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List of famous people named Margaret, along with photos. How many celebrities named Margaret can you think of? The famous Margarets below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Margaret, athletes named Margaret, and even political figures named Margaret. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Margaret? Add them to the list.

Margaret Thatcher was the longest serving Prime Minister of Britain. She was also a leader of the Conservative Party. Because of her politics and leadership, she was given the nickname "Iron Lady". She definitely became a huge part of England's history.

On a lighter note, Margaret Cho is also on this list. She's a stand up comedian, her material being about political and social issues. She's also a supporter of LGBT, asian and women's equal rights.

And if you're looking for a more literary type Margaret, we've got just the one for you. Margaret Atwood is an award winning poet and novelist. She's also the invented of the LongPen: a robotic device that allowed her to sign books, without being physically present.

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Margaret Thatcher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Thatcher Died at 88 (1925-2013) - Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, PC, FRS was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the ...more

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Margaret Cho is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Cho age 48 - Margaret Moran Cho is an American comedian, fashion designer, actress, author, and singer-songwriter. Cho is best known for her stand-up routines, through which she critiques social and ...more

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Margaret Atwood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Atwood age 77 - Margaret Eleanor Atwood, CC OOnt FRSC is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist. She is a winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award and Prince of Asturias ...more

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Margaret Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Hamilton Died at 83 (1902-1985) - Margaret Brainard Hamilton was an American film character actress best known for her portrayal of the Wicked Witch of the West in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's classic film The Wizard of Oz. A former ...more

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Margaret Court is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Court age 74 - Margaret Court AO, MBE, also known as Margaret Smith Court, is a retired world No. 1 professional tennis player. She is currently a Christian minister in Perth, Australia but is best known for ...more

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Margaret Sanger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Sanger Died at 87 (1879-1966) - Margaret Higgins Sanger was an American birth control activist, sex educator, and nurse. Sanger popularized the term birth control, opened the first birth control clinic in the United States, ...more

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Margaret O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret O'Brien age 80 - Margaret O'Brien is an American film, television and stage actress. Beginning a prolific career as a child actress in feature films at the age of four, O'Brien became one of the most popular ...more

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Margaret Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Mitchell Died at 49 (1900-1949) - Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell was an American author and journalist. One novel by Mitchell was published during her lifetime, the American Civil War-era novel, Gone with the Wind, for which she ...more

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Margaret Mead is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Mead Died at 77 (1901-1978) - Margaret Mead was an American cultural anthropologist who featured frequently as an author and speaker in the mass media during the 1960s and 1970s. She earned her bachelor degree at Barnard ...more

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Margaret Wise Brown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Wise Brown Died at 42 (1910-1952) - Golden MacDonald is a writer.

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Margaret Sullavan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Sullavan Died at 51 (1909-1960) - Margaret Brooke Sullavan was an American stage and film actress. Sullavan began her career onstage in 1929. In 1933 she caught the attention of movie director John M. Stahl and had her debut on ...more

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Margaret Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Rutherford Died at 80 (1892-1972) - Dame Margaret Taylor Rutherford, DBE was an English character actress, who first came to prominence following World War II in the film adaptations of Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit, and Oscar ...more

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Margaret Avery is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Avery age 73 - Margaret Avery is an American actress and singer. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Shug in The Color Purple.

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Margaret Weis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Weis age 69 - Margaret Edith Weis is a fantasy and science fiction writer and author of dozens of novels and short stories. Along with Tracy Hickman, Weis is one of the original creators of the Dragonlance ...more

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Margaret Nolan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Nolan age 73 - Margaret Nolan is an English visual artist, actress and former glamour model. She was born in Hampstead, London to Irish parents. Nolan was married to English playwright Tom Kempinski in 1963 ...more

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Margaret Lockwood is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Lockwood Died at 74 (1916-1990) - Margaret Lockwood, CBE was an English actress, notable for her performances in the 1940s Gainsborough melodramas such as The Man in Grey, Love Story and The Wicked Lady.

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Margaret Colin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Colin age 58 - Margaret Colin is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Margo Hughes on As the World Turns and as Eleanor Waldorf-Rose on Gossip Girl.

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Margaret Mahy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Mahy Died at 76 (1936-2012) - Margaret Mahy, ONZ was a New Zealand author of children's and young adult books. Many of her story plots have strong supernatural elements but her writing concentrates on the themes of human ...more

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Margaret Chan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Chan age 70 - Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, OBE MD, DSc, MScPH, FFPHM, JP is the Director-General of the World Health Organization. Chan was elected by the Executive Board of WHO on 8 November 2006, and was ...more

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Margaret Chase Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Chase Smith Died at 98 (1897-1995) - Margaret Madeline Chase Smith was an American politician. A member of the Republican Party, she served as a U.S Representative and a U.S. Senator from Maine. She was the first woman to serve in ...more

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Margaret Osborne duPont is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Osborne duPont Died at 94 (1918-2012) - Margaret Osborne duPont was a World No. 1 American female tennis player. DuPont won a total of 37 singles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles Grand Slam titles, which places her fourth on the ...more

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Margaret Scott is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Scott Died at 71 (1934-2005) - Margaret Scott was an Australian author, poet, comedian, educator and public intellectual.

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Marge Champion is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Marge Champion age 97 - Marge Champion, née Marjorie Celeste Belcher, is an American dancer, choreographer, and actress. At a young age she was hired as a dance model for Walt Disney Studios animated films. ...more

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Margaret of Scotland, Queen of... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret of Scotland, Queen of Norway Died at 22 (1261-1283) - Margaret of Scotland was Queen of Norway as the wife of King Eric II.

