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For other uses, see Melchior (disambiguation).
- Melchior Anderegg (1828–1914), Swiss mountain guide.
- Melchior Berri (1801–1854), Swiss architect.
- Melchior Broederlam (c. 1350 – after 1409), a Dutch painter.
- Melchior Cano (1525–1560), Spanish theologian.
- Melchior Cibinensis, 16th century Hungarian alchemical writer.
- Melchior Goldast ab Haiminsfeld (1576–1635), Swiss writer.
- Melchior d'Hondecoeter (1636–1695), Dutch animalier.
- Melchior de Polignac (1661–1742), French diplomat, Roman Catholic cardinal.
- Melchior de Vogüé (1848–1910), French diplomat, travel writer, archaeologist, philanthropist.
- Melchior Franck (1579–1639), German composer of the very early Baroque era.
- Melchior Hoffman (c. 1495–1543), German-Dutch Anabaptist prophet.
- Melchior Inchofer (Imhofer) (c. 1584-1648), Jesuit who took part in Galileo's trial.
- Melchior Klesl (Cleselius) (1552–1630), Austrian bishop statesman.
- Melchior Lengyel (Lebovics Menyhért) (1880–1974), Hungarian writer.
- Melchior Lorck (Lorichs/Lorch) (1526–1583), Danish-German renaissance painter.
- Melchior Ndadaye (1953–1993), Burundian intellectual and politician.
- Melchior Schildt (1592/93–1667), German composer and organist.
- Melchior Wathelet, Belgian politician and member of the Humanist Democratic Centre (cdH)
- Melchior Wathelet, Jr., Belgian politician and member of the Centre démocrate humaniste
- Melchior Wańkowicz (1892–1974), Polish writer, journalist and publisher.
- Melchior Weiher (1574–1643), Polish nobleman.
- John Melchior Bosco, (1815-1888), Catholic saint, educator, and founder of the Salesians.
- Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto, (1835-1914), Catholic saint, Pope (Pius X).
- Arne Melchior, Danish politician, government minister and son of Marcus Melchior.
- Bent Melchior (born 1929), chief rabbi of Denmark and also a son of Marcus Melchior.
- Carl Melchior, German banker, advisor for the financial and economic negotiations that began at the Paris Peace Conference.
- Dan Melchior, British singer/songwriter/guitarist.
- Eberhard Melchior, German mathematician, PhD in 1937.
- Eberhard Melchior (naturalist), active around 1700.
- Ernst Melchior (1920–1978), Austrian football player.
- Friedrich Melchior, Baron von Grimm (1723–1807), German author.
- Hans Melchior (1894–1984), German botanist.
- Hans Bøchmann Melchior (1773—1831), Danish Naturalist.
- Ib Melchior (born 1917), Danish-born creator of low-budget American science-fiction films and son of Lauritz Melchior.
- Israel B. Melchior (1827–1893), Danish engineer, manufacturer and amateur photographer.
- Lauritz Melchior, renowned Danish operatic tenor, especially noted for his Wagnerian roles.
- Marcus Melchior (1897–1969), chief rabbi of Denmark.
- Michael Melchior (born 1954), Danish-Norwegian rabbi, Israeli politician and son of Bent Melchior.
- Simone Melchior Cousteau (1919–1990), wife of undersea explorer Jacques-Yves Cousteau.
- Tracy Melchior (born 1973), American actress.
- Melchior, a character in Tom Stoppard's On the Razzle (play).
- Melchior, one of three parts of the biological super computer in Neon Genesis Evangelion manga and anime.
- Melchior, one of three sages of Shevat in the game Xenogears.
- Melchior, a Ceyah immortal from the video game Kohan II: Kings of War.
- Melchior, an asteroid prison in Jack L. Chalker The Rings of the Master series.
- Melchior, a cosmic being in the Ascended Master Teachings of Joshua David Stone, who is said to govern our sector (1/12) of the Milky Way Galaxy from the constellation of the Great Bear.
- Melchior, the Guru of Life in the game Chrono Trigger.
- Melchior Boehni, a character in the novella Kleider Machen Leute by Gottfried Keller
- Melchior Gabor, the lead male character in Spring Awakening (play) and the Spring Awakening (musical).
- Melchior Hazard, father of Dora and Nora in Angela Carter's novel 'Wise Children'.
- Melchior Sternfels von Fuchshaim, protagonist in the Baroque German novel Simplicius Simplicissimus.
- Melchior, laptop/webgoblin in Kelly McCullough's Ravirn series.
- As Melchyor, a character in the 2012 novel Unholy Night by Seth Grahame-Smith.
- Melchior von und zu Panke, a character in the German TV series Binny and the Ghost
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