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Who knew there were so many famous people named Ferdinand in the world? Our list of celebrities named Ferdinand includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Ferdinands below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Ferdinand, actors named Ferdinand, and much more. Ferdinand Marcos, Ferdinand Magellan, and Ferdinand de Saussure are only a few of the well-known people named Ferdinand on this list.

Ferdinand Marcos is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Marcos Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos was a Filipino lawyer and politician who served as President of the Philippines from 1965 to 1986. In the earlier part of his presidency, he was known for his ...more

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Ferdinand Magellan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Magellan Ferdinand Magellan was a Portuguese explorer who organised the Spanish expedition to the East Indies from 1519 to 1522, resulting in the first circumnavigation of the Earth. Born into a wealthy ...more

Ferdinand de Saussure is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand de Saussure Ferdinand de Saussure was a Swiss linguist and semiotician whose ideas laid a foundation for many significant developments both in linguistics and semiology in the 20th century. He is widely ...more

Ferdinand Foch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Foch Marshal Ferdinand Foch, was a French soldier, military theorist and the Allied Généralissime during the First World War. At the outbreak of war in August 1914, Foch's XX Corps ...more

Ferdinand I of Bulgaria is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand I of Bulgaria Ferdinand I, born Ferdinand Maximilian Karl Leopold Maria of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, was the ruler of Bulgaria from 1887 to 1918, first as knyaz and later as tsar. He was also an author, ...more

Ferdinand Bie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Bie Ferdinand Reinhardt Bie was a Norwegian track and field athlete. At the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm he won the silver medal in pentathlon. On winner Jim Thorpe's subsequent ...more

Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. Ferdinand Martin "Bongbong" R. Marcos, Jr., widely known as Bongbong Marcos, is a Filipino politician and senator in the 16th Congress. A member of the Nacionalista Party, Marcos ...more

Ferdinand Ries is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Ries Ferdinand Ries was a German composer. Ries was a friend, pupil and secretary of Ludwig van Beethoven. He composed eight symphonies, a violin concerto, eight piano concertos and numerous other ...more

Ferdinand de Lesseps is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand de Lesseps Ferdinand Marie, Vicomte de Lesseps GCSI was a French diplomat and later developer of the Suez Canal, which in 1869 joined the Mediterranean and Red Seas, substantially reducing sailing ...more

Ferdinand Buisson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Buisson Ferdinand Édouard Buisson was a French academic, educational bureaucrat, pacifist and Radical-Socialist politician. He presided over the League of Education from 1902 to 1906 and the ...more

Ferdinand Waldo Demara is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Waldo Demara Ferdinand Waldo Demara, Jr., known as „The Great Impostor”, masqueraded as many people from monks to surgeons to prison wardens. He was the subject of a movie, The Great Impostor, in which he ...more

Ferdinand David is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand David Ferdinand David was a German virtuoso violinist and composer.

Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden Dr. Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden was an American geologist noted for his pioneering surveying expeditions of the Rocky Mountains in the late 19th century. He was also a physician who served with ...more

Ferdinand VII of Spain is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand VII of Spain Ferdinand VII was twice King of Spain: in 1808 and again from 1813 to his death. He was known to his supporters as "the Desired" and to his detractors as the "Felon King". ...more

Ferdinand von Mueller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand von Mueller Baron Sir Ferdinand Jacob Heinrich von Mueller, KCMG was a German-Australian physician, geographer, and most notably, a botanist. He was appointed Government Botanist for the then colony of ...more

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Ferdinand Lassalle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Lassalle Ferdinand Johann Gottlieb Lassalle, also known as Ferdinand Lassalle-Wolfson, was a German-Jewish jurist, philosopher, and socialist political activist. Lassalle is best remembered as an ...more

Ferdinand Brunetière is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Brunetière Ferdinand Brunetière was a French writer and critic.

Ferdinand Waldo Demara, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Waldo Demara, Sr.

Ferdinand Claiborne Latrobe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Claiborne Latrobe Ferdinand Claiborne Latrobe served seven terms as Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland, during the 19th century. Latrobe was born in Baltimore, the son of John H.B. Latrobe and Virginia Charlotte ...more

Ferdinand Grossmann is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Grossmann Ferdinand Grossmann was an Austrian choral conductor, vocal teacher and composer . He studied music in Linz. Some years later in Vienna he attended a class of conducting given by Felix ...more

Ferdinand Porsche is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Porsche Ferdinand Porsche was an automotive engineer and founder of the Porsche car company. He is best known for creating the first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle, the Volkswagen Beetle, the ...more

Ferdinand Tönnies is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Tönnies Ferdinand Tönnies was a German sociologist and philosopher. He was a major contributor to sociological theory and field studies, best known for his distinction between two types of social ...more

Ferdinand Ritter von Hebra is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Ritter von Hebra Ferdinand Karl Franz Schwarzmann, Ritter von Hebra was an Austrian physician and dermatologist known as the founder of the New Vienna School of Dermatology, an important group of physicians who ...more

Ferdinand von Richthofen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand von Richthofen Ferdinand Freiherr von Richthofen was a German traveller, geographer, and scientist. He is noted for coining the terms "Seidenstraße" and "Seidenstraßen" = ...more

