Whether you are looking for a backpacking adventure or an exotic escape or just wish to brush up on your general intelligence quotient, having Nicaragua on your list will expose you to a world of new possibilities and newer perceptions. Boasting of indigenous history, culture and cuisine this ‘land of lakes and volcanoes’ has plenty of attractions to offer to anyone who has the nerve and the verve to explore this tropical hotspot. Besides its jaw-dropping Colonial architecture, picturesque volcanic landscape, spine-chilling past, and warm-hearted locals, Nicaragua ranks high when it comes to its reservoir of talented and famous men and women. That is right! From politics to literature, the Nicaraguans have stamped their excellence in myriad fields and how. Without further ado, let us explore the treasury of famous Nicaraguans and discover all about their lives, trials, and tribulations through their timelines, trivia, and facts chronicled in their biographies below.
Bianca JaggerBianca Jagger
02 May 1945
Actress
Daniel OrtegaDaniel Ortega
11 November 1945
President of Nicaragua

Ricardo MayorgaRicardo Mayorga
03 October 1973
Professional Boxer, MMA

Enrique BolañosEnrique Bolaños
13 May 1928
Former President of Nicaragua

Augusto César SandinoAugusto César Sandino
18 May 1895
Nicaraguan revolutionary Leader

Violeta ChamorroVioleta Chamorro
18 October 1929
Political leader
Anastasio Somoza GarcíaAnastasio Somoza García
01 February 1896
President of Nicaragua

Rubén DaríoRubén Darío
18 January 1867
Poet

Arnoldo AlemánArnoldo Alemán
23 January 1946
President of Nicaragua
Ernesto CardenalErnesto Cardenal
20 January 1925
Poet, Revolutionary, Politician, Priest

Anastasio Somoza DebayleAnastasio Somoza Debayle
05 December 1925
Politician
Alexis ArguelloAlexis Arguello
19 April 1952
Boxer

Román GonzálezRomán González
16 June 1987
Boxer

Francisco FonsecaFrancisco Fonseca
24 March 1994
Boxer

Rosario MurilloRosario Murillo
22 June 1951
Politician

Pedro Joaquin Chamorro CardenalPedro Joaquin Chamorro Cardenal
23 September 1924
Journalist
Luis EnriqueLuis Enrique
28 September 1962
Singer

Nastassja BolivarNastassja Bolivar
24 October 1988
Actress

Luis Somoza DebayleLuis Somoza Debayle
18 November 1922
Politician

Arturo Cruz Jr.Arturo Cruz Jr.
13 August 1953
Diplomat
Gioconda BelliGioconda Belli
09 December 1948
Poet

Hope PortocarreroHope Portocarrero
28 June 1929
Anastasio Somoza Debayle's wife
Zoilamerica Ortega MurilloZoilamerica Ortega Murillo
1967 AD
Consultant

José Santos ZelayaJosé Santos Zelaya
01 November 1853
President

Pedro Miguel ArcePedro Miguel Arce
17 June 1976
Actor
Dora María TéllezDora María Téllez
21 November 1955
Historian

Claudia Chamorro BarriosClaudia Chamorro Barrios
1952 AD
Writer
Oswaldo CastilloOswaldo Castillo
Actor

Felix AlvaradoFelix Alvarado
15 February 1989
Boxer

Rigoberto López PérezRigoberto López Pérez
13 May 1929
Poet
Tony MeléndezTony Meléndez
09 January 1962
Guitar player

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Sergio RamírezSergio Ramírez
05 August 1942
Former Vice President of Nicaragua
Xiomara BlandinoXiomara Blandino
10 September 1984
Beauty pageant contestant

Tomás BorgeTomás Borge
13 August 1930
Statesman

Humberto OrtegaHumberto Ortega
10 January 1947
Writer

Claribel AlegríaClaribel Alegría
12 May 1924
Poet
Juan Bautista SacasaJuan Bautista Sacasa
21 December 1874
Political figure
Cristofer RosalesCristofer Rosales
06 October 1994
Boxer

