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Famous People From Guadeloupe

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

Jérémy Messiba and Jean-Luc Lambourde are included in this list.

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

    BirthplacePointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

    Didier Dinart (born 18 January 1977) is a French retired handball player, who currently... more on Wikipedia
  • Serge Nubret

    Serge Nubret

    Dec. at 73 (1938-2011)

    BirthplaceAnse-Bertrand, Guadeloupe

    Serge Nubret (October 6, 1938 – April 19, 2011) was an iconic French professional bodybuilder,... more on Wikipedia
  • Lilian Thuram

    BirthplacePointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

    Ruddy Lilian Thuram-Ulien (French pronunciation: ​[li.ljɑ̃ ty.ʁam]; born 1 January 1972) is a... more on Wikipedia

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  • Alphonse Girandy

    Alphonse Girandy

    Dec. at 73 (1868-1941)

    BirthplaceGuadeloupe, France

    Alphonse Girandy (January 21, 1868 – April 3, 1941) was a United States Navy sailor and a... more on Wikipedia
  • Mickaël Piétrus

    BirthplaceLes Abymes, Guadeloupe

    Mickaël Marvin Soriano Piétrus (French pronunciation: ​[mikaɛl pietʁys]; born February 7,... more on Wikipedia

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    #90 of 107 The Best Foreign NBA Players of All Time#74 of 136 The Best European NBA Players of All Time

  • Pascal Chimbonda

    BirthplaceLes Abymes, Guadeloupe

    Pascal Chimbonda (born 21 February 1979) is a French professional footballer who plays as a... more on Wikipedia
  • Ulick Lupede

    Age: 36

    BirthplacePointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

    Ulick Lupede (born 1 June 1984 in Pointe-à-Pitre) is a French footballer currently under... more on Wikipedia
  • Julio Colombo

    Age: 36

    BirthplaceSaint-Claude, Guadeloupe, Guadeloupe

    Julio Colombo (born 22 February 1984) is a French retired footballer who played as a defender... more on Wikipedia
  • Jérôme Eliezer

    Age: 27

    BirthplaceLes Abymes, Guadeloupe

    Jérôme Eliezer is a French footballer who plays as a defender.
  • Mickaël Gelabale

    BirthplacePointe-Noire, Guadeloupe, Guadeloupe

    Mickaël Gelabale (born May 22, 1983) is a French professional basketball player for Élan... more on Wikipedia
  • Yannick Borel

    Age: 31

    BirthplacePointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

    Yannick Borel is a French épée fencer, team European champion and team World champion in 2011.... more on Wikipedia
  • Harold Cartier

    Age: 29

    BirthplacePointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

  • Serge Tsmikeboki

    Age: 53

    BirthplacePointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

    Serge Tsmikeboki (born February 16, 1967) is a former professional footballer who played as a... more on Wikipedia
  • Jérémy Messiba

    Age: 32

    BirthplacePointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

    Jérémy Messiba (born January 1, 1988 in Pointe-à-Pitre) is a French footballer, who currently... more on Wikipedia
  • Ysaora Thibus

    Age: 29

    BirthplaceLes Abymes, Guadeloupe

    Ysaora Thibus is a French foil fencer. She won a silver medal in team foil at the 2012... more on Wikipedia
  • Kael-Florent Montout

    Age: 28

    BirthplaceGuadeloupe, France

    Kael-Florent Montout is a Guadeloupean footballer. He currently plays for the French club... more on Wikipedia
  • Alex Menal

    Age: 48

    BirthplacePointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

    Alex Menal is a French athlete who specialises in the 100,200 and 60 meters. Menal competed at... more on Wikipedia
  • Marie-José Pérec

    BirthplaceBasse-Terre, Guadeloupe

    Marie-José Pérec (born 9 May 1968) is a retired French track and field sprinter who... more on Wikipedia
  • Christine Arron

    BirthplaceLes Abymes, Guadeloupe

    Christine Arron (born 13 September 1973) is a former track and field sprinter, who competed... more on Wikipedia
  • Admiral T

    Admiral T

    Age: 39

    BirthplaceGuadeloupe, France

    Admiral T, whose real name is Christy Campbell, is a French singer of reggae-dancehall music.... more on Wikipedia
  • Armand Barbès

    Dec. at 61 (1809-1870)

    BirthplacePointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

    Armand Barbès (18 September 1809 – 26 June 1870) was a French Republican revolutionary and a... more on Wikipedia
  • Christine Kelly

    Age: 51

    BirthplaceGuadeloupe, France

    Christine Kelly is a journalist and a writer.
  • Grégory Gendrey

    Age: 34

    BirthplaceGuadeloupe, France

    Grégory Gendrey (born 10 July 1986) is a Guadeloupean footballer who plays as a midfielder for... more on Wikipedia
  • Maryse Condé

    Maryse Condé

    Age: 83

    BirthplacePointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

    Maryse Condé (née Boucolon; February 11, 1937) is a French (Guadeloupean) author of historical... more on Wikipedia
  • Saint-John Perse

    Saint-John Perse

    Dec. at 88 (1887-1975)

    BirthplacePointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe

    Saint-John Perse (French: [pɛʁs]; also Saint-Leger Leger, pronounced [ləʒe]; pseudonyms of... more on Wikipedia