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Isaac Hayes definitely was a jack of all trades. He was the third African American to ever win an Academy Award, was recognized by the Grammy Hall of Fame, and was the voice of "Chef" in the popular show South Park. What is it that this man couldn't do?

Isaac Asimov's Galactic Empire series has been considered a class on its own amongst science fiction fans. He worked as a faculty member at Boston University's School of Medicine and has also invented words that are now in the Oxford Dictionary, such as "robotics".

And, of course, who can forget Isaac Newton? His discovery of gravity and laws of motion changed the way we look at the world.

Isaac Newton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Mathematician, Physicist, Chemist Sir Isaac Newton PRS MP was an English physicist and mathematician who is widely recognised as one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific ...more

Isaac Hayes is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Film Score Composer, Record producer, Songwriter Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr. was an American singer-songwriter, actor, and producer. Hayes was one of the creative forces behind the southern soul music label Stax Records, where he served both as an ...more

Isaac Asimov is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Biochemist, Historian, Novelist Isaac Asimov was an American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books. Asimov was prolific and ...more

Isaac Bruce is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
American football player Isaac Isidore Bruce is a former American football wide receiver in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Los Angeles Rams in the second round of the 1994 NFL Draft. He played ...more

Isaac Mizrahi is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Television producer, Actor, Costume Designer Isaac Mizrahi is a film director.

Isaac Hanson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Film Score Composer, Musician, Singer-songwriter Clarke Isaac Hanson is an American musician best known as a member of the pop rock trio Hanson, which includes his two younger brothers Taylor and Zac. He sings both back-up and lead vocals, and ...more

Isaac Curtis is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
American football player Isaac Fisher Curtis is a former professional American football wide receiver who played his entire National Football League career with the Cincinnati Bengals.

Isaac Brock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Film Score Composer, Guitarist, Songwriter Isaac K. Brock is the lead singer, guitarist, banjoist, and songwriter for the American indie rock band Modest Mouse, as well as his side project band, Ugly Casanova. As a songwriter he is noted ...more

Isaac Stern is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Conductor, Violinist Isaac Stern was an American violinist and conductor.

Isaac Albéniz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Film Score Composer, Pianist, Composer Isaac Manuel Francisco Albéniz y Pascual was a Spanish pianist and composer best known for his piano works based on folk music idioms. Transcriptions of many of his pieces, such as ...more

Isaac Bashevis Singer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Journalist, Novelist, Screenwriter Isaac Bashevis Singer was a Polish-born Jewish-American author. The Polish form of his birth name was Izaak Zynger and he used his mother's first name in an initial pseudonym, Izaak Baszewis, ...more

Isaac Julien is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Filmmaker Isaac Julien is an installation artist and filmmaker.

Isaac Babel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Journalist, Writer Isaac Emmanuilovich Babel was a Russian language journalist, playwright, literary translator, and short story writer. He is best known as the author of Red Cavalry, Story of My Dovecote, and ...more

Isaac Levitan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Isaac Ilyich Levitan was a classical Russian landscape painter who advanced the genre of the "mood landscape."

Isaac Rosenberg is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Poet Isaac Rosenberg was an English poet of the First World War. His Poems from the Trenches are recognised as some of the most outstanding written during the First World War.

Isaac Redman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
American football player Isaac Redman is a former American football running back. He was signed by the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2009. He played college football at Bowie State University in ...more

Isaac Hempstead-Wright is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Actor Isaac Hempstead-Wright is an English child actor. Beginning his professional acting career at the age of eleven, Hempstead-Wright is perhaps best known for his role as Bran Stark on the HBO ...more

Isaac Dorislaus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Diplomat, Lawyer Isaac Dorislaus was an Anglo-Dutch lawyer, historian and diplomat. He was the son of a minister of the Dutch Reformed Church. He was educated at Leiden, removed to England about 1627, where he ...more

Isaac Babbitt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Inventor Isaac Babbitt was goldsmith, in 1839 he invented of a low-friction tin-based metal alloy, Babbitt metal, that is used extensively in engine bearings today.

Isaac Newton Lewis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Inventor Isaac Newton Lewis was a United States Army officer and the inventor of the Lewis Gun. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1884 and was commissioned second lieutenant in the ...more

Isaac Adams is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Inventor Isaac Adams was an American inventor and politician. He served in the Massachusetts Senate and invented the Adams Power Press, which revolutionized the printing industry.

Isaac Singer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Businessperson, Entrepreneur, Inventor Isaac Merritt Singer was an American inventor, actor, and entrepreneur. He made important improvements in the design of the sewing machine and was the founder of the Singer Sewing Machine ...more

Isaac Rochussen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Pirate Isaac Rochussen or Isaac Rockesen was a 17th-century Dutch corsair and privateer during the Second and Third Anglo-Dutch War. His capture of the The Falcon, a merchantman belonging to the East ...more

Isaac L. Ellwood is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Inventor Isaac Leonard Ellwood was an American rancher, businessman and barbed wire entrepreneur.

