Find out more about the greatest Peruvian, including Lina Medina, Isabel Allende, Pilar Pallete, Mario Vargas Llosa and Juliane Koepcke.

Peru is the one-stop destination for travellers who like it all in their single holiday - spectacular scenery, glowing sunsets, sophisticated culture, wildest landscape, oldest civilization and finest and urbane construction. From the snow-capped Andean peaks to the deep Amazon rainforests, from the deeply-guarded traditions to the bustling urbane nightlife, Peru offers everyone a never-experienced-before dream vacation. But know that it is but a side of Peru - the country has been home to numerous renowned musicians, sports stars, actors, scientists, authors who have contributed through their personal endeavours. Prominent Peruvian sports personnel include Paolo Guerrero, Nolberto Solano, Cecilia Tait, Juan Manuel Vargas, Kina Malpartida and so on. This apart, Peru has been the address of other internationally famous Peruvians such as Oscar nominated writer/director Claudia Llosa, photographer Mario Testino, surfer Sofia Mulanovich, chef and restaurateur Gaston Acurio, economists Hernando de Soto, singer Juan Diego Florez, diplomat Javier Perez de Cuellar and Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa. Go through this segment and find out in detail about the famous Peruvians and their life. Their impressive profile and noteworthy contribution is sure to leave you spellbound.
Lina MedinaLina Medina
(World's Youngest Mother)

23 September 1933

Pilar PalletePilar Pallete
(Actress)

03 September 1928

Isabel AllendeIsabel Allende
(Writer)

02 August 1942

Mario Vargas LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
(Writer)

28 March 1936

Alberto FujimoriAlberto Fujimori
(Former President of Peru)

28 July 1938

Juliane KoepckeJuliane Koepcke
(Lone Survivor of 1971 LANSA Plane Crash)

10 October 1954

Ollanta HumalaOllanta Humala
(President of Peru)

27 June 1962

Ricardo PalmaRicardo Palma
(Author)

07 February 1833

Abraham ValdelomarAbraham Valdelomar
(Narrator)

27 April 1888

Denisse DibosDenisse Dibós
(Actress, Stage Producer, Businessperson)

15 April 1967

Alan GarciaAlan Perez
(Former President of Peru)

23 May 1949

Paolo GuerreroPaolo Guerrero
(Peruvian footballer)

01 January 1984

Nathalie KelleyNathalie Kelley
(Actor)

03 March 1985

Jefferson FarfánJefferson Farfán
(Peruvian footballer)

26 October 1984

André CarrilloAndré Carrillo
(Peruvian footballer)

14 June 1991

Claudio PizarroClaudio Pizarro
(Footballer)

03 October 1978

Henry Ian CusickHenry Ian Cusick
(Stage actor, Film actor)

17 April 1967

Christian CuevaChristian Cueva
(Peruvian footballer)

23 November 1991

Raúl RuidíazRaúl Ruidíaz
(Footballer)

25 July 1990

Teófilo CubillasTeófilo Cubillas
(Footballer)

08 March 1949

Nolberto SolanoNolberto Solano
(Peruvian footballer)

12 December 1974

Túpac Amaru IITúpac Amaru II
(politician)

10 March 1738

Yoshimar YotúnYoshimar Yotún
(Footballer)

07 April 1990

Renato TapiaRenato Tapia
(Footballer)

28 July 1995

Alberto Junior RodríguezAlberto Junior Rodríguez
(Peruvian footballer)

31 March 1984

Rose of LimaRose of Lima
(Saint)

20 April 1586

PachacutiPachacuti
(King)

1438 AD

PachacutiPachacuti
(Kingdom)

1438 AD

Martin de PorresMartin de Porres
(Saint)

09 December 1579

Alexis AmoreAlexis Amore
(Adult Film Star, Actor, Model, Glamour model, Journalist)

29 December 1978

Andy PoloAndy Polo
(Footballer)

29 September 1994

Hilda GadeaHilda Gadea
(economist, politician, writer)

21 March 1921

Alberto VargasAlberto Vargas
(Painter, Illustrator)

09 February 1896

Javier Pérez de CuéllarJavier Pérez de Cuéllar
(Diplomat)

19 January 1920

Christian MeierChristian Meier
(Singer, Actor, Model)

23 June 1970

Keiko FujimoriKeiko Fujimori
(Politician)

25 May 1975

Hernando de Soto PolarHernando de Soto Polar
(economist, writer)

02 June 1941

Gastón AcurioGastón Acurio
(Chef)

30 October 1967

César VallejoCésar Vallejo
(Poet, Writer, Playwright, Translator, Journalist)

16 March 1892

Alejandro ToledoAlejandro Toledo
(Economist, Politician)

28 March 1946

Juan Velasco AlvaradoJuan Velasco Alvarado
(Politician, Officer)

16 June 1910

Vladimiro MontesinosVladimiro Montesinos
(Politician)

20 May 1945

HuáscarHuáscar
(Huayna Capac's son)

1491 AD

Miguel Grau SeminarioMiguel Grau Seminario
(soldier)

27 July 1834

Beto da SilvaBeto da Silva
(Footballer)

28 December 1996

Fernando Belaúnde TerryFernando Belaúnde Terry
(Politician, Architect, President)

07 October 1912

Manco CapacManco Capac

3500 BC

Yma SúmacYma Súmac
(American-Peruvian soprano)

10 September 1923