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Famous People Named Archibald 

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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.
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Archibald MacLeish is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Librarian, Poet, Essayist

Age: Dec. at 90 (1892-1982)

Birthplace: Glencoe, Illinois, United 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 Hall is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Archibald

Age: Dec. at 78 (1924-2002)

Birthplace: Glasgow, United Kingdom

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 ...more
Archibald Campbell, 1st ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Politician

Age: Dec. at 54 (1607-1661)

Birthplace: Argyll, United Kingdom

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
Archibald Cox is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Professor, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 92 (1912-2004)

Birthplace: Plainfield, New Jersey, United 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 ...more
Archibald Hill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Politician, Physicist

Age: Dec. at 91 (1886-1977)

Birthplace: Bristol, United 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. ...more
Archibald Primrose, 5th ... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Politician

Age: Dec. at 82 (1847-1929)

Birthplace: Berkeley Square, United 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
Archibald Grimké ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Journalist, Diplomat, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 81 (1849-1930)

Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina

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 ...more
Archibald Robertson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Archibald Robertson Theologian, Writer

Age: Dec. at 78 (1853-1931)

Archibald Robertson (29 June 1853 – 29 January 1931) was the seventh Principal of King's College London who later served as Bishop of Exeter.
Archibald Menzies is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Surgeon, Naturalist, Botanist

Age: Dec. at 88 (1754-1842)

Birthplace: Eurasia, United Kingdom, Weem

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 ...more
Archibald Bulloch is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Statesman, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 47 (1730-1777)

Birthplace: Charleston, South Carolina, United 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 ...more
Archibald Gracie IV is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Historian

Age: Dec. at 53 (1859-1912)

Birthplace: Mobile, Alabama

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 ...more
Archibald C. Hart is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 62 (1873-1935)

Birthplace: Lennoxville, Quebec, Sherbrooke, Canada

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 Wavell, 1st Ea... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Archibald

Age: Dec. at 67 (1883-1950)

Birthplace: Colchester, United Kingdom

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, ...more
Archibald Low is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Physicist, Inventor, Science writer

Age: Dec. at 68 (1888-1956)

Birthplace: Purley, London, London, United 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 ...more
Archibald Geikie is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Geologist

Age: Dec. at 89 (1835-1924)

Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Sir Archibald Geikie (28 December 1835 – 10 November 1924), was a Scottish geologist and writer.
Archibald Roosevelt is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Archibald

Age: Dec. at 85 (1894-1979)

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

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 ...more
Archibald E. Olpp is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Physician

Age: Dec. at 67 (1882-1949)

Birthplace: South Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United 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 ...more
Archibald Dixon is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Politician, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 74 (1802-1876)

Birthplace: North Carolina, USA

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 ...more
Archibald Garrod is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Physician

Age: Dec. at 79 (1857-1936)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

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
Archibald Howie is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Physicist

Age: 84

Birthplace: United 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 ...more
Archibald Bulloch Roosev... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Soldier

Age: Dec. at 72 (1918-1990)

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts

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 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Tennis player

Age: Dec. at 74 (1869-1943)

Birthplace: Edinburgh, United 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
Archibald Scott Couper ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Chemist

Age: Dec. at 61 (1831-1892)

Birthplace: Kirkintilloch, United Kingdom

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 ...more
Archibald Macallum is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Archibald
Chemist

Age: Dec. at 76 (1858-1934)

Birthplace: Belmont, 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 ...more
Archibald Motley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Archibald

Age: Dec. at 90 (1891-1981)

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana

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 ...more