List of Légion d'honneur recipients by name


List of Légion d'honneur recipients by name

The following is a List of Légion d'honneur recipients by name. The Légion d'honneur is the highest order of France.

Combined list of recipients (by last name):

A

* Nils Waltersen Aasen
* Louise Abbéma
* Alfred Agache (painter)
* Akihito, Emperor of Japan
* Ekrem Akurgal
* Pierre Albaladejo
* Harold Alexander, 1st Earl Alexander of Tunis
* Henry Allingham
* Auguste Jean Ameil
* Dimitri Amilakhvari
* Jacques Ancel
* Władysław Anders
* Alfred Anderson
* Colonel (later Brigadier General) AT Anderson
* Constantine Andreou
* Charles Paget, 6th Marquess of Anglesey
* Albert Anker
* Jacques Anquetil
* Geoffrey Arbuthnot
* Denys Arcand
* Elizabeth Arden
*Dombasle Arielle (1953-), French actress, singer, producer
* Edwin Howard Armstrong
* Szymon Askenazy
* Olivar Asselin
* Celal Atik
* Vera Atkins
* Pierre Augereau
* Jacqueline Auriol
* Charles Aznavour

B

* Victor Babes
* John Tremayne Babington
* Amitabh Bachchan - India
* Louis Bachelier
* Absalom Baird
* Josephine Baker
* Albert Ball
* Raffaello de Banfield
* François Barbé-Marbois
* Van T. Barfoot
* George Barnett
* Denis Barois
* Charles Barrois
* Jeanne Julia Bartet
* Maryse Bastié
* Pierre-Dominique Bazaine (1786-1838) French Mathematician and Engineer
* Pierre-Dominique (Adolphe) Bazaine (1809-1893) French Railway Engineer
* Francois Achille Bazaine (1811-1888) Marshal of France
* George Albert Bazaine-Hayter (1843-1914) French General
* Paul Bazelaire
* Gérald Beaudoin
* Roger Beaufrand
* Thomas Beecham
* Azouz Begag
* Alexander Graham Bell
* Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee Vice President At-Large of The Washington Post
* Jean-Paul Belmondo
* Guillermo B. Belt (1906 - 1989), Cuban Diplomat.
* Józef Bem
* Jean-Joseph Benjamin-Constant
* Jean Béraud
* Henri Bergson
* Louis Bernacchi
* Sarah Bernhardt
* Pier Luigi Bersani
* Louis Alexandre Berthier
* Pierre Berthier
* Roberte Ponsonby, Countess of Bessborough
* Jean-Baptiste Bessières
* Ramón Emeterio Betances (1827–1898), Puerto Rican medical doctor, political leader and diplomat
* Íngrid Betancourt
* André Bettencourt
* Jacques Claude Beugnot
* Marthe Bibesco
* Marcel Bigeard
* Kenneth W. Bilby
* Carl Bildt
* Wilfred Bion
* Sir Robert Bird, 2nd Baronet
* George Christopher Molesworth Birdwood
* Billy Bishop
* Harry Gore Bishop
* George G. Blackburn
* Tasker H. Bliss
* Denise Bloch
* Marc Boegner
* Jean-Bédel Bokassa
* Bono
* Jorge Luis Borges
* Frank Borland
* Wladyslaw Bortnowski
* Alfred Bossom, Baron Bossom
* Lucien Bouchard
* Georges Ernest Boulanger
* Pierre Boulle
* Frank Henry Bowater
* Tadeusz Boy-Żeleński
* Charles Boyer
* Ali Bozer
* Olga Boznańska
* Lloyd Samuel Breadner
* Francis Charles Bridgeman Bridgeman
* Louis de Broglie
* Louis Bromfield
* Robert S. Brookings
* Romaine Brooks
* Margaret Brown
* John Bruce-Lockhart
* Angelique Brulon
* Gabriel Brunet de Sairigné
* Michael Bruxner
* Théophile Marie Brébant
* Frank Buckles
* Eugene Bullard
* Omar Bundy
* Robert Busnel
* Stephen Butcher (Royal Marine)
* Myles Byrne

