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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.
  • Pedro Blanco Soto1

    Pedro Blanco Soto

    Dec. at 34 (1795-1829)

    BirthplaceCochabamba, Bolivia

    Pedro Blanco Soto (19 October 1795 – 1 January 1829) was President of Bolivia for just a week...  more
  • Evo Morales2

    BirthplaceOrinoca Canton, Bolivia

    Juan Evo Morales Ayma (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈeβo moˈɾales]; born October 26, 1959) is a...  more
  • Daniel Salamanca Urey3

    Daniel Salamanca Urey

    Dec. at 66 (1869-1935)

    BirthplaceCochabamba, Bolivia

    Daniel Domingo Salamanca Urey (July 8, 1869 – July 17, 1935) was President of Bolivia from...  more
  • Hernán Siles Zuazo4

    Hernán Siles Zuazo

    Dec. at 82 (1914-1996)

    BirthplaceLa Paz, Bolivia

    Hernán Siles Zuazo (21 March 1914 – 6 August 1996) was a Bolivian politician who served as...  more
  • Mariano Enrique Calvo Cuellar5

    Mariano Enrique Calvo Cuellar

    Dec. at 60 (1782-1842)

    BirthplaceSucre, Bolivia

    Mariano Enrique Calvo Cuellar (18 July 1782 – 29 July 1842) served a brief term as President...  more
  • Alfredo Ovando Candía6

    Alfredo Ovando Candía

    Dec. at 64 (1918-1982)

    BirthplaceCobija, Bolivia

    Alfredo Ovando Candía (6 April 1918 – 24 January 1982) was a Bolivian president and dictator...  more
  • Hilarión Daza7

    Hilarión Daza

    Dec. at 54 (1840-1894)

    BirthplaceSucre, Bolivia

    Hilarión Daza Groselle (January 14, 1840 – February 27, 1894) was President of Bolivia from...  more
  • Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada8

    BirthplaceLa Paz, Bolivia

    Gonzalo Sánchez de Lozada y Sánchez de Bustamante (born July 1, 1930), familiarly known as...  more
  • Eduardo Rodríguez9

    Eduardo Rodríguez

    Age: 64

    BirthplaceCochabamba, Bolivia

    Eduardo Rodríguez Veltzé (born March 2, 1956) is a Bolivian judge. During the 2005 political...  more
  • José María Pérez de Urdininea10

    José María Pérez de Urdininea

    Dec. at 81 (1784-1865)

    BirthplaceLa Paz, Bolivia

    José María Pérez de Urdininea (31 October 1784 – 4 November 1865) was the third President of...  more
  • Víctor Paz Estenssoro11

    Víctor Paz Estenssoro

    Dec. at 94 (1907-2001)

    BirthplaceTarija, Bolivia

    Ángel Víctor Paz Estenssoro (2 October 1907 – 7 June 2001) was a Bolivian politician who...  more
  • Sebastián Ágreda12

    Sebastián Ágreda

    Dec. at 80 (1795-1875)

    BirthplacePotosí, Bolivia

    Sebastián Ágreda (1795, Potosí, Bolivia – December 18, 1875, La Paz, Bolivia) served briefly...  more
  • José Luis Tejada Sorzano13

    José Luis Tejada Sorzano

    Dec. at 56 (1882-1938)

    BirthplaceLa Paz, Bolivia

    José Luis Tejada Sorzano (January 12, 1882 – October 4, 1938) was a Bolivian lawyer and...  more
  • Jaime Paz Zamora14

    Jaime Paz Zamora

    Age: 81

    BirthplaceCochabamba, Bolivia

    Jaime Paz Zamora (born April 15, 1939) was President of Bolivia from August 6, 1989 to August...  more
  • Eusebio Guilarte Vera15

    Eusebio Guilarte Vera

    Dec. at 44 (1805-1849)

    BirthplaceLa Paz, Bolivia

    Eusebio Guilarte Vera (15 October 1805 – 11 June 1849) was a Bolivian politician who served...  more
  • José Miguel de Velasco Franco16

    José Miguel de Velasco Franco

    Dec. at 64 (1795-1859)

    BirthplaceSanta Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

    José Miguel de Velasco Franco (29 September 1795 – 13 October 1859) served as Vice President...  more
  • 17

    BirthplaceCochabamba, Bolivia

    Carla Ortiz Oporto (born 2 December 1978) is a Bolivian actress and philanthropist....  more
  • Anthony R. Stabley18
    Anthony R. Stabley is a film art director, a production designer, a set decorator, a director,...  more
  • Alfonso Gumucio Dagron19

    BirthplaceLa Paz, Bolivia

    Alfonso Gumucio Dagron (born October 31, 1950) is a Bolivian writer, filmmaker, journalist,...  more
  • Maria Otero20
    Maria Otero was the first holder of the office of the Under Secretary for Civilian Security,...  more
  • 21

    BirthplaceLa Paz, Bolivia

    Kori Udovički, Ph.D. (Serbian Cyrillic: Кори Удовички) (Serbian pronunciation: [kôri...  more
  • 22


    María Fernanda Álvarez Terán (American Spanish: [maˈɾi.a feɾˈnanda ˈalβaɾes teˈɾan]; born 28...  more
  • 23

    Juan Carlos Valdivia

    Juan Carlos Valdivia is a film director,screenwriter,film producer and actor....
  • Rodrigo Bellott24

    BirthplaceSanta Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

    Rodrigo Bellot is a casting director, film producer, film director and a screenwriter....  more
  • Jaime Moreno25

    BirthplaceSanta Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

    Jaime Moreno Morales (born 19 January 1974 in Santa Cruz de la Sierra) is a former Bolivian...  more