Who Is The Most Famous Eleanor In The World?

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Vote up all of the Eleanors you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Eleanor can you think of? The famous Eleanors below have many different professions, including notable actors named Eleanor, famous writers named Eleanor, and even musicians named Eleanor.

Eleanor Roosevelt is certainly one of the most famous Eleanors on this list. One of the famous political figures named Eleanor, she served as the First Lady of the United States from 1933-1945. She later became the United States' first delegate with the United Nations.

Another of the famous people with the first name Eleanor is Eleanor Tomlinson. She is an actress best known for portraying Demelza Poldark in Poldark. Jack the Giant Slayer, Colette, and Love Wedding Repeat are among her notable projects.

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  • Eleanor Roosevelt
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    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America
    Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (; October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962) was an American political figure, diplomat and activist. She served as the First Lady of the United States from March 4, 1933 to April ...more
  • Eleanor F. Helin
    2
    Eleanor Francis "Glo" Helin (née Francis, 19 November 1932 – 25 January 2009) was an American astronomer. She was principal investigator of the Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking (NEAT) program of NASA's ...more
    • Birthplace: Washington, D.C., USA
    Eleanor Holmes Norton (born June 13, 1937) is an American politician serving as a non-voting Delegate to the United States House of Representatives, representing the District of Columbia. As a ...more
    • Birthplace: Bordeaux, France
    Eleanor of Aquitaine (1122 or 1124 – 1 April 1204) was queen consort of France (1137–1152) and England (1154–1189) and duchess of Aquitaine in her own right (1137–1204). As a member of the Ramnulfids ...more
  • Eleanor Parker
    5
    06-26-1922
    • Birthplace: Cedarville, Ohio, USA
    Eleanor Jean Parker (June 26, 1922 – December 9, 2013) was an American actress who appeared in some 80 movies and television series. An actress of notable versatility, she was called Woman of a ...more
  • Eleanor Rathbone
    6
    • Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
    Eleanor Florence Rathbone (12 May 1872 – 2 January 1946) was an independent British member of parliament (MP) and long-term campaigner for family allowance and for women's rights. She was a member of ...more