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List of famous people named Margaret, along with photos. How many celebrities named Margaret can you think of? The famous Margarets below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Margaret, athletes named Margaret, and even political figures named Margaret. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Margaret? Add them to the list.

Margaret Thatcher was the longest serving Prime Minister of Britain. She was also a leader of the Conservative Party. Because of her politics and leadership, she was given the nickname "Iron Lady". She definitely became a huge part of England's history.

On a lighter note, Margaret Cho is also on this list. She's a stand up comedian, her material being about political and social issues. She's also a supporter of LGBT, asian and women's equal rights.

And if you're looking for a more literary type Margaret, we've got just the one for you. Margaret Atwood is an award winning poet and novelist. She's also the invented of the LongPen: a robotic device that allowed her to sign books, without being physically present.
Margaret Thatcher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Dec. at 88 (1925-2013)
Margaret Hilda Thatcher, Baroness Thatcher, LG, OM, PC, FRS was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979 to 1990 and the Leader of the Conservative Party from 1975 to 1990. She was the ...more
Margaret Cho is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
age 50
Margaret Moran Cho is an American comedian, fashion designer, actress, author, and singer-songwriter. Cho is best known for her stand-up routines, through which she critiques social and ...more
Margaret Atwood is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
age 79
Margaret Eleanor Atwood, CC OOnt FRSC is a Canadian poet, novelist, literary critic, essayist, and environmental activist. She is a winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award and Prince of Asturias ...more
Margaret Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Dec. at 83 (1902-1985)
Margaret Brainard Hamilton was an American film character actress best known for her portrayal of the Wicked Witch of the West in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's classic film The Wizard of Oz. A former ...more
Margaret Court is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
age 76
Margaret Court AO, MBE, also known as Margaret Smith Court, is a retired world No. 1 professional tennis player. She is currently a Christian minister in Perth, Australia but is best known for ...more
Margaret Sanger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Dec. at 87 (1879-1966)
Margaret Higgins Sanger was an American birth control activist, sex educator, and nurse. Sanger popularized the term birth control, opened the first birth control clinic in the United States, ...more
Margaret O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
age 82
Margaret O'Brien is an American film, television and stage actress. Beginning a prolific career as a child actress in feature films at the age of four, O'Brien became one of the most popular ...more
Margaret Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Dec. at 49 (1900-1949)
Margaret Munnerlyn Mitchell was an American author and journalist. One novel by Mitchell was published during her lifetime, the American Civil War-era novel, Gone with the Wind, for which she ...more
Margaret Mead is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Dec. at 77 (1901-1978)
Margaret Mead was an American cultural anthropologist who featured frequently as an author and speaker in the mass media during the 1960s and 1970s. She earned her bachelor degree at Barnard ...more
Margaret Wise Brown is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Dec. at 42 (1910-1952)
Golden MacDonald is a writer.
Margaret Sullavan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Dec. at 51 (1909-1960)
Margaret Brooke Sullavan was an American stage and film actress. Sullavan began her career onstage in 1929. In 1933 she caught the attention of movie director John M. Stahl and had her debut on ...more
Margaret Rutherford is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Dec. at 80 (1892-1972)
Dame Margaret Taylor Rutherford, DBE was an English character actress, who first came to prominence following World War II in the film adaptations of Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit, and Oscar ...more
Margaret Avery is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
age 75
Margaret Avery is an American actress and singer. She was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance as Shug in The Color Purple.
Margaret Weis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
age 70
Margaret Edith Weis is a fantasy and science fiction writer and author of dozens of novels and short stories. Along with Tracy Hickman, Weis is one of the original creators of the Dragonlance ...more
Margaret Nolan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
age 75
Margaret Nolan is an English visual artist, actress and former glamour model. She was born in Hampstead, London to Irish parents. Nolan was married to English playwright Tom Kempinski in 1963 ...more
Margaret Lockwood is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Dec. at 74 (1916-1990)
Margaret Lockwood, CBE was an English actress, notable for her performances in the 1940s Gainsborough melodramas such as The Man in Grey, Love Story and The Wicked Lady.
Margaret Colin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
age 60
Margaret Colin is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Margo Hughes on As the World Turns and as Eleanor Waldorf-Rose on Gossip Girl.
Margaret Mahy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Dec. at 76 (1936-2012)
Margaret Mahy, ONZ was a New Zealand author of children's and young adult books. Many of her story plots have strong supernatural elements but her writing concentrates on the themes of human ...more
Margaret Chan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
age 72
Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun, OBE MD, DSc, MScPH, FFPHM, JP is the Director-General of the World Health Organization. Chan was elected by the Executive Board of WHO on 8 November 2006, and was ...more
Margaret Chase Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Dec. at 98 (1897-1995)
Margaret Madeline Chase Smith was an American politician. A member of the Republican Party, she served as a U.S Representative and a U.S. Senator from Maine. She was the first woman to serve in ...more
Margaret Osborne duPont is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Dec. at 94 (1918-2012)
Margaret Osborne duPont was a World No. 1 American female tennis player. DuPont won a total of 37 singles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles Grand Slam titles, which places her fourth on the ...more
Margaret Scott is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Dec. at 71 (1934-2005)
Margaret Scott was an Australian author, poet, comedian, educator and public intellectual.
Marge Champion is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
age 99
Marge Champion, née Marjorie Celeste Belcher, is an American dancer, choreographer, and actress. At a young age she was hired as a dance model for Walt Disney Studios animated films. ...more
Margaret of Scotland, Queen of... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
Dec. at 22 (1261-1283)
Margaret of Scotland was Queen of Norway as the wife of King Eric II.
Margie Joseph is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Margaret
age 68
Margaret Marie "Margie" Joseph is an American R&B, soul and gospel singer. Her greatest success came in the 1970s with her versions of Paul McCartney's "My Love" and The ...more