List of Canadians

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

Architects[edit]

Artists[edit]

Actors[edit]

Broadcasters[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Visual arts[edit]

Cartoonists[edit]

Astronauts[edit]

Athletes[edit]

Businesspeople and entrepreneurs[edit]

Criminals and suspects[edit]

Wrongfully convicted or lynched[edit]

Educators[edit]

Environmentalists[edit]

See Canadian environmentalists

Fashion[edit]

Humanitarians[edit]

Inventors[edit]

Media[edit]

Medical[edit]

Military figures[edit]

Monarchs[edit]

Magicians[edit]

  • 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[edit]

Provincial premiers[edit]

Main articles:

Territorial premiers[edit]

Main articles:

First Nations leaders[edit]

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[edit]

Martyrs[edit]

Religious Community Leaders[edit]

Religious cult figures[edit]

Scholars[edit]

Scientists[edit]

Viceroys[edit]

Main articles:

Writers[edit]

Other personalities[edit]

Fictional[edit]

Other[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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. 

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