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Famous (and/or Infamous)
Roman Catholics :

Famous U. S. Public Figures Past and Present

  • John F. Kennedy
        (The only R.C. president of U.S.A.)
  • Jackie Kennedy-Onassis (wife of J. F.K.)
  • Eugene McCarthy ( candidate for Pres. )
  • Geraldine Feraro ( candidate for V. P. )
  • Jeb Bush (Gov. of Florida, President's brother)
  • Al Smith  (famous Gov. of NY &
        1928 Dem. presidential candidate)
  • Gov. James E. McGreevey (D-NJ)
  • Gov. Gray Davis, (D-CA)
  • Gov. Tom Ridge (R-PA)
  • Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger
        (Austrian bodybuilder, actor)
  • Gov. Jerry Brown (D-CA)
  • Gov. Mario Cuomo (D-NY )
  • Gov. Robert P. Casey, Sr. (D-PA )
  • Gov. Robert P. Casey, Jr. (D-PA )
  • Gov. George Pataki (R-NY)
  • Gov. Frank Keating (R-OK)
  • Geraldine Ferraro
        (Congress. & VP candidate )
  • Terry McAuliffe, (Chairman of
        the Democratic National Committee)
  • Thomas J. Donohue (head of
        U.S. Chamber of Commerce)
  • Fiorello La Guardia (Mayor of NYC )
  • Rudy Guiliani (Mayor of NYC)
  • William Colby (CIA director)
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski
        (American and political analyst)
  • Madeline Albright :Clinton's Sec. of State
        (who learned very late in her life
        that she was born to Jewish parents
        who died in the Holocaust)
  • Congressman Sonny Bono
        (as well as Entertainer)

    See many more recent legislators below.

(The Gov. Keating above should not be confused with Charles Keating, Jr. who was a famous champion fighter against pornography before becoming famous as a banker who swindled thousands of his customers (while donating $1,250,000 to Mother Teresa, and being honored by the pope as a model Catholic.)
        Another "model Catholic" : Robert Hanssens (super traitor):
        "According to USA Today, those who knew the Hanssens described them as a close family. They attended Mass weekly. His three sons attended The Heights School in Potomac, Maryland, an all-boys Preparatory School.[23] His daughters attended Oakcrest School for Girls, also a Catholic school associated with Opus Dei. His wife, Bonnie, taught religion there.
        A priest at the parochial school which Hanssen's children attended said that Hanssen had regularly attended a 6:30 a.m. daily Mass for more than a decade.[24] Father C. John McCloskey III said Hanssen also occasionally attended the daily noontime Mass at the Catholic Information Center in downtown Washington, D.C.
        However, there was a second side to Hanssen's private life. Unbeknownst to his wife, he secretly videotaped them in sexual acts and shared the videotapes with a friend. He also explicitly described their sex life on Internet chat rooms, giving information sufficient for those who knew them to recognize the couple.
        Hanssen fraternized with a Washington D.C. stripper named Priscilla Sue Galey. The stripper went to Hong Kong with Hanssen on a trip; he gave her money, jewels and a used Mercedes, but cut off contact with her prior to his arrest. Galey states the relationship was strictly platonic and that he was trying to help her get closer to God." (from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Hanssen#Family_life )

Some World-Wide Celebrities of the Past:
  • Amerigo Vespucci (Italian navigator; who gave his name to the "Americas")
  • William the Conqueror (Norman duke and king of England)
  • Charlemagne (the most important ruler in early Western Christendom)
  • Charles Carroll (only Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence)
  • Phillip II (King of Spain, Launched the Spanish Armada)
  • Catherine of Aragon (1st wife of Henry VIII)
  • Mary Tudor (daughter of Henry VIII & Catherine)
  • King James II (England)
  • Charles II (brother of James II)
  • Guy Fawkes (English conspirator)
  • Johann Gutenberg (German inventor, father of the printed word)
  • Simon Bolivar ("El Libertador", Spanish Americas hero)
  • Hernan Cortez ( Spanish conqueror of Mexico)
  • Christopher Columbus ( Spanish explorer, discovery of the Americas)
  • Fernan de Magellan ( Portuguese/Spanish navigator, the first expedition around the globe)
  • Mary Queen of Scots (Scottish Queen)
  • Ferdinand & Isabella (former King & Queen of Spain)
  • Napoleon (Emperor of the French)
  • Evita Peron
  • Henry Ford (Auto maker, anti-semite and friend of Adolf Hitler
        see shame-on-the-Roman-Catholic-hierarchy.website/Ford&Hitler.html )
  • Oscar Schindler (German industrialist, "Schindler's list")

Along with bragging rights . . .


