Famous People From Peru

There have been many famous Peruvians over the years and on this page we have brought together a selection of the most prominent from the worlds of music, entertainment, literature, religion and sport.

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Sofia Mulanovich

In 2004 Sofia became the world champion women surfer.

Paddington Bear

English childrens literature character who originated from Peru.

Mara Julia Mantilla

From Trujillo in the north of Peru and crowned Miss World in 2004.

Nolberto Solano

Born in Callao, Nobby is easily one of Peru's best footballers of all time.

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Benjamin Bratt

The actor of Peruvian descent has starred in many hollywood films.

Ricardo Palma

The author created the genre tradiciones and saved Peru's Libraries.

Saint Rose of Lima

The first catholic saint of the Americas and was born in Lima.

Alex Olmedo

Alex won the Wimbledon open and the Australian open 1959.

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