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Famous People Named Moses 

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Moses there are? This list of celebrities named Moses includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Moses' on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Moses, actors named Moses, and even athletes named Moses. Well-known men named Moses include Moses Malone and Moses Gunn.

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Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Basketball player

Age: 63

Birthplace: Virginia

Moses Eugene Malone (March 23, 1955 – September 13, 2015) was an American basketball player who played in both the American Basketball Association (ABA) and the National Basketball Association ...more

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Moses is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Prophet

Birthplace: Land of Goshen

Moses () was a prophet according to the teachings of the Abrahamic religions. Scholarly consensus sees Moses as a legendary figure and not a historical person, while retaining the possibility ...more

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Moses Gunn is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Actor

Age: Dec. at 64 (1929-1993)

Birthplace: USA, St. Louis, Missouri

Moses Gunn (October 2, 1929 – December 16, 1993) was an American actor of stage and screen. An Obie Award-winning stage player, he co-founded the Negro Ensemble Company in the 1960s. His 1962 ...more
Moses Mendelssohn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Philosopher

Age: Dec. at 57 (1729-1786)

Birthplace: Dessau, Germany

Moses Mendelssohn (6 September 1729 – 4 January 1786) was a German Jewish philosopher to whose ideas the Haskalah, the 'Jewish enlightenment' of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, is ...more
Moses Sithole is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Moses

Age: 54

Birthplace: Vosloorus, South Africa

Moses Sithole (born 17 November 1964) is a South African serial killer and rapist who committed the ABC Murders, so named because they began in Atteridgeville, continued in Boksburg and finished ...more
Moses Moreno is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Moses
American football player

Age: 43

Birthplace: Chula Vista, California

Moses Nathaniel Moreno (born September 5, 1975) is a former American football quarterback. He was drafted by the Chicago Bears in the 7th round (232nd overall) in the 1998 NFL Draft out of ...more

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Moses Brown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Businessperson, Inventor

Age: Dec. at 98 (1738-1836)

Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island

Moses Brown (September 23, 1738 – September 6, 1836) was an American abolitionist and industrialist from New England, who funded the design and construction of some of the first factory houses ...more
Moses Farrow is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Actor

Age: 41

Birthplace: Korea

Moses Farrow is an actor.
Moses Yale Beach is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Inventor

Age: Dec. at 68 (1800-1868)

Birthplace: Wallingford, Connecticut

Moses Yale Beach (January 7, 1800 – July 18, 1868) was an American inventor and publisher who started the Associated Press, and is credited with originating print syndication.
Moses G. Farmer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Inventor

Age: Dec. at 73 (1820-1893)

Birthplace: Boscawen, New Hampshire

Moses Gerrish Farmer (February 9, 1820 – May 25, 1893) was an electrical engineer and inventor. Farmer was a member to the AIEE, later known as the IEEE.
Moses Tanui is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Moses

Age: 53

Birthplace: Kenya

Moses Tanui (born 20 August 1965 in Marakwet District, Kenya) is a former Kenyan long-distance runner who won the gold medal over 10,000 metres at the 1991 World Championships in Athletics in
Moses is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Moses

Birthplace: Egypt

Moses or Saint Moses spent many years in the 4th century as a hermit on the fringes of the Roman empire between Egypt and Syria, before becoming the first Arab bishop of the Arab people. As he ...more
Moses Quinby is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Inventor

Age: Dec. at 65 (1810-1875)

Moses Quinby (April 15 or 16, 1810 – May 26, 1875) was an American beekeeper from the State of New York. He is remembered as the Father of practical Beekeeping and the Father of commercial ...more
Moses de León is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Moses

Age: Dec. at 55 (1250-1305)

Birthplace: Guadalajara, Spain

Moses de León (c. 1240 – 1305), known in Hebrew as Moshe ben Shem-Tov (משה בן שם-טוב די-ליאון), was a Spanish rabbi and Kabbalist who is considered the composer or redactor of the Zohar. ...more
Moses Cohen Henriques is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Moses Cohen Henriques was a Dutch pirate of Portuguese Sephardic Jewish origin, operating in the Caribbean. Henriques helped Dutch naval officer and folk hero Admiral Piet Pieterszoon Hein, of ...more
Moses T. Stevens is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Moses

Age: Dec. at 82 (1825-1907)

Birthplace: Andover, Massachusetts, United States of America

Moses Tyler Stevens (October 10, 1825 in North Andover, Massachusetts – March 25, 1907) was an American textile manufacturer and a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts.
Moses Coit Tyler is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Moses Coit Tyler Historian

Age: Dec. at 65 (1835-1900)

Birthplace: Griswold, Connecticut

Moses Coit Tyler (August 2, 1835 – December 28, 1900) was an American author and professor of American history.
Moses Hess is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Philosopher

Age: Dec. at 63 (1812-1875)

Birthplace: Bonn, Germany

Moses (Moshe) Hess (January or June 21, 1812 – April 6, 1875) was a French-Jewish philosopher and a founder of Labor Zionism. His socialist theories, predicated on racial struggle, led to ...more
Moses Chan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Model, Actor, Singer

Age: 47

Birthplace: Hong Kong, China

Moses Chan Ho (born April 16, 1971) is an actor from Hong Kong. Having started his career working mostly on films, Chan subsequently concentrated on his TV acting career with Television ...more
Moses Norris, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Politician, Lawyer

Age: Dec. at 56 (1799-1855)

Birthplace: Pittsfield, New Hampshire, United States of America

Moses Norris Jr. (November 8, 1799 – January 11, 1855) was a United States Representative and Senator from New Hampshire. Born in Pittsfield, he attended the public schools and the Pittsfield ...more
Moses Morgan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Moses Morgan

Birthplace: Las Vegas, Nevada

Moses Morgan is a basketball player at DePaul University.
Moses Mosop is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Moses

Age: 33

Moses Cheruiyot Mosop (born 7 July 1985) is a Kenyan middle and long distance athlete. He competed for Kenya at the 2004 Olympic Games and went on to take 10,000 metres bronze at the 2005 World ...more
Moses Gaster is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Rabbi

Age: Dec. at 83 (1856-1939)

Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

Moses Gaster (17 September 1856 – 5 March 1939) was a Romanian, later British scholar, the Hakham of the Spanish and Portuguese Jewish congregation, London, and a Hebrew and Romanian linguist. ...more
Moses Annenberg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Moses Annenberg

Age: Dec. at 65 (1877-1942)

Moses "Moe" Louis Annenberg (February 11, 1877 – July 20, 1942) was an American newspaper publisher, who purchased The Philadelphia Inquirer, the third-oldest surviving daily newspaper ...more
Moses Benson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Moses
Moses Benson

Age: Dec. at 68 (1738-1806)

Moses Benson (1738 – 6 June 1806) was a successful British West Indies merchant, who became heavily engaged in the Liverpool slave trade.