History Quiz / Lesser-known names of famous people

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

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