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Famous People Named Augustus

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Augustus there are? This list of celebrities named Augustus includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Augustus' 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 Augustus, actors named Augustus, and even athletes named Augustus. Well-known Augustus' like Augustus, Augustus II the Strong, and Augustus Pablo are just the start of this list.

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  • Augustus

    Politician, Roman emperor

    AgeDec. at 76 (62 BC-14)

    BirthplaceRome, Italy

    Augustus (Latin: Imperator Caesar Divi filius Augustus; 23 September 63 BC – 19 August AD 14) was a Roman statesman and military leader who was the first emperor of the Roman Empire, reigning from 27...  more

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  • Augustus II the Strong (Polish: August II Mocny; German: August II. der Starke; Lithuanian: Augustas II; 12 May 1670 – 1 February 1733), also known in Saxony as Frederick Augustus I, was Elector of...  more

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  • Augustus Pablo

    Record producer, Musician

    AgeDec. at 44 (1954-1999)

    BirthplaceSaint Andrew Parish, Jamaica

    Horace Swaby (21 June 1954 – 18 May 1999), known as Augustus Pablo, was a Jamaican roots reggae and dub record producer, melodica player and keyboardist, active from the 1970s till his death. He...  more
  • Augustus C. French

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 56 (1808-1864)

    BirthplaceHill, New Hampshire, United States of America

    Augustus Chaflin French (August 2, 1808 – September 4, 1864) was the ninth Governor of the U.S. state of Illinois from 1846 until 1853. He is best known for his fiscal policies, which eliminated the...  more
  • Augustus Jackson

    Businessperson, Inventor

    AgeDec. at 43 (1808-1852)

    Augustus Jackson (born April 16, 1808) was an African-American candy confectioner from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jackson served as a chef in the White House during the 1820s. While not the...  more
  • Augustus Washington (c. 1820–1821 – June 7, 1875) was an American photographer and daguerreotypist. He was born in New Jersey as a free person of color and immigrated to Liberia in 1852. He is one of...  more
  • Augustus John

    Painter, Artist

    AgeDec. at 83 (1878-1961)

    BirthplaceTenby, United Kingdom

    Augustus Edwin John (4 January 1878 – 31 October 1961) was a Welsh painter, draughtsman, and etcher. For a short time around 1910, he was an important exponent of Post-Impressionism in the United...  more
  • AgeDec. at 59 (1848-1907)

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    Augustus Saint-Gaudens was an American sculptor of the Beaux-Arts generation who most embodied the ideals of the "American Renaissance". Raised in New York City, he traveled to Europe for further...  more
  • AgeDec. at 100 (1907-2007)

    BirthplaceShreveport, Louisiana, United States of America

    Augustus Freeman Hawkins (August 31, 1907 – November 10, 2007) was a prominent American Democratic Party politician and a figure in the history of Civil Rights and organized labor. He served as the...  more
  • AgeDec. at 40 (1812-1852)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin was an English architect, designer, artist and critic, chiefly remembered for his pioneering role in the Gothic Revival style; his work culminated in the interior...  more
  • Augustus Henry FitzRoy, 3rd Duke of Grafton, (28 September 1735 – 14 March 1811), styled Earl of Euston between 1747 and 1757, was a British Whig statesman of the Georgian era. He is one of a...  more
  • Augustus O. Bourn

    Augustus Osborn Bourn (October 1, 1834 – January 29, 1925) was an American politician and the 36th Governor of Rhode Island. ...  more
  • Augustus Hill Garland

    Politician, Author

    AgeDec. at 66 (1832-1899)

    BirthplaceCovington, Tennessee, United States of America

    Augustus Hill Garland (June 11, 1832 – January 26, 1899) was an American lawyer and Democratic politician from Arkansas, who initially opposed Arkansas' secession from the United States, but later...  more
  • Augustus Thomas

    Screenwriter, Film Director

    AgeDec. at 77 (1857-1934)

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Augustus Thomas (January 8, 1857 – August 12, 1934) was an American playwright....  more
  • Augustus Harris

    Impresario, Actor

    AgeDec. at 44 (1852-1896)

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Sir Augustus Henry Glossop Harris (18 March 1852 – 22 June 1896) was a British actor, impresario, and dramatist....  more
  • Age34

    BirthplaceWestminster, London, England, UK

    Augustus Prew (born 17 September 1987) is an English film and television actor. He is known for his roles in the films About a Boy (2002), The Secret of Moonacre (2008), Charlie St. Cloud (2010), The...  more
  • Augustus Molade Akiwumi

    Politician, Barrister

    BirthplaceLagos, Nigeria

    Justice Augustus Molade Akiwumi (7 April 1891 – ?) was a judge and also the second Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana....  more
  • Augustus Owsley Stanley

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 91 (1867-1958)

    BirthplaceShelbyville, Kentucky, United States of America

    Augustus Owsley Stanley I (May 21, 1867 – August 12, 1958) was an American politician from Kentucky. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 38th Governor of Kentucky and also represented...  more
  • Augustus Nuwagaba

    Professor, Social Worker

    Age57

    BirthplaceUganda

    Augustus Nuwagaba is an international consultant on economic transformation. He is a wealth creation expert in Africa. He recently qualified (MBA)in application of central bank monetary policy on...  more
  • Augustus Le Plongeon

    Antiquarian, Archaeologist

    AgeDec. at 83 (1825-1908)

    BirthplaceJersey, United Kingdom, with Dependencies and Territories

    Augustus Le Plongeon (May 4, 1826 – December 13, 1908) was a French-American photographer, archeologist, antiquarian and author who studied the pre-Columbian ruins of America, particularly those of...  more
  • Augustus E. Willson

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 84 (1846-1931)

    BirthplaceMaysville, Kentucky, United States of America

    Augustus Everett Willson (October 13, 1846 – August 24, 1931) was an American politician and the 36th Governor of Kentucky. Orphaned at the age of twelve, Willson went to live with relatives in New...  more
  • Augustus De Morgan

    Mathematician, Philosopher

    AgeDec. at 64 (1806-1871)

    BirthplaceMadurai, India

    Augustus De Morgan (27 June 1806 – 18 March 1871) was a British mathematician and logician. He formulated De Morgan's laws and introduced the term mathematical induction, making its idea rigorous....  more
  • AgeDec. at 62 (1830-1892)

    BirthplaceAsheville, North Carolina, United States of America

    Augustus Summerfield Merrimon (September 15, 1830 – November 14, 1892) was a Democratic U.S. senator from the state of North Carolina between 1873 and 1879. An attorney from Buncombe County, North...  more
  • AgeDec. at 85 (1897-1983)

    BirthplaceNew York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America

    Augustus Witschief Bennet (October 7, 1897 – June 5, 1983) was an American politician and a United States Representative from New York....  more
  • Augustus W. Cutler

    Politician, Lawyer

    AgeDec. at 69 (1827-1897)

    BirthplaceMorristown, New Jersey, United States of America

    Augustus William Cutler (October 22, 1827 – January 1, 1897) was a 19th-century politician and lawyer from New Jersey. He was the great-grandson of Silas Condict....  more
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