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Some Famous People with the surname of Harvey

Wikipedia William Harvey (1 April 1578 ? 3 June 1657) was an English physician who was the first to describe correctly and in exact detail the systemic circulation and properties of blood being pumped around the body by the heart.
Wikipedia Polly Jean Harvey (born 9 October 1969) is an English musician and singer-songwriter.
Wikipedia Alex Harvey (5 February 1935 - 4 February 1982) was a Scottish rock and roll recording artist.
Wikipedia Brian Harvey (born Brian Lee Harvey, 8 August 1974, Walthamstow, London, England) is an English musician and lead singer of pop band East 17.
Wikipedia Paul Harvey Aurandt (September 4, 1918 ? February 28, 2009), better known as Paul Harvey, was an American radio broadcaster for the ABC Radio Networks.
Wikipedia Douglas Norman Harvey (December 19, 1924 in Montreal, Quebec - December 26, 1989) was a star player in the National Hockey League (NHL), and is considered by many to be one of the greatest defencemen to ever play the game.
Wikipedia Broderick Steven "Steve" Harvey (born January 17, 1957) is an American actor, comedian, entertainer, and radio personality.
Wikipedia Harold Douglas Harvey (born March 13 1930 in South Gate, California) is a former umpire in Major League Baseball who worked in the National League from 1962 to 1992.
Wikipedia Frederick William Harvey (26 March 1888 ? 13 February 1957) was an English poet, known for poems composed in prisoner-of-war camps at Krefeld and G?tersloh that were sent back to England, during World War I.
Wikipedia Jack Harvey VC (24 August 1891- 15 August 1940) was a British soldier, and recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest military award for gallantry in the face of the enemy given to British and Commonwealth forces, during the First World War.
Wikipedia Norman Harvey VC (6 April 1899 ?16 February 1942) was a British soldier, and recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest military award for gallantry in the face of the enemy given to British and Commonwealth forces, during the First World War.
Wikipedia Samuel Harvey VC (17 September 1881 ? 22 September 1960) was a British soldier, and recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest military award for gallantry in the face of the enemy given to British and Commonwealth forces, during the First World War.
Wikipedia Frederick Maurice Watson Harvey VC, CBE, MC (born 1 September, 1888, Athboy, County Meath, Ireland ? died Fort Macleod, Alberta, 24 August, 1980) was an Irish Canadian rugby union player and soldier.
Wikipedia Frederick Henry Harvey (June 27 1835?February 9 1901) was an entrepreneur who developed the Harvey House lunch rooms, restaurants, souvenir shops, and hotels, which served rail passengers on the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, the Gulf Coast and Santa Fe Railway, the Kansas Pacific Railway, the St.
Wikipedia David Harvey (born 7 February 1948 in Leeds, England) was for many years the reserve goalkeeper for Leeds United during their glory era of the 1960s and 1970s and yet is more fondly remembered than the man who blocked his path for so long.
Wikipedia David Harvey (born 1935, Gillingham, Kent, England) is the Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY).
Wikipedia Kenneth Joseph Thomas Harvey (born 22 January) is a Canadian writer.
Wikipedia Sir George Harvey (February, 1806 ? 22 January 1876), Scottish painter, the son of a watchmaker, was born at St Ninians, near Stirling.
Wikipedia Paul Harvey (born 7 May 1960) is a British musician and Stuckist artist, whose work was used to promote their 2004 show at the Liverpool Biennial.
Wikipedia Ian Joseph Harvey (born 10 July 1972, Wonthaggi, Victoria, Australia) is an Australian cricketer.
Wikipedia Colin Harvey (born 16 November 1944 in Liverpool, England) is a retired English footballer who is best known for his time as a player, coach and manager with Everton.
Wikipedia Jerry Harvey (October 28, 1949 ? April 9, 1988) was an American screenwriter and film programmer, best known for his work on Z Channel, a pioneering cable station in Los Angeles from 1974 to 1989.
Wikipedia Hayward Augustus Harvey (17 January 1824 ? 28 August 1893) was an American inventor and industrialist.
Wikipedia Ann Harvey (1811?1860) was a fisher and rescuer born near the small fishing community of Isle aux Morts, Newfoundland, Canada.
Wikipedia Pierre Harvey, CM (born March 24, 1957 in Rimouski, Quebec) is a Canadian sports athlete.
Wikipedia Louis Powell Harvey (July 22, 1820 April 19, 1862) was an American politician and the seventh governor of Wisconsin.
Wikipedia Todd Harvey (born February 17, 1975 in Hamilton, Ontario) is a former professional ice hockey forward.
Wikipedia Thomas Stoltz Harvey (October 10 1912 ? April 5 2007) was a pathologist who conducted the autopsy on Albert Einstein in 1955.
Wikipedia Jonathan Harvey (born 3 May 1939 in Sutton Coldfield) is a British composer.
Wikipedia Lenford "Steve" Harvey (1975??2005) was a leader in the Jamaican HIV/AIDS community, and led several programs to assist people living with HIV/AIDS, and to promote safer-sex education and AIDS awareness in Jamaica.
