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Famous Togolese

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 Adebayor footballer
  • Kossi Aguessy industrial designer, artist
  • Kwesi Ahoomey-Zunu politician
  • Paul Ahyi artist, sculptor, architect, author
  • Serge Akakpo footballer
  • Joseph Amedokpo painter
  • Tavio Amorin politician
  • Edem Awumey writer

B - G
  • Bella Bellow singer
  • Razak Boukari footballer
  • Félix Couchoro writer
  • Kouami Sacha Denanyoh judoka
  • Kossi Efoui writer
  • Gnassingbé Eyadéma former president
  • Anne-Laure Folly documentary filmmaker
  • Faure Gnassingbé politician
  • Claude Grunitzky journalist, editor, entrepeneur
  • Nicolas Grunitzky former president

K - O
  • Edem Kodjo politician, diplomat
  • Pyabelo Chaold Kouly author
  • Tété-Michel Kpomassie writer, explorer
  • Adzo Kpossi swimmer
  • Roland Kpotsra diplomat, politician
  • Lankantien Lamboni track and field athlete
  • King Mensah musician
  • Sénah Mango footballer
  • Peniel Mlapa footballer
  • Bamab Napo runner
  • Daré Nibombé footballer
  • Gilchrist Olympio politician
  • Sylvanus Olympio former president, former prime minister

S - Z
  • Moustapha Salifou footballer
  • Bachirou Salou footballer
  • Jan Sekpona middle distance runner
  • Sami Tchak writer
  • Kodjo Amegnisso Tossou politician, entrepeneur
  • Sénouvo Agbota Zinsou playwright, theatre director

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Togo's Information

Flag of Togo
Land Area 54,385 km2
Water Area 2,400 km2
Total Area 56,785km2 (#123)
Population 7,756,937 (#99)
Population Density 142.63/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $11.61 Billion
GDP Per Capita 1,500$
Currency Franc (XOF)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.