Famous People Born In Málaga

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Pablo Picasso
(One of the Most Influential Artists of the 20th Century and Co-Founder of the 'Cubist Movement')
Pablo Picasso
78
Birthdate: October 25, 1881
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: April 8, 1973

Pablo Picasso was a renowned artist whose paintings sell by millions of dollars at auctions even today, many years after his death. With masterful strokes, attractive shades and rich textures, Picasso created some of the most visually impressive arts of the 20th century. While exploring new styles and experimenting with different techniques, Picasso co-founded Cubist art style and co-invented collage.

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Antonio Banderas
(Best Known for Playing 'Zorro' in the Eponymous Film Series)
Antonio Banderas
34
Birthdate: August 10, 1960
Sun Sign: Leo

One of the most popular Spanish-American actors of all time, Antonio Banderas has made a name for himself in Hollywood. Apart from being a successful actor, he is also an accomplished businessman. A perfume industry veteran, Antonio Banderas has been working with the fragrance and beauty company Puig for several years and is the brand's most popular representative.

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Mabel
(Singer-songwriter)
Mabel
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 20, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces

Born to a music producer father, Cameron McVey, and a singer mother, Neneh Cherry, Mabel McVey was destined to make a career in music. The English singer-songwriter debuted on SoundCloud with her track Know Me Better. It is believed she had initially used music as a therapy for her anxiety.

 4 
Miguel Herrán
(Actor)
Miguel Herrán
20
Birthdate: April 25, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
 5 
Brahim Díaz
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder)
Brahim Díaz
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 6 
Maggie Civantos
(Actress)
Maggie Civantos
3
Birthdate: December 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 7 
Jesús Franco
(Filmmaker Known for Low-Budget Exploitation and B-Movies)
Jesús Franco
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Birthdate: May 12, 1930
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 2, 2013

Spanish director, screenwriter, producer, actor, cinematographer, editor, musician and composer Jesús Franco Manera, considered as a cult director by both critics and public, is most reputed as a director of exploitation and B-movies. His expansive career spanning over five decades saw him writing, directing, producing and acting in around 173 feature films.

 8 
Pablo Alborán
(Spanish Pop Singer Best Known for His Singles ‘Perdóname’ and ‘Solamente Tú')
Pablo Alborán
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini

Pablo Alborán is a Spanish singer-songwriter and musician. He developed a love for music at a young age and learned to play several instruments. He began his career playing with a Flamenco band and has since pursued a successful solo career. He has been nominated for several Latin Grammy Awards. He openly came out as homosexual in 2020. 

 9 
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
(Spanish Professional Tennis Player)
Alejandro Davidovich Fokina
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 5, 1999
Sun Sign: Gemini

Known as much for his tennis skills as for his signature blonde-brown hair, Alejandro Davidovich Fokina, or Foki, was born to Russian parents in Spain and had begun playing tennis at age 3. In the wake of pet abandonment during COVID-19, he launched his pet-adoption program, Adoptas, on social media.

 10 
Jack Harper
(Spanish Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Jack Harper
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 28, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces

Born to Scottish parents in Spain, Jack Harper began his youth football career with Fuengirola, before moving on to Real Madrid. However, he still continued to play for the Scottish international-level youth teams. It’s believed his parents moved to Spain on a camper van, after a 22-day road trip from Scotland.

 11 
Miguel Ángel Jiménez
(Spanish Professional Golfer)
Miguel Ángel Jiménez
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 5, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 12 
Dani Rovira
(Comedian Actor)
Dani Rovira
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Birthdate: November 1, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 13 
Solomon ibn Gabirol
(Andalusian Poet and Jewish Philosopher in the Neo-Platonic Tradition)
Solomon ibn Gabirol
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1021 AD
Died: 1070 AD

A prominent figure of the Hebrew school of poetry and a Neoplatonic philosopher, Solomon ibn Gabirol lived during the Jewish Golden Age of Spain. His works include elegies, religious and secular poems, proverbs, and philosophical treatises. Legends claim that he was either murdered by another poet or by a horseman.

 14 
Ruy López de Villalobos
(Explorer Who Sailed the Pacific From Mexico to Establish a Permanent Foothold for Spain)
Ruy López de Villalobos
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1500 AD
Died: April 4, 1544
 15 
Marisol
(Singer Actress)
Marisol
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: February 4, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 16 
José Ruiz y Blasco
(Painter)
José Ruiz y Blasco
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Birthdate: April 12, 1838
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: May 3, 1913

Spanish painter and art teacher José Ruiz y Blasco was best known as the father of legendary artist Pablo Picasso. Most of his works are depictions of landscapes or doves and pigeons in their natural habitat. He also specialized in still lifes. In his later years, he taught at La Lonja.

 17 
Azahara Muñoz
(Spanish Professional Golfer)
Azahara Muñoz
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 19, 1987
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 18 
Antonio de la Torre
(Actor)
Antonio de la Torre
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Birthdate: January 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 19 
Princess Victoria of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
(Noblewoman)
Princess Victoria of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 17, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
 20 
Marisol
(Sculptor)
Marisol
1
Birthdate: May 22, 1930
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 30, 2016
 21 
Pablo López
(Singer)
Pablo López
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 11, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
 22 
Antonio Cánovas del Castillo
(Former Prime Minister of Spain (1895 - 1897))
Antonio Cánovas del Castillo
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 8, 1828
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 8, 1897

While he initially studied law, Antonio Cánovas del Castillo showed a marked interest in history and politics, too. The six-time prime minister of Spain led the Conservative Party. As a historian, he had penned works such as History of the Decline of Spain. He was assassinated by an Italian anarchist.

 23 
Daniel Pacheco
(Association football player)
Daniel Pacheco
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 24 
Pablo Pineda
(Actor)
Pablo Pineda
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Birthdate: 1974 AD
 25 
Pepe Romero
(Guitarist)
Pepe Romero
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 8, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces

Pepe Romero is a Spanish guitarist who has performed as a classical and flamenco soloist around the world. Counted among the best, Romero has also played for influential personalities like James Earl Carter Jr., Richard Nixon, and Pope John Paul II. His contributions have inspired composers to write exclusively for him. Romero has won several prestigious awards around the world.

 26 
Natalia Padilla
(Polish Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Natalia Padilla
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 6, 2002
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 27 
Carlos Cabezas
(Spanish Basketball Player Who Plays as a Point Guard)
Carlos Cabezas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 14, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 28 
Ángel Guirado
(Spanish-born Filipino Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Ángel Guirado
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Ángel Guirado is a Spanish-born Filipino football player who plays as a forward for the Philippines national football team. In 2013, he helped his team win the Philippine Peace Cup. Over the course of his career, Ángel Guirado has also played for numerous clubs like Córdoba, Ronda, and Global.  

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Pablo Ganet
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Pablo Ganet
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 4, 1994
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 30 
Hans Brausewetter
(Actor)
Hans Brausewetter
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Birthdate: May 27, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 29, 1945
 31 
Antonio Carlos Ortega
(Former Spanish Handball Player and the Current Head Coach of FC Barcelona)
Antonio Carlos Ortega
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 11, 1971
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Serafín Estébanez Calderón
(Author)
Serafín Estébanez Calderón
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 27, 1799
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: February 5, 1867
 33 
Marta López
(Spanish Handball Player)
Marta López
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 4, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Javier Conde
(Spanish Bullfighter)
Javier Conde
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 19, 1975
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Renate Brausewetter
(Actress)
Renate Brausewetter
2
Birthdate: October 1, 1905
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 20, 2006