Namesakes

Fictional Characters from Books: 1 villain
Claude Frollo   1831   Notre-Dame de Paris  
Haitian Presidents: 1 president
(president) Jean-Claude Duvalier   1971-1986  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 football
(football) Claude Humphrey   2014  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 literature, 1 physics
(literature) Claude Simon   1985  
(physics) Claude Cohen-Tannoudji   1997  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 2 actors, 1 comedian
W. C. Fields (a.k.a. Claude)   1880-1946  
Chelcie Ross (a.k.a. Claude)   1942-  
Jean-Claude Van Damme   1960-  
Notable Artists: 1 painter
Claude Monet   1840-1926  
Notable Athletes: 1 football, 1 soccer
(football) Claude Humphrey   1944-  
(soccer) Franck Silvestre (a.k.a. Claude)   1967-  
Notable Musicians: 3 composers
Élisabeth-Claude Jacquet   1665-1729     
Louis-Claude Daquin   1694-1772     
Claude Debussy   1862-1918     
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 sociologist/philosopher
Raymond Aron (a.k.a. Claude)   1905-1983  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 biologist, 1 physicist
Claude Pouillet   1790-1868  
Claude Bernard   1813-1878  
Olympic Medalists: 3 bronze
(bronze) Claude Jameson   1904   football  
(bronze) Claude Ménard   1928   high jump  
(bronze) Claude Piquemal   1964; 1968   4x100 m relay  
Other Leaders: 1 prime minister
Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker   1995-2013   Luxembourg  
Saints: 3 blessed, 2 saints
Saint Claudius of Besançon (a.k.a. Claude)   ?-699  
Saint Claude de la Colombière   1641-1682  
Blessed Claude Richard   ?-1794  
Blessed Marie-Claude Cyprienne Brard   ?-1794  
Blessed Claudio Granzotto (a.k.a. Claude)   1900-1947