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Famous Mononymous People / Mononymous Celebrities

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  • Soekarno, 1st President of Indonesia (1901 - 1970)
    WIKI-EN WIKI-ID Soekarno adalah Presiden Indonesia pertama yang menjabat pada periode 1945 - 1966. Ia memainkan peranan penting untuk memerdekakan bangsa Indonesia dari penjajahan Belanda. Ia adala...
  • Akihito, Emperor Emeritus of Japan
    Akihito (明仁) reigned as the 125th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, from 7 January 1989 until his abdication on 30 April 2019. He succeeded to the Chrysanthemum Throne ...
  • Shakira
    Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (pronounced: [%CA%83a%CB%88ki%C9%BEa isaˈβel meβaˈɾak riˈpol]; English /ʃəˈkɪərə/; born February 2, 1977) is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, chore...
  • Rembrandt (1606 - 1669)
    Rembrandt Famous works: Danaë, 1636; Jacob de Gheyn III; 1632, Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, 1632; Belshazzar's Feast, 1635; Night Watch, 1642 Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (Dutch pronuncia...
  • Madonna
    Madonna Louise Veronica Ciccone Source: Wikipedia Originally born Madonna Louise Ciccone after her mother. On Madonna's first communion, they added Veronica to her middle name. At the age of six, M...

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A project dedicated to the study and collection of those individuals who were either born with one name or became known under a mononym. From religious figures like Cometan and Muhammed to ancient philosophers like Confucius and Plato to modern music icons like Madonna, Adele, and Cher, mononymous people are a phenomenon that has seen lasting popularity throughout human history across a multitude of industries and for a variety of cultural, religious, and even commercial reasons.

List of famous mononymous people (in alphabetical order)

Aaliyah

Adele

Avicii

Banksy

Beyoncé

Björk

Bono

Cantinflas

Capucine

Charo

Cher

Cheryl

Chyna

Ciara

Colette

Cometan

Confucius

Drake

Elvis

Eminem

Fergie

Homer

Iman

Jesus

Kesha

Komitas

Lalaine

Liberace

Lorde

Lulu

Madonna

Maluma

Mantovani

Mario

Moby

Molière

Morrissey

Muhammad

Napoleon

P!nk

Pelé

Plato

Prince

Rihanna

Seal

Selena

Shakira

Socrates

Sting

Teller

Voltaire

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