C

* Alphonse de Cailleux
*René Caillié, French explorer.
* Italo Calvino (1923-1985), Italian author.
* Patrick de Cambourg
* Francis Cammaerts (1916-2006), British SOE operative during World War II.
*Jacques Camou (1792-1868), French general.
* Maxime Du Camp (1822-1894), French writer and photographer.
* Gordon Campbell (1886-1953), British Admiral.
* James Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan
* Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
* Erskine Nicolson, 3rd Baron Carnock
* Alexis Carrel
* Madeleine Carroll
* Henry H. Carter
* Mary Cassatt
* Noël Édouard, vicomte de Curières de Castelnau
* Frederick Walker Castle
* Clifton B. Cates
* Albertus W. Catlin
* Marcel Caux
* Nicolae Ceausescu
* Cedric Prakash
* Ivica Ceresnjes
* Clifford Chadderton
* Alexandre-Emile Béguyer de Chancourtois
* Jean-Antoine Chaptal
* Martin Charteris, Baron Charteris of Amisfield
* Alexander Chavchavadze
* Ferdinand J. Chesarek
* Gabriel Chevallier
* Julia Child
* Dezydery Chlapowski
* Józef Chlopicki
* Winston Churchill
* Michel Ciment
* Wesley Clark
* Pierre Clostermann
* Jacqueline Cochran
* Jean Cocteau
* Colette
* Jean-Philippe Collard
* Eileen Collins
* J. Lawton Collins
* Sean Connery
* Cyril Connolly
* Charles H. Coolidge
* Julian Coolidge
* Corneliu Coposu
* William Corbet
* Charles H. Corlett
* Doina Cornea
* Pierre Auguste Cot
* Georges Courteline
* Jacques-Yves Cousteau
* Edgar William Cox
* Paul Coze
* James Crafts
* Austen Crehore
* Kenneth Cummins
* Andrew Cunningham, 1st Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope
* Ivan Curkovic
* Arthur Currie
* Walerian Czuma

D

* Stefan Dąb-Biernacki
* Jan Henryk Dąbrowski
* Salvador Dalí
*Ahmad Hasan Dani (1920-) - Pakistani archaeologist
* Barney Danson
*Robert Darnton (1939-) - American cultural historian
* Raymond Daudel
* Paul Davenport
* Athanase David
* Michel David-Weill
* Michael S. Davison
* Louis-Nicolas Davout
* Alma de Bretteville Spreckels
* Clara Longworth de Chambrun
* George W. Deckard (1896-2001) USA World War I Veteran for service in France
* André Debry
*Reza Deghati (1952-), Iranian photojournalist.
* Simone Del Duca
* Cino Del Duca
* Léon Delagrange
* Sonia Delaunay
* Eugène Deloncle
* Gérard Depardieu
* William E. DePuy
* Louis Dewis
* Harry DeWolf
* Joseph T. Dickman
* Laure Diebold
* Céline Dion
* Jacques Diouf
* Do Cao Tri
* Douglas Dodds-Parker
* Arnold Dolmetsch
* Kees van Dongen
* William Joseph Donovan (1883-1959) USA World War I for service in France
* Gustave Doret
* Kirk Douglas
* Henry Doulton
* Wayne A. Downing
* Alfred Dreyfus
* Gustave Duchesne de Bellecourt
* Francis P. Duffy
* Alexandre Dumas, fils
* Jules Dumont d'Urville
* Richard Saunders Dundas
*John Dunmore (1923-) - New Zealand historian
* Anny Duperey
* Charles François Dupuis
* Marcel Déat
*Durga Charan Rakshit - India

E

* Ira C. Eaker
*Clint Eastwood (1930-)
* Shirin Ebadi
* Félix Éboué
* Albert Edelfelt
* Clarence Ransom Edwards
* Dwight D. Eisenhower
* Duke Ellington
* Birger Eriksen
* Rémi Joseph Isidore Exelmans
* Léopold Eyharts

F

* Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
* František Fajtl
* Henry Farman
* Horace Farquhar, 1st Earl Farquhar
* Charles S. Farnsworth
* Faucher de Saint-Maurice
* Logan Feland
* Francis Worgan Festing
* David Feuerwerker
* Art Fiala
* Alfred Finnigan
* Eugène Fiset
* Hamilton Fish III
* Robert John Fleming
* Maurice Floquet
* Brian Flowers, Baron Flowers
* Ferdinand Foch
* René Fonck
* Just Fontaine
* George Forbes (scientist)
* Glenn Ford
* Victor Fortune
* Tsuguharu Foujita
* Maximilien Sebastien Foy
* Abraham Foxman
* Français of Nantes
* Auguste Franchomme
* Aleksander Fredro
* Paul L. Freeman, Jr.

