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Ever wondered how many famous people named Cornelius there are? This list of celebrities named Cornelius includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Corneliuss on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Cornelius, actors named Cornelius, and even athletes named Cornelius. Well-known Corneliuss like Cornelius Bennett, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and Cornelius Gallagher are just the start of this list.

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Cornelius Bennett is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Bennett Cornelius O'Landa Bennett is a former American football linebacker who played for the Buffalo Bills from 1987 to 1995, Atlanta Falcons from 1996 to 1998, and the Indianapolis Colts from 1999 to ...more

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Cornelius Vanderbilt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Vanderbilt Cornelius Vanderbilt, also known by the sobriquet Commodore, was an American business magnate and philanthropist who built his wealth in railroads and shipping. He was also the patriarch of the ...more

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Cornelius Gallagher is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Gallagher Cornelius Gallagher was a meat merchant and politician in Alberta, Canada. He served as a municipal councillor and briefly as the third mayor of Edmonton. Gallagher was born in New Brunswick in ...more

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Cornelius Greene is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Greene Cornelius Greene is a former American football quarterback who played college football for the Ohio State Buckeyes and professionally in the Canadian Football League. He played under coach Woody ...more

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Cornelius Griffin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Griffin Cornelius Griffin is a former American football defensive tackle. He was drafted by the New York Giants in the second round of the 2000 NFL Draft. He played college football at Pearl River ...more

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Cornelius Essex is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Essex Cornelius Essex was an English buccaneer who took part in Captain Bartholomew Sharp's privateering expedition, the "Pacific Adventure", during the late 1670s. Although much of his ...more

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Cornelius Jakhelln is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Jakhelln Cornelius Jakhelln, also known as Cornelius von Jackhelln, is a Norwegian vocalist, guitarist, musician, writer and poet.

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Cornelius Cole is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Cole Cornelius Cole served a single term in the United States House of Representatives as a Republican representing California from 1863 to 1865, and another term in the United States Senate from ...more

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Cornelius Boza Edwards is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Boza Edwards Cornelius Boza Edwards was a Ugandan boxer in the Lightweight division and the former WBC Super Featherweight Champion. Edwards emigrated from Uganda to England, where he lived for a long ...more

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Cornelius Eady is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Eady Cornelius Eady is an American writer focusing largely on matters of race and society, His poetry often centers on jazz and blues, family life, violence, and societal problems stemming from ...more

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Cornelius Bundrage is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Bundrage Cornelius Bundrage is an American professional boxer and the current IBF Light Middleweight Champion. He is a former UBA Intercontinental Light Middleweight Champion and was a member of the ESPN ...more

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Cornelius Lanczos is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Lanczos Cornelius Lanczos was a Jewish Hungarian mathematician and physicist, who was born on February 2, 1893, and died on June 25, 1974. He was born in Székesfehérvár to Karl ...more

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Cornelius Bumpus is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Bumpus Cornelius Bumpus was an American woodwind, keyboard player and vocalist from Santa Cruz, California. Bumpus began his musical career playing alto saxophone at ten for his school band, and by age ...more

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Cornelius is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Keigo Oyamada is a Japanese recording artist and producer better known by his stage name Cornelius.

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Cornelius Nepos is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Nepos Cornelius Nepos was a Roman biographer. He was born at Hostilia, a village in Cisalpine Gaul not far from Verona. His Gallic origin is attested by Ausonius, and Pliny the Elder calls him Padi ...more

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Cornelius Van Til is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Van Til Cornelius Van Til was a Christian philosopher, Reformed theologian, and presuppositional apologist.

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Cornelius Castoriadis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Castoriadis Cornelius Castoriadis was a Greek-French philosopher, social critic, economist, psychoanalyst, author of The Imaginary Institution of Society, and co-founder of the Socialisme ou Barbarie group. ...more

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Cornelius Ryan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Ryan Cornelius Ryan was an Irish journalist and author mainly known for his writings on popular military history, especially his World War II books: The Longest Day: 6 June 1944 D-Day, The Last ...more

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Cornelius de Pauw is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius de Pauw Cornelius Franciscus de Pauw or Cornelis de Pauw was a Dutch philosopher, geographer and diplomat at the court of Frederick the Great of Prussia.

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Cornelius Smith Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Smith Jr. Cornelius Smith, Jr. is an actor best known for his portrayal of Frankie Hubbard on the ABC daytime drama All My Children since December 2007. He received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for ...more

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Cornelius Clarkson Vermeule II... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Clarkson Vermeule III Cornelius Clarkson Vermeule III was an American scholar of ancient art and curator of classical art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from 1957 to 1996.

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Cornelius Vanderbilt III is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Vanderbilt III Cornelius "Neily" Vanderbilt III was an American military officer, inventor, engineer, and yachtsman, and a member of the prominent American Vanderbilt family.

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Cornelius M. Kerwin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius M. Kerwin Cornelius Martin "Neil" Kerwin is an American educator in public administration and president of American University. A 1971 undergraduate alumnus of American University, Kerwin ...more

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Cornelius Gurlitt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Gurlitt Cornelius Gustav Gurlitt war ein deutscher Architekt und Kunsthistoriker. Er war der Vater des Musikwissenschaftlers Wilibald Gurlitt und des Kunsthistorikers Hildebrand Gurlitt.

