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Famous Mexicans

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Land Area 1,943,945 km2
Water Area 20,430 km2
Total Area 1,964,375km2 (#13)
Population 123,166,749 (#11)
Population Density 63.36/km2
Government Type Federal Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $2,310.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $18,900
Currency Peso (MXN)
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Famous Natives listed represent a very small sampling of potential choices.
  • Juan Ruiz de Alarcon playwright, dramatist
  • Pedro Armendariz actor
  • Guillermo Gonzalez Camarena inventor color-wheel type television
  • Juana Ines de la Cruz scholar, poet, author
  • Alfonso Cuaron film director, producer
  • Juana Inez de la Cruz poet, writer
  • Andres Manuel Del Rio scientist
  • Guillermo del Toro film director, producer, screenwriter
  • Lila Downs singer, songwriter
  • Ana Guevara olympic medalist, track and field athlete
  • Salma Hayek actress
  • Miguel Hidalgo leader mexican war of independence "father of the nation"
  • Pedro Infante actor, singer
  • Benito Pablo Juarez five-time president of mexico
  • Frida Kahlo artist
  • Agustin Lara composer
  • Luis E. Miramontes chemist, co-inventor progestin
  • Moctezuma II aztec ruler
  • Mario J. Molina chemist, nobel laureate
  • Ricardo Montalban actor
  • Lorena Ochoa professional golfer
  • Octavio Paz poet, diplomat, nobel laureate
  • "Blessed" Miguel Pro Jesuit priest
  • Anthony Quinn actor
  • Alfonso Reyes author, philosopher, diplomat
  • Fortino Mario Alfonso Moreno Reyes "Cantinflas" actor, producer, screenwriter
  • Diego Rivera artist
  • Alfonso Garcia Robles diplomat, nobel laureate
  • Hugo Sanchez football player, coach
  • Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna political leader, military general, president
  • Carlos Slim business magnate, philanthropist
  • Thalia singer
  • Fernando Valenzuela baseball player
  • Consuelo Velazquez concert pianist, songwriter "Besame mucho"
  • Guadalupe Victoria first president of mexico
  • Rolando Villazon opera singer
  • Francisco "Pancho" Villa mexican revolutionary general
  • Emiliano Zapata leader in mexican revolution

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.