If Catholics want to bask in the glow of their more famous members, they may be able to take credit for the good their fellow members have done, but by the very same token, they have to share in the shame of their more notorious members as well.
        Italian Catholics are immensely proud of Christopher Columbus. No mention is made of the fact that the Catholic "heroes" who "discovered the New World were in fact criminal invaders of nations on two continents, whose only justification for killing countless numbers of the innocent inhabitants of those lands and carrying off their wealth to Europe to fill the treasuries of Spain's Catholic royalty and the Roman Catholic Church was the blessing of that church's "supreme pontiffs". See ColumbusNoHero.Org.
          King Philip of Spain dreamed of using this ill gotten gain to rid Europe of Protestants and Jews. Only fate (or God) prevented Philip from realizing his dreams, by destroying his "Armada", the most powerful fleet of ships ever assembled up to that time,
        Conspicuously absent from most Roman Catholic celebrity sites are Roman Catholics who figure very prominently on the list of Dictators of the 20th Century: ( including an ordained priest ), who are featured at MotherofDictators.html.
        There is an important German scholar whose work wasn't available in English until the 2018 translation of his masterpiece, which I promote at God&TheFascists, in which he shows how "God", in the form of Pope Pius XII was closely associated during the 1920's through 40's with some of the worst monsters of history, the Fascist dictators Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Franciso Franco, and Anton Pavelic, all products and allies of the Roman Catholic Church under that pope.
        If you want to read about some great R.C. heroes of the tragic World War II period, I have assembled what may well ber the best catalogue of them at Intro-to-RC_Scandal.html, but one of the reasons that they were such heroes is that they were very rare exceptions to the rule. At that time some 98% of the entire population of Germany identified themselves as either "Catholic" (33%), or "other Christian" (66%). As I show at the_RCC-Nazi-leadership_1.htm, were bought up as R.C.s and never left their church, nor were they ever excommunicated by its leaders.

  • Belgium   :   Leon Degrelle
  • Croatia   :   Ante Pavelic
  • Chile     : Augusto Pinochet
  • Cuba     : Fulguencia Batista
  • Bohemia-Moravia : Emil Hacha
  • Dominican Republic : the Trujillo's
  • Germany   :   Adolf Hitler
  • Haiti   Papadoc Duvalier
  • Mexico   : Pofirio Diaz
  • Phillipines : Ferdinand Marcos
  • Portugal   :   Antonio Salazar
  • Slovakia   :   Fr. Josef Tiso
  • Spain : Francisco Franco
  • Sudetenland : Konrad Henlein
  • Vichy-France : Pierre Laval
  • Vichy-France : Henry Petain
  • Vietnam   :   Ngo Dinh Diem
  • Zimbabwe     : Robert Mugabe

Although Catholics represented only a third of the population of Germany at the time, the_RCC-Nazi-leadership_1.htm shows that many of the most powerful and evil leaders of the Third Reich were Roman Catholics, none of whom were ever excommunicated for any of the monstrous crimes they committed after they came to power in 1933.

        Here's another more recent Roman Catholic product of very Catholic Austria :

This the monstrous father who created a dungeon basement where he locked up his beautiful daughter for a quarter century, raping her constantly and fathering seven children.

America's greatest mass-murdereing terrorist TimothyMcVeigh

Timothy McVeigh, who murdered 168 innocent fellow Americans in cold blood, including 19 children, and injured 684 others.

American Mobsters:

        Apart from a few Jewish mobsters, why is it that most of the other mobsters in America have come out of the Catholic cultures (either Italian, Irish, or Hispanic). And the country most famous for its mobs to this day is the heart of Roman Catholicism, Italy?

