Famous Freemasons

You may be surprised to know that many of our most famous world leaders, leaders in the arts, religious leaders, and other well know men have been Masons.

There are more definitive lists elsewhere, but here is a short sample of men that have embraced the principals and tenets of Freemasonry:

  • King Edward VII and VIII
  • King George IV, V and VI
  • Sir Winston Churchill
  • Henry Ford
  • George Washington
  • Theodore and Franklin D Roosevelt
  • Harry S Truman
  • John H Glenn, Jr (Astronaut)
  • Mozart
  • Beethoven
  • Liszt
  • WS Gilbert
  • Sir Arthur Sullivan
  • George Gershwin
  • Sir Ernest Shackleton
  • Sir Alexander Fleming
  • Dr T. J. Barnardo
  • Sir William “Billy” Butlin
  • Jim Davidson
  • Sir Donald Campbell
  • Arnold Palmer
  • Harry Houdini
  • Nat 'King' Cole
  • Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Rudyard Kipling
  • Peter Sellers

"Tell me thy company, and I’ll tell thee what thou art."
Miguel de Cervantes (1547–1616), Spanish writer.