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Famous Ecudoreans

Ecuador's Information

Flag of Ecuador
Land Area 276,841 km2
Water Area 6,720 km2
Total Area 283,561km2 (#73)
Population 16,080,778 (#67)
Population Density 58.09/km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $182.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $11,000
Currency Dollar (USD)
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.

  • Jaime Roldos Aguilera former president
  • Leon Roldos Aguilera former vice-president, leader of RED political movement
  • Alex Aguinaga soccer player
  • Alejandro Carrion Aguirre author, journalist
  • Eloy Alfaro former president
  • Cesar Davila Andrade poet
  • Jorge Carrera Andrade poet
  • Flelix Arauz artist
  • Alfredo Vera Arrata politician, architect, minister of education, anti-corruption secretary
  • Isidro Ayora former president
B -C
  • Alejo Lascano Bahamonde physician, surgeon
  • Sixto Duran Ballen former president
  • Diego Borja president Poder Ciudadano movement
  • Abdala Bucaram former president
  • Martha Roldos Bucaram leader of RED movement
  • Oswaldo Guayasamin Calero artist
  • Pablo Campana tennis player
  • Benjamin Carrion poet
  • Boris Cepeda pianist
  • Rodrigo Borja Cevallos former president
  • Hugo Cifuentes photographer, artist
  • Luis A. Coloma biologist
  • Theo Constante artist
  • Leon Febres Cordero former president
  • Sebastian Cordero director
  • Jorge Icaza Coronel author
  • Rafael Correa president
  • Gonzalo Endara Crow artist
  • Ulises de la Cruz soccer player

D - F

  • Agustin Delgado soccer player
  • Alfredo Pareja Diezcanseco author
  • Beatriz Parra Durango classical soprano
  • Camilo Egas artist
  • Gonzalo Escudero poet
  • Eugenio Espejo physician, author, philosopher
  • Alberto Acosta Espinosa politician
  • Caesar Andrade Faini artist
  • Fanny Carrion de Fierro author, poet, essayist, professor
  • Luis Fierro economic/social development expert
  • Martha Fierro chess player
  • Juan Jose Flores first president


  • Karina Galvez poet
  • Enrique Garces physician
  • Gerardo singer
  • Araceli Gilbert artist
  • Enrique Gil Gilbert author
  • Andres Gomez tennis player
  • Oswaldo Guayasamin artist
  • Silvio Guerra athlete
  • Judith Gutierrez artist
  • Lucio Gutierrez former president
H - J
  • Don Hefty comedian, actor, disc jockey
  • Juan Larrea Holguin autthor, lawyer
  • Eduardo Hurtado soccer player
  • Ivan Hurtado soccer player
  • Jose Maria Velasco Ibarra former president
  • Jorge Icaza novelist
  • Washington Iza artist
  • Julio Jaramillo singer
  • Patricio Cueva Jaramillo artist
  • Mike Judge animator
K - L
  • Ivan Kaviedes soccer player
  • Eduardo Kingman artist
  • Giovanni Lapentti tennis player
  • Nicolas Lapentti tennis player
  • Galo Plaza Lasso former president
  • Bernardo de Legarda sculptor
  • Euro Torres Leon physician
  • Remigio Torres Leon physician, radiologist
  • Numa Pompilio Llona poet, philosopher

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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