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Famous People Named Cornelius

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Cornelius there are? This list of celebrities named Cornelius includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Corneliuss 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 Cornelius, actors named Cornelius, and even athletes named Cornelius. Well-known Corneliuss like Cornelius Bennett, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and Cornelius Gallagher are just the start of this list.
  • Cornelius Bennett

    BirthplaceBirmingham, Alabama

    Cornelius O'Landa Bennett (born August 25, 1965) is a former American football linebacker who... more on Wikipedia

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  • Cornelius Vanderbilt

    Cornelius Vanderbilt

    Dec. at 83 (1794-1877)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Cornelius Vanderbilt (May 27, 1794 – January 4, 1877) was an American business magnate who... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Gallagher

    Cornelius Gallagher

    Dec. at 78 (1854-1932)

    BirthplaceSaint John, Canada

    Cornelius Gallagher (December 31, 1854 – October 27, 1932) was a meat merchant and politician... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Greene
    Cornelius Greene (born January 21, 1954) is a former American football quarterback who played... more on Wikipedia

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  • Cornelius Griffin

    BirthplaceTroy, Alabama

    Cornelius Griffin (; born December 3, 1976) is a former American football defensive tackle. He... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Essex (died 1680) was an English buccaneer who took part in Captain Bartholomew... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Jakhelln


    Cornelius Jakhelln (born 31 August 1977 in Kristiansand), also known as Cornelius von... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Cole

    Cornelius Cole

    Dec. at 102 (1822-1924)

    BirthplaceLodi, New York, United States of America

    Cornelius Cole (September 17, 1822 – November 3, 1924) was an American politician who served a... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Boza Edwards

    BirthplaceKampala, Uganda

    Cornelius Boza Edwards (born 27 May 1956 in Kampala, Uganda) is the former WBC Super... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Eady

    BirthplaceRochester, New York

    Cornelius Eady (born 1954) is an American writer focusing largely on matters of race and... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Bundrage

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan

    Cornelius Bundrage (born April 25, 1973) is an American professional boxer. He is a two-time... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Lanczos

    Cornelius Lanczos

    Dec. at 81 (1893-1974)

    BirthplaceSzékesfehérvár, Hungary

    Cornelius (Cornel) Lanczos (Hungarian: Lánczos Kornél, pronounced [ˈlaːnt͡soʃ ˈkorneːl], born... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Bumpus

    Cornelius Bumpus

    Dec. at 59 (1945-2004)

    BirthplaceSanta Cruz, California

    Cornelius Bumpus (May 7, 1945 – February 3, 2004) was an American woodwind, keyboard player... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius


    Age: 51

    BirthplaceSetagaya, Japan

    Keigo Oyamada (小山田 圭吾, Oyamada Keigo, born January 27, 1969), also known by his moniker... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Nepos

    Cornelius Nepos

    Dec. at 76 (99 BC-23 BC)

    BirthplaceAncient Rome

    Cornelius Nepos (; c. 110 BC – c. 25 BC) was a Roman biographer. He was born at Hostilia, a... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Van Til

    Cornelius Van Til

    Dec. at 92 (1895-1987)

    BirthplaceNetherlands, Groningen, European Netherlands, Grootegast, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Cornelius Van Til (May 3, 1895 – April 17, 1987) was a Dutch-American Christian philosopher... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Castoriadis

    Cornelius Castoriadis

    Dec. at 75 (1922-1997)

    BirthplaceIstanbul, Turkey

    Cornelius Castoriadis (Greek: Κορνήλιος Καστοριάδης; 11 March 1922 – 26 December 1997) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Ryan

    Dec. at 54 (1920-1974)

    BirthplaceDublin, Republic of Ireland

    Cornelius Ryan (5 June 1920 – 23 November 1974) was an Irish journalist and author mainly... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius de Pauw

    Cornelius de Pauw

    Dec. at 60 (1739-1799)

    BirthplaceAmsterdam, Netherlands

    Cornelius Franciscus de Pauw or Cornelis de Pauw (Corneille de Pauw in French; 18 August 1739... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Smith Jr.

    BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, USA

    Cornelius Smith Jr. (born March 18, 1982) is an American actor best known for his portrayal of... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Clarkson Vermeule III

    Dec. at 83 (1925-2008)

    BirthplaceOrange, New Jersey

    Cornelius Clarkson Vermeule III (August 10, 1925 – November 27, 2008) was an American scholar... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Vanderbilt III

    Cornelius Vanderbilt III

    Dec. at 69 (1873-1942)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Brigadier General Cornelius "Neily" Vanderbilt III (September 5, 1873 – March 1, 1942) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius M. Kerwin

    BirthplaceWaterbury, Connecticut

    Cornelius Martin "Neil" Kerwin (born April 10, 1949) is an American academic in public... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Gurlitt

    Dec. at 88 (1850-1938)
    Cornelius Gustav Gurlitt war ein deutscher Architekt und Kunsthistoriker. Er war der Vater des... more on Wikipedia
  • Cornelius Cardew

    Dec. at 45 (1936-1981)

    BirthplaceWinchcombe, United Kingdom

    Cornelius Cardew (7 May 1936 – 13 December 1981) was an English experimental music composer,... more on Wikipedia