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Famous Beninese

Benin's Information

Flag of Benin
Land Area 110,622 km2
Water Area 2,000 km2
Total Area 112,622km2 (#100)
Population 10,741,458 (#85)
Population Density 97.10/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $24.31 Billion
GDP Per Capita $2,200
Currency Franc (XOF)
Largest Cities

See Also

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.

  • Georges Adeagbo politician
  • Khaled Adenon football player
  • Anicet Adjamonsi football player
  • Tiamiou Adjibade politician
  • Frederic Affo politician
  • Berthe-Evelyne Agbo writer
  • Justin Tometin Ahomadegbe former president
  • Michel Ahouanmenou politician
  • Odile Ahouanwanou athlete
  • Michel Alladaye politician
  • Alphonse Alley former president, army officer
  • Sourou Migan Apithy politician
B - C
  • Dauda Badaru politician
  • Aziz Balagoun football player
  • Olympe Bhely-Quenum writer, journalist
  • Rogatien Biaou politician, diplomat
  • Yayi Boni banker, politician, president
  • Shafiq Chitou boxer
  • Tahirou Congacou politician, former acting president
  • Florent Couao-Zotti writer
  • Felix Couchoro writer
D - E
  • Calixte Dakpogan sculptor
  • Alois Dansou swimmer
  • Paul Darboux merchant, politician
  • Mariam Aladji Boni Diallo politician
  • Frederic Dohou politician
  • Robert Dossou politician
  • Noel Dossou-Yovo academic
  • Angueran Edjekpan football player
  • Jean-Marie Ehouzou diplomat
  • Rene-Marie Ehuzu Catholic bishop
F - G
  • Pascal Fantodji professor
  • Adelaide Fassinou writer
  • Fabienne Feraez sprinter
  • Daniel Gbaguidi football player
  • Marie-Elise Gbedo politician
  • Mathieu Gnanligo sprinter
  • Christine Adjahi Gnimagon author
  • Joseph Gnonlonfoun politician
  • Jean-Baptiste Hacheme military officer, politician, former president
  • Guy Landry Hazoume politician
  • Romuald Hazoume artist
  • Theodore Holo politician
  • Colette Senami Agossou Houeto educator, poet
  • Adrien Houngbedji politician
  • Djimon Gaston Hounsou actor, dancer
  • Paulin J. Hountondji philosopher, politician

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