Famous People Named Samuel
Take a look at famous people named Samuel, such as Samuel Johnson, Samuel Waksal, and Samuel P. Huntington.
Inventor / 1814 - 1862
Samuel Colt was an inventor and industrialist who created the revolver—most notably the .45-calibre Peacemaker model, introduced in 1873—and paved the way for the interchangeable parts system of manufacturing.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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profile name: Samuel de Champlain profile occupation: Explorer, Diplomat
profile id: 9176129
profile name: Samuel Adams profile occupation: Political Leader
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profile name: Sam Houston profile occupation: Lawyer, Military Leader, Governor
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profile name: Samuel L. Jackson profile occupation: Film Actor
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profile name: Samuel Colt profile occupation: Inventor
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profile name: Samuel Taylor Coleridge profile occupation: Philosopher, Literary Critic, Poet
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