Famous person from Seville, Spain?

I'm doing a project for spanish and i have to write about a famous person from Seville, past or present. Does anyone know of a famous artist or something from there that would actually be interesting to research?

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  • sarayu
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    1 decade ago
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    1. Seville was the home of Expo 92 World's Fair. The showpiece Alamillo bridge spanning the Guadalquivir designed by Santiago Calatrava, was built for this occasion

    2. The mayor of Seville is Alfredo Sánchez Monteseirín.

    Besides the following also will help:

    Famous people born in Seville and Seville province

    Roman emperors Trajan and Hadrian were born in Italica

    Renaissance composer Cristóbal de Morales

    16th century novelist Mateo Alemán

    Playwrights Lope de Rueda Hermanos Alvarez Quintero

    Historian of New Spain Bartolomé de Las Casas

    Explorer Juan Díaz de Solís, born in Lebrija

    Spanish Linguist and Grammarian Antonio de Nebrija, born in Lebrija

    Baroque painters Velázquez, Valdes Leal and Murillo

    Explorer and astronomer Antonio de Ulloa

    Romantic poet Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer

    Bullfighters Juan Belmonte, Curro Romero, José Antonio Morantes de La Puebla and Joselito el Gallo

    20th century poets:

    Vicente Aleixandre (Nobel Laureate)

    Antonio Machado

    Manuel Machado, his brother

    Luis Cernuda

    Composer Joaquín Turina

    Actors Paco Leon, Manuel Luna

    Actresses Carmen Sevilla and Paz Vega, Conchita Bautista

    Dancers Antonio, el bailarin, Realito, Farruquito

    Singers Isabel Pantoja, Juanita Reina, Lole y Manuel, Paquita Rico, El Caracol, and a large etcetera...

    Comedians Paco Gandía, Josele, Pepe da Rosa and the Cadaval brothers, Jorge and Cesar, better known as Los Morancos.

    Football (soccer) players Rafael Gordillo, Antonio Ramiro, "Antoñito" and José Antonio Reyes, Fernando Muñoz, "Nando", Ricardo Serna, Sergio Ramos

    Track and field runner Antonio Jiménez Pentinel (European Champion in 3000-meters steeplechase)

    Olympic swimmer Fátima Madrid

    Rower Beatriz Manchon

    Politicians Felipe González, President of the Government of Spain from 1982 to 1996, and Alfonso Guerra, vice president from 1982 to 1991

    VR

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  • 3 years ago

    Spain Famous Person

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  • eska
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    3 years ago

    Famous People In Spain

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  • 4 years ago

    I'm pretty sure if you search "landmarks - Spain", you'll find them all. Sagrada Familia is definitely way up there....but only about 100 years old. The Guggenheim, less than 10 years. Why not search for some HISTORIC landmarks? You realize, Spain has been inhabited for thousands of years, and there are buildings there that are older than 2000 years. Most would be considered landmarks. I truly believe that people who are doing homework should DO THEIR OWN. Rather than asking other people to do it for them.

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