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William Carvalho
(Portuguese Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
William Carvalho
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola

William Carvalho is a Portuguese football player who plays for the Portugal national team. He has represented his country in two European Championships and two World Cups. In 2016, he helped Portugal win the UEFA European Football Championship title. William Carvalho was also part of the team that won the UEFA Nations League in 2019.

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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.

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José Eduardo dos Santos
(President of Angola (1979-2017))
José Eduardo dos Santos
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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.  

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Leila Lopes
(Beauty pageant queen)
Leila Lopes
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: February 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Benguela
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Isabel dos Santos
(Businesswoman)
Isabel dos Santos
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 1, 1973
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic Azerbaijan SSR, Soviet Union
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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.

 8 
Manucho
(Footballer)
Manucho
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Luanda
 9 
Silvio De Sousa
(Basketball player)
Silvio De Sousa
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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 
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.

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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
 13 
Helder Costa
(Angolan Football Player Who Plays as a Winger)
Helder Costa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
 14 
Wilson Eduardo
(Football forwarder)
Wilson Eduardo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 8, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pedras Rubras, Portugal
 15 
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
 16 
Filipe Duarte
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Birthdate: June 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nova Lisbon, Angola, Angola
Died: April 27, 2020
 17 
Carlos Morais
(Basketball player)
Carlos Morais
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 16, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
 18 
Jay Silva
(Mixed martial artist)
Jay Silva
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
 19 
Christo Bilukidi
(Football player)
Christo Bilukidi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Angola
 20 
Flavio Amado
(Association football player)
Flavio Amado
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 30, 1979
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
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Yanick Moreira
(Basketball player)
Yanick Moreira
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 31, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
 22 
Pedro Lima
(Actor)
Pedro Lima
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Birthdate: April 20, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
Died: June 20, 2020
 23 
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
 24 
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
 26 
Herlander Coimbra
(Basketball player)
Herlander Coimbra
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
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 
Christian Baya
(Kickboxer)
Christian Baya
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Germany
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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
 30 
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
 31 
Hugo Marques
(Football player - Goalkeeper)
Hugo Marques
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fão, Portugal
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Hoji Fortuna
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Birthdate: September 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
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José Luandino Vieira
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 4, 1935
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ourém, Portugal

Born to poor parents in Portugal, José Luandino Vieira later moved to Angola with his parents. His works showcased the mixture of Kimbundu and Portuguese, which gave rise to a peculiar language of the musseque, or people of the African quarters. His stories reflected the injustice of the Portuguese occupation of Angola.

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Henriques Zowa
(Kickboxer)
Henriques Zowa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 19, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
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Eduardo Mingas
(Basketball player)
Eduardo Mingas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 29, 1979
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saurimo, Angola
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Valdelício Joaquim
(Basketball player)
Valdelício Joaquim
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 15, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
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António Jacinto
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 28, 1924
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
Died: June 23, 1991
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Geraldo Bessa Victor
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 20, 1917
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
Died: April 22, 1985
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Olímpio Cipriano
(Basketball player)
Olímpio Cipriano
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
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Henrique Abranches
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Birthdate: September 29, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: August 8, 2004
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Albertina Kassoma
(Handball player)
Albertina Kassoma
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Praia, Cape Verde
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Teresa Almeida
(Handball player)
Teresa Almeida
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 5, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
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Gerson Domingos
(Basketball player)
Gerson Domingos
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Angola
 44 
Leonel Paulo
(Basketball player)
Leonel Paulo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
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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
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Miguel Lutonda
(Basketball player)
Miguel Lutonda
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 24, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
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Roberto Fortes
(Basketball player)
Roberto Fortes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
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Madjer
(Association football player)
Madjer
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 22, 1977
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Luanda, Angola
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Romé Hebo
(Handball player)
Romé Hebo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 11, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Angola
Manuel dos Santos Lima
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 28, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bié Province, Angola