Wikipedia Bryan Harvey (April 27, 1956 ? January 1, 2006) was an American musician noted for his fronting role in House of Freaks.
Wikipedia William Hope "Coin" Harvey (16 August, 1851 ? 11 February, 1936) was an American teacher, businessman, author, and politician best remembered for his views and his book on bimetallism and the health resort he built in Northwest Arkansas, Monte Ne.
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Wikipedia Jan Harvey (born 1 June 1947) is an English actress.
Wikipedia Tim Harvey (born 20 November 1961 in Farnborough, London) is a racing driver from England.
Wikipedia Janet Harvey (born March 28, 1967 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian curler.
Wikipedia Luc Harvey (born April 4, 1964 in Chicoutimi, Quebec) was a Canadian politician and the former Member of Parliament for the riding of Louis-H?bert in Quebec from 2006 to 2008.
Wikipedia Phil Harvey is an American entrepreneur, philanthropist and libertarian who over the past 30 years has set up large-scale programs that deliver subsidized contraceptives in poor countries.
Wikipedia James Madison Harvey (September 21, 1833 ? April 15, 1894) was a United States Senator from Kansas and fifth Governor of Kansas.
Wikipedia Lilian Harvey (born Lilian Helen Muriel Pape January 19, 1906 ? July 27, 1968) was a British-born German actress and singer.
Wikipedia Leslie (Les) Harvey (1945 - 3 May 1972) (brother of Alex Harvey) was a guitarist in several Scottish bands of the late 1960s and early 1970s, most notably Stone the Crows - previously known as 'Power'.
Wikipedia Archbishop James Michael Harvey (born October 20, 1949) is a Roman Catholic archbishop.
Wikipedia David Charles Harvey was born on 29 July 1946 in East Ham.
Wikipedia Miles Harvey is an American journalist and author.
Wikipedia Chris Harvey (born 1971) is a news presenter, journalist and producer for "STV News at Six" in northern Scotland.
Wikipedia Raymond Lee Harvey was an Ohio-born unemployed American drifter.
Wikipedia Kenneth Ray Harvey (born May 6, 1965 in Austin, Texas) is a former professional American football player in the National Football League.
Wikipedia Donnell Eugene Harvey (born August 26, 1980 in Shellman, Georgia) is an American professional basketball player.
Wikipedia Jordan Harvey (born January 28, 1984 in Mission Viejo, California) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer.
Wikipedia Shawn Harvey (born 2 September 1971) is a UK singer, songwriter, guitarist, multi-instrumentalist and producer.
Wikipedia Antonio Harvey (born July 6, 1970, in Pascagoula, Mississippi, USA) is a retired American professional basketball player.
Wikipedia Adam Paul Harvey (born 7 July 1984) is an English actor.
Wikipedia Admiral Sir Eliab Harvey, GCB (5 December 1758 ? 20 February 1830) was an eccentric and hot-tempered officer of the Royal Navy during the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars who was as distinguished for his gambling and dueling as for his military record.
Wikipedia John Edgar Harvey CBE (4 April 1920 ? 13 January 2008) was a British Conservative Party politician.
Wikipedia James Harvey (born 15 February 1979, in Perth, Western Australia) is an Australian professional basketball player currently playing in the NBL.
Wikipedia Richard Harvey (born September 25 1953) is a British musician and composer.
Wikipedia David Archibald Harvey (March 20, 1845 - May 24, 1916) was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Oklahoma Territory and the first person to represent Oklahoma at the federal level.
Wikipedia Jasper Harvey (born April 8, 1983 in) is an American football center for the New York Sentinels of the United Football League.
Wikipedia Leisha Teresa Harvey (born 4 April 1947) is an Australian politician.
Wikipedia Warren Harvey is a male model and body builder with the grand title of Mister England 2006.
Wikipedia Raymond Harvey (March 1, 1920 ? November 18, 1996) was a lieutenant colonel in the United States Army who served during World War II and the Korean War.
Wikipedia James "Jim" Harvey (born 2 May 1958) is a Northern Irish former footballer who is currently manager of Chester City.
Wikipedia Ross Harvey (born 25 April 1952 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian politician and former member of the Canadian House of Commons from 1988 to 1993.
Wikipedia Matthea Harvey (born September 3, 1973) is a contemporary American poet, writer and professor.
Wikipedia (Thomas) Arnold Harvey (born 17 April 1878 in Marsh's Library, Dublin, Ireland; died 25 December 1966 in Dublin) was an Irish cricketer and Rugby Union player.
Wikipedia Lieutenant-Colonel Ian Douglas Harvey RA (25 January 1914 ? 10 January 1987) was a British businessman and politician, serving as a Conservative Member of Parliament and junior Minister until his resignation in 1958.
Wikipedia Matt Harvey is a British humourist and performance poet who has published a number of books and makes regular contributions to radio broadcasts.
Wikipedia Jamie Harvey (born August 15, 1955 in Glasgow) is a Scottish darts player who plays in the Professional Darts Corporation.
Wikipedia Frederick John Charles "Buster" Harvey (April 2, 1950 ? November 25, 2007) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played 407 games in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings, Minnesota North Stars, Kansas City Scouts, and Atlanta Flames.
