List of Canadians

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This is a list of Canadians, people who are identified with Canada through residential, legal, historical, or cultural means, grouped by their area of notability.

Architects[edit]

Artists[edit]

Actors[edit]

Animators[edit]

Broadcasters[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Visual arts[edit]

Cartoonists[edit]

Astronauts[edit]

Athletes[edit]

Businesspeople and entrepreneurs[edit]

Criminals and suspects[edit]

Wrongfully convicted or lynched[edit]

Directors[edit]

Educators[edit]

Environmentalists[edit]

See Canadian environmentalists.

Fashion[edit]

Humanitarians[edit]

Inventors[edit]

Law[edit]

Media[edit]

Medical[edit]

Military figures[edit]

Monarchs and Canadian Royal Family[edit]

Main articles:

Magicians[edit]

  • Doug Henning (1947–2000) – credited with reviving the magic show in North America
  • Leon Mandrake (1911–1993) – Mandrake the Great; and his sons Lon and Ron, born in 1948 and 1949, respectively
  • Darcy Oake (born 1987) – illusionist, born in Winnipeg, finalist on Britain's Got Talent
  • James Randi (born 1928) – magician, writer, skeptical investigator of paranormal and pseudo-scientific claims, founder of the James Randi Educational Foundation
  • Dai Vernon (1894–1992) – magician, known as "the man who fooled Houdini"

Musicians[edit]

Politicians[edit]

Provincial premiers[edit]

Main articles:

Territorial premiers[edit]

Main articles:

First Nations leaders[edit]

A sepia photograph of Aatsista-Mahkan (Running Rabbit). He is wearing what is usually described as a buckskin outfit. It is elaborate and he is holding a pole.
Aatsista-Mahkan, taken by Edward Curtis

Producers[edit]

Religious figures[edit]

Martyrs[edit]

Religious community leaders[edit]

Religious cult figures[edit]

Scholars[edit]

Scientists[edit]

Singers[edit]

Viceroys[edit]

Main articles:

Writers[edit]

Other personalities[edit]

Fictional[edit]

Other[edit]

National
Groupings and articles of relevance
Lists by city

List of people from Canada by city

Lists by province/territory

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fulton, Gordon W. (2005). "David Ewart". In Cook, Ramsay; Bélanger, Réal. Dictionary of Canadian Biography. XV (1921–1930) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press.
  2. ^ Werb, Jessica (November 4, 2009). "Cindy Lee". BC Business. Archived from the original on 21 March 2012. Retrieved 25 May 2012.
  3. ^ "The Greatest Canadian - Top 100 - 11 to 100". CBC. 2004. Archived from the original on 2008-04-20. Retrieved 2008-07-05.

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