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Famous Cameroonians

Cameroon's Information

Flag of Cameroon
Land Area 472,710 km2
Water Area 2,730 km2
Total Area 475,440km2 (#53)
Population 24,360,803 (#53)
Population Density 51.53/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $77.24 Billion
GDP Per Capita $3,300
Currency Franc (XAF)
Largest Cities
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.

M continued

  • Serge Mimpo footballer
  • Felix-Roland Moumie politician, diplomat
  • Bernard Muna lawyer, magistrate, politician
  • Salomon Tandeng Muna former prime minister
  • Peter Mafany Musonge former prime minister
  • John Fru Ndi founder, leader Cameroon Social Democratic Front
  • Albert Ndongmo bishop
  • Martin Ndongo-Ebanga Olympic medalist, boxer
  • Patrice Nganang writer, poet, teacher
  • Serge Ngando musician
  • Jean-Paul Ngassa filmmaker
  • Pierre Ngayewang politician
  • Pierre Ngijol Ngijol scholar, social critic, tribal leader
  • Joel Gustave Nana Ngongang human rights advocate, HIV/AIDS activist
  • German Cyrille Ngota Ngota editor
  • Victor Anomah Ngu professor, researcher
  • Samuel Nguiffo lawyer
  • Aaron Nguimbat Olympic medalist, footballer
  • Philip Njaru journalist
  • Pius Njawe journalist
  • Geremi Njitap footballer
  • Adamou Ndam Njoya politician, lawyer, author, professor
  • Arouna N'Joya politician
  • Ibrahim Njoya former sultan
  • Seidou Njimoluh Njoya former sultan
  • Alice Nkom lawyer
  • Thomas Nkono footballer
  • Thomas Nkuissi bishop
  • Henri Hogbe Nlend mathematician, professor, politician
  • Edouard Nomo-Ongolo politician
  • Antoine Ntsimi economist, politician
  • Sally Nydo singer
  • Ruben Um Nyobe anti-imperialist Cameroon leader
  • Anne-Marie Nzie singer
  • Maurice Tadadjeu politician
  • Simon Pierre Tchoungui former prime minister
  • Sam Fan Thomas musician
  • Barthelemy Toguo painter
  • Christian Tumi cardinal priest
V - W
  • Muntu Valdo musician
  • Paul Verdzekov archbishop
  • Pierre Wome footballer
  • Herve Yamguen painter, sculptor
  • Philemon Yang politician, prime minister
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This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

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