Some Famous Freemasons

A

Abd – El – Kader: Argelian Emir who fight on the French colonialism.

 

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Abd – El – Kader

Aiguadé, Jaume: Mayor of Barcelona and member of party 'Estat Català'.

Aldrin (h), Edwin E. "Buzz": American astronaut who as a crew member of Apollo 11 became the second human being to walk on the moon (July 20, 1969).

Amadeu de Saboya: King of Spain.

Amundsen, Roald: Norwegian explorer.

Armstrong, Louis: Jazz musician.

Armstrong, Neil: Astronaut.

B

Bach, Johann Christian: Musical and compositor.

Bartholdi, Fréderic A: French sculptor best known for his figure of Liberty Enlightening the World, the Statue of Liberty, in New York Harbour.

Bassie, William "Count": Orchestra leader/composer.

Beard, Daniel Carter: American writer and illustrator. In 1905, he founded the Sons of Daniel Boone which in 1910 became the first Boy Scout organization in the US.

Beethoven Ludwig van: German Compositor.

 

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Ludwig van Beethoven

Benes, Eduard: President of Czechoslovakia elected (1935-1938, 1946-1948).

Berlin, Irving: Entertainer and songwriter who wrote more than 1,500 songs including "Alexander's Ragtime Band" (1911).

Berlioz Hector: French Compositor.

Berzelius, Jöns Jakob, Barón: Swedish Chemical.

Blücher Gebhardt: Prussian Military winner in Waterloo 1742-1819.

Bolívar, Simón: South American liberator.

 

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Simón Bolívar

Bonaparte Joseph: Napoleon's brother and King of Spain.

Bordet, Jules Jean Baptiste Vincent: Belgian bacteriologist Novel Price of Medicine 1919.

Borgnine, Ernest: Film and television actor.

Bourgeois Leon: French Nobel Peace Prize 1920.

Bradley, Omar N: American general. Played a major part in the Allied victory in World War II.

Brunswick Duke of: Prussian military.

Buchanan, James: 15th President of the U.S. (1857-1861).

Burns, Robert: The National Poet of Scotland. Freemasonry was more important to him than any other institution in Scotland!

Burton, Sir Richard: English Explorer.

Byrd, almirall Richard E: American naval officer and explorer. He was the first to fly over the North Pole.

Byron William: British Poet.

C

Cagliostro (Giuseppe Balsano): Italian occultism.

Campbell Sir Malcolm: Cars racer, first overtaking 482 Km/h.

Cantor, Eddie: Animator and actor of varieties.

Carducci Giosuè: Nobel Poet Prize.

Carson, Christopher "Kit": Frontiersman, scout and explorer.

Casanova: Italian writer.

Chagall Marc: Russian painter.

Champollion Jean-Francois: Egyptologist.

Chrysler, Walter P: American automobile manufacturer who founded the Chrysler Corporation.

Churchill, Lord Randolph: British politician, father of Winston.

Churchill, Winston: British politician and writer. Prime Minister (1940-1945 and 1951-1955).

 

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Winston Churchill

Citroën, André: French engineer and motor car manufacturer.

Clemens, Samuel L. (Mark Twain): Writer and humorist. His famous works include the characters of Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn.

Cole, Nat "King": Great pianist and ballad singer.

Collodi, Carlo: Writer of "Pinocchio".

Companys, Lluís: President of 'Generalitat de Catalunya'.

Connaught Duke of: Son of Quinn Victoria of England.

Crockett, Davy: Frontiersman and politician.

Cumberland Duke of: Brother of King Jorge III of England.

D

Dario Rubén: Poet from Nicaragua.

De la Cierva Juan: Inventor of 'Autogiro'.

DeMille, Cecil B: Producer and director cinematographic.

Dempsey, Jack: Became a professional boxer in 1912.

Desaguliers, John Theophilus: Inventor of the planetarium.

Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan: British physician and writer, creator of the famous "Sherlock Holmes".

Ducommun Elie: Nobel Peace Prize 1902, Grand Master of the Alpina Grand Lodge of Switzerland.

Dunant, Jean Henri: Philanthropist who inspired the founding of the Red Cross.

E

Eduard VII: Prince of Wales and subsequently King of England (1901-1910).

 

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Eduard VII

Eduard VIII: King of England who abdicated the throne in less than 1 year in order to marry the woman he loved (1936).

