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The name Robert is an ancient
Germanic given name Germanic Germanic may refer to: * Germanic peoples, an ethno-linguistic group identified by their use of the Germanic languages ** List of ancient Germanic peoples and tribes * Germanic languages :* Proto-Germanic language, a reconstructed proto- ...
, from
Proto-Germanic Proto-Germanic (abbreviated PGmc; also called Common Germanic) is the reconstructed Reconstruction may refer to: Politics, history, and sociology *Reconstruction (law), the transfer of a company's (or several companies') business to a new ...
"fame" and "bright" (''Hrōþiberhtaz''). Compare
Old Dutch In linguistics, Old Dutch or Old Low Franconian is the set of Franconian dialects (i.e. dialects that evolved from Frankish Frankish may refer to: * Franks The Franks ( la, Franci or ) were a group of Germanic peoples The historical ...

Old Dutch
''Robrecht'' and
Old High German Old High German (OHG, german: Althochdeutsch, German abbr. ) is the earliest stage of the German language German ( Standard High German: , ) is a West Germanic language mainly spoken in Central Europe Central Europe is an area of Euro ...
''Hrodebert'' (a compound of '' Hruod'' ( non, Hróðr) "fame, glory, honour, praise, renown" and ''
berht Bert is a hypocoristic A hypocorism ( or ; from Ancient Greek Ancient Greek includes the forms of the Greek language used in ancient Greece and the classical antiquity, ancient world from around 1500 BC to 300 BC. It is often roughly ...
'' "bright, light, shining"). It is the second most frequently used given name of ancient Germanic origin. It is also in use as a surname. Another commonly used form of the name is
Rupert Rupert may refer to: People * Rupert (name), various people known by the given name or surname "Rupert" Places Canada *Rupert, Quebec, a village *Rupert Bay, a large bay located on the south-east shore of James Bay *Rupert River, Quebec *Rupert's ...
. After becoming widely used in Continental Europe it entered England in its Old French form ''Robert'', where an
Old English Old English (, ), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest recorded form of the English language English is a West Germanic language of the Indo-European language family The Indo-European languages are a language family A language ...
cognate form (''Hrēodbēorht'', ''Hrodberht'', ''Hrēodbēorð'', ''Hrœdbœrð'', ''Hrœdberð'', ''Hrōðberχtŕ'') had existed before the
Norman Conquest The Norman Conquest (or the Conquest) was the 11th-century invasion and occupation of England by an army made up of thousands of Normans, Duchy of Brittany, Bretons, County of Flanders, Flemish, and men from other Kingdom of France, French ...
. The feminine version is
Roberta ''Roberta'' is a musical from 1933 with music by Jerome Kern, and lyrics and book by Otto Harbach. The musical is based on the novel ''Gowns by Roberta'' by Alice Duer Miller. It features the songs "Yesterdays (1933 song), Yesterdays", "Smoke Ge ...
. The Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish form is ''Roberto''. Robert is also a common name in many Germanic languages, including
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
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German German(s) may refer to: * Germany (of or related to) **Germania (historical use) * Germans, citizens of Germany, people of German ancestry, or native speakers of the German language ** For citizens of Germany, see also German nationality law **Ger ...

German
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Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
,
Norwegian Norwegian, Norwayan, or Norsk may refer to: *Something of, from, or related to Norway, a country in northwestern Europe *Norwegians, both a nation and an ethnic group native to Norway *Demographics of Norway *The Norwegian language, including the ...
,
Swedish Swedish or ' may refer to: * Anything from or related to Sweden, a country in Northern Europe * Swedish language, a North Germanic language spoken primarily in Sweden and Finland * Swedish alphabet, the official alphabet used by the Swedish langu ...
, Scots,
Danish Danish may refer to: * Something of, from, or related to the country of Denmark * A national or citizen of Denmark, also called a "Dane", see Demographics of Denmark * Danish people or Danes, people with a Danish ancestral or ethnic identity * Danis ...
, and
Icelandic Icelandic refers to anything of, from, or related to Iceland and may refer to: *Icelandic people *Icelandic language *Icelandic alphabet *Icelandic cuisine See also

* Icelander (disambiguation) * Icelandic Airlines, a predecessor of Icelandai ...
. It can be used as a French, Polish, Irish, Finnish, Romanian, and Estonian name as well.


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Popularity and trivia

The name ''Robert'' was a royal name in France, Germany, Scotland and England during the medieval period, and was the name of several kings, dukes, and other rulers and noblemen. It was one of the most popular male names in medieval Europe, likely due to its frequent usage amongst royalty and nobility. To this day, ''Robert'' remains one of the most frequently given male names. ''Robert'' was in the top 10 most given boys' names in the United States for 47 years, from 1925 to 1972. While some names become less frequently used due to negative associations, ''Robert'' is still widely used despite its connection to many negatively evaluated
historical figures A historical figure is a significant person in history History (from Greek#REDIRECT Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, , ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country ...
. In Italy during the
Second World War World War II or the Second World War, often abbreviated as WWII or WW2, was a global war A world war is "a war War is an intense armed conflict between states State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, and media Literatur ...
, the form of the name, Roberto, briefly acquired a new meaning derived from, and referring to the Rome-Berlin-Tokyo Axis. The name's second component, ''*berhta-'', is the original root for the modern English word "bright".https://www.lexico.com/definition/bright The name ''Robert'' almost exactly shares its meaning with the name ''
Waldemar Waldemar, Valdemar or Woldemar is an Old High German given name. It consists of the elements ''wald-'' "power", "brightness" and ''-mar'' "fame". The name is considered the equivalent of the Slavic name Vladimir (name), Vladimir, Volodymyr, Ula ...
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Vladimir Vladimir or Wladimir may refer to: Names * Vladimir (name) for the Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak and Slovenian spellings of a Slavic name * Uladzimir for the Belarusian version of the name * Volodymyr f ...
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People named Robert


Royalty

;Kings of Scotland *
Robert I of Scotland Robert I (11 July 1274 – 7 June 1329), popularly known as Robert the Bruce, was King of Scots The monarch of Scotland was the head of state of the Kingdom of Scotland. According to tradition, the first King of Scots was Kenneth I ...
(1274–1329) ("Robert the Bruce"), king and national hero of Scotland, legendary for his victory at the
Battle of Bannockburn The Battle of Bannockburn ( gd, Blàr Allt nam Bànag or ) on 23 and 24 June 1314 was a victory of the army of King of Scots Robert the Bruce over the army of King Edward II of England in the First War of Scottish Independence. Although it di ...

Battle of Bannockburn
, one of the most prominent and skilled warriors of his time who freed Scotland from the English rule during the
Wars of Scottish Independence The Wars of Scottish Independence were a series of military campaigns fought between the Kingdom of Scotland and the Kingdom of England in the late 13th and early 14th centuries. The First War of Scottish Independence, First War (1296–1328) ...
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Robert II of Scotland Robert II (2 March 1316 – 19 April 1390) was King of Scots The monarch of Scotland was the head of state of the Kingdom of Scotland. According to tradition, the first King of Scots was Kenneth I MacAlpin (), who founded the sovereign st ...
(Robert Stewart) (1316–1390), one of the principal commanders at the
Battle of Halidon Hill The Battle of Halidon Hill (19 July 1333) was fought during the Second War of Scottish Independence The Second War of Scottish Independence broke out in 1332 when Edward Balliol, the son of a former Scottish king, led an English backed inv ...
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Robert III of Scotland Robert III (c. 13374 April 1406), born John Stewart, was King of Scots from 1390 to his death. He was known primarily as the Earl of Carrick before ascending the throne aged around 53 years. He was the eldest son of Robert II of Scotland, Robert ...
(c. 1337/40–1406) ;Kings of France *
Robert I of France Robert I (c. 866 – 15 June 923), was the elected King of West Francia In medieval history In the history of Europe The history of Europe concerns itself with the discovery and collection, the study, organization and presentat ...
(c.866–923) *
Robert II of France Robert II (c. 972 – 20 July 1031), called the Pious (french: link=no, le Pieux) or the Wise (french: link=no, le Sage), was List of French monarchs, King of the Franks from 996 to 1031, the second from the Capetian dynasty. Crowned Junior Ki ...

Robert II of France
(972–1031) ;King of Naples *
Robert of Naples Robert of Anjou ( it, Roberto d'Angiò), known as Robert the Wise ( it, Roberto il Saggio; 1276 – 20 January 1343), was King of Naples, titular King of Jerusalem and Count of Provence and Count of Forcalquier, Forcalquier from 1309 to 1343, the ...

Robert of Naples
(1276–1343) ;King of Germany * Robert of Germany (Rupertus,
Rex Romanorum King of the Romans ( la, Rex Romanorum; german: König der Römer) was the title used by the German king following his election An election is a formal group decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual or multiple in ...
) (1352–1410) ;King of Hungary and Croatia *
Charles I Robert
Charles I Robert
(1288–1342) ;King of Bulgaria *
Robert of Bulgaria
Robert of Bulgaria
,
Tsar Tsar ( or ), also spelled ''czar'', ''tzar'', or ''csar'', is a Royal and noble ranks, title used to designate Orthodox Slavs, East and South Slavic monarchs. In this last capacity it lends its name to a system of government, tsarist autocra ...

Tsar
of the
Kingdom of Bulgaria The Tsardom of Bulgaria ( bg, Царство България, translit=Tsarstvo Balgariya), also referred to as the Third Bulgarian Tsardom ( bg, Трето Българско Царство, translit=Treto Balgarsko Tsarstvo), sometimes transl ...
(1894–1943) ;Dukes of Normandy *
Robert I, Duke of Normandy Robert the Magnificent (french: le Magnifique;He was also, although erroneously, said to have been called 'Robert the Devil' (french: le Diable). Robert I was never known by the nickname 'the devil' in his lifetime. 'Robert the Devil' was a fic ...
(1000–1035), also known as Robert the Magnificent or Robert the Devil; father of William the Conqueror *
Robert Curthose Robert Curthose or Robert II of Normandy ( – 3 February 1134, french: Robert Courteheuse / Robert II de Normandie) was the eldest son of William the Conqueror William I (c. 1028Bates ''William the Conqueror'' p. 33 – 9 Septe ...
(c.1051–1134, son of William the Conqueror, claimant to throne of Kingdom of England, one of the principal commanders of the
First Crusade The First Crusade (1096–1099) was the first of a series of religious wars, or Crusades, initiated, supported and at times directed by the Latin Church in the medieval period. The objective was the recovery of the Holy Land from Muslim conqu ...
and its battles
Siege of Antioch The siege of Antioch took place during the First Crusade in 1097 and 1098, on the crusaders' way to Jerusalem through Syria (region), Syria. Two sieges took place in succession. The first siege, by the crusaders against the city held by the Se ...

Siege of Antioch
,
Battle of Ascalon A battle is an occurrence of combat Combat ( French for ''fight'') is a purposeful violent conflict meant to physically harm or kill the opposition. Combat may be armed (using weapon A weapon, arm or armament is any implement or devic ...

Battle of Ascalon
,
Battle of Dorylaeum (1097) The Battle of Dorylaeum took place during the First Crusade The First Crusade (1096–1099) was the first of a series of religious wars, or Crusades, initiated, supported and at times directed by the Latin Church in the medieval period. ...
,
Siege of Jerusalem (1099) The Siege of Jerusalem (7 June – 15 July 1099) was waged by European forces of the First Crusade, resulting in the capture of the Holy City of Jerusalem from the Muslim Fatimid Caliphate, and laying the foundation for the Christian Kingdom ...
,
Siege of Nicaea The siege of Nicaea was the first major battle of the First Crusade, taking place from 14 May to 19 June 1097. The city was under the control the Seljuk Turks who opted to surrender to the Byzantine Empire, Byzantines in fear of the crusaders bre ...

Siege of Nicaea
and
Battle of Tinchebray The Battle of Tinchebray (alternative spellings: Tinchebrai or Tenchebrai) took place on 28 September 1106, in Tinchebray Tinchebray is a former commune A commune is an intentional community of people sharing living spaces, interests, ...
;Duke of Chartres * Prince Robert, Duke of Chartres, Crown Prince of France (1840–1910) ;Duke of Parma *
Robert I, Duke of Parma Robert I (Italian: ''Roberto I Carlo Luigi Maria di Borbone, Duca di Parma e Piacenza''; 9 July 1848 – 16 November 1907) was the last sovereign Duke of Parma and Piacenza from 1854 until 1859, when the duchy was annexed to Sardinia-Piedmont ...
(1848–1907) ;Count of Flanders *
Robert I, Count of Flanders #REDIRECT Robert I, Count of Flanders #REDIRECT Robert I, Count of Flanders Robert I ( – 13 October 1093), known as ''Robert the Frisian'', was count of Flanders Image:Coat of Arms of the Count of Flanders (according to the Gelre Armorial).sv ...
(c.1035–1093) *
Robert II, Count of Flanders Robert II, Count of Flanders (c. 1065 – 5 October 1111) was Count of Flanders The count of Flanders was the ruler or sub-ruler of the county of Flanders The County of Flanders ( nl, Graafschap Vlaanderen; vls, Groafschap Vloandern; f ...
(c.1065–1111), one of the principal commanders of the
First Crusade The First Crusade (1096–1099) was the first of a series of religious wars, or Crusades, initiated, supported and at times directed by the Latin Church in the medieval period. The objective was the recovery of the Holy Land from Muslim conqu ...
and its battles
Siege of Antioch The siege of Antioch took place during the First Crusade in 1097 and 1098, on the crusaders' way to Jerusalem through Syria (region), Syria. Two sieges took place in succession. The first siege, by the crusaders against the city held by the Se ...

Siege of Antioch
,
Battle of Ascalon A battle is an occurrence of combat Combat ( French for ''fight'') is a purposeful violent conflict meant to physically harm or kill the opposition. Combat may be armed (using weapon A weapon, arm or armament is any implement or devic ...

Battle of Ascalon
,
Siege of Jerusalem (1099) The Siege of Jerusalem (7 June – 15 July 1099) was waged by European forces of the First Crusade, resulting in the capture of the Holy City of Jerusalem from the Muslim Fatimid Caliphate, and laying the foundation for the Christian Kingdom ...
,
Siege of Ma'arra The siege of Maarat, or Ma'arra, occurred in late 1098 in the city of Ma'arrat al-Numan, in what is modern-day Syria, during the First Crusade. It is infamous for the claims of widespread cannibalism displayed by the Crusaders. Prologue After th ...
and
Siege of Nicaea The siege of Nicaea was the first major battle of the First Crusade, taking place from 14 May to 19 June 1097. The city was under the control the Seljuk Turks who opted to surrender to the Byzantine Empire, Byzantines in fear of the crusaders bre ...

Siege of Nicaea
;Crown Prince of Bavaria * Robert I, crown prince of Bavaria (1869–1955), also known as Prince Rupprecht, last heir apparent to the Bavarian throne, one of the most prominent military commanders of World War I, claimant to the thrones of England, Scotland and Ireland ;Latin Emperor and Emperor of Constantinople *
Robert I, Latin Emperor Robert I, also Robert of Courtenay (died 1228), Latin Emperor of Constantinople The Latin Empire, also referred to as the Latin Empire of Constantinople, was a feudal Crusader states, Crusader state founded by the leaders of the Fourth Crusad ...
(d. 1228), Emperor of the Latin Empire and Constantinopole ;Duke of Sicily and Prince of Benevento *
Robert Guiscard Robert Guiscard (; Modern ; – 17 July 1085) was a Normans, Norman adventurer remembered for the Norman conquest of southern Italy, conquest of southern Italy and Sicily. Robert was born into the Hauteville family in Normandy, went on to become ...

Robert Guiscard
(c. 1015–1085), Norman nobleman, adventurer and explorer, leader of the conquest of southern Italy and Sicily


Medieval figures

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Robert III of Artois Robert III of Artois (1287 – between 6 October & 20 November 1342) was Lord of Conches-en-Ouche, of Château de Domfront, Domfront, and of Mehun-sur-Yèvre, and in 1309 he received as appanage the county of Beaumont-le-Roger in restitution for ...
(1287–1342), Lord of Conches-en-Ouche, of Domfront, and of Mehun-sur-Yèvre, Earl of Richmond, one of the principal commanders of
Battle of Saint-Omer The Battle of Saint-Omer, fought on 26 July 1340, was a major engagement which occurred in the early stages of the Hundred Years' War The Hundred Years’ War (french: link=yes, La guerre de Cent Ans; 1337–1453) was a series of armed ...
and
Hundred Years' War (1337–1360) The Hundred Years’ War (french: link=yes, La guerre de Cent Ans; 1337–1453) was a series of armed conflicts between the kingdoms of Kingdom of England, England and Kingdom of France, France during the Late Middle Ages. It originated fr ...
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Robert of Bellême, 3rd Earl of Shrewsbury Robert de Bellême ( – after 1130), seigneur de Bellême Bellême () is a commune An intentional community is a voluntary residential community designed from the start to have a high degree of group cohesiveness, social cohesion and t ...
, Anglo-Norman nobleman, and one of the most prominent figures in the competition for the succession to England and Normandy, member of the
House of Bellême :''This article is based in part on a translation of the article :fr:Famille de Bellême from the French Wikipedia on 19 July 2012.'' House of Bellême also referred to as the Family of Bellême was an important seigneurial family during the 10th ...
, one of the principal commanders of
Battle of Tinchebray The Battle of Tinchebray (alternative spellings: Tinchebrai or Tenchebrai) took place on 28 September 1106, in Tinchebray Tinchebray is a former commune A commune is an intentional community of people sharing living spaces, interests, ...
* Sir
Robert Bemborough Sir Robert Bemborough (d.1351) was a medieval knight who led the Montfortist faction during the Combat of the Thirty. This was an arranged battle between thirty knights from both sides during the Breton War of Succession, a struggle for control of ...
, medieval knight who led the Montfortist faction during the
Combat of the Thirty The Combat of the Thirty (, ), occurring on 26 March 1351, was an episode in the Breton War of Succession fought to determine who would rule the Duchy of Brittany. It was an arranged fight between selected combatants from both sides of the con ...
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Robert de Craon Robert de Craon or Robert Burgundio (died 13 January 1147) was the second Grand Master of the Knights Templar The Grand Master (order), grand master of the Knights Templar was the supreme commander of the holy order, starting with founder Hu ...
(died 1147), the second Grand Master of the
Knights Templar The Poor Fellow-Soldiers of Christ and of the Temple of Solomon ( la, Pauperes commilitones Christi Templique Salomonici), also known as the Order of Solomon's Temple, the Knights Templar, or simply the Templars, was a Catholic military order (so ...
from June 1136 until his death, one of the principal commanders of the
Second Crusade The Second Crusade (1147–1150) was the second major crusade launched from Europe. The Second Crusade was started in response to the Siege of Edessa (1144), fall of the County of Edessa in 1144 to the forces of Imad al-Din Zengi, Zengi. The coun ...
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Robert de Juilly Robert de Juilly or Robert de Juliac (died 27 July 1377) was the Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller This is a list of Grand Masters of the Knights Hospitaller, including its continuation as the Sovereign Military Order of Malta after 1798. ...
(died 1377), Grand Master of the
Knights Hospitaller The Order of Knights of the Hospital of Saint John of Jerusalem ( la, Ordo Fratrum Hospitalis Sancti Ioannis Hierosolymitani), commonly known as the Knights Hospitaller (), was a medieval and early modern Catholic The Catholic Church, ...