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Margie Joseph is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margie Joseph age 66 - Margaret Marie "Margie" Joseph is an American R&B, soul and gospel singer. Her greatest success came in the 1970s with her versions of Paul McCartney's "My Love" and The ...more

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Margaret Taylor is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Taylor Died at 64 (1788-1852) - Margaret Mackall Smith "Peggy" Taylor, wife of Zachary Taylor, was First Lady of the United States from 1849 to 1850.

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Margaret Fuller is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Fuller Died at 40 (1810-1850) - Sarah Margaret Fuller Ossoli, commonly known as Margaret Fuller, was an American journalist, critic, and women's rights advocate associated with the American transcendentalism movement. She was ...more

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Margaret Rhea Seddon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Rhea Seddon age 69 - Margaret Rhea Seddon is a physician and retired NASA astronaut. After being selected as part of the first group of astronauts to include women, she flew on three Space Shuttle flights: as ...more

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Margaret Ladd is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Ladd age 74 - Margaret Ladd is an American actress, best known for her role as Emma Channing in the CBS primetime soap opera, Falcon Crest.

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Margaret Stumpp is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Stumpp age 65 - Margaret Stumpp is a Senior Vice President at Prudential Financial, Inc. She is the first openly transsexual person out of over 60,000 employees in the firm. In February 2002, Stumpp ...more

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Margaret of France, Queen of E... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret of France, Queen of England Died at 39 (1279-1318) - Margaret of France, a daughter of Philip III of France and Maria of Brabant, was Queen of England as the second wife of King Edward I.

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Margaret Hoover is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Hoover age 39 - Margaret Claire Hoover is an American political commentator, political strategist, media personality, gay rights activist, and author. She is the best selling author of the book American ...more

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Margaret Lindsay is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Lindsay Died at 71 (1910-1981) - Margaret Lindsay was an American film actress. Her time as a Warner Bros. contract player during the 1930s was particularly productive. She was noted for her supporting work in successful films ...more

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Margaret Okayo is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Okayo age 40 - Margaret Okayo is a professional marathon runner from Kenya. She has won a number of major marathons, including the New York City Marathon, the Boston Marathon, and the London Marathon. She has ...more

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Margaret E. Knight is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret E. Knight Died at 76 (1838-1914) - Margaret E. Knight was an American inventor. She has been called "the most famous 19th-century woman inventor". She was born in York, Maine to James Knight and Hannah Teal. James ...more

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Margie Harrison is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Margaret

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Margaret is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret age 24 - Małgorzata Jamroży, known by her stage name Margaret, is a Polish singer and fashion blogger. On February 21, 2013, Margaret released her debut single, "Thank You Very Much". Her debut ...more

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Margaret Cavendish is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Cavendish Died at 50 (1623-1673) - Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne was an English aristocrat, a prolific writer, and a scientist. Born Margaret Lucas, she was the youngest sister of prominent royalists Sir John ...more

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Margaret Gardiner is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Gardiner age 57 - Margaret Gardiner is a South African Journalist and beauty queen who the winner of the Miss Universe pageant in 1978. She is the first African woman to win Miss Universe title. She was 18 years ...more

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Margaret Mahler is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Mahler Died at 88 (1897-1985) - Margaret Schönberger Mahler was a Hungarian physician, who later became interested in psychiatry. She was a central figure on the world stage of psychoanalysis. Her main interest was in ...more

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Margaret of Anjou is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret of Anjou Died at 52 (1430-1482) - Margaret of Anjou was the wife of King Henry VI of England. As such, she was Queen of England from 1445 to 1461 and again from 1470 to 1471. Born in the Duchy of Lorraine, into the House of ...more

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Margaret Somerville is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Somerville age 75 - Margaret Anne Ganley Somerville, AM, FRSC is the Samuel Gale Professor of Law at McGill University, as well as professor in the university's faculty of medicine and the founding director of the ...more

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Margaret Morgan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Morgan Margaret Morgan was the wife of Dennis Potter.

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Margaret Brown is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Brown Died at 65 (1867-1932) - Margaret "Molly" Brown was an American socialite, philanthropist, and activist who became famous because of her survival of the 1912 sinking of the RMS Titanic, after exhorting the ...more

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Margaret Blye is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Blye age 73 - Maggie Blye is an American actress, also sometimes billed as Margaret Blye. Blye was born October 24, 1942 in Houston, Texas. She appeared in a number of popular television series. Among her ...more

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Margaret Tyzack is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Tyzack Died at 80 (1931-2011) - Margaret Maud Tyzack, CBE was a British actress.

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Margaret Radin is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Radin age 76 - Margaret Jane Radin is a professor at University of Michigan Law School. She is well known for her work on property law and her emphasis on the theory of commodification. In particular, she ...more

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Margaret Way is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Way Margaret Way is an Australian writer of romance novels and women's fiction. A prolific author, Way has written more than 120 novels, many through Mills & Boon, a romance imprint of British ...more

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Margaret Mountford is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Mountford age 65 - Margaret Rose Mountford is a British lawyer, businesswoman and television personality best known for her role in The Apprentice.

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Margaret Ng is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Margaret Ng age 69 - Dr Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee is a politician, barrister, writer and columnist in Hong Kong. She was a member of the Legislative Council of Hong Kong from 1995–2012. In every legislative election held ...more