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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.
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Mönkhbaataryn Bundm... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Mönkhbaataryn Bundmaa Age: 33

Birthplace: Övörkhangai Province, Mongolia

Mönkhbaataryn Bundmaa (Mongolian: Мөнхбаатарын Бундмаа; born 4 September 1985) is a retired Mongolian judoka. She won the silver medal in the half-lightweight category (52 kg) of the 2006 ...more
Ochirbatyn Burmaa is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Ochirbatyn Burmaa Age: 36

Birthplace: Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Ochirbatyn Burmaa is a Mongolian freestyle wrestler. She competed in the freestyle 72 kg event at the 2012 Summer Olympics; she defeated Leah Callahan in the 1/8 finals and was eliminated by ...more
Ligdan Khan is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Ligdan Khan Dec. at 46 (1588-1634)

Birthplace: Mongolia

Ligdan Khutugtu Khan (from Mongolian "Ligden Khutugt Khan"; Mongolian Cyrillic: Лигдэн Хутугт хаан; or from Chinese, Lindan Han; Chinese: 林丹汗; 1588–1634) was the last khan of the ...more
Buyanjavyn Batzorig is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Buyanjavyn Batzorig Age: 35

Birthplace: Selenge Province, Mongolia

Buyanjav Batzorig (born March 9, 1983) is former Olympian freestyle wrestler. Mongolian national wrestling team coach. Since January 2017, he working as coach. As a wrestler he participated in ...more
Sharav Nasanjargal is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Sharav Nasanjargal Age: 50

Birthplace: Mongolia

Sharav Nasanjargal is a Mongolian international footballer. He made his first appearance for the Mongolia national football team in 2007.
Dambyn Chagdarjav is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Dambyn Chagdarjav Dec. at 42 (1880-1922)

Birthplace: Selenge Province, Mongolia

Dambyn Chagdarjav (Mongolian: Дамбын Чагдаржав; 1880 – August 31, 1922) was a Mongolian revolutionary and one of the “first seven” founders of the Mongolian People's Party (MPP) in 1920. He was ...more
Subutai is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Subutai Dec. at 72 (1176-1248)

Birthplace: Burkhan Khaldun, Mongolia

Subutai (Classical Mongolian: Sübügätäi or Sübü'ätäi; Tuvan: Сүбэдэй; Modern Mongolian: Сүбээдэй, Sübedei; Chinese: 速不台 1175–1248) was an Uriankhai ...more

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Tokitenkū Yoshiaki is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tokitenkū Yoshiaki Age: 39

Birthplace: Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Tokitenkū Yoshiaki (時天空 慶晃, Tokitenkū Yoshiaki, born as Altangadasyn Khüchitbaatar, Mongolian: Алтангадасын Хүчитбаатар; September 10, 1979 – January 31, 2017) was a sumo wrestler. He made ...more
Tögs-Ochiryn Namnan... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tögs-Ochiryn Namnansüren Dec. at 41 (1878-1919)

Birthplace: Uyanga, Övörkhangai, Mongolia

Tögs-Ochiryn Namnansüren (Mongolian: Төгс-Очирын Намнансүрэн; Chinese: 那木囊蘇倫; Tibetan: རྣམ་སྣང་སྲུང་།; 1878 – April 1919), full title Sain Noyon Khan Namnansüren (Сайн ноён хан ...more
Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat Age: 77

Birthplace: Zavkhan Province, Mongolia

Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat (Mongolian: Пунсалмаагийн Очирбат; born January 23, 1942) is a Mongolian political figure and current member of the Constitutional Court of Mongolia. He served as ...more
Pyambuugiin Tuul is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Pyambuugiin Tuul Age: 60

Birthplace: Mongolia

Pyambuugiin Tuul (Mongolian: Пямбуугийн Туул; born February 17, 1959) is a retired long-distance runner from Mongolia, who represented his native country in the men's marathon at the 1992 Summer ...more
Gonchigiin Bumtsend is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Gonchigiin Bumtsend Dec. at 72 (1881-1953)

Birthplace: Yeröö, Selenge, Mongolia

Gonchigiin Bumtsend (Mongolian: Гончигийн Бумцэнд; 11 September 1881 – 23 September 1953) was a Mongolian revolutionary who held several high level positions within the Mongolian government in ...more
Möngke Khan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Möngke Khan Dec. at 50 (1209-1259)

Birthplace: Mongolia

Möngke (Mongolian: ᠮᠥᠩᠬᠡ Möngke / Мөнх Mönkh; Chinese: 蒙哥; pinyin: Ménggē; January 11, 1209 – August 11, 1259) was the fourth khagan of the Mongol Empire, ruling from July ...more
Usukhbaatar Purvee is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Usukhbaatar Purvee Age: 30

Birthplace: Zavkhan Province, Mongolia

Nemekhbayar Batsaikhan ... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Nemekhbayar Batsaikhan Age: 30

Birthplace: Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Purevdavga Rentsenbyamba... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Purevdavga Rentsenbyamba Age: 33

Birthplace: Arkhangai Province, Mongolia

Bayaraagiin Naranbaatar ... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Bayaraagiin Naranbaatar Age: 38

Birthplace: Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Bayaraa Naranbaatar (born 11 March 1980) is a male freestyle wrestler from Mongolia. He was the winner of Men's freestyle wrestling 55 kg at 2005 Summer Universiade. He participated in the Men's ...more
Sengiin Erdene is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Sengiin Erdene Dec. at 71 (1929-2000)

Birthplace: Binder, Khentii, Mongolia

Sengiin Erdene (Mongolian: Сэнгийн Эрдэнэ) is a well-known Mongolian novelist and writer.
Jargalsaikhany Chuluunba... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Jargalsaikhany Chuluunbat Age: 34

Birthplace: Bayankhongor Province, Mongolia

Jargalsaikhany Chuluunbat is a Mongolian freestyle wrestler. He competed in the freestyle 120 kg event at the 2012 Summer Olympics; he defeated Malal Ndiaye in the 1/8 finals and was eliminated ...more
Shinny Bayaar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Shinny Bayaar Age: 41

Birthplace: Mongolia

Shinebayar Sukhbaatar 'Shinny Bayaar' (born 27 August 1977) is a Mongolian professional boxer with British nationality fighting in the flyweight division. He is based in Oldham, Greater ...more
Tuguldur Munkh-Erdene is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tuguldur Munkh-Erdene

Birthplace: Mongolia

Mönkh-Erdeniin Tögöldör is a Mongolian footballer who currently plays for Erchim in Ulanbaatar as a midfielder.
Anar Batchuluun is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Anar Batchuluun Age: 33

Birthplace: Mongolia

Anar Batchuluun is a Mongolian soccer player.
Nyambayaryn Tögstso... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Nyambayaryn Tögstsogt Age: 26

Birthplace: Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Tugstsogt Nyambayar is an athlete.
Batmunkh Myagmarsuren is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Batmunkh Myagmarsuren Age: 30

Birthplace: Arkhangai Province, Mongolia

Erdeniin Bat-Üü... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Erdeniin Bat-Üül Age: 61

Birthplace: Ulan Bator, Mongolia

Erdeniin Bat-Üül (Mongolian: Эрдэнийн Бат-Үүл, born 1 July 1957) is a prominent Mongolian politician from the Democratic Party and a former Mayor of Ulaanbaatar City and Governor of