Knights Hospitaller
from 1374 to his death * Robert IV of Sablé (1150–1193), eleventh
Grand Master of the Knights Templar The Grand Master (order), grand master of the Knights Templar was the supreme commander of the holy order, starting with founder Hugues de Payens in 1118. Some held the office for life while others resigned life in monasteries or diplomacy. Gra ...
from 1191 to 1192 and Lord of Cyprus from 1191 to 1192, one of the principal commanders of the
Third Crusade The Third Crusade (1189–1192) was an attempt by three European monarchs of Western Christianity Western Christianity is one of two sub-divisions of Christianity Christianity is an Abrahamic religions, Abrahamic, Monotheism, monothei ...
and
Battle of Arsuf The Battle of Arsuf was a battle during the Third Crusade The Third Crusade (1189–1192) was an attempt by three European monarchs of Western Christianity Western Christianity is one of two sub-divisions of Christianity Christi ...


Folk heroes

* Robert Huntington, known as
Robin Hood Robin Hood is a legendary hero File:Wilhelm Tell Denkmal Altdorf um 1900.jpeg, upWilliam Tell, a popular folk hero of Switzerland. A hero (heroine in its feminine form) is a real person or a main fictional character who, in the face ...

Robin Hood
, legendary heroic outlaw and nobleman originally depicted in English folklore, highly skilled archer and swordsman, sometimes regarded as a national hero of England *
Robert Roy Macgregor Robert Roy MacGregor ( gd, Raibeart Ruadh MacGriogair; baptised 7 March 1671 – died 28 December 1734) was a Scotland, Scottish outlaw, who later became a folk hero. Early life Rob Roy was born in the Kingdom of Scotland at Glengyle, at the ...
(1671–1734), Scottish outlaw and national hero


Nobility

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Robert Benson, 1st Baron Bingley Robert Benson, 1st Baron Bingley, (c. 16769 April 1731), of Red Hall, near Wakefield, Bramham Hall, Yorkshire and Queen Street, Westminster was an England, English Tory politician who sat in the English House of Commons, English and House of Comm ...
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Robert Bertie, 1st Earl of Lindsey Robert Bertie, 1st Earl of Lindsey Order of the Garter, KG (16 December 1582 – 24 October 1642) was an English peer, soldier and courtier. Early life Robert Bertie was the son of Peregrine Bertie, 13th Baron Willoughby de Eresby (b. 12 October ...
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Robert Bruce, 1st Earl of Ailesbury Robert Bruce, 1st Earl of Ailesbury (later styled Aylesbury Aylesbury ( ) is the county town In the United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usag ...
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Robert Carey, 1st Earl of Monmouth Robert Carey, 1st Earl of Monmouth (ca. 1560 – 12 April 1639) (or "Cary") was an English nobleman and courtier. He was the youngest son of Henry Carey, 1st Baron Hunsdon, Chamberlain (office), chamberlain and first cousin of Queen Elizabeth I, a ...
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Robert Carr, 1st Earl of Somerset The name Robert is an ancient Germanic given name, from Proto-Germanic "fame" and "bright" (''Hrōþiberhtaz''). Compare Old Dutch ''Robrecht'' and Old High German ''Hrodebert'' (a compound of ''Hrōþ, Hruod'' ( non, Hróðr) "fame, glory, ...
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Robert Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood Edgar Algernon Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 1st Viscount Cecil of Chelwood, (14 September 1864 – 24 November 1958), known as Lord Robert Cecil from 1868 to 1923,As the younger son of a Marquess, Cecil held the courtesy title of "Lord". However, he ...
, British lawyer, politician and diplomat, one of the architects of the
League of Nations The League of Nations (french: Société des Nations ), was the first worldwide intergovernmental organisation An intergovernmental organization (IGO) is an organization composed primarily of sovereign states (referred to as ''member state ...
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Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury, (1 June 156324 May 1612), was an English statesman noted for his direction of the government during the Union of the Crowns The Union of the Crowns ( gd, Aonadh nan Crùintean; sco, Union o the Crou ...

Robert Cecil, 1st Earl of Salisbury
* Sir Robert Dashwood, 1st Baronet, English politician *
Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, Knight of the Garter, KG, Privy Counsellor, PC (; 10 November 1565 – 25 February 1601) was an English nobleman and a favourite of Queen Elizabeth I. Politically ambitious, and a committed general, he was ...

Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex
, English nobleman and military commander, one of the principal commanders of
English Armada The English Armada, also known as the Counter Armada or the Drake–Norris Expedition, was an attack fleet sent against Spain by Queen Elizabeth I of England in 1589 during the undeclared Anglo-Spanish War (1585–1604), Anglo-Spanish War (1585 ...
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Capture of Cadiz Capture may refer to: *Asteroid capture Asteroid capture is an orbital insertion Orbit insertion is the spaceflight operation of adjusting a spacecraft’s momentum, in particular to allow for entry into a stable orbit around a planet, moon, or ot ...
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Islands Voyage The Islands Voyage, also known as the Essex-Raleigh Expedition, was an ambitious, but unsuccessful naval campaign sent by Queen Elizabeth I of England Elizabeth I (7 September 153324 March 1603) was Queen regnant of England, Queen of E ...
, Essex Campaign in Ireland and Irish Nine Years' War *
Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester, (24 June 1532 – 4 September 1588), was an English statesman and the favourite by Diego Velázquez Diego Rodríguez de Silva y Velázquez (baptized June 6, 1599August 6, 1660) was a Spaniards, Spani ...

Robert Dudley, 1st Earl of Leicester
, British statesman and military commander, governor-general of British Empire, one of the principal commanders of Dutch Revolt,
Eighty Years' War The Eighty Years' War ( nl, Tachtigjarige Oorlog; es, Guerra de los Ochenta Años) or Dutch War of Independence (1568–1648) was a Dutch Revolt, revolt of the Seventeen Provinces of what are today the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg a ...
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Anglo-Spanish War (1585–1604) The Anglo-Spanish War (1585–1604) was an intermittent conflict between the kingdoms of Habsburg Spain, Spain and Kingdom of England, England that was never formally declared. The war was punctuated by widely separated battles, and began with ...
and
Battle of Zutphen The Battle of Zutphen was fought on 22 September 1586, near the village of Warnsveld and the town of Zutphen, the Netherlands, during the Eighty Years' War. It was fought between the forces of the United Provinces of the Netherlands, aided ...

Battle of Zutphen
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Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex, KB, PC (; 11 January 1591 – 14 September 1646) was an English ParliamentarianParliamentarian has two principal meanings. First, it may refer to a member or supporter of a Parliament, as in: *Member of ...

Robert Devereux, 3rd Earl of Essex
, British nobleman and military leader,
Roundhead Roundheads were the supporters of the Parliament of England during the English Civil War (1642–1651). Also known as Parliamentarians, they fought against King Charles I of England and his supporters, known as the Cavaliers or Royalists, who ...
and one of the principal commanders of
English Civil War The English Civil War (1642–1651) was a series of civil wars A civil war, also known as an intrastate war in polemology, is a war War is an intense armed conflict between states State may refer to: Arts, entertainment, ...
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Robert Finlay, 1st Viscount Finlay Robert Bannatyne Finlay, 1st Viscount Finlay, (11 July 1842 – 9 March 1929), known as Sir Robert Finlay from 1895 to 1916, initially formally qualified as a doctor, was a British barrister and politician, and Lord Chancellor, Lord High ...
, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain *
Sir Robert Gordon, 1st Baronet Sir Robert Gordon of Gordonstoun (14 May 1580 – 1656) was a Scottish politician and courtier, known as the historian of the noble house of Sutherland. Early life Born at Dunrobin Castle, Golspie, Sutherland, on 14 May 1580, he was the fourth s ...
, Scottish politician and courtier *
Robert Greville, 2nd Baron Brooke Robert Greville, 2nd Baron Brooke (May 1607 – 4 March 1643), was a radical Puritan activist and leading member of the opposition to Charles I of England prior to the outbreak of the First English Civil War in August 1642. Appointed Roundhead, Pa ...
, English Baron, military commander and
Roundhead Roundheads were the supporters of the Parliament of England during the English Civil War (1642–1651). Also known as Parliamentarians, they fought against King Charles I of England and his supporters, known as the Cavaliers or Royalists, who ...
general * Robert Harley, British statesman and
Master of the Mint Master of the Mint is a title within the Royal Mint The Royal Mint is a government-owned mint MiNT is Now TOS (MiNT) is a free software Free software (or libre software) is computer software distributed under terms that allow users ...
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Robert Henley, 1st Earl of Northington Robert Henley, 1st Earl of Northington, PC (c. 1708 – 14 January 1772), was the Lord Chancellor, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain. He was a member of the Whigs (British political party), Whig Party in the House of Commons of the United Ki ...
, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain *
Robert Herbert, 12th Earl of Pembroke Robert Henry Herbert, 12th Earl of Pembroke and 9th Earl of Montgomery (19 September 1791 – 25 April 1862) was a British nobleman and peer. He was in line for great estates and position as head of the distinguished Herbert family and heir to ...
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Sir Robert Inglis, 2nd Baronet Sir Robert Harry Inglis, 2nd Baronet, FRS FRS may also refer to: Government and politics * Facility Registry System, a centrally managed Environmental Protection Agency database that identifies places of environmental interest in the United ...
, English Conservative politician; *
Robert Kerr, 1st Earl of Ancram Sir Robert Kerr (or Carr), 1st Earl of Ancram (c. 1578–1654), was a Scottish nobleman, English politician and writer.Chambers, Robert (1840)A biographical dictionary of eminent Scotsmen Volume 3, Blackie and Son, pp 315-6. Biography He descen ...
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Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess of Lothian Robert Kerr, 1st Marquess of Lothian (8 March 1636 – 15 February 1703), known as the 4th Earl of Lothian from 1675 to 1701, was a Scottish nobleman. He was styled Lord Kerr until 1661 and Lord Newbattle from 1661 to 1675. The eldest son of Wil ...
*
Sir Robert Kingsmill, 1st Baronet Sir Robert Brice Kingsmill, 1st Baronet (1730 – 23 November 1805) was an officer of the Royal Navy who served during the Seven Years' War, the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary Wars, French Revolutionary and Napoleo ...
, Royal navy officer, one of the principal commanders of
French expedition to Ireland (1796) The French expedition to Ireland, known in French language, French as the ''Expédition d'Irlande'' ("Expedition to Ireland"), was an unsuccessful attempt by the First French Republic, French Republic to assist the outlawed Society of United Ir ...
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Robert III de La Marck Robert III de La Marck (1491, Sedan, Ardennes Sedan () is a commune An intentional community is a voluntary residential community designed from the start to have a high degree of group cohesiveness, social cohesion and teamwork. The memb ...

Robert III de La Marck
, ''Seigneur'' of
Fleuranges Florange (; Lorraine Franconian Lorraine Franconian (Lorraine Franconian: ''Plàtt'' or ''lottrìnger Plàtt''; french: francique lorrain or ''platt lorrain''; german: Lothringisch) is an ambiguous designation for dialect The term dialec ...

Fleuranges
,
Marshal of France Marshal of France (french: Maréchal de France, plural ') is a French military distinction, rather than a military rank Military ranks are a system of hierarchy, hierarchical relationships, within an armed forces, police, intelligence agen ...

Marshal of France
*
Robert Maxwell, 1st Earl of Nithsdale Robert Maxwell, 1st Earl of Nithsdale (after 1586 – May 1646), was a Scottish nobleman. He succeeded his brother as 10th Lord Maxwell in 1613, and was created Earl of Nithsdale in 1620. General of Scots in Danish-Norwegian service during the ...
, Scottish nobleman and military commander, one of the principal commanders of
Thirty Years' War The Thirty Years' War was a conflict fought largely within the Holy Roman Empire The Holy Roman Empire ( la, Sacrum Romanum Imperium; german: Heiliges Römisches Reich) was a multi-ethnic complex of territories in Western Europe, Weste ...
*
Robert Maxwell, 5th Lord Maxwell Robert Maxwell, 5th Lord Maxwell (1493 – 9 July 1546) was a member of the Council of Regency A regent (from the Latin : ruling, governing) is a person appointed to govern a state ''pro tempore'' (Latin Language, Latin: 'for the time being') b ...
, Scottish soldier and nobleman, member of the Council of Regency of the Kingdom of Scotland, Regent of the Isle of Arran, patriarch of the House of Maxwell/
Clan Maxwell Clan Maxwell is a Lowland Scottish clan A Scottish clan (from Gaelic Gaelic is an adjective that means "pertaining to the Gaels". As a noun it refers to the group of languages spoken by the Gaels, or to any one of the languages individuall ...
, one of the principal commanders of
Battle of Solway Moss The Battle of Solway Moss took place on Solway Moss near the River EskRiver Esk is the name of: United Kingdom England *River Esk, North Yorkshire (in Eskdale in the North York Moors National Park) *River Esk, Cumbria (in Eskdale in the La ...
and
Battle of Melrose The Battle of Melrose was a Scottish clan battle that took place on 25 July 1526.Battle of Melros ...
*
Robert Paston, 1st Earl of Yarmouth Robert Paston, 1st Earl of Yarmouth, Fellow of the Royal Society, FRS (29 May 1631 – 8 March 1683) was an English scientist and politician who sat in the House of Commons of England, House of Commons between 1660 and 1673 when he was created Vis ...
*
Sir Robert Peel, 1st Baronet Sir Robert Peel, 1st Baronet (25 April 1750 – 3 May 1830) was a British politician and industrialist and one of early textile manufacturers of the Industrial Revolution The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing ...
, British politician and industrialist and one of early textile manufacturers of the
Industrial Revolution The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in Great Britain, continental Europe Continental Europe or mainland Europe is the contiguous continent A continent is any of several large landmasse ...
, father of Sir
Robert Peel Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet, (5 February 1788 – 2 July 1850) was a British Conservative Party (UK), Conservative statesman who served twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1834–1835 and 1841–1846) simultaneously serving as Cha ...

Robert Peel
, twice Prime Minister of the United Kingdom *
Robert Pierrepont, 1st Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull Robert Pierrepont, 1st Earl of Kingston-upon-Hull (6 August 158425 July 1643) was an English nobleman who joined the Royalist side in the English Civil War after some delay and became lieutenant-general of the counties of Lincoln, Rutland, Hunti ...
*
Robert Raymond, 1st Baron Raymond Robert Raymond, 1st Baron Raymond, (20 December 167318 March 1733) was a British British may refer to: Peoples, culture, and language * British people The British people, or Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great ...
*
Robert Reid, 1st Earl Loreburn Robert Threshie Reid, 1st Earl Loreburn, (3 April 1846 – 30 November 1923) was a British lawyer, judge and radical Liberal Party (UK), Liberal politician. He served as Lord Chancellor, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain between 1905 and 19 ...
*
Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick Robert Rich, 2nd Earl of Warwick (5 June 158719 April 1658), Lord of the Manor of Hunningham Hunningham is a medieval Manorialism, manor located in the West Midlands (region) of Warwickshire, England. Its location is just over three miles no ...
*
Robert Rolfe, 1st Baron Cranworth Robert Monsey Rolfe, 1st Baron Cranworth, Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council, PC (18 December 1790 – 26 July 1868) was a United Kingdom, British lawyer and Liberal Party (UK), Liberal politician. He twice served as Lord Chancellor, Lo ...
, Lord High Chancellor of Great Britain * Lord
Robert Walpole, 2nd Earl of Orford Robert Walpole, 2nd Earl of Orford, Knight of the Bath, KB (1701 – 31 March 1751), was a British Peerage, peer and politician, styled Lord Walpole from 1723 to 1745. Origins He was the eldest son of Sir Robert Walpole (1676–1745), the King ...
, British peer and politician *
Robert Windsor-Clive, 1st Earl of Plymouth Robert George Windsor-Clive, 1st Earl of Plymouth, (27 August 1857 – 6 March 1923), known as The Lord Windsor between 1869 and 1905, was a British nobleman and Conservative Conservatism is an aesthetic Aesthetics, or esthetics ...
, British nobleman and Conservative politician *
Robert Stewart, 1st Marquess of Londonderry Robert Stewart, 1st Marquess of Londonderry PC (Ire) (1739–1821), was a County Down County Down is one of the six . It covers an area of and has a population of 531,665. It borders to the north, the to the east, to the west, and acr ...
*
Robert Stewart, Viscount Castlereagh Robert Stewart, 2nd Marquess of Londonderry, (18 June 1769 – 12 August 1822), usually known as Lord Castlereagh, derived from the courtesy title A courtesy title is a title A title is one or more words used before or after a person's name ...
, Irish/British statesman, British
Foreign Secretary The secretary of state for foreign, Commonwealth and development affairs, also referred to as the foreign secretary, is a secretary of state in the Government of the United Kingdom ga, Rialtas na Ríochta Aontaithe sco, Govrenment o th ...
, central to the management of the
War of the Sixth Coalition In the War of the Sixth Coalition (March 1813 – May 1814), sometimes known in Germany as the War of Liberation, a coalition of Austria Austria (, ; german: Österreich ), officially the Republic of Austria (german: Republik Ös ...
that defeated
Napoleon Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French military and political leader. He rose to prominence during the French Revolution The French Revolution ( ) refers to the period that began with the Estates General o ...