Ferdinand Kingsley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Kingsley Ferdinand Kingsley is an English actor and musician. Kingsley is the son of actors Ben Kingsley and Alison Sutcliffe. He trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis Ferdinand Jacobus Domela Nieuwenhuis was the Netherlands' first prominent socialist. He was a Lutheran preacher who, after he lost his faith, started a political fight for workers. He was the ...more

Ferdinand von Wrangel is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand von Wrangel Baron Ferdinand Friedrich Georg Ludwig von Wrangel was a Baltic German explorer and seaman in Russian service, Honorable Member of the Saint Petersburg Academy of Sciences, a founder of the ...more

Ferdinand Bol is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Bol Ferdinand Bol was a Dutch artist, etcher, and draftsman. Although his surviving work is rare, it displays Rembrandt's influence; like his master, Bol favored historical subjects, portraits, ...more

Ferdinand Raimund is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Raimund Ferdinand Raimund was an Austrian actor and dramatist.

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Ferdinand Cohn is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Cohn Ferdinand Julius Cohn was a German biologist. He is one of the founders of modern bacteriology and microbiology. Ferdinand J. Cohn was born in the Jewish quarter of Breslau in the Prussian ...more

Ferdinand Brucker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Brucker Ferdinand Brucker was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. Brucker was born in Bridgeport, Michigan, where he attended the common schools. He was a member of the State militia ...more

Ferdinand Guillaume is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Guillaume Ferdinand Guillaume was an actor, film director and screenwriter.

Ferdinand Hurter is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Hurter Ferdinand Hurter was a Swiss industrial chemist who settled in England. He also carried out research into photography.

Ferdinand Leitner is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Leitner Ferdinand Leitner was a German conductor. Leitner studied under Franz Schreker, Julius Prüwer, Artur Schnabel and Karl Muck. He also was a composition student with Robert Kahn. Starting as ...more

Ferdinand Gottlieb is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Gottlieb Ferdinand Gottlieb was a New York-based architect. He headed his own firm, Ferdinand Gottlieb & Associates based in Dobbs Ferry. He is best known for his interior design of the original ...more

Ferdinand Bordewijk is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Bordewijk Ferdinand Bordewijk was a Dutch author. His style, which is terse and symbolic, is considered New Objectivity and magic realism. He was awarded the prestigious P.C. Hooftprijs in 1953 and the ...more

Ferdinand Avenarius is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Avenarius Ferdinand Avenarius was a lyric poet, a leading representative of the culture reform movement of his time and the first popularizer of Sylt.

Ferdinand Mount is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Mount Sir William Robert Ferdinand Mount, 3rd Baronet, usually known as Ferdinand Mount, is a British writer and novelist, columnist for The Sunday Times and commentator on politics, and Conservative ...more

Ferdinand Redtenbacher is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Redtenbacher Ferdinand Jakob Redtenbacher is regarded as the founder of science-based mechanical engineering.

Ferdinand James von Rothschild is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand James von Rothschild Ferdinand James Anselm Freiherr von Rothschild was an English art collector, and a member of the prominent Rothschild family of bankers. He was a Liberal politician who sat in the House of ...more

Ferdinand Lindheimer is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Lindheimer Ferdinand Jacob Lindheimer was a German Texan botanist who spent his working life on the American frontier. In 1936, Recorded Texas Historic Landmark number 1590 was placed on Lindheimer's

Ferdinand André Fouqué is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand André Fouqué Ferdinand André Fouqué was a French geologist and petrologist. He was born at Mortain, in the Manche département. At the age of twenty-one he entered the École ...more

Ferdinand Piëch is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Piëch Ferdinand Karl Piëch is an Austrian business magnate, engineer and executive who is currently the chairman of the supervisory board of Volkswagen Group. A grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, ...more

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Ferdinand Gottschalk is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Gottschalk Ferdinand Gottschalk was an English theatre and film actor. He appeared in 76 films between 1917 and 1938. He was born and died in London, England. He made his first appearance on the stage in ...more

Ferdinand Le Drogo is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Le Drogo Ferdinand Le Drogo was a French professional road bicycle racer. He is most known for his silver medal in the Elite race of the 1931 Road World Championships. Ferdinand Le Drogo was the older ...more

Ferdinand Kramer is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Kramer Ferdinand Kramer was an important German architect and functionalist designer.

Ferdinand Marian is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Marian Ferdinand Marian was an Austrian theatre and film actor, best known for playing the leading character of Joseph Süß Oppenheimer in the German film Jud Süß.

Ferdinand Eberstadt is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Eberstadt Ferdinand A. Eberstadt was an American lawyer, investment banker, and an important policy advisor to the United States government who was instrumental in the creation of the National Security

Ferdinand Kübler is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Kübler Ferdinand "Ferdi" Kübler is a retired Swiss cyclist with more than 400 professional victories, including the 1950 Tour de France and the 1951 World Road Race Championship.

Ferdinand Zirkel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Ferdinand
Ferdinand Zirkel Ferdinand Zirkel was a German geologist and petrographer.