Find out more about the greatest Nicaraguan, including Daniel Ortega, Ricardo Mayorga, Augusto César Sandino, Violeta Chamorro and Rubén Darío.

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.
Daniel OrtegaDaniel Ortega
(President of Nicaragua)

11 November 1945

Ricardo MayorgaRicardo Mayorga
(Professional Boxer, MMA)

03 October 1973

Augusto César SandinoAugusto César Sandino
(Nicaraguan revolutionary Leader)

18 May 1895

Violeta ChamorroVioleta Chamorro
(Political leader)

18 October 1929

Rubén DaríoRubén Darío
(Poet)

18 January 1867

Anastasio Somoza GarcíaAnastasio Somoza García
(President of Nicaragua)

01 February 1896

Enrique BolañosEnrique Bolaños
(Former President of Nicaragua)

13 May 1928

Arnoldo AlemánArnoldo Alemán
(President of Nicaragua)

23 January 1946

Ernesto CardenalErnesto Cardenal
(Poet, Revolutionary, Politician, Priest)

20 January 1925

Anastasio Somoza DebayleAnastasio Somoza Debayle
(Politician)

05 December 1925

Claribel AlegríaClaribel Alegría
(Poet, Journalist)

12 May 1924