List – Historical Figures Who Never Married

Self-explanatory

Famous men and women in history who never married:

  1. Louisa May Alcott – American novelist and abolitionist
  2. Hans Christian Anderson – Danish writer
  3. Susan B Anthony – American reformer
  4. St Thomas Aquinas – Italian philosopher and theologian
  5. Jane Austen – British novelist
  6. Arthur Balfour – UK Prime Minister
  7. Clara Barton – American, founder of the Red Cross
  8. Simone de Beauvoir – French philosopher
  9. Ludwig van Beethoven – German composer
  10. Johannes Brahms – German composer
  11. James Buchanan – American President
  12. Anne Bronte – English poet and novelist
  13. Emily Bronte – English poet and novelist
  14. ‘Coco’ Chanel – French fashion designer
  15. Rene Descartes – French philosopher and mathematician
  16. Emily Dickinson – American poet
  17. Elizabeth I – Queen of England (1558-1603)
  18. Rosalind Franklin – English scientist, co-discoverer of DNA
  19. Galileo Galilei – Italian scientist and mathematician
  20. Greta Garbo – Swedish-born American actress
  21. George Gershwin – American composer
  22. Lilian Gish – American actress
  23. George Frederick Handel – German composer
  24. Edward Heath – UK Prime Minister
  25. Benny Hill – British comedian
  26. David Hume – Scottish philosopher
  27. Joan of Arc – French soldier
  28. Franz Kafka – Czech writer
  29. Immanuel Kant – German philosopher
  30. Soren Kierkegaard – Danish philosopher and theologian
  31. Philip Larkin – English poet
  32. Leonardo da Vinci – Italian polymath
  33. Gottfried Liebniz – German scientist and mathematician
  34. John Locke – English philosopher
  35. LS Lowry – English painter
  36. Edvard Munch – Norwegian artist
  37. Sir Isaac Newton – English scientist and mathematician
  38. Friedrich Nietzsche – German philosopher
  39. Florence Nightingale – English social reformer and founder of modern nursing
  40. Blaise Pascal – French philosopher and mathematician
  41. Plato – Greek philosopher
  42. Arthur Schopenhauer – German philosopher
  43. Franz Schubert – Austrian composer
  44. Baruch Spinoza – Dutch philosopher
  45. Nikola Tesla – Italian scientist and inventor
  46. Henry Thoreau – American writer and philosopher
  47. Vincent Van Gogh – Dutch artist
  48. Antonio Vivaldi – Italian composer
  49. Voltaire – French philosopher and satirist
  50. William II ‘Rufus’ – King of England (1087-1100)
  51. Ludwig Wittgenstein –¬†Austrian philosopher and logician
  52. Wilbur and Orville Wright – Aviation pioneers
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