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Famous Mononymous People / Mononymous Celebrities

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pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/1145437854904008706/B9QkGk6y_400x400.jpgCometan, founder of Astronism stagedoor.fm/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Adele-Square-2.jpgAdele, British singer-songwriter d31fr2pwly4c4s.cloudfront.net/b/f/9/1088866_0_an-afternoon-of-cher_400.jpgCher, American singer
www.thefamouspeople.com/profiles/images/Colette.jpgColette, French novelistfreedomandcitizenship.columbia.edu/sites/default/files/styles/cu_crop/public/2017-03/socrates.jpgSocrates, Greek philosopher afrobrasileiros.net.br/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Pel%C3%A9.pngPele, Brazilian footballer pixel.nymag.com/imgs/fashion/daily/2013/07/26/26-madonna.w700.h700.jpgMadonna, American singer
www.oshonews.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Confucius.jpgConfucius, Chinese philosopher
upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/08/Franz_Gareis_-_Novalis.jpgNovalis, German philosopher

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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