Eiffel, Gustave Alexandre: French Engineer & constructor of the Tour Eiffel.

Ellington, Duke: American jazz composer, orchestrator, bandleader, and pianist, considered the greatest composer in the history of jazz music and one of the greatest musicians of the 20th Century.

Espronceda José de: Spanish Poet.

Estanislau August: King of Poland.

F

Faber, Eberhard: Head of the famous Eberhard Faber Pencil Company.

Fairbanks, Douglas: American silent film actor known for his performance in swashbuckling adventures such as "Robin Hood".

Fichte Johann: German Philosopher 1762-1814.

Fisher, Goeffrey: English churchman, the 99th Archbishop of Canterbury (1945-1961).

Fitch, John: American inventor, who probably developed the first American steamboat.

Fleming, Sir Alexander: British bacteriologist who discovered penicillin in 1928.

 

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Sir Alexander Fleming

Ford, Gerald R: When President Richard Nixon resigned, he became the 38th President of the United States (1974-1977).

Ford Glenn: Famous US movie actor.

Ford, Henry: Invented the first gasoline powered automobile in 1893, founded Ford Motor Company in 1903.

Francesc I: Emperor of Austria & Hungary.

Franco, Ramon: Spanish aviator.

Franklin, Benjamin: American printer (he published the first book to come off the press in the colonies - Anderson's Constitutions of 1723), author, diplomat, philosopher, and scientist, whose contributions to the American Revolution (1775-1783).

Frederic II (The Great): King of Prussia 1712 – 1786.

 

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Frederic II (The Great)

Frederic III: German emperor 1831 – 1888.

 

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Frederic III

Frederic VII: King of Denmark.

Frederic Prince of Holland: Grand Master of the Grand Orient of Holland.

Frederic Prince of Walles: Son of George II King of England.

Fried Alfred: Nobel Peace Prize, Austrian writer.

G

Gable, Clark: American Actor.

 

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Clark Gable

Gambetta León: French politician.

Garfield, James A: The 20th President of the United States, he was assassinated in 1881 and his death was the cause of considerable mourning in the US.

Garibaldi, Giuseppe: Italian Revolutionary nationalist.

 

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Giuseppe Garibaldi

Gassol Ventura: Catalan Poet & politician.

Gatling, Richard J: Inventor of the Gatling gun.

Georges VI: King of England during World War II.

 

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Georges VI

Gershwin, George: Compositor musical.

Gibbon, Edward: Writer, perhaps best known for the classic "Decline and fall of the Roman Empire".

Gilbert, Sir William S: British playwright and lyricist known for written with composer Sir Arthur Sullivan.

Glenn, John H: First North American to orbit the earth.

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von: German poet, novelist & scientific.

 

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Guillem I: German Imperator 1797 – 1888.

 

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Guillem I

Guillem Prince of Prussia: Brother of Frederick I.

H

Hadyn, Franz Joseph: Austrian composer who exerted great influence on the development of the classical symphony.

 

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Franz Joseph Hadyn

Hahnemann C S: German physician and founder of homeopathy (1755-1843).

Haig Douglas: British Major 1914-1917.

Harding, Warren G: The 29th President of the United States (1921-1923).

Hardy, Oliver: American comedian, famous for the slapstick abuse he inflicted upon his partner, Stan Laurel.

 

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Oliver Hardy

Heine, Heinrich: German poet.

Herder Juhann Gottfried: Philosopher, poet and German theology's 1741-1803.

Hoban, James: Irish-born American architect who designed and supervised the construction (1793-1801) and renovation (1815-1829) of the White House in Washington, DC.

Hoe, Richard M: Inventor and businessman.

Hogarth, William: English Artist (painter and engraver).

Hope, Bob: Comic Actor of varieties.

Houdini, Harry: First American magician.

I

Irwin, James B: American astronaut, he was a member of the 4th moon landing team.

J

Jenner, Edward: English physician. Discoverer of small pox vaccine.

Johnson, Andrew: The 17th President of the United States, he succeeded the assassinated Abraham Lincoln (1865-1869).

Johnson, Jack: North American boxer.

Johnson, Lyndon B: 36th President of the United States (1963-1969).

Jolson, Al: American vaudeville and film performer.

