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List of famous people from Mongolia, 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 Mongolia, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Mongolia 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 Mongolia, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

This list is made up of a variety of people, including Bayar Dovdoi and Semjbaatar Baatarsuren.

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

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Bishindeegiin Urantungalag is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Bishindeegiin Urantungalag age 38 - Urantungalag Bishindee is an athlete. He represented Mongolia in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

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Erdene-Ochiryn Ochirsüren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Erdene-Ochiryn Ochirsüren age 31 - Erdene-Ochir Ochirsuren is an Olympic Cross-country Skier from Mongolia.

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Jügderdemidiin Gürragchaa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Jügderdemidiin Gürragchaa age 69 - Jügderdemidiin Gürragchaa was the first Mongolian in space. He was Mongolia's defense minister from 2000 to 2004.

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Sükhbaataryn Batbold is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Sükhbaataryn Batbold age 53 - Sükhbaataryn Batbold is a Mongolian politician who was Prime Minister of Mongolia from 2009 to 2012, as well as General Secretary of the Mongolian People's Party. He was previously Minister ...more

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Asasekiryū Tarō is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Asasekiryū Tarō age 34 - Asasekiryū Tarō is a sumo wrestler. He made his debut in January 2000, reaching the top division in March 2003. He has won four special prizes, and has spent a total of five tournaments to date ...more

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Kyokutenhō Masaru is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Kyokutenhō Masaru age 42 - Kyokutenhō Masaru in Nalaikh, Ulan Bator, Mongolia is a professional sumo wrestler. He made his debut in March 1992 out of Ōshima stable, with the first group of Mongolians ever to join the ...more

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Kyokutenzan Takeshi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Kyokutenzan Takeshi age 43 - Kyokutenzan Takeshi is a former professional sumo wrestler from Ulan Bator, Mongolia, one of the first Mongolians to join the sport in Japan. In 2005, he obtained Japanese citizenship, but he ...more

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Tokusegawa Masanao is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tokusegawa Masanao age 33 - Tokusegawa Masano is a former sumo wrestler from Ulan Bator, Mongolia. Joining the professional sport in 2003, he entered the top division for the first time in March 2010, and rose to the top ...more

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Rostislav Vargashkin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Rostislav Vargashkin age 82 - Rostislav Yevgenyevich Vargashkin is a retired Russian cyclist who competed at the 1956 and 1960 Summer Olympics. In 1956 he finished in ninth place in the 2000 m tandem sprint, whereas in 1960 ...more

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Amgalan Chinzorig is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Amgalan Chinzorig age 28 - Amgalan Chinzorig is a Mongolian soccer player.

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Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar age 32 - Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar is a Mongolian judoka. At the 2006 Asian Games he finished in joint fifth place in both the heavyweight division and the open weight class division. In the same ...more

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Dorjsürengiin Sumiya is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Dorjsürengiin Sumiya age 24 - Dorjsürengiin Sumiya is an athlete.

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Bekhbat Ganbat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Bekhbat Ganbat age 27 - Bekhbat Ganbat is a Mongolian soccer player.

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Dashdorjiin Natsagdorj is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Dashdorjiin Natsagdorj Died at 31 (1906-1937) - Borjgin Dashdorjiin Natsagdorj, was a Mongolian poet, writer, and playwright, and founder of the Mongolian Writer's Union. He is considered one of the founding fathers of modern Mongolian ...more

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Tserenjav Enkhjargal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tserenjav Enkhjargal age 31 - Tserenjav Enkhjargal is a Mongolian soccer player.

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Battsetseg Soronzonbold is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Battsetseg Soronzonbold age 25 - Soronzonboldyn Battsetseg is Mongolian first female gold medalist of the World Wrestling Championships. At the 2012 Olympic Games in London, she won bronze in women's 63 kg freestyle. It was ...more

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Murun Altankhuyag is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Murun Altankhuyag age 26 - Murun Altankhuyag is a Mongolian soccer player.

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Munkh-Od Ochkhuu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Munkh-Od Ochkhuu age 33 - Munkh-Od Ochkhuugyn is a Mongolian soccer player.

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Ganzorig Erdene-Ochir is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Ganzorig Erdene-Ochir age 28 - Ganzorig Erdene-Ochir is a Mongolian soccer player.

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Tseveensuren Ganbayar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tseveensuren Ganbayar age 24 - Tseveensuren Ganbayar is a Mongolian soccer player.

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Ganbaataryn Tögsbayar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Ganbaataryn Tögsbayar age 30 - Ganbaataryn Tögsbayar is a Mongolian footballer, who plays as a striker for Selenge Press in Mongolia. He is a member and the second top goalscorer of the Mongolia national football team.

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Byambajav Ulambayaryn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Byambajav Ulambayaryn age 32 - Ulambayaryn Byambajav or Daishōchi Kenta is an amateur sumo wrestler from Ulan-Bator, Mongolia. He is a two-time winner of the Sumo World Championships, in 2006 and 2007. He is 6'1" tall, ...more

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Jambyn Batmönkh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Jambyn Batmönkh Died at 71 (1926-1997) - Jambyn Batmönkh was a Mongolian communist political leader and economics professor. He was the leader of Mongolia during its transition into democracy in 1990.

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Tsedenbal Tumenjargal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tsedenbal Tumenjargal age 26 - Tsedenbal Tumenjargal is a Mongolian soccer player.

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Olzvoi Ochbayar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Olzvoi Ochbayar age 26 - Olzvoin Ochbayar is a Mongolian international footballer. He has appeared 4 times for the Mongolia national football team.

