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Some Famous People with the surname of Meyer

Alfred MeyerWiki Dr.
Conrad Ferdinand MeyerWiki Conrad Ferdinand Meyer (October 11, 1825 ? November 28, 1898) was a poet and, as he was born in Z?rich, Switzerland, a fellow-townsman of Gottfried Keller.
Albert MeyerWiki Albert Meyer (March 13, 1870 - October 22, 1953) was a Swiss politician, editor of Neue Z?rcher Zeitung (1915-1930) and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1929-1938).
Paul MeyerWiki Marie-Paul-Hyacinthe Meyer (January 17, 1840 - September 7, 1917), was a French philologist.
Albert Gregory MeyerWiki Albert Gregory Meyer (March 9, 1903?April 9, 1965) was an American clergyman of the Roman Catholic Church.
Nicholas MeyerWiki Nicholas Meyer (born December 24, 1945 in New York City, U.
Edgar MeyerWiki Edgar Meyer (born November 24, 1960) is a prominent contemporary bassist and composer.
Dina MeyerWiki Dina Meyer is an American film and television actress, known for her roles in "Starship Troopers" and the "Saw" films.
Julius Lothar MeyerWiki Julius Lothar Meyer (August 19, 1830 - April 11, 1895) was a German chemist.
Debbie MeyerWiki Deborah ("Debbie") Elizabeth Meyer (born August 14, 1952 in Annapolis, Maryland) is a former American swimmer who won the 200m, 400m and 800m freestyle swimming events in the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City.
Breckin MeyerWiki Breckin Meyer (born May 7, 1974) is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer.
Christian Erich Hermann von MeyerWiki Christian Erich Hermann von Meyer (September 3, 1801 - April 2, 1869) was a German palaeontologist.
Eugene Isaac MeyerWiki Eugene Isaac Meyer (October 31, 1875 ? July 17, 1959) was an American financier, public official, publisher of the "Washington Post" newspaper.
John C. MeyerWiki General John Charles Meyer (1919?1975) was an American World War II flying ace, and later the commander in chief of the Strategic Air Command (SAC) and director of the Joint Strategic Target Planning Staff at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska.
Stephen C. MeyerWiki "This page is for the intelligent design advocate and Discovery Institute officer Stephen C.
Joseph MeyerWiki Joseph Meyer (May 9, 1796, Gotha, Germany - June 27, 1856, Hildburghausen, Germany) was a German industrialist and publisher.
Urban MeyerWiki Urban Meyer III (born July 10, 1964) is the head football coach of the Florida Gators football team that represents the University of Florida located in Gainesville, Florida; he previously coached the Bowling Green Falcons football team from 2001 to 2002, and the Utah Utes football team from 2003 to 2004.
Laurenz MeyerWiki Laurenz Meyer (* February 15 1948 in Salzkotten) is a German politician (Christian Democratic Union or CDU).
Anthony MeyerWiki Sir Anthony John Charles Meyer, 3rd Baronet (27 October 1920 ? 24 December 2004) was a British soldier, diplomat, and Conservative Party politician, best known for standing against Margaret Thatcher for the party leadership in 1989.
Frank MeyerWiki Frank Straus Meyer (1909?1972) was a libertarian political philosopher and co-founding editor of the "National Review" magazine.
Johan MeyerWiki Johan Meyer was a German immigrant and pioneer of the Gold Coast region.
Ray MeyerWiki Raymond Joseph Meyer (December 18 1913 ? March 17 2006) was an American men's collegiate basketball coach from Chicago, Illinois.
Frederick Brotherton MeyerWiki The Rev.
Jean-Luc De MeyerWiki Jean-Luc de Meyer (born 1957 in Brussels) is a vocalist and lyricist who is best known as the lead vocalist of innovative Belgian EBM group Front 242.
Billy MeyerWiki William Adam Meyer (January 14, 1893 ? March 31, 1957) was an American baseball player and manager.
Laurence MeyerWiki Laurence Meyer (born March 8, 1944) is an economist and was a United States Federal Reserve System governor from June 1996 to January 2002.
