Namesakes

Belgian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Herman Van Rompuy   2008-2009  
Danish Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Ludvig Holstein-Holsteinborg (a.k.a. Herman)   1870-1874  
Dutch Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Theo de Meester (a.k.a. Herman)   1905-1908  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 baseball
(baseball) George Herman "Babe" Ruth   1936  
Most Valuable Players: 1 winner
George Herman "Babe" Ruth   1923   baseball  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 2 comedians
Herman van Veen   1945-  
Herman Finkers   1954-  
Notable Athletes: 1 baseball, 1 boating, 1 cricket
(baseball) George Herman "Babe" Ruth   1895-1948  
(cricket) Herschelle Gibbs (a.k.a. Herman)   1974-  
(boating) Sjoerd Hamburger (a.k.a. Herman)   1983-  
Notable Musicians: 1 musician/singer, 1 singer
Herman van Veen   1945-     
Herman Brood   1946-2001     
Notable Politicians and Statespeople: 2 politicians
Onno Ruding (a.k.a. Herman)   1939-  
Herman Heinsbroek   1951-  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 inventor
Herman Hollerith   1860-1929  
Notable Writers: 2 authors
Herman Melville   1819-1891  
Bartho Smit (a.k.a. Herman)   1924-1986  
Olympic Medalists: 2 bronze, 2 silver, 2 silver/bronze, 1 bronze/gold, 1 gold
(bronze) Herman Groman   1904   400 m  
(silver/bronze) Herman Donners   1908; 1912   water polo  
(silver/bronze) Herman Meyboom   1908; 1912   water polo  
(silver) Herman Brix   1928   shot put  
(gold) Kenny Rollins (a.k.a. Herman)   1948   basketball  
(bronze/gold) Herman Frazier   1976   400 m; 4x400 m relay  
(silver) Herman Ponsteen   1976   cycling - track  
(bronze) Herman "J. R." Reid Jr.   1988   basketball  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 winner
Herman Wouk   1952   The Caine Mutiny  
Saints: 1 blessed, 1 saint
Blessed Herman the Cripple   1013-1054  
Saint Herman Joseph   1150-1241