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Famous People Named Max & Maximilian

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Have you ever realized how many famous people named Max there are? We put together this list of celebrities named Max to show that Maximilians have a lot of good representation for their names. Some of the famous Maxes on this list might go by Maximilian, so this list also includes famous people named Maximilian. From actors named Max to athletes named Max, this list should include the most notable people whose name is Maximilian. This list includes well-known Maximilians like American ice hockey player Max Pacioretty, Swedish legendary actor Max von Sydow, and American Baseball pitcher Max Scherzer.
  • Max Pacioretty

    BirthplaceNew Canaan, Connecticut

    Maximillian Kolenda Pacioretty (born November 20, 1988) is an American professional ice hockey...  more

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  • Max von Sydow

    BirthplaceLund, Sweden

    Max von Sydow (born Carl Adolf von Sydow, April 10, 1929 - March 8, 2020) is a Swedish actor....  more

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  • Max Scherzer

    BirthplaceChesterfield, Missouri

    Maxwell M. Scherzer (born July 27, 1984), nicknamed Mad Max, is an American professional...  more

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  • Max Schmeling

    Max Schmeling

    Dec. at 100 (1905-2005)

    BirthplaceKlein Luckow, Germany

    Maximillian Adolph Otto Siegfried Schmeling (German: [ˈʃmeːlɪŋ]; 28 September 1905 – 2...  more

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  • Max Baer

    Max Baer

    Dec. at 50 (1909-1959)

    BirthplaceOmaha, Nebraska, USA

    Maximilian Adelbert Baer (February 11, 1909 – November 21, 1959) was an American boxer who was...  more

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  • Max Greenfield

    BirthplaceDobbs Ferry, New York, United States of America

    Max Greenfield (born September 4, 1980) is an American actor. He appeared in recurring roles...  more

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  • Max Planck

    Max Planck

    Dec. at 89 (1858-1947)

    BirthplaceKiel, Germany

    Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck, ForMemRS (German: [ˈplaŋk]; English: ; 23 April 1858 – 4 October...  more

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  • Max Carey

    Max Carey

    Dec. at 86 (1890-1976)

    BirthplaceTerre Haute, Indiana

    Maximillian George Carnarius (January 11, 1890 – May 30, 1976), known as Max George Carey, was...  more

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  • Max Graham

    Max Graham

    Age: 49

    BirthplaceLondon, United Kingdom

    Max Graham (; born April 17, 1971) is a Canadian DJ, composer and producer of dance music. He...  more
  • Max Weinberg

    Max Weinberg

    Age: 175

    BirthplaceNewark, New Jersey, United States of America

    Max Weinberg (born April 13, 1951) is an American drummer and television personality, most...  more

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  • Max Weber

    Max Weber

    Dec. at 56 (1864-1920)

    BirthplaceErfurt, Germany

    Maximilian Karl Emil Weber (21 April 1864 – 14 June 1920) was a German sociologist,...  more
  • Max Roach

    Max Roach

    Dec. at 83 (1924-2007)

    BirthplaceNewland, North Carolina, United States of America

    Maxwell Lemuel Roach (January 10, 1924 – August 16, 2007) was an American jazz drummer and...  more

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  • Max Thieriot

    BirthplaceLos Altos Hills, California, United States of America

    Maximillion Drake Thieriot (born October 14, 1988) is an American actor and director. He made...  more
  • Max Steiner

    Max Steiner

    Dec. at 83 (1888-1971)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria

    Maximilian Raoul Steiner (May 10, 1888 – December 28, 1971) was an Austrian-born American...  more

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  • Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor

    Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor

    Dec. at 60 (1459-1519)

    BirthplaceWiener Neustadt, Austria

    Maximilian I (22 March 1459 – 12 January 1519) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1508 until his...  more
  • Max Unger

    Max Unger

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceKailua, Hawaii

    Maxwell McCandless Unger (born April 14, 1986) is a former American football center who played...  more

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  • Maximilian Schell

    Maximilian Schell

    Dec. at 84 (1930-2014)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria

    Maximilian Schell (8 December 1930 – 1 February 2014) was an Austrian-born Swiss film and...  more

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  • Max Zaslofsky

    Max Zaslofsky

    Dec. at 60 (1925-1985)

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Max "Slats" Zaslofsky (December 7, 1925 – October 15, 1985) was an American professional...  more


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  • Max Fleischer

    Max Fleischer

    Dec. at 89 (1883-1972)

    BirthplaceKraków, Poland

    Max Fleischer (born Majer Fleischer ; July 19, 1883 – September 25, 1972) was a...  more
  • Max Montoya

    BirthplaceMontebello, California

    Max Montoya (born May 12, 1956) is a former professional American football guard who played 16...  more

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  • Max Azria

    Max Azria

    Age: 71

    BirthplaceSfax, Tunisia

    Max Azria (Hebrew: מקס עזריה; Arabic: ماكس عزرية) (January 1, 1949 – May 6, 2019) was a...  more
  • Max Ernst

    Max Ernst

    Dec. at 85 (1891-1976)

    BirthplaceBrühl, Germany

    Max Ernst (2 April 1891 – 1 April 1976) was a German (naturalised American in 1948 and French...  more

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  • Max Stirner

    Max Stirner

    Dec. at 50 (1806-1856)

    BirthplaceBayreuth, Germany

    Johann Kaspar Schmidt (25 October 1806 – 26 June 1856), better known as Max Stirner, was a...  more

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  • Max Irons

    Max Irons

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceLondon Borough of Camden, England, London

    Maximilian Paul Diarmuid "Max" Irons is an English-Irish film actor and model. He is known for...  more
  • Max Lanier

    Max Lanier

    Dec. at 92 (1915-2007)

    BirthplaceDenton, North Carolina

    Hubert Max Lanier (August 18, 1915 – January 30, 2007) was an American left-handed pitcher in...  more

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