This is the chronological list of the famous persons in The Last Hero. See them in all their glory but in alphabetical order here.
Patrician of Ankh – The leader of the city of Ankh-Morpork. You know him cordially as Havelock Vetinari.
Archchancellor Mustrum Ridcully the Brown – Prominent leader of Unseen University. Sorta good at what he does – whatever that is.
Ponder Stibbons – A student wizard. Reader in Invisible Writings. Often the brains of UU.
Bursar, The – At UU, but not a wizard. Needs his dried frog pills. Aka Mr. Dinwiddie.
Cohen the Barbarian – Ghenghiz Cohen. The Disc’s greatest warrior, a legend in his own time. Or as he says, “I’m a lifetime in my own legend.”
(Head) Librarian – Formerly human, now simian. Favorite (and nearly only) word: Oook.
Offler – The Crocodile God who has difficulty with speech due to his fang-like teeth – not unlike the speaking problems encountered by all crocodiles.
Josiah H. ‘Flannelfoot’ Boggis – With his nephews, ‘The Old Firm’ of Bespoke Thieves. Now head of the Thieves’ Guild. Attacked the Fool and humbly regretted it later.
Dean of Pentacles – Wizard of UU who thought there was too much sex “these days”.
Mr Betteridge – President of the Historians’ Guild.
Mr Slant – Of Morecombe, Slant & Honeyplace…lawyers. Head of the Lawyers’ Guild.
Boy Willie – Youngest member of the Silver Horde.
Truckle the Uncivil – Member of the Silver Horde. Has trouble keeping a civil tongue, but then what else would you expect?
Caleb the Ripper – Member of the Silver Horde. Has killed at least 400 with his bare hands. More with weapons.
Mad Hamish – Whut? Oldest member of the Silver Horde. Whut? Wheelchair-bound and loving it. Whut?
Old Vincent – Member of the Silver Horde. Didn’t quite pass the requirements for Valhalla.
Rincewind – A seemingly minor wizard who plays a major role in several Discworld novels. He is extremely good at running away.
Leonard of Quirm – Painter, inventor. (Think, da Vinci.)
Bloody Stupid Johnson – Born, Bergholt Stuttley Johnson, but few remember those names. His works deserve an article all their own and may or may not ever get one.
Lord Downey – Originally deputy to Dr Cruces. Eventually succeeded him as head of the Assassins’ Guild.
Mrs Palm – A lady among ladies (of the night). President of the Seamstresses’ Guild. Befriends (not in that way) Corporal Carrot when he first arrives in Ankh-Morpork. Runs the House of Negotiable Affection.
Captain / Corporal Carrot Ironfoundersson – Member of the Night Watch. Adopted dwarf. Possibly king of Ankh-Morpork. Later promoted to Captain.
Captain Samuel Vimes – Head of the Ankh-Morpork Night Watch. Recovering alcoholic. Eventual spouse of Lady Ramkin and Commander of the Watch.
Bard / Minstrel – Aka the Singer. Recorded the Silver Horde’s trek to Dunmanifestin in The Last Hero. No one remembers the singer.
Time – Anthropomorphic personification who married Wen the Eternally Surprised and gave birth (twice) to Jeremy / Lobsang.
Evil Harry Dread – Dark Lord who accompanied the Silver Horde to Dunmanifestin. Did he betray them? Read the book to find out.
Slasher – Steed of Terror. Evil Harry Dread’s donkey back in the day.
Ning the Uncompassionate – Killed by Evil Harry Dread back in the day.
Pamdar the Witch Queen – Married Mad Hamish back in the day. Now operates Pam’s Pantry that makes marmalade.
Slime (1) – Stupid Lizard Man. One of Evil Harry Dread’s henchmen.
Slime (2) – Stupid Lizard Man. One of Evil Harry Dread’s henchmen. So, they’re not good at remembering names.
Armpit – May be a dwarf. One of Evil Harry Dread’s henchmen.
Butcher – Evil Harry Dread’s jailer. Believes anything anyone tells him. Can’t see through the most ridiculous disguise.
Dat’s me – Troll. One of Evil Harry Dread’s henchmen. His name says it all.
Gak – Skeletal zombie. One of Evil Harry Dread’s henchmen. Mostly there for the look of the thing.
Lady Sybil Deidre Oglivanna Ramkin – Caretaker of swamp dragons and eventual spouse of Commander Vimes. Richest person in Ankh-Morpork.
Miss Triplet – Dusts Leonard of Quirm’s workshop, occasionally misplacing things he needs.
Hughnon Ridcully – Brother of Mustrum of UU. Chief Priest of Blind Io.
Blind Io – Chief of the gods who live at Dunmanifestin. He appears to be blind but has many eyes outside his body.
