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D - 319 biographies
  • D'Agata, Mario - mute-deaf who became a world boxing champion
  • d'Aguillon, Francois - (1566-1617), mathematician
  • d'Ailly, Pierre - scholastic philosopher
  • d'Albret, Jeanne - (1572-1572), Queen of Navarre
  • d'Albret, Jeanne - Queen of Navarre
  • d'Albuquerque, Alfonso - (1453-1515)
  • d'Aleccio, Matteo Perez - (died 1616), painter
  • D'Angelo - (born 1974), American nu soul singer
  • D'Annunzio, Gabriele - (1863-1938), Italian author, soldier, adventurer
  • D'Arcy, William Knox - (1849-1917), entrepreneur
  • da Panicale, Masolino - (c.1383-1447)
  • da Silva, Luis Inacio Lula - "Lula", Brazilian activist & President
  • da Verrazano, Giovanni - (died 1528), sea explorer
  • Dach, Simon - (1605-1659), German lyric poet
  • Dacre, Charlotte - (1782-1842), author
  • Dadd, Richard - (1817-1866), painter
  • Daddah, Moktar Ould - (1924-2003), Founding Father and President of Mauritania (1960-1978)
  • Daei, Ali - (born 1969), professional footballer
  • Daeubler Gmelin, Herta - (born 1943)
  • Dafoe, Willem - (born 1955), US actor
  • Dagmar - (1921-2001), television personality
  • Dagmar of Denmark - (1848-1928)
  • Dagobert II - (died 638), king of the Franks
  • Dahl, Anders - (1751-1789), (namesake of the Dahlia)
  • Dahl, Ole-Johan - (1931-2002), computer scientist
  • Dahl, Roald - (1916-1990), British author
  • Dahlbergh, Erik - (1625-1703), Swedish soldier
  • Dahmer, Jeffrey - (1960-1994), US murderer
  • Dahrendorf, Ralf - (born 1929), sociologist and politician
  • Dailey, Dan - (1913-1978), actor
  • Daily, Elizabeth - (born 1962), actress
  • Daimler, Gottlieb - (1834-1900), German automotive manufacturer
  • Daishonin, Nichiren - (1222-1282), (founder of Nichiren Buddhism)
  • Dal, Vladimir - Russian lexicographer
  • Daladier, Edouard - French prime minister
  • Dalai Lama - leader of Tibetan buddhism
  • Dalaigh, Cearbhall O - (1911-1978), Irish president
  • Dale, Dick - (born 1937), songwriter, musician
  • Dale, Jim - (born 1935), British singer, comedian, movie actor
  • Dalen, Gustaf - (1869-1937), inventor
  • Daley, Richard J. - (1902-1976), mayor of Chicago, Illinois
  • Daley, Richard M. - (born 1942), politician
  • Dalgarno, George - (1626-1687) Scottish educator
  • Dalglish, Kenny - (born 1951), athlete
  • Dalida - (1933-1987), Egyptian/French singer
  • Dalí, Salvador - (1904-1989), Spanish surreal artist
  • Dallapiccola, Luigi - (1904-1975), Italian composer, opera composer
  • Dallas, George M. - (born 1792), American senator, vice-president
  • Dallas, George Mifflin - (1792-1864) American diplomat and vice-president 1845-49
  • Dalos, Gyorgy - (born 1943), novelist
  • Dalton, Emmett - (1861-1937), US outlaw
  • Dalton, John - (1766-1844), physicist
  • Dalton, Timothy - (1946-), actor
  • Daltrey, Roger - (born 1944), musician ("The Who")
  • Daly, Tyne - (born 1946), actress
  • Dalyell, Tam - (born 1932), British politician
  • Dam, Henrik Carl Peter - (1895-1976), Danish biochemist, winner of the 1943 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
  • Damasus I, Pope - (336-383)
  • Damasus II, Pope - (died 1048)
  • Damerment, Madeleine - (1917-1944), SOE agent, WW II heroine
  • Damien, Father - (1840-1888), (Pater Damiaan)
  • Damien, Marie-Louise - singer and actress
  • Damon, Matt - (born 1970), US actor
  • Damone, Vic - (born 1928), singer
  • Dana Rosemary Scallon - MEP - singer turned politician
  • Dana, Richard Henry - author of Two Years Before the Mast
  • Danbom, David B. - historian
  • Danby, Herbert - (1899-1953), theologian, writer
  • Dando, Jill - British television presenter
  • Dandridge, Dorothy - (1922-1965), actress
  • Danes, Claire - (born 1979), actor
  • Dangerfield, Rodney - (born 1921), comedian, actor
  • Daniel, Samuel - (1562-1619), poet
  • Danielewski, Mark Z. - (born 1966), House of Leaves
  • Daniels, Bebe - (1901-1971), US actress
  • Daniels, Charlie - (born 1937), musician
  • Daniels, Paul - British stage magician
  • Danielssen, Daniel Cornelius - (1815-1894), dermatologist
  • Danjon, Andre Louis - (1890-1967), astronomer
  • Danko, Rick - (1943-1999), musician in "The Band"
  • Danner, Blythe - (born 1943), actor
  • Danson, Ted - (born 1947), US comedian
