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Famous People Named Hugo 

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Hugo there are? This list of celebrities named Hugo includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Hugos on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Hugo, actors named Hugo, and even athletes named Hugo. Well-known Hugos like Hugo Weaving, Hugo Lloris, and Hugo Chávez are just the start of this list.
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Hugo Weaving is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Actor, Voice acting

Age: 58

Birthplace: Ibadan, Nigeria

Hugo Wallace Weaving (born 4 April 1960) is an English-Australian film and stage actor. He is best known for playing Agent Smith in The Matrix trilogy (1999–2003), Elrond in The Lord of the ...more

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Hugo Lloris is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Footballer

Age: 32

Birthplace: Nice, France

Hugo Hadrien Dominique Lloris (French pronunciation: ​[yɡo joʁis]; born 26 December 1986) is a French professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper and is the captain of both Premier League ...more

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Hugo Chávez is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Politician, Soldier

Age: Dec. at 59 (1954-2013)

Birthplace: Sabaneta, Venezuela

Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías (, Spanish pronunciation: [ˈuɣo rafaˈel ˈtʃaβes ˈfɾi.as] (listen); 28 July 1954 – 5 March 2013) was a Venezuelan politician who was president of Venezuela ...more

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Hugo Sánchez is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Hugo Sánchez Soccer Player, Coach

Age: 60

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Hugo Sánchez Márquez (born 11 July 1958) is a Mexican retired professional footballer and manager, who played as a forward. A prolific goalscorer known for his spectacular strikes ...more

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Hugo Chavez is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Hugo Grotius is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Politician, Jurist, Philosopher

Age: Dec. at 62 (1583-1645)

Birthplace: Delft, Kingdom of the Netherlands

Hugo Grotius (; 10 April 1583 – 28 August 1645), also known as Huig de Groot (Dutch: [ˈɦœyɣ də ɣroːt]) or Hugo de Groot (Dutch: [ˈɦyɣoː də ɣroːt]), was a Dutch jurist. Along with the earlier ...more
Hugo Black is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Politician, Jurist

Age: Dec. at 85 (1886-1971)

Birthplace: Ashland, Alabama, USA

Hugo Lafayette Black (February 27, 1886 – September 25, 1971) was an American politician and jurist who served in the United States Senate from 1927 to 1937, and as an Associate Justice of the ...more
Hugo Wolf is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Composer

Age: Dec. at 43 (1860-1903)

Birthplace: Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia

Hugo Philipp Jacob Wolf (13 March 1860 – 22 February 1903) was an Austrian composer of Slovene origin, particularly noted for his art songs, or Lieder. He brought to this form a concentrated ...more
Hugo Campagnaro is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Footballer

Age: 38

Birthplace: Córdoba, Argentina

Hugo Armando Campagnaro (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈuɣo]; born 27 June 1980) is an Argentine footballer who plays as a centre back for Italian club Pescara in Serie B. A full international for ...more
Hugo Speer is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Actor, Film Director

Age: 49

Birthplace: Yorkshire, Eurasia, Harrogate, United Kingdom, England

Hugo Speer (born 17 March 1969) is an English actor and director.
Hugo Swire is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Hugo

Age: 59

Birthplace: Europe, Eurasia, United Kingdom, London, England, + more

Sir Hugo George William Swire (born 30 November 1959) is a British Conservative Party politician. He has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for East Devon since 2001. He has had several ...more
Hugo Bezdek is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Coach, American football player

Age: Dec. at 68 (1884-1952)

Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic

Hugo Francis Bezdek (April 1, 1884 – September 19, 1952) was a Czech American athlete who played American football and was a coach of football, basketball, and baseball. He was the head football ...more
Hugo Münsterberg is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Psychologist, Scientist

Age: Dec. at 53 (1863-1916)

Birthplace: Gdańsk, Poland

Hugo Münsterberg (; June 1, 1863 – December 16, 1916) was a German-American psychologist. He was one of the pioneers in applied psychology, extending his research and theories to ...more
Hugo Wieslander is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Hugo