Supreme Court Justices :

  • Chief Justice John G. Roberts
  • Justice Antonin Scalia
  • Justice Clarence Thomas
  • Justice Anthony Kennedy
  • Justice Samuel Alito
  • Judge Sonia Sotomayor
  • ( Judge Robert Bork = rejected)

Roger Brooke Taney (pronounced "Tawney") was the fifth Chief Justice of the United States, holding that office from 1836 until his death in 1864, and was the first Roman Catholic to hold that office. In 1839 he advised the first national "Provincial" Council of the Catholic bishops of the U.S.A. he "gave advice to the bishops on points of American law concerning property rights and ecclesiastical courts." [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provincial_Councils _of_Baltimore#Fourth_Provincial_Council ]
        He was a Marylander who identified with the South and fought to preserve the rights of whites to enslave blacks, as exemplified in the infamous Dred Scott decision, which declared that any restrictions imposed by Congress on the spread of slavery into the territories, such as those found in the Missouri Compromise, to be unconstitutional.

Scalia gesture

On Sunday, March 26th, 2006, Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was caught by a photographer making a Sicilian hand gesture to a reporter, on his way out of Holy Cross Cathedral in Boston. When Scalia insisted the gesture was wrongly viewed as obscene, the Boston Herald put the photo on their front page and the photographer was promptly fired from his regular job on the Catholic paper of the Boston archdiocese. If the gesture was nothing to be embarrassed about, as the Justice and his allies insist, then why did they object so strenuously to its publication? And did they cause or at least allow the photographer to be fired over its publication? See the full article, where this picture was published at http://www.hubpolitics.com/archives/000376.php.

Catholics in the U.S. Congress
( as of mid 2006 )
many of the names have changed,
but not the religion of the members
  • Sen. Joseph Biden (D-DE)
  • Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME)
  • Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-WA)
  • Sen. Tom Daschle (D-SD)
  • Sen. Chris Dodd (D-CT)
  • Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL)
  • Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA)
  • Sen. Ted Kennedy (D-MA)
  • Sen. John Kerry (D-MA)
  • Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA)
  • Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
  • Sen. Barbara Milkulski (D-MD)
  • Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA)
  • Sen. Jack Reed (D-RI) Governors :
  • Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-MI)
  • Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (D-KS)
  • Rep. John Baldacci (D-ME)
  • Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-CA)
  • Rep. Sherwood Boehlert (R-NY)
  • Rep. Robert Brady (D-PA)
  • Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA)
  • Rep. William Clay (D-MO)
  • Rep. William Coyne (D-PA)
  • Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR)
  • Rep. William Delahunt (D-MA)
  • Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)
  • Rep. Anna Eshoo (D-CA)
  • Rep. Lane Evans (D-IL)
  • Rep. Charles Gonzalez (D-TX)
  • Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL)
  • Rep. Maurice Hinchey (D-NY)
  • Rep. John Larson (D-CT)
  • Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI)
  • Rep. Bill Luther (D-MN)
  • Rep. Edward Markey (D-MA)
  • Rep. Karen McCarthy (D-MO)
  • Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY)
  • Rep. James McGovern (D-MA)
  • Rep. Marty Meehan (D-MA)
  • Rep. Robert Menendez (D-NJ)
  • Rep. George Miller (D-CA)
  • Rep. John Murtha (D-PA)
  • Rep. Connie Morella (R-MD)
  • Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA)
  • Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ)
  • Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ)
  • Rep. Ed Pastor (D-AZ)
  • Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)
  • Rep. Charles Rangel (D-NY)
  • Rep. Ciro Rodriguez (D-Texas)
  • Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA)
  • Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-CA)
  • Rep. Jose Serrano (D-NY)
  • Rep. Ellen Tauscher (D-CA)
  • Rep. Nydia M. Velazquez (D-NY)

Prominent Journalists & Pundits:

Liberals :

