French Guiana

French Guiana Famous Natives

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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.

C - D

  • Henri Charrière escaped French convict, author (born in France)
  • Léon Damas poet, politician
  • Jean-Claude Darcheville footballer
  • Alfred Dreyfus wrongly imprisoned for treason on Devil's Island (born in France)
E - F
  • Felix Eboue colonial administrator
  • Marc-Antoine Fortuné footballer
L - M
  • Marie-Angelique Lacordelle athlete, sprinter
  • Bernard Lama football coach, goalkeeper
  • Florent Johan Malouda footballer
  • Malia Metella swimmer
  • Gaston Monnerville politician, lawyer
P - S
  • Georges Patient politician
  • Cyrille Regis footballer
  • Ulrich Robeiri olympic medalist, epee fencer
  • Henri Salvador singer
  • Kevin Seraphin basketball player
T - V
  • Christiane Taubira politician
  • Jean-Marie Taubira politician
  • Ismael Urbain journalist, interpreter
  • Lotus Vingadassamy-Engel author
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Alfred Dreyfus