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Famous People From Martinique

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

People on this list include Garry Bocaly and Fabrice Reuperné.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Martinique?" or "Which celebrities were born in Martinique?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Sigrid Agren is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Age: 27

Birthplace: Martinique, France

Sigrid Agren (born 24 April 1991) is a French model from Martinique, who rose to prominence during the Elite Model Look in 2006.
Joséphine de Beau... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Joséphine de Beauharnais Dec. at 51 (1763-1814)

Birthplace: Les Trois-Îlets, Martinique, Martinique

Joséphine (French: [ʒo.ze.fin də‿bo.aʁ.nɛ]; born Marie Josèphe Rose Tascher de La Pagerie; 23 June 1763 – 29 May 1814) was the first wife of Napoleon, and the first Empress of the ...more
Frantz Fanon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Dec. at 36 (1925-1961)

Birthplace: Fort-de-France, Martinique

Frantz Fanon (French: [fʁɑ̃ts fanɔ̃]; 20 July 1925 – 6 December 1961), also known as Ibrahim Frantz Fanon, was a French West Indian psychiatrist, political philosopher, revolutionary, and writer ...more
Aimé Césai... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Dec. at 95 (1913-2008)

Birthplace: Basse-Pointe, Martinique

Aimé Fernand David Césaire (; French: [ɛme sezɛʁ]; 26 June 1913 – 17 April 2008) was a Francophone and French poet, author and politician from the region of Martinique. He was ...more
Ronald Pognon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Age: 36

Birthplace: Le Lamentin, Martinique

Ronald Pognon (born 16 November 1982) is a French sprint athlete. He originally specialized in the 200 metres, but later shifted to the shorter sprint distances. He was formerly the European ...more
Joël Abati is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Age: 48

Birthplace: Fort-de-France, Martinique

Joël Marc Abati (born 25 April 1970, in Fort-de-France, Martinique) is a French handball player, currently playing for Montpellier HB in France. Before joining Montpellier HB, Abati played ...more
Lorys Bourelly is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Lorys Bourelly Age: 26

Birthplace: Fort-de-France, Martinique

Alexandre de Beauharnais... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Alexandre de Beauharnais Dec. at 34 (1760-1794)

Birthplace: Martinique, France

Alexandre François Marie, Viscount of Beauharnais (28 May 1760 – 23 July 1794) was a French political figure and general during the French Revolution. He was the first husband of ...more
René Maran is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Martinique
René Maran Dec. at 73 (1887-1960)

Birthplace: Fort-de-France, Martinique

René Maran (Fort-de-France, Martinique, France. 8 November 1887 – 9 May 1960) was a French poet and novelist, and the first black writer to win the French Prix Goncourt (in 1921).
Michel Jean-Baptiste Ado... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Michel Jean-Baptiste Adolphe Age: 39

Birthplace: Fort-de-France, Martinique

Michel Jean-Baptiste Adolphe is a professional basketball player who currently plays for Élan Chalon.
Ludovic Clément ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Ludovic Clément Age: 42

Birthplace: Fort-de-France, Martinique

Ludovic Clément (born December 5, 1976 in Fort-de-France, Martinique), is a football player who played for LB Châteauroux, Toulouse FC, Montpellier HSC in Ligue 1 and Ligue 2 and ...more
Josué Joseph-Rose... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Josué Joseph-Rose Age: 32

Birthplace: France, Martinique

Josué Joseph-Rose is a Martiniquais footballer.
Ina Césaire is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Ina Césaire Age: 77

Birthplace: Martinique, France

Ina Césaire is a Martinican playwright. She is the daughter of Aimé Césaire.
Christophe Lowinsky is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Christophe Lowinsky Age: 26

Birthplace: Fort-de-France, Martinique

Christophe Lowinsky is a Martiniquais footballer.
Eddy Capron is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Eddy Capron Age: 48

Birthplace: Saint-Pierre, Martinique, Martinique

Eddy Capron (born 15 January 1971) is a retired French professional footballer who played as a defender.
Louis-Georges Tin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Louis-Georges Tin Age: 45

Birthplace: Martinique, France

Louis-Georges Tin appeared in the 2006 documentary film Moscow Pride '06.
Xercès Louis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Age: 92

Birthplace: Sainte-Marie, Martinique, Martinique

Xercès Louis (October 31, 1926 – 1978) was a French football midfielder. He won 12 caps for France between 1954 and 1956.
Patrick Cavelan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Patrick Cavelan

Birthplace: Martinique, France

Patrick Cavelan is the head coach of the Martinique national football team.
Mandy François-El... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Mandy François-Elie Age: 29

Birthplace: Le Lamentin, Martinique

Mandy François-Elie is a French Paralympian athlete competing in the category T37. François-Elie won the T37 100m sprint at the 2012 Summer Paralympic Games at London and followed ...more
Eddy De Lépine is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Age: 34

Birthplace: Fort-de-France, Martinique

Eddy De Lépine (born 30 March 1984 in Fort-de-France, Martinique) is a French sprinter. Together with Ladji Doucouré, Ronald Pognon, and Lueyi Dovy, he won a gold medal in 4 x 100 ...more
Euzhan Palcy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Euzhan Palcy Age: 61

Birthplace: France, Overseas France, North America, Caribbean Sea, Windward Islands, + more

Euzhan Palcy (born January 13, 1958) is a film director, writer and producer from Martinique, French West Indies. She is notable for being the first black woman director of a film produced by a ...more
Fabrice Reuperné ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Fabrice Reuperné Age: 43

Birthplace: Saint-Pierre, Martinique, Martinique

Fabrice Reuperne (born September 18, 1975 in Saint-Pierre, Martinique) is a footballer, who currently plays in Golden Star.Reuperne played for the Martinique national football team at the 2002 ...more
Audrey Pulvar is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Age: 47

Birthplace: Fort-de-France, Martinique

Audrey Pulvar (born 21 February 1972) is a French journalist, television and radio host. Newsreader of the 19/20 on France 3 from 2005 to 2009, Pulvar has been commentator within Laurent ...more
Stephanie St. Clair is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Stephanie St. Clair Dec. at 83 (1886-1969)

Birthplace: Martinique, France

Stephanie Saint-Clair (December 24, 1886 – December 1969) was an American gambler who ran numerous criminal enterprises in Harlem, New York in the early part of the 20th century. Saint-Clair ...more
Cathy Rosier is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Martinique
Dec. at 59 (1945-2004)

Birthplace: Fort-de-France, Martinique

Cathy Rosier (January 2, 1945 in Fort-de-France – May 17, 2004) was a model and actress, who was born in Martinique, French West Indies, and died in Marrakech, Morocco, from a ruptured aorta. ...more