Napoleon
, principal British diplomat at the
Congress of Vienna The Congress of Vienna (, ) of 1814–1815 was an international diplomatic conference to reconstitute the European political order after the downfall of the French Emperor Napoleon I Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) w ...

Congress of Vienna
, leader of the British House of Commons in the
Liverpool Liverpool is a City status in the United Kingdom, city and metropolitan borough in Merseyside, England. With a population of in 2019, it is the List of English districts by population, tenth largest English district by population, and its ...
,
Chief Secretary for Ireland The Chief Secretary for Ireland was a key political office in the British administration in Ireland. Nominally subordinate to the Lord Lieutenant A lord-lieutenant () is the British monarch's personal representative in each lieutenancy ...
,
Secretary of State for War and the Colonies The Secretary of State for War and the Colonies was a British cabinet The Cabinet of the United Kingdom is a group of the most senior ministers of the crown in the government of the United Kingdom The Government of the United Kingdom ...
, one of the principal leaders of
Irish Rebellion of 1798 The Irish Rebellion of 1798 ( ga, Éirí Amach 1798; Ulster-ScotsUlster Scots, also known as Scotch-Irish, may refer to: * Ulster Scots people The Ulster Scots (Ulster-Scots The Ulster Scots (Ulster Scots dialects, Ulster-Scots: ' ...


Religious figures and saints

* Saint
Robert Bellarmine Robert Bellarmine ( it, Roberto Francesco Romolo Bellarmino; 4 October 1542 – 17 September 1621) was an Italian Italian may refer to: * Anything of, from, or related to the country and nation of Italy ** Italians, an ethnic group or simply a ...

Robert Bellarmine
(died in 1621), Jesuit
Doctor of the Church Doctor of the Church (Latin Latin (, or , ) is a classical language A classical language is a language A language is a structured system of communication Communication (from Latin ''communicare'', meaning "to share" or "to be ...
, one of the leaders of
Roman Inquisition The Roman Inquisition, formally the Supreme Sacred Congregation of the Roman and Universal Inquisition, was a system of tribunals developed by the Holy See of the Catholic Church, Roman Catholic Church, during the second half of the 16th century, ...
and
Galileo affair The Galileo affair ( it, il processo a Galileo Galilei) began around 1610 and culminated with the trial and condemnation of Galileo Galilei Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaiuti de' Galilei ( , ; 15 February 1564 – 8 January 1642), commonl ...
* Saint
Robert of Bury Saint Robert of Bury (died 1181) was an England, English boy, allegedly murdered and found in the town of Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk in 1181. His death, which occurred at a time of rising antisemitism, was blamed on local Jews.Patricia Skinner ''T ...

Robert of Bury
(died 1181) * Saint
Robert of Molesme Robert of Molesme (1028 – 17 April 1111) was an abbot Abbot (from Aramaic: ''Abba'' "father") is an ecclesiastical title A title is one or more words used before or after a person's name, in certain contexts. It may signify either ...

Robert of Molesme
(d. 1111), founder of the
Cistercian Order The Cistercians, () officially the Order of Cistercians ( la, (Sacer) Ordo Cisterciensis, abbreviated as OCist or SOCist), are a Catholic religious order In the , a religious order is a community of with members that profess s. According ...
* Saint
Robert of Newminster Robert of Newminster ( c. 1100–1159) was a priest, abbot, and a saint of the Catholic Church. He was born in Gargrave in Yorkshire, England. He was one of the monks who founded Fountains Abbey and is named from the abbey he founded in Morpe ...
(d. 1159), established the Abbey of Newminster at Morpeth, Northumberland *
Roberto de Nobili Roberto de Nobili (1577 – 16 January 1656) was an Italy, Italian Society of Jesus, Jesuit missionary to Southern India. He used a novel method of adaptation (accommodatio) to preach Christianity, adopting many local customs of India which we ...

Roberto de Nobili
(1577–1656), Italian Jesuit missionary to Southern India *
Roberto de' Nobili 200px, Roberto de' Nobili Roberto de' Nobili (1541–1559) was a grand-nephew of Pope Julius III Pope Julius III ( la, Iulius PP. III; 10 September 1487 – 23 March 1555), born Giovanni Maria Ciocchi del Monte, was head of the Catholic Ch ...
(1541–1559),
Roman Catholic Roman or Romans most often refers to: *Rome , established_title = Founded , established_date = 753 BC , founder = King Romulus , image_map = Map of comune of Rome (metropolitan city of Capital Rome, region Laz ...

Roman Catholic
cardinal Cardinal or The Cardinal may refer to: Christianity * Cardinal (Catholic Church), a senior official of the Catholic Church * Cardinal (Church of England), two members of the College of Minor Canons of St. Paul's Cathedral Navigation * Cardin ...
*
Robert de Sorbon Robert de Sorbon (; 9 October 1201 – 15 August 1274) was a French theologian Theology is the systematic study of the nature of the divine Divinity or the divine are things that are either related to, devoted to, or proceeding from a deity ...

Robert de Sorbon
(1201–1274), French theologian and founder of
College of Sorbonne The College of Sorbonne (french: Collège de Sorbonne) was a theological college of the University of Paris, founded in 1253 (confirmed in 1257) by Robert de Sorbon (1201–1274), after whom it was named. With the rest of the Paris colleges, ...
* Saint
Robert de Turlande Robert de Turlande (c. 1000 - 17 April 1067) was a French French (french: français(e), link=no) may refer to: * Something of, from, or related to France France (), officially the French Republic (french: link=no, République françai ...
(d. 1067), founding abbot of the Abbey of Casa Dei, also called
Chaise-Dieu La Chaise-Dieu (; Auvergnat Auvergnat or Occitan auvergnat (endonym An endonym (from Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, , ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a coun ...


Presidents and prime ministers

* Sir
Robert Borden Sir Robert Laird Borden (June 26, 1854 – June 10, 1937) was a Canadian lawyer and politician who served as the eighth prime minister of Canada The prime minister of Canada (french: premier ministre du Canada, link=no) is the fi ...

Robert Borden
, Canadian lawyer and politician who served as the eighth
prime minister of Canada The prime minister of Canada (french: premier ministre du Canada, link=no) is the first minister of the Crown '' File:서봉총 금관 금제드리개.jpg, The Seobongchong Golden Crown of Ancient Silla, which is 339th National Treasu ...
, best known for his leadership of Canada during
World War I World War I, often abbreviated as WWI or WW1, also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war A world war is "a war engaged in by all or most of the principal nations of the world". The term is usually reserved for ...

World War I
, member of the
Imperial War Cabinet The Imperial War Cabinet (IWC) was the British Empire The British Empire was composed of the dominions, Crown colony, colonies, protectorates, League of Nations mandate, mandates, and other Dependent territory, territories ruled or admini ...

Imperial War Cabinet
and a key figure in
Conscription Crisis of 1917 The Conscription Crisis of 1917 (french: Crise de la conscription de 1917) was a political and military crisis in Canada Canada is a country in the northern part of North America North America is a continent A continen ...
; *
Robert Abela Robert Abela (born 7 December 1977) is a Maltese Maltese may refer to: * Someone or something of, from, or related to Malta * Maltese alphabet * Maltese cuisine * Maltese culture * Maltese language, the Semitic language spoken by Maltese peo ...

Robert Abela
, Maltese lawyer and politician, currently serving as the 14th prime minister of
Malta Malta ( , , ), officially known as the Republic of Malta ( mt, Repubblika ta' Malta ) and formerly Melita, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea. It lies south of Italy, east of Tunisi ...

Malta
* Lord
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury (; 3 February 183022 August 1903) was a British statesman and Conservative Conservatism is an aesthetic Aesthetics, or esthetics (), is a branch of philosophy that de ...

Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury
, British statesman, serving as Prime Minister three times for a total of over thirteen years, one of the principal commanders of
Second Boer War The Second Boer War ( af, Tweede Vryheidsoorlog, lit. "Second Freedom War", 11 October 189931 May 1902), also known as the Boer War, the Anglo–Boer War, or the South African War, was a conflict fought between the British Empire and the two B ...
, one of the establishers of
British concentration camps During the Second Anglo-Boer War The Second Boer War ( af, Tweede Vryheidsoorlog, lit. "Second Freedom War", 11 October 189931 May 1902), also known as the Boer War, the Anglo–Boer War, or the South African War, was a conflict fought betwee ...
during the war; *
Robert Fico Robert Fico (; born 15 September 1964) is a Slovak politician who served as the prime minister of Slovakia from 2006 to 2010 and from 2012 to 2018 (when he resigned). He has been the first leader of the Direction – Social Democracy (SMER-SD) p ...

Robert Fico
, Slovak politician who served as
Prime Minister of Slovakia The chairman of the government of the Slovak Republic ( sk, Predseda vlády Slovenskej republiky), also known as the prime minister of Slovakia ( sk, Premiér), is the head Head Sport GmbH is an American-Austrian manufacturing company ...
from 2012 to 2018 *
Robert Haab Robert Haab (8 August 1865 – 15 October 1939) was a Swiss Swiss may refer to: * the adjectival form of Switzerland , french: Suisse(sse), it, svizzero/svizzera or , rm, Svizzer/Svizra , government_type = Federalism, Federal ...

Robert Haab
, Swiss politician and President of Switzerland *
Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer, Order of the Garter, KG Privy Council of Great Britain, PC Fellow of the Royal Society, FRS (5 December 1661 – 21 May 1724) was an English and later British politician, statesman of the lat ...
,
Lord High Treasurer The post of Lord High Treasurer or Lord Treasurer was an English government position and has been a British government ga, Rialtas na Ríochta Aontaithe sco, Govrenment o the Unitit Kinrick , image = HM Government logo.svg , image_siz ...
of the British Empire, sometimes regarded as the first Prime Minister of Great Britain, one of the principal commanders of
Nine Years' War The Nine Years' War (1688–1697), often called the War of the Grand Alliance or the War of the League of Augsburg, was a conflict between France France (), officially the French Republic (french: link=no, République française), is a ...
and
War of the Spanish Succession The War of the Spanish Succession (1701–1714) was an early-18th-century European war, triggered by the death in November 1700 of the childless Charles II of Spain. It established the principle that dynastic rights were secondary to maintaini ...
*
Robert "Bob" Hawke
Robert
, Australian politician who served as Prime Minister of
Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australia (continent), Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous List of islands of Australia, sma ...

Australia
and Leader of the Labor Party *
Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool Robert Banks Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, (7 June 1770 – 4 December 1828) was a British Tory The Tories were a political faction Politics (from , ) is the set of activities that are associated with making decisions in gro ...
, British statesman and
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom The prime minister of the United Kingdom is the head of government The head of government is either the highest or second-highest official in the Executive (government), executive branch of a sovereign state, a federated state, or a ...
from 1812 to 1827,
Secretary of State for War and the Colonies The Secretary of State for War and the Colonies was a British cabinet The Cabinet of the United Kingdom is a group of the most senior ministers of the crown in the government of the United Kingdom The Government of the United Kingdom ...
, one of the principal commanders of
War of the Sixth Coalition In the War of the Sixth Coalition (March 1813 – May 1814), sometimes known in Germany as the War of Liberation, a coalition of Austria Austria (, ; german: Österreich ), officially the Republic of Austria (german: Republik Ös ...
and
War of 1812 The War of 1812 (18 June 1812 – 17 February 1815) was a conflict fought by the United States of America The United States of America (U.S.A. or USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country in . It ...
* Robert F. Kennedy, American politician and lawyer who served as the 64th
United States Attorney General The United States attorney general (AG) leads the United States Department of Justice The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a of the government tasked with the enforcement of federal and i ...
, United States
Senator A senate is a deliberative assembly, often the upper house or Debating chamber, chamber of a bicameral legislature. The name comes from the Ancient Rome, ancient Roman Senate (Latin: ''Senatus''), so-called as an assembly of the senior (Lat ...

Senator
for New York, brother of the U.S. president
John F. Kennedy John Fitzgerald Kennedy (May 29, 1917 – November 22, 1963), often referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th president of the United States The president of the United States (POTUS) is the ...

John F. Kennedy
, one of the principal commanders of
Cuban Missile Crisis The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis of 1962 ( es, Crisis de Octubre), the Caribbean Crisis (), or the Missile Scare, was a 1-month, 4 day (16 October – 20 November 1962) confrontation between the United States ...
and
Bay of Pigs Invasion The Bay of Pigs Invasion (; sometimes called ''invasión de playa Girón'' or ''batalla de Girón'', after the Playa Girón) was a failed landing operation Allied invasion of Sicily, 1943 A landing operation is a military A militar ...
, assassinated in June 1968; *
Robert Kocharyan Robert Sedraki Kocharyan ( hy, Ռոբերտ Սեդրակի Քոչարյան ; born 31 August 1954) is an Armenian politician. He served as the President of Artsakh, President of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic from 1994 to 1997 and Prime Minister of ...

Robert Kocharyan
, Armenian politician who served as the first president of
Nagorno-Karabakh Republic Artsakh, officially the Republic of Artsakh (; hy, Արցախի Հանրապետություն, Artsakhi Hanrapetutyun), formerly the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, NKR (; russian: Нагорно-Карабахская Республика, ...

Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
and the second
president President most commonly refers to: *President (corporate title) A president is a leader of an organization, company, community, club, trade union, university or other group. The relationship between a president and a chief executive officer ...
of
Armenia Armenia (; hy, Հայաստան, translit=Hayastan, ), officially the Republic of Armenia,, is a landlocked country A landlocked country is a country A country is a distinct territory, territorial body or political entity. It is ...

Armenia
between 1998 and 2008, one of the principal commanders of
First Nagorno-Karabakh War The First Nagorno-Karabakh War, referred to in Armenia as the Artsakh Liberation War ( hy, Արցախյան ազատամարտ, Artsakhyan azatamart) was an ethnic conflict, ethnic and territorial conflict that took place from February 1988 t ...
; *
Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton Edward Robert Lytton Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton, (8 November 183124 November 1891) was an English statesman, Conservative Conservatism is an aesthetic Aesthetics, or esthetics (), is a branch of philosophy that deals with t ...

Robert Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Earl of Lytton
, English statesman,
Conservative Conservatism is an aesthetic Aesthetics, or esthetics (), is a branch of philosophy that deals with the nature of beauty and taste (sociology), taste, as well as the philosophy of art (its own area of philosophy that comes out of ae ...

Conservative
politician, and poet, who served as
Viceroy of India The Governor-General of India (1773–1950, from 1858 to 1947 the Viceroy and Governor-General of India, commonly shortened to Viceroy of India) was the representative of the Monarch of the United Kingdom The monarchy of the United Kin ...
(Governor-General) between 1876 and 1880 and
British Ambassador to France British may refer to: Peoples, culture, and language * British people The British people, or Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ir ...
from 1887 to 1891, one of the leading perpetrators of the
Great Famine of 1876–1878 The Great Famine of 1876–1878 was a famine in British Raj, India under Crown rule. It began in 1876 after an intense drought resulting in crop failure in the Deccan Plateau. It affected South India, south and West India, northwestern India—th ...
* Sir
Robert Menzies Sir Robert Gordon Menzies, (; 20 December 189415 May 1978), was an Australian politician who served as the 12th prime minister of Australia The prime minister of Australia is the head of government The head of government is either th ...
, Australian politician who twice served as Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1939 to 1941 and again from 1949 to 1966, making him the longest serving prime minister of Australia in history, one of the principal commanders of Vietnam War and Malayan Emergency * Sir
Robert Peel Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet, (5 February 1788 – 2 July 1850) was a British Conservative Party (UK), Conservative statesman who served twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (1834–1835 and 1841–1846) simultaneously serving as Cha ...

