Ask anyone to round up the best things that Argentina has to offer, and he/she will rattle away things like wine, beef, gauchos, Andes, tango, and football. While there is no denying that these are indeed some of the greatest USPs of the country, there is definitely more to the country than its dance, food, and mountains. The real treasure of Argentina is its wealth of talents — its long list of eminent men and women who have contributed immensely to earn Argentina a coveted status in the world. Without them, the country would not have held the prized place it holds today. Unless you have been living under the rock, you will be no stranger to names like Lionel Messi, Diego Maradona, Pope Francis, Che Guevara, Carlos Gardel, and Luis Federico Leloir. From world-famous soccer players to Nobel prize winners and from renowned scribes to avant-garde scientists, Argentina can claim to have produced some truly outstanding men and women. Read on to know all about the famous Argentines in the biographies below that trails their timeline, trivia, and interesting facts.
Emiliano SalaEmiliano Sala

31 October 1990

Lionel MessiLionel Messi
(Football Player)

24 June 1987

Anya Taylor-JoyAnya Taylor-Joy

16 April 1996

Che GuevaraChe Guevara

14 June 1928

Sergio AgüeroSergio Agüero

02 June 1988

Wanda NaraWanda Nara
(Model & Wife of Mauro Icardi)

09 December 1986

Pope FrancisPope Francis

17 December 1936

Lali EspósitoLali Espósito

10 October 1991

Mauro IcardiMauro Icardi

19 February 1993

Diego MaradonaDiego Maradona
(Argentine footballer)

30 October 1960

Camila MorroneCamila Morrone
(Model, Actress)

16 June 1997

Paulo DybalaPaulo Dybala
(Football Player)

15 November 1993

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Marcelo BielsaMarcelo Bielsa
(Football Coach)

21 July 1955

Carlos TevezCarlos Tevez
(Football Player)

05 February 1984

Luisana LopilatoLuisana Lopilato

18 May 1987

Gabriel BatistutaGabriel Batistuta
(Retired Argentine Footballer)

01 February 1969

Juan PerónJuan Perón
(President of Argentina)

08 October 1895

Jorge Luis BorgesJorge Luis Borges

24 August 1899

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Mauricio MacriMauricio Macri
(Current President of Argentina)

08 February 1959

Manu GinóbiliManu Ginóbili
(Basketball Player)

28 July 1977

Zaira NaraZaira Nara

15 August 1988

Javier MascheranoJavier Mascherano
(Football Player)

08 June 1984

Cristina Fernández de KirchnerCristina Fernández de Kirchner
(Former President of Argentina)

19 February 1953

Gabriela SabatiniGabriela Sabatini
(Tennis player)

16 May 1970

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Isabel Martínez de PerónIsabel Martínez de Perón
(Former President of Argentina)

04 February 1931

Paz LenchantinPaz Lenchantin

12 December 1973

Martina StoesselMartina Stoessel

21 March 1997

Carlos GardelCarlos Gardel

11 December 1890

Belén RodríguezBelén Rodríguez
(Actress, Model, Singer, T.V. Host)

20 September 1984

Carlos Saúl MenemCarlos Menem
(Former President of Argentina)

02 July 1930

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Luciana BarrosoLuciana Barroso
(Matt Damon's Wife)

1976 AD

Juan Manuel de RosasJuan Manuel de Rosas
(Dictator of Argentina)

30 March 1793

Lola PonceLola Ponce
(Singer, Actress, Model, Spokesperson)

25 June 1977

Valentina ZenereValentina Zenere

15 January 1997

Giannina MaradonaGiannina Maradona
(Diego Maradona's Daughter)

16 May 1989

Fernando de la RúaFernando de la Rúa
(Former President of Argentina)

15 September 1937

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Eduardo DuhaldeEduardo Duhalde
(Former President of Argentina)

05 October 1941

Evita PeronEvita Peron
(Argentine film actress)

07 May 1919

Adolfo Pérez EsquivelAdolfo Pérez Esquivel
(Human Rights Activist)

26 November 1931

Adolfo Rodríguez SaáAdolfo Rodríguez Saá
(49th President of Argentina)

25 July 1947

Ricardo EichmannRicardo Eichmann
(Adolf Eichmann's Son)

02 November 1955

Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
(Biochemist, Physician)

06 September 1906

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Julio CortazarJulio Cortazar

26 August 1914

Bernardino RivadaviaBernardino Rivadavia
(First President of Argentina)

20 May 1780

Carlos Saavedra LamasCarlos Saavedra Lamas
(First Latin American Nobel Peace Prize Recipient)

01 November 1878

Francisco MorenoFrancisco Moreno
(Naturalist, Explorer, Anthropologist, Geographer)

31 May 1852

Luciana SalazarLuciana Salazar
(Singer, Actress, Model)

07 November 1980

Antonella RoccuzzoAntonella Roccuzzo

26 February 1988

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Pamela DavidPamela David
(Television Personality & Model)

06 October 1978

Jae-hyung ParkJae-hyung Park

15 September 1992

Mercedes LambreMercedes Lambre
(Model, Actress, Singer)

05 October 1992

Salvador MazzaSalvador Mazza
(Physician and Epidemiologist)

28 February 1905

Cesar MilsteinCesar Milstein
(Biochemist, Immunologist)

08 October 1927

Matias MessiMatias Messi
(Lionel Messi's Brother)

23 June 1982

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Nick MericoNick Merico
(Actor, Singer)

29 December 1995

René Gerónimo FavaloroRené Gerónimo Favaloro
(Cardiovascular Surgeon)

12 July 1923

Ángel Di MaríaÁngel Di María

14 February 1988

Sebastian OlzanskiSebastian Olzanski
(Pop Singer)

02 July 1999

Mauricio PochettinoMauricio Pochettino
(Association football player, Association football manager)

02 March 1972

Eva PerónEva Perón
(Actor, Politician)

07 May 1919

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Maxi LópezMaxi López
(Association football player)

03 April 1984

Santiago SolariSantiago Solari
(Association football player)

07 October 1976

Leandro ParedesLeandro Paredes
(Association football player)

29 June 1994

Marcos MaidanaMarcos Maidana

17 July 1983

Juan Pablo Di PaceJuan Pablo Di Pace
(Actor, Film actor, Model)

25 July 1979

Gerardo MartinoGerardo Martino
(Association football player, Association football manager)

20 November 1962

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Julie GonzaloJulie Gonzalo
(Actor, Television actor)

09 September 1981

Hernán CrespoHernán Crespo
(Association football player, Association football manager)

05 July 1975

Sergio RomeroSergio Romero
(Association football player)

22 February 1987

Juan Martín del PotroJuan Martín del Potro
(Tennis player)

23 September 1988

Alfredo Di StéfanoAlfredo Di Stéfano
(Association football player, Association football manager)

04 July 1926

Chris de BurghChris de Burgh
(Singer-songwriter, Singer, Composer, Songwriter)

15 October 1948

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Paulo GazzanigaPaulo Gazzaniga
(Association football player)

02 January 1992

Fernando GagoFernando Gago
(Association football player)

10 April 1986

Julián SperoniJulián Speroni
(Association football player)

18 May 1979