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Famous People Named Emil

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Have you ever realized how many famous people named Emil there are? We put together this list of celebrities named Emil to show that Emils have a lot of good representation for their names. Some of the famous Emils on this list might spell their name as Emile, so this list also includes famous people named Emile. From actors named Emil to athletes named Emil, this list should include the most notable people whose name is Emil. This list includes well-known Emils like Into the Wild actor Emile Hirsch, American professional boxer Emile Griffith, and English football player Emile Heskey.
  • Emile Hirsch

    BirthplaceTopanga, California, United States of America

    Emile Davenport Hirsch (born March 13, 1985) is an American actor. He is best known for... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emile Griffith

    Emile Griffith

    Dec. at 75 (1938-2013)

    BirthplaceSaint Thomas, United States Virgin Islands

    Emile Alphonse Griffith (February 3, 1938 – July 23, 2013) was a professional boxer from the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emile Heskey

    BirthplaceLeicester, United Kingdom

    Emile William Ivanhoe Heskey (born 11 January 1978) is an English former professional... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emil Cioran

    Emil Cioran

    Dec. at 84 (1911-1995)

    BirthplaceRășinari, Romania

    Emil Cioran (Romanian: [eˈmil t͡ʃoˈran] (listen); 8 April 1911 – 20 June 1995) was a Romanian... more on Wikipedia
  • Émile Durkheim

    Émile Durkheim

    Dec. at 59 (1858-1917)

    BirthplaceÉpinal, France

    David Émile Durkheim (French: [emil dyʁkɛm] or [dyʁkajm]; 15 April 1858 – 15 November 1917)... more on Wikipedia
  • Emil Gilels

    Emil Gilels

    Age: Died at 69 (1916-1985)

    BirthplaceOdessa, Ukraine

    Emil Grigoryevich Gilels (Ukrainian: Емі́ль Григо́рович Гі́лельс; 19 October 1916 – 14 October... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emil Hegle Svendsen

    BirthplaceTrondheim, Norway

    Emil Hegle Svendsen (born 12 July 1985) is a retired Norwegian biathlete. He has won eight... more on Wikipedia
  • Émile Zola

    Émile Zola

    Dec. at 62 (1840-1902)

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Émile Édouard Charles Antoine Zola (, also US: , French: [emil zɔla]; 2 April 1840 – 29... more on Wikipedia
  • Emil Zátopek

    Emil Zátopek

    Dec. at 78 (1922-2000)

    BirthplaceKopřivnice, Czech Republic

    Emil Zátopek (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɛmɪl ˈzaːtopɛk] (listen); 19 September 1922 – 22 November... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emile Berliner

    Emile Berliner

    Dec. at 78 (1851-1929)

    BirthplaceEurope, Hanover, Eurasia, Lower Saxony, West Germany

    Emile Berliner (May 20, 1851 – August 3, 1929), originally Emil Berliner, was a German-born... more on Wikipedia
  • Emil Jannings

    Emil Jannings

    Age: Died at 66 (1884-1950)

    BirthplaceRorschach, Switzerland, Switzerland

    Emil Jannings (born Theodor Friedrich Emil Janenz, 23 July 1884 – 2 January 1950) was a German... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emil Grunzweig

    Dec. at 36 (1947-1983)

    BirthplaceCluj-Napoca, Romania

    Emil Grünzweig (Hebrew: אמיל גרינצווייג‎) (December 1, 1947 – February 10, 1983) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Emil Kostadinov

    BirthplaceSofia, Bulgaria

    Emil Lubtchov Kostadinov (Bulgarian: Емил Любчов Костадинов; born 12 August 1967) is a former... more on Wikipedia
  • Emile Verhaeren

    Emile Verhaeren

    Dec. at 61 (1855-1916)

    BirthplaceSint-Amands, Belgium

    Émile Adolphe Gustave Verhaeren (Dutch: [vərˈɦaːrən]; 21 May 1855 – 27 November 1916) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Emil Sitko

    Emil Sitko

    Dec. at 50 (1923-1973)

    BirthplaceFort Wayne, Indiana

    Emil "Red" Sitko (September 7, 1923 – December 15, 1973) was an American football player. Born... more on Wikipedia

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  • Emile Christian

    Emile Christian

    Dec. at 78 (1895-1973)

    BirthplaceNew Orleans, Louisiana

    Emile Joseph Christian (April 20, 1895 – December 3, 1973) (sometimes spelled Emil Christian)... more on Wikipedia
  • Emil Kyulev

    Dec. at 48 (1957-2005)
    Emil Aleksandrov Kyulev (Bulgarian: Емил Александров Кюлев) (June 5, 1957 – October 26, 2005)... more on Wikipedia
  • Emil Racoviță

    Emil Racoviță

    Dec. at 79 (1868-1947)

    BirthplaceIași, Iași metropolitan area, Romania

    Emil Racoviță (Romanian pronunciation: [eˈmil ˈrakovit͡sə]; also spelled Racovitza; 15... more on Wikipedia
  • Emil Thuy

    Emil Thuy

    Dec. at 36 (1894-1930)

    BirthplaceHagen, Germany

    Emil Thuy (11 March 1894 – 11 June 1930), Pour le Merite, Württemberg's Order of Military... more on Wikipedia
  • Emil von Sauer

    Emil von Sauer

    Dec. at 80 (1862-1942)

    BirthplaceHamburg, Germany

    Emil Georg Conrad von Sauer (8 October 1862 – 27 April 1942) was a German composer, pianist,... more on Wikipedia
  • Emile Prud'homme
  • BirthplaceSibiu, Romania

    Emil Horaţiu Hurezeanu (Romanian pronunciation: [eˈmil hureˈze̯anu]; born August 26, 1955 in... more on Wikipedia
  • Emile Meyer

    Dec. at 77 (1910-1987)

    BirthplaceUSA, New Orleans, Louisiana

    Emile Meyer (August 18, 1910 – March 19, 1987) was an American actor (born in New Orleans)... more on Wikipedia
  • Émile Cohl

    Émile Cohl

    Dec. at 81 (1857-1938)

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Émile Cohl (French: [kol]; January 4, 1857 – January 20, 1938), born Émile Eugène Jean Louis... more on Wikipedia
  • Emil Theodor Kocher

    Emil Theodor Kocher

    Dec. at 76 (1841-1917)

    BirthplaceBern, Switzerland

    Emil Theodor Kocher (25 August 1841 – 27 July 1917) was a Swiss physician and medical... more on Wikipedia