David Thompson (April 30, 1770 – February 10, 1857), was an English-Canadian map-maker and explorer, known to native peoples as "the Stargazer". He was born in London to Welsh parents, and died in Montreal (now Quebec, then Canada East in the Province of Canada).
David O'Neil Thompson (born July 13, 1954 in Shelby, North Carolina) is an American professional basketball star who played for the Denver Nuggets of both the National Basketball Association (NBA) and American Basketball Association (ABA), as well as the Seattle Super Sonics.
David Thompson (December 7 1836 – April 18 1886) was a Canadian businessman and political figure. He represented Haldimand in the Canadian House of Commons as a Liberal member from 1867 to 1886.