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Which well-known American figure has an 8-letter name, with 6 consonants and all of them are Roman numerals?

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    $\begingroup$ 'and all of those consonants'? $\endgroup$
    – Strawberry
    Nov 6, 2019 at 11:59

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I suspect it might be

MaLCoLM X

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  • $\begingroup$ I'm not sure spaces count as roman numerals... $\endgroup$
    – beppe9000
    Nov 5, 2019 at 16:23
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    $\begingroup$ @beppe9000 They don't need to. This answer fulfills every condition of the question: It has 8 letters. It has 6 consonants, and all of those consonants are Roman numerals. Please note that "a" and "o" are not Roman numerals. $\endgroup$
    – user91988
    Nov 5, 2019 at 17:26
  • $\begingroup$ @only_pro Whoops, my bad. $\endgroup$
    – beppe9000
    Nov 8, 2019 at 15:24
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Melville (as in Moby Dick author) is close (5 consonants and 1 vowel that are roman numerals, 8 letter name)

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Alternative Answer

Grace McCallum who is a well-known American gymnast

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This is not, strictly, an answer, but …

Six?  You only want six?

If you ignore the middle initial, $\text{Cecil}~\color{gray}{\text{B.}}~\text{DeMille}$

has twelve letters, of which all seven consonants are Roman numerals.

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Similarly (but more cheekily) close is:

A. LINCoLN

Note: N was used (at least once) as a roman numeral representing nulla, the Latin word for 0! ;)

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  • $\begingroup$ Last time I checked, N wasn't a Roman numeral...?! I only see 3 (standard) Roman numeral consonants here... (I'm guessing you're using N for 'Nulla', zero...) (Actually that's quite nice lateral thinking - removing my downvote...!) $\endgroup$
    – Stiv
    Nov 6, 2019 at 18:13
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    $\begingroup$ @Stiv Indeed! It's a stretch but I saw this... en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roman_numerals#Zero $\endgroup$
    – johnDanger
    Nov 6, 2019 at 18:35

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