Juárez, Benito: First Native-American President of Mexico (1861-1863, 1867-1872).

K

Kalakaua, David: Last monarch of the Hawaiian Kingdom.

Kellogg Frank B: Peace Nobel Price 1929.

Kent Duke of: Cousin of the Quinn Elisabeth II of England and Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of England.

 

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Duke of Kent

Key, Francis Scott: Author of the American National anthem.

King, Ernest J: Fleet Admiral, he was Commander-in-Chief of the US Fleet in 1941 and Chief of Naval Operations from 1942-1945.

Kipling, Rudyard: British writer who won the Nobel Prize for literature.

 

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Rudyard Kipling

Kitchener Lord Herbert: British Major.

Kossuth, Lajos: Tireless campaigner for Hungarian freedom, he was the first 'foreigner' to address the U. S. Congress after Lafayette.

Kutusov Mijail Larinavich: Russian field marshal who distinguished himself in the wars against Turkey (1770-1774 and 1787-1791) and commanded (1805-1812) the Russian opposition to Napoleon.

L

Lafayette, Marquis de: French soldier and politician, he took part in the American Revolution.

Lafontaine Henri: Nobel Peace Prize 1913 Right Teacher in Brussels.

Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim: German dramaturge 1729-1781.

 

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Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

Lindbergh, Charles: American aviator who made the first solo transatlantic flight.

Lipton, Sir Thomas: British merchant and yacht racer.

Listz, Franz: Pianist and compositor.

Lloyd, Harold C: Entertainer and American silent film actor.

Lortzing Gustav Albert: German compositor 1801-1851.

M

MacArthur, Douglas: A former US Chief of Staff, he commanded the Allied Forces in the South Pacific during World War II.

Maceo Antonio: Cuban Independent leader.

Macià, Francesc: President of 'Generalitat de Catalunya'.

Machado Antonio: Spanish poet.

Martí, José Julián: Cuban writer, poet and patriot.

Marshall George C: American soldier, diplomat and politician. He served as Secretary of State from 1947-1949 and organized the European Recovery Plan most often referred to as the "Marshall Plan" for which he received the 1953 Nobel Peace Prize.

Marx Harpo: Còmic Actor, member of Marxs brothers.

Maximilià d'Austria: Mexican emperor.

Mayer, Louis B: Film producer who merged to form Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM).

Mayo, Charles (fill): One of the brothers who began the world-famous Mayo Clinic.

Mazzini, Giuseppe: Italian Revolutionary and politician.

McKinley, William: The 25th President of the United States (1897-1901).

Mendès-France Pierre: French Prime Minister.

Meyebeer, Giacomo: Compositor.

Michelson, Albert A: The first American scientist to win a Nobel Prize (1907).

Mitchell, Edgar D: US Astronaut who flew on the Apollo 14 mission.

Mix, Tom: Champion rodeo rider, soldier and cowboy, he stared in over 400 western films.

Monroe, James: The fifth President of the United States (1817-1825).

Montagú John de: First nobleman who managed the masonry in England.

Montesquieu: French philosopher.

 

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Montesquieu

Montgolfier, Jacques Étienne: Co-developer with his brother of the first practical hot-air balloon.

Monturiol, Narcís: Catalan inventor of the submarine.

Moreno Mario: Comic Mexican Actor (Cantinflas).

Moulin Jean: Hero of French Resistance.

Mozart, Leopold: Father of Wolfgang, concert performer, violinist i compositor.

Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Austrian composer considered among the greatest and most prolific composers in history. Of his more than 600 compositions, the finest works, including his last three symphonies (1788) and the operas Don Giovanni (1787) and The Magic Flute (1791), were written in the last five years of his short life.

 

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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Murat, Joachim: Napoleon's Marshall.

Murphy, Audie: Most decorated American Soldier of WWII and actor.

N

Naismith, James: Canadian-born American sports educator who invented the game of basketball.

Ney Michel: Napoleon's Marshall, Duke of Elchinen, Prince of Moskwa.

Newton Isaac: British scientist.

O

Ossietzky Carl von: German writer, Nobel Peace Prize 1935.

Ostwald Wilhelm: Chemistry Nobel Prize 1909.

P

Peary, Robert Edwin: First man to reach the North Pole (1909).

Pere I: Brazilian Emperor.

