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
23 September 1933
World's Youngest Mother
Juliane KoepckeJuliane Koepcke
10 October 1954
Lone Survivor of 1971 LANSA Plane Crash

Alberto FujimoriAlberto Fujimori
28 July 1938
Former President of Peru

Isabel AllendeIsabel Allende
02 August 1942
Writer

Pilar PalletePilar Pallete
03 September 1928
Actress

Mario Vargas LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
28 March 1936
Writer
AtahualpaAtahualpa
1502 AD
Last Inca Emperor

Túpac Amaru IITúpac Amaru II
19 March 1738
Revolutionary

Martin de PorresMartin de Porres
09 December 1579
Saint
Rose of LimaRose of Lima
30 April 1586
Saint

Alan GarciaAlan Perez
23 May 1949
Former President of Peru
Ollanta HumalaOllanta Humala
27 June 1962
President of Peru

Ricardo PalmaRicardo Palma
07 February 1833
Author

Abraham ValdelomarAbraham Valdelomar
27 April 1888
Narrator

Gaston BolanosGaston Bolanos
14 September 1992
Muay Thai & Bellator MMA Fighter

Denisse DibosDenisse Dibós
15 April 1967
Actress, Stage Producer, Businessperson
Nathalie KelleyNathalie Kelley
03 March 1985
Actor

Henry Ian CusickHenry Ian Cusick
17 April 1967
Actor

Keiko FujimoriKeiko Fujimori
25 May 1975
Politician

Hernando de Soto PolarHernando de Soto Polar
03 June 1941
Economist
Claudio PizarroClaudio Pizarro
03 October 1978
Footballer

Abimael GuzmánAbimael Guzmán
03 December 1934
Political Activist
Pedro Pablo KuczynskiPedro Pablo Kuczynski
03 October 1938
Former President of Peru

Yma SúmacYma Súmac
10 September 1923
American-Peruvian soprano

Verónika MendozaVerónika Mendoza
09 December 1980
Politician
Paolo GuerreroPaolo Guerrero
01 January 1984
Peruvian footballer

PachacutiPachacuti
1418 AD
Emperor
Hilda GadeaHilda Gadea
21 March 1921
economist, politician, writer

Susana HiguchiSusana Higuchi
26 April 1950
Politician

Jefferson FarfánJefferson Farfán
26 October 1984
Peruvian footballer
Daniel HannanDaniel Hannan
01 September 1971
Political Leader

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Javier Pérez de CuéllarJavier Pérez de Cuéllar
19 January 1920
Diplomat
Raúl RuidíazRaúl Ruidíaz
25 July 1990
Footballer

Stephanie CayoStephanie Cayo
08 April 1988
Actress

Nolberto SolanoNolberto Solano
12 December 1974
Peruvian footballer

Alberto VargasAlberto Vargas
09 February 1896
Painter, Illustrator
José Carlos MariáteguiJosé Carlos Mariátegui
14 June 1894
Sociologist
Gladys ZenderGladys Zender
19 October 1939
Model

Jim HimesJim Himes
05 July 1966
Politician

Jaime BaylyJaime Bayly
19 February 1965
Journalist

Vladimiro MontesinosVladimiro Montesinos
20 May 1945
Politician
Alexis AmoreAlexis Amore
29 December 1978
Pornographic actress

Alejandro ToledoAlejandro Toledo
28 March 1946
Economist, Politician

Juan Velasco AlvaradoJuan Velasco Alvarado
16 June 1910
Politician, Officer

Christian MeierChristian Meier
23 June 1970
Singer, Actor, Model

André CarrilloAndré Carrillo
14 June 1991
Peruvian footballer
Teófilo CubillasTeófilo Cubillas
08 March 1949
Footballer

Alessandra de OsmaAlessandra de Osma
21 March 1988
Attorney
Gustavo GutiérrezGustavo Gutiérrez
08 June 1928
Philosopher

Jesús LuzardoJesús Luzardo
30 September 1997
Baseball player

Laura BozzoLaura Bozzo
19 August 1951
Broadcaster
Luis PalominoLuis Palomino
09 October 1980
Mixed martial Artist

Juan Diego FlórezJuan Diego Flórez
13 January 1973
Singer
César VallejoCésar Vallejo
16 March 1892
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Translator, Journalist

Inca Garcilaso de la VegaInca Garcilaso de la Vega
12 April 1539
Chronicler

Renato TapiaRenato Tapia
28 July 1995
Footballer

Manco CapacManco Capac
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Francisco Morales BermúdezFrancisco Morales Bermúdez
04 October 1921
Politician
Yoshimar YotúnYoshimar Yotún
07 April 1990
Footballer

Elodie FrenckElodie Frenck
31 July 1974
Actress

TongoTongo
24 September 1957
Singer

Jason DayJason Day
08 July 1986
Actor
HuáscarHuáscar
1491 AD
Huayna Capac's son

Juan Pablo VarillasJuan Pablo Varillas
06 October 1995
Tennis player
Valentín PaniaguaValentín Paniagua
23 September 1936
Politician

Gastón AcurioGastón Acurio
30 October 1967
Chef

Claudio PuellesClaudio Puelles
21 April 1996
Mixed martial artist
Christian CuevaChristian Cueva
23 November 1991
Peruvian footballer

Sofía MulánovichSofía Mulánovich
24 June 1983
Surfer
Felipe Guaman Poma de AyalaFelipe Guaman Poma de Ayala
1535 AD
Chronicler

María Julia MantillaMaría Julia Mantilla
10 July 1984
Actress

Susana BacaSusana Baca
24 May 1944
Singer
Enrique BarzolaEnrique Barzola
28 April 1989
Mixed martial artist

Silvia Núñez del ArcoSilvia Núñez del Arco
08 November 1989
Writer
Víctor Raúl Haya de la TorreVíctor Raúl Haya de la Torre
22 February 1895
Politician

Álvaro Vargas LlosaÁlvaro Vargas Llosa
18 March 1966
Writer

Andy PoloAndy Polo
29 September 1994
Footballer

Fernando Belaúnde TerryFernando Belaúnde Terry
07 October 1912
Politician, Architect, President
Chabuca GrandaChabuca Granda
03 September 1920
Singer
Ricardo BlumeRicardo Blume
16 August 1933
Actor

Kelin RiveraKelin Rivera
01 October 1993
Model

José María ArguedasJosé María Arguedas
18 January 1911
Novelist

Quispe SisaQuispe Sisa
1518 AD
Princess
Gian MarcoGian Marco
17 August 1970
Singer-songwriter

Maria ReicheMaria Reiche
15 May 1903
Mathematician

Miguel Grau SeminarioMiguel Grau Seminario
27 July 1834
soldier

Manuel A. OdríaManuel A. Odría
26 November 1897
President of Peru

Micaela BastidasMicaela Bastidas
1744 AD
Leader
Gianella NeyraGianella Neyra
1977 AD
Actress

Magaly SolierMagaly Solier
11 June 1986
Actress
Flavia LaosFlavia Laos
01 August 1997
Model

Franco NoriegaFranco Noriega
16 January 1989
Model
Jorge AravenaJorge Aravena
01 October 1969
Actor
Tania LibertadTania Libertad
24 October 1952
Singer