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

Examples include Humberto Saavedra and Rolando Barra.

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

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Pedro Blanco Soto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Pedro Blanco Soto Died at 34 (1795-1829) - Pedro Blanco Soto was President of Bolivia for just a week cut short by his assassination in a convent called La Recoletta in Sucre on New Years Day 1829. He was shot on the roof above a ...more

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Evo Morales is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Evo Morales age 57 - Juan Evo Morales Ayma, popularly known as Evo, is a Bolivian politician and cocalero activist who has served as President of Bolivia since 2006. Widely regarded as the country's first president ...more

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Daniel Salamanca Urey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Daniel Salamanca Urey Died at 66 (1869-1935) - Daniel Domingo Salamanca Urey was President of Bolivia from March 5, 1931 until he was overthrown in a coup d'état on November 27, 1934, during the country's disastrous Chaco War with

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Hernán Siles Zuazo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Hernán Siles Zuazo Died at 82 (1914-1996) - Hernán Siles Zuazo was a politician from Bolivia. He served as his country's constitutionally elected president twice, from 1956 to 1960 and again from 1982 to 1985.

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Mariano Enrique Calvo Cuellar is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Mariano Enrique Calvo Cuellar Died at 60 (1782-1842) - Mariano Enrique Calvo Cuellar served a brief term as President of Bolivia. He also served as Vice-President to Andrés de Santa Cruz y Calahumana between 1835 and 1839.

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Alfredo Ovando Candía is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Alfredo Ovando Candía Died at 64 (1918-1982) - Alfredo Ovando Candía was a Bolivian president and dictator, general and political figure.

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Hilarión Daza is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Hilarión Daza Died at 54 (1840-1894) - Hilarión Daza Groselle was President of Bolivia from 1876 to 1879.

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Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada age 86 - Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada Sánchez de Bustamante, familiarly known as "Goni", is a Bolivian politician, businessman, and former President of Bolivia. A lifelong member of ...more

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Eduardo Rodríguez is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Eduardo Rodríguez age 59 - Eduardo Rodríguez Veltzé is a former president of Bolivia; prior to that appointment he was the chief justice of the Supreme Court.

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José María Pérez de Urdininea is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
José María Pérez de Urdininea Died at 81 (1784-1865) - José María Pérez de Urdininea was the third President of Bolivia and the first to be born in Bolivia itself. He fought with the patriots against the Argentines in Peru. ...more

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Víctor Paz Estenssoro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Víctor Paz Estenssoro Died at 94 (1907-2001) - Ángel Víctor Paz Estenssoro was a Bolivian politician and President of Bolivia. He ran for president 4 times, winning in 1951, 1960, 1964, and 1985.

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Sebastián Ágreda is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Sebastián Ágreda Died at 80 (1795-1875) - Sebastián Ágreda served briefly as President of Bolivia, from June 10 to July 9, 1841. In addition to these 29 days as President, he also held a number of other governmental roles ...more

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José Luis Tejada Sorzano is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
José Luis Tejada Sorzano Died at 56 (1882-1938) - José Luis Tejada Sorzano was a Bolivian lawyer and politician appointed by the military as president of Bolivia during the Chaco War. He had previously been the country's Vice-President ...more

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Jaime Paz Zamora is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Jaime Paz Zamora age 76 - Jaime Paz Zamora was President of Bolivia from August 6, 1989 to August 6, 1993. He also served as Vice-President between 1982 and 1984.

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Eusebio Guilarte Vera is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Eusebio Guilarte Vera Died at 44 (1805-1849) - Eusebio Guilarte Vera was a Bolivian politician who served briefly as President of Bolivia from 1847-1848. A career military officer, Guilarte had combatted under Santa Cruz at Zepita, and also ...more

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José Miguel de Velasco Franco is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
José Miguel de Velasco Franco Died at 64 (1795-1859) - José Miguel de Velasco Franco served as President of Bolivia four times more times than anyone else other than Víctor Paz Estenssoro. During the third, and longest, of these ...more

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Carla Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Carla Ortiz age 40 - Carla Ortiz is a film actor and producer.

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Anthony R. Stabley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Anthony R. Stabley Anthony R. Stabley is a film art director, a production designer, a set decorator, a director, a producer and a screenwriter.

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Alfonso Gumucio Dagron is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Alfonso Gumucio Dagron age 66 - Alfonso Gumucio Dagron is a writer, filmmaker, journalist, photographer and development communication specialist. His father was Alfonso Gumucio Reyes, a leader of the Movimiento Nacionalista ...more

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Maria Otero is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Maria Otero Maria Otero was the first holder of the office of The Under Secretary for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights from January 15, 2012 through February 4, 2013. The position is a newly ...more

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Kori Udovički is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Kori Udovički age 55 - Kori Udovički, Ph.D. is a Serbian politician and current Deputy Prime Minister, and the Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-Government in the Government of Serbia. She was an ...more

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María Fernanda Álvarez Terán is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
María Fernanda Álvarez Terán age 27 - María Fernanda Álvarez Terán is a professional tennis player from Bolivia. Álvarez was ranked 15 in International Tennis Federation junior rankings in 2007. She has ...more

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Juan Carlos Valdivia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Juan Carlos Valdivia Juan Carlos Valdivia is a film director,screenwriter,film producer and actor.

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Rodrigo Bellott is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Rodrigo Bellott age 39 - Rodrigo Bellot is a casting director, film producer, film director and a screenwriter.

