50 famous 'B' people

Random Miscellaneous or famous Quiz

Can you name the 50 famous 'B' people?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
Score 0/50 Timer 10:00
Spaniard, the first European to see the Pacific Ocean in 1513
Founder of the Salvation Army in 1878
Swedish actress, star of the films 'Casablanca' and 'Spellbound'
Swedish tennis player, winner of 11 major singles titles and five consecutive Wimbledon singles titles 1976-80
He killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel 1804
English business magnate known for his Virgin Group of more than 400 companies
Scottish engineer, inventor of the world's first practical, publicly demonstrated television system
American revolutionary abolitionist hung in 1859
Nickname of the pirate Edward Teach
American director of the films 'The Producers' and 'Blazing Saddles'
First man to run a mile in under four minutes in 1954
French composer of the opera Carmen
Inventor of a method enabling the blind to read
German statesman known as the 'Iron Chancellor'
British poet known for aristocratic excess, described by Lady Caroline Lamb as 'mad, bad and dangerous to know'
French 60s actress, singer and animal rights activist
American pioneer and frontiersman, most famous for his exploration and settlement of Kentucky
Afrikaner and first Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa
Founder of the automobile manufacturer taken over by Rolls Royce 1921
American actor in the films 'The African Queen' and 'The Maltese Falcon'
Old west outlaw known as Billy the Kid
Jamaican athlete, current Olympic and World record holder for the 100 and 200 metres, nicknamed Lightning
Assassinator of Abraham Lincoln
Welsh singer known for the James Bond songs 'Goldfinger' and 'Diamonds Are Forever'
English engineer who built bridges, the Great Western Railway and a series of steamships
General of the French Revolution, later Emperor
American composer and lyricist, with songs such as 'Easter Parade' and 'White Christmas'
Frenchman, first to fly the English Channel in 1909
Any of three English sisters who between them wrote 'Jane Eyre', 'Wuthering Heights' and 'Agnes Grey'
German composer who's works include the 'Brandenburg Concertos' and 'Mass in B minor'
Founder member of Pink Floyd 1946-2006
National poet of Scotland who wrote 'Auld Lang Syne' and 'A Red, Red Rose'
Queen of the Netherlands
Deaf German composer of a famous 5th symphony
Englishman whose 19th century calculating machines are considered to be the first mechanical computers
General Secretary and leader of the USSR 1964-82
Siddhartha Gautama is known by this name
Ancient Roman, best known for taking a leading role in the assassination of Julius Caesar
Name taken by the current Pope
Three time British Prime Minister, 1923-24, 1924-29, 1935-37
English philosopher and scientist, pioneer of the scientific method, 1561-1626
Surname of Henry VIII's second wife
19th century English explorer, linguist, translator and orientalist 1821-90
Captain of HMS Bounty who sailed an open boat 3,618 nautical miles to safety after a mutiny 1789
British computer scientist, inventor of the World Wide Web
British Prime Minister 1997-2007
Venezuelan born leader who liberated much of South America from Spanish rule in the 19th century
American actor in the films 'A Streetcar Named Desire' and 'On the Waterfront'
English children's writer who created 'Noddy' and 'The Famous Five'

Friend Scores

  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...


Created Dec 7, 2011ReportNominate
Tags:famous, Begins With, surname