Famous People from Minnesota
There are many famous people from Minnesota who have received national or international recognition in their fields of interest. This a listing are those Minnesotans who were either born or raised in Minnesota, or who have spent a majority of their life in Minnesota.
- Politicians/Public Officials
- Visual Arts
We also have a “Honorary Minnesotans” category that contains a listing of people who were not born or raised in Minnesota, but moved-to OR lived-in Minnesota at some point and have received national attention for their work.
In addition, we have a page devoted to Minnesota’s first European Explorers and Settlers, as well as other pages devoted to Minnesotans who have received their “15 Minutes of Fame” in the national spotlight, and a page listing a few of the “Villains” who have called Minnesota home.