Category: 100 Greatest African Americans

Categories: African-American Notables | Featured Connections


This category contains profiles of the 100 Greatest African Americans according to Asante's list.

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Person Profiles (100)

A

05 Feb 1934 Mobile, Mobile, Alabama, United States - 22 Jan 2021 photo
24 Jul 1807 New York City, New York, United States - 07 Aug 1867 photo
14 Feb 1760 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - 26 Mar 1831 photo
27 Feb 1897 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States - 08 Apr 1993 photo
10 Jul 1943 Richmond, Virginia, United States - 06 Feb 1993 photo
bef 1723 Framingham, Massachusetts Bay - 05 Mar 1770 photo

B

abt Feb 1818 Talbot, Maryland, United States - 20 Feb 1895 photo
02 Aug 1924 Harlem, Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States - 01 Dec 1987 photo
09 Nov 1731 Baltimore County, Maryland - 09 Oct 1806 photo
13 May 1914 Lafayette, Chambers, Alabama, United States - 12 Apr 1981 photo
abt 1797 Ulster County, New York, United States - 26 Nov 1883 photo
abt 02 Sep 1911 Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States - 12 Mar 1988 photo
13 Oct 1902 Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States - 04 Jun 1973 photo
23 Dec 1867 Delta, Madison, Louisiana, United States - 25 May 1919 photo
26 Oct 1919 Washington, District of Columbia, United States - 03 Jan 2015 photo
07 Jun 1917 Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States - 03 Dec 2000 photo
01 Mar 1841 Farmville, Prince Edward, Virginia, United States - 17 Mar 1898 photo
07 Aug 1904 Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States - 09 Dec 1971 photo

C

29 Jun 1941 Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago - 15 Nov 1998 photo
abt 12 Jul 1864 Diamond, Newton, Missouri, United States - 05 Jan 1943 photo
23 Sep 1863 Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States - 24 Jul 1954 photo
01 Jan 1915 Union Springs, Alabama, United States - 12 Jul 1998
14 Jul 1914 Panama Canal Zone - 01 May 2005
17 Jan 1942 Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States - 03 Jun 2016 photo
23 Sep 1926 Hamlet, Richmond, North Carolina, United States - 17 Jul 1967 photo
03 Mar 1819 New York City, New York, United States - 10 Sep 1898 photo

D

18 Dec 1912 Washington, District of Columbia, United States - 04 Jul 2002 photo
06 May 1812 Charles Town, Jefferson, Virginia, United States - 24 Jan 1885 photo
03 Jun 1904 Washington, District of Columbia, United States - 01 Apr 1950 photo
23 Feb 1868 Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA - 27 Aug 1963 photo Active member4
27 Jun 1872 Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio, United States - 09 Feb 1906 photo

D cont.

22 Jun 1909 Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States - 21 May 2006 photo

E

29 Apr 1899 Washington, District of Columbia, United States - 24 May 1974 photo Active member3
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F

02 Sep 1766 Delaware Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - 04 Mar 1842 photo
02 Jan 1915 Rentiesville, Oklahoma, United States - 25 Mar 2009

G

23 Dec 1815 New Market, Maryland - 13 Feb 1882 photo
17 Aug 1887 Saint Ann's Bay, Jamaica - 10 Jun 1940

H

abt 1735 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts Bay Colony - 04 Dec 1807 photo
19 May 1930 Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States - 12 Jan 1965 photo
24 Mar 1912 Richmond, Virginia, United States of America - 20 Apr 2010 photo
08 Aug 1866 Nanjemoy, Charles County, Maryland, United States of America - 09 Mar 1955 photo
abt 03 Sep 1895 Washington, District of Columbia, United States - 22 Apr 1950
01 Feb 1902 Joplin, Missouri, USA - 22 May 1967 photo
07 Jan 1891 Notasulga, Macon Co., Alabama, United States - 28 Jan 1960 photo

J

1950s Privacy Level: Private with Public Biography and Family Tree (Yellow)
abt 17 Jul 1871 Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, United States - 26 Jun 1938 photo
19 Feb 1918 Arkansas City, Desha County, Arkansas, USA - 08 Aug 2005
31 Mar 1878 Galveston, Galveston, Texas, United States - 10 Jun 1946 photo
04 Apr 1928 St. Louis, Missouri, United States - 28 May 2014 photo
07 Oct 1934 Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States - 09 Jan 2014 photo
11 Apr 1899 Alabama, United States - 19 Apr 1975 photo
14 Aug 1883 Charleston, South Carolina, United States - 27 Oct 1941 photo

