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Famous People Named Harriet

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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.
  • Harriet Tubman

    Harriet Tubman

    Activist, Writer


    Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Ross, c. March 1822 – March 10, 1913) was an American... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harriet Beecher Stowe

    Harriet Beecher Stowe

    Novelist, Author

    AgeDec. at 85 (1811-1896)

    BirthplaceLitchfield, Connecticut

    Harriet Elisabeth Beecher Stowe (; June 14, 1811 – July 1, 1896) was an American abolitionist... more on Wikipedia

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  • Harriet Nelson

    Harriet Nelson

    Actor, Singer

    AgeDec. at 85 (1909-1994)

    BirthplaceDes Moines, Iowa, United States of America

    Harriet Nelson (formerly Hilliard; born Peggy Lou Snyder; July 18, 1909 – October 2, 1994) was... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Andersson


    BirthplaceStockholm, Sweden

    Harriet Andersson (born 14 February 1932) is a Swedish actress, best known outside Sweden for... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Quimby

    Harriet Quimby

    Pilot, Journalist

    AgeDec. at 37 (1875-1912)

    BirthplaceArcadia, Michigan

    Harriet Quimby (May 11, 1875 – July 1, 1912) was an early American aviator and a movie... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Sansom Harris


    BirthplaceFort Worth, Texas, United States of America

    Harriet Sansom Harris (born January 8, 1955), often credited as Harriet Harris, is an American... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Martineau

    AgeDec. at 74 (1802-1876)

    BirthplaceNorwich, United Kingdom

    Harriet Martineau (; 12 June 1802 – 27 June 1876) was a British social theorist and Whig... more on Wikipedia
  • AgeDec. at 82 (1905-1987)

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois, USA

    Harriet MacGibbon (October 5, 1905 – February 8, 1987) was an American stage, film, and... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Wheeler



    Harriet Wheeler (born 26 June 1963) is an English singer and songwriter, best known as the... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Walter


    BirthplaceEngland, London

    Dame Harriet Mary Walter (born 24 September 1950) is an English stage and screen actress. Her... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Thorpe


    BirthplaceEngland, London, Hampstead

    Harriet Amelia Thorpe (born 8 June 1957) is an English actress. Thorpe trained at London's... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Cohen

    Harriet Cohen


    AgeDec. at 72 (1895-1967)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Harriet Pearl Alice Cohen CBE (2 December 1895 – 13 November 1967) was a British pianist.
  • Harriet Ziefert


    BirthplaceNew Jersey

    Harriet Ziefert (born July 7, 1941) is an American children's author. Ziefert was born in... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Goodhue Hosmer

    Harriet Goodhue Hosmer


    AgeDec. at 78 (1830-1908)

    BirthplaceWatertown, Massachusetts

    Harriet Goodhue Hosmer (October 9, 1830 – February 21, 1908) was a neoclassical sculptor,... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet A. Washington

    Harriet A. Washington

    Scholar, Researcher
    Harriet A. Washington is an American writer. She is the author of the book Medical Apartheid,... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Zuckerman

    Harriet Zuckerman (born July 19, 1937) is an American sociologist who specializes in the... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Metcalf

    Harriet Metcalf

    Harriet Morris "Holly" Metcalf (born March 25, 1958) is a six-time USA national/ Olympic team... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Taylor Mill

    Harriet Taylor Mill


    AgeDec. at 51 (1807-1858)

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Harriet Taylor Mill (née Hardy; London, 8 October 1807 – Avignon, 3 November 1858) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Harman

    Harriet Harman

    Politician, Solicitor


    BirthplaceMarylebone, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England

    Harriet Ruth Harman (born 30 July 1950) is a British solicitor and Labour Party politician... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Hoctor

    Harriet Hoctor

    Ballet Dancer, Dancer

    AgeDec. at 72 (1905-1977)

    BirthplaceHoosick Falls, New York, United States of America

    Harriet Hoctor (September 25, 1905 – June 9, 1977) was a ballerina, dancer, actress and... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Shaw Weaver

    Harriet Shaw Weaver

    Activist, Editor

    AgeDec. at 85 (1876-1961)

    BirthplaceFrodsham, United Kingdom

    Harriet Shaw Weaver (1 September 1876 – 14 October 1961) was a political activist and a... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Frank Jr.

    Harriet Frank Jr.

    Film Producer, Screenwriter


    BirthplacePortland, Oregon

    Harriet Frank Jr. (born March 2, 1917) is an American film writer and producer. Working... more on Wikipedia
  • Harriet Leve

    Theatrical producer, Film Producer
    Harriet Newman Leve is a four-time Tony Award–winning Broadway producer.
  • Harriet Adams

    Publisher, Writer

    AgeDec. at 90 (1892-1982)

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey

    Harriet Stratemeyer Adams (December 12, 1892 – March 27, 1982) was an American juvenile book... more on Wikipedia