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List of famous people from French Guiana, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in French Guiana, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from French Guiana you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in French Guiana, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

Léopold Héder and Stéphane Martine are a great starting point for your to rank your favorites on this list

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from French Guiana?" or "Which celebrities were born in French Guiana?" then this list is a great resource for you.

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Henri Salvador is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Henri Salvador Died at 91 (1917-2008) - Henri Salvador was a French Caribbean singer.

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Malia Metella is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Malia Metella age 35 - Malia Metella is a French Olympic freestyle swimmer from French Guiana. She swam for France at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics, winning a silver medal in 2004 in the women's 50 free. She won her first ...more

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Cyrille Regis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Cyrille Regis age 59 - Cyrille Regis, MBE is a French Guianese-born English former footballer. His professional playing career spanned 19 years, where he made 614 league appearances and scored 158 league goals, most ...more

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Gaston Monnerville is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Gaston Monnerville Died at 94 (1897-1991) - Gaston Monnerville was a French politician and lawyer.

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Laurent Petchy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Laurent Petchy age 32 - Laurent Petchy is a soccer player who plays for French Guiana.

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Eric Martinon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Eric Martinon age 35 - Eric Martinon is a French Guianese footballer who plays for US Matoury.

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Jean-Claude Darcheville is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Jean-Claude Darcheville age 40 - Jean-Claude Ducan Darcheville is a French Guianan footballer who plays as a striker. He played for various clubs in France, England and Scotland. He spent the last year of his career with Greek Super ...more

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Claude Dambury is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Claude Dambury age 44 - Claude Dambury is a former French football player.

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Christiane Taubira is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Christiane Taubira age 65 - Christiane Taubira or Christiane Taubira-Delannon is a French politician who on 15 May 2012, was appointed Minister of Justice of France in the new Ayrault government under President François ...more

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Enzo Lefort is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Enzo Lefort age 24 - Enzo Lefort is a French foil fencer, bronze medal in the 2014 World Championships, European and World team champion in 2014.

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Félix Éboué is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Félix Éboué Died at 60 (1884-1944) - Félix Adolphe Éboué was a Black French Guianan-born colonial administrator and Free French leader. He was the first black French man appointed to high post in the French colonies, ...more

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Édouard Montoute is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Édouard Montoute age 45 - Édouard Montoute is an actor.

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Marc-Antoine Fortuné is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Marc-Antoine Fortuné age 34 - Marc-Antoine Fortuné is a French professional footballer who plays as a striker for Wigan Athletic. Fortuné started his professional career at Angoulême in 1998, and made 63 league ...more

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Raoul Diagne is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Raoul Diagne Died at 92 (1910-2002) - Raoul Diagne was a French footballer who played defender, and who had stints as a coach after his playing career. Born in French Guyana, Diagne, son of politician Blaise Diagne was the first black ...more

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Edith Lefel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Edith Lefel Died at 40 (1963-2003) - Edith Lefel was a French-based singer Lefel's mother was from French Guiana and her father from the island of Martinique. She moved with her parents to Martinique when she was three. It was there that ...more

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Lecsinel Jean-François is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Lecsinel Jean-François age 29 - Lecsinel Jean-François is a Haiti international footballer who plays as a defender. He is currently a free agent after leaving Sheffield United. Born in Cayenne, French Guiana, ...more

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Florent Malouda is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Florent Malouda age 35 - Florent Johan Malouda is a French professional footballer who plays as a left winger for Ligue 1 side FC Metz. He spent most of his career at Lyon and Chelsea, winning four consecutive Ligue 1 titles ...more

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Kevin Séraphin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Kevin Séraphin age 26 - Kevin Séraphin is a French professional basketball player who currently plays for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association. He was drafted 17th overall in the 2010 NBA ...more

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Lesly Malouda is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Lesly Malouda age 32 - Lesly Marguerite Malouda is a French footballer. He currently plays as a left winger for Dijon FCO in Ligue 2.

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Sloan Privat is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Sloan Privat age 26 - Sloan Privat is a French footballer who currently plays as a Striker for Ligue 1 club Caen, on loan from Gent.

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Patrice Maurel is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Patrice Maurel age 37 - Patrice Maurel is a French former football midfielder.

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Mike Maignan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Mike Maignan age 20 - Mike Maignan is a French football player.

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Gary Marigard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Gary Marigard age 27 - Gary Marigard is a French soccer player.

