Famous Bostonians

Throughout Bay State history, there have been a plethora of people who have left lasting legacies and paved the way for the innovators of today. Below is a list of some notable native “movers and shakers” of the past and present.

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Authors, Journalists, Poets, and Philosophers
Artists and Architects
Performing Arts - Music
Performing Arts – Film, Television, Comedy
Performing Arts – Other
Inventors and Scientists
Founding Fathers and Patriots of the Revolution
Politicians, Abolitionists, Civil Rights Leaders, Revolutionaries, and Activists
Other Famous Bay Staters