Namesakes

Australian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Ben Chifley (a.k.a. Benedict)   1945-1949  
Bishops of Rome and the Popes: 15 popes, 2 antipopes
Benedict I   575-579  
Benedict II   684-685  
Benedict III   855-858  
Benedict IV   900-903  
Benedict V   964  
Benedict VI   973-974  
Benedict VII   974-983  
Benedict VIII   1012-1024  
Benedict IX   1032-1045; 1045-1046; 1047-1048  
Benedict   1058-1059  
Benedict XI   1303-1304  
Benedict XII   1334-1342  
Benedict   1394-1423  
Benedict XIII   1724-1730  
Benedict XIV   1740-1758  
Benedict XV   1914-1922  
Benedict XVI   2005-2013  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 2 actors
Benedict Cumberbatch   1976-  
Benedict Samuel   1988-  
Olympic Medalists: 1 silver/gold
(silver/gold) Ben Ainslie (a.k.a. Benedict)   1996; 2000; 2004; 2008; 2012   sailing  
Saints: 17 saints, 3 blessed
Saint Benedict of Nursia   480-547  
Saint Benedict the Hermit   ?-550  
Saint Benedict   628-690  
Saint Benedict II   635-685  
Saint Benedict   ?-654  
Saint Benedict Crispus   ?-725  
Saint Benedict of Aniane   750-821  
Saint Benedict   ?-820  
Saint Benedict of Macerac   ?-845  
Saint Benedict Revelli   ?-900  
Saint Benedict of Benevento   ?-1005  
Saint Benedict of Szkalka   ?-1012  
Blessed Benedict of Coltiboni   ?-1107  
Saint Benedict of Cagliari   ?-1112  
Saint Benedict   1163-1184  
Blessed Benedict XI   1240-1304  
Saint Benedetto the Black (a.k.a. Benedict)   1526-1589  
Blessed Benedetto of Urbino (a.k.a. Benedict)   ?-1625  
Saint Benoît-Joseph Labré (a.k.a. Benedict)   1748-1783  
Saint Benedetto Menni (a.k.a. Benedict)   1841-1914