Adolf MeyerWiki Adolf Meyer, M.
Ernst Hermann MeyerWiki Ernst Hermann Ludimar Meyer (December 8, 1905 ? October 8, 1988) was a German composer and musicologist.
Jake MeyerWiki Jake Meyer (born 20 January 1984) was the youngest Briton to climb Mount Everest (aged 21 years 4 months).
Hannes MeyerWiki Hannes Meyer (November 18, 1889?July 19, 1954) was a Swiss architect and second director of the Bauhaus in Dessau from 1928 to 1930.
Morten Andreas MeyerWiki Morten Andreas Meyer (born 20 October 1959 in Sarpsborg) is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party.
Louis MeyerWiki Louis Meyer July 21 1904 - October 7 1995) was an American Hall of Fame race car driver best known as the first three-time winner of the Indianapolis 500.
Mary Pinchot MeyerWiki Mary Pinchot Meyer (14 October 1920, Eastern Shore of Maryland - 12 October 1964, Georgetown, Washington, D.
Heiko MeyerWiki Heiko Meyer (born December 2, 1976 in Dresden, Sachsen) is a German diver who competed in the 2000 Summer Olympics.
Joyce MeyerWiki Pauline Joyce Hutchison Meyer, more commonly known as Joyce Meyer (born on June 4, 1943) is a Charismatic Christian author and speaker.
George MeyerWiki George A.
Annie Nathan MeyerWiki Annie Nathan Meyer (February 19, 1867 ? September 23, 1951) was an American author and promoter of the higher education of women.
Freddy MeyerWiki Frederick Meyer IV (born January 4, 1981 in Sanbornville, New Hampshire) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman who currently plays for the New York Islanders of the National Hockey League.
Elisabeth MeyerWiki Elisabeth Meyer (1899 ? 1968) was a Norwegian photographer who is best known for her photojournastic work from travels through Iran and India in the 1920s and 1930s, among them early photographs of Mahatma Gandhi.
Eve MeyerWiki Eve Meyer (December 13, 1928 - March 27, 1977) was an American pin-up model, motion picture actress, and later, film producer.
Ken MeyerWiki Ken Meyer was a former football coach at the high school, collegiate and professional levels.
Noelle MeyerWiki Noelle Anne Meyer (born c.
Stephenie MeyerWiki Stephenie Meyer (n?e Morgan'"; born December 24, 1973) is an American author, known for her vampire romance series "Twilight".
Cord MeyerWiki Cord Meyer, Jr.
Manasseh MeyerWiki Sir Manasseh Meyer (1843-1930) was a British businessman and philanthropist who was a benefactor to the Jewish community in Singapore.
Adolph MeyerWiki Adolph Meyer (October 19, 1842 ? March 8, 1908) was a member of the U.
Danny MeyerWiki Daniel "Danny" Meyer (b.
Edward C. MeyerWiki Edward Charles "Shy" Meyer (born December 11, 1928) was a United States Army general and Chief of Staff of the U.
Dutch MeyerWiki Leo R.
Louis B. MeyerWiki Louis B.
Loren MeyerWiki Loren Henry Meyer (born December 30, 1972 in Emmetsburg, Iowa) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Dallas Mavericks in the 1st round (24th overall) of the 1995 NBA Draft.
Erik MeyerWiki Erik Meyer (born December 28, 1982, in La Mirada, California) is a professional Canadian football quarterback who is currently a free agent.
Bob MeyerWiki Robert Bernard Meyer (born August 4, 1939, in Toledo, Ohio) is a former professional baseball pitcher.
Eric K. MeyerWiki Eric K.
Dan MeyerWiki Daniel Livingston Meyer (born July 3, 1981 in Woodbury, New Jersey) is a left-handed Major League Baseball pitcher for the Florida Marlins.
Dan MeyerWiki Daniel Thomas Meyer (born August 3, 1952 in Hamilton, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball player.
