Leo

Leo

Leo is the Latin word for lion.

Leo can also refer to:

* Leo (constellation)
* Leo (astrology), a sign of the Zodiac
* Leo the Lion (MGM), the mascot of the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film studio
* "Leo" (film), a 2000 Spanish film, written and directed by José Luis Borau
* "Leo" (2002 film), a 2002 drama directed by Mehdi Norowzian
* "Panthera leo", scientific name of the lion
* Leo (text editor), a computer program
* Leo Mattel, a toy manufacturer
*The Leo, a statuette given by the Philippine Basketball Association for its seasonal awards
*Leo (horse), an American Quarter Horse

People

* Léo, Brazilian comics writer
* Leo Arnaud, French-American composer
* Leonardo DiCaprio, actor
* Leo Fender, maker of electric guitars
* Leo Jogiches, Marxist revolutionary
* Leo Ku, Hong Kong singer and actor
* Leo Laporte, American technology broadcaster and author
* Leonardo Ortolani, Italian comics author
* Leo Strauss, American political philosopher
* Leó Szilárd, Hungarian-American physicist
* Leo Tolstoy, Russian writer
* Leonardo da Vinci, Italian polymath; scientist, inventor, engineer, artist
* Juliusz Leo (1861 - 1918), mayor of Kraków (Cracow)
* Leonardo Leo, composer
* Leo Frank, American Jew murdered by a lynch mob in 1915

In sports

* Leonardo Andre Pimenta Faria, Brazilian football (soccer) player
* Leonardo Lourenço Bastos, Brazilian football (soccer) player
* Leo Beenhakker, Dutch football (soccer) manager
* Leo Bosschart, Dutch football (soccer) player
* Leo Klein Gebbink, Dutch field hockey player
* Leonardo Renan de Lacerda, also known as Léo, a Brazilian football defender
* Leo Mazzone, pitching coach for the Atlanta Braves and the Baltimore Orioles
* Leo Messi, Argentinian soccer player
* Leo Peelen, Dutch track cyclist
* Leonardo Santiago, Brazilian football (soccer) player
* Leo Visser, Dutch ice speed skater
* Leo van Vliet, Dutch road bicycle racer
* Daniel Leo, Samoan rugby player

Popes

* Pope Leo I, also known as Leo the Great
* Pope Leo II
* Pope Leo III
* Pope Leo IV
* Pope Leo V
* Pope Leo VI
* Pope Leo VII
* Pope Leo VIII
* Pope Leo IX
* Pope Leo X
* Pope Leo XI
* Pope Leo XII
* Pope Leo XIII

Monarchs

* Leo I the Thracian
* Leo II of the Byzantine Empire
* Leo III the Isaurian
* Leo IV the Khazar
* Leo V the Armenian
* Leo VI the Wise
* Leo I of Armenia
* Leo II of Armenia
* Leo III of Armenia
* Leo IV of Armenia
* Leo V of Armenia
* Leo VI of Armenia

Places

* Leo, Texas, a community about 60 miles north of Dallas/Fort Worth in Cooke County.
* Léo, Burkina Faso a town in Burkina Faso
* Leones, Córdoba, a community in the Marcos Juárez department of Córdoba province, Argentina

Fictional characters

In gaming

* Leo, a character in the video game Warzard
* Leo (Tekken), a character in the game "Tekken 6"
* General Leo, a character in the game "Final Fantasy VI"
* Leo, a character in the video game ""

In television

* Leo Corbett, from "Power Rangers: Lost Galaxy"
* Leo McGarry, White House Chief of Staff on the television series "The West Wing"
* Leo Wyatt, on the television series "Charmed"
* Leo Jones (Doctor Who), on the television series "Doctor Who"
* Leo (That '70s Show), a recurring character on "That '70s Show", played by Tommy Chong
* Uncle Leo, a recurring character in character on "Seinfeld", played by Len Lesser
* Leonardo (TMNT) - "de facto" leader of the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles"
* Ultraman Leo, a character on the Japanese television series "Ultraman"
* Leo, nickname of a space probe named Leonardo Da Vinci, on the show "Alien Planet"

Other fictional characters

* Leo Leonardo, in the "VG Cats" webcomic
* Leo (comics), a Marvel Comics character
* Leo Kingdom, a major character in the anime series "MegaMan Star Force"

ee also

*LEO (disambiguation)


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