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

Adetokumboh M'CormackAdetokumboh M'Cormack
27 February 1982
Actor

Michaela DePrinceMichaela DePrince
06 January 1995
Ballet dancer
Valentine StrasserValentine Strasser
26 April 1967
Politician

Joseph CinquéJoseph Cinqué
03 May 1814
Slave

Foday SankohFoday Sankoh
17 October 1937
Photographer, Military personnel
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

Leonard BunduLeonard Bundu
21 November 1974
Boxer

Isha JohansenIsha Johansen
25 December 1964
Businessperson
Yvonne Aki-SawyerrYvonne Aki-Sawyerr
07 January 1968
Politician

Albert MargaiAlbert Margai
10 October 1910
Politician

Davidson NicolDavidson Nicol
14 September 1924
Diplomat

Zainab BanguraZainab Bangura
18 December 1959
Politician
Mariatu KamaraMariatu Kamara
25 May 1986
Author

Adelaide Casely-HayfordAdelaide Casely-Hayford
26 June 1868
Activist
Gladys Casely-HayfordGladys Casely-Hayford
11 May 1904
Writer

Kadi SesayKadi Sesay
04 March 1949
Politician

Sia KoromaSia Koroma
19 March 1958
Biochemist
Eunice BarberEunice Barber
17 November 1974
Olympic athlete

Asadata DaforaAsadata Dafora
04 August 1890
Musician
Ella Koblo GulamaElla Koblo Gulama
26 January 1921
Politician

Solomon BerewaSolomon Berewa
06 August 1938
Politician

Nabeela TunisNabeela Tunis
Politician
Patricia KabbahPatricia Kabbah
17 March 1933
Teacher

Continue Reading Below
Jeillo EdwardsJeillo Edwards
23 September 1942
Actress
Hafsatu KamaraHafsatu Kamara
07 December 1991
Athlete

Isata Jabbie KabbahIsata Jabbie Kabbah
Politician

Rebecca StevensRebecca Stevens
Former First Lady of Sierra Leone

Khadija GblaKhadija Gbla
Human rights activist
Syl Cheney-CokerSyl Cheney-Coker
28 June 1945
Poet
Alpha BanguraAlpha Bangura
04 February 1980
Basketball player

Hannah MomohHannah Momoh
Joseph Saidu Momoh's wife

Isata MahoiIsata Mahoi
18 June 1979
Actress

Marie Esther BanguraMarie Esther Bangura
28 September 1997
Beauty pageant
Constance Cummings-JohnConstance Cummings-John
28 December 1918
Politician

Cornelius MacarthyCornelius Macarthy
Actor

Maggie BarrieMaggie Barrie
29 May 1996
Sprinter

NyarrohNyarroh
Chief

Priscilla SchwartzPriscilla Schwartz
18 March 1967
Lawyer
Desmond LukeDesmond Luke
06 October 1935
Politician

Elizabeth Simbiwa Sogbo-TortuElizabeth Simbiwa Sogbo-Tortu
Chief
Femi Claudius ColeFemi Claudius Cole
1962 AD
Politician

Kadijatu KebbayKadijatu Kebbay
1986 AD
Model

Yema Lucilda HunterYema Lucilda Hunter
1943 AD
Librarian
Ali HijaziAli Hijazi
23 November 1976
Basketball player

Charles MammieCharles Mammie
06 November 1992
Basketball player
Thomas Leighton DeckerThomas Leighton Decker
25 July 1916
Linguist

Haja Afsatu KabbaHaja Afsatu Kabba
02 July 1953
Politician

Carolina RodriguezCarolina Rodriguez
24 May 1986
Rhythmic gymnast

John CarewJohn Carew
17 September 1952
Athlete

Solomon BockarieSolomon Bockarie
18 May 1987
Athlete
Horace Dove-EdwinHorace Dove-Edwin
10 February 1967
Athlete

Asmaa JamesAsmaa James
Journalist

Yulisa Pat Amadu MaddyYulisa Pat Amadu Maddy
27 December 1936
Writer

Shireen BenjaminShireen Benjamin
08 September 1988
Beauty pageant contestant
Fatmata TurayFatmata Turay
1987 AD
Beauty Queen

Thomas Frederick HopeThomas Frederick Hope
22 March 1919
Civil engineer
Bernadette LahaiBernadette Lahai
30 December 1960
Politician

Bertha ContonBertha Conton
31 October 1923
Educator

Bunturabie JallohBunturabie Jalloh
10 May 1998
Swimmer
Desmond FinneyDesmond Finney
Actor

Mohamed BanguraMohamed Bangura
01 January 1959
Boxer
Nemata Majeks-WalkerNemata Majeks-Walker
1946 AD
Women's Rights Activist

Aisha Fofana IbrahimAisha Fofana Ibrahim
Researcher

Farid Raymond-AnthonyFarid Raymond-Anthony
1933 AD
Writer
James LebbieJames Lebbie
1957 AD
Golfer

Osman KamaraOsman Kamara
31 December 1987
Swimmer
Mabinty DaramyMabinty Daramy
Politician

Diana Finda KonomanyiDiana Finda Konomanyi
Politician

Karamoh KabbaKaramoh Kabba
1965 AD
Author

Mary MusaMary Musa
Politician
Rachel ThompsonRachel Thompson
24 March 1964
Middle-Distance Runner
Shirley GbujamaShirley Gbujama
1936 AD
Politician

Hawanatu BanguraHawanatu Bangura
02 January 1988
Sprinter

Lemuel JohnsonLemuel Johnson
15 December 1941
Poet

Tom GandaTom Ganda
10 September 1972
Sprinter
Tyrilla GouldsonTyrilla Gouldson
1984 AD
Beauty Pageant Contestant

Wendy BanguraWendy Bangura
Actress

Amina KamaraAmina Kamara
31 January 1987
Beauty pageant contestant

Alifu MassaquoiAlifu Massaquoi
06 April 1937
Athlete

Alpha B. KamaraAlpha B. Kamara
01 January 1978
Athletics competitor
Baba Ibrahim Suma-KeitaBaba Ibrahim Suma-Keita
20 April 1947
Athlete

Ibrahim TurayIbrahim Turay
04 September 1993
Sprinter
Salamatu KamaraSalamatu Kamara
Politician

Saidu KargboSaidu Kargbo
15 August 1982
Boxer
Baba JigidaBaba Jigida
Politician
Henrietta MbawahHenrietta Mbawah
Actress