  • James Carville
  • Chris Matthews (has his own TV show)
  • Chris Hayes (has his own TV show)
  • Paul Begala
  • E. J. Dionne
  • Bill Press (ex-seminarian)
  • Michael Moore
  • Stephen Colbert (Devout)
        (has his own TV show)
  • Stephanie Miller (ex-Catholic?)
  • Phil Donahue (had his own TV show)
  • Lawrence O’Donnell (has his own TV show)
  • Mika Brezinski (has part of
     her own TV show)
  • Joan Walsh
  • Solidad O'Brien
  • Tamron Hall (RC schooled)
  • Chris Jansen
  • Margaret Carlson
  • Martin Bashir (has his own TV show)
  • Karen Finney
  • Mark Shields
  • Mike Barnacle
  • Gene Lyons
  • Tim Russert (has his own TV show)
        (died in '08)

Conservatives :

  • Roger Ailes (died in '17)
  • Andrew Breitbart (died in '12)
  • Steve Bannon
  • Glen Beck (ex-Catholic, now atheist
       or Mormon?) (had a TV show)
  • Bill Bennett
  • Robert Bork
  • Mrs. Robert (Mary Ellen) Bork
  • Brent Bozell III
  • Pat Buchanan
  • Baye Buchanan
  • William A. Donohue (paid close to
    $400,000 a year to defend R.C. church)
  • Kelly Anne Fitzpatrick
  • Bill Hemmer (FOX)
  • Sean Hannity (ex-seminarian, (has
    his own( FOX) TV & radio shows)
  • David Keene
  • Allan Keyes
  • Meagyn Kelly (FOX)
  • Terry Jeffries
  • Michelle Malkin
  • Mary Matlin
  • John McLaughlin
    (has his own TV show)
  • Fr. Richard Neuhaus (died in '09)
  • Michael Novak
  • Robert Novak (died in '09)
  • Kate O'Beirne
  • Bill O'Reilly (has his own
    (FOX) TV & radio shows)
  • Michael Reagan
  • Andrew Schlafly
  • Phyllis Schlafly
  • Tony Snow (spokesman for G.W.Bush White House) (died in '08)
  • Cal Thomas
  • Richard Viguerie
  • George Weigel
  • Paul Weyrich (died in ' 08)

Moderate or Unidentified :

  • Bryant Gumbel
  • Brian Williams
  • Susan Page (USA Today)
  • There's a good chance that well known NBC journalists Norah & Kelly O'Donnell (unrelated) are R.C.
  • Andrew Sullivan
  • Regis Philbin

The vast majority of those who view Mother Teresa as saintly servant of the poorest of the poor, including the Vatican authorities whose duty it was to study her life before recommending her for canonization know nothing about her but what they have gotten from journalists who never did any homework on their own, but have done nothing for decades but parrot what others told them. StMotherTeresa See what a difference it made when someone actually spent time - eight years no less! - seeing for himself what this woman was all about and then publishing a 425 book about his shocking findings, which I summarize at my MotherTeresa web page!
       Mother Mary Jones, founder of "Mother Jones" magazine.
       "Although Mary was raised Catholic, she never claimed allegiance, feeling the organized church had abandoned the revolutionary nature Jesus had espoused. She also felt organized religion was used as a way to keep people from asking questions about their condition. When she spoke to groups, she portrayed Jesus as an organizer of the poor, saying he chose to die rather than betray the poor." [ http://www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/jone-mar.htm ]
        Conrad Black, the fallen press baron who once presided over the world’s third-largest newspaper empire, became a convert while in prison for 6 1/2 years for fraud and obstruction of justice. (He was caught on videotape removing 13 boxes of documents from the Toronto offices of his media company).


