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Famous People From Bolivia

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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
Dec. at 34 (1795-1829)

Birthplace: Cochabamba, Bolivia

Pedro Blanco Soto (19 October 1795 – 1 January 1829) 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 ...more
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Evo Morales is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Age: 59

Birthplace: Orinoca Canton, Bolivia

Juan Evo Morales Ayma (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈeβo moˈɾales]; born October 26, 1959) is a Bolivian politician and cocalero activist who has served as President of Bolivia since 2006. Widely ...more
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Daniel Salamanca Urey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Daniel Salamanca Urey Dec. at 66 (1869-1935)

Birthplace: Cochabamba, Bolivia

Daniel Domingo Salamanca Urey (July 8, 1869 – July 17, 1935) was President of Bolivia from March 5, 1931 until he was overthrown in a coup d'état on November 27, 1934, during the ...more
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Hernán Siles Zuaz... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Dec. at 82 (1914-1996)

Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia

Hernán Siles Zuazo (21 March 1914 – 6 August 1996) was a Bolivian politician who served as constitutionally elected president twice, from 1956 to 1960 and again from 1982 to 1985. He also ...more
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Mariano Enrique Calvo Cu... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Mariano Enrique Calvo Cuellar Dec. at 60 (1782-1842)

Birthplace: Sucre, Bolivia

Mariano Enrique Calvo Cuellar (18 July 1782 – 29 July 1842) served a brief term as President of Bolivia. He also served as Vice-President to Andrés de Santa Cruz y Calahumana between 1835
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Alfredo Ovando Cand&iacu... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Alfredo Ovando Candía Dec. at 64 (1918-1982)

Birthplace: Cobija, Bolivia

Alfredo Ovando Candía (6 April 1918 – 24 January 1982) was a Bolivian president and dictator (1964–66 and 1969–70), general and political figure.
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Hilarión Daza is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Hilarión Daza Dec. at 54 (1840-1894)

Birthplace: Sucre, Bolivia

Hilarión Daza Groselle (January 14, 1840 – February 27, 1894) was President of Bolivia from 1876 to 1879.
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Gonzalo Sánchez d... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Age: 88

Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia

Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada y Sánchez de Bustamante (born July 1, 1930), familiarly known as "Goni", is a Bolivian politician and businessman, who served as President of ...more
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Eduardo Rodríguez... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Eduardo Rodríguez Age: 62

Birthplace: Cochabamba, Bolivia

Eduardo Rodríguez Veltzé (born March 2, 1956) is a Bolivian judge. During the 2005 political crisis in Bolivia, he briefly assumed the Presidency. Prior to that, he was the Chief ...more
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José María... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
José María Pérez de Urdininea Dec. at 81 (1784-1865)

Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia

José María Pérez de Urdininea (31 October 1784 – 4 November 1865) was the third President of Bolivia and the first to be born in Bolivia itself. He fought with the patriots ...more
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Víctor Paz Estens... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Víctor Paz Estenssoro Dec. at 94 (1907-2001)

Birthplace: Tarija, Bolivia

Ángel Víctor Paz Estenssoro (2 October 1907 – 7 June 2001) was a Bolivian politician who served as President of Bolivia from 1952 to 1956, 1960 to 1964 and 1985 to 1989. He ran for ...more
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Sebastián Á... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Sebastián Ágreda Dec. at 80 (1795-1875)

Birthplace: Potosí, Bolivia

Sebastián Ágreda (1795, Potosí, Bolivia – December 18, 1875, La Paz, Bolivia) served briefly as President of Bolivia, from June 10 to July 9, 1841. In addition to these 29 ...more
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José Luis Tejada ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
José Luis Tejada Sorzano Dec. at 56 (1882-1938)

Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia

José Luis Tejada Sorzano (January 12, 1882 – October 4, 1938) was a Bolivian lawyer and politician appointed by the military as president of Bolivia during the Chaco War. He had ...more
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Jaime Paz Zamora is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Jaime Paz Zamora Age: 79

Birthplace: Cochabamba, Bolivia

Jaime Paz Zamora (born April 15, 1939) 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 Dec. at 44 (1805-1849)

Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia

Eusebio Guilarte Vera (15 October 1805 – 11 June 1849) was a Bolivian politician who served briefly as President of Bolivia from 1847 to 1848. A career military officer (not an uncommon choice ...more
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José Miguel de Ve... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
José Miguel de Velasco Franco Dec. at 64 (1795-1859)

Birthplace: Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

José Miguel de Velasco Franco (29 September 1795 – 13 October 1859) served as Vice President of Bolivia for one time (1829-1835) and President of Bolivia four times (1828, 1829, 1839-1841 ...more
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Carla Ortiz is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Age: 42

Birthplace: Cochabamba, Bolivia

Carla Ortiz Oporto (born 2 December 1978) is a Bolivian actress and philanthropist.
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Anthony R. Stabley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Bolivia

Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia

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
Age: 68

Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia

Alfonso Gumucio Dagron (born October 31, 1950) is a Bolivian writer, filmmaker, journalist, photographer and development communication specialist. His father was Alfonso Gumucio Reyes, a leader ...more
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Maria Otero is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Bolivia

Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia

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. She also served as the ...more
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Kori Udovički is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Age: 57

Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia

Kori Udovički, Ph.D. (Serbian Cyrillic: Кори Удовички) (Serbian pronunciation: [kôri udoʋǐtʃkiː]) (born 4 December 1961 in La Paz, Bolivia) is a Serbian politician, former Deputy Prime ...more
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María Fernanda &A... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Age: 30

Birthplace: Bolivia

María Fernanda Álvarez Terán (American Spanish: [maˈɾi.a feɾˈnanda ˈalβaɾes teˈɾan]; born 28 February 1989) is a former tennis player from Bolivia. Álvarez was ranked ...more
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Juan Carlos Valdivia is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Bolivia
Juan Carlos Valdivia

Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia

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
Age: 41

Birthplace: Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

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
Age: 45

Birthplace: Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

Jaime Moreno Morales (born 19 January 1974 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra) is a former Bolivian footballer now serving as Youth Academy Technical Training Coach for D.C. United in Major League ...more