Atheism is, in a broad sense, the lack of belief in the existence of deities. In a narrower sense, atheism is simply the absence of belief that any deities exist Living persons in these lists are people whose atheism is relevant to their notable activities or public life, and who have publicly identified themselves as atheists.

By country, territory, or people[]

  • Atheist Americans
  • Atheist Armenians
  • Dutch atheists
  • Jewish atheists and agnostics
  • South African atheists

By profession[]

  • Atheist activists and educators
  • Atheist authors
  • Atheist philosophers
  • Atheists in film, radio, television and theater
  • Atheists in music
  • Atheists in politics and law
  • Atheists in science and technology
  • Atheists (miscellaneous)

By surname[]

  • Atheists (surnames A to B)
  • Atheists (surnames C to D)
  • Atheists (surnames E to G)
  • Atheists (surnames H to K)
  • Atheists (surnames L to M)
  • Atheists (surnames N to Q)
  • Atheists (surnames R to S)
  • Atheists (surnames T to Z)

See also[]

  • Nonreligious Nobel laureates
  • Fictitious atheists and agnostics
  • People by belief (including non-beliefs)
    • Agnostics
    • Converts to nontheism
    • Deists
    • Former atheists and agnostics
    • Humanists
    • Jewish atheists and agnostics
    • Pantheists
  • Secularist organizations
  • About skepticism