G

* Gabby Gabreski
* Akseli Gallen-Kallela
* Valentino Garavani
* Gabriel García Márquez
* Timothy Garden, Baron Garden
* Jean-Claude Gaudin
* James M. Gavin
* Hobart R. Gay
* George Reginald Geary
* Jacob Casson Geiger
* Étienne Maurice Gérard
* Alain Gerbault
* Paul Gérin-Lajoie
* Leonard T. Gerow
* Josephine deGersdorff
* Gilberto Gil
* Guy Gilbert
* Virginia Gildersleeve
* Pierre Gilliard
* Gladwyn Jebb, 1st Baron Gladwyn
* Lady Feodora Gleichen
* Jane Goodall
* Allan Goodman
*Nadine Gordimer (1923-), South African novelist and writer
* Amédée Gordini
* Pete Goss
* Théodore Gosselin
* Henri Gouhier
* Bill Graham
* Arthur Forbes, 9th Earl of Granard
* David E. Grange, Jr.
* Ulysses S. Grant III
* Jules Gravereaux
* Cary Travers Grayson
* John Campbell Greenway
* Henri Grégoire
* Joseph-Ernest Grégoire
* Earle Davis Gregory
* Robert Gregory
* Jean Grelaud
* James Grierson
* Stanislaw Grzmot-Skotnicki
* Jean-Marie Guéhenno
* Michel Guérard
* Jose Gustavo Guerrero (1876-1958), Salvadoran lawyer, First President of The International Court of Justice in Holland
* Gordon Guggisberg
* Sacha Guitry
* Ara Güler
* Björn Gunnlaugsson

H

* Haakon VII of Norway
* Oskar Halecki
* Arthur Halestrap
* Alphonse Halimi
* Józef Haller de Hallenburg
*
* Lionel Halsey
* Edward Hamilton (officer)
* Alexander Hamilton-Gordon (1859-1939)
* Thomas T. Handy
* Hector Hanoteau
* Moses Hardy
* David A. Harris
* Arthur A. Hartman
* John F. "Jack" Hasey
* Ahmad Y Hassan
* Baron Haussmann
* Jean-Joseph Ange d'Hautpoul
* Michael Heidelberger
* Paul César Helleu
* Ray Henault
* Edward Henry
* Daniel Hernández (painter)
*Mahmoud Hesabi (1903-1992), Iranian scientist awarded the Legion in 1957 for his achievements.
* H. Kent Hewitt
* Gustave-Adolphe Hirn
* Lewis Hodges
* Frans van der Hoff
* Lucius Roy Holbrook
* Wilhelmina Holladay
* Bruce K. Holloway
* James L. Holloway III
*Robert R Holmes (1916-) for service in France during WW II
* Hans Reidar Holtermann
* Angus Houston
* Clark Howell
* Clarence R. Huebner
* Tom Hughes
* Victor Hugo
* Husain Bey, Crown Prince of Tunisia
* James Hutchison (British politician)
* Robert Hutchison, 1st Baron Hutchison of Montrose
* Joris-Karl Huysmans

I

* Jean Ichbiah
* René Iché
* Im Kwon-taek
* Toomas Hendrik Ilves
* Edmund Ironside, 1st Baron Ironside

J

* Jean Michel Jarre
* George Jellicoe, 2nd Earl Jellicoe
* Jean Jérome
* Jin Yong
* Joseph Joffre
* Johnnie Johnson (RAF officer)
* Leon W. Johnson
* Johnson, Percy Victor (1899 - 2003) for service in France during WW1
* Pierre Joliot
* Serge Joyal
* Mychal F. Judge

