Famous People Named Frank

All the answers are people whose first name is Frank - or some variant thereof.
Variants include Frank, Frankie, Francis, Franz, Francisco, and Francois!!
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Last updated: December 11, 2019
First submittedApril 12, 2011
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Clue
Answer
New Deal president
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Elizabethan privateer
who circumnavigated Earth
Francis Drake
Crooner called Ol' Blue Eyes
Frank Sinatra
Conquered the Incas
Francisco Pizarro
Archduke assassinated in 1914
Franz Ferdinand
Outlaw brother of Jesse
Frank James
Generalísimo who ruled Spain
from 1936-75
Francisco Franco
"Godfather" director
Francis Ford
Coppola
Partner of Watson who helped
discover the structure of DNA
Francis Crick
The voice of Yoda
Frank Oz
Clue
Answer
Wrote America's national anthem
Francis Scott Key
"It's a Wonderful Life" director
Frank Capra
French president, 2012-17
François Hollande
Author of "The Metamorphosis"
Franz Kafka
English statesmen who helped to
pioneer the Scientific Method
Francis Bacon
Ruled the Austrian empire for 67 years
Franz Joseph
Rocker who led the Mothers of Invention
Frank Zappa
"Four Seasons" frontman
Frankie Valli
Architect of the Guggenheim in NYC
Frank Lloyd Wright
Saint who was one of the first Jesuits.
First Christian missionary to Japan
Francis Xavier
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Level 86
Jan 27, 2014
*facepalm* Couldn't remember his first name, so tried every variation of 'Princip' I could think of, before re-reading the clue, and realizing there was no 'the' between Assassinated and archduke. Clearly thinking too hard...
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Level 79
Feb 4, 2014
Franklin Pierce and Frank Gifford but no Francis Bacon?
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Level 74
Feb 4, 2014
and no frank thomas...seeing he was just elected to the hall of fame
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Level 72
Feb 4, 2014
Mmm...bacon
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Level 79
Feb 5, 2014
I know, right?
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Level 79
Mar 20, 2018
Pierce and Gifford are gone now and Bacon is on. I think that's better. :) This time I only missed Capra and Valli. Not sure which corner of my brain I pulled Crick out of...
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Level 69
Mar 20, 2018
If only "Frick" would have been an acceptable, I could have told you what corner my brain was working on. Tried it 6 times, never worked.
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Level 38
Aug 18, 2018
Where are Pierce and Gifford? Not on the quiz I just took.
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Level 69
Feb 4, 2014
I actually thought when I clicked on this that there would be famous people from the Frankish tribe like Clovis the Great on here.....
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Level 73
Jun 20, 2014
I was hoping for a hot dog quiz.
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Level 46
Feb 5, 2014
I demand Frank Darabont!
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Level 82
Sep 16, 2014
Frank the Tank. And Frank N Furter from Rocky Horror Picture Show. And TVs Frank from MST3K!
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Level 59
Feb 20, 2016
Nice quiz, although as usual I take issue with the number of American references. To me, orioles are birds!
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Level 62
Oct 27, 2016
No love for Bacon?
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Level 62
May 15, 2017
notice that François Hollande is the french president no more
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Level 58
May 17, 2017
the France president is now Emmanuel MAcron
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Level 46
Sep 7, 2017
Francois Hollande is no longer the president of France
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Level 56
Oct 2, 2017
Kept thinking that Truffaut was the last name of the French president ....
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Level 76
Nov 30, 2017
He's clearly missing from the quiz.
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Level 70
Oct 24, 2017
Current president of France needs to be changed to former president of France.
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Level ∞
Oct 24, 2017
Updated
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Level 79
Nov 30, 2017
Hollande has been president from 12 to 17, not 14.
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Level ∞
Dec 1, 2017
Fixed
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Level 79
Nov 30, 2017
Founder of the Jesuits was Ignatius of Loyola. Francis Xavier was one of six first followers, certainly one of Ignatius' closest companions but not the leader/founder.
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Level 84
Nov 30, 2017
Francis Xavier was not the founder of the Jesuits.
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Level ∞
Dec 1, 2017
Co-founder according to Wikipedia, but I agree that clue probably wasn't the best since Ignatius of Loyola was the first leader. The clue has been changed.
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Level 57
Mar 20, 2018
What about St Francis of Assisi? He should be on the list.
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Level 60
Dec 4, 2017
Interestingly another Guggenheim museum-the one in Bilbao, Spain, was designed by another Frank- Frank Gehry.
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Level 71
Mar 20, 2018
Frank - Frank? He should definitely be on the quiz.
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Level 78
Mar 20, 2018
Let me be frank. This was tougher than I expected.
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Level 74
Mar 20, 2018
StatesmAn for the Scientific Method one - made me think it was a group of people :-o
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Level 73
Mar 25, 2018
please accept habsburg (lorraine) for franz ferdinand and franz joseph