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Famous People in or from Guatemala?

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    This is a list of Guatemalans who are famous or notable.

    Rodolfo Abularach, painter

    Raúl Aguilar Batres, engineer, creator of Guatemala's system of avenue/street notation

    Michael Alfaro Migoya, Circle Advertising Account Executive, Chapman University

    Luis Argueta, film director

    Jacobo Arbenz, former president, deposed by CIA & Guatemalan Military

    Ricardo Arjona, International Singer

    Juan José Arévalo, First democratically elected president ever

    Miguel Ángel Asturias, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature (1967).

    Rodrigo Asturias (aka Gaspar Ilom), lawyer, revolutionary leader

    Alicia Azurdia, singer

    Justo Rufino Barrios, general, dictator, attempted Central-American union by force

    Felipe A. Bosch Gutierrez, international businessman

    Juan Luis Bosch Gutierrez, international businessman

    Rafael Landivar y Cabellero (1731-1793), writer

    Luis Cardoza y Aragón, writer

    Rafael Carrera, general, dictator

    Pablo G. Castañeda R., writer

    Alex Castillo, Actor

    Carlos Castillo Armas, coronel, CIA agent,Operation PBFORTUNE Operacion PBSUCCESS

    Ernest Brian Castillo, entrepreneur

    Jesus Castillo, musician

    Otto Rene Castillo, poet (assassinated)

    Ana Maria Cisneros Alvarez, Entrepreneur

    Fredy Corado, Professional tap dancer

    Billy Corado, Professional Dancer

    Rogelia Cruz Martínez, Miss Universe contestant, JPT Member, Assassinated

    Deborah David, fashion model

    Zipacná de León, painter

    Ricardo Del Carmen, musician and conductor.

    Manuel Estrada Cabrera, general, former dictator

    David Estrada, Guatemalan-Mexican boxer

    Donye Fernandez, Famous Bass and Guitar player

    Irma Flaquer, journalist (assassinated)

    Mateo Flores, marathoner

    Rodolfo Galeotti Torres, sculptor

    Manolo Gallardo, painter

    Maria Victoria García, Artist and painter

    Francisco Goldman, author,

    Enrique Gomez Carrillo (1873-1927), writer

    Javier O.Gonzalez, Anaheim YMCA Program Director, Poet, Friend

    Luis González Palma, photographer

    Juan Jose Gutierrez, international businessman and restaurateur

    Dionisio Gutierrez Mayorga, international businessman

    Ted Hendricks, Football linebacker

    Flavio Herrera, Poet, writer

    Jerry Hernandez, Actor(eaten)

    Oscar Isaac, Guatemalan-American actor

    Alfred Jensen, artist

    Elías Jimenéz Trachtenberg, film director

    Robert Karimi, Guatemalan/Iranian/American poet,

    Dieter Lehnhoff, composer, conductor, musicologist

    Carlos Leon Roldan, Ophthalmologist, Inventor

    Mario López Larrave, Lawyer, university professor (assassinated)

    Víctor Manuel López, Teacher, Accountant

    Alcina Lubitch Domecq, author

    Fernando Romeo Lucas García, general, dictator

    David Longo Drummer, singer, and actor

    Julio César Macías Mayora a.k.a César Montes, guerrilla leader (EGP)

    Myrna Mack, anthropologist (assassinated)

    Manny Marroquin, Grammy Award winning mixer/engineer

    Benito Martinez (actor), actor

    Susana Mercedes, fashion model, fashion designer

    Lorena Mena, actress

    Mario Mejia, Singer/composer

    Francisco Mendez, (1907-1962) author and member of Tepeus Group

    Jose Milla y Vidaurre (Salome Jil) (1822-1882), writer

    Miroslava, vocalist trainer

    Mario Monteforte Toledo, author

    Augusto Monterroso, author, winner of the Prince of Asturias Award of literature (2000).

    Carlos Mérida, painter

    Rigoberta Menchú Tum, human rights activist, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (1992).

    Edmond Mulet, UN, Diplomat

    Rodrigo Olivero Guatemalan golf player, youngest national champion

    Juan Carlos Plata , Guatemalan professional soccer league all-time career scoring leader

    Francisco Pérez Muñoz (Paco Pérez), musician (Luna de Xelajú)

    Victor Perera, author, co-founder of the Los Angeles Jewish organization Ivri-NASAWI

    Igal Permuth, photographer

    Jaime Permuth, photographer

    Mario Permuth, lawyer, diplomat, and photographer

    Carmen de Petterson, painter

    Erica Porter, WWA wrestler

    Fernando Quevedo, Professor of theoretical physics, Cambridge, England.

    Ricardo Arnoldo Ramirez de León, guerrilla leader (Guerrilla Army of the Poor), a.k.a. Rolando Morán.

    Henry Raudales, violinist

    Rodolfo Robles, physician, discovered onchocercosis "Robles' Disease"

    Virgilio Rodriguez Macal, author

    Efraín Ríos Montt, general, dictator, stands accused of genocide

    Elmar René Rojas, artist and architect

    Carlos Ruiz, FC Dallas soccer player

    Héctor Sandarti, television personality

    Luis Adolfo Samayoa, Architect

    Kevin Sandoval, Soccer player, 1988 Summer Olympics

    Max Saravia Gual, painter

    Juan Manuel Sisay, painter

    Gary Stark Jr., featherweight boxer

    Pablo Sweezey, sculptor

    Hector Tobar, writer/journalist

    Luis Augusto Turcios Lima, Guatemalan army officer, guerrilla leader (FAR)

    Atanasio Tzul, mayan leader, revolt against the Spaniards in 1820

    Jorge Ubico, general, dictator

    David Unger, author

    Ilma Julieta Urrutia Chang, Miss International 1984

    Federico Urruela, Diplomat

    Victor Vaskestler, painter

    Anton Villatoro professional cyclist

    Jaime Viñals, mountaineer (scaled seven highest peaks in the world)

    Harris Whitbeck, CNN correspondent

    Rafael Yela Günther, sculptor

    Marco Antonio Yon Sosa, Guatemalan army officer, guerrilla leader MR-NOV13

    José Rubén Zamora, journalist

    Rafael Zea Ruano, poet

    Daphne Zuniga, Guatemalan-American actress

    Carlos Enrique Peña Aldana, winner of Latin American Idol 2nd season

    Sergio Andrade, musician. (bassist founder of LIFEHOUSE)

    • Juan1 year agoReport

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  • 1 decade ago

    Don't forget Che Guevara and Aldous Huxley, both of whom lived in Guatemala for a while.

    Source(s): I live in Guatemala.
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    Jamie ViÑals Ricardo Arjona Miguel Angel Asturias Mateo Flores Rigoberta Menchu

  • 4 years ago

    Miguel Angel Asturias (writer, winner of the Nobel prize) and Rigoberta Menchú (winner Nobel prize for peace)

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