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G.R. Elton

Sir Geoffrey Rudolph Elton was a German-born British historian, who specialized in the Tudor period.

Type: historian, writerNationality:

Gabby Douglas

Gabrielle Christina Victoria Douglas (born December 31, 1995) is an American artistic gymnast. She is the 2012 Olympic all around champion and the 2015 World all-around silver medalist. She was a member of the gold-winning teams at both the 2012 and the 2016 Summer Olympics, dubbed the "Fierce Five" and the "Final Five" by the media, respectively. She was also a member of the gold-winning American teams at the 2011 and the 2015 World Championships.Douglas is the first African American or the first of African descent of any nationality in Olympic history to become the individual all-around champion, and the first U.S. gymnast to win gold in both the individual all-around and team competitions at the same Olympics. Gabby Douglas was also the 2016 AT&T American Cup all-around champion.

Type: artistic gymnast,autobiographerNationality: United States of America

Gabe Kaplan

Gabriel Weston Kaplan (born March 31, 1945) is an American comedian, actor, poker commentator, and professional poker player.Kaplan was born in Brooklyn, New York. He is best known for his role as the titular sardonic teacher in the 1970s sitcom Welcome Back, Kotter. He later became known as a poker player, and as co-host and joint commentator for the series High Stakes Poker on GSN.

Type: television presenter,television actor,film actor,poker playerNationality: United States of America

Gabe Newell

Gabe Logan Newell is the co-founder and managing director of the video game development and online distribution company Valve Corporation.

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Gabe Paul

Gabriel Howard Paul was an American executive in Major League Baseball who served as general manager of three teams and, perhaps most famously, as president of the New York Yankees under George Steinbrenner during the 1970s.

Type: BusinessmanNationality: American

Gabourey Sidibe

Gabourey Sidibe ( GAB-ə-ray SID-i-bay; born May 6, 1983) is an American actress. Sidibe made her acting debut in the 2009 film Precious, a role that earned her the Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead in addition to nominations for the Golden Globe and Academy Award for Best Actress. Her other film roles include Tower Heist (2011), White Bird in a Blizzard (2014), and Grimsby (2016).

Type: actor,voice actor,television actor,film actorNationality: United States of America

Gabriel Basso

Louis Gabriel Basso III (born December 11, 1994) is an American actor, known for his roles in the Showtime series The Big C, the 2011 science fiction film Super 8, and the 2013 comedy-drama The Kings of Summer.

Type: actor,television actorNationality: United States of America

Gabriel Batistuta

Gabriel Omar Batistuta, nicknamed Batigol, is a former professional footballer. The prolific Argentine striker played most of his club football at Fiorentina in Italy, and is the tenth top scorer of all-time in the Italian Serie A league, with 184 goals in 318 matches.

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Gabriel Biel

Gabriel Biel, C.R.S.V., was a German scholastic philosopher and member of the Canons Regular of the Congregation of Windesheim, who were the clerical counterpart of the Brethren of the Common Life.

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Gabriel Byrne

Gabriel James Byrne is an Irish actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator. His acting career began in the Focus Theatre before he joined London's Royal Court Theatre in 1979. Byrne's screen debut came in the Irish soap opera The Riordans and the spin-off show Bracken.

Type: Actor, screenwriter, authorNationality: Irish

Gabriel E. Gomez

Gabriel Eduardo Gomez (born August 27, 1965) is an American politician, private equity investor and former Navy SEAL. He was the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate in the 2013 special election in Massachusetts, to replace U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry. Gomez was defeated by U.S. Representative Ed Markey. Gomez has the rare distinction of having served as both an Aircraft Carrier Pilot and a Navy SEAL.

Type: military personnelNationality: United States of America

Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, known affectionately as Gabo throughout Latin America. Considered one of the most significant authors of the 20th century, he was awarded the 1972 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the 1982 Nobel Prize in Literature.

Type: NovelistNationality: Colombian

Gabriel Heatter

Gabriel Heatter was an American radio commentator whose World War II-era sign-on became both his catchphrase and his caricature. He also gave the self-help group Alcoholics Anonymous its first national exposure with a 1939 interview, and earned an unusual reputation even in a less media-driven and cynical time for morale boosting during some of the nation's most arduous days.

Type: JournalistNationality: American