Torben MeyerWiki Torben Emil Meyer (1 December 1884 ? 22 May 1975) was a Danish character actor who appeared in over 190 films in a 55 year career.
Florence MeyerWiki Florence Meyer Homolka (1911 - 1962) was a successful portrait photographer and socialite.
Eduard MeyerWiki He was also a contributor to the "Encyclopaedia Biblica" (1903).
William MeyerWiki William Meyer (June 22, 1863 ? September 6, 1926) was a United States Navy sailor and a recipient of America's highest military decoration?the Medal of Honor?for his actions in the Battle of Cienfuegos during the Spanish-American War.
Barrie MeyerWiki Barrie John Meyer (born 21 August 1932) in Bournemouth is a former English footballer and cricketer, and later a cricket umpire.
Zeke MeyerWiki Herbert Ernest "Zeke" Meyer (11 March 1892 Providence, Rhode Island ? 27 April 1962 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an American racecar driver.
Wayne E. MeyerWiki Rear Admiral Wayne E.
L. D. MeyerWiki Lambert Dalton "Little Dutch" Meyer (October 7, 1915 - January 19, 2003) was college football player and baseball manager, as well as the nephew of the famous and similarly named Texas Christian University football coach Leo "Dutch" Meyer.
Roelf MeyerWiki Roelof Petrus (Roelf) Meyer, born in Port Elizabeth on 16 July 1947 as the son of a farmer, is a South African politician and businessman.
Edward MeyerWiki Edward Meyer is an American politician.
Hans MeyerWiki Hans Heinrich Josef Meyer (March 22, 1858 -- July 5, 1929) was a German geographer from Hildburghausen, who was the son of publisher Herrmann Julius Meyer (1826-1909).
Travis MeyerWiki Travis Meyer is chief meteorologist at the Tulsa News Station KOTV, Channel 6.
Jan MeyerWiki Jan Meyer (1927?1995) was a Dutch painter.
Florian MeyerWiki Florian Meyer (born November 21, 1968 in Braunschweig), is a German football referee.
Christian MeyerWiki Christian Meyer (born December 12, 1969 in Freiburg) is a retired track cyclist from Germany, who won the gold medal for his native country in the men's team time trial (100 km) at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.
Jack MeyerWiki John Robert "Jack" Meyer (March 23, 1932 - March 9, 1967) is a former professional baseball player.
John Ambrose MeyerWiki John Ambrose Meyer (May 15, 1899 - October 2, 1969) was a U.
David MeyerWiki David Meyer (born 24 July 1947) is an English actor.
Anthony MeyerWiki Anthony "Tony" Meyer (born 24 July 1947) is a retired English actor of the 1970s and 1980s.
Dennis MeyerWiki John Dennis Meyer (born April 8, 1950, in Jefferson City, Missouri) is a former professional American football defensive lineman and coach.
Henry MeyerWiki Henry Meyer (1840-1925) was a poet originally from Brush Valley (Centre County), Pennsylvania.
Monika MeyerWiki Monika Meyer (born 23 June 1972 in Berlin) is a retired German football striker.
Alejandra MeyerWiki Martha Alejandra Meyer (February 26, 1937 ? November 7, 2007) was a Mexican telenovela actress.
Jack MeyerWiki Rollo John Oliver Meyer (15 March 1905 ? 9 March 1991), known generally as "Jack Meyer" and at Millfield, mainly as "Boss", was an English educationalist who founded Millfield School in Somerset; he was also an all-round sportsman who played cricket at first-class level in England and in India.
Adolf de MeyerWiki Adolf de Meyer (1 September 1868 - 6 January 1949) was a Paris born photographer who became world famous for his elegant photographic portraits of famous people.
Krzysztof MeyerWiki Krzysztof Meyer (born August 11, 1943 in Cracow, Poland) is a Polish composer.
August MeyerWiki August R.
Arthur MeyerWiki Arthur Meyer (1850?1922) was a German botanist, cell biologist, and pharmacognosist.
Frank A. MeyerWiki Frank A.
