Famous People From Martinique

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.
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    • 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 Beauharnais

    Joséphine de Beauharnais

    Dec. at 50 (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 French after he ...more
  • Frantz Fanon
    Dec. at 36 (1925-1961)
    • Birthplace: Fort-de-France, Caribbean Sea, Lesser Antilles, Caribbean, Antilles
    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 from ...more
  • Aimé Césaire
    Dec. at 94 (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 "one of the founders of ...more
    • 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 record ...more
    • 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 ten years ...more