Namesakes

Belgian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Pierre Harmel (a.k.a. José)   1965-1966  
Biblical Characters: 1 character
Joshua (a.k.a. Jose)   (m)   Luke 3:29  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 baseball
(baseball) José Méndez   2006  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms: 3 storms, 2 hurricanes
Storm Jose   1981  
Hurricane Jose   1999  
Storm Jose   2005  
Storm Jose   2011  
Hurricane Jose   2017  
Nobel Prize Winners: 3 literature, 1 peace
(literature) José Echegaray   1904  
(literature) Camilo José Cela   1989  
(peace) José Ramos-Horta   1996  
(literature) José Saramago   1998  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 2 actors, 1 actress
José Ferrer   1912-1992  
Miguel Ferrer (a.k.a. José)   1955-2017  
Cote de Pablo (a.k.a. José)   1979-  
Notable Athletes: 22 soccer, 2 basketball, 1 baseball, 1 chess, 1 tennis
(baseball) José Méndez   1887-1928  
(chess) José Raúl Capablanca   1888-1942  
(soccer) José Nasazzi   1901-1968  
(basketball) José Manuel Monsalve   1945-  
(soccer) José Mourinho   1963-  
(soccer) Bebeto (a.k.a. José)   1964-  
(soccer) José de Jesús Corona   1981-  
(basketball) José Calderón   1981-  
(soccer) Jonny Magallón (a.k.a. José)   1981-  
(tennis) María José Martínez Sánchez   1982-  
(soccer) Pepe Reina (a.k.a. José)   1982-  
(soccer) Raul Meireles (a.k.a. José)   1983-  
(soccer) José Rojas   1983-  
(soccer) José Fonte   1983-  
(soccer) Fernando Torres (a.k.a. José)   1984-  
(soccer) José María Basanta   1984-  
(soccer) José Pedro Fuenzalida   1985-  
(soccer) Andrés Guardado (a.k.a. José)   1986-  
(soccer) José Miguel Cubero   1987-  
(soccer) Martín Cáceres (a.k.a. José)   1987-  
(soccer) José Juan Vázquez   1988-  
(soccer) Paulinho (a.k.a. José)   1988-  
(soccer) Nacho (a.k.a. José)   1990-  
(soccer) José Antonio Rodríguez   1992-  
(soccer) Ángelo Henríquez (a.k.a. José)   1994-  
(soccer) José Giménez   1995-  
(soccer) Vinícius Júnior (a.k.a. José)   2000-  
Notable Musicians: 2 singers
José Feliciano   1945-   Latin pop  
José "J Balvin" Osorio Balvín   1985-   reggaeton  
Olympic Medalists: 6 gold, 5 bronze, 5 silver, 1 gold/silver
(bronze) José Pamplona   1936   basketball  
(bronze) José da Conceição   1952   high jump  
(bronze) José Edvar Simões   1964   basketball  
(silver) José Pedraza Zúñiga   1968   20 km walk  
(bronze) José Manuel Abascal Gómez   1984   1500 m  
(silver) José Manuel Beirán   1984   basketball  
(silver) José Luis Llorente   1984   basketball  
(gold) José Raúl Delgado   1992   baseball  
(gold) José Estrada González   1992; 1996   baseball  
(gold) Marie-José Pérec   1992; 1996   400 m; 200 m  
(gold/silver) José Contreras   1996; 2000   baseball  
(gold) Josep Maria Abarca (a.k.a. José)   1996   water polo  
(silver) José Ibar   2000   baseball  
(bronze) José Ángel César   2000   4x100 m relay  
(silver) José Calderón   2008; 2012   basketball  
(gold) José de Jesús Corona   2012   football  
(gold) José Antonio Rodríguez   2012   football  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) José Ferrer   1950   Cyrano de Bergerac  
Other Leaders: 6 presidents
President Prudente de Morais (a.k.a. José)   1894-1898   Brazil  
President José Miguel Gómez   1909-1913   Cuba  
President José P. Laurel   1942-1944   Philippines  
President José Linhares   1945-1946   Brazil  
President Efraín Ríos Montt (a.k.a. José)   1982-1983   Guatemala  
President José Sarney   1985-1990   Brazil  
Portuguese Kings and Queens: 1 king
King José I the Reformer   1750-1777  
Saints: 11 blessed, 8 saints
Blessed José de Anchieta   1534-1597  
Saint José de Calasanz   1556-1648  
Saint Josep Oriol (a.k.a. José)   1650-1702  
Blessed Diego José of Cadiz   1743-1801  
Saint José Uyen Dinh Nguyen   1775-1838  
Saint José Diaz Sanjurjo   1818-1857  
Saint José Khang Duy Nguyen   1832-1861  
Saint José Canh Luong Hoang   ?-1838  
Blessed José Fernández de Ventosa   ?-1838  
Blessed José Ruiz Bruixola   1857-1936  
Blessed José María Rubio y Peralta   1864-1929  
Blessed José Sánchez del Río   1913-1928  
Saint José Isabel Flores Varela   ?-1927  
Saint José Maria Robles Hurtado   ?-1927  
Blessed José Ferrer Esteve   ?-1936  
Blessed José Fenollosa Alcayna   ?-1936  
Blessed José Perpina Nacher   ?-1936  
Blessed José Sala Pico   ?-1936  
Blessed José Aparicio Sanz   ?-1936  
Spanish Kings and Queens: 1 king
King José Bonaparte   1808-1813  
Spanish Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
José Luis Rodríguez Zapatero   2004-2011