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

Isabel AllendeIsabel Allende
02 August 1942
Writer

Mario Vargas LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
28 March 1936
Writer

Alberto FujimoriAlberto Fujimori
28 July 1938
Former President of Peru

Pilar PalletePilar Pallete
03 September 1928
Actress
AtahualpaAtahualpa
1502 AD
Last Inca Emperor

Rose of LimaRose of Lima
30 April 1586
Saint

Martin de PorresMartin de Porres
09 December 1579
Saint
Túpac Amaru IITúpac Amaru II
19 March 1738
Revolutionary

Ollanta HumalaOllanta Humala
27 June 1962
President of Peru
Ricardo PalmaRicardo Palma
07 February 1833
Author

Abraham ValdelomarAbraham Valdelomar
27 April 1888
Narrator

Denisse DibosDenisse Dibós
15 April 1967
Actress, Stage Producer, Businessperson

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

Alan GarciaAlan Perez
23 May 1949
Former President of Peru
Nathalie KelleyNathalie Kelley
03 March 1985
Actor

Henry Ian CusickHenry Ian Cusick
17 April 1967
Stage actor, Film actor

Claudio PizarroClaudio Pizarro
03 October 1978
Footballer

Paolo GuerreroPaolo Guerrero
01 January 1984
Peruvian footballer
Pedro Pablo KuczynskiPedro Pablo Kuczynski
03 October 1938
Former President of Peru

PachacutiPachacuti
1438 AD
King
PachacutiPachacuti
1418 AD
Emperor

Jefferson FarfánJefferson Farfán
26 October 1984
Peruvian footballer

Abimael GuzmánAbimael Guzmán
03 December 1934
Political Activist
André CarrilloAndré Carrillo
14 June 1991
Peruvian footballer

Daniel HannanDaniel Hannan
01 September 1971
Political Leader
Hilda GadeaHilda Gadea
21 March 1921
economist, politician, writer

Javier Pérez de CuéllarJavier Pérez de Cuéllar
19 January 1920
Diplomat

Jim HimesJim Himes
05 July 1966
Politician
Alberto VargasAlberto Vargas
09 February 1896
Painter, Illustrator

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Nolberto SolanoNolberto Solano
12 December 1974
Peruvian footballer
Keiko FujimoriKeiko Fujimori
25 May 1975
Politician

Alexis AmoreAlexis Amore
29 December 1978
Adult Film Star, Actor, Model, Glamour model,

Raúl RuidíazRaúl Ruidíaz
25 July 1990
Footballer

Christian MeierChristian Meier
23 June 1970
Singer, Actor, Model
Hernando de Soto PolarHernando de Soto Polar
02 June 1941
economist, writer
Juan Diego FlórezJuan Diego Flórez
13 January 1973
Singer

Renato TapiaRenato Tapia
28 July 1995
Footballer

Gustavo GutiérrezGustavo Gutiérrez
08 June 1928
Philosopher

Alejandro ToledoAlejandro Toledo
28 March 1946
Economist, Politician
Juan Velasco AlvaradoJuan Velasco Alvarado
16 June 1910
Politician, Officer

Christian CuevaChristian Cueva
23 November 1991
Peruvian footballer

Teófilo CubillasTeófilo Cubillas
08 March 1949
Footballer

César VallejoCésar Vallejo
16 March 1892
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Translator, Journalist

Vladimiro MontesinosVladimiro Montesinos
20 May 1945
Politician
Andy PoloAndy Polo
29 September 1994
Footballer

José Carlos MariáteguiJosé Carlos Mariátegui
14 June 1894
Sociologist
Gastón AcurioGastón Acurio
30 October 1967
Chef

Yoshimar YotúnYoshimar Yotún
07 April 1990
Footballer

HuáscarHuáscar
1491 AD
Huayna Capac's son
Fernando Belaúnde TerryFernando Belaúnde Terry
07 October 1912
Politician, Architect, President

Felipe Guaman Poma de AyalaFelipe Guaman Poma de Ayala
1535 AD
Chronicler
Miguel Grau SeminarioMiguel Grau Seminario
27 July 1834
soldier

José María ArguedasJosé María Arguedas
18 January 1911
Novelist

Francisco Morales BermúdezFrancisco Morales Bermúdez
04 October 1921
Politician

Maria ReicheMaria Reiche
15 May 1903
Mathematician

Víctor Raúl Haya de la TorreVíctor Raúl Haya de la Torre
22 February 1895
Politician
Valentín PaniaguaValentín Paniagua
23 September 1936
Politician

Tania LibertadTania Libertad
24 October 1952
Singer

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

Ramón CastillaRamón Castilla
31 August 1797
Caudillo
Julio Ramón RibeyroJulio Ramón Ribeyro
31 August 1929
Writer

Augusto B. LeguíaAugusto B. Leguía
19 February 1863
Politician
Alberto Junior RodríguezAlberto Junior Rodríguez
31 March 1984
Peruvian footballer

Beto da SilvaBeto da Silva
28 December 1996
Footballer

Alfredo BryceAlfredo Bryce
19 February 1939
Writer
Ciro AlegríaCiro Alegría
04 November 1909
Journalist

Pancho FierroPancho Fierro
05 October 1807
Artist
José Santos ChocanoJosé Santos Chocano
14 May 1875
Poet

Luis Alberto SánchezLuis Alberto Sánchez
12 October 1900
Lawyer

Manuel ScorzaManuel Scorza
09 September 1928
Novelist
Manco CapacManco Capac
3500 BC
 

Pedro Beltrán EspantosoPedro Beltrán Espantoso
17 February 1897
Journalist
José María EgurenJosé María Eguren
07 July 1874
Writer

AtahuallpaAtahuallpa
1502 AD
Emperor

Yma SúmacYma Súmac
10 September 1923
American-Peruvian soprano

Carlos Germán BelliCarlos Germán Belli
15 September 1927
Poet
Lucha ReyesLucha Reyes
19 July 1936
Singer
Arturo CaveroArturo Cavero
29 November 1940
Singer