Namesakes

Danish Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Christian Emil Krag-Juel-Vind-Frijs   1865-1870  
Finnish Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 president
(president) Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim   1944-1946  
Icelandic Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
(prime minister) Emil Jónsson   1958-1959  
Nobel Prize Winners: 4 medicine, 1 chemistry
(medicine) Emil von Behring   1901  
(chemistry) Hermann Emil Fischer   1902  
(medicine) Emil Theodor Kocher   1909  
(medicine) Konrad Emil Bloch   1964  
(medicine) George Emil Palade   1974  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 2 actors
Emil Jannings   1884-1950  
Emil Glad   1929-2009  
Notable Artists: 1 sculptor
Jens Adolf Jerichau (a.k.a. Emil)   1816-1883  
Notable Athletes: 2 soccer, 1 track
(track) Emil Zátopek   1922-2000  
(soccer) Emil Hallfreðsson   1984-  
(soccer) Emil Forsberg   1991-  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 philosopher
Emil Cioran   1911-1995  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 chemist
Hermann Emil Fischer   1852-1919  
Notable Writers: 1 essayist
Emil Cioran   1911-1995  
Olympic Medalists: 6 bronze, 3 gold, 2 silver/gold, 1 gold/bronze, 1 gold/silver, 1 silver
(gold/bronze) Emil Rausch   1904   swimming - 1500 m freestyle; swimming - 200 m freestyle; swimming - 880 yard freestyle  
(bronze) Emil Breitkreutz   1904   800 m  
(gold) Ulrich Salchow (a.k.a. Emil)   1908   figure skating  
(gold) Emil Voigt   1908   5 miles  
(gold) Ejler Allert (a.k.a. Emil)   1912   rowing  
(bronze) Emil Magnusson   1912   discus throw - both hands  
(bronze) Emil Hirschfeld   1928   shot put  
(silver) Sigfrid Öberg (a.k.a. Emil)   1928   ice hockey  
(gold/silver) Emil Benecke   1928; 1932   water polo  
(silver/gold) Emil Zátopek   1948; 1952   10000 m; 5000 m; marathon  
(bronze) Eric Lindroth (a.k.a. Emil)   1972   water polo  
(bronze) Göte Wälitalo (a.k.a. Emil)   1984   ice hockey  
(silver/gold) Emil Hegle Svendsen   2010; 2014   biathlon  
(bronze) Emil Jönsson   2014   cross-country skiing  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) Emil Jannings   1928   The Last Command and The Way of All Flesh  
Other Leaders: 3 presidents, 2 prime ministers
President Emil Welti   1869; 1872; 1876; 1880; 1884; 1891   Switzerland  
President Emil Frey   1894   Switzerland  
President Emil Constantinescu   1996-2000   Romania  
Prime Minister Emil Boc   2008-2012   Romania  
Prime Minister Emil Dimitriev   2016-2017   Macedonia  
Saints: 1 blessed
Blessed Emil Szramek   1887-1943  
Title Characters: 1 book
(book) Emil   1928   Emil and the Detectives