Om – From which Omnia takes its name. Traveled in the form of a tortoise in Brutha’s time.
Aniger – Oh God of Squashed Animals.
Scallop – Sub-deacon under Hughnon Ridcully.
Death – An anthrpomorphic personification comprised of a skeleton, covered in a black robe, and holding a scythe (or a sword, for kings). He communicates in CAPTIAL LETTERS without the quotation marks.
Alberto Malich the Wise (Albert) – Founder of Unseen University. “Wise” may just be an honorarium. Death’s housekeeper.
Olk-Kalath the Soul Sucker – Either a sort of god or a demon known to Evil Harry Dread. Of course.
Mrs Gibbons – Possibly Evil Harry Dread’s landlady in Llamedos.
Johnny No Hands – Sold some “sharks” to Evil Harry Dread that may have actually been dolphins.
Emperor Carelinus – He who “untied” the Tsortean Knot.
Vena the Raven-Haired / Mrs McGarry – Hero encountered by the Silver Horde on the way to Dunmanifestin. She’s about their age and now more silver than raven.
Charlie McGarry – Vena’s husband.
Sessifet – Goddess of the Afternoon.
Flatulus – God of the Winds in Ephebe.
Fate – One of the game-playing gods in Dunmanifestin.
Urika – Goddess of saunas, snow, and theatrical performances for fewer than 120 people.
Libertina – Goddess of the sea, apple pie, certain types of ice cream, and short lengths of string.
The Lady – A female goddess with green eyes. She rolls a 7 using 6-sided dice.
Bibulous – God of Wine and Things on Sticks. A kind of counterpart to Bilious. (Called Tuvelpit and Smimto in Small Gods.)
Patina – Goddess of Wisdom. She carries a penguin. (It’s a longish story.)
Topaxi – God of certain mushrooms, of great ideas that you forgot to write down and will never remember again, and of people who tell other people that “dog” is “god” spelled backwards and think this is in some way revelatory.
Bast – Cat-Headed God of things left on the doorstep or half-digested under the bed. Teppic once stashed his assassin’s costume in a Bast statue.
Nuggan – A local god, but also in charge of paperclips, correct things in the right place in small desk stationery sets, and unnecessary paperwork. Prohibits many activities and things.
Chair of Indefinite Studies – Overweight wizard of UU. In on the discussion of the moving picture Blown Away.
Lecturer in Recent Runes – Wizard at UU. Contrived wearing false beards over their beards as a disguise.
Luggage, The – A mysterious box made of sapient pearwood that ambles about on hundreds of tiny feet. It arrived in Ankh-Morpork with Twoflower.
Leonardo da Vinci – Roundworld counterpart to the Disc’s Leonard da Quirm.
Mazda – Stole fire from the gods for mankind’s use. Rescued from his chains and the eagle by Cohen the Barbarian.
Goodboy Bindle Featherstone (aka Errol) – Swamp dragon. Of Quirm. Mascot of the Watch for a time.
Duke Leofric the Legitimate – Truckle and Hamish signed up with him back in the day.
Rosante – A tapestry featuring Truckle and Hamish hung there. Unclear if the castle is in a place called Rosante or if the castle was owned by Rosante.
Vometia – Goddess of Being Sick. You expected something else?
N’tuitif – People of the veldt in Howondaland who have no imagination whatsoever.
Ukli – God of a tribe nearby the N’tuitif people. These neighbors thought Ukli sent them a message to wipe out the N’tuitifs. These people had more imagination.
Glipzo – Goddess of a tribe nearby the Ukli people. Their ancestors, who lived on the moon, told them to kill all non-believers in Glipzo. This included those who had wiped out the N’tuitifs.
Thurlow – Inventor of the Interesting Lens which puts on a display that’s better than fireworks.
Prince Haran – Legendary Klatchian hero who sailed around the world on a ship with a magical tiller.
Hurtling Whirlers – Members of a religion in Klatch who think whirling around in circles is a form of prayer.
Sweevo – God of Cut Timber. Prohibited the practice of panupunitoplasty.
Angelino Tweebsly – Took him 20 years to paint the ceiling of the Temple of Small Gods in Ankh-Morpork.
Vulcan – A minor deity (somewhere in the universe) who knows how bits fit together.
Wayland – A minor deity (somewhere in the universe) who knows how bits fit together.
Dennis – A minor deity (somewhere in the universe) who knows how bits fit together.
Hephaistos – A minor deity (somewhere in the universe) who knows how bits fit together.
Hilda – One of seven Valkyries who came for the Silver Horde.
Gertrude – One of seven Valkyries who came for the Silver Horde.
Grimhilda – One of seven Valkyries who was supposed to come for the Silver Horde.