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

Augusto César SandinoAugusto César Sandino
18 May 1895
Nicaraguan revolutionary Leader

Rubén DaríoRubén Darío
18 January 1867
Poet

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

Ernesto CardenalErnesto Cardenal
20 January 1925
Poet, Revolutionary, Politician, Priest

Arnoldo AlemánArnoldo Alemán
23 January 1946
President of Nicaragua
Enrique BolañosEnrique Bolaños
13 May 1928
Former President of Nicaragua

Román GonzálezRomán González
16 June 1987
Boxer
Francisco FonsecaFrancisco Fonseca
24 March 1994
Boxer

Anastasio Somoza DebayleAnastasio Somoza Debayle
05 December 1925
Politician

Alexis ArguelloAlexis Arguello
19 April 1952
Boxer

Rene AlvaradoRene Alvarado
15 February 1989
Boxer

Felix AlvaradoFelix Alvarado
15 February 1989
Boxer
Rosario MurilloRosario Murillo
22 June 1951
Politician

Oswaldo CastilloOswaldo Castillo
Actor

Luis EnriqueLuis Enrique
28 September 1962
Singer

Luis Somoza DebayleLuis Somoza Debayle
18 November 1922
Politician
Gioconda BelliGioconda Belli
09 December 1948
Poet

Hope PortocarreroHope Portocarrero
28 June 1929
Anastasio Somoza Debayle's wife
Pedro Miguel ArcePedro Miguel Arce
17 June 1976
Actor

Pedro Joaquin Chamorro CardenalPedro Joaquin Chamorro Cardenal
23 September 1924
Journalist

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

Rosendo ÁlvarezRosendo Álvarez
06 May 1970
Boxer
José Santos ZelayaJosé Santos Zelaya
01 November 1853
President

Arturo Cruz Jr.Arturo Cruz Jr.
13 August 1953
Diplomat

Tomás BorgeTomás Borge
13 August 1930
Statesman
Humberto OrtegaHumberto Ortega
10 January 1947
Writer

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Juan Bautista SacasaJuan Bautista Sacasa
21 December 1874
Political figure
Sergio RamírezSergio Ramírez
05 August 1942
Former Vice President of Nicaragua

Claribel AlegríaClaribel Alegría
12 May 1924
Poet

Cristofer RosalesCristofer Rosales
06 October 1994
Boxer

Hernaldo ZúñigaHernaldo Zúñiga
02 June 1955
Singer-songwriter
Zoilamerica Ortega MurilloZoilamerica Ortega Murillo
1967 AD
Consultant
Nastassja BolivarNastassja Bolivar
24 October 1988
Actress

Arlen SiuArlen Siu
15 July 1955
Singer-songwriter

Adolfo CaleroAdolfo Calero
22 December 1931
Businessman

Claudia Chamorro BarriosClaudia Chamorro Barrios
1952 AD
Writer
Xiomara BlandinoXiomara Blandino
10 September 1984
Beauty pageant contestant

Camilo MejiaCamilo Mejia
28 August 1975
United States Army

Lillian MolieriLillian Molieri
18 January 1925
Actress

Dora María TéllezDora María Téllez
21 November 1955
Historian

Emiliano Chamorro VargasEmiliano Chamorro Vargas
11 May 1871
Political Leader
Eddie GazoEddie Gazo
12 September 1950
Boxer

June BeerJune Beer
14 May 1935
Artist
Nora AstorgaNora Astorga
10 December 1948
Lawyer

Fabio Gadea MantillaFabio Gadea Mantilla
09 November 1931
Journalist

Daisy ZamoraDaisy Zamora
20 June 1950
Poet
Carlos BuitragoCarlos Buitrago
16 December 1991
Boxer

Marina JacobyMarina Jacoby
03 August 1995
Model
Adriana PaniaguaAdriana Paniagua
24 November 1995
Model

Byron RojasByron Rojas
23 June 1990
Boxer

Fernando CardenalFernando Cardenal
26 January 1934
Theologian

Jose Coronel UrtechoJose Coronel Urtecho
28 February 1906
Poet

Pablo Antonio CuadraPablo Antonio Cuadra
04 November 1912
Essayist
Katia CardenalKatia Cardenal
19 June 1963
Singer-songwriter

Daniela TorresDaniela Torres
22 January 1990
Model

Isabel UrcuyoIsabel Urcuyo
31 July 1924
Diplomat

José AlfaroJosé Alfaro
22 November 1983
Boxer
Martha Elena Ruiz SevillaMartha Elena Ruiz Sevilla
Politician

Juliet HookerJuliet Hooker
Political scientist
Salomon de la SelvaSalomon de la Selva
20 March 1893
Poet

María Teresa SánchezMaría Teresa Sánchez
15 October 1918
Poet

Alfonso CortesAlfonso Cortes
09 December 1893
Poet
Edith GrønEdith Grøn
19 February 1917
Sculptor

Omar CabezasOmar Cabezas
09 December 1950
Author
Farah EslaquitFarah Eslaquit
15 December 1991
Model

Julia MenaJulia Mena
03 April 1950
Politician

Jesus RojasJesus Rojas
15 June 1950
Leader
Sofía MontenegroSofía Montenegro
15 February 1954
Journalist

Julio GamboaJulio Gamboa
15 December 1971
Boxer
Roberto Vargas poetRoberto Vargas poet
24 February 1941
Poet

Christianne Meneses JacobsChristianne Meneses Jacobs
28 March 1971
Writer

Lila T. AbaunzaLila T. Abaunza
29 January 1929
First lady

Lya BarriozLya Barrioz
08 June 1970
Singer
Marcela ZamoraMarcela Zamora
1980 AD
Director
Berenice QuezadaBerenice Quezada
28 September 1993
Model

Josefa Toledo de AguerriJosefa Toledo de Aguerri
21 April 1866
Writer

Karla MorenoKarla Moreno
15 March 1988
Weightlifter

Luis Alberto PerezLuis Alberto Perez
06 April 1978
Boxer
Scharllette Allen MosesScharllette Allen Moses
18 September 1991
Beauty pageant contestant

Adonis RivasAdonis Rivas
07 December 1972
Boxer

Salvador CardenalSalvador Cardenal
06 October 1960
Songwriter

Miguel LarreynagaMiguel Larreynaga
29 April 1771
Philosopher

Mónica BaltodanoMónica Baltodano
14 August 1954
Politician
Indiana SánchezIndiana Sánchez
03 August 1987
Model

Román y Reyes, Víctor ManuelRomán y Reyes, Víctor Manuel
13 October 1872
president of Nicaragua
Emilio Álvarez MontalvánEmilio Álvarez Montalván
31 July 1919
Ophthalmologist

Adriana DornAdriana Dorn
30 December 1986
Beauty pageant contestant
Ileana RodríguezIleana Rodríguez
08 October 1939
Educator
Joaquin PasosJoaquin Pasos
14 May 1914
Poet