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Famous Sierra Leoneans

Sierra Leone's Information

Flag of Sierra Leone
Land Area 71,620 km2
Water Area 120 km2
Total Area 71,740km2 (#117)
Population 6,018,888 (#109)
Population Density 84.04/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $10.64 Billion
GDP Per Capita $1,700
Currency Leone (SLL)
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.

  • John Akar entertainer, writer, diplomat
  • Roda Antar footballer (soccer)
  • Alimamy Pallo Bangura politician
  • Hawanatu Bangura sprinter
  • John Amadu Bangura military officer
  • Zainab Bangura politician, social activist
  • Herbert Bankole-Bright politician
  • Eunice Barber athlete
  • Ishmael Beah human rights activist
  • Solomon Berewa politician
  • Nabih Berri politician
  • Julius Maada Bio politician
  • Aluspah Brewah footballer (soccer)
  • Bai Bureh former ruler and military strategist
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  • Adelaide Casely-Hayford activist, educator, writer
  • Albert Cole footballer (soccer)
  • Christopher Cole politician
  • J. B. Dauda politician
  • Sarway Dollar footballer (soccer)
  • Horace Dove-Edwin sprinter
  • Emerson musician
  • Ella Koblo Gulama politician
  • Albert Jarrett footballer (soccer)
  • Karamoh Kabba author, journalist
  • Ahmad Tejan Kabbah politician, former president
  • Mohamed Kallon footballer (soccer)
  • Ibrahim Kargbo footballer (soccer)
  • Ernest Bai Koroma politician
  • Fatmata Tatah Mansaray model
  • Albert Margai politician, former prime minister
  • Milton Margai politician, former prime minister
  • Obi Metzger footballer (soccer)
  • Joseph Saidu Momoh politician, former president
  • Solomon Musa military officer
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  • Abioseh Nicol diplomat, writer, poet
  • Farid Raymond-Anthony writer, author and poet
  • Samuel Sam-Sumana politician
  • Kabba Samura footballer (soccer)
  • Siaka Stevens politician, former prime minister
  • Sheriff Suma footballer (soccer)
  • John Henry Malamah Thomas entrepreneur
  • Bankole Timothy journalist
  • Michael Tommy footballer (soccer)
  • Madieu Williams American football player
  • Julius Wobay footballer (soccer)

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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