The names of some famous persons by the name Ian
(or its variants) are:Ian Richard Kyle Paisley
, born on 6 April, a famous politician. Ian Richard Kyle Paisley's background: The First Minister of Northern Ireland. Paisley is a veteran politician and church leader in Northern Ireland.Ian Thomas Garner MacKaye
, born on 16 April, a famous singer. Ian Thomas Garner MacKaye's background: An American singer and guitarist. Active since 1979, MacKaye is best known as the frontman of the influential hardcore punk and alternative rock bands Minor Threat, Embrace, Fugazi, and The Evens. He is a founder and owner of Dischord Records, a Washington, D.C.-based independent record label.Sir Ian Terence Botham
, born on 24 November, a famous athlete. Sir Ian Terence Botham's background: A former England Test cricketer and Test team captain, and current cricket commentator. He was a genuine all-rounder with 14 centuries and 383 wickets in Test cricket, and remains well known by his nicknames 'Beefy' and 'Guy the Gorilla'.