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Famous Guineans

Guinea-Bissau's Information

Flag of Guinea-Bissau
Land Area 28,120 km2
Water Area 8,005 km2
Total Area 36,125km2 (#134)
Population 1,759,159 (#151)
Population Density 62.56/km2
Government Type Semi-presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $2.85 Billion
GDP Per Capita $1,600
Currency Franc (XOF)
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.

A - B

  • Amarildo Almeida sprinter
  • Fernando Arlete sprinter
  • Adul Balde footballer
  • Ibraima Balde footballer
  • Mamadi Balde footballer
  • Rui Duarte de Barros acting prime minister
  • Jose Camnate na Bissign Roman Catholic bishop
  • Alfredo Lopes Cabral diplomat, UN official
  • Amilcar Cabral nationalist thinker, political leader
  • Luis de Almeida Cabral former president
  • Maria da Conceicao Nobre Cabral politician
  • Vasco Cabral writer, former vice-president
  • Adilson Soares Cassama footballer
  • Cipriano Cassama politician
  • Carlos Correia former prime minister
  • Manuel Saturnino da Costa former prime minister
D - E
  • Baciro Dabo politician, singer, journalist
  • Baciro Dja politician
  • Kimi Djabate musician
  • Mamadu Iaia Djalo politician
  • Talata Embalo wrestler
F - H
  • Francisco Fadul former prime minister
  • Aristides Gomes former prime minister
  • Carlos Gomes former prime minister
  • Fernando Gomes politician
  • Flora Gomes film director
  • Rogerio Araujo Adolfo Herbert diplomat
I - K
  • Kumba Iala former president
  • Faustino Imbali former prime minister
  • Antonio Indjai army chief of staff
  • Zamora Induta former military chief of staff
  • Martinho Ndafa Kabi former prime minister
  • Mamadu Ture Kuruma chairman military command
  • Victor Saude Maria politician
  • Eneida Marta singer
  • Graciela Martins sprinter
  • Francisco Mendes former prime minister
  • Jacira Mendonca wrestler
  • Antonio Isaac Monteiro politician
  • Maria do Ceu Monteiro president supreme court


  • Adiato Djalo Nandigna former acting prime minister
  • Manuel Serifo Nhamadjo acting president
  • Alamara Nhasse former prime minister
  • Caetano N'Tchama former prime minister
  • Carmen Pereira former acting president
  • Raimundo Pereira lawyer, former interim president
  • Mamadu Saliu Djalo Pires politician
  • Mario Pires former prime minister
  • Helder Proenca politician
Q - R
  • Adelino Mano Queita politician
  • Adelino Mano Queta politician, diplomat
  • Henrique Rosa former interim president
  • Soares Sambu politician
  • Artur Sanha former prime minister
  • Malam Bacai Sanha former president
  • Mohamed Lamine Sanha naval chief of staff
  • Jose Carlos Schwarz poet, musician
  • Verissimo Correia Seabra general
  • Abdulai Sila economist, social researcher, writer
  • Holder da Silva sprinter
T - V
  • Bubo Na Tchuto navy vice-chief
  • Constantino Teixeira former prime minister
  • Domingas Togna track and field athlete
  • Joao Bernardo Vieira former president

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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