People Who Changed Their Names

Guess these famous figures by looking at their birth names. Many of these figures didn't officially change their name, but where known by their new name regardless.
Doesn't include stage names
If their last names didn't change, you must guess their first names.
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Last updated: January 27, 2020
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First submittedJanuary 26, 2020
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Birth Name
New Name
Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov
Vladimir Lenin
Henry Deutschendorf Jr.
American Singer
John Denver
William Jefferson Blythe III
US Politician
Bill Clinton
Bruce Jenner
Caitlyn Jenner
Malcolm Little
Malcolm X
Lev Davidovich Bronstein
Leon Trotsky
Asa Yoelson
"Worlds Greatest Entertainer"
Al Jolson
Reginald Dwight
'Rocketman' Subject
Elton John
Farrokh Bulsara
British Singer
Freddie Murcury
Nguyễn Sinh Cung
Vietnamese Dictator
Ho Chi Minh
Birth Name
New Name
Thomas Wilson
US President
Woodrow Wilson
Peter Hernandez
"Uptown Funk"
Bruno Mars
Mark Sinclair
Action Star
Vin Diesel
Leslie Lynch King Jr
US Politician
Gerald Ford
Marion Robert Morrison
Legendary Actor
John Wayne
Caryn Johnson
Televison Personality
Whoopi Goldberg
Eric Blair
Novelist and Anti-Totalitarian
George Orwell
Frances Ethel Gumm
Famous Child Actress
Judy Garland
Maurice Micklewhite Jr.
British Actor
Michael Caine
Level 69
May 5, 2021
It's spelled Mercury with an "e" for Farrokh Bulsara