Sierra Leonean
Find out more about the greatest Sierra Leoneans, including Siaka Stevens, Ernest Bai Koroma, Foday Sankoh and Valentine Strasser.
Julius Maada BioJulius Maada Bio
12 May 1964
President of Sierra Leone
Siaka StevensSiaka Stevens
24 August 1905
1st President of Sierra Leone

Kandeh YumkellaKandeh Yumkella
05 July 1959
UN Executive, Economist, Politician

Josephus ContehJosephus Conteh
18 November 1997
Instagram Star

Joseph CinquéJoseph Cinqué
03 May 1814
Slave

Valentine StrasserValentine Strasser
26 April 1967
Politician
Foday SankohFoday Sankoh
17 October 1937
Photographer, Military personnel

Adetokumboh M'CormackAdetokumboh M'Cormack
27 February 1982
Actor

Ernest Bai KoromaErnest Bai Koroma
02 October 1953
Entrepreneur, Politician
Ahmad Tejan KabbahAhmad Tejan Kabbah
16 February 1932
President of Sierra Leone

Fatima Maada BioFatima Maada Bio
27 November 1980
First Lady
Madam YokoMadam Yoko
1849 AD
Politician

Sir Milton MargaiSir Milton Margai
07 December 1895
Doctor

Yvonne Aki-SawyerrYvonne Aki-Sawyerr
07 January 1968
Politician

Hafsatu KamaraHafsatu Kamara
07 December 1991
Athlete

Leonard BunduLeonard Bundu
21 November 1974
Boxer
Mariatu KamaraMariatu Kamara
25 May 1986
Author

Albert MargaiAlbert Margai
10 October 1910
Politician

Isha JohansenIsha Johansen
25 December 1964
Businessperson

Zainab BanguraZainab Bangura
18 December 1959
Politician
Asadata DaforaAsadata Dafora
04 August 1890
Musician

Davidson NicolDavidson Nicol
14 September 1924
Diplomat
Adelaide Casely-HayfordAdelaide Casely-Hayford
26 June 1868
Activist

Jeillo EdwardsJeillo Edwards
23 September 1942
Actress

Kadi SesayKadi Sesay
04 March 1949
Politician
Sia KoromaSia Koroma
19 March 1958
Biochemist

Gladys Casely-HayfordGladys Casely-Hayford
11 May 1904
Writer
Khadija GblaKhadija Gbla
Human rights activist

Desmond LukeDesmond Luke
06 October 1935
Politician

Eunice BarberEunice Barber
17 November 1974
Olympic athlete
Patricia KabbahPatricia Kabbah
17 March 1933
Teacher

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Nabeela TunisNabeela Tunis
Politician
Ella Koblo GulamaElla Koblo Gulama
26 January 1921
Politician

Solomon BerewaSolomon Berewa
06 August 1938
Politician

Isata Jabbie KabbahIsata Jabbie Kabbah
Politician

Alpha BanguraAlpha Bangura
04 February 1980
Basketball player
Syl Cheney-CokerSyl Cheney-Coker
28 June 1945
Poet
Rebecca StevensRebecca Stevens
Former First Lady of Sierra Leone

Cornelius MacarthyCornelius Macarthy
Actor

Hannah MomohHannah Momoh
Joseph Saidu Momoh's wife

Yema Lucilda HunterYema Lucilda Hunter
1943 AD
Librarian
Constance Cummings-JohnConstance Cummings-John
28 December 1918
Politician

Isata MahoiIsata Mahoi
18 June 1979
Actress

Priscilla SchwartzPriscilla Schwartz
18 March 1967
Lawyer

Marie Esther BanguraMarie Esther Bangura
28 September 1997
Beauty pageant

Ali HijaziAli Hijazi
23 November 1976
Basketball player
Lemuel JohnsonLemuel Johnson
15 December 1941
Poet

Elizabeth Simbiwa Sogbo-TortuElizabeth Simbiwa Sogbo-Tortu
Chief
John CarewJohn Carew
17 September 1952
Athlete

Thomas Leighton DeckerThomas Leighton Decker
25 July 1916
Linguist

Aisha Fofana IbrahimAisha Fofana Ibrahim
Researcher
Femi Claudius ColeFemi Claudius Cole
1962 AD
Politician

Haja Afsatu KabbaHaja Afsatu Kabba
02 July 1953
Politician
Rachel ThompsonRachel Thompson
24 March 1964
Middle-Distance Runner

Bertha ContonBertha Conton
31 October 1923
Educator

Kadijatu KebbayKadijatu Kebbay
1986 AD
Model

Yulisa Pat Amadu MaddyYulisa Pat Amadu Maddy
27 December 1936
Writer

Fatmata TurayFatmata Turay
1987 AD
Beauty Queen
Charles MammieCharles Mammie
06 November 1992
Basketball player

Horace Dove-EdwinHorace Dove-Edwin
10 February 1967
Athlete

Solomon BockarieSolomon Bockarie
18 May 1987
Athlete

Thomas Frederick HopeThomas Frederick Hope
22 March 1919
Civil engineer
Mary MusaMary Musa
Politician

Nemata Majeks-WalkerNemata Majeks-Walker
1946 AD
Women's Rights Activist
Asmaa JamesAsmaa James
Journalist

Shirley GbujamaShirley Gbujama
1936 AD
Politician

Farid Raymond-AnthonyFarid Raymond-Anthony
1933 AD
Writer
Ismail KamaraIsmail Kamara
14 February 1997
Sprinter

Osman KamaraOsman Kamara
31 December 1987
Swimmer
Shireen BenjaminShireen Benjamin
08 September 1988
Beauty pageant contestant

Diana Finda KonomanyiDiana Finda Konomanyi
Politician

Bernadette LahaiBernadette Lahai
30 December 1960
Politician
Mabinty DaramyMabinty Daramy
Politician

Bunturabie JallohBunturabie Jalloh
10 May 1998
Swimmer
Maggie BarrieMaggie Barrie
29 May 1996
Sprinter

Desmond FinneyDesmond Finney
Actor

Tyrilla GouldsonTyrilla Gouldson
1984 AD
Beauty Pageant Contestant

Karamoh KabbaKaramoh Kabba
1965 AD
Author
Salamatu KamaraSalamatu Kamara
Politician
Hawanatu BanguraHawanatu Bangura
02 January 1988
Sprinter

James LebbieJames Lebbie
1957 AD
Golfer

Alpha B. KamaraAlpha B. Kamara
01 January 1978
Athletics competitor

Baba Ibrahim Suma-KeitaBaba Ibrahim Suma-Keita
20 April 1947
Athlete
Alifu MassaquoiAlifu Massaquoi
06 April 1937
Athlete

Mohamed BanguraMohamed Bangura
01 January 1959
Boxer

Amina KamaraAmina Kamara
31 January 1987
Beauty pageant contestant

Barbara BanguraBarbara Bangura
13 November 1958
Women's Rights Activist

Ibrahim TurayIbrahim Turay
04 September 1993
Sprinter
Benjamin GrantBenjamin Grant
15 April 1970
Sprinter

John CokerJohn Coker
13 February 1940
Boxer
Wendy BanguraWendy Bangura
Actress

Baba JigidaBaba Jigida
Politician
Florence DillsworthFlorence Dillsworth
11 December 1937
Educator
Henrietta MbawahHenrietta Mbawah
Actress