Age: Dec. at 87 (1889-1976)

Birthplace: Lessebo Municipality, Sweden

Karl Hugo Wieslander (11 June 1889 – 24 May 1976) was a Swedish athlete. He set the inaugural world record in the pentathlon in Gothenburg in 1911 with a score of 5516 points. The following year ...more
Hugo Banzer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Hugo

Age: Dec. at 76 (1926-2002)

Birthplace: Concepción, Santa Cruz

Hugo Banzer[1] Suárez (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈuɣo banˈseɾ ˈswaɾes]; May 10, 1926 – May 5, 2002) was a Bolivian politician, military general and President of Bolivia. He held the ...more
Hugo Claus is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Painter, Poet, Screenwriter

Age: Dec. at 79 (1929-2008)

Birthplace: Bruges, Belgium

Hugo Maurice Julien Claus (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɦyɣoː ˈklʌu̯s]; 5 April 1929 – 19 March 2008) was a leading Belgian author who published under his own name as well as various pseudonyms. ...more
Hugo del Carril is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Film Producer, Actor, Singer

Age: Died at 77 (1912-1989)

Birthplace: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Pierre Bruno Hugo Fontana, otherwise known as Hugo del Carril (30 November 1912 – 13 August 1989 in Buenos Aires), was an Argentine film actor, film director and tango singer of the classic
Hugo Borchardt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Inventor

Age: Dec. at 80 (1844-1924)

Birthplace: Magdeburg, Germany

Hugo Borchardt (June 6, 1844 – May 8, 1924) was a firearms inventor and engineer, born in Magdeburg, Germany. He is known for his inventions of the Borchardt C-93 pistol and the Sharps-Borchardt ...more
Hugo Parisi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Athlete

Age: 34

Birthplace: Brasília, Brazil

Hugo Pellicer Parisi (born August 1, 1984) is a male diver from Brazil, who competed at three consecutive Summer Olympic Games for his native country, starting in 2004. A member of ...more
Hugo Fox is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Hugo

Age: Dec. at 72 (1897-1969)

Hugo Fox (born February 2, 1897 in South Whitley, Indiana; died December 29, 1969 in South Whitley, Indiana) was an American classical bassoonist. He also designed and manufactured bassoons and ...more
Hugo Haas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: Dec. at 67 (1901-1968)

Birthplace: Brno-City District, Europe, Brno, Jihovýchod, South Moravian Region, + more

Hugo Haas (19 February 1901 – 1 December 1968) was a Czech film actor, director and writer. He appeared in more than 60 films between 1926 and 1962, as well as directing 20 films between 1933 ...more
Hugo Stiglitz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 78

Birthplace: Mexico City, Mexico

Hugo Stiglitz López, better known simply as Hugo Stiglitz, (born August 28, 1940 in Mexico City) is a Mexican actor.Stiglitz is perhaps most well known for his film roles in the 1970s and ...more
Hugo Morales is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Hugo Morales Radio producer
Hugo Noé Morales is the Executive Director and co-founder of Radio Bilingüe Inc., the national Latino public radio network. Morales co-founded Radio Bilingue in 1976. He is ...more
Hugo Ballivián is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Hugo Ballivián Politician

Age: Dec. at 92 (1901-1993)

Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia

Hugo Ballivián Rojas (7 June 1901 – 15 July 1993) as 51st President of Bolivia between 1951 and 1952. A career military officer, he was Commander of the Bolivian Armed Forces when ...more
Hugo von Hofmannsthal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Hugo
Poet, Librettist, Novelist

Age: Dec. at 55 (1874-1929)

Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

Hugo Laurenz August Hofmann von Hofmannsthal (German: [ˈhuːɡo fɔn ˈhoːfmanstaːl]; 1 February 1874 – 15 July 1929) was an Austrian prodigy, a novelist, librettist, poet, dramatist, narrator, and ...more