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Ever thought about how many famous people named Solomon are out there? This list of celebrities named Solomon will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Solomons below include actors named Solomon and athletes named Solomon, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Solomon who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Solomons below include Solomon Burke, Solomon, and Solomon Cutner.
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Solomon Burke is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Dec. at 70 (1940-2010)

Birthplace: USA, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Solomon Burke (born James Solomon McDonald, March 21, 1936 or 1940 – October 10, 2010) was an American preacher and singer who shaped the sound of rhythm and blues as one of the founding fathers ...more

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

Birthplace: Jerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

Solomon (; Hebrew: שְׁלֹמֹה, Shlomoh), also called Jedidiah (Hebrew יְדִידְיָהּ Yedidyah), was, according to the Hebrew Bible, Old Testament, Quran, and Hadiths, a fabulously wealthy and wise ...more

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Solomon Cutner is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Dec. at 86 (1902-1988)

Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

Solomon Cutner (9 August 1902 – 2 February 1988) was a British pianist known professionally simply as Solomon.

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Solomon Mikhoels is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Dec. at 58 (1890-1948)

Birthplace: Daugavpils, Latvia

Solomon (Shloyme) Mikhoels (Yiddish: שלמה מיכאעלס‎ [also spelled שלוימע מיכאעלס during the Soviet era], Russian: Cоломон (Шлойме) Михоэлс, 16 March [O.S. 4 March] 1890 – 13 January 1948), was a ...more
Solomon Lozovsky is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Dec. at 74 (1878-1952)

Birthplace: Yekaterinoslav Governorate

Solomon Lozovsky (Russian: Соломон Абрамович Лозовский, family birth name: Dridzo Russian: Дридзо, 1878–1952) was a prominent Communist and Bolshevik revolutionary, a high-ranking official in ...more
Solomon King is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Dec. at 75 (1930-2005)

Birthplace: Lexington, Kentucky

Solomon King (born Allen Verner Levy, August 13, 1931 – January 21, 2005) was an American 1960s and 1970s popular music singer. He is best remembered for his 1968 British hit single, "She ...more
Solomon Alabi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Age: 30

Birthplace: Kaduna, Nigeria

Solomon Makfan Alabi (born March 21, 1988) is a Nigerian professional basketball player for Fukushima Firebonds of the B.League. He attended Florida State University where he helped them to a ...more

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Solomon Feferman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Age: 90

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Solomon Feferman (December 13, 1928 – July 26, 2016) was an American philosopher and mathematician with works in mathematical logic.
Solomon Hill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Age: 27

Birthplace: California

Solomon Jamar Hill (born March 18, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for ...more
Solomon Robert Dresser ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Dec. at 69 (1842-1911)
Solomon Robert Dresser (February 1, 1842 – January 21, 1911) was an inventor and a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.
Solomon Asch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Dec. at 89 (1907-1996)

Birthplace: Warsaw, Europe, Poland, Masovian Voivodeship, Central Europe, + more

Solomon Eliot Asch (September 14, 1907 – February 20, 1996) was a Polish-American gestalt psychologist and pioneer in social psychology. He created seminal pieces of work in impression ...more
Solomon Blatt, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Age: 97

Birthplace: Barnwell, South Carolina

Solomon "Sol" Blatt Jr. (; August 20, 1921 – April 20, 2016) was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina and trustee of ...more
Solomon Spalding is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Solomon Spalding Dec. at 55 (1761-1816)

Birthplace: Ashford, Connecticut

Solomon Spalding (February 20, 1761 – October 20, 1816) was the author of two related texts: an unfinished manuscript entitled Manuscript Story – Conneaut Creek, and an unpublished historical ...more
Solomon Mujuru is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Solomon Mujuru Dec. at 62 (1949-2011)

Birthplace: Chivhu, Zimbabwe

Solomon Mujuru (born Solomon Tapfumaneyi Mutusva; 5 May 1945 – 15 August 2011), also known by his nom-de-guerre, Rex Nhongo, was a Zimbabwean military officer and politician who led Robert ...more
Solomon Lefschetz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Dec. at 88 (1884-1972)

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Solomon Lefschetz (Russian: Соломо́н Ле́фшец; 3 September 1884 – 5 October 1972) was an American mathematician who did fundamental work on algebraic topology, its applications to algebraic ...more
Solomon Adler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Solomon Adler Dec. at 85 (1909-1994)

Birthplace: Leeds, United Kingdom

Solomon Adler (August 6, 1909 — August 4, 1994) worked as U.S. Treasury representative in China during World War II. He was identified by Whittaker Chambers and Elizabeth Bentley as a Soviet spy ...more
Solomon W. Downs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Dec. at 53 (1801-1854)

Birthplace: Tennessee, United States of America

Solomon Weathersbee Downs (1801 – August 14, 1854) was a United States Senator from Louisiana. Born in Montgomery County, Tennessee, he pursued classical studies and graduated from the ...more
Solomon Molcho is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Solomon Molcho Dec. at 32 (1500-1532)

Birthplace: Portugal

Solomon Molcho (Hebrew: שלמה מולכו‎ Shelomo Molkho), or Molkho, originally Diogo Pires (c. 1500 – 13 December 1532) was a Portuguese Jewish mystic and pseudomessiah. When he met with Holy Roman ...more
Solomon Foot is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Dec. at 64 (1802-1866)

Birthplace: Cornwall, Vermont, United States of America

Solomon Foot (November 19, 1802 – March 28, 1866) was a Vermont politician and attorney. He held numerous offices during his career, including Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives, ...more
Solomon H. Snyder is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Age: 80

Birthplace: Washington, D.C.

Solomon Halbert Snyder (born December 26, 1938) is an American neuroscientist who is known for wide-ranging contributions to neuropharmacology and neurochemistry. He studied at Georgetown ...more
Solomon W. Golomb is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Age: 86

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland

Solomon Wolf Golomb (; May 30, 1932 – May 1, 2016) was an American mathematician, engineer, and professor of electrical engineering at the University of Southern California, best known for his ...more
Solomon Schechter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Dec. at 68 (1847-1915)

Birthplace: Focșani, Romania

Solomon Schechter (Hebrew: שניאור זלמן הכהן שכטר‎; 7 December 1847 – 19 November 1915) was a Moldavian-born American rabbi, academic scholar and educator, most famous for his roles as founder ...more
Solomon Trujillo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Age: 67

Birthplace: Cheyenne, Grant Village, Wyoming

Solomon Dennis "Sol" Trujillo (born November 17, 1951) is an American businessman, global media-communications and technology executive. He has served as the CEO of Telstra, US West, ...more
Solomon Marcus Schiller-... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Dec. at 70 (1820-1890)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

Solomon Marcus Schiller-Szinessy, sometimes Solomon Mayer Schiller-Szinessy (23 December 1820, Budapest, Hungary - 11 March 1890, Cambridge) was a Hungarian rabbi and academic. He became the ...more
Solomon Lee Van Meter, J... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Solomon
Dec. at 49 (1888-1937)

Birthplace: Kentucky

Solomon Lee Van Meter Jr. (April 8, 1888 - November 3, 1937) was an American inventor, famous for inventing the first successful backpack Parachute.