2 Alexis Sanchez(Footballer)
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.
3 Pablo Neruda(Chilean poet)
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.
4 Isabel Allende(Writer)
5 Cote de Pablo(Actress)
Cote de Pablo is a Chilean-American singer and actress. She is best known for playing Ziva David in the popular action police procedural TV series NCIS. After co-hosting episodes of a Latin-American talk show titled Control, at the age of 15, Cote de Pablo went on to establish herself as a successful actress and musician.
6 Augusto Pinochet(Former President of Chile)
7 Lorenza Izzo(Actress)
8 Arturo Vidal(Footballer)
9 Salvador Allende(Former President of Chile)
10 Santiago Cabrera(Actor)
11 Alejandro Jodorowsky(Director)
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).
12 Claudio Bravo(Football Player)
13 Leonor Varela(Actress)
14 Michelle Bachelet(32nd and 34th President of Chile)
15 José de San Martín(Military Leader, Politician)
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.
16 Don Francisco(Best known for hosting the former variety shows Sábado Gigante and Don Francisco Presenta)
17 Víctor Jara(Former theatre director and neo-folk singer who was in the music group Cuncumen)
18 Sebastian Pinera(Former Chilean President)
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.
19 Gabriela Mistral(Chilean poet)
Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet and educator Lucila Godoy Alcayaga was better known by her pseudonym, Gabriela Mistral. The suicide of her first love inspired her poem Dolor. Her diplomatic assignments later took her to places such as Madrid and Lisbon. She is remembered for her emotional verses and her feminism.
20 Mon Laferte(Singer known for her musical versatility, having composed songs in a wide variety of genres such as pop, rock)
21 Gary Medel(Football player)
22 Nicolas Jaar(Composer)
23 Roberto Bolaño(Writer known for the novel Los detectives salvajes (The Savage Detectives), the novella Nocturno de Chile (By Night in Chile), and, posthumously, the novel 2666)
24 Violeta Parra(Composer)
25 Horatio Sanz(Actor)
26 Marcelo Ríos(Former Tennis player who was the first Latin American player to reach the top position on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) singles rankings in March 1998)
27 Manuel Pellegrini(Association football manager)
28 Claudio Arrau(Pianist)
29 Marcelo Salas(Football player)
30 Nicolás Massú(Tennis player)
31 Ana Tijoux(Singer)
32 Felicia Montealegre(Actress)
Felicia Montealegre was a Chilean actress whose professional achievements were overshadowed by her personal life, thanks to her marriage with popular American conductor, composer, and pianist Leonard Bernstein. She was married to Bernstein from 1951 until her death in 1978.
33 Sammis Reyes(Basketball player, American football player)
34 Orlando Letelier(Politician, Diplomat)
35 Iván Zamorano(Football player)
36 Paloma Mami(Singer)
Chilean-American singer Paloma Mami first gained fame with the reality show Rojo, el color del talento. She then became the first Chilean singer to seal a contract with Sony Music Latin. She has universal following, as she sings in both Spanish and English, and mingles Latin R&B with pop and trap.
37 Fernando González(Tennis player)
38 Roberto Matta(Surrealist Painter)
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.
39 Lautaro(Indigenous Leader)
40 Cristian Garín(Tennis Player)
41 Luis Sepúlveda(Writer)
42 Mauricio Isla(Chilean footballer)
43 Elías Figueroa(Footballer)
44 Miguel Serrano(Diplomat, Writer)
45 Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle(Civil engineer, Politician)
46 Ricardo Lagos(Lawyer, Economist, Politician, Professor, Diplomat)
47 Patricio Aylwin(30th President of Chile)
48 Matías Novoa(Actor, Model)
49 Ariel Dorfman(screenwriter, writer, playwright, journalist)
50 Mark González(Footballer)
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.