Lesser-known names of famous people

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Lesser-known nameBest-known nameDates
Robert Allen Zimmerman1941-
Abū ‘Alī al-Ḥusayn ibn ‘Abd Allāh ibn Sīnā'980-1037
Ying Zheng259 BC-210 BC
Kamau wa Ngengi1894-1978
Marion Mitchell Morrison1907-1979
Rafael Sebastian Guillen (allegedly)1957?-
Louis Capet1754-1793
Zhu Yuanzhang1328-1398
Domenikos Theotokopoulos1541-1614
Yusuf Islam1948-
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi1919-1980
Christopher Wallace1972-1997
Yisroel ben Eliezer1698-1760
Lew Alcindor1947-
Aristoclesc. 428 BC-c. 348 BC
Henry John Temple1784-1865
Karol Wojytla1920-2005
George Gist (or Guess)1767-1843
Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli1881-1963
Kiyohara Nagiko (possibly)966-1017
Mac Rebennack1940-
William H. Bonney1859-1881
Ehrich Weiss1874-1926
Richard Plantagenet, Duke of Gloucester1452-1485
André René Roussimoff1946-1993
Stanley Martin Lieber1922-
David John Moore Cornwell1931-
William Thomson1824-1907
Eppie Lederer1918-2002
Gerrit Gerritszoon1466-1536
Muhammad bin Da'ud Chaghri 1029-1072
Arthur Wesley1769-1852
Ogdred Weary, Dreary Wodge, etc.1925-2000
Guido di Pietro1395-1455
Ted Kaczynski1942-
Julius Henry Marx1890-1977
Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett1878-1957
Pietro da Morrone1209-1296
Wahunsenacawh1545-1618
Lucius Domitius Ahenobarbus37-68
Garry Weinstein1963-
Temujin1162-1227
Chad Rowan1969-
Amenhotep IVc. 1353 BC-1336 BC
David Grün1886-1973
John of Fidanza1221-1274
Charles Lutwidge Dodgson1832-1898
Nguyen Sinh Cung1890-1969
Thathanka Iyothanka1831-1890
Wa-Tho-Huk (Bright Path)1888-1953
R. Mutt1887-1968
Kong Qiu551 BC-479 BC
Józef Teodor Konrad Korzeniowski1857-1924
Octavian63 BC-14 AD
Lesser-known nameBest-known nameDates
Joseph Saddler1958-
Elijah ben Shlomo Zalman1720-1797
Eiríkr Þorvaldsson950-1003
Edison Arantes do Nascimento1940-
Marie-Henri Beyle1783-1842
Harald Gormsson935?-986?
David Berkowitz1953-
Josip Broz1892-1980
Iva Ikuko Toguri D'Aquino1916-2006
Zāhir ud-Dīn Muḥammad1483-1531
Theodor Geisel1904-1991
Dolgorsüren Dagvadorj1980-
Calvin Broadus1971-
Tȟašúŋke Witkó1840-1877
Fujiwara Takako (possibly)973?-1014?
Isabella Baumfreec. 1797-1883
Mustafa Kemal1881-1938
Saloth Sar1928-1998
Ilich Ramirez Sanchez1949-
Tīmūr-e Lang1336-1405
Sagoyewatha (He Keeps Them Awake)c. 1750-1830
Lee Sheldon1865-1912
Reginald Dwight1947-
Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey1818-1895
Arthur Stanley Jefferson1890-1965
Yang Yuhuan719-756
John Johnson1824-1900
Jacopo Robusti1518-1594
James Todd Smith1968-
Richard Reis and Alberto Caeiro1888-1935
Paulette Williams1948-
Slinger Francisco1935-
The 1st Earl of Chatham1708-1778
Matsudaira Takechiyo1543-1616
Hinmaton-Yalaktit1840-1904
François-Marie Arouet1694-1778
Lev Bronstein1879-1940
Lalawethika1775-1836
Georg Ludwig, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg1660-1727
Mutsuhito1852-1912
Richard Bachman1947-
Victor Eremita, Anti-Climacus, etc.1813-1855
Kusno Sosrodihardjo1901-1970
Kimitake Hiraoka1925-1970
1st Earl of Beaconsfield1804-1881
Ricardo dos Santos Leite1982-
Vincent Damon Furnier1948-
Henry Tudor, 2nd Earl of Richmond1457-1509
Goyathlay1829-1909
Kongming181-234
Sam Etic1937-
Eric Arthur Blair1903-1950
William Sydney Porter1862-1910
Marguerite Ann Johnson1928-
Lesser-known nameBest-known nameDates
Abū 'l-Walīd Muḥammad ibn Aḥmad ibn Rushd1126-1198
Amantine Aurore Lucille Dupin1804-1876
Richard Starkey1940-
John Chapman1774-1845
Martha Jane Cannary1852-1903
Lotario de' Conti1161-1216
Tafari Makonnen1892-1975
Jean-Baptiste Poquelin1622-1673
Jacques I1758-1806
Alisa Rosenbaum1905-1982
Matsuo Munefusa1644-1694
Malcolm Little1925-1965
François-Dominique Toussaint1742-1803
Terry Gene Bollea1953-
Siddhartha Gautama563 BC-483 BC
Salvatore Lucania1897-1962
Mary Anne Evans1819-1880
Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus12 AD-41 AD
Liu Bang256 BC-167 BC
Jacob Kurtzberg1917-1994
Yisrael Meir Kagan1838-1933
Arjumand Banu Begum1593-1631
Alfred Gerald Caplin1909-1979
Cassius Clay1942-
Iosif Dzhugashvili1878-1953
Agnesë Gonxhe Bojaxhiu1910-1997
John Graham Mellor1952-2002
Samuel Joseph Wurzelbacher1973-
Norma Jeane Baker1926-1962
Adeline Virginia Stephen1882-1941
Donato di Niccolo di Betto Bardi1386-1466
Allen Stewart Konigsberg1935-
Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris1887-1965
George Gordon Noel1788-1824
Metacom1639-1676
Grigory Otrepyev (?) and two others1581-1606
Sabri Khalil al-Banna1937-2002
John Graham of Claverhouse1648-1689
Jo Murray1965-
Shlomo Yitzhaki1040-1105
Chan Kong-Sang1954-
William Joyce1906-1946
Vladimir Ulyanov1870-1924
Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar1040-1099
Edward Teach1680-1718
John Simon Ritchie1957-1979
Leslie Lynch King Jr.1913-2006
Rebecca Rolfe1595-1617
Samuel Langhorne Clemens1835-1910
Margaretha Geertruida Zelle1876-1917
Moses Harry Hurwitz1897-1975
William Jefferson Blythe III1946-

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