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Jaime Moreno is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Jaime Moreno age 41 - Jaime Moreno Morales is a former Bolivian footballer now serving as Youth Academy Technical Training Coach for D.C. United in Major League Soccer, and as the head coach of D.C. United's U-23 ...more

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Jose Gutierrez Guerra is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Jose Gutierrez Guerra Died at 60 (1869-1929) - José Manuel Justiniano Gutiérrez Guerra, known as "the last Oligarch," was President of Bolivia between 1917 and 1920. He was the grandson of Pedro José Domingo de ...more

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Gastón Suárez is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Gastón Suárez Died at 55 (1929-1984) - Gastón Suárez was a Bolivian novelist and dramatist. Suárez was born in the town of Tupiza in the southern part of Potosí, Bolivia. A self-taught writer, ...more

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Juan Carlos Perez Rondon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Juan Carlos Perez Rondon age 34 - Juan Carlos Pérez is a Bolivian trap shooter. He competed in the trap event at the 2012 Summer Olympics and placed 31st in the qualification round.

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Julia Elena Fortún is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Julia Elena Fortún age 86 - Julia Elena Fortún Melgarejo, was born in the city of Sucre, Bolivia but lived in La Paz since her youth. She's a historian, anthropologist and enthomusicologist, pioneer in this last ...more

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Julio Terrazas Sandoval is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Julio Terrazas Sandoval age 79 - Julio Terrazas Sandoval is a Cardinal Priest and Archbishop Emeritus of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Santa Cruz de la Sierra in the Roman Catholic Church. Born in Vallegrande, Bolivia, ...more

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Fabio Zambrana is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Fabio Zambrana Fabio Zambrana is a singer, composer and bassist.

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Marcelo Martins Moreno is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Marcelo Martins Moreno age 28 - Marcelo Martins Moreno, is a Bolivian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Chinese Super League side Changchun Yatai and Bolivian national team.

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Ramiro Castillo is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Ramiro Castillo Died at 31 (1966-1997) - Ramiro Castillo Salinas was a football midfielder who was capped 52 times and scored 5 international goals for Bolivia between 1989 and 1997. He made one substitute appearance at the 1994 FIFA ...more

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Eugen Gomringer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Eugen Gomringer age 90 - Eugen Gomringer is often called the father of concrete poetry. Gomringer lives in the region of Bamberg in Germany. 1977–1990 he was a professor at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, the Arts ...more

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Artur Bruno Rojas is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Artur Bruno Rojas age 22 - Artur Bruno Rojas is a track and field athlete.

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Antonio Eguino is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Antonio Eguino age 77 - Antonio Eguino is a cinematographer and film director.

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Diego Cabrera is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Diego Cabrera age 33 - Diego Aroldo Cabrera Flores is a Bolivian football striker. He currently plays for Universitario de Sucre in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano. He played at club level for Oriente ...more

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Diego Camacho is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Diego Camacho age 32 - Diego Camacho is a tennis player from Bolivia, who represented his native country at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. There he was defeated in the first round by America's Jeff Tarango. ...more

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Rony Jimenez is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Rony Jimenez age 26 - Rony Jimenez is a Bolivian soccer player who plays for Bolivia national football team as a defender.

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Jose Carlos Barba is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Jose Carlos Barba age 30 - Jose Carlos Barba is a Bolivian soccer player.

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Carlos Saucedo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Carlos Saucedo age 36 - Carlos Saucedo is a Bolivian soccer player.

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Julio César Baldivieso is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Julio César Baldivieso age 44 - Julio César Baldivieso Rico is a former Bolivian association football midfielder who played for the Bolivian national team in the 1994 World Cup and several Copa Américas. He is ...more

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Enrique Parada is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Enrique Parada age 34 - Enrique Parada Salvatierra is a Bolivian footballer. He currently plays for The Strongest and the Bolivia national football team.

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Joselito Vaca is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Joselito Vaca age 33 - José "Joselito" Vaca Velasco is a Bolivian footballer. He currently plays as an attacking midfielder for Blooming in the Liga de Fútbol Profesional Boliviano.

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Lorgio Suarez is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Lorgio Suarez age 25 - Ronald Lorgio Suárez Saucedo commonly known as Lorgio Suarez, is a Bolivian professional footballer who currently plays in the Liga de Futbol Profesional Boliviano for Blooming.

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Jorge Wilstermann is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Jorge Wilstermann Jorge Wilstermann, was the first Bolivian commercial pilot. The son of a mechanic who worked for Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano, Wilstermann took an interest in aviation, and became Bolivia's ...more

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Milton Erick Melgar is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Milton Erick Melgar age 30 - Milton Erick Melgar Cuéllar is a Bolivian football midfielder. He currently plays for Universitario de Sucre in Bolivia.

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Miguel Mercado is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Miguel Mercado age 40 - Miguel Ángel Mercado Melgar, is a former Bolivian football striker who spent most of his career playing for Bolívar. Mercado emerged from the respected youth football academy ...more

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Santos Navarro is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Santos Navarro age 25 - Santos Rodrigo Navarro Arteaga is a Bolivian football midfielder who currently plays for first division team Real Potosí on loan from Blooming. Navarro developed his football career at ...more

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Pedro Azogue is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Pedro Azogue age 21 - Pedro Azogue is a professional footballer who currently plays for the Bolivia National Football Team as a Midfielder.