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 Roger Milla

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

 2 Joel Embiid

Joel Embiid.
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball Player
Birthdate: March 16, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yaounde

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. 

 3 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

 4 Alex Song

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

 5 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.

 6 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

 7 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
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 8 Rigobert Song

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

 11 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

 12 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

 13 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

 14 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

 15 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.

 16 Geremi Njitap

Geremi Njitap
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Cameroonian footballer
Birthdate: December 20, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bafoussam

 17 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

 18 Cédric Doumbé

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

 19 Jean Makoun

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

 20 David Dacko

David Dacko
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of the Central African Republic
Birthdate: March 24, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lobaye, Central African Republic
Died: November 20, 2003

 21 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

 22 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

 23 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

 24 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.

 25 Dany Bill

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

 26 Daphne

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

 27 Steve Longa

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

 28 René Philombe

René Philombe
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: 1930 AD
Birthplace: Ngaoundéré, Cameroon
Died: October 25, 2001

 29 Ferdinand Oyono

Ferdinand Oyono
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: September 14, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Ngoule Makong, Cameroon
Died: June 10, 2010

 30 Moise Fokou

Moise Fokou
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: American football player
Birthdate: August 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cameroon

 31 Samuel Fosso

Samuel Fosso
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Listed In: Photographers
Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: July 17, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kumba, Cameroon

 32 André-Marie Mbida

André-Marie Mbida.
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: January 1, 1917
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cameroon
Died: 1980 AD

 33 Louis Brody

Louis Brody
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: February 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Douala, Cameroon
Died: February 11, 1951

 34 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

 35 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