Namesakes

Karl I the Great   (m)   742-814  
German Kings and Holy Roman Emperors   800-814
Karl II the Bald   (m)   823-877  
German Kings and Holy Roman Emperors   875-877
Charles the Fat   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   839-888  
Frankish and French Kings   884-887
German Kings and Holy Roman Emperors (Karl III the Fat)   876-887
Karl I (or VII)   (m)   1130-1167  
Swedish Kings and Queens   1161-1167
Karel I   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1316-1378  
Bohemian Kings   1346-1378
German Kings and Holy Roman Emperors (Karl IV)   1346-1378
Karl I   (m)   1409-1470  
Norwegian Kings and Queens   1449-1450
Swedish Kings and Queens (Karl II (or VIII))   1448-1457; 1464-1465; 1467-1470
Carlos I   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1500-1558  
Spanish Kings and Queens   1516-1556
Austrian Dukes and Emperors (Karl I)   1519-1521
German Kings and Holy Roman Emperors (Karl V)   1519-1556
Karl IX   (m)   1550-1611  
Swedish Kings and Queens   1599-1611
Karl I, Prince of Liechtenstein   (m)   1569-1627  
Other Royalty   1608-1627   Liechtenstein   (prince)
Karl Eusebius, Prince of Liechtenstein   (m)   1611-1684  
Other Royalty   1627-1684   Liechtenstein   (prince)
Karl X Gustav   (m)   1622-1660  
Swedish Kings and Queens   1654-1660
Karl XI   (m)   1655-1697  
Swedish Kings and Queens   1660-1697
Karl XII   (m)   1682-1718  
Swedish Kings and Queens   1697-1718
Karel II   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1685-1740  
Bohemian Kings   1711-1740
Austrian Dukes and Emperors (Karl II)   1711-1740
German Kings and Holy Roman Emperors (Karl VI)   1711-1740
Hungarian Kings and Queens (Károly III)   1711-1740
Karel Albrecht   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1697-1745  
Bohemian Kings   1741-1743
German Kings and Holy Roman Emperors (Karl VII Albrecht)   1742-1745
Johann Nepomuk Karl, Prince of Liechtenstein   (m)   1724-1748  
Other Royalty   1732-1748   Liechtenstein   (prince)
Karl II   (m)   1748-1818  
Norwegian Kings and Queens   1814-1818
Swedish Kings and Queens (Karl XIII)   1809-1818
Karl III Johan   (m)   1763-1844  
Norwegian Kings and Queens   1818-1844
Swedish Kings and Queens (Karl XIV Johan)   1818-1844
Carl Friedrich Gauss   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1777-1855  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers
Notable Scientists and Inventors
Karl Ritter   (m)   1779-1859  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers
Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1817-1905  
Other Royalty   1890-1905   Luxembourg   (grand duke)
Karl Marx   (m)   1818-1883  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers
Karl IV   (m)   1826-1872  
Norwegian Kings and Queens   1859-1872
Swedish Kings and Queens (Karl XV)   1859-1872
Karl Benz   (m)   1844-1929  
Notable Businesspeople
Notable Scientists and Inventors
Bernhard von Bülow   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1849-1929  
German Chancellors and Presidents   1900-1909   (chancellor)
Karl Ferdinand Braun   (m)   1850-1918  
Nobel Prize Winners   1909   (physics)
Notable Scientists and Inventors
Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1853-1938  
Other Royalty   1929-1938   Liechtenstein   (prince)
Karl Adolph Gjellerup   (m)   1857-1919  
Nobel Prize Winners   1917   (literature)
Rudolf Diesel   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1858-1913  
Notable Scientists and Inventors
Karl Staaff   (m)   1860-1915  
Swedish Prime Ministers   1905-1906; 1911-1914
Hjalmar Branting   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1860-1925  
Nobel Prize Winners   1921   (peace)
Swedish Prime Ministers   1920; 1921-1923; 1924-1925
Karl Landsteiner   (m)   1868-1943  
Nobel Prize Winners   1930   (medicine)
Karl Seitz   (m)   1869-1950  
Austrian Chancellors and Presidents   1919-1920   (president)
Karl Renner   (m)   1870-1950  
Austrian Chancellors and Presidents   1918-1920; 1945; 1945-1950   (chancellor/president)
Hans von Euler-Chelpin   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1873-1964  
Nobel Prize Winners   1929   (chemistry)
Rainer Maria Rilke   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1875-1926  
Notable Writers
Karl Malmström   (m)   1875-1938  
Olympic Medalists   1908   diving - platform   (silver)
Ulrich Salchow   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1877-1949  
Olympic Medalists   1908   figure skating   (gold)
Karl Buresch   (m)   1878-1936  
Austrian Chancellors and Presidents   1931-1932   (chancellor)
Joseph Wirth   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1879-1956  
German Chancellors and Presidents   1921-1922   (chancellor)
Karl Ruberl   (m)   1880-1966  
Olympic Medalists   1900   swimming - 200 m backstroke; swimming - 200 m freestyle   (silver/bronze)