  • St. Augustin
  • St. Thomas Aquinas
  • George Santayana (American philosopher)
  • Erasmus (Dutch humanist and philosopher)
  • Michel de Montaigne (father of personal essay)
  • Martin Heidegger (German philosopher)
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein (Austrian-British philosopher)


    Louis Pasteur (French chemist, biologist,..)
  • Gregor Mendel (Austrian monk, founder of genetics)
  • Alexander Fleming (British/Scottish microbiologist, penicillin)
  • John von Neumann (Hungarian-American mathematician and physicist-computers)
  • Enrico Fermi (Italian-American physicist; first nuclear reactor, A-bomb)
  • Erwin Schroedinger (physicist, Quantum Mechanics)
  • Galileo (astronomer)
  • Nicholas Copernicus (Polish astronomer, the heliocentric theory)
  • Henri Poincare (the last universal mathematician, forerunner of chaos theory)
  • Joseph Lous Lagrange ( founder of classical mechanics)
  • Antoine Lavoisier (father of modern chemistry)
  • Blaise Pascal (French mathematician and writer)
  • Rene Descartes (French philosopher and mathematician, founder of modern philosophy)
  • Roberto Assagioli (Italian psychiatrist; Psychosynthesis, modern transpersonal psychology)
  • Marie Curie-Sklodowska (Polish-French physicist and chemist)
  • Marshall McLuhan (Canadian sociologist) Bill Gates (Founder Of Microsoft)
  • Melinda Gates (wife of Bill Gates)
  • Ernest & Julio Gallo (wine makers)
Famous Catholic Entertainers :
Most of the following is from :
(which was defunct as of the end of 2006),
with some updates and additions made by Ray Dubuque :

Deceased Performing Artists:

  • Bing Crosby (singer, actor)
  • Ray Bolger (The Wizard of Oz scarecrow )
  • Jimmy Durante (Singer, comedian, actor)
  • Fred MacMurray (actor)
  • Rosalind Russell (actress)
  • Lawrence Welk (band leader)
  • Charles Boyer (actor)
  • Bela Lugosi (actor "Dracula")
  • Rita Hayworth (actress)
  • Jack Haley (The Tinman in the Wizard of Oz)
  • Jackie Coogan (Uncle Fester in the Addams Family)
  • Pat O'Brien (actor)
  • Dennis Day (Irish tenor)
  • Louella Parsons (gossip columnist)
  • Spike Jones (comedy singer)
  • Sharon Tate (actress murdered by the Charles Manson Family)
  • Joan Davis (actress)
  • Edmond O'Brien (actor)
  • Mary Astor (actress)
  • ZaSu Pitts (actress)
  • John Ford (director)
  • Mario Lanza (actor)
  • Joe Flynn (Captain Binghampton in McHale's Navy)
  • Richard Arlen (actor)
  • MacDonald Carey (actor)
  • John Candy (comic actor)
  • Mary Frann (actress)
  • Vince Edwards (actor "Ben Casey")
  • Audrey Meadows (actress)
  • John Ford (director of "The Quiet Man", & other westerns)
  • John Wayne - 'converted' (actor)
  • Loretta Young (actress)
  • James Cagney (actor)
  • Richard Egan (character actor)
  • Jim Murray (sports columnist, co-founder of Sports Illustrated)
  • Helen O'Connel (big band singer)
  • Mario Tomaza (opera singer)
  • Carroll O'Connor (actor - Archie Bunker)
  • Mack Sennett (comedian)
  • Rudolph Valentino (American actor; silent movies star)
  • Spencer Tracy (American actor)
  • Brigitte Bardot (French actress)
  • Danny Thomas (actor)
  • Bob Newhart (comedian)
  • Dean Martin (actor, singer)
  • Fernando Lamas (actor)
  • Cesar Romero (actor)
  • Carmen Miranda (entertainer)
  • Desi Arnaz (actor)
  • George Carlin (comedian)
  • Alfred Hitchcock
  • Deforest Kelly (actor)
  • Grace Kelly (actress)
  • Perry Como (singer)
  • Gene Roddenberry (creator Of Star Trek)
  • Sir James Wilson Vincent Savile, commonly known as "Jimmy Savile", was one of Britain's most beloved celebrities for decades. He hosted the BBC television show "Jim'll Fix It", was the first and last presenter of the long-running BBC music chart show "Top of the Pops", and raised an estimated £40 million for charities. Pope John-Paul,II and Margaret Thatcher knighted him.
           The public only learned after his death at age 85 in 2011 that he had sexually abused some 500 or so victims, mostly young boys and girls.

