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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 Urantungalag is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Bishindeegiin Urantungalag age 41
Urantungalag Bishindee is an athlete. He represented Mongolia in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Erdene-Ochiryn Ochirsüren is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Erdene-Ochiryn Ochirsüren age 33
Erdene-Ochir Ochirsuren is an Olympic Cross-country Skier from Mongolia.

Jügderdemidiin Gürragchaa is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
age 71
Jügderdemidiin Gürragchaa was the first Mongolian in space. He was Mongolia's defense minister from 2000 to 2004.

Sükhbaataryn Batbold is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
age 55
Sükhbaataryn Batbold is a Mongolian politician who was Prime Minister of Mongolia from 2009 to 2012, as well as General Secretary of the Mongolian People's Party. He was previously Minister ...more

Asasekiryū Tarō is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Asasekiryū Tarō age 37
Asasekiryū Tarō is a sumo wrestler. He made his debut in January 2000, reaching the top division in March 2003. He has won four special prizes, and has spent a total of five tournaments to date ...more

Kyokutenhō Masaru is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Kyokutenhō Masaru age 44
Kyokutenhō Masaru in Nalaikh, Ulan Bator, Mongolia is a professional sumo wrestler. He made his debut in March 1992 out of Ōshima stable, with the first group of Mongolians ever to join the ...more

Kyokutenzan Takeshi is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Kyokutenzan Takeshi age 45
Kyokutenzan Takeshi is a former professional sumo wrestler from Ulan Bator, Mongolia, one of the first Mongolians to join the sport in Japan. In 2005, he obtained Japanese citizenship, but he ...more

Tokusegawa Masanao is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tokusegawa Masanao age 35
Tokusegawa Masano is a former sumo wrestler from Ulan Bator, Mongolia. Joining the professional sport in 2003, he entered the top division for the first time in March 2010, and rose to the top ...more

Rostislav Vargashkin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
age 85
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
Amgalan Chinzorig is a Mongolian soccer player.

Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
age 34
Naidangiin Tüvshinbayar is a Mongolian judoka. At the 2006 Asian Games he finished in joint fifth place in both the heavyweight division and the open weight class division. In the same ...more

Dorjsürengiin Sumiya is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Dorjsürengiin Sumiya age 27
Dorjsürengiin Sumiya is an athlete.

Bekhbat Ganbat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Bekhbat Ganbat age 30
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)
Borjgin Dashdorjiin Natsagdorj, was a Mongolian poet, writer, and playwright, and founder of the Mongolian Writer's Union. He is considered one of the founding fathers of modern Mongolian ...more

Tserenjav Enkhjargal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tserenjav Enkhjargal age 34
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
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
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
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
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
Tseveensuren Ganbayar is a Mongolian soccer player.

Ganbaataryn Tögsbayar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Ganbaataryn Tögsbayar age 33
Ganbaataryn Tögsbayar is a Mongolian footballer, who plays as a striker for Selenge Press in Mongolia. He is a member and the second top goalscorer of the Mongolia national football team.

Byambajav Ulambayaryn is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Byambajav Ulambayaryn age 34
Ulambayaryn Byambajav or Daishōchi Kenta is an amateur sumo wrestler from Ulan-Bator, Mongolia. He is a two-time winner of the Sumo World Championships, in 2006 and 2007. He is 6'1" tall, ...more

Jambyn Batmönkh is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Jambyn Batmönkh Dec. at 71 (1926-1997)
Jambyn Batmönkh was a Mongolian communist political leader and economics professor. He was the leader of Mongolia during its transition into democracy in 1990.

Tsedenbal Tumenjargal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Mongolia
Tsedenbal Tumenjargal age 29
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
Olzvoin Ochbayar is a Mongolian international footballer. He has appeared 4 times for the Mongolia national football team.