List of people with paraplegia
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This is a list of people who have or had paraplegia.
- Deng Pufang, Chinese politician, son of Deng Xiaoping
- Daniel Dias, a Brazilian Paralympic swimmer.
- John Porter East, US politician who was partially paralyzed by polio in 1955
- Frank Gardner (journalist), prominent BBC journalist who became paralysed after being shot six times at close range by an Al-Qaeda gunman in Saudi Arabia
- Chuck Graham, United States politician injured in an automobile accident at age 16
- Tanni Grey-Thompson, paralympian born with Spina Bifida
- Rick Hansen, Canadian Paralympian who was paralyzed in a car crash at age 15
- John Hockenberry, journalist and blogger
- Paul Johnson (producer), American record producer and disc jockey who was shot accidentally
- Sharry Konopski, model and actress injured in a car accident
- Charles Krauthammer, conservative columnist and commentator
- Boris Kustodiev, Russian painter who became paraplegic due to tuberculosis of the vertebral column.
- James Langevin, US Congressman from Rhode Island who was shot accidentally at age 16.
- Linda Laubenstein, American physician who was left paraplegic after a childhood polio infection
- Ajith C. S. Perera, a Sri Lankan disability rights activist and former cricket umpire, who was paralyzed when a tree fell onto his moving car.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt, former president of the United States who, at the age of 39, was partially paralyzed by polio
- Wolfgang Schäuble, German politician injured in an assassination attempt in 1990
- Liesl Tesch, an Australian wheelchair basketball player.
- George Corley Wallace, governor of Alabama and former candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination
- Colt Wynn, American bodybuilding champion
- Zhang Haidi, Chinese woman writer and translator, president of the China Disabled Persons' Federation (2008-).
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