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Famous Mauritians

Mauritius's Information

Flag of Mauritius
Land Area 2,030 km2
Water Area 10 km2
Total Area 2,040km2 (#169)
Population 1,348,242 (#155)
Population Density 664.16/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Republic
GDP (PPP) $25.85 Billion
GDP Per Capita $20,500
Currency Rupee (MUR)
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.


  • Emmanuel Anquetil politician
  • Nathacha Devi Appanah author, journalist
  • Issa Asgarally author
  • Fernando Augustin athlete
  • Anil Bachoo politician
  • Sheila Bappoo politician
  • Rashid Beebeejaun politician
  • Monique Ohsan Bellepeau former acting president, former vice-president
  • Paul Berenger former prime minister
  • Rabin Bhujun editor
  • Sookdeo Bissoondoyal politician
  • Nando Bodha politician
  • Dhanesh Boodhun doctor
  • Benoit Bouchet athlete
  • Charles-Edouard Brown-Sequard neurologist
  • Stephane Buckland athlete
  • Raouf Bundhun former acting president
  • Yehya Bundhun athlete
  • Vasant Bunwaree politician
  • Dayendranath Burrenchobay politician
  • Dr. Neel Burton psychiatrist, philosopher, writer
  • Arnaud Casquette athlete
  • Eddy J. Changkye diplomat, politician, jurist, writer, poet
  • Roger Charoux painter
  • Malcolm de Chazal author, painter, visionary
  • Angidi Chettiar former acting president
  • Jonathan Chimier athlete
  • Serge Clair former leader
  • Eddy Clarisse athlete
  • Denis Constantin athlete
  • Bam Cootayen singer
  • Jimmy Cundasani footballer
  • Jaya Krishna Cuttaree diplomat, politician
D - F
  • Ajay Daby politician
  • Nita Deerpalsing politician
  • Julien Francois Desjardins zoologist
  • Mahendr Dosieah diplomat, ambassador
  • Madan Dulloo barrister, politician, diplomat
  • Miselaine Duval comedian
  • Xavier-Luc Duval politician
  • Giovanni Michael Frontin boxer
  • Henry Garrioch politician
  • Valayden Gaston author, director, actor
  • Philippe Gentil composer of national anthem
  • Yacoob Ghanty author
  • Rabindrah Ghurburrun former vice-president
  • Marinne Giraud tennis player
H - J
  • Aurelie Halbwachs bicycle racer
  • Maya Hanoomanjee politician
  • Priya N. Hein author
  • Eric Philippe Jansou vocalist, botanist, film critic
  • Adrain John-Chuan actor, choreographer
  • Anerood Jugnauth former president, current prime minister
  • Pravind Jugnauth former vice-president
  • Bruno Julie Olympic medalist, boxer

K - L

  • Kaya musician
  • Karen Foo Kune athlete
  • Rajsoomer Lallah lawyer, judge
  • Menwar Lelou songwriter, composer, singer, musician
  • Hugh Lennon stage hypnotist
  • Jerry Louis footballer
  • Felicien Mallefille novelist, playwright
  • Jean Margeot priest
  • Johan Martmitte footballer
  • Edouard Maunick poet, critic, translator
  • Jean-Paul "Bluey" Maunick musician
  • Martine Maurel writer
  • Raj Meetarbhan editor
  • Anund Neewoor diplomat
  • Menwar singer
  • Eric Milazar athlete
  • Sir Cassam Moollan politician
N - P
  • Karl Offmann former president
  • Raman Osman politician
  • Desire Periatambee footballer
  • Christopher Perle footballer
  • Ariranga Pillay former acting president (born in India)
  • Kailash Purryag president
  • Navin Ramgoolam former prime minister
  • Seewoosagur Ramgoolam former prime minister
  • Abdool Hamid Ramjeet writer
  • Sir Veerasamy Ringadoo former president
  • Henri Le Sidaner painter
  • Gaetan Siew architect
  • Y.K.J. Yeung Sikyen chief justice
  • Rama Sithanen politician
  • France Staub botanist
T - Z
  • Khal Torabully poet
  • Cassam Uteem former president
  • Dev Virahsawmy politician, playwright, poet, advocate

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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