Robert Peel
, British statesman who served as
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom The prime minister of the United Kingdom is the head of government The head of government is either the highest or second-highest official in the Executive (government), executive branch of a sovereign state, a federated state, or a ...
, father of modern Law enforcement in the United Kingdom, British policing, leader of Peelite, founder of Conservative Party (UK), Conservative Party of United Kingdom and the Metropolitan Police Service; * Robert Schuman, Luxembourg-born French statesman, Christian Democrat, activist, Prime Minister of France, a reformist Minister of Finance and a Foreign Minister, one of the founders of the European Union, the Council of Europe and NATO; * Sir Robert Stout, New Zealand politician who served as 13th Prime Minister of New Zealand on two occasions in the 19th century, and later Chief Justice of New Zealand; * Robert Themptander, Swedish politician and public official who served as Prime Minister of Sweden from 1884 to 1888 * Roberto Sánchez Vilella, Governor of Puerto Rico, Head of State and Head of Government of Puerto Rico * Sir Robert Walpole, British statesman who served as the first Prime Minister of Great Britain, one of the principal commanders of War of Austrian Succession and War of Jenkins' Ear


Dictators

* Baron Robert Clive, Kingdom of Great Britain, British army officer and privateer who established the military and political supremacy of the British East India Company, East India Company in Bengal, served as the Commander-in-Chief, India, Commander-in-Chief of British India, one of the organizers of the Great Bengal famine of 1770, one of the principal commanders of Carnatic Wars, Siege of Arcot, Battle of Arnee, Battle of Chingleput, Battle of Chandannagar and Battle of Plassey * Robert Mugabe, former Zimbabwean politician and revolutionary, Prime Minister of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 1987 and President (Dictator) from 1987 to 2017, one of the principal commanders of Rhodesian Bush War, Kivu conflict and Second Congo War, the leading perpetrator of Gukurahundi Genocide


Secretaries of Defense

* Robert Gates, (1943) American statesman, scholar, intelligence analyst, and university president who served as the director of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Director of Central Intelligence and 22nd United States Secretary of Defense from 2006 to 2011, one of the principal commanders of 2011 military intervention in Libya and Iraq War * Robert A. Lovett, (1895–1986) fourth United States Secretary of Defense, one of the principal commanders of Cold War, Berlin Blockade and Korean War * Robert McNamara, (1916–2009) American business executive and the eighth United States Secretary of Defense, one of the principal commanders of Cambodian Civil War, Laotian Civil War, Cold War and
Cuban Missile Crisis The Cuban Missile Crisis, also known as the October Crisis of 1962 ( es, Crisis de Octubre), the Caribbean Crisis (), or the Missile Scare, was a 1-month, 4 day (16 October – 20 November 1962) confrontation between the United States ...
, key figure in Gulf of Tonkin incident, leader of Project 100,000, Operation Pierce Arrow, Pleiku Campaign, Battle of Ia Drang and Operation Rolling Thunder, one of the principal commanders of Vietnam War


Wartime figures and military leaders

* Sir Robert Abercromby of Airthrey, Robert Abercromby, British general, appointed Order of the Bath, Knight of the Order of the Bath, a Governor of Bombay (now Mumbai) and Commander-in-Chief of the Bombay Army and then Commander-in-Chief, India, one of the principal commanders of Battle of Crooked Billet and Siege of Yorktown * Robert Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, British Army officer, writer, founder and first Chief Scout of the world-wide Scouting, Boy Scout Movement, and founder of the world-wide Girlguiding, Girl Guide / Girl Scout Movement, one of the principal commanders of Anglo-Ashanti wars, Siege of Mafeking, Second Matabele War and
Second Boer War The Second Boer War ( af, Tweede Vryheidsoorlog, lit. "Second Freedom War", 11 October 189931 May 1902), also known as the Boer War, the Anglo–Boer War, or the South African War, was a conflict fought between the British Empire and the two B ...
* Robert S. Beightler, American military officer, major General, military governor of Okinawa, War Department General Staff, commander of the 37th Infantry Division (United States), 37th Infantry Division, one of the principal commanders of Bougainville campaign and Battle of Manila (1945) * Robert Blake (admiral), Robert Blake, British Royal Navy officer and one of the most important military commanders of the Commonwealth of England, one of the most famous English admirals of the 17th century, one of the principal commanders of Anglo-Spanish War (1654-1660), First Anglo-Dutch War and Battle of the Kentish Knock * Robert Brooke-Popham, senior commander in the Royal Air Force and leader of Operation Matador (1941) * Robert Brownrigg, British statesman, general and soldier who brought the last part of Sri Lanka under British rule, Governors of British Ceylon, General Officer Commanding, Ceylon, one of the principal commanders of Great Rebellion of 1817–18 * Robert Bruce (1668–1720), Robert Bruce, first chief commander of Saint Petersburg, one of the principal commanders of Great Northern War * Robert C. Buchanan, American military officer, one of the principal commanders of Black Hawk War and Rogue River Wars * Robert Lee Bullard, senior officer in the United States Army during World War I, the principal commander of Battle of Cantigny * Robert Henry Dick, Robert H. Dick, Scottish soldier, one of the principal commanders of First Anglo-Sikh War * Robert L. Eichelberger, general officer in the United States Army who commanded the Eighth United States Army in the South West Pacific theatre of World War II, Southwest Pacific Area during World War II, one of United States most decorated and skillful military commanders, one of the principal commanders of Siberian Intervention, Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War, Battle of Buna–Gona, Operation Downfall, Battle of Davao, Philippines Campaign (1944-1945), Landing at Aitape, Battle of Hollandia, New Guinea campaign, Invasion of Palawan, Battle of Biak, Battle of the Visayas and Battle of Mindanao * Ruprecht von Eggenberg, Robert von Eggenberg, Austrian colonel-general, one of the principal commanders of Battle of Sisak and Long Turkish War * Robert Eikhe, Latvian Bolshevik, provincial head of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in Siberia during the forced collectivization of agriculture, perpetrator of numerous mass executions during the Great Purge * Robert Emmet, Irish Republican, orator and rebel leader, principal commander of Irish rebellion of 1803 * Roberto Farinacci, leading Italian Fascist politician and important member of the Grand Council of Fascism, Secretary of National Fascist Party and one of the leading perpetrators of the Holocaust in Italy * Robert L. Ghormley, admiral in the United States Navy, serving as Commander of South Pacific Area during World War II, one of the principal commanders of Guadalcanal campaign * Robert Rollo Gillespie, officer in the British Army, one of the principal commanders of Anglo-Nepalese War, Vellore mutiny, Invasion of Java (1811) and Battle of Nalapani * Robert Gysae, a German U-boat commander in the Kriegsmarine during World War II, one of the main commanders of Battle of the Atlantic * Robert Haining, British Army officer, one of the principal commanders of 1936–1939 Arab revolt in Palestine *Robert Peverell Hichens, British Lieutenant Commander and the most highly decorated officer of the Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve (RNVR) * Robert Hoke, Confederate major general during the American Civil War, one of the principal commanders of Battle of Plymouth (1864) * Robert B. Johnston, retired United States Marine Corps lieutenant general whose last duty assignment was as Commander, Marine Forces Atlantic Marine Forces Europe and II Marine Expeditionary Force, one of the principal commanders of Operation Restore Hope and Gulf War * Robert Kekewich, British Army officer, principal leader of Battle of Rooiwal * Robert E. Lee, American and Confederate States of America, Confederate general, supreme commander of the Confederate States Army during American Civil War, one of the most famous military commanders of his time, widely regarded as one of the greatest generals of all time and one of the founders of modern warfare, served as superintendent of United States Military Academy, one of the principal commanders of Mexican–American War; * Robert A. Lewis, United States Army Air Forces Officer (armed forces), officer serving in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Pacific Theatre during World War II, one of the Aircraft pilot, pilots of the Enola Gay, Enola G, the B-29 Superfortress bomber which dropped the atomic bomb Little Boy on the Japanese city of Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 during the Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki * Robert A. Little,
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fighter pilot and the most successful Australian flying ace; * Sir Robert Mansell, English Royal Navy officer and a member of parliament (MP), mostly for Welsh constituencies, one of the principal commanders of Battle of the Narrow Seas * Robert McDade, United States Army colonel, one of the principal commanders of Pleiku Campaign and Battle of la Drang * Robert McGowan Littlejohn, major general in the United States Army, leader of War Assets Administration * Robert Monckton, Officer (armed forces), officer of the British Army and also a colonial Public administration, administrator in British North America, one of the principal commanders of Battle of Fort Beauséjour, St. John River Campaign, Battle of the Plains of Abraham and Invasion of Martinique (1762), Capture of Martinique * Robert Munro, 18th Baron of Foulis, known as the Black Baron, Scottish soldier and military warlord, one of the principal commanders of Siege of Stralsund (1628) and Battle of Lützen (1632) * Robert Monro, Scottish general during
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, one of the principal commanders of Siege of Stralsund (1628), Battle of Frankfurt an der Oder, Battle of Breitenfeld (1631) and Battle of Benburb * Sir Robert Moray, Scottish soldier, statesman, diplomat, judge, spy and natural philosopher, one of the founders of Royal Society and Freemasonry * Robert Nivelle, French artillery officer who served as one of the principal commanders of the Boxer Rebellion and led the French forces during
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as commander in-chief of French army, one of the principal commanders of many WWI battles, including Western Front (World War I), Western Front, Nivelle Offensive, Battle of the Hills, Second Battle of the Aisne and Battle of Verdun, the longest battle in history; * Robin Olds, Robert "Robin" Olds Jr., American fighter pilot and general officer in the U.S. Air Force, one of the principal commanders of Operation Bolo and Action of 23 August 1967 * Robert Olds, Robert Olds Sr., general officer in the US Army Air Forces, instructor at Air Corps Tactical School, member of the Bomber Mafia and theorist of strategic bombing, strategic air power * Robert Orme (soldier), Robert Orme, British soldier and military leader, one of the principal commanders of Battle of the Monongahela in July 1755 * Robert Patterson, Irish-born United States major general during the American Civil War, one of the principal commanders of Battle of Hoke's Run and First Battle of Bull Run * Sir Robert Pigot, 2nd Baronet, British Army officer during the American Revolutionary War, one of the principal commanders of Battle of Rhode Island and Battle of Bunker Hill * Robert W. Porter Jr., United States Army four-star general who served as Commander in Chief, United States Southern Command from 1965 to 1969, one of the key figures in Operation Condor * Robert Rogers (British Army officer), Robert Rogers, 13 colonies, American colonial frontiersman and officer in the British Army, commander of Rogers' Rangers, one of the principal commanders of Battle on Snowshoes (1757), Battle on Snowshoes, St. Francis Raid, Battle of Bloody Run and Battle of Mamaroneck * Robert Ross (British Army officer), Robert Ross, officer in the British Army, born in Ireland, one of the principal commanders of
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, Battle of Bladensburg, Burning of Washington, Battle of Baltimore and Battle of North Point * Robert Ritter von Greim, Generalfeldmarschall, German Field Marshal (the highest military rank of Germany) and pilot, second and last supreme commander of German Air Forces "Luftwaffe", one of Nazi Germanys most decorated and skillful generals, one of the principal commanders of Battle of Kursk (the largest tank battle in history), Operation Kutuzov and Warsaw uprising * :es:Roberto Rodríguez Fernández, Roberto Rodriguez Fernandez, Cuban revolutionary, one of the principal commanders of Cuban Revolution and Battle of Santa Clara * Robert Sale, British army officer, one of the principal commanders of Kabul Expedition (1842) and Battle of Jellalabad * :ru:Сегеркранц, Роберт Фёдорович, Robert Segercrantz, Russian general in the Russian Imperial army, one of the principal commanders of Crimean War and Caucasian War * Robert Gould Shaw, American officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War, commander of the first all-African Americans, African American regiment (the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 54th Massachusetts) in the Northeast, one of the principal commanders of Second Battle of Fort Wagner * Robert Sink, senior United States Army officer who fought during World War II, the Korean War, and early parts of the Vietnam War, mostly remembered for his command of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment, part of the 101st Airborne Division, one of the principal commanders of Battle of Bloody Gulch * Robert F. Stockton, United States Navy commodore, United States Senate, United States Senator from New Jersey, List of Governors of California before 1850, Military Governor of California, one of the principal commanders of Mexican-American War * Sir Robert Stopford (Royal Navy officer), Robert Stopford, distinguished officer in the Royal Navy, one of the principal commanders of Egyptian–Ottoman War (1839–1841), Oriental Crisis of 1840 and Invasion of Java (1811) * Robert A. Theobald, United States Navy officer who served in World War I and World War II, achiever of the rank of rear admiral, the air forces commander during Attack on Pearl Harbor * Robert F. Travis, United States Army Air Forces general during World War II * Robert Toombs, American lawyer, planter, army general, and politician from Georgia who became one of the organizers of the Confederate States of America, Confederacy and served as its first Confederate States Secretary of State, Secretary of State, one of the principal commanders of Peninsula Campaign and Battle of Columbus (1865) * Robert Stanford Tuck, British fighter pilot, flying ace, and test pilot, member of the Royal Air Force, war hero of World War II * Robert C. Tyler, Confederate brigadier general during the American Civil War, one of the principal commanders of Battle of West Point * Robert O. Tyler, American soldier who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War, one of the principal commanders of Battle of Gettysburg * Robert von Ungern-Sternberg, also known as The Mad Baron or The Bloody White Baron, Austrian-born, Russian Empire's Baltic German anti-Bolshevik lieutenant general in the Russian Civil War and then an independent warlord whose Asiatic Cavalry Division wrested control of Mongolia from the Republic of China in 1921 after its occupation, one of the principal commanders of Mongolian Revolution of 1921 and Siberian Intervention, remembered as one of the most cruel and violent military leaders of all time; * Roy Urquhart, Robert "Roy" Urquhart, British Army officer, one of the principal commanders of Battle of Arnhem, Operation Market Garden, Operation Doomsday and Malayan Emergency * Robert Viren, general, admiral and career naval officer in the Imperial Russian Navy in Russian Empire, one of the principal commanders of Russo-Japanese War, the commander of the Black Sea Fleet; * Robert Whittaker (British Army officer), Robert Whittaker, City of London banker and a senior officer in Britain's part-time Army Reserve (United Kingdom), Territorial Army (TA), chief of staff at Anti-Aircraft Command during World War II * Robert-Richard Zapp, Robert Zapp, German U-boat commander in World War II, one of the principal commanders of Torpedo Alley


Other military

* Robert B. Abrams, four-star General (United States), general in the United States Army who currently serves as the commander of United States Forces Korea, U.S. Forces Korea, concurrently serving as the commander of United Nations Command (Korea), United Nations Command and commander of ROK/U.S. Combined Forces Command, R.O.K.-U.S. Combined Forces Command, previously served as the 22nd commanding general of United States Army Forces Command, U.S. Army Forces Command * Robert E. Cushman Jr., United States Marine Corps General (United States), general who served as the 25th Commandant of the Marine Corps * Robert Kajuga (Interahamwe), Robert Kajuga, national president and leader of the MRND-affiliated extremist militia, the Interahamwe, one of the leading perpetrators of Rwandan genocide, one of the principal commanders of First Congo War * Robert Scothrup Lee Confederate first sergeant in the American Civil War * Robert James Miller, Robert J. Miller, Special Forces (United States Army), United States Army Special Forces soldier of Company A, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Special Forces Group (United States), 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) * Robert Neller, retired United States Marine Corps four-star General (United States), general who served as the 37th Commandant of the Marine Corps * Robert H. Reed, General (United States), General in the United States Air Force and the former chief of staff of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe * Robert Rheault, American colonel in the U.S. Army Special Forces who served as commander of the 1st Special Forces Group (United States), First Special Forces Group in Okinawa Island, Okinawa, and the 5th Special Forces Group (United States), Fifth Special Forces Group in Vietnam War, Vietnam * Robert M. Shoemaker, United States Army general and former commander of the United States Army Forces Command, inductee into the Aviation Hall of Fame


Nazis

* Ernst-Robert Grawitz, Robert Grawitz, Nazi German physician and an SS functionary, chief physician of the SS, head of the German Red Cross, overseer of the experimentation on inmates in Nazi concentration camps, one of the leading organisers of euthanasia and mass killings during ''Aktion T4''; * Robert Ley, DAF ''Führer'' of Nazi Germany (head of the German Labour Front), high-ranking member of the SS, labour and economical leader of Nazi Germany, founder of Volkswagen, creator of Adolf Hitler Schools, NSDAP School system, also known for his role in the Holocaust, Final Solution and ''Aktion T4'', ''Kristallnacht'' and Night of the Long Knives as well as managing the labour in Nazi concentration camps; * Robert Mulka, German Nazi ''SS-Hauptsturmführer'' and later ''SS-Obersturmführer'', commander of Auschwitz concentration camp, holocaust perpetrator who played a major role in the transformation of Auschwitz from a concentration camp into an extermination camp, extermination complex; * Robert Ritter, Nazi German "racial scientist" doctor of psychology and medicine, with a background in child psychiatry and the biology of criminality, one of the leading perpetrators of Romani Genocide; * Robert Heinrich Wagner, Robert Wagner, ''Gauleiter'' of Gau Baden, ''Gauleiter'' of Alsace and head of the civil government of Alsace during the Nazi German occupation of France during World War II, one of the leaders of Beer Hall Putsch involved in large scale mass killings during the Holocaust, executed for war crimes


Nuclear physicists

* Robert Oppenheimer (1904—1967), American theoretical physicist, professor of physics at the University of California, wartime head of the Los Alamos Laboratory, principal leader of the Manhattan Project, founder of Nuclear Warfare, commander of the Trinity (nuclear test), Nuclear Test "Trinity", developer and inventor of the atomic bomb * Robert Serber (1909—1997), American physicist who participated in Robert Oppenheimers nuclear weapon development project known as Manhattan Project, best remembered for giving the names of Thin Man (nuclear bomb), Thin man, Fat Man and Little Boy nuclear bombs


