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

Alberto FujimoriAlberto Fujimori
28 July 1938
Former President of Peru

Mario Vargas LlosaMario Vargas Llosa
28 March 1936

Pilar PalletePilar Pallete
03 September 1928
Ollanta HumalaOllanta Humala
27 June 1962
President of Peru

Ricardo PalmaRicardo Palma
07 February 1833

Abraham ValdelomarAbraham Valdelomar
27 April 1888

Denisse DibosDenisse Dibós
15 April 1967
Actress, Stage Producer, Businessperson
Alan GarciaAlan Perez
23 May 1949
Former President of Peru

Gaston BolanosGaston Bolanos
14 September 1992
Muay Thai & Bellator MMA Fighter
Nathalie KelleyNathalie Kelley
03 March 1985

Claudio PizarroClaudio Pizarro
03 October 1978

Henry Ian CusickHenry Ian Cusick
17 April 1967
Stage actor, Film actor
Paolo GuerreroPaolo Guerrero
01 January 1984
Peruvian footballer

Jefferson FarfánJefferson Farfán
26 October 1984
Peruvian footballer
Túpac Amaru IITúpac Amaru II
10 March 1738

Daniel HannanDaniel Hannan
01 September 1971
Political Leader

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

1438 AD
1438 AD

Alberto VargasAlberto Vargas
09 February 1896
Painter, Illustrator

André CarrilloAndré Carrillo
14 June 1991
Peruvian footballer

Alexis AmoreAlexis Amore
29 December 1978
Adult Film Star, Actor, Model, Glamour model,
Hilda GadeaHilda Gadea
21 March 1921
economist, politician, writer
Javier Pérez de CuéllarJavier Pérez de Cuéllar
19 January 1920

Christian CuevaChristian Cueva
23 November 1991
Peruvian footballer

Keiko FujimoriKeiko Fujimori
25 May 1975

Nolberto SolanoNolberto Solano
12 December 1974
Peruvian footballer
Raúl RuidíazRaúl Ruidíaz
25 July 1990

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Alejandro ToledoAlejandro Toledo
28 March 1946
Economist, Politician

Christian MeierChristian Meier
23 June 1970
Singer, Actor, Model

Yoshimar YotúnYoshimar Yotún
07 April 1990

Teófilo CubillasTeófilo Cubillas
08 March 1949
Hernando de Soto PolarHernando de Soto Polar
02 June 1941
economist, writer

Renato TapiaRenato Tapia
28 July 1995
Gastón AcurioGastón Acurio
30 October 1967

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

Juan Velasco AlvaradoJuan Velasco Alvarado
16 June 1910
Politician, Officer
Andy PoloAndy Polo
29 September 1994

Fernando Belaúnde TerryFernando Belaúnde Terry
07 October 1912
Politician, Architect, President
Vladimiro MontesinosVladimiro Montesinos
20 May 1945

1491 AD
Huayna Capac's son

Miguel Grau SeminarioMiguel Grau Seminario
27 July 1834

Beto da SilvaBeto da Silva
28 December 1996

Alberto Junior RodríguezAlberto Junior Rodríguez
31 March 1984
Peruvian footballer
Manco CapacManco Capac
3500 BC

Yma SúmacYma Súmac
10 September 1923
American-Peruvian soprano