Rosendo ÁlvarezRosendo Álvarez
06 May 1970
Boxer

Camilo MejiaCamilo Mejia
28 August 1975
United States Army

Hernaldo ZúñigaHernaldo Zúñiga
02 June 1955
Singer-songwriter
Arlen SiuArlen Siu
15 July 1955
Singer-songwriter

Marina JacobyMarina Jacoby
03 August 1995
Model

Adolfo CaleroAdolfo Calero
22 December 1931
Businessman

Emiliano Chamorro VargasEmiliano Chamorro Vargas
11 May 1871
Political Leader

Adriana PaniaguaAdriana Paniagua
24 November 1995
Model
Lillian MolieriLillian Molieri
18 January 1925
Actress

Rene AlvaradoRene Alvarado
15 February 1989
Boxer
Carlos BuitragoCarlos Buitrago
16 December 1991
Boxer

Daniela TorresDaniela Torres
22 January 1990
Model

Fabio Gadea MantillaFabio Gadea Mantilla
09 November 1931
Journalist
Lila T. AbaunzaLila T. Abaunza
29 January 1929
First lady

Farah EslaquitFarah Eslaquit
15 December 1991
Model
Pablo Antonio CuadraPablo Antonio Cuadra
04 November 1912
Essayist

Nora AstorgaNora Astorga
10 December 1948
Lawyer

June BeerJune Beer
14 May 1935
Artist

Byron RojasByron Rojas
23 June 1990
Boxer

Katia CardenalKatia Cardenal
19 June 1963
Singer-songwriter
Fernando CardenalFernando Cardenal
26 January 1934
Theologian

Daisy ZamoraDaisy Zamora
20 June 1950
Poet

Isabel UrcuyoIsabel Urcuyo
31 July 1924
Diplomat

Martha Elena Ruiz SevillaMartha Elena Ruiz Sevilla
Politician
Eddie GazoEddie Gazo
12 September 1950
Boxer

Berenice QuezadaBerenice Quezada
28 September 1993
Model
Julia MenaJulia Mena
03 April 1950
Politician

Jose Coronel UrtechoJose Coronel Urtecho
28 February 1906
Poet

José AlfaroJosé Alfaro
22 November 1983
Boxer
Adriana DornAdriana Dorn
30 December 1986
Beauty pageant contestant

Salomon de la SelvaSalomon de la Selva
20 March 1893
Poet
María Teresa SánchezMaría Teresa Sánchez
15 October 1918
Poet

Omar CabezasOmar Cabezas
09 December 1950
Author

Mónica BaltodanoMónica Baltodano
14 August 1954
Politician
Jesus RojasJesus Rojas
15 June 1950
Leader

Román y Reyes, Víctor ManuelRomán y Reyes, Víctor Manuel
13 October 1872
president of Nicaragua
Indiana SánchezIndiana Sánchez
03 August 1987
Model

Scharllette Allen MosesScharllette Allen Moses
18 September 1991
Beauty pageant contestant

Sofía MontenegroSofía Montenegro
15 February 1954
Journalist

Julio GamboaJulio Gamboa
15 December 1971
Boxer
Alfonso CortesAlfonso Cortes
09 December 1893
Poet
Juliet HookerJuliet Hooker
Political scientist

Marianela LacayoMarianela Lacayo
20 March 1981
Model

Edith GrønEdith Grøn
19 February 1917
Sculptor

Roberto VargasRoberto Vargas
24 February 1941
Poet
Salvador CardenalSalvador Cardenal
06 October 1960
Songwriter

Josefa Toledo de AguerriJosefa Toledo de Aguerri
21 April 1866
Writer

Yolanda BlancoYolanda Blanco
31 October 1954
Poet

Luis Alberto PerezLuis Alberto Perez
06 April 1978
Boxer

Lya BarriozLya Barrioz
08 June 1970
Singer
Ana CateAna Cate
05 August 1991
Football player

Christianne Meneses JacobsChristianne Meneses Jacobs
28 March 1971
Writer
Emilio Álvarez MontalvánEmilio Álvarez Montalván
31 July 1919
Ophthalmologist

Dixon FloresDixon Flores
02 July 1994
Boxer
Omar D'LeónOmar D'León
1929 AD
Poet
Francisco MayorgaFrancisco Mayorga
1949 AD
Economist