Cameroonian

Find out more about the greatest Cameroonian, including Paul Biya, Ahmadou Ahidjo, Mongo Beti, André-Marie Mbida and Allan Nyom.

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 1 Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: March 16, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon

The seven-foot-tall Cameroonian basketball player has been part of the Philadelphia team since his NBA debut in 2016-17. Joel Embiid who plays in the power forward position has the honor of being chosen to the All-Star team three times. 

 2 Pascal Siakam

Pascal Siakam.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: April 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon

 3 Paul Biya

Paul Biya.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Cameroon
Birthdate: February 13, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mvomeka'a

Paul Biya is a Cameroonian politician and the current president of Cameroon. Serving as Cameroon's president since 1982, Biya is Africa's second-longest-ruling president. He is also Africa's oldest head-of-state and the world's longest-ruling non-royal leader. Despite claims that most of his presidential elections were rigged, Paul Biya continues to serve as president of Cameroon.

 4 Roger Milla

Roger Milla.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: May 20, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yaoundé

 5 Luc Mbah a Moute

Luc Mbah a Moute.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: September 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon

 6 Alex Song

Alex Song
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: September 9, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon

Alex Song is a Cameroonian football player who has played for popular teams like Arsenal and Barcelona. He has also represented his national team in important tournaments like the 2010 and 2014 World Cups. Alex Song’s performance in the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations made him the only player from Cameroon to be named in the Team of the Tournament.

 7 Carlos Takam

Carlos Takam
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: December 6, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
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 8 Alain Ngalani

Alain Ngalani
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: July 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon

 9 Manu Dibango

Manu Dibango
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: December 12, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Died: March 24, 2020

 10 Issa Hayatou

Issa Hayatou
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Athlete, Sports Administrator
Birthdate: August 9, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Garoua, Cameroon

 11 Idriss Carlos Kameni

Idriss Carlos Kameni
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: February 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Douala

 12 Rigobert Song

Rigobert Song
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: July 1, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cameroon

 13 Sébastien Bassong

Sébastien Bassong
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: July 9, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Paris

 14 D. J. Strawberry

D. J. Strawberry
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: June 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 15 Allan Nyom

Allan Nyom
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: May 10, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine

 16 Jean-Alain Boumsong

Jean-Alain Boumsong
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: December 14, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Douala

 17 Ahmadou Ahidjo

Ahmadou Ahidjo.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First President of Cameroon
Birthdate: August 24, 1924
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Garoua
Died: November 30, 1989

Ahmadou Ahidjo was a Cameroonian politician who served as the first president of Cameroon from 1960 to 1982. He played an important role in helping Cameroon attain independence from France. He also played a major role in reuniting the English and French-speaking parts of the country. Ahmadou Ahidjo is also credited with establishing a centralized political system in Cameroon.

 18 Fernand Lopez

Fernand Lopez
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: November 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lekié, Cameroon

 19 Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam

Hassan N'Dam N'Jikam
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: February 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yaounde, Cameroon

 20 Sakio Bika

Sakio Bika
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: April 18, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon

 21 Cédric Doumbé

Cédric Doumbé
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Kickboxer
Birthdate: August 30, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cameroon

 22 Cyrus Kouandjio

Cyrus Kouandjio
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American Football player
Birthdate: July 21, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cameroon

 23 Sokoudjou

Sokoudjou
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed Martial Artist
Birthdate: April 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cameroon Hom'la, Cameroon

 24 Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: September 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Batié, Cameroon Batié, Cameroon

Francis Ngannou is a Cameroonian MMA fighter who currently competes in the Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) heavyweight division. The current UFC Heavyweight Champion, Ngannou is renowned for his heavy punches and is the hardest recorded puncher of all time. Ngannou is also known for his philanthropic efforts; the Francis Ngannou Foundation aims at helping young people train in a gym.

 25 Jean Makoun

Jean Makoun
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: March 29, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yaoundé

 26 Samuel Eto'o

Samuel Eto'o
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: March 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon

 27 Apoula Edel

Apoula Edel
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Yaoundé

 28 Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua

Jonathan Tchamwa Tchatchoua
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: April 21, 1999
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon

 29 Francis Bebey

Francis Bebey
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: July 15, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Died: May 28, 2001

 30 Ben Mbala

Ben Mbala
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: July 13, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon

 31 Dencia

Dencia
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cameroon

 32 Landry Nnoko

Landry Nnoko
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: April 9, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon

 33 Ruben Boumtje-Boumtje

Ruben Boumtje-Boumtje
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edéa, Cameroon

 34 Marc-Vivien Foé

Marc-Vivien Foé
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: May 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Yaoundé
Died: June 26, 2003

 35 Paul Eboua

Paul Eboua
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: February 15, 2000
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon

 36 Simon Mol

Simon Mol
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Famous As: Journalist, Activist
Birthdate: November 6, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Buea, Cameroon
Died: October 10, 2008

 37 Dany Bill

Dany Bill
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Kickboxer
Birthdate: April 28, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon

 38 Benoît Assou-Ekotto

Benoît Assou-Ekotto
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: March 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Arras

 39 Mongo Beti

Mongo Beti.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 30, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cameroon
Died: October 8, 2001

Cameroonian writer Mongo Beti is remembered for his controversial satirical novels such as Le Pauvre Christ de Bomba. Expelled from his missionary school in Mbalmayo for his vocal nature, he later studied at the Sorbonne. His works also spoke about colonialism, negritude, and the ill-effects of French Catholic missionary activities.

 40 Jeanne-Irène Biya

Jeanne-Irène Biya
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First Lady
Birthdate: October 12, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cameroon
Died: July 29, 1992

 41 Irma

Irma
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer Songwriter
Birthdate: July 15, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon

 42 Alfred Aboya

Alfred Aboya
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: January 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon

 43 Steve Longa

Steve Longa
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: September 29, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Cameroon

 44 Charlotte Dipanda

Charlotte Dipanda
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-Songwriter
Birthdate: July 18, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yaoundé, Cameroon

 45 Kenny Kadji

Kenny Kadji
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon

 46 Daphne

Daphne
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 20, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ndu, Cameroon Ndu, Cameroon

 47 Blaise Yepmou

Blaise Yepmou
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Boxer
Birthdate: January 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon

 48 Charles Atangana

Charles Atangana
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: 1880 AD
Birthplace: Mvolyé, Yaoundé, Cameroon
Died: September 1, 1943

 49 Emilia Monjowa Lifaka

Emilia Monjowa Lifaka
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 11, 1959
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Fako (department) Fako, Cameroon
Died: April 20, 2021

 50 Lady Ponce

Lady Ponce
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 24, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mbalmayo, Cameroon