johann Adolph Hasse   1699-1783   classical, opera  
Johann Adolf Scheibe (a.k.a. Adolph)   1708-1776   classical  
Adolf von Henselt (a.k.a. Adolph)   1814-1889   classical  
Adolf Pollitzer (a.k.a. Adolph)   1832-1900   classical  
Adolph Brodsky   1851-1929   classical  
Adolph Green   1914-2002   musical theatre  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 jurist, 1 theologian
Adolf von Harless (a.k.a. Adolph)   1806-1879  
Adolf Wach (a.k.a. Adolph)   1843-1926  
Notable Politicians and Statespeople: 2 statespersons, 1 politician/diplomat
Carl Adolph von Plessen   1678-1758  
Gustaf Adolf Reuterholm (a.k.a. Adolph)   1756-1813  
Adolph Joffe   1883-1927  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 2 chemists, 2 physicians
Hermann Kolbe (a.k.a. Adolph)   1818-1884  
Adolf Kussmaul (a.k.a. Adolph)   1822-1902  
Adolph Strecker   1822-1871  
Adolf Fick (a.k.a. Adolph)   1829-1901  
Notable Writers: 1 author, 1 playwright
Adolf Brand (a.k.a. Adolph)   1874-1945  
Adolph Green   1914-2002  
Olympic Medalists: 3 gold
(gold) Adolph Kiefer   1936   swimming - 100 m backstroke  
(gold) Al Oerter (a.k.a. Adolph)   1956; 1960; 1964; 1968   discus throw  
(gold) Richard Blick (a.k.a. Adolph)   1960   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
Other Notables: 2 persons
Adolf Fick (a.k.a. Adolph)   1829-1901   physiology  
Karl Verner (a.k.a. Adolph)   1846-1896   linguistics  
Other Royalty: 1 grand duke
Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg (a.k.a. Adolph)   1890-1905   Luxembourg  
Saints: 1 blessed, 1 saint
Saint Adolf of Osnabrück (a.k.a. Adolph)   c. 1185-1224  
Blessed Adolph Kolping   1813-1865  
Swedish Kings and Queens: 3 kings
King Gustav II Adolf (a.k.a. Adolph)   1611-1632  
King Adolf Fredrik (a.k.a. Adolph)   1751-1771  
King Gustav IV Adolf (a.k.a. Adolph)   1792-1809