George MeyerWiki George Meyer (born in Chicago, Illinois) is an American former soccer coach who had two brief tenures as head coach of the United States men's national soccer team, in 1957 and 1965.
Richard MeyerWiki Richard Ernst Meyer (23 March 1919 ? 16 January 2008) was a mathematician and engineer.
Rudolph Wilhelm MeyerWiki Rudolph Wilhelm Meyer was born on April 2, 1826 to Rudolph Heinrich Meyer and Christine Ludewike Sengevald.
Bob MeyerWiki Robert Kenneth "Bob" Meyer (27 May 1932 - 6 May 2009) was a logician and Professor Emeritus at the Australian National University.
Heyneke MeyerWiki Heyneke Meyer (born October 6, 1967 in Nelspruit, South Africa) is a rugby union coach, most recently Head Coach at Leicester Tigers in the Guinness Premiership.
Andrea MeyerWiki Andrea Meyer (born March 27, 1968) is an American journalist, screenwriter, and author of the chick lit novel, "Room For Love".
Dan MeyerWiki Dan Meyer (born April 7, 1957) is an American performance artist, corporate entertainer, inspirational/motivational speaker, and professional sword swallower best known for swallowing swords underwater in a tank of sharks and stingrays.
Catlin EJ MeyerWiki Caitlin Elizabeth Joelle Meyer (born February 29, 1992) is an American child actress from Salt Lake City, Utah.
Ernst Heinrich Friedrich MeyerWiki Ernst Heinrich Friedrich Meyer (1 January 1791 Hanover, Lower Saxony ? 7 August 1858 K?nigsberg, East Prussia) was a German botanist and botanical historian.
John Stryker MeyerWiki John Stryker "Tilt" Meyer (born March 3, 1948) is an American author and U.
Joseph E. MeyerWiki Joseph Ernest Meyer (born September 5, 1878 in Kenosha, Wisconsin - died 1950) was a prominent citizen, botanist and millionaire from the Northwest Indiana community.
Anita MeyerWiki Anita Meyer ("Annita Meijer"), born in Rotterdam 29 October 1954, is a Dutch singer.
Anthony E. MeyerWiki Anthony Edward Meyer (born June 29 1961, in New York, New York) is an American entrepreneur and investor, former Chief Investment Officer and co-founder of Lazard Fr?res Real Estate Investors, and former partner and co-founder of Trammell Crow Ventures, the $3 billion real estate investment and finance affiliate of Trammell Crow Company.
Petter MeyerWiki Petter Meyer (born February 21, 1985 in Kauniainen, Finland) is a Finnish footballer currently representing FF Jaro of the Finnish Premier Division.
Christian MeyerWiki Christian Meyer (born 22 October 1977) is a retired Norwegian ski jumper.
Herrmann Julius MeyerWiki Herrmann Julius Meyer (April 4, 1826 ? March 12, 1909) was a German publisher born in Gotha.
Ed MeyerWiki Clarence Edwin Meyer (born October 17, 1936 in Shidler, Oklahoma) is a former American football player.
Balthasar H. MeyerWiki Balthasar Henry Meyer (1866 ? February 9, 1954) was an American government official and university professor.
Philipp MeyerWiki Philipp Meyer is an American fiction writer, born in 1974, and is the author of the novel "American Rust", as well as short stories published in "McSweeney?s Quarterly" and "The Iowa Review".
Ronald J. MeyerWiki Ronald Meyer (born 1950) is an American photographer and author from Detroit, Michigan.
Ludwig MeyerWiki Ludwig Meyer (December 27, 1827 ? February 8, 1900) was a German psychiatrist born in Bielefeld.
Bernard S. MeyerWiki Bernard Stern Meyer (June 7, 1916 Baltimore, Maryland - September 3, 2005 Valley Stream, Nassau County, New York) was an American lawyer and politician.
Alain MeyerWiki Alain Meyer (born 21 November 1949 in Luxembourg City) is a Luxembourgian politician.
Mark MeyerWiki Mark Meyer (September 3, 1963-) is a Wisconsin Democratic politician and legislator.