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Famous Venezuelans

Venezuela's Information

Flag of Venezuela
Land Area 882,050 km2
Water Area 30,000 km2
Total Area 912,050km2 (#32)
Population 30,912,302 (#42)
Population Density 35.05/km2
Government Type Federal Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $469.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $15,100
Currency Bolivar (VEF)
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.

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  • Bobby Abreu baseball player
  • Cecilio Acosta educator, author Venezuelan penal code, poet
  • Los Amigos Invisibles music group
  • Luis Aparicio baseball player
  • Luisa Caceres de Arismendi heroine war of independence
  • Reynaldo Armas singer, songwriter
  • Cesar Baena cross country skier
  • Andres Bello humanist, poet, lawmaker, philosopher, educator, philologist
  • Baruj Benacrraf
  • Amado Bendayan actor, entertainer, comedian
  • Romulo Betancourt former president
  • Antonia Guzman Blanco founder of Liberal party, former president
  • Simon Bolivar war of independence leader, military commander, father of tnation
  • Henry Lord Boulton aviator, entrepreneur
  • Alexandra Braun Miss Earth 2005
  • Douglas Bravo former guerrilla leader, politician
  • Manuel Caballero historian, journalist
  • Rafael Caldera former president
  • Pedro Camejo first black solider, served in royal army
  • Los Canoneros music group
  • Pedro Carmona former president
  • Chico Carrasquel baseball player
  • Inocent Carreno classical composer, conductor, pianist
  • Teresa Carreno pianist
  • Cipriano Castro former president
  • Alejandro Chataing Cipriano Castros architect
  • Hugo Chavez president
  • Jose Antonio de Armas Chitty historian, poet, chronicler, essayist, biographer, researcher
  • Dave Concepcion baseball player
  • Quinteto Contrapunto music group
  • Eleazar Lopez Contreras general, former president
  • Vic Davalillo baseball player
  • Guillermo Davila actor, singer
  • Chiquinquira Delgado actress, model
  • Jose Antonio Delgado mountaineer
  • Alirio Diaz guitarist
  • Bo Diaz baseball player
  • Mariano Diaz artist
  • Ruben Dominguez tenor
  • Gustavo Dudamel composer, conductor
  • Milka Duo race car driver
  • Eva Ekvall television host
  • Maria Luisa Escobar composer, pianist
  • Gaby Espino actress
  • Alvaro Espinoza baseball player
  • Luis Lumumba Estaba boxer
  • Antonio Estevez classical composer
  • Pedro Eustache flautist
  • Juan Crisostomo Falcon former president
  • Heraclio Fernandez composer
  • Stefania Fernandez Miss Universe 2009
  • Lupita Ferrer actress
  • Juan Manuel Sucre Figarella general, businessman
  • Ignacio Figueredo musician
  • Sandro Finoglio actor, model
  • Catherine Fulop actress, television host
  • Arnaldo Gabaldon parasitologist, entomologist
  • Otilio Galindez composer
  • Romulo Gallegos former president, minister of education, congressman, author
  • Hernan Gamboa cuatro player
  • Daniela di Giacomo Miss International 2006
  • Viviana Gibelli television host
  • Marelisa Gibson Miss Venezuela 2009
  • Juan Vicente Gomez former president
  • Guaco music group
  • Juan Carlos Mendez Guedez author
  • Carlos Guillen baseball player
  • Ozzie Guillen baseball manager, player
  • Ensamble Gurrufio music group
  • Pedro Elias Gutierrez composer, conductor
  • Alejandrina Nina Sicilia Hernandez Miss International 1985
  • Consuelo Adler Hernandez Miss International 1997
  • Jose Gregorio Hernandez religious figure
  • Carl Herrera basketball player
  • Carolina Herrera fashion designer
  • Lorenzo Herrera singer, songwriter
  • Enrique Hidalgo songwriter
  • Solveig Hoogesteijn director (born in Sweden)
  • Cheo Hurtado cuatro player

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This page was last updated on July 10, 2020.

Venezuela Trivia

Which Is The Largest Ethnic Group In Venezuela?

Venezuela has an ethnically diverse population because of its colorful history and the peoples that have resided in the country over the centuries. People of mixed European, Amerindian, and African descent constitute over half of the country’s population. They are collectively termed “Mestizos”. Those of European, Black African and Amerindian descent constitute the rest of the population.

Ethnic Groups In Venezuela

About the Author

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