2 Mariano Rivera(Baseball player)
Mariano Rivera is a Panamanian-American former baseball player who played for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). A five-time World Series champion and thirteen-time All-Star, Rivera was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2019. He is also considered one of the most dominant relievers in the history of the major league.
3 Rod Carew(First Baseman, Second Baseman and coach)
4 Rubén Blades(Musician)
5 El General(Musician)
6 Manuel Noriega(Former Panamanian Dictator)
Panamanian politician and military officer, Manuel Noriega, was the de facto ruler of Panama from 1983 to 1989. As an army man, he overthrew President Arnulfo Arias in a coup in 1968 and became the de facto ruler of Panama a few years later. He was a controversial leader and his rule has been described as a dictatorship.
7 Omar Torrijos(Elected official)
9 Ramon Fonseca Mora(Politician)
10 Román Torres(Footballer)
11 Rolando Blackman(Basketball player)
12 Juan Carlos Varela(Entrepreneur)
13 Billy Cobham(Drummer)
14 Rubén Tejada(Baseball player)
15 Jaime Penedo(Association football player)
16 Felipe Baloy(Football player - Defender)
17 Manny Sanguillén(Baseball player)
18 Guillermo Endara(President of Panama)
Guillermo Endara was the president of Panama from 1989 to 1994. A lawyer by qualification, he has served as a member of Panama's National Assembly in the past. As the president, he abolished the Panamanian military, replacing it with a national police force. While his tenure saw steady economic growth, it was also marred by internal fighting.
19 Juan Williams(Journalist)
20 Ed Cota(Basketball player)
21 Blas Pérez(Panamanian footballer)
22 Eusebio Pedroza(Boxer)
23 Martín Torrijos(Politician)
Former Panamanian president Martín Torrijos was born out of an illegitimate relationship of military ruler Omar Torrijos and was disowned by his father till his teenage years. While studying in the U.S., he had also worked at McDonald's. His reforms include major changes in his country’s pensions and social security.
24 Johan Camargo(Baseball player)
26 Carlos Ruiz(Baseball player)
27 Joey Montana(Singer)
28 Ricardo Martinelli(Former President of Panama)
Ricardo Martinelli is a Panamanian businessman and politician.From 2009 to 2014, he served as the president of Panama and his presidency witnessed steady economic growth in the country. Martinelli came up with several measures to decrease poverty. He increased the minimum wage and introduced measures to tackle unemployment.