Famous People From Mozambique

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

List people range from Joyce Tafatatha to Neyma.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Mozambique?" or "Which celebrities were born in Mozambique?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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  • Eduardo Mondlane
    Dec. at 48 (1920-1969)
    • Birthplace: Manjacaze, Mozambique
    Eduardo Chivambo Mondlane (20 June 1920 – 3 February 1969) served as the founding President of the Mozambican Liberation Front (FRELIMO) from 1962, the year that FRELIMO was founded in Tanzania, ...more
  • Carlos Cardoso
    Dec. at 49 (1951-2000)
    • Birthplace: Beira, Mozambique
    Carlos Cardoso may refer to: Carlos Cardoso (journalist) (1951–2000), Mozambican journalist murdered in 2000 Carlos Cardoso (football) (born 1944), Portuguese football manager Carlos Alexandre ...more
    • Birthplace: Beira, Mozambique
    Tasha Sandra Mota e Cunha de Vasconcelos (born August 15, 1966) is a Mozambique-born Anglo-Portuguese, supermodel, actress and humanitarian ambassador. She is also the ambassador for the Institut ...more
    • Birthplace: Maputo, Mozambique
    Luis de Matos (born 23 August 1970) is a Portuguese magician. He was co-winner of the "Golden Grolla" in 2013 alongside Lu Chen and Dynamo.He is the youngest magician ever to receive "The Devant ...more
  • Samora Machel
    Dec. at 53 (1933-1986)
    • Birthplace: Gaza Province, Mozambique
    Samora Moisés Machel (29 September 1933 – 19 October 1986) was a Mozambican military commander, politician and revolutionary. A socialist in the tradition of Marxism–Leninism, he served as the first ...more
  • Eusébio
    Dec. at 71 (1942-2014)
    • Birthplace: Maputo, Mozambique
    Eusébio da Silva Ferreira GCIH GCM (European Portuguese: [ewˈzɛβju ðɐ ˈsiɫvɐ fɨˈʁɐjɾɐ]; 25 January 1942 – 5 January 2014) was a Portuguese footballer who played as a striker. Eusébio is considered by ...more