Namesakes

Austrian Chancellors and Presidents: 1 chancellor, 1 president
(president) Franz Jonas   1965-1974  
(chancellor) Franz Vranitzky   1986-1997  
Austrian Dukes and Emperors: 2 emperors
Emperor Franz I   1792-1835  
Emperor Franz Joseph I   1848-1916  
Bohemian Kings: 2 kings
King František (a.k.a. Franz)   1792-1835  
King František Josef I (a.k.a. Franz)   1848-1916  
Fictional Characters from Plays and Musicals: 1 character
Franz Joseph I   1992   Elisabeth  
German Chancellors and Presidents: 1 chancellor
(chancellor) Franz von Papen   1932  
German Kings and Holy Roman Emperors: 2 king/emperors
King/Emperor Franz I   1745-1765  
King/Emperor Franz II   1792-1806  
Hungarian Kings and Queens: 2 kings
King Ferenc (a.k.a. Franz)   1792-1835  
King Ferenc József I (a.k.a. Franz)   1848-1916  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 physics
(physics) Victor Francis Hess (a.k.a. Franz)   1936  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 1 actor
Hardy Krüger (a.k.a. Franz)   1928-  
Notable Athletes: 1 soccer, 1 tennis
(soccer) Franz Beckenbauer   1945-  
(tennis) Boris Becker (a.k.a. Franz)   1967-  
Notable Businesspeople: 1 businessperson
Franz Josef Popp   1886-1954  
Notable Musicians: 2 composers
Franz Schubert   1797-1828     
Franz Liszt   1811-1886   classical  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 anthropologist
Franz Boas   1858-1942  
Notable Writers: 1 author
Franz Kafka   1883-1924  
Olympic Medalists: 2 bronze, 1 gold
(bronze) Erland Herkenrath (a.k.a. Franz)   1936   handball  
(bronze) Franz-Peter Hofmeister   1976   4x400 m relay  
(gold) Boris Becker (a.k.a. Franz)   1992   tennis  
Other Leaders: 1 prime minister
Prime Minister Josef Hoop (a.k.a. Franz)   1928-1945   Liechtenstein  
Other Royalty: 6 princes
Johann Nepomuk Karl, Prince of Liechtenstein (a.k.a. Franz)   1732-1748   Liechtenstein  
Franz Joseph I, Prince of Liechtenstein   1772-1781   Liechtenstein  
Johann I Joseph, Prince of Liechtenstein (a.k.a. Franz)   1805-1836   Liechtenstein  
Johann II, Prince of Liechtenstein (a.k.a. Franz)   1858-1929   Liechtenstein  
Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein   1929-1938   Liechtenstein  
Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein   1938-1989   Liechtenstein  
Saints: 1 blessed
Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos (a.k.a. Franz)   1819-1867