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Cornelius Cardew is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Cardew Cornelius Cardew was an English experimental music composer, and founder of the Scratch Orchestra, an experimental performing ensemble. He later rejected experimental music, explaining why he ...more

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Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Cornelius Vanderbilt "C.V." Whitney was an American businessman, film producer, writer, philanthropist, polo player, and government official, as well as the owner of a leading stable ...more

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Cornelius P. Comegys is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius P. Comegys Cornelius Parsons Comegys was an American farmer and politician from Dover Hundred, in Kent County, Delaware, near Little Creek. He was a veteran of the War of 1812, a member of the Federalist ...more

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Cornelius Johnson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Johnson Cornelius Cooper Johnson was an African-American athlete in the high jump. Born in Los Angeles in 1913, Cornelius Johnson first competed in organized track and field events at Berendo Junior ...more

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Cornelius P. Van Ness is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius P. Van Ness Cornelius Peter Van Ness was an American politician of Dutch descent from the US state of Vermont. Van Ness was a Democratic-Republican and later a Democrat.

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Cornelius Krieghoff is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Krieghoff Cornelius David Krieghoff is a Canadian painter of the 19th century. Krieghoff is most famous for his paintings of Canadian landscapes and Canadian life outdoors, which were sought-after in his ...more

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Cornelius Augustine McGlennon is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Augustine McGlennon Cornelius Augustine McGlennon was an American Democratic Party politician who represented New Jersey's 8th congressional district from 1919 to 1921.

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Cornelius C. Smith is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius C. Smith Colonel Cornelius Cole Smith was an American officer in the U.S. Army who served with the 6th U.S. Cavalry during the Sioux Wars. On January 1, 1891, he and four other cavalry troopers ...more

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Cornelius Casey is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Casey Cornelius "Neil" Casey is a former Irish-American football player. He earned four caps, scoring one goal, as a member of the U.S. national team.

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Cornelius Warmerdam is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Warmerdam Cornelius Warmerdam was a long time pole vault world record holder and is considered to be among the all time greatest vaulters. He was born in Long Beach, California, the son of Dutch emigrants ...more

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Cornelius Vermuyden is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Vermuyden Sir Cornelius Wasterdyk Vermuyden was a Dutch engineer who introduced Dutch land reclamation methods to England. Commissioned by the Crown to drain Hatfield Chase in the Isle of Axholme, ...more

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Cornelius Bernard Huggins is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Bernard Huggins Cornelius Bernard Huggins, also known as Outlaw between fans, is a footballer from Saint Vincent and the Grenadines formerly playing as a central defender and a vice-captain for Kedah FA in the ...more

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Cornelius Keefe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Keefe Cornelius Keefe was an actor.

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Cornelius H. Charlton is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius H. Charlton Cornelius H. Charlton was a soldier in the United States Army during the Korean War. Sergeant Charlton posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his actions near Chipo-ri, South Korea on June ...more

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Cornelius Wiebe is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Wiebe Cornelius W. Wiebe, CM was a Canadian physician and politician. Wiebe was born to a Mennonite family in Altona, Manitoba. He was educated at Wesley College, the University of Manitoba and the ...more

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Cornelius Rea Agnew is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Rea Agnew Cornelius Rea Agnew was an American physician. Agnew was born in New York City, the son of William Agnew and Elizabeth Thompson Agnew. He graduated from Columbia College in 1849, and from the ...more

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Cornelius Cole Smith, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Cole Smith, Jr. Dr. Cornelius Cole "Corney" Smith, Jr. was an American author, military historian, illustrator and painter. A survivor of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, he was an officer in the ...more

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Cornelius Harnett is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Harnett Cornelius Harnett was an American merchant, farmer, and statesman from Wilmington, North Carolina. He was a leading American Revolutionary in the Cape Fear region, and a delegate for North ...more

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Cornelius Hermanus Wessels is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Hermanus Wessels Sir Cornelius Hermanus Wessels was a South African politician and statesman. Wessels stemmed from an important Orange Free State family clan, dedicated to farming and the Boer way of life. ...more

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Cornelius Macarthy is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Macarthy Cornelius Macarthy is an actor.

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Cornelius Vanderbilt IV is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Vanderbilt IV Cornelius Vanderbilt IV was a newspaper publisher.

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Cornelius Brown is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Brown Cornelius Brown is an American Football cornerback who is currently a free agent. Brown was born in Houston, Texas and attended Forest Brook High School. In college, Brown was a four-year ...more

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Cornelius O'Leary is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius O'Leary Cornelius O'Leary was an Irish historian and political scientist. O'Leary was born in Limerick but was raised in Cork, where he attended University College Cork, gaining a first-class honours ...more

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Cornelius Wilson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Wilson Cornelius Wilson is an actor.

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Cornelius Burges is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Burges Cornelius Burges or Burgess, D.D., was an English minister. He was active in religious controversy prior to and around the time of the Commonwealth of England and The Protectorate, following the ...more

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Cornelius Clarke is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Cornelius
Cornelius Clarke Cornelius Clarke is an actor.