Famous Bolivian People

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Jaime Escalante
(Bolivian-American Math Instructor)
Jaime Escalante
27
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 31, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Paz
Died: March 20, 2010

Jaime Escalante  was a Bolivian-American educator. He is best remembered for teaching calculus to students at Garfield High School in East Los Angeles from 1974 to 1991. He had an illustrious career and was a much-respected figure in teaching.  The film Stand and Deliver is based on his life. He received Presidential Medal for Excellence in Education in 1988. 

 2 
Tanya Callau
(Actress)
Tanya Callau
8
Birthdate: February 20, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bolivia
 3 
Jeanine Anez
(Politician)
Jeanine Anez
8
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 13, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Joaquin
 4 
Evo Morales
(President of Bolivia)
Evo Morales
22
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 26, 1959
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Orinoca Canton
Evo Morales was the Bolivian president from 2006 to 2019. Known for his campaign for coca plantations, which some attribute to the growth of illegal cocaine production, he earned the nickname World Hero of Mother Earth. He leads the Movement for Socialism party and is a champion for indigenous rights.
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Antonio José de Sucre
(Former President of Bolivia (1825 - 1828))
Antonio José de Sucre
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 3, 1795
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cumaná
Died: June 4, 1830

Antonio José de Sucre was a Venezuelan political leader who served as the President of Peru from 23 June to 17 July 1823. He also served as the second president of Bolivia from 29 December 1825 to 18 April 1828. Antonio José de Sucre also played an influential role as an independence leader through his work alongside Simón Bolívar.

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Ximena Herrera
(Actress)
Ximena Herrera
8
Birthdate: October 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: La Paz
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 7 
Hugo Banzer
(Politician)
Hugo Banzer
6
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 10, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Concepcion
Died: May 5, 2002
 8 
Carlos Mesa
(63rd President of Bolivia (2003 – 2005))
Carlos Mesa
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 12, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: La Paz
 9 
Verona Pooth
(Television personality)
Verona Pooth
4
Birthdate: April 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: La Paz
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 10 
Hugo Dellien
(Bolivian Professional Tennis Player)
Hugo Dellien
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Trinidad
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 11 
Adriana Salvatierra
(Politician)
Adriana Salvatierra
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santa Cruz de la Sierra
 12 
Lidia Gueiler Tejada
(Political Leader)
Lidia Gueiler Tejada
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cochabamba
Died: May 9, 2011
 13 
Juan Carlos Arce
(Association football player)
Juan Carlos Arce
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 10, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 14 
Carla Ortiz
(Actress, philanthropist.)
Carla Ortiz
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 2, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cochabamba
 15 
Bartolina Sisa
(Revolutionary, Indigenous people)
Bartolina Sisa
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1750 AD
Birthplace: Corregimiento de La Paz
Died: September 5, 1782
 16 
Julia Urquidi
(Writer)
Julia Urquidi
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 30, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cochabamba
Died: March 10, 2010
 17 
Graciela Rodo Boulanger
(Poster artist, Painter)
Graciela Rodo Boulanger
2
Birthdate: February 16, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: La Paz
 18 
Joyce Prado
(Model, Beauty pageant winner)
Joyce Prado
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 6, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 19 
María José Vargas
(Argentine Racquetball Player)
María José Vargas
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 18, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santa Cruz de la Sierra
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Lidia Gueiler
(Politician, Diplomat)
Lidia Gueiler
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 28, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cochabamba
Died: May 9, 2011
 21 
Claudia Fernandez Valdivia
(Television presenter, Journalist)
Claudia Fernandez Valdivia
1
Birthdate: January 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: La Paz
 22 
Fabiana Hurtado
(Beauty pageant contestant, Model)
Fabiana Hurtado
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1998 AD
Birthplace: San Ignacio de Velasco
 23 
Víctor Paz Estenssoro
(Politician)
Víctor Paz Estenssoro
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 2, 1907
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Tarija
Died: June 7, 2001
 24 
Oscar Ichazo
(Writer, Scientist)
Oscar Ichazo
3
Birthdate: July 24, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bolivia
Died: March 26, 2020
 25 
Simon Breitfuss Kammerlander
(Alpine skier)
Simon Breitfuss Kammerlander
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 29, 1992
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tyrol
 26 
Hernán Siles Zuazo
(Politician)
Hernán Siles Zuazo
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 21, 1914
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: La Paz
Died: August 6, 1996
 27 
Pato Hoffmann
(Actor)
Pato Hoffmann
3
Birthdate: August 23, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Paz
 28 
Eva Copa
(Politician)
Eva Copa
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: January 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: El Alto
 29 
Juana Manuela Gorriti
(Writer, Journalist)
Juana Manuela Gorriti
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 15, 1818
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Rosario de la Frontera
Died: November 6, 1892
 30 
Cristian Mercado
(Bolivian Actor)
Cristian Mercado
2
Birthplace: La Paz
 31 
Jose Luis Tejada Sorzano
(Politician, Lawyer)
Jose Luis Tejada Sorzano
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 12, 1882
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Paz
Died: October 4, 1938
 32 
Eugen Gomringer
(Poet)
Eugen Gomringer
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 20, 1925
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Cachuela Esperanza
 33 
Jessica Jordan
(Politician, model)
Jessica Jordan
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bath
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 34 
Juan Carlos Aduviri
(Actor)
Juan Carlos Aduviri
3
Birthdate: February 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: El Alto
 35 
Wálter Guevara
(Statesman)
Wálter Guevara
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 11, 1912
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ayopaya
Died: June 20, 1996
 36 
Karen Longaric
(Lawyer, professor)
Karen Longaric
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1957 AD
Birthplace: Sucre
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Claudia Arce
(Actress, Singer)
Claudia Arce
1
Birthdate: April 4, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Sucre
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Adela Zamudio
(Poet, Writer)
Adela Zamudio
3
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 11, 1854
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cochabamba
Died: June 2, 1928
 39 
Alfonso Gumucio Dagron
(Poet, Journalist,)
Alfonso Gumucio Dagron
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 31, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: La Paz
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Desiree Duran
(Model, Television presenter)
Desiree Duran
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santa Cruz de la Sierra
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Sonia Falcone
(Painter)
Sonia Falcone
4
Birthdate: March 27, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santa Cruz de la Sierra
 42 
Edmundo Paz Soldan
(Writer)
Edmundo Paz Soldan
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cochabamba
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Branko Marinković
(Minister of Economy and Public Finance of Bolivia (2020–2020))
Branko Marinković
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 21, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santa Cruz de la Sierra
 44 
Luzmila Carpio
(Singer, Diplomat)
Luzmila Carpio
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1949 AD
Birthplace: Potosi Department
 45 
Maria Galindo
(Psychologist, Activist)
Maria Galindo
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: La Paz
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Jaime Mendoza-Nava
(Composer, Conductor)
Jaime Mendoza-Nava
1
Birthdate: December 1, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: La Paz
Died: May 31, 2005
 47 
Jaime Saenz
(Poet)
Jaime Saenz
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 29, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: La Paz
Died: August 16, 1986
 48 
Marcelo Quiroga Santa Cruz
(Writer, Politician)
Marcelo Quiroga Santa Cruz
1
Birthdate: March 13, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cochabamba
Died: July 17, 1980
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Saul Farah
(Boxer)
Saul Farah
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santa Ana del Yacuma
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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María Luisa Ramos Urzagaste
(Diplomat)
María Luisa Ramos Urzagaste
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 21, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bolivia