The most Wikipedia'ed people in Fairfield County and all of Connecticut include famous authors and actors, a wrestler and president.
A United States map on visual storytelling website The Pudding illustrates the famous people by replacing place names with their names, either people born in or who lived in the place, or are connected to it.
The most Wikipedia'ed people in Fairfield County:
Mark Twain, Redding, Writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.
Chloë Sevigny, Darien: Actress, director, model, and fashion designer.
Jonathan Brandis, Danbury: (April 13, 1976 – November 12, 2003) Child model and actor.
Triple H, Weston: (Paul Michael Levesque) business executive, wrestler, and actor.
Thes most Wikipedia'ed people in all of Connecticut are:
- George W. Bush, New Haven
- Mia Farrow, Bridgewater
- Joey Logano, Middletown
- Harriett Beecher Stowe, Litchfield
- Chris Dodd, East Haddam
- Ivan Lendl, Goshen
- Audrey Meadows, Sharon
- Katharine Hepburn, Old Saybrook
- Bob Beckel, Oly Lyme
- James Van Der Beek, Cheshire
- Thoms Klarides, Seymour
- Lisa Robin Kelly, Southington
One famous person missing in the report is PT Barnum.
Phineas Taylor Barnum (July 5, 1810 – April 7, 1891) was an American showman, politician, and businessman remembered for promoting celebrated hoaxes and for founding the Barnum & Bailey Circus.
Barnum lived in Bethel and was mayor of Bridgeport from 1875 to 1876.
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