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Famous People Named Claude

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Claude there are? This list of celebrities named Claude includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Claudes 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 Claude, actors named Claude, and even athletes named Claude. Well-known Claudes like Claude Debussy, Claude Giroux, and Claude Rains are just the start of this list.
  • Claude Debussy

    Claude Debussy

    Pianist, Music critic

    AgeDec. at 56 (1862-1918)

    BirthplaceSaint-Germain-en-Laye, France

    (Achille) Claude Debussy (French: [aʃil klod dəbysi]; 22 August 1862 – 25 March 1918) was a...  more

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    #107 of 1,891 The Greatest Musical Artists of All Time#12 of 368 The Best Classical Composers

  • Claude Giroux

    Claude Giroux

    Ice Hockey Player


    BirthplaceHearst, Canada

    Claude Giroux (French pronunciation: ​[klod ʒiʁu]; born January 12, 1988) is a Canadian...  more
  • Claude Rains

    AgeDied at 78 (1889-1967)

    BirthplaceLondon, England

    William Claude Rains (10 November 1889 – 30 May 1967) was an English–American film and stage...  more

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    #182 of 1,017 The Best Actors in Film History#104 of 239 The Greatest British Actors of All Time

  • Claude Lemieux
    Claude Percy Lemieux (born July 16, 1965) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player....  more
  • Claude Makélélé


    BirthplaceKinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

    Claude Makélélé Sinda (French pronunciation: ​[klod makelele]; born 18 February 1973) is a...  more

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    #384 of 1,310 The Best Soccer Players of All Time#42 of 222 The Best French Soccer Players & Footballers of All Time

  • Claude Monet

    AgeDec. at 86 (1840-1926)

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Oscar-Claude Monet (; French: [klod mɔnɛ]; 14 November 1840 – 5 December 1926) was a French...  more

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    Claude Monet's Greatest Works Of Art#215 of 753 People We Wish Were Still Alive

  • Claude VonStroke

    Claude VonStroke

    Record producer, Disc jockey


    Barclay Macbride Crenshaw (born July 7, 1971), best known by the stage name Claude VonStroke,...  more
  • Claude Humphrey

    Claude Humphrey

    American football player


    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee

    Claude B. Humphrey (born June 29, 1944) is a former American football defensive end in the...  more
  • Claude Lévi-Strauss

    Claude Lévi-Strauss

    Anthropologist, Philosopher

    AgeDec. at 101 (1908-2009)

    BirthplaceBrussels, Belgium

    Claude Lévi-Strauss (; French: [klod levi stʁos]; 28 November 1908 – 30 October 2009) was a...  more
  • Claude Julien


    BirthplaceBlind River, Canada

    Claude Julien (born April 23, 1960) is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and former...  more
  • Claude McKay

    Claude McKay

    Poet, Writer

    AgeDec. at 59 (1889-1948)

    BirthplaceClarendon Parish, Jamaica

    Festus Claudius "Claude" McKay (September 15, 1889 – May 22, 1948) was a Jamaican writer and...  more
  • Claude Chabrol

    Claude Chabrol

    Television director, Soldier

    AgeDec. at 80 (1930-2010)

    BirthplaceSardent, France

    Claude Henri Jean Chabrol (French: [klod ʃabʁɔl]; 24 June 1930 – 12 September 2010) was a...  more
  • Claude Osteen

    Claude Osteen

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceCaney Spring, Tennessee

    Claude Wilson Osteen (born August 9, 1939), nicknamed "Gomer" because of his resemblance to...  more
  • Claude Jutra

    Claude Jutra

    Screenwriter, Cinematographer

    AgeDec. at 56 (1930-1986)

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Claude Jutra (French pronunciation: ​[klod ʒytʁa]; March 11, 1930 – November 5, 1986) was a...  more
  • Claude Frank


    BirthplaceNuremberg, Germany

    Claude Frank (born Claus Johannes Frank; December 24, 1925 – December 27, 2014) was a...  more
  • Claude Provost
    Claude Joseph Antoine Provost (September 17, 1933 – April 17, 1984) was a Canadian...  more
  • Claude Bernard

    Claude Bernard


    AgeDec. at 65 (1813-1878)

    BirthplaceSaint-Julien, Rhône, France

    Claude Bernard (French: [bɛʁnaʁ]; 12 July 1813 – 10 February 1878) was a French physiologist....  more

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    #1093 of 2,443 The Most Influential People of All Time#690 of 1,355 The Greatest Minds of All Time

  • Claude Adrien Helvétius

    AgeDec. at 56 (1715-1771)

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Claude Adrien Helvétius (; French: [klod adʁijɛ̃ ɛlvesjys]; 26 January 1715 – 26 December...  more
  • Claude Simon

    Claude Simon


    AgeDec. at 92 (1913-2005)

    BirthplaceAntananarivo, Madagascar

    Claude Simon (French: [simɔ̃]; 10 October 1913 – 6 July 2005) was a French novelist and...  more
  • Claude Shannon

    Claude Shannon

    Mathematician, Computer scientist

    AgeDec. at 85 (1916-2001)

    BirthplacePetoskey, Michigan

    Claude Elwood Shannon (April 30, 1916 – February 24, 2001) was an American mathematician,...  more
  • Claude S. Fischer

    Claude S. Fischer

    Sociologist, Professor


    BirthplaceParis, France

    Claude Serge Fischer (born January 9, 1948) is an American sociologist and Professor of...  more
  • Claude Érignac
    Claude Érignac (15 December 1937 – 6 February 1998) was a French prefect on the island of...  more
  • Claude Vivier

    AgeDec. at 35 (1948-1983)

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Claude Vivier (14 April 1948 – 7 March 1983) was a Canadian composer....  more
  • Claude Lelouch

    Claude Lelouch

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplaceFrance, Paris

    Claude Barruck Joseph Lelouch (French: [ləluʃ]; born 30 October 1937) is a French film...  more
  • Claude Lanzmann

    Claude Lanzmann

    Journalist, Professor


    BirthplaceParis, France

    Claude Lanzmann (French: [lanzman]; 27 November 1925 – 5 July 2018) was a French filmmaker...  more