List of Canadians


List of Canadians

This is a list of Canadians, people born in Canada, or who became citizens of Canada, grouped by their area of notability.

Contents

Architects

Artists

Actors

Broadcasters

Musicians

Visual arts

Cartoonists

Astronauts

Athletes

Business personalities

Criminals

  • Angélique, Marie-Joseph (1720-1734) - executed for setting the city of Montreal on fire
  • Aziga, Johnson (1956-) - first person to be charged with first-degree murder in Canada for spreading HIV
  • Bernardo, Paul (1964-) - murderer, rapist
  • Blass, Richard (1945-1975) - multiple murderer
  • Boyd, Edwin Alonzo (1914-2002) - bank robber
  • Carbonneau, Marc (1933-) - FLQ Terrorist
  • Cossette-Trudel, Jacques (1947-) - FLQ Terrorist
  • Cossette-Trudel, Louise (1947-) - FLQ Terrorist
  • Dick, Evelyn (1920-) - convicted of infanticide; convicted and acquitted of having murdered her husband
  • Fisher, Larry (1949-) - convicted of the murder for which David Milgaard (see "Wrongfully convicted", below) was originally convicted and subsequently exonerated

Wrongfully convicted

Educators

Fashion

Humanitarians

Inventors

Media

Medical

Military figures

Monarchs

Magicians

  • Henning, Doug (1947-2000) - credited with reviving the magic show in North America
  • Mandrake, Leon (1911 - 1993) Mandrake the Great - and his sons Lon and Ron, born in 1948 and 1949, respectively
  • Randi, James (1928-) - magician, writer, skeptical investigator of paranormal and pseudo-scientific claims, and founder of the James Randi Educational Foundation.
  • Vernon, Dai (1894-1992) - magician - known as "the man who fooled Houdini"

Politicians


Provincial premiers

Main articles:

Territorial premiers

Main articles:

Aboriginal leaders

A sepia photograph of Aatsista-Mahkan (Running Rabbit). He is wearing what is usually described as a buckskin outfit. It is elaborate and he is holding a pole.
Aatsista-Mahkan taken by Edward Curtis

Religious figures

Martyrs

Church leaders

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Religious cult figures

Scholars

Scientists

Viceroys

Main articles:

Writers

Other personalities

Fictional

Other

National
Lists by city
Lists by province
Groupings and articles of relevance

References

  1. ^ David Ewart, Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online

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