Wikipedia Ghislain Harvey (born May 6, 1946 in Bagotville, Quebec) was a member of the Quebec Provincial Parliament from 1973 to 1976.
Wikipedia Marvin Dwight Harvey (born 1959-10-17 in Donalsonville, Georgia) is a former American football tight end in the National Football League.
Wikipedia John Harvey (died 1775) was a legislative leader in the Province of North Carolina (colonial North Carolina) and subsequently a leader in the creation of the revolutionary movement in the province.
Wikipedia Richard Clemont Harvey (born September 11, 1966 in Pascagoula, Mississippi) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League.
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Wikipedia Ralph Harvey (August 9, 1901 - November 7, 1991) was a U.
Wikipedia James Harvey (1929-July 15, 1965) was an American commercial and fine artist who was best known as the designer of the Brillo Pad box made famous by pop artist Andy Warhol in 1964 at his "Stable Gallery Show".
Wikipedia Lynne "Angel" ("n?e" Cooper) Harvey (1916 ? May 3, 2008) was the producer for the "The Rest of the Story", and the first producer to enter the Radio Hall of Fame.
Wikipedia Harry Harvey (February 16, 1873 ? April 5, 1928) was a United States Marine who was awarded the United States highest honor, the Medal of Honor for "meritorious conduct" during the Philippine?American War.
Wikipedia William King "Bill" Harvey (September 13, 1915 in Danville, Indiana - June 1976) was a CIA officer, best known for his role in Operation Mongoose.
Wikipedia Derrick Harvey (born November 9, 1986 in Greenbelt, Maryland) is an American football defensive end for the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League.
Wikipedia Admiral Sir Henry Harvey, KB (July, 1743 ? 28 December 1810) was a long-serving officer of the British Royal Navy during the second half of the eighteenth century.
Wikipedia Major Francis John William Harvey, VC (29 April 1873 ? 31 May 1916) was an officer of the British Royal Marine Light Infantry during the First World War.
Wikipedia Captain John Harvey (9 July 1740 ? 30 June 1794) was an officer of the British Royal Navy whose death in the aftermath of the battle of the Glorious First of June where he had commanded the HMS "Brunswick" terminated a long and highly successful career and made him a celebrity in Britain, a memorial to his memory being raised in Westminster Abbey.
Wikipedia Sir Daniel Harvey (1631-1672) was a merchant and English Ambassador to the Ottoman Empire from 1668-1672.
Wikipedia Admiral Sir John Harvey, KCB (1772 ? 17 September 1837) was an officer of the British Royal Navy during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars who held numerous commands and served in several actions during his long and distinguished career.
Wikipedia Don Carlos Harvey (12 December, 1911?23 April, 1963) was an American actor.
Wikipedia Admiral Sir Edward Harvey, GCB was an officer of the Royal Navy during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars and continued in the service during the first half of the nineteenth century during which he participated in the bombardment of Acre in 1840.
Wikipedia Forrester Harvey (27 June, 1884 ? 14 December, 1945), was an Irish-born film actor.
Wikipedia Francis Harvey is a poet and playwright.
Wikipedia Bagenal Harvey (died 28 June 1798) was a lawyer and a commander of the United Irishmen in the Battle of New Ross during the 1798 Rebellion.
Wikipedia Shawn Harvey (born December 31, 1973 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American professional basketball player from Essex County Community College and West Virginia State University.
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Wikipedia Len Harvey (11 July 1907 ? 28 November 1976) was a boxer born in Stoke Climsland, Cornwall.
Wikipedia John Harvey was a Cornishman whose career started as a blacksmith and engineer at Carnhell Green near Hayle, in West Cornwall.
Wikipedia Donald Harvey (born in Butler County, Ohio in 1952) is an American serial killer who claims to have murdered 87 people.
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Wikipedia Michael Kieran Harvey (born 7 July 1961) is an Australian pianist whose career has been notable for its diversity and wide repertoire.
Wikipedia Alexander Gordon Cummins Harvey (31 December 1858 ? 6 November 1922) was a British cotton manufacturer and merchant and Liberal politician.
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Wikipedia James Britton Harvey, Jr.
Wikipedia Edmund Martin Harvey (8 September 1900 ? after 1930) was an English professional footballer who played in the Football League for Birmingham and Bradford City.
Wikipedia Rodney Michael Harvey (July 31, 1967 ? April 11, 1998) was an American actor and model.
Wikipedia Charles Harvey (1879 ? after 1908) was an English footballer who played in the Football League for Small Heath (renamed Birmingham during his time at the club).
Wikipedia Graham Harvey (born 23 April 1961 in Musselburgh) is a Scottish former association football player.
Wikipedia Richard George Harvey (born 17 April 1969 in Letchworth), is an English former football player.
Wikipedia William "Bill" Harvey (1920 ? 2002) was an English footballer, more notable as a manager than as a player, who managed Luton Town and Grimsby Town.
Wikipedia Lisa Harvey (born February 7, 1970)is a Canadian athlete, who competed for Canada in the 10,000m (10k) competition of the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
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