List of people from Pennsylvania

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Location of Pennsylvania in the U.S. map

Pennsylvania, the fifth 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.

Actors

A–B
C–D
E–G
H–K
L–M
N–R
S–Z

Artists

Astronauts

Athletes

"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

Natural scientists and physicians

Politics, government and military

A–M
N–Z

Radio and television

Religion

Social scientists and academics

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Sources cited in her article state that her studio is in Pittsburgh, but not whether she lives in the city itself.

References

  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.

Further reading

  • 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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