Living Performing Artists:

  • Anthony Hopkins (actor)
  • John Forsythe (actor)
  • Farrah Fawcett (actress)
  • Jenny McCarthey (model, actress)
  • Nick Nolte (actor)
  • Susan Serrandon (actress)
  • Nicole Kidman (actress)
  • Dylan McDermott (actor)
  • Rosie O'Donnell (actress, tv personality)
  • Conan O'Brian (tv host, comedian)
  • Regis Philbin (tv personality)
  • Gary Marshall (producer,
  • and his sister) Penny Marshall
  • Moira Kelly (actress)
  • Will Smith (actor, singer)
  • The Baldwin Brothers (actors)
  • Rupert Everett (British actor)
  • Ben Affleck (actor)
  • Tom Wilson (actor - Biff on Back to the Future)
  • Jean Paul Belmondo (French actor)
  • Marcello Mastroianni (Italian actor; "La Dolce Vita")
  • Gregory Peck (American movie star)
  • Jean Claude VanDamme (American/Belgian movie star)
  • Antonio Banderas (Spanish/American actor)
  • David E Kelley (American TV producer)
  • Martin Scorcese (American
  • filmmaker;"Taxi Driver")
  • Nicholas Cage (American actor;
  • "Leaving Las Vegas")
  • Pierce Brosnan (Irish actor)
  • Sylvester Stallone (American movie star)
  • Matthew McConnaughty (American actor)
  • Federico Fellini (director, "La Dolce Vita")
  • Oliver Stone (director, "JFK", "Platoon")
  • Alain Delon (actor)
  • Catherine Deneuve (actress)
  • Faye Dunaway (actress)
  • Sir Alec Guinness (actor)
  • Sir Sean Connery
  • (Scottish actor, "007")
  • Dave Allen (comedian)
  • James Woods (actor)
  • Mel Gibson (movie star)
  • Charlie Sheen (actor)
    Martin Sheen (actor)
  • (Anglo-American filmmaker)
  • Liam Neeson (Irish actor)
  • Martin Scorsese (movie director)
  • Kevin Smith (movie director)
  • Maureen O'Hara (actress)
  • Brooke Shields (actress)
  • Sean Penn (actor)
  • Al Pacino (actor)
  • Robert DeNiro (actor)
  • Anne Bancroft (actress)
  • Patty Duke (actress)
  • Bill Murray (actor)
  • Charo (entertainer)
  • Sophia Loren (actress)
  • Annette Funicello (actress)
  • Ed McMahon (entertainer)
  • Matt Damon (actor)
  • Bill Keane (cartoonist - Family Circus)
  • Lara Flynn Boyle (actress)
  • Will Smith (actor, singer)
  • Ricardo Montalban (actor)
  • The Lennon Sisters (singers)
  • Christina Aguilera (pop singer)
  • Rachel Lampa (teenage Contemporary
  • Christian music singer)
  • Rich Mullins (Contemporary
  • Christian Singer-Songwriter)
  • Chris Rice (Contemporary Christian Singer)
  • Jaci Valasquez (Contemporary
  • Christian Singer)
  • Kathy Trocoli (Contemporary
  • Christian Singer)
  • John Michael Talbot
  • (Contemporary Christian Singer)
  • Peter Criss (drummer - KISS)
  • Eddie Van Halen (guitarist -Van Halen)
  • Alex Van Halen (drummer - Van Halen)
  • Frank Zappa (guitarist)
  • Gina Bove (Gina Bove Band)
  • 3 out of 4 "Beatles" - John, Paul, & George (Ringo Starr is Jewish)
  • Madonna (singer)
  • Cyndi Lauper (singer)
  • Bob Geldof (singer - producer)
  • John Meloncamp (singer)
  • Bruce Springsteen (singer)
  • Luciano Pavarotti (singer)
  • Frank Sinatra (singer)
  • Chris Isaak (singer)
  • Mick Jagger (singer - Rolling Stones)
  • Dion (singer 'Dion & the Belmonts')
  • Celine Dion (singer)


