Bey (surname)

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Bey is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Andy Bey (born 1939), American jazz singer and pianist
  • Chief Bey (1913-2004), American jazz musician
  • David Bey (born 1957), American boxer
  • Dawoud Bey (born 1953), American photographer
  • Erich Bey (1898–1943), German admiral during the Second World War
  • Essad Bey (pen name of Lev Nussimbaum, 1905-1942), Ukrainian/Russian Jewish writer
  • Hakim Bey (pseudonym of Peter Lamborn Wilson, born 1945), American anarchist and writer
  • Richard Bey (born 1951), American talk show host in the 1990s
  • Salome Bey (born 1944), American-born Canadian singer-songwriter, composer and actress
  • Turhan Bey (1922–2012), Austrian born, American actor
  • Yasiin Bey (pseudonym of Mos Def, born 1973), American rap singer
  • Yusef Bey (1935–2003), American Black Muslim activist
  • Yusuf Bey IV (born 1986), son of Yusef Bey, convicted of murdering a journalist

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