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

This list includes Jorge Schvarzer, Pablo Helman and more people.

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

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Che Guevara is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 39 (1928-1967)
Ernesto "Che" Guevara, commonly known as el Che or simply Che, was an Argentine Marxist revolutionary, physician, author, guerrilla leader, diplomat, and military theorist. A major ...more

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Luisana Lopilato is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Argentina
age 31
Luisana Lopilato is an Argentine actress, model and singer. She has appeared in the television series Chiquititas, Rebelde Way, Alma Pirata, Casados con Hijos and Atracción x4. She is a ...more

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Eva Perón is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 33 (1919-1952)
María Eva Duarte de Perón was the second wife of Argentine President Juan Perón and served as the First Lady of Argentina. She is usually referred to as Eva Perón, or ...more

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Fernando Lamas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 67 (1915-1982)
Fernando Álvaro Lamas y de Santos was an Argentine-born actor and director, and the father of actor Lorenzo Lamas.

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Queen Máxima of the Netherland... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Argentina
age 47
Queen Máxima of the Netherlands is the wife of King Willem-Alexander. On 30 April 2013, she became the first Dutch queen consort since 1890.

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Gaspar Noé is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Argentina
age 55
Gaspar Noé is an Argentine film director and screenwriter. He is the son of Argentinian painter, writer and intellectual Luis Felipe Noé. Noé graduated from Louis ...more

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Manuel Puig is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 58 (1932-1990)
Manuel Puig was an Argentine author. Among his best known novels are La traición de Rita Hayworth, Boquitas pintadas, and El beso de la mujer araña, which was made into a film by ...more

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Juan Manuel Fangio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 84 (1911-1995)
Juan Manuel Fangio, nicknamed El Chueco or El Maestro, was a racing car driver from Argentina, who dominated the first decade of Formula One racing, winning the World Drivers' Championship five ...more

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Jorge Rafael Videla is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 88 (1925-2013)
Jorge Rafael Videla was a senior commander in the Argentine Army and dictator of Argentina from 1976 to 1981. He came to power in a coup d'état that deposed Isabel Martínez de ...more

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Leopoldo Galtieri is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 77 (1926-2003)
Leopoldo Fortunato Galtieri Castelli was an Argentine general and President of Argentina from 22 December 1981 to 18 June 1982, during the last military dictatorship. The death squad, ...more

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José Froilán González is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 91 (1922-2013)
José Froilán González was an Argentine racing driver, particularly notable for scoring Ferrari's first win in a Formula One World Championship race at the 1951 British Grand ...more

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Carybé is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 86 (1911-1997)
Héctor Julio Páride Bernabó or Carybé was a painter, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator, potter, sculptor, mural painter, researcher, historian and journalist. He ...more

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Emilia Attías is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Argentina
age 31
María Emilia Attías Pompei is an Argentine actress, dancer, model and TV host.

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Fernando Siro is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 75 (1931-2006)
Fernando Siro was an Argentine film actor, film director and screenwriter.

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Francisco Moreno is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 67 (1852-1919)
Francisco Pascasio Moreno was a prominent explorer and academic in Argentina, where he is usually referred to as Perito Moreno. Perito Moreno has been credited as one of the most influential ...more

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Oscar Viale is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 0 (1994-1994)
Oscar Viale was a screenwriter and actor.

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Bernardo Houssay is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 84 (1887-1971)
Bernardo Alberto Houssay was an Argentine physiologist who, in 1947, received one half Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of the role played by pituitary hormones in ...more

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Roque Sáenz Peña is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 63 (1851-1914)
Roque Sáenz Peña Lahitte was President of Argentina from 12 October 1910 to 9 August 1914, when he died in office. He was the son of former President Luis Sáenz Peña. ...more

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Tom Harrisson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 65 (1911-1976)
Major Tom Harnett Harrisson DSO OBE was a British polymath. In the course of his life he was an ornithologist, explorer, journalist, broadcaster, soldier, guerrilla, ethnologist, museum curator, ...more

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Tomás Eloy Martínez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 76 (1934-2010)
Tomás Eloy Martínez was an Argentine journalist and writer.

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Alberto Olmedo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 55 (1933-1988)
Alberto Olmedo was an Argentine comedian and actor. Olmedo was born in the city of Rosario. In his teens, he was a gifted gymnast and an aspiring actor, who tried his luck with several amateur ...more

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Néstor Kirchner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 60 (1950-2010)
Néstor Carlos Kirchner was an Argentine politician who served as President of Argentina from 25 May 2003 until 10 December 2007. Previously, he was Governor of Santa Cruz Province since ...more

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Ariel Dorfman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Argentina
age 76
Vladimiro Ariel Dorfman is an Argentine-Chilean novelist, playwright, essayist, academic, and human rights activist. A citizen of the United States since 2004, he has been a professor of ...more

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Luis Sandrini is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 75 (1905-1980)
Luis Sandrini was a prolific Argentine comic film actor and film producer. He has made over 80 appearances in film between 1933 and 1980. His wife was actress Malvina Pastorino and he is the ...more

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Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Argentina
Dec. at 74 (1868-1942)
Máximo Marcelo Torcuato de Alvear Pacheco, better known as Marcelo T. de Alvear was an Argentine politician and President of Argentina October 12, 1922 to October 12, 1928.