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Famous People Named Archibald

Ever thought about how many famous people named Archibald are out there? This list of celebrities named Archibald will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Archibalds below include actors named Archibald and athletes named Archibald, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Archibald who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Archibalds below include Archibald MacLeish, Archibald Hall, and Archibald Campbell, 1st Marquis of Argyll.
  • Librarian, Poet

    AgeDec. at 89 (1892-1982)

    BirthplaceGlencoe, USA, Illinois

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Archibald MacLeish (May 7, 1892 – April 20, 1982) was an American poet and writer who was associated with the modernist school of poetry. MacLeish studied English at Yale University and law at  ...more
  • Archibald Thomson Hall, also known as Roy Fontaine (17 June 1924 – 16 September 2002) was a Scottish serial killer and thief. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, he became known as the Killer Butler or the  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 54 (1607-1661)

    BirthplaceArgyll, United Kingdom

    NationalityScotland

    Archibald Campbell, 1st Marquess of Argyll, 8th Earl of Argyll, chief of Clan Campbell, (March 1607 – 27 May 1661) was a Scottish nobleman, politician, and peer. The de facto head of Scotland's  ...more
  • Professor, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 92 (1912-2004)

    BirthplacePlainfield, New Jersey, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Archibald "Archie" Cox Jr. (May 17, 1912 – May 29, 2004) was an American lawyer and law professor who served as U.S. Solicitor General under President John F. Kennedy and as a special prosecutor  ...more
  • Politician, Physicist

    AgeDec. at 90 (1886-1977)

    BirthplaceBristol, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Archibald Vivian Hill (26 September 1886 – 3 June 1977), known as A. V. Hill, was an English physiologist, one of the founders of the diverse disciplines of biophysics and operations research. He  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 82 (1847-1929)

    BirthplaceLondon, England

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Archibald Philip Primrose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, 1st Earl of Midlothian, (7 May 1847 – 21 May 1929) was a British Liberal politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from March  ...more
  • Journalist, Diplomat

    AgeDec. at 80 (1849-1930)

    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Archibald Henry Grimké (August 17, 1849 – February 25, 1930) was an American lawyer, intellectual, journalist, diplomat and community leader in the 19th and early 20th centuries. A graduate of  ...more
  • Archibald Robertson

    Theologian, Writer

    AgeDec. at 77 (1853-1931)

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Archibald Robertson (29 June 1853 – 29 January 1931) was the seventh Principal of King's College London who later served as Bishop of Exeter.  ...more
  • Surgeon, Naturalist

    AgeDec. at 87 (1754-1842)

    BirthplaceWeem, United Kingdom

    NationalityScotland

    Archibald Menzies ( MING-iss; 15 March 1754 – 15 February 1842) was a Scottish surgeon, botanist and naturalist. He spent many years at sea, serving with the Royal Navy, private merchants, and the  ...more
  • Statesman, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 47 (1730-1777)

    BirthplaceCharleston, South Carolina, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Archibald Bulloch (1730 – February 22, 1777) was a lawyer, soldier, and statesman from Georgia during the American Revolution. He was the first governor of Georgia. He was also a great-grandfather of  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 53 (1859-1912)

    BirthplaceMobile, Alabama

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Archibald Gracie IV (January 15, 1858 – December 4, 1912) was an American writer, soldier, amateur historian, real estate investor, and survivor of the sinking of RMS Titanic. He was the first adult  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 62 (1873-1935)

    BirthplaceSherbrooke, Lennoxville, Quebec, Canada

    NationalityCanada, United States of America

    Archibald Chapman Hart (February 27, 1873, Lennoxville, Quebec – July 24, 1935, Teaneck, New Jersey) was an American Democratic Party politician who represented New Jersey's 6th congressional  ...more
  • Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell, (5 May 1883 – 24 May 1950) was a senior officer of the British Army. He served in the Second Boer War, the Bazar Valley Campaign and World War I, during  ...more
  • Physicist, Inventor

    AgeDec. at 68 (1888-1956)

    BirthplacePurley, London, London, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Archibald Montgomery Low (17 October 1888 – 13 September 1956) was an English consulting engineer, research physicist and inventor, and author of more than 40 books. Low has been called the "father  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 88 (1835-1924)

    BirthplaceEdinburgh, United Kingdom

    NationalityScotland

    Sir Archibald Geikie (28 December 1835 – 10 November 1924), was a Scottish geologist and writer.   ...more
  • Archibald Bulloch "Archie" Roosevelt (April 10, 1894 – October 13, 1979), the fifth child of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, was a distinguished U.S. Army officer and commander of U.S. forces in  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 67 (1882-1949)

    BirthplaceSouth Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Archibald Ernest Olpp (May 12, 1882 – July 26, 1949) was an American physician and politician who served a single term in the U.S. Representative from New Jersey. He was the first Republican to be  ...more
  • Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 74 (1802-1876)

    BirthplaceNorth Carolina, USA

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Archibald Dixon (April 2, 1802 – April 23, 1876) was a U.S. Senator from Kentucky. He represented the Whig Party in both houses of the Kentucky General Assembly, and was elected the 12th Lieutenant  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 78 (1857-1936)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    NationalityEngland

    Sir Archibald Edward Garrod (25 November 1857 – 28 March 1936) was an English physician who pioneered the field of inborn errors of metabolism. He also discovered alkaptonuria, understanding its  ...more
  • Age87

    BirthplaceUnited Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Archibald "Archie" Howie CBE HonFRMS FRS HonFRSE (born 8 March 1934) is a British physicist, known for his pioneering work on the interpretation of transmission electron microscope images of  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 72 (1918-1990)

    BirthplaceBoston, Massachusetts

    NationalityUnited States of America

    Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt, Jr. (February 18, 1918 – May 31, 1990), the first child of Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt and grandson of U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, was a soldier, scholar,  ...more
  • Archibald Warden

    Tennis player

    AgeDec. at 74 (1869-1943)

    BirthplaceEdinburgh, United Kingdom

    NationalityUnited Kingdom

    Archibald Adam Warden (11 May 1869 – 7 October 1943) was a British tennis player who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics. In 1900 he won a bronze medal in mixed doubles event with Hedwiga  ...more
  • AgeDec. at 60 (1831-1892)

    BirthplaceKirkintilloch, United Kingdom

    NationalityScotland

    Archibald Scott Couper (; 31 March 1831 – 11 March 1892) was a Scottish chemist who proposed an early theory of chemical structure and bonding. He developed the concepts of tetravalent carbon atoms  ...more
  • Archibald Macallum

    Chemist

    AgeDec. at 75 (1858-1934)

    BirthplaceBelmont, Ontario, Central Elgin, Canada

    Archibald Byron Macallum (April 7, 1858 – April 5, 1934) was a Canadian biochemist and founder of the National Research Council of Canada. He was an influential figure in the development of Medical  ...more
  • Archibald John Motley, Jr. (October 7, 1891 – January 16, 1981), was an American visual artist. He studied painting at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago during the 1910s, graduating in 1918.  ...more
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