26,254 total votes
Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini was a Hungarian-American illusionist and stunt performer, noted for his sensational escape acts. He first attracted notice in vaudeville in the US and then as "Harry Handcuff Houdini" on a tour of Europe, where he challenged police forces to keep him locked up. Soon he extended his repertoire to include chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, straitjackets under water, and having to escape from and hold his breath inside a sealed milk can. In 1904, thousands watched as he tried to escape from special handcuffs commissioned by London's Daily Mirror, keeping them in suspense for an hour. ... more on Wikipedia

lists about Harry Houdini

15 Tales of Supremely Fearless and Totally Bizarre Houdini Exploits 55.1k views Decades after Harry Houdini's death, magic fans and plebs alike are fascinated by the life of one of the world's great enter...

Harry Houdini is ranked on...

#159 of 509 Famous Role Models We'd Like to Meet In Person 491.7k VOTES These are the famous folks it would be most exciting to meet in person, as ranked by the wisdom of the crowd. Some of the be...
#12 of 25 Famous People From History You Had No Idea Were Hot 374.8k VOTES Who knew there were so many hot historical figures from the last few hundred years? Attractive historical figures can be fou...
#43 of 93 People who voted for Harry Houdini... People in the Midwest are 2x more likely to vote for this Historical Figures You Most Want to Bring Back from the Dead 136.8k VOTES Throughout the course of history, the human race has produced some truly remarkable individuals - individuals who, sadly, ha...
#324 of 547 Famous Men You'd Want to Have a Beer With 1.7M VOTES If given the opportunity to sit down for a beer with any famous male figure, which famous men would you most want to get a d...
#46 of 161 People who voted for Harry Houdini... People in the Midwest are 2x more likely to vote for this These Big-Name Celebs Have Been Hiding Their Real Names 99.4k VOTES List of real names of celebrities, including actors, singers, wrestlers, and even politicians. Many actors and actresses use...
#3 of 20 Check Out These Letterhead Designs Famous People Used Throughout History 1k VOTES We’ve all seen letterheads before—the text and design at the top of a letter—but we rarely stop to think about it. This roun...
#1 of 100 People who voted for Harry Houdini... also upvote The Godfather Franchise on The Best Movies of All Time are 7x more likely to vote for David Copperfield on this list The Greatest Famous Magicians 71k VOTES The most famous magicians in the world are known for performing amazing magic tricks, stunning illusions, and starring in me...
#6 of 12 Here Are The Modern Height Counterparts To Some Of History's Most Important Figures 777 VOTES When people remember history's most important figures, they rarely consider their heights. Television shows and do...
Celebrities You Didn't Know Use Stage Names 1.5M VIEWS List of celebrities with stage names, loosely ranked according to fame and popularity. It's tough to break into show busin...
12 Historic People Who Had Crazy Last Wills 43.9k VIEWS Some last wills and testaments shatter family bonds, particularly when vast sums of wealth get left to the family dog and no...
Famous People Who Were Buried With Quirky and Heartwarming Mementos 26.9k VIEWS Throughout history, people have been buried with their valuables and most cherished possessions. From Queen Victoria to the ...
Famous Freemasons List 1M VIEWS List of Famous Freemasons ranked by fame and popularity. The Freemasons is a fraternal organization that has lodges all over...
The Most Obnoxious Celebrity Wills 1.7M VIEWS Celebrities are known to have some pretty eccentric demands; just check out these crazy on-set must-haves if you don't bel...
The Locations of All Hollywood Walk of Fame Stars 411.5k VIEWS A list of stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, with photos. This list includes all television and movie stars. Acquiring a s...
Famous Shriners Members 51.9k VIEWS List of Famous Shriners ranked by fame and popularity. The Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine, known as...
Celebrity Ghosts As Famous In Death As They Were In Life 60.9k VIEWS Celebrity ghosts! They're just like regular ghosts, and they love a good haunting. Apparently some of these famous folk...
53 Celebrities Who Have Been Homeless 663.4k VIEWS List of famous people who were homeless, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. A surprising number of famous actors, sing...
Famous People Named Harry 30.5k VIEWS List of famous people named Harry, along with photos. How many celebrities named Harry can you think of? The famous Harrys b...
Every Person Who Has Been Immortalized in a Google Doodle 54.5k VIEWS Who are the most influential people in history? Here's a good place to start. This is a list of every person who has ev...
These Rare Recordings Of Famous Historical Figures Speaking Are Fascinating 3.9k VIEWS History is able to truly spring to life thanks to modern technological advancements in film and sound. And the voi...
Famous People Named Harold 7.7k VIEWS List of famous people named Harold, along with photos. How many celebrities named Harry can you think of? The famous Harolds...
30 Celebrities Who Hold Patents 137.7k VIEWS Most people think that only scientists, zany inventors, and large corporations hold patents, but many there are many celebri...
Male Celebrities Who Are 5’4" 6k VIEWS This list contains examples of male celebs who are 5'4" loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Standing below the avera...

Harry Houdini is also found on...

Famous People From Wisconsin Famous People From Hungary Famous Aries Celebrities Famous People Who Died in Detroit List of Famous Magicians People On Stamps: List Of People On US Postage Famous Historians from the United States Famous Male Magicians List of Famous Escapologists List of Famous Stunt Performers Famous Actors from Hungary Famous Bands from Hungary Famous Male Historians Famous Film Actors From Budapest Famous Male Stunt Performers Famous Male Aviators Men On Stamps: List Of Men On US Postage Famous Film Directors from Hungary Famous Writers from Hungary Famous People Who Died of Peritonitis Popular Film Actors from Hungary List of Famous Aviators Famous Authors from Hungary Famous People Who Died in Michigan