Prominent people with family name 司馬
Sima Rangju or Rang Ju, strategist during the Spring and Autumn Period and regarded as the author of Sima Fa ("Sima's Art of War")
Sima Qian, historian in Western Han Dynasty and author of Records of the Grand Historian
Sima Xiangru, a minor official in Western Han Dynasty but better known for his poetic skills, Chinese wine (jiu) business and controversial marriage to a widow Zhuo Wenjun after both eloped.
Sima Yi, renowned strategist during the Three Kingdoms, ultimate adversary of Zhuge Liang in Romance of the Three Kingdoms and the revered progenitor of the Jin Dynasty (265-420).
Sima Shi, son of Sima Yi
Sima Zhao, son of Sima Yi and younger brother of Sima Shi, de facto ruler of the Kingdom of Wei and the origin of a Chinese proverb.
Sima Yan, also known as the Emperor Wu of Jin China, was a son of Sima Zhao. He took the throne of the Kingdom of Wei, proclaimed the Jin Dynasty and unified China.
another Sima Yi, son of Emperor Wu of Jin China and Prince of Changsha among the Eight Princes
the ruling family of Jin Dynasty (265-420).
Sima Guang, historian and stateman during the Song Dynasty (960-1279), known for his monumental historical work Zizhi Tongjian and rivalry against contemporary Wang Anshi.
Sima is also a traditional Finnish seasonal sweet mead.