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Find out more about the greatest Angolans, including Agostinho Neto, Holden Roberto and José Eduardo dos Santos.

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 1 
William Carvalho
(Football player)

William Carvalho
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 2 
Queen Nzinga
(17th Century Queen of Angola)

Queen Nzinga
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Birthdate: 1583 AD
Birthplace: Kingdom of Matamba
Died: December 17, 1663

Queen Nzinga, also known as Nzinga of Ndongo and Matamba, was the queen of the Kingdoms of Ndongo and Matamba. Born into the family of Ndongo, Nzinga assumed power after the demise of her father and sibling, after which she fought for the stature and Independence of her kingdoms from the Portuguese. Her reign lasted 37 years.

 3 
Isabel dos Santos
(Businesswoman)

Isabel dos Santos
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union

 4 
Leila Lopes
(Beauty pageant queen)

Leila Lopes
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Benguela
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 5 
José Eduardo dos Santos
(President of Angola (1979-2017))

José Eduardo dos Santos
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 28, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

José Eduardo dos Santos is an Angolan politician. Having served as the president of Angola from 1979 to 2017, dos Santos is Africa's second-longest-serving president. An influential and powerful man, dos Santos also served as the Angolan Armed Forces' commander in chief throughout his presidency. In 2014, he was named Man of the Year by Africa World magazine.  

 6 
Bruno Fernando
(Basketball player)

Bruno Fernando
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 15, 1998
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 7 
Agostinho Neto
(Former President of Angola)

Agostinho Neto
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 17, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ícolo e Bengo
Died: September 10, 1979

MPLA leader Agostinho Neto was Angola’s first president. Born to school teacher parents, Neto grew up to become a poet and later studied medicine. However, while pursuing his academic career, he also participated in indigenous movements. Following his arrest and the subsequent unrest, he joined the Angolan liberation movement.

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 8 
Manucho
(Footballer)

Manucho
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Luanda

 9 
Silvio De Sousa
(Basketball player)

Silvio De Sousa
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 7, 1998
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 10 
Manel Kape
(Flyweight mixed martial artist)

Manel Kape
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 14, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 11 
Bruno Gaspar
(Football right-back Position)

Bruno Gaspar
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 21, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Évora, Portugal

 12 
Holden Roberto
(President of the FNLA (1954-2007))

Holden Roberto
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 12, 1923
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: M'banza-Kongo, Angola
Died: August 2, 2007

Holden Roberto was an Angolan politician and freedom fighter. He is credited with founding a militant organization and political party called the National Liberation Front of Angola, which played a major role in the Angolan War of Independence. The party, which Roberto led from 1962 to 1999, played an influential role in Angola's independence from Portugal.

 13 
Yanick Moreira
(Basketball player)

Yanick Moreira
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 31, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 14 
Helder Costa
(Football player - Winger)

Helder Costa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 15 
Wilson Eduardo
(Football forwarder)

Wilson Eduardo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pedras Rubras, Portugal

 16 

Filipe Duarte
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Birthdate: June 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nova Lisbon, Angola, Angola
Died: April 27, 2020

 17 
Christo Bilukidi
(Football player)

Christo Bilukidi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Angola

 18 
Carlos Morais
(Basketball player)

Carlos Morais
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 19 
Bonga
(Singer-songwriter, Athletics competitor, Singer)

Bonga
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 5, 1942
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Icolo e Bengo, Angola

 20 
Flavio Amado
(Association football player)

Flavio Amado
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 30, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 21 
João Roque
(Mixed martial artist)

João Roque
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 22, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Luanda, Portuguese Angola

 22 
Pedro Lima
(Actor)

Pedro Lima
2
Birthdate: April 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
Died: June 20, 2020

 23 

Viriato da Cruz
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 25, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Porto Amboim, Angola
Died: June 13, 1973

Fernando da Piedade Dias dos Santos
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Luanda

 25 
Herlander Coimbra
(Basketball player)

Herlander Coimbra
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 26 
Christian Baya
(Kickboxer)

Christian Baya
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Germany

Mário Pinto de Andrade
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 21, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Golungo-Alto, Angola
Died: August 26, 1990

 28 
Jean-Jacques Conceição
(Basketball player)

Jean-Jacques Conceição
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 29 
Jonas Savimbi
(Politician)

Jonas Savimbi
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Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 3, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Munhango, Angola
Died: February 22, 2002

 30 

Hoji Fortuna
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Birthdate: September 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 31 

José Luandino Vieira
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 4, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ourém, Portugal

 32 
Eduardo Mingas
(Basketball player)

Eduardo Mingas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 29, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saurimo, Angola

 33 
Hugo Marques
(Football player - Goalkeeper)

Hugo Marques
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fão, Portugal

 34 
Valdelício Joaquim
(Basketball player)

Valdelício Joaquim
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 35 
Henriques Zowa
(Kickboxer)

Henriques Zowa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 19, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 36 

António Jacinto
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 28, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
Died: June 23, 1991

 37 

Geraldo Bessa Victor
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
Died: April 22, 1985

 38 
Olímpio Cipriano
(Basketball player)

Olímpio Cipriano
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 39 

Henrique Abranches
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Birthdate: September 29, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: August 8, 2004

 40 
Albertina Kassoma
(Handball player)

Albertina Kassoma
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Praia, Cape Verde

 41 
Teresa Almeida
(Handball player)

Teresa Almeida
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 42 
Gerson Domingos
(Basketball player)

Gerson Domingos
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Angola

 43 
Leonel Paulo
(Basketball player)

Leonel Paulo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 44 
Miguel Lutonda
(Basketball player)

Miguel Lutonda
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 24, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 45 
José Carlos Guimarães
(Basketball player)

José Carlos Guimarães
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 46 
Madjer
(Association football player)

Madjer
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 22, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 47 
Roberto Fortes
(Basketball player)

Roberto Fortes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 48 
Romé Hebo
(Handball player)

Romé Hebo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Angola

 49 
Manuel Sousa
(Basketball player)

Manuel Sousa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 18, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

 50 
Armando Costa
(Basketball player)

Armando Costa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 3, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola