These are people who have been nominated by Sheffield residents as bringing the city recognition at national or international level.
They receive special plaques which are set into the pavement in the 'Hall of Fame' outside the Town Hall.
These are the legends (in alphabetical order) who have been identified and recognised so far. New legends are identified each year.
Gordon Banks - England's World Cup winning goalkeeper
Sean Bean - film and TV actor
Joe Cocker - singing legend
Sebastian Coe - Olympic medal winner and President of the International Association of Athletics Federation
Derek Dooley - one of Sheffield's most respected footballers
Dame Margaret Drabble - internationally respected novelist and critic.
Jessica Ennis - Olympic Champion, double Outdoor and Indoor World Champion athlete
Professor Barry Hancock OBE - world renown cancer expert
Brendan Ingle - world famous boxing manager and trainer
Def Leppard - top-selling rock band
Nick Matthew - world squash champion
David Mellor - internationally renowned cutlery designer
Michael Palin - famous film and television personality
Steve Peat - champion downhill mountain biker
Helen Sharman - first British astronaut
Joe Simpson - renowned mountaineer, author and motivational speaker
Joe Scarborough - one of Sheffield’s finest artists
Michael Vaughan - one of this country’s most successful cricket captains
Clinton Woods - world champion boxer