List of people from the Bronx

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This is a list of people who were either born or have lived in the Bronx, a borough of New York City, New York, at some time in their lives. Many of the early historical figures lived in that part of Westchester County which later became part of the Bronx.

Academics and science[edit]

Arts[edit]

Architecture, art and photography[edit]

Journalists and writers[edit]

Edgar Allan Poe Cottage 2640 Grand Concourse, in the Fordham section of the Bronx. Poe spent the last few years of his life there.

Dance, film, radio, television and theatre[edit]

Music[edit]

Government and politics[edit]

JFK House 5040 Independence Avenue. The house where John F. Kennedy lived when he was a student at Riverdale Country School in the 1920s. This house is located at 5040 Independence Avenue, across the street from Wave Hill.[88]

Sports[edit]

Hank Greenberg, Hall of Famer and two-time MVP

Name givers[edit]

Activists[edit]

Business[edit]

Infamous[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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