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List of people from Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, the sixth most populous state in the United States,[1] is the birthplace or childhood home of many famous Americans. People from Pennsylvania are called "Pennsylvanians".

The following is a list of notable Americans who were born and/or lived a significant portion of their lives, in Pennsylvania, along with their primary Pennsylvania city or town of residence:

Contents

  • Actors 1
  • Artists 2
  • Astronauts 3
  • Athletes 4
  • Authors, playwrights and composers 5
  • Computer scientists and mathematicians 6
  • Conservationists 7
  • Criminals 8
  • Educators 9
  • Engineers and inventors 10
  • Entrepreneurs, industrialists, and chief executive officers 11
  • Filmmakers, directors and producers 12
  • Musicians 13
  • Natural scientists and physicians 14
  • Politics, government and military 15
  • Radio and television 16
  • Religion 17
  • Social scientists and academics 18
  • See also 19
  • References 20

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A–B | C–D | E–G | H–K | L–M | N–R | S–Z
A–B
C–D
E–G
H–K
L–M
N–R
S–Z

Artists

Astronauts

Athletes

A–B | C–D | E–G | H–K | L–M | N–R | S–Z

"HOF" = Hall of Fame

A–B
C–D
E–G
H–K
L–M
N–R
S–Z

Authors, playwrights and composers

Computer scientists and mathematicians

Conservationists

Criminals

Educators

Engineers and inventors

Entrepreneurs, industrialists, and chief executive officers

Filmmakers, directors and producers

Musicians

A–G | H–M | N–Z
A–G
H–M
N–Z

Natural scientists and physicians

Politics, government and military

A–M | N–Z
A–M
N–Z

Radio and television

Religion

Social scientists and academics

See also

References

  1. ^ Sources cited in her article state that her studio is in Pittsburgh, but not whether she lives in the city itself.
  1. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013 (NST-EST2013-01) [XLS - 37k]". United States Census Bureau. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 19 July 2015. ; linked on Census Bureau page State Totals: Vintage 2013. See also List of U.S. states and territories by population
  2. ^ Mike Mentzer – Bodybuilder, Writer, and Philosopher by Bob Burns
  3. ^ "A College President, Drawn to Uncertainties". New York Times. 2013-08-25. 
  • Famous people from Allentown, Pennsylvania at the Notable Names Database.
  • Famous people from Lancaster, Pennsylvania at the Notable Names Database.
  • Famous people from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at the Notable Names Database.
  • Famous people from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Notable Names Database.
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