to histories and biographies of the famous people of New Hampshire. Many famous people of New Hampshire have made significant contributions to the
history of our nation and the state of New Hampshire. These famous Americans, famous entertainers, famous players, famous scientist, famous singers,
famous statesmen, famous women, heroes, great explorers, and others New Hampshire famous Americans have all made New Hampshire their home. This list
includes New Hampshire historical figures, celebrities and those individuals of New Hampshire who have influenced the lives of others.
Famous People from New Hampshire
Robert Frost (1874 - 1963) Robert Frost was born
in San Francisco in 1874. One of America's most popular and beloved poets, Frost wrote of the people and landscape of New England. He won a Pulitzer
Prize for poetry in 1924, 1931, 1937, and 1943. Frost died in 1963.; lived in Derry and Franconia.
Sarah Josepha Hale(1788 - 1879) Sarah Josepha
Hale was an author and journalist who wrote the nursery rhyme "Mary Had a Little Lamb." She also edited "Godey's Ladies Book"
the first periodical for American women, and was a leader in suggesting that there be a national Thanksgiving day. President Lincoln adopted her suggestion
Christa McAuliffe (1948 - 1986) Teacher that
died in the space shuttle Challenger explosion on January 28, 1986; taught in Concord.
Bode Miller born October 12, 1977) is a World Cup alpine ski racer from the United States.Born in Easton, New Hampshire, to Jo Kenney
and Woody Miller, Miller grew up in Franconia, a small community in the heart of New Hampshire's ski region that borders the Cannon Mountain ski area.
He is an Olympic and World Championship gold medalist, a two-time overall World Cup champion in 2005 and 2008, and the most successful male American
alpine ski racer of all time. He is also considered one of the greatest World Cup racers of all time with 33 victories - one of five men to win World
Cup events in all five disciplines. In November 2004, Miller became the 5th and last man to win World Cup races in the slalom, giant slalom, Super-G,
downhill, and combined − and today he is the only skiier with five or more victories in each discipline. In 2008, Miller and Lindsey Vonn won
the overall World Cup titles for the first U.S. sweep in 25 years.
Eleazar Wheelock (1711 - 1779) Founded Dartmouth
College in 1769 in the city of Hanover, he also served as the first president.
Henry Wilson (born Jeremiah Jones Colbath) (1812
- 1875) Vice President of the United States under President Ulysses Grant, was born in Farmington.
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Dan Brown who is the author of The Da Vinci Code.
Salmon Portland Chase jurist, Cornish
Goody Cole was the only Witch ever convicted in NH
Ralph Addams Cram architect, Hampton Falls
Charles Anderson Dana editor, Hinsdale
Mary Morse Baker Eddy founder, religious leader, Bow
William Pitt Fessenden politician, Boscawer
Sam Walter Foss journalist, poet
Daniel Chester French sculptor, Exeter
Horace Greeley journalist, politician, Amherst
Sarah Joseph Hale The author of Mary Had A Little Lamb was born in 1830 in Newport NH.
Benjamin F. Keith theater entrepreneur, Hillsboro
John Langdon political leader, Portsmouth
J.D. Salinger is the author of Catcher in the Rye NH
Adam Sandler Attended High School in Manchester, NH
Sarah Silverman is a comedienne.
Harlan F. Stone jurist, Chesterfield
Triple H is a professional wrestler from Nashua and graduated from Nashua High School.
Daniel Webster statesman, Salisbury
Joseph Worcester Lexicographer, Bedford
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