Explorers

* Robert Bartlett (explorer), Robert Bartlett, Newfoundland-born American Arctic explorer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, accompanied United States Navy Commander Robert Peary on his attempts to reach the North Pole * Robert O'Hara Burke, Irish soldier and police officer who explored Australia, leader of the first Burke & Wills expedition, expedition to cross Australia from south to north * Robert Dudley (explorer), Robert Dudley, English explorer and cartographer * Sir Robert McClure, Irish explorer of the Arctic who in 1854 traversed the Northwest Passage by boat and sledge and was the first to circumnavigate the Americas * Robert Peary, American explorer and United States Navy officer who made several expeditions to the Arctic, reached the geographic North Pole with his expedition on April 6, 1909, believed to be the first man to have ever reached the North Pole * Robert Falcon Scott, British Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions including Discovery Expedition and Terra Nova Expedition, one of the leading figures of Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration, widely regarded as one of the greatest explorers of all time * Robert Swan, the first person to walk to both Geographical pole, Poles


Movie industry

* Robert Altman (1925–2006), American film director, screenwriter, and producer * Robbie Amell, Robert "Robbie" Amell (born 1988), Canadian-American actor and producer * Rob Benedict, Robert "Rob" Benedict (born 1970), American actor and writer * Bob Bergen, Robert "Bob" Bergen, American voice actor * Robert Carlyle (born 1961), Scottish actor * Toon Hiranyasap, Robert Cespedes (born 1954), Thai actor and singer * Bob Chapek, Robert "Bob" Chapek (born 1960), American media executive and businessman, chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, the current CEO of Walt Disney Company * Robbie Coltrane, Robert "Robbie" Coltrane (born 1950), Scottish actor and author * Robert Cummings (1910–1990), American actor * Robert Davi (born 1954), American actor * Robert De Niro (born 1953), American actor, director and producer * Robert Downey Sr. (1936–2021), American actor, director and producer * Robert Downey Jr. (born 1965), American actor * Roberto Draghetti (1960–2020), Italian actor and voice actor * Robert Duvall (born 1931), American actor * Robert Eggers (born 1983), American film director, screenwriter and production designer * Robert Englund (born 1947), American actor, voice actor, singer and film director * Robert Fuller (actor), Robert Fuller, American horse rancher and actor * Robert Goulet (1933–2007), French-Canadian singer and actor * Robert Guillaume (1927–2017), American actor and singer * Robert Gustafsson (born 1964), Swedish comedian and actor * Robert Hardy (1925–2017), British actor * Robert Hays (born 1947), American actor * Bob Iger, Robert "Bob" Iger (born 1951), American media executive, film producer, author and businessman, chairman and chief executive officer of The Walt Disney Company * Robert Irwin (television personality), Robert Irwin (born 2003), Australian television personality and wildlife photographer * Rob Kardashian, Robert "Rob" Kardashian (born 1987), American television personality * Robert Knepper (born 1959), American actor * Rob Letterman, Robert "Rob" Letterman (born 1970), American film director and screenwriter * Rob Lowe, Robert "Rob" Lowe (born 1964), American actor, producer and director * Rob Marshall, Robert "Rob" Marshall (born 1960), American film and theater director, producer and choreographer * Robert McKimson (1910–1977), American animator and illustrator, best known for his work on creating the Looney Tunes and Merrie Melodies series of cartoons * Rob Minkoff, Robert "Rob" Minkoff (born 1962), American film and animation director * Robert Mitchum (1917–1997), American film actor, director, author, poet, composer and singer * Robert Montgomery (actor), Robert Montgomery (1904–1981), American actor, director and producer * Robert Mulligan (1925–2008), American film director * Robert Patrick (born 1958), American actor and voice actor * Robert Pattinson (born 1986), British actor * Bob Peck, Robert "Bob" Peck (1945–1999), English stage, television and film actor * Robert Redford,(born 1936), American actor, director and producer * Robert Rodriguez (born 1968), American film director, screenwriter, producer, musician, filmmaker and visual effects supervisor, best known for his film ''Alita: Battle Angel'' * Robert Ryan (1909–1973), American actor * Robert Schwentke,(born 1968), German film director * Robert Sheehan (born 1988), Irish actor * Robert Singer (producer), Robert Singer, American film director and producer * Robert Smigel (born 1960), American actor, voice actor, comedian, humorist, writer, director, producer and puppeteer * Robert Adolf Stemmle (1903–1974), German screenwriter and film director * Robert Stromberg (born 1965), American special effects artist, designer and film director * Robert Taylor (American actor), Robert Taylor (1911–1969) American actor, one of the most famous Hollywood actors of his time * Robert Vaughn (1932–2016), American actor * Robert Wagner (born 1930), American actor * Robert Walker (actor, born 1918), Robert Walker (1918–1951), American actor * Robert B. Weide (born 1959, American screenwriter, producer and director * Robert Wiene (1873—1938), film director of the silent era of German cinema * Robert Wise (1914–2005), American film director * Robert Young (actor), Robert Young (1907–1998), American actor * Robert Zemeckis (born 1952), Lithuanian-Italian born American film director, screenwriter and producer, best known for his "Back to the Future" film trilogy, frequently credited as an innovator in visual effects


Musicians

* Robert Abisi, member of the electronic music and DJ duo Lost Kings * Robert Babicz, Polish born German electronic music producer, DJ and mastering engineer * Rob Barrett, Robert "Rob" Barrett, guitarist for death metal band Cannibal Corpse * Rob Bourdon, Robert "Rob" Bourdon, American musician, drummer and founding member of the rock band Linkin Park * Roberto Carlos (singer), Roberto Carlos, Brazilian singer-songwriter, also known as King of Latin Music or simply The King * Bob Crosby, Robert "Bob" Crosby, American jazz singer and bandleader, best known for his group the Bob-Cats * Robert van de Corput, real name of the award-winning Dutch DJ, twice worlds No.1 DJ, composer and music producer Hardwell; * Bobby Darin, Robert "Bobby" Darin, American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, impressionist, and actor * Robert DeLong, American electronic musician, record producer, composer and performer * Robert Francis (musician), Robert Francis, American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter; * Robert Fripp, English musician, songwriter, and record producer, best known as the guitarist, founder and longest-lasting member of the band King Crimson * Bobby Hackett, Robert "Bobby" Hackett, American jazz musician * Rob Halford, Robert "Rob" Halford, English singer and songwriter, lead vocalist of the Grammy Award-winning heavy metal band Judas Priest, also a member of Fight (band), Fight, Two (metal band), Two, Halford (band), Halford, Great White and Black Sabbath * Robert Hughes, real name of the Canadian trap music DJ and record producer known as Vincent (music producer), Vincent and Tiger Drool; * Robert Hunter (lyricist), Robert Hunter, American poet, principle lyricist for the rock band Grateful Dead * Rob Hyman, Robert "Rob" Hyman, American singer, songwriter, keyboard and accordion player, producer, arranger, recording studio owner and a founding member of the rock band The Hooters * Robert Janson, Polish composer, singer, guitarist, leader and co-founder of the band Varius Manx * Robert Johnson, American blues singer-songwriter and musician; * Robert Kajanus, Finnish composer, conductor and teacher, founder of the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra * R. Kelly, Robert Kelly, American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former semi-professional basketball player who helped redefine R&B and hip hop, earning the nicknames "King of R&B" and "King of Pop-Soul" * Bob Kerr (musician), Robert "Bob" Kerr, comic musician who plays trumpet and cornet * Robby Krieger, Robert "Robby" Krieger, American guitarist and singer-songwriter best known as the guitarist of the rock band The Doors, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame * Bob Marley, Robert "Bob" Marley, Jamaican singer-songwriter, widely regarded as one of the greatest musicians of all time * Bobby McFerrin, Robert "Bobby" McFerrin, American musician, singer, conductor, arranger and record producer * Robert Miles, Swiss-born Italian DJ and record producer, inventor of the dream trance genre; * Robert Mirabal, Native American musician and flute player * Robert Del Naja, British artist, musician, singer and songwriter, founding member of the band Massive Attack * Bert Nievera, Roberto "Bert" Nievera, Filipino-American singer * Robert Palmer (singer), Robert Palmer, English composer, songwriter, singer and record producer; * Robert Plant, English singer, songwriter, and musician, lead singer and lyricist of the English rock band Led Zeppelin; * Robert "Bob" Rifo, founder of the Italian electronic music project The Bloody Beetroots * Robert Ritchie, American singer-songwriter, rapper, musician, record producer, and actor known as Kid Rock; * Rob Scallon, Robert "Rob" Scallon, American YouTuber, musician and multi-instrumentalist * Robert Schumann, German composer and music critic, one of the greatest composers of romantic era; * Bob Seger, Robert "Bob" Seger, American singer-songwriter and guitarist * Robert Smith (musician), Robert Smith, lead singer of The Cure; * Rob Swire, Robert "Rob" Swire, Australian electronic music producer and DJ, also known as one of the members of dubstep/electro house duo Knife Party and drum and bass band Pendulum; * Robert Tepper, American songwriter, composer, recording artist and singer * Robert Trujillo, American singer and songwriter, one of the members of American heavy metal band Metallica; * Bobby Vee, Robert "Bobby" Vee, American singer, songwriter, musician and teen idol * Robert Volkmann, German composer * Rob Zombie, Robert "Rob" Zombie, American musician, singer, songwriter, programmer, voice actor, filmmaker and founding member of the heavy metal band White Zombie (band), White Zombie * Bob Weir, Robert "Bob" Weir, American musician and songwriter, one of the founders of the rock band Grateful Dead, also a member of bands The Other Ones, The Dead (band), The Dead, Kingfish (band), Kingfish, Bobby and the Midnites, RatDog, Furthur (band), Furthur and Dead & Company * Robert Rihmeek Williams, American rapper, singer and activist known as Meek Mill * Robbie Williams, Robert "Robbie" Williams, British singer and songwriter * Robert van Winkle, real name of American rapper, actor, and television host Vanilla Ice * Bob Wiseman, Robert "Bob" Wiseman, Canadian film composer, songwriter and music teacher * Robert Allen Zimmerman, real name of American singer-songwriter Bob Dylan.


Scientists

* Robert Boyle, British natural philosopher, chemist, physicist, and inventor, first modern chemist, and one of the founders of modern chemistry, and one of the pioneers of modern experimental scientific method, also remembered for creating Boyle's law, which describes the inversely proportional relationship between the absolute pressure and volume of a gas, if the temperature is kept constant within a closed system, List of fellows of the Royal Society elected in 1663, one of the founders of the Royal Society, widely regarded as one of the greatest scientists of all time * Robert Bunsen, German chemist who discovered caesium in 1860 and rubidium in 1861, pioneer of photochemistry and organoarsenic chemistry and developer of the Bunsen burner * Robert F. Christy, Canadian-American theoretical physicist, astrophysicist, one of the last surviving people to have worked on the Manhattan Project during World War II, president of California Institute of Technology (Caltech) * Robert Darwin, English medical doctor, who today is best known as the father of the naturalist Charles Robert Darwin * Robert Esnault-Pelterie, French aircraft designer and spaceflight theorist, developer of ballistic missiles, father of modern rocketry * Robert Fulton, American engineer and inventor who is widely credited with developing a commercially successful steamboat known as North River Steamboat * Robert H. Goddard, American engineer, professor, physicist, and inventor, credited with creating and building the world's first liquid-fueled rocket, father of the modern rocketry * Robert C. Green, American medical geneticist, physician, and public health researcher * Robert J. Van de Graaff, engineer and physicist, inventor of high-voltage Van de Graaff generators * Robert Gardiner Hill, British surgeon specialising in the treatment of lunatic, lunacy, normally credited with being the first superintendent of the The Lawn, Lincoln, Lincoln Lunatic Asylum to develop a mode of treatment in which reliance on mechanical medical restraint and coercion could be dropped altogether in 1838 * Robert Hooke, English natural philosopher, architect and polymath, best known for discovering and naming the Cell (biology), Cell in 1665 and numerous other contributions, widely regarded as one of the greatest scientists of all time * Sir Robert Jones, 1st Baronet, Welsh orthopaedic surgeon who helped to establish the modern specialty of orthopaedic surgery in Britain, early proponent of the use of radiography in orthopaedics, and described the eponymous Jones fracture * Robert Koch, German physician and microbiologist, founder of modern bacteriology, received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1905 for his research on Tuberculosis, widely regarded as one of the greatest scientists of all time * Robert Andrews Millikan, American experimental physicist honored with the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1923 for the measurement of the elementary electric charge and for his work on the photoelectric effect * Sir Robert Robinson (organic chemist), Robert Robinson, Nobel Prize and Medal of Freedom (1945), Medal of Freedom winning British organic chemist * Robert Allen Rolfe, Robert A. Rolfe, English botanist specialising in the study of orchids * Robert Shapiro (chemist), Robert Shapiro, professor emeritus of chemistry at New York University, best known for his work on the origin of life * Robert Winston, British professor, medical doctor, scientist * Robert W. Wood, American physicist and inventor who is often cited as being a pivotal contributor to the field of optics and a pioneer of infrared photography and ultraviolet photography * Robert J. White, American neurosurgeon best known for his head transplants on living monkeys


Intelligence officers

* Robert Hanssen, former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) secret agent who spied for Soviet and Russian intelligence services against the United States from 1979 to 2001 * Robert Mueller, Robert S. Mueller III, American attorney who served as the sixth Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) from 2001 to 2013, leader of the investigations of September 11 attacks and Boston marathon bombing


Prison officials

* Robert McKenty, Prison warden, warden of Eastern State Penitentiary * Robert J. Kirby, 45th commandant of Sing Sing prison


Criminals

* Robert Anderson (murderer), Robert J. Anderson (1966–2006), American murderer * Robert Bales, former United States army soldier who committed the Kandahar massacre * Robert John Bardo, American assassin of Rebecca Schaeffer * Robert Berdella, American serial killer, known as The Kansas City Butcher and The Collector * Robert Durst, American suspected serial killer * Robert Black (serial killer), Robert Black, Scottish serial killer * Ted Bundy, Ted Robert Bundy, American serial killer, one of the most well known criminals of all time * Robert Ford (outlaw), Robert Newton Ford, 19th century American outlaw * Robert Garrow, American spree killer * Robert Hansen, American serial killer known as "The Butcher Baker" * Robert Hawkins, mass murderer who perpetrated the Westroads Mall shooting * Robert Jay Mathews, American neo-Nazi terrorist and the leader of The Order (white supremacist group), The Order, an American white supremacist militant group * Robert Maudsley, English serial killer * Robert A. Long, American spree killer who perpetrated the 2021 Atlanta spa shootings * Bobby Joe Long, Robert "Bobby" Long, American serial killer and rapist * Robert Napper, British serial killer * Robert Perrino (1938–1992), Bonanno crime family associate and murder victim * Robert Pickton, Canadian serial killer * Robert Ben Rhoades, American serial killer known as "The Truck Stop Killer" * Schellenberg smuggling incident, Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, Canadian drug contrabandist * Robert Shelton (Ku Klux Klan), Robert M. Shelton, leader of United Klans of America, a Ku Klux Klan group * Robert Steinhäuser, German mass murderer and perpetrator of the Erfurt school massacre * Robert Stroud, a convicted murderer, American federal prisoner and author known as the "Birdman of Alcatraz" who has been cited as one of the most notorious criminals in the United States * Robert Tilton, American televangelist and fraud * Robert Trimbole, Australian businessman, drug baron and organised crime boss * Robert Lee Yates, American serial killer from Spokane, Washington


Judges

* Robert J. Cindrich, American judge, former United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania * Robert H. Jackson, American attorney and judge who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, United States Supreme Court, previously served as United States Solicitor General, and
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, the Chief United States Prosecutor at the Nuremberg Trials * Robert Morgenthau, American lawyer, District Attorney for New York County and United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York * Robert Price (judge), Robert Price, British judge and politician * R. R. Selvadurai, Robert Rajanayagam Selvadurai (1894–1973), Sri Lankan Tamil lawyer, police magistrate, and civil servant


Political figures

* Robert Buckland, Welsh Conservative Party politician and barrister who served as Solicitor General for England and Wales and Minister of State for Prisons, currently serving as Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor * Robert J. Bulkley, United States Democratic Party Politician from Ohio; * Robert Baird (clergyman), Robert Baird, American clergyman and author * Robert Byrd, American lawyer and politician who served as a United States Senator from West Virginia for over 51 years, from 1959 until his death in 2010 * Robert Chadwick, Pennsylvania State Representative * Robert J. Clendening, Pennsylvania State Representative * Robert Crosser, U.S. Representative from Ohio, the longest serving member of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Ohio * Bob Dole, Robert "Bob" Dole, American politician and attorney who represented Kansas in the United States Senate from 1969 to 1996 * R. Budd Dwyer, Robert Budd Dwyer, the 30th State Treasurer of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, best remembered for his public suicide on live TV; * Robert A. Green, U.S Representative from Florida * Arthur Robert Guinness, Zealand politician and Speaker of the House of Representatives * Robert Gunawardena (1904–1971), founder of the Trotskyist Lanka Sama Samaja Party, diplomat * Robert G. Harper, a Federalist, member of the United States Senate from Maryland, serving from January 1816 until December of the same year; * Robert H. Foerderer, U.S. Congressman from Pennsylvania from 1901 to 1903 * Robert M. La Follette Jr., U.S. senator from Wisconsin from 1925 to 1947 * Robert J. Gamble, Representative and Senator from South Dakota * Robert Edward Jayatilaka, Sri Lankan Sinhala politician * Sir Robert Laurie, 5th Baronet, Scottish soldier and politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1774 to 1804 * Robert Lee Henry, Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Texas from 1897 to 1917; * Robert Lowe, British statesman and pivotal figure who shaped British politics in the latter half of the 19th century * Robert James Manion, Canadian politician best known for leading the Conservative Party of Canada from 1938 until 1940. * Bob Moses (activist), Robert "Bob" Moses, American educator and civil rights activist, leader of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in Mississippi during the Civil Rights Movement, co-founder of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party, one of the founders of Freedom Summer project * Beto O'Rourke, Robert "Beto" O'Rourke, American politician who represented Texas's 16th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 2013 to 2019 who sought the 2020 Democratic nomination for President of the United States, also a past member of the music band Foss (band), Foss and hacker group Cult of the Dead Cow * Robert Schmidt (German politician), Robert Schmidt, Reich Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Reich Minister of Food and Agriculture of Germany * Robert Sobukwe, prominent South African political dissident and teacher who founded and became the first president of the Pan Africanist Congress * Robert Roosevelt, a sportsman, author and politician who served as a United States Representative from New York and as United States Ambassador to the Netherlands, Minister to the Hague, brother of the president of America Theodore Roosevelt; * Robert K. Steel, American businessman, financier and government official; * Robert A. Taft, American conservative politician, lawyer, and scion of the Taft family; * Bob Turner (American politician), Robert L. "Bob" Turner, American businessman and politician * Robert F. Williams, American civil rights leader and author best known for serving as president of the Monroe, North Carolina chapter of the NAACP