K

* Jean-Pierre Kahane
* Feridun Karakaya
* Juhani Kaskeala
* Aki Kaurismäki
* Tevfik Remzi Kazancıgil, Turkish physician and Professor in Medicine, received the Légion d'honneur on September 14, 1954 [ [http://tarihtebugun.gen.tr/index.asp?a=9 Tarihte Bugün (Today in History)] ]
* Frank B. Kellogg
* Gene Kelly
* Raymond W. Kelly
* Yasar Kemal
* Raymond Kendall
*Abbas Kiarostami (1940-), Iranian film director, screenwriter, and film producer.
* Philippe Kieffer
* Jean-Claude Killy
* Ernest King
* Julian Klaczko
* Franciszek Kleeberg
* Matti Klinge
* Dorothea Klumpke
* Karol Kniaziewicz
* Edmund Knoll-Kownacki
* William A. Knowlton
* Maurice Koechlin
* Wladyslaw Konopczynski
* Raymond Kopa
* Wojciech Kossak
* Lansana Kouyaté
* Jan Kozietulski
*Jacek Kuroń (1934-2004), Polish historian
*Akira Kurosawa (1910-1998) Japanese film director, producer & screenwriter
* Yevhen Kushnaryov
* Stanislaw Kutrzeba

L

* Marcel L'Herbier
* John LaFarge
* René Lacoste
* Joseph-Clovis-Kemner Laflamme
* Léo Richer Laflèche
* Frank Purdy Lahm
* Charles Laking
* Charles Lallemand
* Gustave Lanctot
* Bernard Landry
* Edgard de Larminat
* T. E. Lawrence
* Harold Lawton
* Henrik Lax
* Félix Leclerc
* Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque
* Paul Legentilhomme
* James Gordon Legge
* Jean-Marie Lehn
* Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton
* John A. Lejeune
* Curtis LeMay
* Lyman Lemnitzer
* Aimé Lepercq
* Victor Levasseur (général)
* René Lévesque
* Claude Lévi-Strauss
* Levon Sayan
* Jerry Lewis
* William Leymergie
* Hunter Liggett
* Charles Lindbergh
* Paavo Lipponen
* Jack Lockett
* William Edmond Logan
* Leonard Lomell
* Pierre Lorillard IV
* Jim Lovell
* Simon Fraser, 15th Lord Lovat
* Cecil Lowther
* David Lynch
* Léonard-Léopold Forgemol de Bostquénard

M

* Douglas MacArthur, American general
* Ian MacGregor (1912-1998), Scottish-American metallurgist and industrialist
* Frederick William MacMonnies
* Franciszek Macharski
* Nevil Macready
* Stanisław Maczek
* Norman Mailer, American author
* Claude François de Malet
* Laure Manaudou
* Benoît Mandelbrot
* Édouard Manet (1832-1883), French painter awarded the Legion in 1881.
* Mangkra Souvannaphouma
* Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim
* Alexander Mantashev
* Sir Frederick Mappin, 1st Baronet
* Marcel Marceau
* Peyton C. March
* André Marchal
* Anna Marly
* Auguste de Marmont
* Jacques Maroger
* Albert Marshall
* George Marshall
* Richard Marshall (American general)
* Gregory S. Martin
* Charles Marx
* André Masséna
* Mateja Matevski
* Jan Matejko
* Olivier Elzéar Mathieu
* Ginette Mathiot
* Amélie Mauresmo, French tennis champion
* François Mauriac
* Daniel Maximin
* Peter Mayle
* Paddy Mayne
* John P. McConnell
* Cyrus McCormick
* James "Earthquake McGoon" McGovern Jr.
* Lesley J. McNair
* Joseph T. McNarney
* Étienne Méhul
* Georges Méliès
* Antoine Brutus Menier
* Henri Menier
* Emile-Justin Menier
* Honoré Mercier
* Philippe-Antoine Merlin de Douai
* Luc-Olivier Merson
* Olivier Messiaen
* Paul Métivier
* André Meyer
* Joseph François Michaud
* Édouard Jean Baptiste Milhaud
* Niko Miljanić
* George Millar
* Franklin Miller
* Nancy Mitford
* Mizan Zainal Abidin, Sultan of Terengganu and current Yang Di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia
* Luc Montagnier
* Prosper Montagné
* Jean-Pierre, Count of Montalivet
* Philippe de Montebello
* Raymond Monvoisin
* James Moore (cyclist)
* Charles Antoine Morand
* Justin Bonaventure Morard de Galles
* Émilienne Moreau-Evrard
* Daniel Morelon
* Michèle Morgan
* Akio Morita
* Vincent de Moro-Giafferi
* Leslie Morshead
* John Murray (soldier)
* James Mortimer
* Serge Moscovici
* Paul Mounet
* Gerard Muirhead-Gould
* Audie Murphy (1925-1971), American war hero, actor, songwriter
* Alfred de Musset (1810-1857), French dramatist, poet, novelist