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Mönkhbaataryn Bundmaa is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Mönkhbaataryn Bundmaa age 30 - Mönkhbaataryn Bundmaa is a Mongolian judoka. She won the silver medal in the half-lightweight category of the 2006 Asian Games, having lost to An Kum-Ae of North Korea in the final match. ...more

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Ochirbatyn Burmaa is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Ochirbatyn Burmaa age 33 - Ochirbatyn Burmaa is a Mongolian freestyle wrestler. She competed in the freestyle 72 kg event at the 2012 Summer Olympics; she defeated Leah Callahan in the 1/8 finals and was eliminated by ...more

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Ligdan Khan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Ligdan Khan Died at 46 (1588-1634) - Ligdan Khutugtu Khan was the last in the Borjigin clan of Mongol Khans who ruled the Mongols from Chakhar. His unpopular reign generated violent opposition due to his harsh restrictions over the ...more

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Buyanjavyn Batzorig is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Buyanjavyn Batzorig age 32 - Buyanjavyn Batzorig is a male freestyle wrestler from Mongolia. He participated in Men's freestyle 66 kg at 2008 Summer Olympics. In the 1/16 of final he beat Heinrich Barnes, but in the 1/8 of ...more

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Sharav Nasanjargal is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Sharav Nasanjargal age 47 - Sharav Nasanjargal is a Mongolian international footballer. He made his first appearance for the Mongolia national football team in 2007.

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Dambyn Chagdarjav is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Dambyn Chagdarjav Died at 42 (1880-1922) - Dambyn Chagdarjav was a Mongolian revolutionary figure who was one of the “first seven” founders of the Mongolian People's Party. He was named prime minister of Mongolia’s provisional government ...more

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Subutai is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Subutai Died at 72 (1176-1248) - Subutai was a Mongolian general, and the primary military strategist of Genghis Khan and Ögedei Khan. He directed more than twenty campaigns in which he conquered thirty-two nations and won ...more

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Tokitenkū Yoshiaki is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tokitenkū Yoshiaki age 36 - Tokitenkū Yoshiaki is a sumo wrestler. He made his professional debut in 2002, reaching the top makuuchi division just two years later. The highest rank he has reached is komusubi, which he has ...more

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Tögs-Ochiryn Namnansüren is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tögs-Ochiryn Namnansüren Died at 41 (1878-1919) - Tögs-Ochiryn Namnansüren, full title Sain Noyon Khan Namnansüren, was a powerful hereditary prince and prominent early 20th century Mongolian independence leader. He served as the ...more

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Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat age 73 - Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat is a Mongolian political figure and current member of the Constitutional Court of Mongolia. He served as president of Mongolia from 1990 to 1997, the first to be elected ...more

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Pyambuugiin Tuul is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Pyambuugiin Tuul age 56 - Pyambuugiin Tuul is a retired long-distance runner from Mongolia, who represented his native country in the men's marathon at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. He was blind in one ...more

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Gonchigiin Bumtsend is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Gonchigiin Bumtsend Died at 72 (1881-1953) - Gonchigiin Bumtsend was a Mongolian revolutionary who held several high level positions within the Mongolian government in the 1940s and early 1950s. He was Chairman of the Presidium of the ...more

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Möngke Khan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Möngke Khan Died at 50 (1209-1259) - Möngke Khan, born Möngke, was the fourth Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, ruling from July 1, 1251, to August 11, 1259. He was the first Great Khan from the Toluid line and made ...more

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Usukhbaatar Purvee is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Mongolia

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Nemekhbayar Batsaikhan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Mongolia

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Purevdavga Rentsenbyamba is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Mongolia

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Bayaraagiin Naranbaatar is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Bayaraagiin Naranbaatar age 35 - Bayaraagiin Naranbaatar is a male freestyle wrestler from Mongolia. He was the winner of Men's freestyle wrestling 55 kg at 2005 Summer Universiade. He participated in the Men's freestyle 55 kg ...more

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Sengiin Erdene is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Sengiin Erdene Died at 71 (1929-2000) - Sengiin Erdene is a well-known Mongolian novelist and writer.

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Jargalsaikhany Chuluunbat is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Jargalsaikhany Chuluunbat age 31 - Jargalsaikhany Chuluunbat is a Mongolian freestyle wrestler. He competed in the freestyle 120 kg event at the 2012 Summer Olympics; he defeated Malal Ndiaye in the 1/8 finals and was eliminated ...more

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Shinny Bayaar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Shinny Bayaar age 38 - Shinebayar Sukhbaatar 'Shinny Bayaar' is a Mongolian professional boxer with British nationality fighting in the flyweight division. He is based in Oldham, Greater Manchester and is the former ...more

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Tuguldur Munkh-Erdene is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tuguldur Munkh-Erdene Mönkh-Erdeniin Tögöldör is a Mongolian footballer who currently plays for Erchim in Ulanbaatar as a midfielder.

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Anar Batchuluun is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Anar Batchuluun age 30 - Anar Batchuluun is a Mongolian soccer player.

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Nyambayaryn Tögstsogt is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Nyambayaryn Tögstsogt age 23 - Tugstsogt Nyambayar is an athlete.

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Batmunkh Myagmarsuren is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Mongolia

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Erdeniin Bat-Üül is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Erdeniin Bat-Üül age 59 - Erdeniin Bat-Üül is a prominent Mongolian politician from the Democratic Party and the Mayor of Ulaanbaatar City and the Governor of the Capital City.