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Roy Contout is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Roy Contout age 30 - Roy Contout is a French Guianan football striker, he currently plays for Mouscron-Péruwelz.

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Nekie Adipi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Nekie Adipi age 31 - Nekie Adipi is a French soccer player.

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Léon Bertrand is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Léon Bertrand age 64 - Léon Bertrand is a French politician. Previously a professor of physics and biology, he is Mayor of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni since 1983. He was elected to the French National Assembly for the ...more

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Stéphane Martine is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Stéphane Martine age 37 - Stéphane Martine is a French footballer, playing as a striker.

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Léopold Héder is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Léopold Héder Died at 60 (1918-1978) - Léopold Héder was a socialist politician from French Guiana who served in the French Senate from 1971–1978 and in the French National Assembly from 1962-1967. He presented himself as ...more

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Léon Damas is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Léon Damas Died at 66 (1912-1978) - Léon-Gontran Damas was a French poet and politician. He was one of the founders of the Négritude movement. He also used the pseudonym Lionel Georges André Cabassou.

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Ismael Urbain is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Ismael Urbain Died at 72 (1812-1884) - Ismael Urbain was a French journalist and interpreter. Born in Cayenne, French Guiana Urbain was the illegitimate son of a merchant from Marseille named Urbain Brue and a free colored woman from ...more

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Marvin Torvic is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Marvin Torvic age 27 - Marvin Torvic a French Guiananese football player. He currently plays for the Finnish third tier side PS Kemi.

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Donovan Léon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Donovan Léon age 23 - Donovan Léon is a French football player who plays as a goalkeeper for French club Auxerre in Ligue 2. He made his professional debut on 6 August 2011 in a 3–1 league defeat to Montpellier.

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Georges Guéril is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Georges Guéril Died at 68 (1909-1977) - Georges Gueril was a politician from French Guiana who served in the French Senate from 1959-1962 .

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Jules Patient is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Jules Patient Died at 80 (1905-1985) - Jules Patient was a politician from French Guiana who served in the French Senate from 1948-1952 .

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Stanley Ridel is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Stanley Ridel age 22 - Stanley Ridel is a French Guianese footballer who plays for CSC Cayenne.

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Livio Jean-Charles is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Livio Jean-Charles age 22 - Livio Jean-Charles is a French professional basketball player who currently plays for ASVEL Basket of the LNB Pro A. He was selected by the Spurs with the 28th overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft.

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Stephan Clet is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Stephan Clet age 23 - Stephan Clet is a French soccer player.

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Samuel Sophie is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Samuel Sophie age 29 - Samuel Sophie is a French soccer player.

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Albert Ajaiso is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Albert Ajaiso age 29 - Albert Ajaiso is a French soccer player.

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Warren Ho Méou Choune is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Warren Ho Méou Choune age 28 - Warren Ho Méou Choune is French Guianese footballer who plays for CSC Cayenne.

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Raymond Jean-Jacques is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Raymond Jean-Jacques age 29 - Raymond Jean-Jacques is a French Guianese footballer who plays for CSC Cayenne.

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François Sampain is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
François Sampain age 29 - François Sampain is a French Guianese footballer who plays for ASU Grand Santi.

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Joffrey Torvic is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Joffrey Torvic age 25 - Joffrey Torvic is a French Guianese footballer who plays for CSC Cayenne.

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Jean-Renaud Nemouthé is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Jean-Renaud Nemouthé age 34 - Jean-Renaud Nemouthé is a French retired footballer who played as a midfielder.

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José Cidolit is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
José Cidolit José Cidolit is an actor.

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Sylvio Breleur is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Sylvio Breleur age 37 - Sylvio Breleur is a French Guyana football player who plays for RFC Tournai in Belgium.

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René Jadfard is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
René Jadfard Died at 48 (1899-1947) - René Jadfard was a politician from French Guiana who was elected to the French National Assembly in 1947, journalist and novelist. He was killed in an airplane crash in 1947 when the small ...more

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Cédric Fabien is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Cédric Fabien age 35 - Cédric Fabien is a professional footballer.

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Hadama Bathily is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Hadama Bathily age 30 - Hadama Bathily is a French Guianaian association footballer who currently plays for Etoile FC in the Singapore S.League. He plays as a Goalkeeper.

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Marc Edwige is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From French Guiana
Marc Edwige age 29 - Marc Edwige is French Guianese footballer who plays for CSC Cayenne.