Secretaries of War

* Robert Todd Lincoln, American politician, lawyer, and businessman, the first son of Abraham Lincoln, United States Secretary of War and List of ambassadors of the United States to the United Kingdom, United States Minister to the United Kingdom * Robert P. Patterson, United States Secretary of War


Secretaries of State

* Lord Robert Crewe-Milnes, 1st Marquess of Crewe, Secretary of State for India during
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and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland * Robert M. T. Hunter, Virginia lawyer, politician and plantation owner, United States House of Representatives, U.S. Representative (1837–1843, 1845–1847), Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, Speaker of the House (1839–1841), and United States Senate, U.S. Senator (1847–1861), during the American Civil War, the Confederate States Secretary of State (1861–1862) and then a Congress of the Confederate States, Confederate Senator (1862–1865) * Robert Smith (Cabinet member), Robert Smith, second United States Secretary of the Navy from 1801 to 1809 and the sixth United States Secretary of State from 1809 to 1811 * Sir Robert Southwell (diplomat), Sir Robert Southwell, Irish diplomat, Secretary of State for Ireland and President of the Royal Society from 1690


Governors

* Robert J. Bentley, American politician and physician who served as the 53rd Governor of Alabama from 2011 until 2017; * Robert Brooke (Virginia governor), Robert Brooke, soldier and Virginia political figure who served as the List of Governors of Virginia, tenth Governor of Virginia * Robert Brooke (East India Company officer), Robert Brooke, lieutenant-colonel in the army of Bengal and Governor of Saint Helena, governor of the island of St Helena from 1788 to 1800 * Robert Carter I, American colonist, List of colonial governors of Virginia, Colonial Governor of Virginia and Speaker of the Virginia House of Burgesses; * Robert Stockton Green, American Democratic Party politician, who served as the 27th Governor of New Jersey from 1887 to 1890 * Robert Hunter (governor), Robert Hunter, British military officer, colonial governor of New York (province), New York and New Jersey from 1710 to 1720, and governor of Jamaica from 1727 to 1734; * Robert M. La Follette, American lawyer and politician who served as the 20th Governor of Wisconsin; * Robert S. Kerr, American businessman and politician, 12th Governor of Oklahoma * Robert S. Kerr III, American politician, Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma * Robert Lowry (governor), Robert Lowry, American politician and a Confederate States Army general during the American Civil War, who served as 32nd Governor of Mississippi; * Robert D. Orr, American politician and diplomat who served as the List of Governors of Indiana, 45th Governor of Indiana from 1981 to 1989 * Robert E. Quinn, American attorney and politician from Rhode Island who served as the 58th Governor of Rhode Island and Judge for the Rhode Island Superior Court * Robert Marcellus Stewart, 14th Governor of Missouri from 1857 to 1861, during the years just prior to the American Civil War; * Robert Yellowtail, leader of the Crow Nation, the first Native Americans in the United States, Native American to hold the post of Agency Superintendent at a reservation in the Crow Indian Reservation


Mayors

* Robert Worth Bingham, American politician, judge, United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom and mayor of Louisville, Kentucky * Robert Brent, the first Mayor of Washington, D.C., the federal capital of the United States; * Robert T. Conrad, the first mayor of Philadelphia to take office following the Consolidation Act of 1854; * Rob Ford, Robert "Rob" Ford, Canadian politician and businessman who served as the 64th Mayor of Toronto; * Robert King High, American politician who served as 29th mayor of the city of Miami; * Robert H. Morris (mayor), Robert H. Morris, 64th mayor of New York City; * Robert F. Wagner Jr., American politician who served three terms as the mayor of New York City from 1954 through 1965


Founding fathers of United States

* Robert R. Livingston (chancellor), Robert R. Livingston, American lawyer, politician, diplomat from New York, 1st United States Secretary of Foreign Affairs, 1st Chancellor of New York and a Founding Fathers of the United States, Founding Father of the United States * Robert Morris (financier), Robert Morris, English-born merchant, United States Secretary of the Navy, United States Superintendent of Finance and a Founding Father of the United States


Literary figures

* Robert Browning, English poet and playwright whose mastery of the dramatic monologue made him one of the foremost 19th century poets * Robert Burns, Scottish/British poet and lyricist, widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland * Robert Commanday, American music critic, List of chief music critics, chief classical music critic of the San Francisco Chronicle (1964–1994) * Robert Cormier, American author and journalist, known for his deeply pessimistic novels * Robert Frost, American poet * Robert Hardman (born 1965), British journalist, author, and documentary filmmaker * Robert Harris (novelist), Robert Harris, English novelist and former BBC reporter * Robert A. Heinlein, American science-fiction writer, one of the pioneers of hard science fiction genre *Robert Hichens (writer), Robert Hichens, English journalist, novelist, music lyricist, short story writer, music critic * Robert E. Howard, American author who wrote pulp fiction, well known for his character Conan the Barbarian, regarded as the father of the sword and sorcery subgenre * Robert G. Ingersoll, American writer and orator during the Golden Age of Freethought, who campaigned in defense of agnosticism * Bob Kane, Robert "Bob" Kane, American comic book artist and writer, best known for creating the character Batman (character), Batman * Robert Kirkman, American comic book author best known for creating ''The Walking Dead (franchise), The Walking Dead'' * Rob Liefeld, Robert "Rob" Liefeld, American comic book artist and writer, best known for creating the character Deadpool * Robert Rozhdestvensky, Soviet Russian poet, regarded as one of the most significant Russian poets * Robert W. Service, British-Canadian poet and writer * Robert J.C. Stead, Canadian novelist * Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, musician and travel writer, best known for his work Treasure Island, which became one of the most popular literary works of all time * Robert Anton Wilson, American author, futurist, philosopher and self-described agnostic mystic, co-author (with Robert Shea) of ''The Illuminatus! Trilogy''


Businessmen

* Robert Bosch, German industrialist, businessman, engineer and inventor, founder of Robert Bosch GmbH (Bosch) * Robert Kardashian, American attorney and businessman * Robert Kiyosaki, American businessman and author, founder of the Rich Dad Company * Robert Kyncl, American business executive, Chief Business Officer of YouTube and former Vice President of Content Acquisitions of Netflix * Robert Napier (engineer), Robert Napier, Scottish marine engineer and founder of Robert Napier and Sons * Robert Miles Sloman, English-German shipbuilder, ship owner and sailor * Robert Smalls, American businessman, publisher, and politician who, born into slavery in Beaufort, South Carolina, freed himself, his crew, and their families during the American Civil War by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, USS Planter (1862), CSS ''Planter'' in 1862 * Robert F. Smith (investor), Robert F. Smith, American billionaire, businessman, philanthropist, chemical engineer, and investor, founder, chairman, and CEO of private equity firm Vista Equity Partners * Robert Trump, American real estate developer and business executive, brother of the president of America Donald Trump * Robert Winthrop (banker), Robert Winthrop, wealthy banker and capitalist in New York City


Administrators of NASA

* Robert A. Frosch, American scientist who was the fifth administrator of NASA from 1977 to 1981 * Robert M. Lightfoot Jr., engineer and former List of Administrators and Deputy Administrators of NASA, Acting Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), serving from January 20, 2017 until April 23, 2018, making him the longest-serving Acting Administrator in NASA history


Astronauts

* Robert L. Behnken, United States Air Force officer, NASA astronaut and former Chief of the Astronaut Office * Robert D. Cabana, director of NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center, a former NASA astronaut, and a veteran of four Space Shuttle flights * Robert J. Cenker, American aerospace and electrical engineer, aerospace systems consultant, and former astronaut * Robert Crippen, American retired naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aerospace engineer, and retired astronaut * Robert Curbeam, former NASA astronaut and captain in the United States Navy * Robert L. Gibson, former American naval officer and aviator, test pilot, aeronautical engineer, and a retired NASA astronaut, as well as a professional pilot and regular racer at the annual Reno Air Races * Robert S. Kimbrough, retired United States Army officer, and a NASA astronaut * Robert Henry Lawrence Jr., Robert Lawrence Jr., a United States Air Force officer and the first African-American astronaut * Robert F. Overmyer, American test pilot, naval aviator, aeronautical engineer, physicist, United States Marine Corps officer and USAF/NASA astronaut * Robert A. Parker, American physicist and astronomer, former Director of the NASA Management Office at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and a retired NASA astronaut * Robert Satcher, American physician, chemical engineer and NASA astronaut * Robert C. Springer, retired American astronaut and test pilot * Robert L. Stewart, retired brigadier general of the United States Army and a former NASA astronaut * Robert Thirsk, a Canadian engineer and physician, and a former Canadian Space Agency astronaut * Roberto Vittori, Italian air force officer and an ESA astronaut


Sportsmen

* Robert Green, English former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper, played in the Premier League and Football League and for the England national football team, England national team * Robert Alexander (Irish sportsman), Robert Alexander, Irish sportsman * Roberto Baggio, Italian former professional footballer who mainly played as a second striker, or as an attacking midfielder * Roberto Carlos, Brazilian footballer, widely regarded as one of the best football players of all time * Robert Griffin III, American football quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League * Robert Gsellman (born 1993), American baseball player * Robert Howard (martial artist), Robert Howard, Irish Grandmaster (martial arts), Grandmaster of taekwondo * Bobby Hull, Robert "Bobby" Hull, Canadian former ice hockey player who is regarded as one of the greatest players of all time * Róbert Jež, retired Slovak footballer * Robert Kerr (athlete), Robert Kerr, Irish Canadian sprinter * Robbie Kerr, Robert "Robbie" Kerr, British racing driver * Robert Lewandowski, Polish football player who plays as a striker for Bayern Munich and is the captain of the Poland national football team, Poland national team * Roberto López Ufarte, Basque former footballer * Roberto Mancini, Italian Association football, football manager and former player who is the manager of the Italy national football team, Italy national team * Bob McNamara (baseball), Robert "Bob" McNamara, American baseball player * Alexander Michel Melki, Robert Alexander Michel Melki (born 1992), Swedish-Lebanese footballer * Robert Mühren, Dutch professional footballer * Robert Person (born 1969), American baseball player * Bobby Orr, Robert "Bobby" Orr, Canadian former professional ice hockey player, widely acknowledged as one of the greatest of all time * Robert Remus, American professional wrestler known as Sgt. Slaughter * Rob Terry, Robert "Rob" Terry, Welsh professional wrestler and bodybuilder * Robert Whittaker (fighter), Robert Whittaker, New Zealand-born Australian professional mixed martial artist * Robert Wickens, Canadian racing driver


Paranormal

* Robert (doll), Robert the Doll, a supposedly haunted doll exhibited at a museum, center of an urban legend


Others

* Robert Ballard, retired United States Navy officer and a professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island who is best known for the discovery of the wrecks of the RMS Titanic in 1985 * Robert Barclay Allardice, generally known as Captain Barclay, Scottish walker of the early 19th century, known as the celebrated pedestrian, considered the father of the 19th century sport of pedestrianism, a precursor to racewalking * Robert T. Barrett, American painter, illustrator, and professor of illustration at Brigham Young University * Robert Bevan, British painter, drawing, draughtsman and lithographer, founding member of the Camden Town Group, the London Group, and the Cumberland Market Group * Robert Capa, Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist * Robert Chung, Hong Kong academician, former Director of the Public Opinion Programme (POP) of the University of Hong Kong, head of the Hong Kong Public Opinion Research Institute * Robert Conquest, an English-American historian and poet * Robert Cornelius, American pioneer of photography and a lamp manufacturer who took the first light picture ever taken and whose self-taken portrait is the first known photographic portrait taken in America * Robert de Cotte, French architect-administrator, under whose design control of the royal buildings of France the earliest notes presaging the Rococo style were introduced * Robert G. Elliott, American executioner * Robert Elms, English writer and broadcaster * Robert Gibbings, Irish artist and author who was most noted for his work as a wood engraver and sculptor * Robert Gregg, Anglican Archbishop * Robert Gray (bishop of Cape Town), Robert Gray, first Anglican Bishop of Cape Town and Metropolitan of Africa * Robert Gray (bishop of Bristol), Robert Gray, English Bishop of Bristol * Robert Gray (sea captain), Robert Gray, American merchant sea captain who pioneered the maritime fur trade * Robert H. Gray, American data analyst, author and astronomer * Roparz Hemon (Robert Hemon), Breton author and scholar of Breton expression * Robert Henri, American painter and teacher * Robert Hichens (sailor), Robert Hichens, British sailor who was part of the deck crew on board the RMS Titanic as one of six quartermasters on board the vessel and was at the ships wheel when it struck the iceberg * Carl Robert Jakobson, Estonian writer, politician and teacher, one of the most important people in the Estonian national awakening * Robert Knox (bishop), Robert Knox, Irish bishop * Robert Lopez, award-winning American songwriter of musicals, best known for co-creating The Book of Mormon (musical), The Book of Mormon and Avenue Q, and for composing the songs featured in the Walt Disney Animation Studios, 3D Disney computer animated films Frozen (2013 film), Frozen and Coco (2017 film), Coco * Roberto Matta, of Chilean painter and a seminal figure in 20th century abstract expressionist and surrealist art * Robert Molyneux, English-American Catholic priest and Jesuit missionary to the United States * Robert de Montesquiou, French aesthete, Symbolist poet and art collector * Captain Robert Nairac, British Army officer in Special Reconnaissance Unit, 14 Intelligence Company who was abducted from a pub in Dromintee, south County Armagh, during an undercover operation and assassinated by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) on his fourth tour of duty in Northern Ireland as a Military Intelligence Liaison Officer * Robert M. Price, American theologian and writer * Bob Ross, Robert "Bob" Ross, American painter, art instructor, and television host * Robert O. Scholz, American architect from Washington, D.C. * Robert Livingston Rudolph, American bishop of the Reformed Episcopal Church * Death of Robert Stevens, Robert Stevens, British-born American photojournalist killed in the 2001 anthrax attacks * Robert Scotland Liddell, British war reporter and photographer * Robert Topala, also known as Zhenmuron, Swedish musician and video game developer known for developing the popular rhythm based arcade art game Geometry Dash * Robert Barron (bishop), American prelate of the Catholic Church, author, theologian and evangelist, known for his Word on Fire ministry * Robert Wadlow, known as the Alton, Illinois, Alton Giant and the Giant of Illinois, an American who became famous as the tallest person in recorded history * Robert Wipper, Russian historian of classical antiquity, medieval and modern period


Fictional characters

* Rocky Balboa, Robert "Rocky" Balboa, the main character in Rocky Balboa film series; * King Robert Baratheon, a fictional king in ''A Song of Ice and Fire'' novels by George R. R. Martin & the 2011 TV series ''Game of Thrones'' (King of the Andals, the Rhoynar and the First Men, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms, Protector of the Realm, Lord of Storm's End, Lord Paramount of the Stormlands) * Commander List of S.W.A.T. (2017 TV series) characters, Robert Hicks, A senior officer with the LAPD Special Operations Bureau in S.W.A.T. (2017 TV series), 2017 TV series S.W.A.T. * Robert, main character of the 2021 action thriller Roberrt * List of Everybody Loves Raymond characters, Robert Barone, a character from the 1996 sitcom ''Everybody Loves Raymond'' * Robert Blake, main character in the story The Haunter of the Dark by H.P. Lovecraft * Robert the Devil, main character of a legend of medieval origin about a Norman knight who discovers he is the son of Satan * Robert "Yokai" Callaghan, a former robotics professor at the San Fransokyo Institute of Technology and the main antagonist of Big Hero 6 (film), Big Hero 6 * Robert Philip, one of the main characters in the 2007 film Enchanted (film), Enchanted * Robert Jürgens, owner of Griffolyon, character from the Japanese Manga series Beyblade (manga), Beyblade * Robert Drake, fictional superhero known as Iceman (Marvel Comics), Iceman, appearing in comic books published by Marvel Comics, a founding member of the X-Men * Robert Ford, main character in TV series Westworld (TV series), Westworld * Robert "Rob" Smith, character from the TV series The Goldbergs (2013 TV series), The Goldbergs * Robert Langdon, symbologist and cryptologist in Dan Brown's novels ''Angels & Demons, The Da Vinci Code, The Lost Symbol & Inferno (Brown novel), Inferno'', the 2006 film The Da Vinci Code (film), ''The Da Vinci Code'' & the 2009 film Angels & Demons (film), ''Angels & Demons'' * Robert McGonagall, father of Minerva McGonagall, the transfiguration teacher and Head of Gryffindor House in the Harry Potter franchise; * Bobby Nash, Robert "Bobby" Nash, a firefighter in TV series 9-1-1 (TV series), 9-1-1 * Robert Neville, a main protagonist and US Army Virologist in 2007 movie ''I Am Legend (film), I Am Legend''; * Robert "Bob" Newby, a character from the TV series Stranger Things * Robert Paulson, a character in Chuck Palahniuk's novel ''Fight Club (novel), Fight Club'' and the 1999 Fight Club, film of the same name * Robert "Bob" Fossil, a zoo owner in the TV series The Mighty Boosh * Robert Reynolds, a Marvel Comics Superhero known as Sentry (Robert Reynolds), Sentry * Robbie Rotten, the main villain in ''LazyTown'' since the second play, ''Glanni Glæpur í Latabæ'' (Robbie Rotten in LazyTown); * Robbie Shapiro, Robert "Robbie" Shapiro, character from TV series Victorious * Bobby Singer, Robert "Bobby" Singer, fictional character in The CW Television Network's horror-drama television series Supernatural (U.S. TV series), Supernatural * Robert The Scotsman, character from animated series Samurai Jack * Robb Stark, Robert "Robb" Stark, a fictional character in ''A Song of Ice and Fire'' novels by George R. R. Martin & the 2011 TV series ''Game of Thrones'' * Robert Chan, chief executive of Umbrella Corps in Resident Evil franchise * Resident Evil characters, Robert "Bob" Kendo, a character from Resident Evil franchise * Robert, character from the Lithuanian soap opera Moterys meluoja geriau (Women lie better) and its Latvian version Viņas melo labāk * Robert T. Sturgeon, video game character in the Ninja Gaiden series * Robert "Bob" Gray, real name of the character known as It (character), It or Pennywise the Dancing Clown from the horror story and movies of the same name * SpongeBob SquarePants (character), Sponge Robert "Bob" SquarePants, title character of the animated series SpongeBob SquarePants * Robert "Bob" the Builder, a character from the British animated series Bob the Builder * Robert Seaver, a character from Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey * Hulk, Robert Bruce Banner, a major character featured in Marvel Comics, known as Hulk, The Incredible Hulk * Dr Robert Gru, character from the Despicable Me franchise * Robert "Bob" Parr, a fictional superhero known as Mr Incredible from The Incredibles franchise * Robert Underdunk Terwilliger, known as Sideshow Bob, a character from the animated series The Simpsons


