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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.
  • BirthplaceNew Canaan, Connecticut


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


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

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  • 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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    #97 of 1,427 The Best Athletes Of All Time#24 of 178 The Best Boxers of All Time

  • Max Baer

    Dec. at 50 (1909-1959)

    BirthplaceOmaha, Nebraska, United States of America


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

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    #4 of 207 The Best Boxers of the 20th Century#19 of 70 The Greatest Jewish Athletes Of All Time

  • 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

    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

    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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    #256 of 708 The Best Hitters in Baseball History#17 of 174 The Greatest Center Fielders of All Time

  • 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

    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

    Dec. at 56 (1864-1920)

    BirthplaceErfurt, Germany


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

    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

    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

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  • Max Unger

    Age: 29

    BirthplaceKailua, Hawaii


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

    Dec. at 89 (1883-1972)

    BirthplaceKraków, Poland


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

    Age: 71

    BirthplaceSfax, Tunisia


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

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceLondon Borough of Camden, London, United Kingdom


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