Isaac Ashmead is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Inventor Isaac Ashmead was a printer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was born in Germantown to Jacob and Mary Ashmead, part of a family which settled in Philadelphia at the start of the Pennsylvania ...more

Isaac Watts is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Isaac Watts Writer Isaac Watts was an English Christian hymnwriter, theologian and logician. A prolific and popular hymn writer, his work was part of evangelization. He was recognized as the "Father of ...more

Isaac Klein is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Rabbi Isaac Klein was a prominent rabbi and halakhic authority within Conservative Judaism.

Isaac Gálvez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Isaac Gálvez López was a Spanish track and road racing cyclist who rode for Caisse d'Epargne-Illes Balears in the UCI ProTour. He died during the Six Days of Ghent cycling event in ...more

Isaac Deutscher is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Isaac Deutscher Writer Isaac Deutscher was a Polish writer, journalist and political activist who moved to the United Kingdom at the outbreak of World War II. He is best known as a biographer of Leon Trotsky and ...more

Isaac R. Sherwood is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Isaac Ruth Sherwood was an American politician and newspaper editor from Toledo, Ohio, as well as an officer in the Union army during the Civil War. He served nine terms in the United States ...more

Isaac Smith Kalloch is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Politician Isaac Smith Kalloch was the 18th Mayor of San Francisco serving from December 1, 1879 to December 4, 1881. He was born at Rockland, Maine and was a native of Maine. Kalloch was a Baptist ...more

Isaac De Gois is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Isaac De Gois Rugby Player Isaac De Gois is an Portuguese Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Parramatta Eels of the National Rugby League. He previously played for the Wests Tigers, Newcastle Knights ...more

Isaac Allerton, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Merchant Isaac Allerton, Jr. was a colonel, merchant, and trader in colonial America. He was first in business with his father in New England, and after his father's death, in Virginia. He was a burgess ...more

Isaac N. Carleton is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Isaac N. Carleton was an educator. He taught at Phillips Academy and was the principal of State Normal School in New Britain, Connecticut for twelve years. He was the founder of Carleton School ...more

Isaac C. Singleton Jr. is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Actor, Voice acting Isaac Charles Singleton, Jr. is an American actor and voice actor. He spent his teen years in Germany, while his father was stationed at Bitburg Air Base, West Germany.

Isaac Sopoaga is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
American football player Isa'ako "Isaac" Sopoaga is an American football nose tackle who is currently a free agent. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL Draft. He ...more

Isaac Sharry is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Film Producer, Actor Isaac Sharry is an actor and a film producer.

Isaac Titsingh is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Isaac Titsingh Isaac Titsingh FRS was a Dutch surgeon, scholar, merchant-trader and ambassador. During a long career in East Asia, Titsingh was a senior official of the Dutch East India Company. He represented ...more

Isaac Joslin Cox is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Historian Isaac Joslin Cox, Ph.D. was an American professor of history. He was born at West Creek, Ocean Co., N. J.. He graduated from Dartmouth College and for several years did research in Mexico. He ...more

Isaac is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Isaac as described in the Hebrew Bible and the Qur'an, was the only son Abraham had with his wife Sarah, and was the father of Jacob and Esau. According to the Book of Genesis, Abraham was 100 ...more

Isaac Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Politician, Lawyer Isaac Fletcher was an American lawyer and politician. He served as a U.S. Representative from Vermont and as Adjutant General on the staff of Governor Cornelius P. Van Ness.

Isaac Perlmutter is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Isaac Perlmutter Businessperson Isaac "Ike" Perlmutter is an Israeli-American businessperson and financier. He has been the CEO of Marvel Entertainment since January 1, 2005. He was also the owner of Remington ...more

Isaac Ikhouria is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Isaac Ikhouria Isaac Ikhouria is a retired boxer from Nigeria, who is best known for winning a bronze medal at the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany. A year later he won the title in the men's light ...more

Isaac Ekpo is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Isaac Ekpo is a Nigerian boxer.

Isaac van Swanenburg is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Isaac van Swanenburg Isaak Nicolai or Isaac Claesz van Swanenburg was a Dutch Renaissance painter and glazier active in Leiden and Gouda. He was a city council member from 1576 and became mayor of Leiden five

Isaac Sears is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Politician Isaac Sears was an American merchant, sailor, Freemason, and political figure who played an important role in the American Revolution. He was born July 1, 1730 at West Brewster, Massachusetts ...more

Isaac Malitz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Isaac Richard Jay Malitz is a logician who introduced the subject of positive set theory in his 1976 Ph.D. Thesis at UCLA.

Isaac Todhunter is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Mathematician Isaac Todhunter FRS, was an English mathematician who is best known today for the books he wrote on mathematics and its history.

Isaac Schapera is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Scientist Isaac Schapera, was a social anthropologist at the London School of Economics specialising in South Africa. He was notable for his contributions of ethnographic and typological studies of the ...more

Isaac Barrow is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Isaac
Mathematician Isaac Barrow was an English Christian theologian and mathematician who is generally given credit for his early role in the development of infinitesimal calculus; in particular, for the discovery ...more