Folklore

* Puck (folklore), Robert Goodfellow, Household deity, domestic and nature sprite (creature), sprite, demon, or fairy in mythology * Knecht Ruprecht, Knight Robert, a legendary Christmas character from German folklore * Robert, one of the names often used to refer to a legendary Christmas character known as Krampus * Robert, one of the names often used to refer to the Devil in mythology


In different languages


Indo-European


Germanic

;Major * Afrikaans: Robert * Bavarian language, Austrian-Bavarian: Rupert, Ruprecht, Rupprecht *
Danish Danish may refer to: * Something of, from, or related to the country of Denmark * A national or citizen of Denmark, also called a "Dane", see Demographics of Denmark * Danish people or Danes, people with a Danish ancestral or ethnic identity * Danis ...
: Robert *
Dutch Dutch commonly refers to: * Something of, from, or related to the Netherlands * Dutch people () * Dutch language () *Dutch language , spoken in Belgium (also referred as ''flemish'') Dutch may also refer to:" Castle * Dutch Castle Places * ...
: Robrecht, Robbert *
English English usually refers to: * English language English is a West Germanic languages, West Germanic language first spoken in History of Anglo-Saxon England, early medieval England, which has eventually become the World language, leading lan ...

English
: Robert * Hunsrik: Robert *
German German(s) may refer to: * Germany (of or related to) **Germania (historical use) * Germans, citizens of Germany, people of German ancestry, or native speakers of the German language ** For citizens of Germany, see also German nationality law **Ger ...

German
: Rupert, Ruprecht, Rupprecht * Flemish language, Flemish: Robbert * Frisian language, Frisian: Robert *
Icelandic Icelandic refers to anything of, from, or related to Iceland and may refer to: *Icelandic people *Icelandic language *Icelandic alphabet *Icelandic cuisine See also

* Icelander (disambiguation) * Icelandic Airlines, a predecessor of Icelandai ...
: Róbert *
Norwegian Norwegian, Norwayan, or Norsk may refer to: *Something of, from, or related to Norway, a country in northwestern Europe *Norwegians, both a nation and an ethnic group native to Norway *Demographics of Norway *The Norwegian language, including the ...
: Robert * Scots: Rabert *
Swedish Swedish or ' may refer to: * Anything from or related to Sweden, a country in Northern Europe * Swedish language, a North Germanic language spoken primarily in Sweden and Finland * Swedish alphabet, the official alphabet used by the Swedish langu ...
: Robert * Yiddish: ראבערט (Rabert) ;Others * Dalecarlian: Robert * Elfdalian, Elfdalian (Övdalian): Rodbert * Gothic language, Gothic: Hroþobrecht * Finland Swedish: Robert * Frankish language, Frankish: Chrodobert, Chrodobrecht * Limburgish: Robbert * Luxembourgish: Robbert * Vandalic: Chrodobert, Chrodobrecht * Yenish language, Yenish: Rupert * Old Norse: Hrōðberχtr *
Proto-Germanic Proto-Germanic (abbreviated PGmc; also called Common Germanic) is the reconstructed Reconstruction may refer to: Politics, history, and sociology *Reconstruction (law), the transfer of a company's (or several companies') business to a new ...
: Hrōþiberhtaz * Proto-Norse: Hrōðberχtr


Balto-Slavic


Baltic

;Major * Latvian language, Latvian (Lettish): Roberts, Robērs * Lithuanian language, Lithuanian: Robertas ;Other * Latgalian language, Latgalian: Roberts * Old Prussian: Robertis * Samogitian dialect, Samogitian: Robertas


Slavic

;Major * Belorussian language, Belorussian: Роберт (Robert) * Bosnian language, Bosnian: Robert, Роберт * Bulgarian language, Bulgarian: Робърт/Роберт (Robert) * Croatian language, Croatian: Robert * Czech language, Czech: Robert * Macedonian language, Macedonian: Роберт (Robert) * Polish language, Polish: Robert * Russian language, Russian: Роберт (Robert), Роман (Roman) * Serbian language, Serbian: Robert/Роберт * Slovak language, Slovak: Róbert * Slovene language, Slovene: Roberto ;Others * Church Slavonic: Роберт (Robert) * Kashubian language, Kashubian: Robert * Old Church Slavonic: Роберт (Robert) * Old East Slavic: Роберт (Robert) * Rusyn language, Rusyn: Роберт (Robert)


Celtic

;Major * Irish language, Irish: Roibeárd * Welsh language, Welsh: Robat, Rhobert ;Others * Breton language, Breton: Roparzh, Roperzh, Roparz, Ropars * Celtiberian language, Celtiberian: Hraidbeardaz * Cornish language, Cornish: Robert * Gaulish: Raibeard * Manx language, Manx: Robard * Scottish Gaelic: Raibeart


Hellenic

* Ancient Macedonian language, Ancient Macedonian: Ροβέρτος (Rovértos) * Greek language, Greek: Ροβέρτος (Rovértos) * Pontic Greek: Ροβέρτος (Rovértos)


Italic

* Latin: Robertus, Rupertus * Classical Latin: Robertus, Rupertus, Rodbertus * Late Latin: Robertus, Rupertus * Oscan: Robertus * Umbrian: Robertus * Vulgar Latin: Robertus, Rupertus


Romance

;Major * Catalan language, Catalan: Robert * French language, French: Robert * Italian language, Italian: Roberto * Portuguese language, Portuguese: Roberto * Romanian language, Romanian: Robert * Spanish language, Spanish: Roberto ;Others * Aragonese language, Aragonese: Roberto * Aromanian language, Aromanian (Vlach): Robert * Asturian language, Asturian: Robert * Asturleonese language, Asturleonese: Roberto * Champenois language, Champenois: Robert * Corsican language, Corsican: Roberto * Dalmatian language, Dalmatian: Roberto * Emilian language, Emilian: Robert * Franco-Provençal: Robert * Friulian language, Friulian: Robèrto * Galician language, Galician: Roberte * Gallo language, Gallo: Robert, Roberte * Galician-Portuguese: Roberteo * Istriot language, Istriot: Robert * Judaeo-Spanish, Ladino: רוברטו (Roberto) * Ligurian (Romance language), Ligurian: Roberto * Lombard language, Lombard: Roberto * Neapolitan language, Neapolitan: Roberto * Occitan language, Occitan: Robert * Picard language, Picard: Robert * Piedmontese language, Piedmontese: Robert * Sardinian language, Sardinian: Robertu * Venetian language, Venetian: Roberto * Walloon language, Walloon: Robert


Indo-Iranian

* Balochi language, Balochi: رابرت (Robert) * Bengali language, Bengali: রবার্ট (Rabārṭa) * Gujarati language, Gujarati: રોબર્ટ (Rōbarṭa) * Hindi: रॉबर्ट (Robart) * Kashmiri language, Kashmiri: रॉबर्ट (Robart) * Kurdish languages, Kurdish: رابرت (Robert) * Malvi language, Malvi: रॉबर्ट (Robart) * Marathi language, Marathi: रॉबर्ट (Rŏbarṭa) * Mazanderani language, Mazanderani: رابرت (Robert) * ne, रोबर्ट, Rōbarṭa * Nimadi language, Nimadi: रॉबर्ट (Robart) * Odia language, Odia: ରବର୍ଟ (Robert) * Ossetian language, Ossetian (Ossetic): Роберт * Pashto: رابرټ (Robert) * Persian language, Persian: رابرت (Robert) * Punjabi language, Punjabi: ਰਾਬਰਟ (Rābaraṭa) * Romani language, Romani: Robert * Sanskrit: रॉबर्ट (Robart) * Tajik language, Tajik: Роберт * Urdu: رابرٹ (Robert)


Other

* Albanian language, Albanian: Robert * Armenian language, Armenian: Ռոբերտ (Robert), Ռուբեն (Ruben), Ռուպեն (Rupen, Roupen) * Dacian language, Dacian: Ροβέρτος (Rovértos) * Esperanto: Robert, Roberto * Hittite language, Hittite: 𒊒𒁁𒊑𒀾 (Ruberitàš, Ruberetàš) * Illyrian language, Illyrian: Robert * Messapic language, Messapic: Robert * Philistine language, Philistine: Robert * Proto-Indo-European language, Proto-Indo-European (PIE): kreHbʰerHǵ * Thracian language, Thracian: Ροβέρτος (Rovértos) * Tocharian language, Tocharian: Roberetus


Major language varieties

;Germanic


English

* American English: Robert * African-American English: Robert * Appalachian English: Robert * Australian English: Robert * Australian Aboriginal English: Robert * British English: Robert * Caribbean English: Robert * Canadian English: Robert * Hiberno-English, Hiberno-English (Irish English): Rhobert * Indian English: Robert * Malaysian English: Robert * Middle English: Robert * New York City English: Robert * New Zealand English: Robert * Nigerian English: Robert * North American English: Robert *
Old English Old English (, ), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest recorded form of the English language English is a West Germanic language of the Indo-European language family The Indo-European languages are a language family A language ...
: Robert, Rodbert, Rodbrecht * Singapore English: Robert * South African English: Robert * Ugandan English: Robert


Dutch

* Belgian Dutch (Flemish), Belgian Dutch: Robert, Robbert * Low Franconian: Robert, Robbert * Zeelandic: Robert, Robbert


German

* Austrian German: Robert * Bernese German: Robert * Brazilian German: Robert * Central German: Robert, Rupert * East Low German: Robert, Rupert, Rupprecht * High German: Robert, Rupert, Rupprecht * High Prussian: Robert * Low German: Robert, Rupert, Rupprecht * Low Prussian: Robert * Plautdietsch language, Plautdietsch: Robert * Swiss German: Robert * Upper German: Robert, Rupert, Rupprecht * West Low German, West Low German (Low Saxon): Robert, Rupert, Rupprecht


Romance

;French * African French: Robert * Belgian French: Robert * Canadian French: Robert * Norman French: Robert * Old French: Robert * Quebec French: Robert * Swiss French: Robert ;Italian * Swiss Italian: Robert ;Portuguese * Angolan Portuguese: Roberto * Brazilian Portuguese: Roberto * European Portuguese: Roberto ;Spanish * Andean Spanish: Roberto * Bolivian Spanish: Roberto * Mexican Spanish: Roberto * Canarian Spanish: Roberto * Castilian Spanish: Roberto * Chilean Spanish: Roberto * Colombian Spanish: Roberto * Cuban Spanish: Roberto * Old Spanish: Robertus * Panamanian Spanish: Roberto * Peruvian Spanish: Roberto * Peninsular Spanish, Peninsular (European) Spanish: Roberto * Venezuelan Spanish: Roberto


Uralic


Finno-Ugric

;Major * Estonian language, Estonian: Raivo, Robert, Roobert * Finnish language, Finnish: Robert, Roobert, Roopertti, Roope * Hungarian language, Hungarian: Róbert ;Others * Erzya language, Erzya: Роберт * Ingrian language, Ingrian (Izhorian): Raivo, Raivert, Rovert, Robert * Karelian language, Karelian: Roope, Roopertti, Roobert, Robert, Роопе, Роопертти, Рооберт, Роберт * Khanty language, Khanty: Роберт * Komi language, Komi: Роберт * Komi-Permyak language, Komi-Permyak: Роберт * Kven language, Kven: Roope, Roopertti * Livonian language, Livonian: Raivo, Robert, Roobert * Ludic language, Ludic: Roope, Roopertti, Roobert, Robert * Mansi language, Mansi: Роберт * Mari language, Mari: Роберт * Meänkieli: Roopertti * Moksha language, Moksha: Роберт * Sámi languages, Sámi: Roope, Roopertti, Roobert, Robert, Роопе, Роопертти, Рооберт, Роберт * Seto dialect, Seto: Raivo, Robert * Udmurt language, Udmurt: Роберт * Veps language, Veps: Roope, Roopertti, Roobert, Robert * Võro language, Võro: Raivo * Votic language, Votic: Robert * Komi-Zyrian language, Zyrian: Роберт


Samoyedic

* Enets language, Enets: Роберт * Forest Nenets language, Forest Nenets: Роберт * Kamassian language, Kamassian: Роберт * Mator language, Mator: Роберт * Nenets language, Nenets: Роберт * Nganasan language, Nganasan: Роберт * Selkup language, Selkup: Роберт * Tundra Nenets language, Tundra Nenets: Роберт


Afro-Asiatic


Berber

* Central Atlas Tamazight: ⵔⵓⵒⴻⵔⵜ (Rupert), ⵔⵓⵒⴻⵔⵟ (Rupert), ⵔⵓⵒⴻⵔX (Rupert) * Kabyle language, Kabyle: ⵔ--ⴲⴻⵔX (Robert), ⵔ--ⴱⴻⵔⵜ (Robert), ⵔ--ⴲⴻⵔⵜ (Robert), ⵔ--ⴱⴻⵔⵟ (Robert), ⵔ--ⴲⴻⵔⵟ (Robert) * Shilha language, Shilha: روبرت (Robert) * Shawiya language, Shawiya: Robert * Tarifit, Tarifit (Riffian): ⵔ--ⴱⴻⵔX (Robert) * Tuareg languages, Tuareg: Robert


Semitic

* Amharic: ሮበርት (Roberiti) * Arabic: روبرت (Robert) * Aramaic: ܪܝܫܒܝܬ (Robert) * Chaldean Neo-Aramaic, Chaldean (Assyrian) Neo-Aramaic (Suret): ܪܝܫܒܝܬ (Robert) * Ge'ez: ሮበርት (Roberiti) * Hausa language, Hausa: روبرت (Robert) * Hebrew language, Hebrew (Ivrit): רוברט (Robert), רובן (Ruben), ראובן (Reuben) * Maltese language, Maltese: Robert * Phoenician language, Phoenician: 𐤓𐤏𐤁𐤄𐤓𐤈‎ (Robhert) * Tigre language, Tigre: ሮበርት (Roberiti) * Tigrinya: ሮበርት (Roberiti) * Turoyo language, Suryat Neo-Aramaic (Turoyo): ܪܝܫܒܝܬ (Robert)


Other

* Akkadian language, Akkadian: 𒊒𒁁𒊑𒀾 (Ruberitàš, Ruberetàš) * Coptic language, Coptic: rꜥbꜣr.t (Rabarat) * Egyptian language, Egyptian: 𓁶𓁹𓉐𓃾𓁶𓏴 (Robaert) * Shilha language, Shilha (Tachelhit): Robert


Major language varieties

* Algerian Arabic: روبرت (Robert) * Egyptian Arabic: روبرت (Robert) * Hadhrami Arabic: روبرت (Robert) * Lebanese Arabic: روبرت (Robert) * Libyan Arabic: روبرت (Robert) * Mesopotamian Arabic, Mesopotamian (Iraqi) Arabic: روبرت (Robert) * Modern Hebrew: רוברט (Robert), רובן (Ruben), ראובן (Reuben) * Sudanese Arabic: روبرت (Robert) * Syrian Arabic: روبرت (Robert) * Yemeni Arabic: روبرت (Robert)


Dravidian

;Major * Kannada: ರಾಬರ್ಟ್ (Rābarṭ) * Malayalam: റോബർട്ട് (Ŗēābarṭṭ) * Tamil language, Tamil: ராபர்ட் (Rāparṭ) * Telugu language, Telugu: రాబర్ట్ (Rābarṭ) * Tulu language, Tulu: రాబర్ట్ (Rābarṭ) ;Others * Brahui language, Brahui: روبرت (Robert) * Chenchu language, Chenchu: రాబర్ట్ (Rābarṭ) * Kui language (India), Kui: ରବର୍ଟ (Robert) * Kuvi language, Kuvi: ରବର୍ଟ (Robert)