  • Dante - (1265-1321), Italian poet of Divine Comedy fame
  • Danton, Georges-Jacques - (1759-1794), French revolutionary leader
  • Dantzig, David van - (1900-1959), mathematician
  • Dantzig, George - mathematician
  • Danzi, Franz - (1763-1826), composer
  • Danzig, Glenn - (1985-1986 ??), of Samhain, Danzig and The Misfits
  • Danziger, Paula - author
  • Dao, Jia - Chinese poet
  • Daquin, Louis-Claude - (1694-1772), composer
  • Darby, John Nelson - (1800-1882), Irish clergyman
  • Darby, William O. - commander of the first US Army Rangers
  • Dare, Virginia - (1587-1588), first English child born in North America
  • Darin, Bobby - (1936-1973), musician
  • Dario, Ruben - (1867-1916), poet
  • Darius I of Persia - (522-486 BCE), king of Persia
  • Darius II of Persia - (424-405 BCE), king of Persia
  • Darius III of Persia - (336-330 BCE)
  • Darlan, Francois - (1881-1942), French WW2 admiral
  • Darling, Grace - heroine
  • Darnand, Joseph - head of Vichy France Milice
  • Darnell, Linda - (died 1965), actress
  • Darrow, Clarence - (1857-1938), US attorney, orator
  • Dartmouth, Lord - English peerage, a shared title, click for list
  • Darwin, Charles - (1809-1882), British co-discoverer of evolution
  • Darwin, Charles Galton - (1887-1962), British physicist
  • Darwin, Erasmus - (1731-1802), British poet and herbalist
  • Daschle, Tom - (born 1947), US politician
  • Dash, Julie - (born 1952), film director
  • Dassin, Joe - musician
  • Daubenton, Louis-Jean-Marie - (died 1800), French naturalist
  • Daubigny, Charles-Francois - (1817-1878), painter
  • Daudelin, Charles - (1920-2001), sculptor
  • Daudet, Alphonse - (1840-1897), French novelist
  • Daumal, Rene - (1908-1944), poet
  • Daumier, Honore - (1808-1879), painter
  • Daurat, Jean - (1508-1588), poet
  • Davalos, Elyssa - actor
  • Davenant, William - (1606-1668), poet
  • Davenport, Jack - British actor
  • Davenport, Lindsay - professional tennis player
  • Davenport, Mike - (born 1976), The Ataris
  • Davenport, Willie - (died 2002), athlete
  • Davey, Frank - Canadian writer
  • David - king of ancient Israel
  • David , Viscount Linley - aristocrat
  • David of Dinant - scholastic philosopher
  • David, David W. - (1873-1959) US Governor of Idaho
  • David, Gerard - (c.1450-1523), Belgian painter
  • David, Hal - songwriter
  • David, Jacques Louis - (1748-1825), French painter
  • David, Larry - (born 1947), comedian
  • David, Peter - US comic creator
  • David, Saint - (fl. 6th century), patron saint of Wales
  • David-Neel, Alexandra - (1868-1969), French explorer, visited Lhasa, Tibet in 1924
  • Davidov, Karl - (1838-1889), Russian cellist
  • Davids, Edgar - (born 1973), athlete
  • Davidson, Alan - (1924-2003), author
  • Davidson, Avram - (1923-1993), author
  • Davidson, Jim - (born 1954), British stand-up comedian
  • Davidson, Osha Gray - writer
  • Davie, Alexander Edmund Batson - May 1, 1887 to August 1, 1889
  • Davie, Theodore - 1892-07-02 to 1895-03-04
  • Davies, Andrew - screenwriter
  • Davies, Dave - (born 1944), musician
  • Davies, Marion - (died 1961), US actress
  • Davies, Peter Maxwell - composer
  • Davies, R.E.G. - aviation writer
  • Davies, Ray - (born 1944), singer-songwriter
  • Davies, Robertson - (1913-1995), author
  • Davies, Ryan - (1937-1977), entertainer
  • Davies, Walford - (1869-1944), composer, Master of the King's Music
  • Davila, Alberto - (born 1960), world boxing champion
  • Davila, Guillermo - actor
  • Davis, Angela - (born 1944), US black author and civil rights activist
  • Davis, Ann B. - (born 1926), actress
  • Davis, Benjamin O., Jr. - (1912-2002), military airman
  • Davis, Benjamin O., Sr. - general
  • Davis, Bette - (1908-1989), US actress
  • Davis, David - (1815-1886), Supreme Court Justice and U.S. Senator from Illinois
  • Davis, David J. - (1870-1942) Lt. Governor of Pennsylvania
  • Davis, Geena - (born 1956), US actress
  • Davis, Gray - (born 1942), former Governor of California
  • Davis, James E. - politician (1962-2003)
  • Davis, Jefferson - (1808-1889), President of the Confederate States of America
  • Davis, Jim - (born 1945), Garfield cartoonist
  • Davis, Jimmie - (1899-2000), singer, governor
  • Davis, Judy - (born 1955), actress
  • Davis, Kristin - (born 1965), US actress
  • Davis, Leon - (1906-1992), US labor leader
