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List of Canadians

This is a list of Canadians, people born in Canada, or who became citizens of Canada, grouped by their area of notability.

Contents

  • Architects 1
  • Artists 2
    • Actors 2.1
    • Broadcasters 2.2
    • Musicians 2.3
    • Visual arts 2.4
      • Cartoonists 2.4.1
  • Astronauts 3
  • Athletes 4
  • Businesspeople and entrepreneurs 5
  • Criminals and suspects 6
    • Wrongfully convicted or lynched 6.1
  • Educators 7
  • Environmentalists 8
  • Fashion 9
  • Humanitarians 10
  • Inventors 11
  • Media 12
  • Medical 13
  • Military figures 14
  • Monarchs 15
  • Magicians 16
  • Politicians 17
    • Provincial premiers 17.1
    • Territorial premiers 17.2
    • First Nations leaders 17.3
  • Religious figures 18
    • Martyrs 18.1
    • Religious Community Leaders 18.2
    • Religious cult figures 18.3
  • Scholars 19
  • Scientists 20
  • Viceroys 21
  • Writers 22
  • Other personalities 23
  • Fictional 24
  • Other 25
  • References 26
  • External links 27

Architects

Artists

Actors

Broadcasters

Musicians

Visual arts

Cartoonists

Astronauts

Athletes

Businesspeople and entrepreneurs

Criminals and suspects

Wrongfully convicted or lynched

Educators

Environmentalists

See Canadian environmentalists

Fashion

Humanitarians

Inventors

Media

Medical

Military figures

Monarchs

Magicians

  • Henning, Doug (1947–2000) – credited with reviving the magic show in North America
  • Mandrake, Leon (1911–1993) Mandrake the Great – and his sons Lon and Ron, born in 1948 and 1949, respectively
  • Randi, James (born 1928) – magician, writer, skeptical investigator of paranormal and pseudo-scientific claims, and founder of the James Randi Educational Foundation.
  • Vernon, Dai (1894–1992) – magician – known as "the man who fooled Houdini"

Politicians

Provincial premiers

Main articles:

Territorial premiers

Main articles:

First Nations leaders

A sepia photograph of Aatsista-Mahkan (Running Rabbit). He is wearing what is usually described as a buckskin outfit. It is elaborate and he is holding a pole.
Aatsista-Mahkan taken by Edward Curtis

Religious figures

Martyrs

Religious Community Leaders

Religious cult figures

Scholars

Scientists

Viceroys

Main articles:

Writers

Other personalities

Fictional

Other

National
Groupings and articles of relevance
Lists by city
Lists by province

References

  1. ^ David Ewart, Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
  2. ^ Werb, Jessica (November 4, 2009). "inShare Cindy Lee". BC Business. Retrieved 25 May 2012. 
  3. ^ "Carroll, Thomas (Tom) (1888–1968)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Australian National University. Retrieved 5 February 2012. 
  4. ^ CBC (2004). "The Greatest Canadian - Top 100 - 11 to 100". CBC.ca. Archived from the original on 2008-04-20. Retrieved 2008-07-05. 

External links

  • The Dictionary of Canadian Biography  – biographies of Canadians from 1000 to 1930 CE.
  • Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada  – biographies of Canadian architects and lists of their buildings from 1800 to 1950.
  • "Canada Questions and Answers: Everything You Need to Know About Canada" by canadafaq.ca.
  • The Canadian Encyclopedia - click on "people" for links to articles about Canadians. English/French availability.
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