K

15 Jan 1929 501 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States - 04 Apr 1968 photo
27 Apr 1945 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States - 02 Oct 2005 photo

L

abt 04 Jul 1844 East Greenbush, Rensselaer, New York, United States - 17 Sep 1907 photo
19 May 1925 Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States - 21 Feb 1965 photo
13 Sep 1885 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States - 09 Jun 1954 photo

M

02 Jul 1908 Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States - 24 Jan 1993 photo
01 Aug 1894 Greenwood, South Carolina, United States - 28 Mar 1984 photo
04 Feb 1913 Tuskegee, Macon, Alabama, United States - 24 Oct 2005 photo
27 Mar 1843 Colchester, Canada West - 10 Oct 1929 photo
15 Sep 1889 Clarendon, Nairne Castle, Mears, Jamaica - 22 May 1948 photo
10 Jul 1875 Mayesville, Sumter, South Carolina, United States - 18 May 1955 photo

M cont.

02 Jan 1884 Illinois, United States - 25 Mar 1951 photo
12 Oct 1919 Waco, McLennan County, Texas, United States - 24 Nov 1943 photo
04 Mar 1877 Paris, Bourbon, Kentucky, United States - 27 Aug 1963 photo

O

12 Sep 1913 Oakville, Lawrence, Alabama, United States - 31 Mar 1980 photo

P

07 Oct 1897 Sandersville, Washington, Georgia, United States - 25 Feb 1975 photo
abt 30 May 1903 Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, United States - 09 Jan 1946 photo
29 Nov 1908 New Haven, Connecticut, United States - 04 Apr 1972 photo
05 Apr 1937 Harlem, New York County, New York, USA - 18 Oct 2021 photo

R

15 Apr 1889 Crescent City, Putnam County, Florida, United States - 16 May 1979 photo
27 Sep 1827 Fayetteville, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States - 16 Jan 1901 photo
09 Apr 1898 Princeton, New Jersey, United States - 23 Jan 1976 photo
31 Jan 1919 Cairo, Grady, Georgia, United States - 24 Oct 1972 photo
06 Mar 1822 Bucktown, Dorchester, Maryland, United States - 10 Mar 1913 photo Active member50
01 Oct 1799 Jamaica - 09 Jun 1851

S

24 Jan 1874 San Juan, Puerto Rico - 10 Jun 1938 photo
abt 1809 Davidson, Tennessee, United States - 17 Feb 1900 photo
30 Nov 1924 Brooklyn, New York, United States - 01 Jan 2005 photo

T

06 Oct 1917 Montgomery County, Mississippi, United States - 14 Mar 1977 photo
07 Apr 1872 Chillicothe, Ohio, United States - 07 Apr 1934 photo
01 Feb 1834 Newberry, Newberry County, South Carolina, United States - 08 May 1915 photo
02 Oct 1800 Southampton County, Virginia, United States - 11 Nov 1831 photo

W

28 Sep 1796 Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States - 06 Aug 1830
05 Apr 1856 Hale's Ford, Virginia, United States - 14 Nov 1915 photo Active member31
16 Jul 1862 Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi, United States - 25 Apr 1931 photo
abt 1753 Senegambia (today Senegal), West Africa - 05 Dec 1784 photo
01 Jul 1893 Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States of America - 21 Mar 1955 photo
30 Aug 1901 St. Louis, Missouri, United States - 08 Sep 1981 photo
18 Jan 1856 Hollidaysburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania - 04 Aug 1931 photo
18 Feb 1931 Lorain, Lorain, Ohio, United States - 05 Aug 2019 photo
1970s Privacy Level: Private with Public Biography and Family Tree (Yellow) photo
19 Dec 1875 New Canton, Buckingham County, Virginia, United States - 03 Apr 1950 photo
04 Sep 1908 Rucker's Plantation, Roxie, Mississippi, United States - 28 Nov 1960 photo




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