Karl Luther   (m)   1885-1962  
Olympic Medalists   1912   4x100 m relay   (silver)
Torsten Kumfeldt   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1886-1966  
Olympic Medalists   1908; 1912; 1920   water polo   (silver/bronze)
Karl von Frisch   (m)   1886-1982  
Nobel Prize Winners   1973   (medicine)
Charles I of Austria   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1887-1922  
Saints
Bohemian Kings (Karel III)   1916-1918
Austrian Dukes and Emperors (Karl I)   1916-1918
Hungarian Kings and Queens (Károly IV)   1916-1918
Kaarel Eenpalu   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1888-1942  
Other Leaders   1938-1939   Estonia   (prime minister)
Heinrich Lübke   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1894-1972  
German Chancellors and Presidents   1959-1969   (president)
Karl Ziegler   (m)   1898-1973  
Nobel Prize Winners   1963   (chemistry)
Karl Bähre   (m)   1899-1960  
Olympic Medalists   1928   water polo   (gold)
Gustav Knuth   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1901-1987  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Karl-August Fagerholm   (m)   1901-1984  
Finnish Presidents and Prime Ministers   1948-1950; 1956-1957; 1958-1959   (prime minister)
Karl Popper   (m)   1902-1994  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers
Franz Joseph II, Prince of Liechtenstein   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1906-1989  
Other Royalty   1938-1989   Liechtenstein   (prince)
Karl Hein   (m)   1908-1982  
Olympic Medalists   1936   hammer throw   (gold)
Karl Warner   (m)   1908-1995  
Olympic Medalists   1932   4x400 m relay   (gold)
Bernhard of Lippe-Biesterfeld   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1911-2004  
Other Royalty   1948-1980   Netherlands   (prince consort)
Karl Malden   (m)   1912-2009  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Oscar Award Winners   1951   A Streetcar Named Desire   (actor)
Karl Storch   (m)   1913-1992  
Olympic Medalists   1952   hammer throw   (silver)
Willy Brandt   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1913-1992  
German Chancellors and Presidents   1969-1974   (chancellor)
Nobel Prize Winners   1971   (peace)
Karl Carstens   (m)   1914-1992  
German Chancellors and Presidents   1979-1984   (president)
Karl Leisner   (m)   1915-1945  
Saints
Richard von Weizsäcker   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1920-2015  
German Chancellors and Presidents   1984-1994   (president)
Karlheinz Böhm   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1928-2014  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Karl-Friedrich Haas   (m)   1931-  
Olympic Medalists   1952; 1956   4x400 m relay; 400 m   (bronze/silver)
Karl Lagerfeld   (m)   1933-2019  
Notable Artists
Carl XVI Gustaf   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1946-  
Swedish Kings and Queens   1973-
Stephen Rerych   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1946-  
Olympic Medalists   1968   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay   (gold)
Karl Bartos   (m)   1952-  
Notable Musicians  
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge   (m)   1955-  
Notable Athletes   (soccer)
Karl Malone   (m)   1963-  
Hall-of-Famers   2010   (basketball)
Most Valuable Players   1997; 1999   basketball
Notable Athletes   (basketball)
Olympic Medalists   1992; 1996   basketball   (gold)
Ronnie Sundin   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1970-  
Olympic Medalists   2006   ice hockey   (gold)
Karl Shiels   (m)   1972-2019  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Karl Urban   (m)   1972-  
Notable Actors and Actresses
Karl   (m)  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms   1980   (hurricane)
Alasdair Strokosch   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1983-  
Notable Athletes   (rugby)
Karl Kennedy   (m)  
Fictional Characters from Television   1985   Neighbours
Emil Jönsson   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1985-  
Olympic Medalists   2014   cross-country skiing   (bronze)
Robert Grabarz   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1987-  
Olympic Medalists   2012   high jump   (bronze)
Karl Schulze   (m)   1988-  
Olympic Medalists   2012   rowing   (gold)
P. K. Subban   (a.k.a. Karl)   (m)   1989-  
Notable Athletes   (ice hockey)
Olympic Medalists   2014   ice hockey   (gold)
Karl   (m)  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms   1998   (hurricane)
Karl   (m)  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms   2004   (hurricane)
Karl   (m)  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms   2010   (hurricane)
Karl   (m)  
Hurricanes and Tropical Storms   2016   (storm)
Karl Ludwig of Liechtenstein   (m)   2016-  
Other Royalty   2016-   Liechtenstein   (prince)