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Ever thought about how many famous people named Harriet are out there? This list of celebrities named Harriet will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Harriets below include actors named Harriet and athletes named Harriet, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Harriet who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Harriets below include Harriet Tubman, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Harriet Nelson.
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Harriet Lee is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Novelist, Writer, Playwright
Harriet Lee (1757 – 1 August 1851) was an English novelist and playwright.
Harriet Creighton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Scientist
Harriet Baldwin Creighton (27 June 1909 – January 9, 2004) was an American botanist, geneticist and educator.
Harriet Miers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Lawyer
Harriet Ellan Miers (born August 10, 1945) is an American lawyer who served as White House Counsel to President George W. Bush from 2005 to 2007. A member of the Republican Party since 1988, she ...more
Harriet Williams Russell Stron... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Conservationist, Inventor, Social activist
Harriet Williams Russell Strong (July 23, 1844 – September 6, 1926) was an American social activist, inventor, conservationist, and leading figure of the early woman's movement. She has been ...more
Harriet Cass is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Journalist, Radio personality
Harriet R M Cass (born 4 February 1952) is a freelance broadcaster, best known for her work on BBC Radio 4 as a senior announcer, with responsibility for newsreading and continuity. Born in ...more
Harriet Doerr is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Doerr Author, Writer
Harriet Huntington Doerr (April 8, 1910 – November 24, 2002) was an American author whose debut novel was published at the age of 74.
Harriet Bland is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Claiborne Bland (later Green, February 13, 1915 – November 6, 1991) was an American sprinter. She competed at the 1936 Olympics in the individual 100 m and 4×100 m relay and won a ...more
Harriet Belchic is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Politician
Harriet Cameron Belchic was a Republican political activist from Shreveport, Louisiana, who was also the first woman ever granted both Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in ...more
Harriet Brooks is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Physicist
Harriet Brooks (July 2, 1876 – April 17, 1933) was the first Canadian female nuclear physicist. She is most famous for her research on nuclear transmutations and radioactivity. Ernest ...more
Harriet Ann Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Nurse, Writer
Harriet Ann Jacobs (February 11, 1813 – March 7, 1897) was an African-American writer who escaped from slavery and was later freed. She became an abolitionist speaker and reformer. Jacobs wrote ...more
Harriet White is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Actor, Dialect coach
Harriet White was an actress and dialect coach.
Harriet Boyd Hawes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Archaeologist
Harriet Boyd Hawes (October 11, 1871 – March 31, 1945) was a pioneering American archaeologist, nurse, and relief worker. She is best known as the discoverer and first director of Gournia, one ...more
Harriet Bishop is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Activist, Writer, Teacher
Harriet E. Bishop (January 1, 1817 – August 8, 1883) was an American educator, writer, suffragist, and temperance activist. Born in Panton, Vermont, she moved to Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1847. ...more
Harriet Hall is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Hall Actor
Harriet Hall was an actress.
Harriet Lenabe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Actor
Harriet Lenabe is an actress.
Harriet Burns is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Burns Designer, Artist
Harriet Burns (August 20, 1928 – July 25, 2008) was an American artist and designer. Burns was the first woman hired in the Walt Disney Imagineering department within the Walt Disney Company.
Harriet Josephine Terry is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Josephine Terry Teacher
Harriet Josephine Terry (February 4, 1885 - August 15, 1967) was one of the sophomores founders of 1908 of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, the first sorority founded by ...more
Harriet Schock is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Schock Singer-songwriter, Actor, Composer
Harriet Schock is an American singer, songwriter, teacher, author, and actress. She made three albums for a major label in the 70s, scoring gold and platinum awards for her Grammy-nominated ...more
Harriet Ritvo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Historian, Writer
Harriet Ritvo (born 1946) is an American historian who specializes in British history, particularly environmental history and the history of natural history. Ritvo is the Arthur J. Connor ...more
Harriet Seitler is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Seitler Television producer
Harriet Seitler is a television producer.
Harriet Bosse is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Bosse Actor
Harriet Sofie Bosse (19 February 1878 – 2 November 1961) was a Swedish–Norwegian actress. A celebrity in her own day, Bosse is today most commonly remembered as the third wife of the playwright ...more
Harriet Elam-Thomas is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Elam-Thomas Diplomat, Professor
Harriet Lee Elam-Thomas (born 1941) is a United States diplomat and university professor who directs the Diplomacy Program under International and Global Studies at the University of Central ...more
Harriet Parsons is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Parsons Theatrical producer, Film Producer, Actor
Harriet Parsons was a film producer, actor and film director.
Harriet Lane is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Rebecca Lane Johnston (May 9, 1830 – July 3, 1903) acted as First Lady of the United States during the presidency of her uncle, lifelong bachelor James Buchanan, from 1857 to 1861. Lane ...more
Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spo... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Harriet
Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford Novelist, Author, Writer
Harriet Elizabeth Prescott Spofford (April 3, 1835 – August 14, 1921) was an American writer of novels, poems and detective stories. One of the United States's most widely-published authors, her ...more