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Solve the Famous People

The orange and green columns each contain surnames of notable people.

Combine their given names across each row to make the full name of another notable person, described briefly on the right.
Type the complete two-name answer
Quiz by kiwirage
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Last updated: July 4, 2019
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First submittedApril 15, 2017
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Average score75.0%
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Surname
 
Surname
 
Famous Person
Description
Disraeli
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Roosevelt
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Benjamin Franklin
Politician
Schubert
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Magellan
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Franz Ferdinand
Archduke
Boleyn
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Zappa
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Anne Frank
Diarist
Magdalene
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Duvall
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Mary Shelley
Author
Gervais
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van Buren
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Ricky Martin
Musician
Borge
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Chávez
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Victor Hugo
Writer
Lloyd Webber
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Pollock
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Andrew Jackson
Politician
Barrett Browning
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Swift
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Elizabeth Taylor
Actress
Cumberbatch
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Schwarzenegger
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Benedict Arnold
General
Asimov
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Gingrich
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Isaac Newton
Scientist
Houdini
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Capote
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Harry Truman
Politician
Burke
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Clinton
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Edmund Hillary
Explorer
Romano
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Darwin
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Ray Charles
Musician
Willis
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Harvey Oswald
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Bruce Lee
Actor
Sarandon
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Hopkins
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Susan B. Anthony
Activist
Marley
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Thomas
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Bob Dylan
Musician
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Level 65
Apr 15, 2017
An awesome "first names as last names" spinoff :)
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Level 66
Apr 15, 2017
Cool!
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Level 66
May 19, 2023
What a clever quiz! I'm pop-culture illiterate so I missed Taylor Swift....I could only think of Jonathan. Also didn't know Ricky Gervais. Surprised not to have run across this quiz before.

Nominated.