Nicknames in U.S. History

Guess the real names of the historical figures with the nicknames shown below.
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Last updated: November 30, 2020
First submittedJanuary 8, 2013
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Nickname
Lifespan
Real Name
Hanoi Jane
1937–
Jane Fonda
Stormin' Norman
1934–2012
Norman Schwarzkopf
Notorious R.B.G.
1933–2020
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
The Godfather of Soul
1933–2006
James Brown
The Chairman of
the Board
1915–1998
Frank Sinatra
Tricky Dick
1913–1994
Richard Nixon
The Teflon President
1911–2004
Ronald Reagan
Satchmo
1901–1971
Louis Armstrong
Lucky Lindy
1902–1974
Charles Lindbergh
Scarface
1899–1947
Al Capone
The Bambino
1895–1948
George Herman
Ruth
Nickname
Lifespan
Real Name
Ike
1890–1969
Dwight Eisenhower
Old Blood and
Guts
1885–1945
George S. Patton
The Wizard of
Menlo Park
1847–1931
Thomas Edison
Buffalo Bill
1846–1917
William Cody
Wild Bill
1837–1876
James Hickok
Honest Abe
1809–1865
Abraham Lincoln
Tippecanoe
1773–1841
William Henry
Harrison
Old Hickory
1767–1845
Andrew Jackson
Blackbeard
1680–1718
Edward Teach
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Level 72
Mar 16, 2013
2.39 left. Fun quiz . . . I like the ones I do well on :-)
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Level 56
Jul 30, 2015
Me too...I hope you do well on more quizzes so there's more that I will like.
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Level 64
Jul 30, 2015
I could only guess Tipper Gore for Tippecanoe knowing this to be incorrect :)
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Level 82
Nov 30, 2020
Tipper Gore and Dee Snyder too doesn't have quite the same ring to it.
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Level 58
Jul 30, 2015
100% I only got the teflon president by going back through the presidents. Knew I wouldn't have to go back much further than the space age! For the clue "Che" even though the obvious would have worked I made sure I put his real first name. Conversely I know Blackbeard's slightly odd surname but probably wouldn't have remembered his first name if it was required.
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Level 54
Feb 25, 2018
In some records, Blackbeard's name was Thatch or Drummond.
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Level 73
Dec 26, 2018
According to the Smithsonian Magazine, he went by the name Edward Thatch and it was falsely reported by a newspaper as "Teach". It even says so on Wikipedia, so "Thatch" should be accepted as an answer.
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Level ∞
Nov 30, 2020
Thatch will work now.
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Level 77
Oct 16, 2015
Go Horrible Histories for teaching me what Blackbeard's real name was! I loved Horrible Histories. So much useless stuff to learn about.
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Level 25
Jul 27, 2016
The only reason I knew Blackbeard's real name was because of One Piece.....
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Level 60
Jan 13, 2017
missed Napoleon and Shakespeare
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Level 37
Dec 5, 2018
Missed William Henry Harrison! - Face palm because his first and middle names are variations of my father's first and middle names.
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Level 65
Feb 11, 2020
Accept Tony Montana for Scarface?
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Level 65
Jul 22, 2020
seconded
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Level 72
May 10, 2020
It would be awesome if you added Young Hickory too!
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Level 80
Nov 30, 2020
I thought of another one..."The Oracle of Omaha"
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Level 76
Nov 30, 2020
All I could think of for COB was David Miscavige.