  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (composer)
  • Ludwig van Beethoven (composer)
  • Gustav Mahler (composer)
  • Franz Liszt (composer)
  • Frederic Chopin (composer)
  • Claude Debussy (composer)
  • Giuseppe Verdi (Italian opera composer)
  • Joseph Haydn (Austrian composer)
  • Claudio Monteverdi (Italian Renaissance composer)


  • El Greco (Spanish painter)
  • Francisco Goya (Spanish painter)
  • Peter Paul Rubens (Flemish painter)
  • Raphael (Italian painter)
  • Albrecht Duerer (German painter)
  • Diego Velazquez (painter)
  • Francisco Goya (painter)
  • Titian (painter)
  • Eugene Delacroix (painter)
  • Pablo Picasso (painter)
  • Henri Matisse (painter)
  • Salvador Dali (painter)
  • Michelangelo (artist)
  • Leonardo da Vinci (artist, inventor, etc...)
  • Betty Hutton
  • Clare Boothe Luce (U.S. diplomat, writer)
  • Tennessee Williams (U.S. dramatist)
  • Graham Greene (British novelist)
  • Frances Farmer
  • Dante (Italian poet)
  • James Joyce (Irish writer)
  • Jack Kerouac (American writer)
  • Mary McCarthy (U.S. author, critic)
  • Fr. Andrew Greely (priest, writer)
  • Joyce Kilmer (writer)
  • Jimmy Breslin (U.S. journalist, author)
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez (author)
  • Jorge Luis Borges (author)
  • Umberto Eco (semiologist and author)
  • Evelyn Waugh (British novelist)
    Robert Musil (Austrian writer, "Man without Qualities")
  • Rainer Maria Rilke (German-language poet)
  • Miguel de Cervantes (father of the Western novel, "Don Quixote")
  • Victor Hugo (French author, "Les Miserables")
  • Marcel Proust (French author,"In Search of Lost Time")
  • Joseph Conrad (British/Polish author, "Heart of Darkness", "Lord Jim")
  • Francis Scott Fitzgerald (author, "The Great Gatsby")
  • J.R. Tolkien (*the* fantasy author, "The Lord of Rings")
  • Flannery O'Connor (American authoress)
  • Cormac McCarthy (American author; "Blood Meridian", "All the Pretty Horses")
  • Geoffrey Chaucer (father of English literature)
  • Oscar Wilde (Irish writer)
  • Honore de Balzac (French writer)
  • Gustave Flaubert (French writer)
  • Wallace Stevens (American poet; convert)
  • John Shakespeare (dramatist William Shakespeare's father)
  • William Shakespeare (Master Of The English Language)
  • Alexander Pope (English writer)
  • Anthony Burgess (British author; "The Clockwork Orange")
  • Milan Kundera (Czech writer; "Unbearable Lightness of Being")
  • Walker Percy (American author;"The Moviegoer")
  • Charles Baudelaire (French poet and essayist)
  • John Dos Passos (American novelist; "Manhattan Transfer")
  • Moliere (French playwright)
  • Walter M. Miller, Jr. (American science-fiction author)
  • Clifford Simak (American science-fiction author)
  • Jules Verne (French author; father of modern science-fiction genre)
  • Gene Wolfe (American science-fiction writer)
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (British writer, creator of Sherlock Holmes)
  • Hermann Broch (German novelist; "The Death of Virgil")
  • Frank McCourt (writer)
  • G K Chesterson (English Author, Catholic Apologist)
  • Warren H.Carroll (author, Catholic Historian)
  • Edith Stein
  • Voltaire (French writer, the central figure of the Enlightenment)
Sports Figures
  • Jim Thorpe (football player, olympian)
  • Mike Piazza
  • Nomar Garciaparra (baseball player)
  • Cathy Rigby (gymnast)
  • Sammy Sosa (Baseball player)
  • Mark McGwire (Baseball player)
  • Pele (Brazilian soccer player)
  • Babe Ruth (athlete)
  • Vince Lombardi (coach)
  • Roger Maris (athlete)
  • Jesus Alou (athlete)
  • Whitey Ford (athlete)
  • John McEnroe (athlete)
  • Billy Martin (athlete)

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