Pershing, John J: American Army General who led the American Expeditionary Forces in Europe during World War I.

Pí i Margall Francesc: Catalan President of first Spanish Republic.

Pippen Scottie: North American basket player NBA.

Polk, James Knox: The 11th President of the United States (1845-1849).

Pope, Alexander: Writer.

Pratt Hugo: Draughtsman.

Prim Joan: Catalan politician and military.

Pushkin, Aleksandre: Famous Russian poet and author who, among other works, wrote "Boris Godunov".

 

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Aleksandre Pushkin

Q

Quasimodo Salvatore: Nobel Literature Prize.

R

Rabin Yitzhak: Israeli an Prime Minister, murdered 1995.

Ramón y Cajal Santiago: Nobel Medicine Prize.

Rathenau Walter: German politician President of Cia AEG 1864-1922.

Reagan, Ronald: Fortieth President of United States of America (1981-1989).

Richet Charles: French physician, physiologist and metaphysician, he was the co-discoverer of the medical phenomenon which he named anaphylaxis and in 1913 received the Nobel Prize for physiology.

Rizal, José: "The George Washington of the Philippines" who was a patriot, poet, novelist, physician, and active Mason.

Robinson, Sugar Ray: American prizefighter and six time world champion.

Roosevelt, Franklin D: Governor of New York and 32nd President of the United States (1933-1945).

Roosevelt, Theodore: Hero of the Spanish-American War, Governor of New York, Vice President and when President (and Mason) William McKinley was assassinated; he became the 26th President of the United States. Winner of the Nobel peace prize (1901-1909).

Rothschild Natham Meyer: Magnate & financier.

Rouget de Lisle: Author of 'Marsellesa'.

S

Sagasta Mateo Práxedes: Spanish politician.

Salmeron Nicolás: President of first Spanish Republic.

Salten, Felix: Creator of "Bambi".

San Martin, José de: Peru libertarian.

Satie Erick: Music francès.

Sorolla Joaquim: Spanish painter.

Savalas Telly: North American actor (Kojak).

Schiller, (Johann Chirstoph) Friedrich von: German poet & dramatist.

Scott, Robert Falcon: English explorer.

Scott, Sir Walter: Writer.

Shackleton, Sir Ernest: English explorer.

Sibelius, Jean: Finnish composer.

Sousa, John Philip: U.S. Marine Band leader from 1880 - 1892, he wrote numerous marches including the US's 'national march', "The Stars and Stripes Forever".

Stresemann Gustav: Prime Minister of Weimar Republic 1878-1929.

Sullivan, Sir Arthur: British compositor.

Swift, Jonathan: Clergyman and satirist, he wrote Gulliver's Travels.

T

Taft, William Howard: Civil governor of the Philippines, Secretary of War, Chief Justice of the US Supreme Court and twenty-seventh President of the U.S (1909-1913).

Thomas, Lowell: American radio commentator during both World Wars and brought Lawrence of Arabia to public notice.

Tirpitz, Alfred von: German Naval Official.

Truman, Harry S: 33th President of the United States of America (1945-1953).

Twain Mark: North American writer.

V

Victor Manuel II: King of Italy.

Victor Manuel III: King of Italy.

Voltaire (François Marie Arouet): French Enlightenment essayist and philosopher.

 

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François Marie Arouet Voltaire

W

Wallace, Lewis: American military leader and writer. His novel, "Ben Hur: A Tale of the Christ" won him a nationwide reputation.

Warner, Jack: One of the brothers who created the American motion-picture production company known as Warner Brothers.

Washington, George: As the first President of the United States, his leadership was crucial to establishing the 'tone' for the United States (1789-1797).

 

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George Washington

Watson, Thomas John: American inventor and businessman who was President and Chairman of International Business Machines (IBM) from 1914-1956.

Wayne, John: "The Duke" - One of the most popular actors of recent years.

Wellincton Duke of: British military Napoleon winner on the Battle of Waterloo.

Wharton Felip de: Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of England and founder of the first Lodge in Spain.

Whiteman, Paul: American conductor who introduced symphonic jazz to a general audience and became known affectionately as the "King of Jazz". He commissioned Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue".

Wieland C.M: German writer 1733-1813.

Wilde, Oscar: British dramaturge and novelist.


Last update: 31 / March / 2015