Turkic

;Major * Azerbaijani language, Azerbaijani: Robert * Chuvash language, Chuvash: Роберт * Kazakh language, Kazakh: Роберт * Kyrgyz language, Kyrgyz: Роберт * Tatar language, Tatar: Robert * Turkish language, Turkish: Robert * Turkmen language, Turkmen: Роберт * Uyghur language, Uyghur: روبېرت * Uzbek language, Uzbek: Роберт ;Others * Altai language, Altai: Роберт (Robert) * Gagauz language, Gagauz: Robert * Khakas language, Khakas: Роберт * Qashqai language, Qashqai: Роберт * Tuvan language, Tuvan: Роберт * Yakut language, Yakut: Роберт


Kartvelian

* Georgian language, Georgian: რობერტ (Robert) * Mingrelian language, Mingrelian: რობერტ (Robert)


Northeast Caucasian

* Avar language, Avar: Роберт * Chechen language, Chechen: Роберт * Ingush language, Ingush:Роберт * Kabardian language, Kabardian: Роберт * Lezgian language, Lezgian (Lezgi): Роберт * Rutul language, Rutul: Роберт


Northwest Caucasian

* Abkhaz language, Abkhaz: Роберт * Adyghe language, Adyghe: Роберт


Austronesian

;Major * Cebuano language, Cebuano (Bisaya): Robert * Fijian language, Fijian: Lopate * Hawaii language, Hawaii: Lopaka * Ilocano language, Ilocano: Robert * Indonesian language, Indonesian: Robert, Robiy * Javanese language, Javanese: Robert, Ropert * Kapampangan language, Kapampangan: Robert, Ropert * Lampung language, Lampung: Robert * Malay language, Malay: Robert, Ropert * Malagasy language, Malagasy (Madagascaran): Ropert * Māori language, Māori: Ropata * Pangasinan language, Pangasinan: Robert, Ropert, Lopaka * Tagalog language, Tagalog (Filipino): Robert * Tausug language, Tausug: روبېرت (Robert) * Waray language, Waray: Ropert, Robert ;Others * Botolan language, Botolan: Robert * Kadazandusun language, Dusun: Robert * Kavalan language, Kavalan: Robert * Ifugao language, Ifugao: Robert * Melanau language, Melanau: Robert * Palauan language, Palauan: Ropate * Rapa Nui language, Rapa Nui: Ropate * Sakizaya language, Sakizaya: Lopat * Sambal language, Sambal: Robert * Samoan language, Samoan: Ropati * Sangirese language, Sangirese: Robert * Saisiyat language, Saisiyat: Robert * Seediq language, Seediq: Robert * Taroko language, Taroko: Robert * Tetum language, Tetum: Ropert, Robert * Tongan language, Tongan: Lopate * Tombulu language, Tombulu: Robert * Tsou language, Tsou: Lopat * Yami language, Yami (Tao): Robert


Sino-Tibetan

* Burmese language, Burmese: ရောဘတ် (Rawbhaat) * Cantonese: 羅伯特 (Robert) * Chinese Simplified: 罗伯特 (Robert) * Chinese Traditional: 羅伯特 (Robert) * Mandarin Chinese, Mandarin: 罗伯特 (Luōbótè) * Hakka Chinese, Hakka: 罗伯特 (Robert) * Kokborok, Kokborok (Tipuri): Robert * Classical Tibetan language, Classical Tibetan: རབཏ (Rabata) * Standard Tibetan language, Standard Tibetan: རབཏ (Rabata)


Hmong-Mien

* Iu Mien language, Iu Mien: Robert * Hmu language, Hmu: Robert * Xong language, Xong: Robert


Austroasiatic

* Khmer language, Khmer: រ៉ូបឺត (Roubɨt) * Mundari language, Mundari: Robert * Muong language, Muong: Robert * Vietnamese language, Vietnamese: Robert


Kra-Dai

* Lao language, Lao: โรเบิร์ต (Ro beir̒t) * Thai language, Thai: โรเบิร์ต (Ro beir̒t)


Koreanic

* Jeju language, Jeju: 로버트 (Robeoteu) * Korean language, Korean: 로버트 (Robeoteu)


Japonic

* Japanese language, Japanese: ロバート (Robaato) * Ryukyuan languages, Ryukyuan: ロバート (Robaato)


Mongolic

* Buryat language, Buryat: Robert, Роберт * Mongolian language, Mongolian: Роберт * Oirat language, Oirat: Роберт


Niger-Congo

* Akan language, Akan: Robert * Bambara language, Bambara: Robert * Dagbani language, Dagbani: Robert * Fula language, Fula: Robert * Igbo language, Igbo: Robert * Luganda: Robert * Maninka language, Maninka: Robert * Shona language, Shona: Robert * Swahili language, Swahili: Robert * Swazi language, Swazi: Robert * Tegali language, Tegali: Robert * Twi: Robert * Venda language, Venda: Robert * Wolof language, Wolof: Robert * Xhosa language, Xhosa: Robert * Yoruba language, Yoruba: Robert * Zulu language, Zulu: Robert


Nilo-Saharan

* Fur language, Fur: Robert * Lugbara language, Lugbara: Robert * Maasai language, Maasai: Robert * Nubian languages, Nubian: Robert * Songhay languages, Songhay: Robert * Teso language, Teso: Robert


Trans-New Guinea

* Ekari language, Ekari: Robert * Enga language, Enga: Robert * Huli language, Huli: Robert * Kuman language (New Guinea), Kuman: Robert * Western Dani language, Western Dani (Laani): Robert * Makasae language, Makasae: Robert * Melpa language, Melpa: Robert


Tyrsenian

* Etruscan language, Etruscan: Ροβέρτος (Rovértos) * Rhaetic: Rovertios * Lemnian language, Lemnian: Rovertioš * Camunic language, Camunic: ΡϙβερχιϙΣσς, ΡϙβερτιϙΣσς (Robertios, Rovertios)


Tungusic

* Even language, Even: Роберт * Evenki language, Evenki: Роберт * Kili language, Kili: Роберт * Manchu language, Manchu: Robert * Nanai language, Nanai: Роберт * Negidal language, Negidal: Роберт * Orok language, Orok: Роберт * Oroqen language, Oroqen: Роберт * Udege language, Udege: Роберт * Ulch language, Ulch: Роберт * Xibe language, Xibe (Sibe): Роберт


Eskimo-Aleut

* Greenlandic language, Greenlandic: Robert * Inuit languages, Inuit: Robert * Inuktun: Robert * Inuktitut language, Inuktitut: Robert * Inupiaq language, Inupiaq: Robert * Yupik languages, Yupik: Robert


Hurro-Urartian

* Hurrian language, Hurrian: Robert * Kassite language, Kassite: Robert * Urartian language, Urartian (Vannic): Robert


Khoisan

* Hadza language, Hadza: Robert * Khoe languages, Khoe: Robert * Khoekhoe language, Khoekhoe: Robert * !Kung language, !Kung: Robert * Naro language, Naro * Sandawe language, Sandawe: Robert * Shua language, Shua * Taa language, Taa (!Xo): Rõbèrt * Tsoa language, Tsoa


Ainu

* Ainu language, Hokkaido Ainu: ロベルツ (Roberutsu) * Kuril Ainu language, Kuril Ainu: * Sakhalin Ainu language, Sakhalin Ainu:


Languages Isolates

;Major * Basque language, Basque: Robert ;Others * Aquitanian language, Aquitanian: Robert * Elamite language, Elamite: 𒊒𒁁𒊑𒀾 (Ruberitàš, Ruberetàš) * Eteocretan language, Eteocretan: Ροβέρτος (Rovértos) * Eteocypriot language, Eteocypriot: Ροβέρτος (Rovértos) * Hattic language, Hattic: 𒊒𒁁𒊑𒀾 (Ruberitàš, Ruberetàš) * Iberian language, Iberian: Ροβέρτος (Rovértos) * Ligurian (ancient language), Ancient Ligurian: Ροβέρτος (Rovértos) * Minoan language, Minoan: Ροβέρτος (Rovértos) * North Picene language, North Picene: Roveret * Paleo-Sardinian language, Paleo-Sardinian (Nuragic): Roberto * Sicanian language, Sicanian: Ροβέρτος (Rovértos) * Sumerian language, Sumerian: 𒊒𒁁𒊑𒀾 (Ruberitàš, Ruberetàš) * Tartessian language, Tartessian: Roberet


Creoles

;English-based * Belizean Creole: Robert *Bocas del Toro Creole, Bocas del Toro Creole (Panamanian Patois): Robert * Cameroonian Pidgin: Robert * Ghanaian Pidgin: Robert * Guyanese Creole: Robert * Hawaiian Pidgin: Robert * Jamaican Patois: Robert * Krio language, Krio: Robert * Liberian Kreyol: Robert * Manglish: Robert * Nigerian Pidgin: Robert * Singlish: Robert * Tok Pisin: Robert * Trinidadian Creole: Robert ;French-based * Antillean Creole: Robert * Haitian Creole: Robert * Mauritian Creole: Robert * Michif: Robert * Réunion Creole: Robert ;Portuguese-based * Cape Verdean Creole: Roberto * Guinea-Bissau Creole: Roberto * Papiamento: Roberto ;Spanish-based * Chavacano: Roberto


Native American

;Major * Western Apache language, Apache: Robert * Aymara language, Aymara: Robert * Akatek language, Akatek: Robert * Chʼol language, Ch'ol: Robert * Chuj language, Chuj: Robert * Coyutla Totonac language, Coyutla Totonac (Tachihuiin): Robert * Cree language, Cree: ᕒᐅᐯᕒ‡ (Ropêrth), ᕈᐅᐸᕃᕪ (Ropareth) * Eastern Bolivian Guaraní language, Eastern Bolivian Guarani: Robert * Garifuna language, Garifuna: Robert * Guarani language, Guarani (Paraguayan): Robert * Hopi language, Hopi: Robert * Huave language, Huave: Robert * Isthmus Zapotec language, Isthmus Zapotec (Diidxaza): Robert * Jakaltek language, Jakaltek (Popti'): Robert * Keres language, Keres: Robert * Kʼicheʼ language, Kʼicheʼ: Robert * Lalana Chinantec language, Lalana-Tepinapa Chinantec (Tsa Jujmi): Robert * Mapuche language, Mapuche (Mapudungun): Robert * Mazatecan languages, Mazatecan (Mazatec): Robert * Mayan languages, Mayan: Robert * Miskito language, Miskito: Robert * Mixean languages, Mixean: Robert * Mixtec language, Mixtec: Robert * Mezquital Otomi language, Mezquital Otomi: Robert * Nahuatl language, Nahuatl (Aztec): Robert * Nheengatu: Robert * Quechuan languages, Quechuan (Inca): Robert * Navajo language, Navajo: Robert * Nawat language, Nawat (Pipil / Nicarao): Robert * Purépecha language, Purépecha: Robert * Shuar language, Shuar: Robert * Terêna language, Terêna (Etelena): Robert * Tojolabʼal language, Tojolabʼal: Robert * Trique languages, Trique: Robert * Tupi language, Tupinamba (Tupi): Robert * Huastec language, Wastek (Huastec): Robert * Yucatec Maya language, Yucatec Maya: Robert * Zapotec language, Zapotec: Robert ;Others * Arapaho language, Arapaho: Róbert * Ashaninka language, Ashaninka: Robert * Blackfoot language, Blackfoot (Siksiká): Roᑭᒪ (Roperto) * Bribri language, Bribri: Robert * Carrier language, Carrier (Dakelh): Robert * Cherokee language, Cherokee: ᎶᏪᏘ (Loweti), ᎶᏪᏖ (Lowete) * Choctaw language, Choctaw: Robert * Chukchi language, Chukchi: Роберт * Crow language, Crow: Robert * Cora language, Cora: Robert * Dakota language, Dakota: Róbert * Delaware languages, Delaware: Robért * Dogrib language, Dogrib / Tlicho: Robert * Fox language, Fox (Kickapoo): Robert * Gwich'in language, Gwich'in (Dinji Zhu' Ginjik): Robert * Haida language, Haida: Robert * Kawesqar language, Kawesqar: Robert * Ket language, Ket: Роберт * Lakota language, Lakota: Róbert * Mescalero-Chiricahua language, Mescalero-Chiricahua: Robert * Miami-Illinois language, Miami-Illinois: Robert * Mikasuki language, Mikasuki (Miccosukee): Robert * Mohawk language, Mohawk: Robert * Mura language, Mura: Robert * Muscogee language, Muscogee (Creek): Robert * Naskapi language, Naskapi: ᕒᐅᐯᕒ‡ (Ropêrth), ᕈᐅᐸᕃᕪ (Ropareth) * Nez Perce language, Nez Perce: Robert * Ojibwe language, Ojibwe: Robert * Northern Paiute language, Paiute: Robert * Pirahã language, Pirahã: Rõbęrť * Pomoan languages, Pomoan (Pomo): Robert * Puelche language, Puelche: Robert * Selk'nam language, Selk'nam (Ona): Robert * Shipibo language, Shipibo: Robert * Shoshoni language, Shoshoni: Robert * Shuar language, Shuar: Robert * Tlingit language, Tlingit: Robert * Tsafiki language, Tsafiki: Robert * O'odham language, O'odham: Rœbert * Waiwai language, Waiwai: Robert *Wiyot language, Wiyot (Wishosk / Soulatluk): Robert * Yaghan language, Yaghan: Robert * Ye'kuana language, Ye'kuana: Robert * Yurok language, Yurok: Robert * Zuni language, Zuni: Robert


Australian Aboriginal

;Major * Anindilyakwa language, Anindilyakwa: Robert * Arrernte language, Arrernte (Aranda): Robert * Bininj Gun-Wok, Bininj Gun-Wok (Kunwinjku): Robert * Dhuwal language, Dhuwal (Djambarrpuyngu): Robert * Murrinh-patha language, Murrinh-patha: Robert * Ngaanyatjarra dialect, Ngaanyatjarra: Robert * Pitjantjatjara dialect, Pitjantjarjara: Robert * Tiwi language, Tiwi: Robert * Warlpiri language, Warlpiri: Robert * Western Desert language: Robert ;Others * Burarra language, Burarra: Robert * Garrwa language, Garrwa: Robert * Gija language, Gija: Robert * Guniyandi language, Guniyandi: Robert * Iwaidja language, Iwaidja: Robert * Lardil language, Lardil: Robert * Luritja dialect, Luritja: Robert * Maung language, Maung: Robert * Miriwoong language, Miriwoong: Robert * Ngarinyin language, Ngarinyin: Robert * Wagiman language, Wagiman: Robert * Wambaya language, Wambaya: Robert * Wardaman language, Wardaman: Robert * Yolŋu languages, Yolŋu Matha: Robert * Yankunytjatjara dialect, Yankunytjatjara: Robert * Yawuru language, Yawuru: Robert


Names with a similar meaning

;Fame The names first element, *Hrōþi, can also be found in names: *Roger, Roland (name), Roland, Rudolph (name), Rudolph, Roderick (name), Roderick, Roman (given name), Roman, Rose (given name), Rose, Rodney (name), Rodney Other names also meaning "fame", "glory", "praise", "honour": * Stephen (name), Stephen / Steven * Louis (name), Louis / Lewis (given name), Lewis / Ludwig (name), Ludwig * Raymond * Tim (given name), Tim / Timothy (given name), Timothy * Michael * Sonny * Lothar *
Waldemar Waldemar, Valdemar or Woldemar is an Old High German given name. It consists of the elements ''wald-'' "power", "brightness" and ''-mar'' "fame". The name is considered the equivalent of the Slavic name Vladimir (name), Vladimir, Volodymyr, Ula ...
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Vladimir Vladimir or Wladimir may refer to: Names * Vladimir (name) for the Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak and Slovenian spellings of a Slavic name * Uladzimir for the Belarusian version of the name * Volodymyr f ...
* Morgan (given name), Morgan * Neil (name), Neil / Niles (name), Niles / Nolan * Gustav (name), Gustav * Justin (name), Justin * Joseph * Ahmed / Hamid / Muhammad (name), Muhammad * Ottomar / Othmar / Omar (name), Omar ;Bright The names second element, *Berhta, can also be found on names: * Albert (given name), Albert, Herbert (given name), Herbert, Humbert, Bertrand (name), Bertrand, Cuthbert (given name), Cuthbert Other names also meaning "bright", "shining", "light": * Walter (name), Walter / Walther *
Waldemar Waldemar, Valdemar or Woldemar is an Old High German given name. It consists of the elements ''wald-'' "power", "brightness" and ''-mar'' "fame". The name is considered the equivalent of the Slavic name Vladimir (name), Vladimir, Volodymyr, Ula ...
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Vladimir Vladimir or Wladimir may refer to: Names * Vladimir (name) for the Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak and Slovenian spellings of a Slavic name * Uladzimir for the Belarusian version of the name * Volodymyr f ...
* Arnold (given name), Arnold * Adolf * Julian (given name), Julian * Zeus (given name), Zeus * Jair (name), Jair / Jahir * Harvey (name), Harvey * Lucas (given name), Lucas / Luke (given name), Luke / Lucius * Lucy (given name), Lucy / Lucinda (name), Lucinda / Cindy (given name), Cindy / Sindy


See also

* Rob (given name), short for Robert * Robby, nickname for Robert * Robbie, nickname for Robert * Bob (given name), nickname for Robert * Bobby (given name), nickname for Robert * Roberts (surname) * Robertson (surname) * Roberson (surname), Roberson * Rupert (name), alternate version of Robert * Robin (name), formerly a nickname for Robert * Robinson (name) * Robinett * Robinet (disambiguation), Robinet * Robinette (disambiguation), Robinette


References

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