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This is a list of notable triplets. One in about 8,100 natural pregnancies results in triplets
- The mythological Irish Findemna, Bres, Nár, and Lothar, sometimes interpreted as triplets. Seduced by their sister Clothar when it was feared they would die without issue.
- Tenskwatawa, (1771-1836), Shawnee prophet and brother of Tecumseh was one of a set of triplets.
- The Del Rubio triplets Edith (B. Boyd), Elena (Boyd), and Milly (Boyd) (born 23 August 1921 in Panama), variety/musical act of the 1980s who rose to notoriety due mostly to their campy style of dress and their goofy interpretations of standards and songs of the era.
- Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (born July 8, 1926 in Zürich, Switzerland, died 24 August 2004 in Scottsdale, Arizona), psychiatrist and author perhaps best known for developing the "Five Stages of Grief", was one of a set of identical triplets.
- Doris Kingston, Alice Holmes, and Gladys Caress (born 12 June 1927 in South Elmsall, West Yorkshire), oldest living identical triplets in the United Kingdom.
- María Laura, María Emilia and María Eugenia Fernández Roussee (born 5 July 1960 in Argentina), identical triplets who worked as singers, actresses and presenters in Argentinian radio, television and cinema films, mainly in the 1970s and 1980s. They were known as Las Trillizas de Oro ("The Golden Triplets") in Spanish, and as Trix in Italy.
- Robert Shafran, David Kellman, and Eddy Galland (born 12 July 1961) were separated at birth in an adoption /twins study. Reunited in 1980 by coincidence, they were the subject of media attention at the time. They are mentioned in the 2007 memoir Identical Strangers and their lives are the centerpiece of the 2018 documentary Three Identical Strangers by film-maker Tim Wardle.
- Diana, Sylvia, and Vicky Villegas (born 18 April 1965) became famous briefly in the 1980s and 1990s as US/Latin pop group The Triplets. They had a hit with the song "You Don't Have To Go Home Tonight" in 1991.
- The Creel triplets, Leanna, Monica, and Joy (born 27 August 1970 in Los Angeles, California), starred in Parent Trap III and Parent Trap: Hawaiian Honeymoon, two Disney made-for-TV movies.
- The Haden triplets, Petra, Tanya and Rachel, (born 11 October 1971 in New York City), musicians who have performed individually in bands and together. They are the daughters of jazz double-bassist Charlie Haden.
- Nicole, Erica and Jaclyn Dahm (born 22 December 1977 in Minneapolis, Minnesota), identical triplets who were featured as Playmates in the December 1998 issue of Playboy magazine.
- The Karshner triplets of Lake Isabella, California, Craig, Nick, and Ryan (born 23 December 1982), models who have been featured in advertisements for Abercrombie & Fitch and Cingular.
- The Armstrong triplets of Truro, Cornwall, United Kingdom, Lil, Helen, and Kate (born c. 1986), first triplets to have all been accepted into Cambridge University.
- Aracelia Garcia, a 54-year-old Washington, United States resident and grandmother, naturally conceived female triplets in 1999.
- Michael, Charles, and Jazzie Saunders, also known as the Saunders triplets, played the infant Harry Potter in the 2001 film Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.
- The Kirchner triplets, Catherine, Marguerite, and Frances (born 23 August 1920 in Brooklyn, NY), believed to be the oldest identical living triplets in the United States.
- Leo, Gerry and Myles Fitzgerald, played Sly and Whit in the 1999 film Baby Geniuses and also appeared as Kahuna in the sequel, Superbabies: Baby Geniuses 2 in 2004.
- The Kosanovic triplets, identical males (born 28 November 1948 in Meadville, Pennsylvania), believed to be the oldest set of identical triplets in Oregon. Joe lives in Eagle Crest, Gerry lives in Corvallis, and Jim lives in Portland.
- Bob, Clint and Dave Moffatt (born 30 March 1984 in Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia), part of the Canadian family musical band The Moffatts. Bob and Clint are identical, while Dave is fraternal.
- South Korean Actor Song Il-gook and his wife Jung Seung Yeon (a high court judge) have triplet sons Dae Han, Min Guk and Man Se, which also means "Long Live the Republic of Korea" when said together. Song Il Gook with his three sons starred in the variety show The Return of Superman from 6 July 2014 to 7 February 2016.
- Leila, Liina and Lily Luik (born 14 October 1985), identical triplets from Estonia. They all competed in marathon at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, becoming first set of triplets to have competed in the Olympics.
- Anna-Maria Alexandri, Eirini-Marina Alexandri and Vasiliki Alexandri (born 15 September 1997) were born in Greece and compete as Austrians in Synchronised swimming.
- Mrs. Vassilyeva (wife of Feodor Vassilyev), gave birth to 69 children: 16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets, and 4 sets of quadruplets.
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- Dumézil, Georges (1988). The Destiny of a King. University of Chicago Press. p. 100. ISBN 9780226169767.
- Newman, Laura. Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. (2004). British Medical Journal, 329 (7466), 627. Retrieved 29 June 2007.
- "Meet Alice, Doris and Gladys: Britain's oldest identical triplets." (12 June 2007). Daily Mail. Retrieved 29 June 2007.
- "." (n.d.). The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 30 January 2009.
- The Daily Beast, Kevin Fallon, 19 January 2018
- https://www.theguardian.com/film/2018/jun/28/three-identical-strangers-the-bizarre-tale-of-triplets-separated-at-birth The Guardian, Jake Nevins, 28 June 2018
- "Leanna Creel." (n.d.). The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 29 June 2007.
- McDonald, Seven. (9 May 2007). "The Haden Clan." LA Weekly. Retrieved 29 June 2007.
- "Nicole Dahm." (n.d.). The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 29 June 2007.
- McGarvey, Patti. (21 August 2003). "Triple Heart Throbs." Kern Valley Sun. Retrieved 29 June 2007.
- Woolcock, Nicola. (1 September 2004). "Girls become first triplets to get chance at Cambridge." Telegraph. Retrieved 2 March 2007.
- Davis, Simon. (8 January 2000). "Triplet shock for 54-year-old grandmother. Telegraph. Retrieved 2 March 2007.
- "Grandmother of 15 pregnant with triplets." (7 January 2000). Amarillo Globe-News. Retrieved 2 March 2007.
- "Saunders Triplets." (n.d.) The Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 29 June 2007.
- "Kirchner Triplets '42 Celebrate 90th". Hobart and William Smith Colleges. 27 August 2010. Retrieved 20 November 2010.
- Hall, Bennett (17 December 2013). "Three of a kind: Kosanovic brothers claim distinct status in state". Gazettetimes.com. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
- Duke, Kevin (July 11, 2016). "Triplets Take Their Golf Matches Seriously". bend bulletin.com. The Bend Bulletin. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
- Vondersmith, Jason. (21 November 2018) "Three of a kind: Triplets say they hold state record." pamplinmedia.com