List of Famous people named George

Name George is among the most common names in USA, England, Canada, Australia. Often it's a shorthand for Georg. Similar names: Georg, Georg, Giorgio, Gyorgy, Georgy, Gheorghe, Georgia, Georgi, Giorgi, Giorgia, Georgie, Georgiy, Gyorgyi, Georgii. Here are some famous Georges:

George VI

Prince Albert Frederick Arthur George of York
First Name George
Last Name VI
Born on December 14, 1895
Died on February 6, 1952 (aged 56)

George VI was King of the United Kingdom and the Dominions of the British Commonwealth from 11 December 1936 until his death in 1952. He was also the last emperor of India from 1936 until 1947, when the British Raj was dissolved.

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George Harrison

First Name George
Last Name Harrison
Died on November 29, 2001 (aged 31)
Height 178 cm | 5'10

George Harrison was an English musician, singer, songwriter, and music and film producer who achieved international fame as the lead guitarist of the Beatles. Sometimes called "the quiet Beatle", Harrison embraced Indian culture and helped broaden the scope of popular music through his incorporation of Indian instrumentation and Hindu-aligned spirituality in the Beatles' work. Although the majority of the band's songs were written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, most Beatles albums from 1965 onwards contained at least two Harrison compositions. His songs for the group include "Taxman", "Within You Without You", "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", "Here Comes the Sun" and "Something".

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George Michael

Γεώργιος Κυριάκος Παναγιώτου
First Name George
Last Name Michael
Born on June 25, 1963
Died on December 25, 2016 (aged 53)
Height 180 cm | 5'11

George Michael was an English singer, songwriter, record producer, and philanthropist who rose to fame as a member of the music duo Wham! and later embarked on a solo career. Michael sold over 80 million records worldwide making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. He achieved seven number one songs on the UK Singles Chart and eight number one songs on the US Billboard Hot 100. Michael won various music awards including two Grammy Awards, three Brit Awards, three American Music Awards, 12 Billboard Music Awards, four MTV Video Music Awards and six Ivor Novello Awards. In 2008, he was ranked 40th on Billboard's list of the Greatest Hot 100 Artists of All Time.

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George V

Prince George Frederick Ernest Albert of Wales
First Name George
Last Name V
Born on June 3, 1865
Died on January 20, 1936 (aged 70)

George V was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 until his death in 1936.

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George Washington

First Name George
Last Name Washington
Born on February 22, 1732
Died on December 14, 1799 (aged 67)

George Washington was an American political leader, military general, statesman, and Founding Father who served as the first president of the United States from 1789 to 1797. Previously, he led Patriot forces to victory in the nation's War for Independence. He presided at the Constitutional Convention of 1787, which established the U.S. Constitution and a federal government. Washington has been called the "Father of His Country" for his manifold leadership in the formative days of the new nation.

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George W. Bush

George Walker Bush
First Name George
Last Name Bush
Born on July 6, 1946 (age 77)
Height 183 cm | 6'0

George Walker Bush is an American politician and businessman who served as the 43rd president of the United States from 2001 to 2009. A member of the Republican Party, he had previously served as the 46th governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. Born into the Bush family, his father, George H. W. Bush, served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993.

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George H. W. Bush

George Herbert Walker Bush
First Name George
Last Name Bush
Born on June 12, 1924
Died on November 30, 2018 (aged 94)
Height 188 cm | 6'2

George Herbert Walker Bush was an American politician, diplomat and businessman who served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993. A member of the Republican Party, Bush also served as the 43rd vice president from 1981 to 1989 under Ronald Reagan, in the U.S. House of Representatives, as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, and as Director of Central Intelligence.

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George Kambosos Jnr

First Name George
Last Name Jnr
Born on June 14, 1993 (age 30)

George Kambosos Jr is an Australian professional boxer who has held the WBA (Super), IBF, WBO and The Ring lightweight titles since 2021.

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George Clooney

George Timothy Clooney
First Name George
Last Name Clooney
Born on May 6, 1961 (age 63)
Height 180 cm | 5'11

George Timothy Clooney is an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter and philanthropist. He is the recipient of three Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards, one for acting in Syriana (2006) and the other for co-producing Argo (2012). In 2018, he was the recipient of the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award.

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George Soros

Schwartz György
First Name George
Last Name Soros
Born on August 12, 1930 (age 93)
Born in Hungary
Net Worth $8.6B

George Soros, is a Hungarian-born American billionaire investor and philanthropist. As of May 2020, he had a net worth of $8.3 billion, having donated more than $32 billion to the Open Society Foundations, of which $15 billion have already been distributed, representing 64% of his original fortune, making him the "most generous giver" according to Forbes.

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