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Famous People From Spain

Updated February 5, 2018 96.1k views987 items

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

Francisco Largo Caballero and Dolores Ibárruri are only the beginning of the people on this list.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Spain?" or "Which celebrities were born in Spain?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler (born 8 May 1975) is a Spanish singer, songwriter, actor and...  more

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    Fernando Alonso Díaz audio (born 29 July 1981) is a Spanish racing driver and former Formula...  more
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    Jinx Falkenburg

    Dec. at 84 (1919-2003)
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    Clara Alonso (born 21 September 1987) is a Spanish model. Alonso was the only Spanish model to...  more
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    Federico García Lorca

    Dec. at 38 (1898-1936)
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    Vanesa Lorenzo (born 7 January 1977 in Barcelona, Spain) is a model. She has been featured in...  more
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    Sara Elena Ramírez (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsaɾa eˈlena raˈmiɾes]; born August 31, 1975) is a...  more

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    Francisco Pizarro González (; Spanish: [fɾanˈθisko piˈθaro]; c. 1471 – 26 June 1541) was a...  more

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    Iker Casillas Fernández (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈikeɾ kaˈsiʎas feɾˈnandeθ]; born 20 May 1981)...  more

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    Ana Patricia Botin is the the head of investment banking for Spain's largest bank, Banco...  more
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    Julio José Iglesias de la Cueva (born 23 September 1943) is a Spanish singer, songwriter and...  more

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    Cristóbal Balenciaga

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    Inés Sastre Moratón (born 21 November 1973) is a Spanish model and actress....  more

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    Kira Miró

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    Enrique Granados

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    Joan Miró

    Dec. at 90 (1893-1983)
    Joan Miró i Ferrà ( mi-ROH, also US: mee-ROH, Catalan: [ʒuˈam miˈɾo j fəˈra]; 20 April 1893 –...  more
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    Letizia Ortiz Rocasolano (Spanish pronunciation: [leˈtiθja oɾˈtiθ]; born 15 September 1972)...  more

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    Ramon Llull

    Dec. at 83 (1232-1315)
    Ramon Llull, T.O.S.F. (Catalan: [rəˈmoɲ ˈʎuʎ]; c. 1232 – c. 1315; Anglicised Raymond Lully,...  more
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    Elena Anaya Gutiérrez (born 17 July 1975) is a Spanish actress whose career started in 1995....  more
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    Ignacio Ellacuría

    Dec. at 59 (1930-1989)
    Ignacio Ellacuría (Portugalete, Biscay, Spain, November 9, 1930 – San Salvador, November 16,...  more
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    Luis Carrero Blanco (4 March 1904 – 20 December 1973) was a Spanish Navy officer and...  more
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    Francisco de Orellana

    Dec. at 35 (1511-1546)
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    Josep Maria Carreras i Coll (Catalan: [ʒuˈzɛb məˈɾi.ə kəˈreɾəs i ˈkɔʎ]; born 5 December 1946),...  more

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