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Chad famous natives

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

A - B
  • Youssouf Saleh Abbas former prime minister
  • Mohammed Nour Abdelkerim rebel leader
  • Djibrine Abdoul diplomat
  • Mahamat Ali Adoum politician, ambassador
  • Acyl Ahmat Agbas politician
  • Sitamadji Allarassem footballer
  • Mahatat Saleh Annadif diplomat
  • Mohamed Baghlani leader of Volcan army
  • Antoine Bangui politician, author
  • Jean Alingue Bawoyeu former prime minister
  • Mahamoud Adam Bechir ambassador
  • Mohamed Bechir-Sow politician
  • Nehemie Benoudjita journalist
  • Outel Bono doctor, politician
C - F
  • Lol Mahamat Choua politician, former president
  • Issa Serge Coelo film director
  • Dunama Dabbalemi former emperor
  • Djimrangar Dadnadji politician, prime minister
  • Idriss Deby politician, president
  • Hassan Djamous head of Chadian National armed forces
  • Youssouf Djaoro actor
  • Yaya Dillo Djerou politician
  • Koibla Djimasta politician, former prime minister
  • Delphine Djiraibe lawyer
  • Negue Djogo head of Chadian armed forces
  • Jacques Doumro Chadian general
  • Loum N. Neloumsei Elise politician
  • Moussa Faki former prime minister
G - I
  • Pierre Toura Gaba politician, diplomat
  • Louis Gidrol musician
  • Arabi El Goni politician
  • Hissene Habre former president
  • Mahamat Saleh Haroun film director
  • Mahamat Idriss high jumper
K - L
  • Djibrine Kerallah politician, diplomat
  • Oueddei Kichidemi former tribal leader of Toubou Teda
  • Alphonse Kotiga military officer, politician
  • Ahmed Koulamallah politician
  • Delwa Kassire Koumakoye politician, former prime minister
  • Laotegguelnodji Koumtog politician, diplomat
  • Marie-Christine Koundja writer, diplomat, ambassador
  • Koulsy Lamko playwright, poet, novelist
  • Gabriel Lisette politician
  • Abdelwahid Aboud Mackaye rebel insurgent leader
  • Felix Malloum politician, former president
  • Matthias N'Garteri Mayadi archbishop
  • Idriss Miskine politician, diplomat
  • Jacqueline Moudeina lawyer, human rights activist
  • Fidele Moungar doctor, politician
  • Abou Moussa politician
  • Baba Moustapha playwright

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  • Kaltouma Nadjina sprinter
  • Ndakom Valerie Ndeidoum footballer
  • Hinikissia Albertine Ndikert track and field
  • Japhet N'Doram footballer
  • Paul Ngadjadoum high jumper
  • Maurice Ngangtan politician, diplomat
  • Mahamat Nouri politician
O - R
  • Othman I former emperor
  • Othman II former emperor
  • Othman III former emperor
  • Nassour Guelendouksia Ouaido politician, former prime minister
  • Goukouni Oueddei former president
  • Acheikh ibn Oumar politician, military leader
  • Quatre Sou Quatre politician
  • Aboubakar Abdel Rahmane warlord
  • Gontchome Sahoulba politician
  • Ibni Oumar Mahamat Saleh politician
  • Moumi Sebergue track and field athlete
  • Joseph Brahim Seid writer, politician
  • Ahmed Senoussi high jumper
  • Abba Siddick politician, revolutionary
  • Ahmat Hassaballah Soubiane politician, diplomat,
  • Daoud Soumain Chadian chief of army staff
T - Y
  • Ahmat Taboye literary critic
  • Youssouf Togoimi politician
  • Nabatingue Toko footballer
  • Francois Tombalbaye teacher, trade union activist, former president
  • Nagoum Yamassoum politician, former prime minister
  • Pascal Yoadimnadji former prime minister, lawyer
  • Joseph Yodoyman former prime, politician, civil servant
  • Ngarlejy Yorongar politician


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