  • Davis, Lindsey - author
  • Davis, Miles - (1926-1991), jazz musician
  • Davis, Nancy Jan - astronaut
  • Davis, Priscilla - (1942-2001), former Fort Worth, Texas socialite
  • Davis, Richard Harding - (1864-1916), US novelist
  • Davis, Sammy, Jr. - (1925-1990), Puerto Rican musician
  • Davis, Victor - (1964-1989), Olympic & world champion swimmer
  • Davis, William Morris - (USA, 1850-1934), geographer
  • Davison, Peter - (born 1951), (poet son of Edward)
  • Davy, Humphry - (1778-1829), chemist
  • Davydova, Yelena - (born 1961), Olympic gymnast
  • Dawes, Charles G. - (died 1951), Vice President of the United States for Calvin Coolidge
  • Dawkins, Richard - (born 1941), British evolutionist
  • Dawkins, William Boyd - (1838-1929), archaeologist
  • Dawson, George Mercer - (1849-1901), Canadian surveyor/geologist
  • Dawson, John William - (1820-1899), Canadian geologist
  • Dawson, Les - (1934-1993), British comedian
  • Dawson, Richard - (born 1932), British politician
  • Day, Doris - (born 1924), US actress, singer
  • Day, Leon - baseballer
  • Day-Lewis, Cecil - poet
  • Day-Lewis, Daniel - (born 1957), UK born Irish actor
  • Dayan, Moshe - (1915-1981), Israeli politician
  • Dayananda, Swami - hindu reformist
  • Dayton, Mark - US politician
  • de Balzac, Honore - (1799-1850), French realist author
  • de Beauharnais, Josephine - (1763-1814), Empress
  • de Beauharnois, Charles - (1670-1749), Governor of New France
  • de Bergerac, Cyrano - (born 1619), French soldier, poet
  • de Biran, Maine - (1766-1824), philosopher
  • de Borda, Jean Charles - (1733-1739), French scientist
  • de Botton, Alain - (born 1969), English novelist
  • de Broglie, Louis Victor - (1892-1987), physicist
  • de Bruijn, Inge - (born 1974), swimmer
  • de Camp, L. Sprague - (1907-2000), US fantasy author
  • De Carlo, Yvonne - actress
  • de Champlain, Samuel - (c. 1567-1635), 1st governor of Canada
  • de Chirico, Giorgio - (1888-1978), Italian painter
  • De Cosmos, Amor - (1825-1897), Canadian politician
  • de Crevecoeur, Jean - (1735-1813), French-American writer
  • De Duve, Christian - Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1974
  • De Falla, Manuel - (1876-1946), Spanish composer
  • de France, Marie - poet
  • de Gaulle, Charles - (1890-1970), French WW2 general & president
  • De Geer, Louis - (1818-1896), Swedish politician
  • De Grasse, Joe - (1873-1940), film director
  • De Grasse, Sam - (1875-1953.), actor
  • De Hart, John - (1727-1795), New Jersey delegate to the Continental Congress
  • de Havilland, Geoffrey - (1882-1965), aerospace engineer
  • de Havilland, Olivia - (born 1916), US actor
  • De Jesus Mangual, Tomas - (born c. 1940) writer
  • De Jesus, Esteban - (1951-1990), world champion boxer
  • de Jong, Piet - (born 1915), Dutch prime minister
  • de Kalb, Baron Johann - (1721-1780), German Continental Army volunteer
  • De la Gardie, Magnus Gabriel - (1622-1686), Swedish politician
  • De La Hoya, Oscar - (born 1973), world champion boxer
  • de la Mare, Walter - author, poet
  • De La Renta, Oscar - (born 1932), fashion designer
  • de la Rocha, Zack - singer-songwriter
  • de la Salle, Cavalier - explorer
  • de La Tour, Georges - (1593-1652), painter
  • de la Vega, Garcilaso - (1503-1536), Spaniard poet and soldier
  • de las Nieves, Maria Antonieta - (born circa 1947), Mexican actress
  • De Laurentiis, Dino - (born 1919), Italian-born movie producer
  • de Lauzon, Edythe Morahan - poetess
  • De Leon, Carlos - world champion boxer
  • De Lille, Alain - (c. 1128-1202), scholastic philosopher
  • de Lisle, Leconte - parnassian poet
  • De Lorean, John Z. - US car magnate
  • Deacon, Richard - (born 1949), sculptor
  • Deakin, Alfred - (1856-1919), Australian prime minister
  • Deal, Kim - (born 1965), musician
  • Dean, Dizzy - (1910-1974), Baseball Hall of Famer
  • Dean, James - (1931-1955), US actor
  • Dean, Man Mountain - (Frank S. Leavitt) (1891-1953), professional wrestler
  • Deane, Silas - (1737-1789), American politician and diplomat
  • Dearborn, Henry - (1751-1829), U.S. Congressman, Secretary of War
  • Deayton, Angus - (born 1956), comic actor, television presentor
  • DeBakey, Dr. Michael - (born 1908), heart surgeon
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