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Famous People From Mongolia

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

This list is made up of a variety of people, including Bayar Dovdoi and Semjbaatar Baatarsuren.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Mongolia?" or "Which celebrities were born in Mongolia?" then this list is a great resource for you.
Bishindeegiin Urantungal... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Bishindeegiin Urantungalag Age: 41

Birthplace: Khentii Province, Mongolia

Urantungalag Bishindee is an athlete. He represented Mongolia in the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Erdene-Ochiryn Ochirs&uu... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Erdene-Ochiryn Ochirsüren Age: 33

Birthplace: Mongolia

Erdene-Ochiryn Ochirsüren (born 14 July 1985) is a cross-country skier from Mongolia. She was the national flagbearer for the Mongolian team at the 2010 Winter Olympics opening ceremony; at ...more
Jügderdemidiin G&uu... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Age: 71

Birthplace: Bulgan Province, Mongolia

Jügderdemidiin Gürragchaa (Mongolian: Жүгдэрдэмидийн Гүррагчаа; Russian: Жугдэрдэмидийн Гуррагча, [ˈʐuɡdʲɪrdʲɪmʲɪdʲɪjn ˈɡurəktɕə], born 5 December 1947) was the first Mongolian in ...more
Sükhbaataryn Batbol... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Age: 55

Birthplace: Choibalsan, Mongolia

Sükhbaataryn Batbold (Mongolian: Сүхбаатарын Батболд, born June 24, 1963) is a Mongolian politician who was Prime Minister of Mongolia from 2009 to 2012, as well as Chairman of the ...more
Asasekiryū Tarō is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Asasekiryū Tarō Age: 37

Birthplace: Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Asasekiryū Tarō (born August 7, 1981 as Badarchiin Dashnyam, Mongolian: Бадарчийн Дашням, in Ulan Bator, Mongolia) is a former sumo wrestler. He made his debut in January 2000, reaching the top ...more
Kyokutenhō Masaru is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Kyokutenhō Masaru Age: 44

Birthplace: Nalaikh, Mongolia

Kyokutenhō Masaru (旭天鵬 勝, born September 13, 1974 as Nyamjavyn Tsevegnyam, Mongolian: Нямжавын Цэвэгням) in Nalaikh, Ulan Bator, Mongolia is a former professional sumo wrestler. He made his ...more
Kyokutenzan Takeshi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Kyokutenzan Takeshi Age: 45

Birthplace: Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Kyokutenzan Takeshi (born August 4, 1973 as Batmönkhiin Enkhbat, Mongolian: Батмөнхийн Энхбат) is a former professional sumo wrestler from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, one of the first Mongolians ...more
Tokusegawa Masanao is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tokusegawa Masanao Age: 35

Birthplace: Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Tokusegawa Masano (德瀬川 正直, born August 6, 1983 as Badamsambuu Ganbold) is a former sumo wrestler from Ulan Bator, Mongolia. Joining the professional sport in 2003, he entered the top division ...more
Rostislav Vargashkin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Age: 85

Birthplace: Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Rostislav Yevgenyevich Vargashkin is a retired Russian cyclist who competed at the 1956 and 1960 Summer Olympics. In 1956 he finished in ninth place in the 2000 m tandem sprint, whereas in 1960 ...more
Amgalan Chinzorig is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Amgalan Chinzorig Age: 31

Birthplace: Mongolia

Amgalan Chinzorig is a Mongolian soccer player.
Naidangiin Tüvshinb... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Age: 34

Birthplace: Bulgan Province, Mongolia

Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar (Mongolian: Найдангийн Түвшинбаяр born 1 June 1984) is a Mongolian judoka. He is the 2008 Olympic Champion, 2012 Olympic silver medalist, 2014 Asian games champion, ...more
Dorjsürengiin Sumiy... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Dorjsürengiin Sumiya Age: 27

Birthplace: Uvs Province, Mongolia

Dorjsürengiin Sumiya is an athlete.
Bekhbat Ganbat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Bekhbat Ganbat Age: 30

Birthplace: Sükhbaatar, Mongolia

Bekhbat Ganbat is a Mongolian soccer player.
Dashdorjiin Natsagdorj ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Dashdorjiin Natsagdorj Dec. at 31 (1906-1937)

Birthplace: Töv Province, Mongolia

Borjgin Dashdorjiin Natsagdorj (Mongolian: Боржгин Дашдоржийн Нацагдорж; Nov 17. 1906 - 1937), was a Mongolian poet, writer, and playwright, and founder of the Mongolian Writer's Union. He is ...more
Tserenjav Enkhjargal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tserenjav Enkhjargal Age: 34

Birthplace: Mongolia

Tserenjav Enkhjargal is a Mongolian soccer player.
Battsetseg Soronzonbold ... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Battsetseg Soronzonbold Age: 28

Birthplace: Arkhangai Province, Mongolia

Soronzonboldyn Battsetseg is Mongolian first female gold medalist of the World Wrestling Championships. At the 2012 Olympic Games in London, she won bronze in women's 63 kg freestyle. It was ...more
Murun Altankhuyag is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Murun Altankhuyag Age: 29

Birthplace: Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Murun Altankhuyag is a Mongolian soccer player.
Munkh-Od Ochkhuu is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Munkh-Od Ochkhuu Age: 37

Birthplace: Mongolia

Munkh-Od Ochkhuugyn is a Mongolian soccer player.
Ganzorig Erdene-Ochir is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Ganzorig Erdene-Ochir Age: 31

Birthplace: Mongolia

Ganzorig Erdene-Ochir is a Mongolian soccer player.
Tseveensuren Ganbayar is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tseveensuren Ganbayar Age: 27

Birthplace: Mongolia

Tseveensuren Ganbayar is a Mongolian soccer player.
Ganbaataryn Tögsbay... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Ganbaataryn Tögsbayar Age: 33

Birthplace: Mongolia

Ganbaataryn Tögsbayar (Mongolian: Ганбаатарын Төгсбаяр; born on 13 May 1985) is a Mongolian footballer, who plays as a striker for Selenge Press in Mongolia. He is a member and the second ...more
Byambajav Ulambayaryn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Byambajav Ulambayaryn Age: 34

Birthplace: Mongolia, Ulan Bator

Ulambayar Byambajav, known professionally as Byamba, previously Daishōchi Kenta, (Mongolian: Уламбаярын Бямбажав; Japanese: 大翔地 健太; born 24 November 1984) is a sumo wrestler from Ulaanbaatar, ...more
Jambyn Batmönkh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Jambyn Batmönkh Dec. at 71 (1926-1997)

Birthplace: Hyargas, Mongolia

Jambyn Batmönkh (Mongolian: Жамбын Батмөнх, [d͡ʒɑmˈbiːŋ ˈbɑtʰmɵnx]; 10 March 1926 – 14 May 1997) was a Mongolian communist political leader and economics professor. He was the leader of ...more
Tsedenbal Tumenjargal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tsedenbal Tumenjargal Age: 29

Birthplace: Mongolia

Tsedenbal Tumenjargal is a Mongolian soccer player.
Olzvoi Ochbayar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Olzvoi Ochbayar Age: 29

Birthplace: Mongolia

Olzvoin Ochbayar is a Mongolian international footballer. He has appeared 4 times for the Mongolia national football team.