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

Alberto FujimoriAlberto Fujimori
28 July 1938
Former President of Peru

Pilar PalletePilar Pallete
03 September 1928
Actress

Mario Vargas LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
28 March 1936
Writer
Martin de PorresMartin de Porres
09 December 1579
Saint

AtahualpaAtahualpa
1502 AD
Last Inca Emperor

Rose of LimaRose of Lima
30 April 1586
Saint
Túpac Amaru IITúpac Amaru II
19 March 1738
Revolutionary

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
Stage actor, Film actor

Jason DayJason Day
08 July 1986
Actor

Pedro Pablo KuczynskiPedro Pablo Kuczynski
03 October 1938
Former President of Peru
AtahuallpaAtahuallpa
1502 AD
Emperor

Claudio PizarroClaudio Pizarro
03 October 1978
Footballer
Daniel HannanDaniel Hannan
01 September 1971
Political Leader

Jim HimesJim Himes
05 July 1966
Politician

Yma SúmacYma Súmac
10 September 1923
American-Peruvian soprano
Paolo GuerreroPaolo Guerrero
01 January 1984
Peruvian footballer

Keiko FujimoriKeiko Fujimori
25 May 1975
Politician
PachacutiPachacuti
1418 AD
Emperor

Raúl RuidíazRaúl Ruidíaz
25 July 1990
Footballer

Abimael GuzmánAbimael Guzmán
03 December 1934
Political Activist
Ricardo BlumeRicardo Blume
16 August 1933
Actor

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Hilda GadeaHilda Gadea
21 March 1921
economist, politician, writer
Javier Pérez de CuéllarJavier Pérez de Cuéllar
19 January 1920
Diplomat

Nolberto SolanoNolberto Solano
12 December 1974
Peruvian footballer

Jefferson FarfánJefferson Farfán
26 October 1984
Peruvian footballer

Stephanie CayoStephanie Cayo
08 April 1988
Actress
Alexis AmoreAlexis Amore
29 December 1978
Adult Film Star, Actor, Model, Glamour model,
Alberto VargasAlberto Vargas
09 February 1896
Painter, Illustrator

André CarrilloAndré Carrillo
14 June 1991
Peruvian footballer

Luis PalominoLuis Palomino
09 October 1980
Mixed martial Artist

Teófilo CubillasTeófilo Cubillas
08 March 1949
Footballer
Alejandro ToledoAlejandro Toledo
28 March 1946
Economist, Politician

Laura BozzoLaura Bozzo
19 August 1951
Broadcaster

Christian MeierChristian Meier
23 June 1970
Singer, Actor, Model

Mercedes AráozMercedes Aráoz
05 August 1961
Politician

Susana HiguchiSusana Higuchi
26 April 1950
Politician
Juan Diego FlórezJuan Diego Flórez
13 January 1973
Singer

Hernando de Soto PolarHernando de Soto Polar
03 June 1941
Economist
Alex OlmedoAlex Olmedo
24 March 1936
Tennis player

Gustavo GutiérrezGustavo Gutiérrez
08 June 1928
Philosopher

Juan Velasco AlvaradoJuan Velasco Alvarado
16 June 1910
Politician, Officer
Verónika MendozaVerónika Mendoza
09 December 1980
Politician

Renato TapiaRenato Tapia
28 July 1995
Footballer
Jaime BaylyJaime Bayly
19 February 1965
Journalist

Christian CuevaChristian Cueva
23 November 1991
Peruvian footballer

Alessandra de OsmaAlessandra de Osma
21 March 1988
Attorney

Vladimiro MontesinosVladimiro Montesinos
20 May 1945
Politician

Fernando Belaúnde TerryFernando Belaúnde Terry
07 October 1912
Politician, Architect, President
César VallejoCésar Vallejo
16 March 1892
Poet, Writer, Playwright, Translator, Journalist

Manco CapacManco Capac
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Yoshimar YotúnYoshimar Yotún
07 April 1990
Footballer

Valentín PaniaguaValentín Paniagua
23 September 1936
Politician
Chabuca GrandaChabuca Granda
03 September 1920
Singer

Inca Garcilaso de la VegaInca Garcilaso de la Vega
12 April 1539
Chronicler
José Carlos MariáteguiJosé Carlos Mariátegui
14 June 1894
Sociologist

Susana BacaSusana Baca
24 May 1944
Singer

Gian MarcoGian Marco
17 August 1970
Singer-songwriter
Flavia LaosFlavia Laos
01 August 1997
Model

HuáscarHuáscar
1491 AD
Huayna Capac's son
Francisco Morales BermúdezFrancisco Morales Bermúdez
04 October 1921
Politician

Gastón AcurioGastón Acurio
30 October 1967
Chef

Gladys ZenderGladys Zender
19 October 1939
Model
Felipe Guaman Poma de AyalaFelipe Guaman Poma de Ayala
1535 AD
Chronicler

Salvador del SolarSalvador del Solar
01 May 1970
Former Prime Minister
Enrique BarzolaEnrique Barzola
28 April 1989
Mixed martial artist

Quispe SisaQuispe Sisa
1518 AD
Princess

María Julia MantillaMaría Julia Mantilla
10 July 1984
Actress

Franco NoriegaFranco Noriega
16 January 1989
Model
Madeleine Hartog-BelMadeleine Hartog-Bel
11 January 1946
Model
Jesús LuzardoJesús Luzardo
30 September 1997
Baseball player

Tania LibertadTania Libertad
24 October 1952
Singer

Sofía MulánovichSofía Mulánovich
24 June 1983
Surfer

Eva AyllónEva Ayllón
07 February 1956
Composer
María Antonieta AlvaMaría Antonieta Alva
07 March 1985
Public administrator

Maribel Díaz CabelloMaribel Díaz Cabello
27 March 1970
Educator

José María ArguedasJosé María Arguedas
18 January 1911
Novelist

Jorge AravenaJorge Aravena
01 October 1969
Actor

Andy PoloAndy Polo
29 September 1994
Footballer
Víctor Raúl Haya de la TorreVíctor Raúl Haya de la Torre
22 February 1895
Politician

Álvaro Vargas LlosaÁlvaro Vargas Llosa
18 March 1966
Writer
Vicky PeláezVicky Peláez
1956 AD
Journalist

Magaly SolierMagaly Solier
11 June 1986
Actress
Silvana AriasSilvana Arias
07 April 1982
Actress
Maria ReicheMaria Reiche
15 May 1903
Mathematician