N

* Zdzislaw Najder
* Juan-David Nasio
* Martin Dunbar-Nasmith
* Klaus Naumann
*Shahram Nazeri (1950-), Iranian musician and singer awarded the Legion in 2007.
* Philip Neame
* Wendell Cushing Neville
* Simon Newcomb
* Michel Ney
* Prince Nicholas of Romania
* Anna de Noailles
* Philippe Noiret
* Lauris Norstad
* Claude Nahon

O

* Brian O'Connell
* Richard O'Connor
* Christophe-Philippe Oberkampf
* François-Joseph d'Offenstein
* Olav V of Norway
* Joseph Francis Olliffe
* Mathieu Orfila
* Philippe Antoine d'Ornano
* Sherard Osborn
* Władysław Ostrowski
* Terence Otway

P

* John Painter
* Boris Pahor
*Maurice Papon (1910-2007), awarded the Legion in 1961, convicted for crimes against humanity in 1998-99 for his role during Vichy and consequently dismissed from the order on November 18, 1999
* Jacques Parizeau
* Robert M. Parker, Jr.
* Earle E. Partridge
* Louis Pasteur
* Harry Patch
* George S. Patton
* Luciano Pavarotti
* George Pearce
* Malik Peiris, Hong Kong doctor/professor
* John Lysaght Pennefather
* Jacques Perfettini
* Catherine-Dominique de Pérignon
* František Peřina
* Joseph-Xavier Perrault
* Jean Baptiste Perrin
* Philippe Perrin
* John J. Pershing
* Zinovy Peshkov
* Philippe Paul, comte de Ségur
* Frank Pickersgill
* François-Édouard Picot
* Abbé Pierre
* Desmond Piers
* Józef Pilsudski
* Harold Pinter
* Tadeusz Piskor
* Michel Platini
* Georges René Le Peley de Pléville
* James H. Polk
* Elena Poniatowska
* Józef Antoni Poniatowski
* Lily Pons
*Elvira Popescu (1894-1993), Romanian-born French actress
* Paolo Portoghesi
* Marjorie Merriweather Post
* Stanisław Kostka Potocki
* Colin Powell
* Ignacy Pradzynski
* Alain Prost
* Denys Puech

Q

* Edgar Quinet
* Lt. Gen. William Wilson "Buffalo Bill" Quinn, American General

R

* Edson Raff
* Rainier III, Prince of Monaco
* Joseph Ralston
* Fidel V. Ramos
* Bertram Ramsay
* Axel Rappe (born 1838)
* Satyajit Ray
* William Hoey Kearney Redmond
* Pierre-Joseph Redouté
* Gordon Michael Reeves
* William Edward Moyses Reilly
* Jean Rémy
* Ernest Renan
* Rosalie Rendu
*Géraud Réveilhac (1851-1937), Général de division of World War I, Grand Officier of the Légion d'honneur
* Robert C. Richardson, Jr.
*René Riffaud (1898-2007), Tunisian veteran of World War I
* Antoine Rigaudeau
* William Roberts (veteran)
* Thomas B. Robinson
* Yves Rocard
* David Rockefeller
* John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
* Henryk Rodakowski
* Auguste Rodin
* George Rodocanachi
* Pierre Louis Roederer
* Felix Rohatyn
* Paul Rohmer
*Manfred Rommel (1928-), German politician
* Maurice Rose
* Charles Rosenthal
* Marie-Thérèse Rossel
* Gioachino Rossini
* Claudia Roth
* Alphonse James de Rothschild
* Alfred de Rothschild
* James Mayer de Rothschild
* Marie-Hélène de Rothschild
* Joseph Rovan
* Stefan Rowecki
* James Earl Rudder
* Sir Edward Ruggles-Brise, 1st Baronet
* Bruce Ruxton
* Edward Rydz-Śmigły
* Louis Renault

