List of people from Georgia (U.S. state)

Contents

  • Notable Georgians 1
    • 0–9 1.1
    • A 1.2
    • B 1.3
    • C 1.4
    • D 1.5
    • E 1.6
    • F 1.7
    • G 1.8
    • H 1.9
    • I 1.10
    • J 1.11
    • K 1.12
    • L 1.13
    • M 1.14
    • N 1.15
    • O 1.16
    • P 1.17
    • R 1.18
    • S 1.19
    • T 1.20
    • U 1.21
    • V 1.22
    • W 1.23
    • Y 1.24
  • See also 2
  • References 3

Notable Georgians

0–9

A

Musician Jason Aldean

B

Actress and model Kim Basinger
Musician André Lauren Benjamin, better known as André 3000
American football player Mel Blount
Musician Luke Bryan

C

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter
Actress and model Joelle Carter
Musician Ray Charles
Baseball player Ty Cobb

D

Raymond Gilbert Davis, highly decorated United States Marine Corps general who served in the Pacific, Korean, and Vietnam Wars.
Cook and television personality Paula Deen

E

F

Comedian and actor Jeff Foxworthy

G

Politician Newt Gingrich
Musician Cee Lo Green

H

Uncle Remus stories collector Joel Chandler Harris
Wrestler Hulk Hogan
Dentist and gunfighter Doc Holliday

I

J

Musician Alan Jackson

K

Activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

L

Film producer, director and actor Spike Lee
Rapper and actor Ludacris

M

Baseball player Nick Markakis
Baseball player Brian McCann
Former Georgia Governor Zell Miller

N

Musician Jennifer Nettles

O

Founder and First Governor of Georgia James Oglethorpe

P

Musician Richard Wayne Penniman, better known as Little Richard
Television host Ty Pennington
Producer Tyler Perry

R

Blues singer Ma Rainey
Baseball player Jackie Robinson

S

Television personality Ryan Seacrest
Basketball player Josh Smith
Musician Michael Stipe of R.E.M.

T

Musician Travis Tritt
Actor Chris Tucker

U

V

W

Author and activist Alice Walker
Actor and musician Devon Werkheiser
Basketball player Dominique Wilkins

Y

Rapper Yung Joc

See also

  • List of people from Atlanta, Georgia
  • List of people from Augusta, Georgia
  • List of people from Savannah, Georgia
  • List of United States Representatives from Georgia
  • List of United States Senators from Georgia
  • List of Governors of Georgia

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  30. ^ Flanders, Henry. The Lives and Times of the Chief Justices of the United States Supreme Court. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1874
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  32. ^ Allen West family genealogy site. Ancestry.com. Accessed July 4, 2012.
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  39. ^ "Ratting Out", Muppet Central, 1999. Accessed 24 November 2009.
  40. ^ New Georgia Encyclopedia: Eli Whitney in Georgia. Retrieved March 19, 2008.
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  42. ^ New Georgia Encyclopedia: Dominique Wilkins (b. 1960)
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