Famous Chilean Men

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 1 Pedro Pascal

Pedro Pascal
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile

 2 Pablo Neruda

Pablo Neruda
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Famous As: Chilean poet
Birthdate: July 12, 1904
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Parral, Chile
Died: September 23, 1973

Chilean poet-diplomat and politician, Pablo Neruda, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1971. He was a versatile writer and his works include surrealist poems, historical epics, political manifestos, and love poems. He is considered the national poet of Chile. As a politician, he served a term as a senator for the Chilean Communist Party and held several diplomatic positions.

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 3 Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: December 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tocopilla

Chilean professional footballer Alexis Sanchez currently plays for Serie A club Inter Milan and the Chile national team. He plays as a forward. He is Chile’s all-time leading goalscorer and helped Chile win the the 2015 Copa América tournament, marking one of the greatest achievements of his career.

 4 Augusto Pinochet

Augusto Pinochet
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Famous As: Former President of Chile
Birthdate: November 25, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Valparaíso
Died: December 10, 2006
Augusto Pinochet was the president of the Chilean Military Junta from 1973 to 1981. He ousted the elected government of President Salvador Allende through a U.S.-supported coup and became the Chilean President in December 1974. Following this, he persecuted all political opponents and leftists and also advocated for Operation Condor
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 5 Salvador Allende

Salvador Allende
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Famous As: Former President of Chile
Birthdate: June 26, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Died: September 11, 1973
Salvador Allende was a physician who later became the Chilean president, this becoming the first Marxist president of a Latin American nation. His policies included nationalization and collectivization. He committed suicide after delivering a farewell speech over radio, to escape General Augusto Pinochet’s coup to oust him from the government.

 6 Alejandro Jodorowsky

Alejandro Jodorowsky
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: February 17, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tocopilla, Chile

Chilean-French filmmaker and artist, Alejandro Jodorowsky, is best known for his avant-garde films. A multifaceted personality, he is also a novelist, poet, musician, composer, and spiritual guru. His films are filled with surreal images and mysticism. A much-revered figure in international cinema, he is the recipient of the Jack Smith Lifetime Achievement Award from the Chicago Underground Film Festival (CUFF).

 7 Santiago Cabrera

Santiago Cabrera
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: May 5, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Caracas, Venezuela
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 8 Tom Araya

Tom Araya
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: June 6, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Viña del Mar

 9 Claudio Bravo

Claudio Bravo
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Famous As: Football Player
Birthdate: April 13, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Viluco, Chile

 10 José de San Martín

José de San Martín
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Famous As: Military Leader, Politician
Birthdate: February 25, 1778
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Yapeyú
Died: August 17, 1850

José de San Martín was an Argentine general who played an important role in the Spanish American wars of independence. San Martín is considered a national hero of Peru and Argentina. The Order of the Liberator General San Martín, the highest honor conferred by the government of Argentina, was created in his honor.

 11 Sebastian Pinera

Sebastian Pinera
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Famous As: Former Chilean President
Birthdate: December 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Santiago

Chilean president Sebastian Pinera not only boasts of a Harvard doctoral degree but is also a successful businessman, having introduced credit cards to the Chilean public through his company Bancard. His Fundación Futuro works for causes such as energy and water conservation. He is married to his neighbor Cecilia Morel.

 12 Gary Medel

Gary Medel
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: August 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pudahuel, Chile

 13 Arturo Vidal

Arturo Vidal
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: May 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: San Joaquín, Chile

 14 Víctor Jara

Víctor Jara
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Famous As: Teacher, theater director, poet, singer-songwriter and political activist
Birthdate: September 28, 1932
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Lonquén
Died: September 16, 1973

 15 Roberto Bolaño

Roberto Bolaño
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Famous As: Writer, Poet, Journalist, Literary critic
Birthdate: April 28, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santiago
Died: July 15, 2003

 16 Nicolas Jaar

Nicolas Jaar
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Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: January 10, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York City, New York, USA

 17 Marcelo Ríos

Marcelo Ríos
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: December 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santiago

 18 Manuel Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini
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Famous As: Association football manager
Birthdate: September 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile

 19 Fernando González

Fernando González
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 29, 1980
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Santiago

 20 Iván Zamorano

Iván Zamorano
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: January 18, 1967
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile

 21 Claudio Arrau

Claudio Arrau
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Famous As: Pianist
Birthdate: February 6, 1903
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chillán, Chile
Died: June 9, 1991

 22 Mauricio Isla

Mauricio Isla
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Famous As: Chilean footballer
Birthdate: June 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buin

 23 Orlando Letelier

Orlando Letelier
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Famous As: Politician, Diplomat
Birthdate: April 13, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Temuco
Died: September 21, 1976

 24 Horatio Sanz

Horatio Sanz
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 4, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile

 25 Nicolás Massú

Nicolás Massú
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: October 10, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Viña del Mar, Chile

 26 Miguel Serrano

Miguel Serrano
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Famous As: Diplomat, Writer
Birthdate: September 10, 1917
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santiago
Died: February 28, 2009

 27 Cristian Garín

Cristian Garín
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: May 30, 1996
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Arica, Chile

 28 Arath de la Torre

Arath de la Torre
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: March 20, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Cancún, Mexico

 29 Roberto Matta

Roberto Matta
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Famous As: Surrealist Painter
Birthdate: November 11, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Santiago
Died: November 23, 2002

Legendary Chilean painter Roberto Matta is remembered as a significant figure of the abstract expressionist and surrealist art of the 20th century. The Praemium Imperiale-winning artist had initially studied architecture in Santiago and had then worked for Le Corbusier in Paris. His inscape works were influenced by Freud’s psychoanalysis.

 30 Marcelo Salas

Marcelo Salas
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: December 24, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Temuco, Chile

 31 Luis Sepúlveda

Luis Sepúlveda
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 4, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ovalle, Chile
Died: April 16, 2020

 32 Lautaro

Lautaro
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Famous As: Indigenous Leader
Birthdate: 1534 AD
Birthplace: Treguaco, Chile
Died: April 29, 1557

 33 Ricardo Lagos

Ricardo Lagos
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Famous As: Lawyer, Economist, Politician, Professor, Diplomat
Birthdate: March 2, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Santiago

 34 Elías Figueroa

Elías Figueroa
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: October 25, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Valparaíso, Chile

 35 Nicolás Jarry

Nicolás Jarry
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Famous As: Tennis Player
Birthdate: October 11, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile

 36 Mark González

Mark González
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: July 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Durban

Mark González is a Chilean retired football player who was chosen to play three Copa América tournaments during his career. He also represented his national team at the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Renowned for his speed, Mark González helped his national team win their second Copa América Centenario in 2016.

 37 Patricio Aylwin

Patricio Aylwin
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Famous As: Former President of Chile
Birthdate: November 26, 1918
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Viña del Mar
Died: April 19, 2016

 38 Eduardo Frei Montalva

Eduardo Frei Montalva
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Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: January 16, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Died: January 22, 1982

 39 Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle

Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle
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Famous As: Civil engineer, Politician
Birthdate: June 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santiago

 40 Ariel Dorfman

Ariel Dorfman
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Famous As: screenwriter, writer, playwright, journalist
Birthdate: June 6, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Buenos Aires

 41 Andrés Bello

Andrés Bello
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Famous As: Poet, Legislator, Philosopher, Educator, Philologist, Diplomat, Politician, Translator, Writer
Birthdate: November 29, 1781
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Caracas
Died: October 15, 1865

 42 Nicanor Parra

Nicanor Parra
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: September 5, 1914
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Fabian, Chile
Died: January 23, 2018

 43 David Pizarro

David Pizarro
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: September 11, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Valparaíso

 44 Beto Cuevas

Beto Cuevas
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Famous As: Singer, Songwriter
Birthdate: September 12, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Santiago

 45 Alejandro Aravena

Alejandro Aravena
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: June 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile

 46 Andrónico Luksic Abaroa

Andrónico Luksic Abaroa
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: November 5, 1926
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Antofagasta, Chile
Died: August 18, 2005

 47 Vicente Huidobro

Vicente Huidobro
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 10, 1893
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Santiago, Chile
Died: January 2, 1948

 48 Miiko Albornoz

Miiko Albornoz
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: November 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stockholm

 49 Arturo Alessandri Palma

Arturo Alessandri Palma
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Famous As: Political figure
Birthdate: December 20, 1869
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Longavi, Chile
Died: August 24, 1950

 50 Caupolicán

Caupolicán
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Famous As: Leader
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Palmaiquen, Chile
Died: 1558 AD