* Sakip Sabanci
* Pari Saberi (1932-), Iranian drama and theatre director, awarded this in 2004.
* Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo
* Eustachy Erazm Sanguszko
* Pura Santillan-Castrence
* Karine Saporta
* Nicolas Sarkozy
* Jalal Sattari (?-), Iranian Iranologist, mythologist, writer and translator.
* Satyajit Ray, prominent film maker and artist from India. Mr. Ray was also awarded the Oscar as a Life Time Achievement Award by the Academy of Motion Pictures, USA.
* Jérôme Savary
* Paolo Scaroni
* Ary Scheffer
* Dominique Schnapper
* Eugène Schneider
* Pierre Schneiter
* Martin Scorsese
* Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta
* Edgar Sengier
* Mohammad-Ali Sepanlou (1941-), Iranian writer and literary figure.
* Andrzej Seweryn
* Henryk Siemiradzki
* Henryk Sienkiewicz
* Władysław Sikorski
* Jan Zygmunt Skrzynecki
* Edward David Smout
* Jan Smuts
* Thomas D'Oyly Snow
* Jacob Söderman
* Michał Sokolnicki (1760-1816), Polish general
* Józef Sowinski
* Carl Andrew Spaatz
* John Strange Spencer-Churchill
* Lord Ivor Spencer-Churchill
* Steven Spielberg, American film director/producer
* Waclaw Stachiewicz
* Milan Rastislav Štefánik
* Johannes Steinhoff
* Ninian Stephen
* Anthony Coningham Sterling
* Joseph Stilwell
* Sharon Stone, American actress
* Bill Stone
* Julius Streicher, German National Socialist, publisher of the Nazi newspaper "Der Stürmer". He received the award 1939 before the war started.
* Barbra Streisand
* Doveton Sturdee
* Jacques Gervais, baron Subervie
* Evelyne Sullerot
* Stevan Šupljikac
* Léopold Survage
* Nikolai Sverchkov
* Stefan Szlaszewski

T

* Éric Tabarly
* Tapani Erling
* Louis-Alexandre Taschereau
* François Tavenas
* Maxwell D. Taylor
* Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
* Nüvit Tekül, Prof. Dr. (1921-2005), Turkish Professor of Medicine, awarded the Legion (Insigne du Chevalier) in 1982
* Charles Tellier
* Iran Teymourtash
* Maurice Thevenet
* Kristin Scott Thomas
* Harold Warris Thompson
* Sir Henry Worth Thornton, also awarded Distinguished Service Medal and Order of Leopold (Belgium)
* Germaine Tillion
* Alexis de Tocqueville
* Jean Todt
* Edward Tomkins
* Mira Trailovic
* Catherine Trautmann
* Constant Troyon
* Louis W. Truman
* Lap-Chee Tsui
* Adélard Turgeon
* Desmond Tutu
* Nathan Farragut Twining

U

* Józef Unrug
* Arturo Uslar Pietri

V

* Tony Vaccaro, U.S. war photographer, in 1994.
* Rose Valland
* Alexander Vallaury
* Ninette de Valois
* Joost van Vollenhoven
* Hoyt Vandenberg
* Cornelius Vanderbilt III
* George Vari
* Vincent-Marie Viénot, comte de Vaublanc
* Jules Verne
* Ben Verwaayen
* Jehan Georges Vibert
* Galina Vishnevskaya

W

* Nancy Wake
* Mark Wainberg, Leading Canadian AIDS Researcher
* Rose Warfman
* Oswald Watt
* Ben Weider
* Léon Weil
* Arnold Weinstock
* David Weisstub
* Wladyslaw Wejtko
* Arsène Wenger, Arsenal Football Club Manager (2002)
* William Westmoreland
* Maxime Weygand
* Joseph Weyland
* Edith Wharton
* Earle Wheeler
* Boleslaw Wieniawa-Dlugoszowski
*Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor and author, Nobel Laureate (2000)
* Simon Wiesenthal
* Arthur Knyvet Wilson
* Henry Hughes Wilson
* Jean-Pierre Wimille
* Edwin B. Winans (U.S. Army general)
* Evelyn Wood (British army officer)
* Klaus Wowereit
* Reinhold Würth

X

* (none listed)

Y

* Michelle Yeoh
* Alvin York
* Mark Young (British revolutionary)
* William Young (veteran)

Z

* Giuliano Zaccardelli
* Józef Zajączek
* Zygmunt Zaleski
* Lucjan Zeligowski
* Zinedine Zidane
* Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr.


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