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This is a list of folk heroes, a type of hero – real, fictional or mythological – with their name, personality and deeds embedded in the popular consciousness of a people, mentioned frequently in folk songs, folk tales and other folklore; and with modern trope status in literature, art and films.

Historically documented

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Antiquity (up to 450 AD)

Middle Ages (450–1500)

Early modern period (1500–1800)

Modern period (1800–present)

Possibly apocryphal

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Fictional

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