List of Canadians

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

Architects

Artists

Actors

Broadcasters

Musicians

Visual arts

Cartoonists

Astronauts

Athletes

Businesspeople and entrepreneurs

Criminals and suspects

Wrongfully convicted or lynched

Educators

Environmentalists

See Canadian environmentalists

Fashion

Humanitarians

Inventors

Law

  • Sandra Chapnik – Justice, Ontario Superior Court of Justice for the Toronto

Media

Medical

Military figures

Monarchs and Canadian Royal Family

Main articles:

Magicians

  • 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
  • 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"

Politicians

Provincial premiers

Main articles:

Territorial premiers

Main articles:

First Nations leaders

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

Religious figures

Martyrs

Religious community leaders

Religious cult figures

Scholars

Scientists

Viceroys

Main articles:

Writers

Other personalities

Fictional

Other

National
Groupings and articles of relevance
Lists by city
Lists by province

References

  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. Retrieved 25 May 2012. 
  3. "Carroll, Thomas (Tom) (1888–1968)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. Australian National University. Retrieved 5 February 2012. 
  4. "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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