This section is all about Jerseymen and women who have become famous for what they achieved in the island of their birth, or elsewhere in the world. It also includes prominent long-time residents of Jersey who were not born in the island but achieved fame within the island and outside during their lifetimes.
Read about Edwardian actress Lillie Langtry (pictured left), famous 20th century sportsmen who have made their homes in Jersey, adventurers who left the island to seek their fortune thousands of miles away, military officers who served in some of the most famous battles in history and others who served their island with great distinction at home.
You can add articles on famous islanders - see the box below for information on how to become a Jerripedia contributor - and also record the histories of less famous members of your own families.
Many of the biographies in this section of Jerripedia draw on information published in A Biographical Dictionary of Jersey by George Balleine, and the second volume edited by Francis Corbet.