Zambian
Athletic, hard working and well-built, Zambians are famous for their involvement in different kinds of sports. Zambia has produced many world-class footballers like Billy Mwanza, Boniface Simutowe, Charly Musonda, and Chaswe Nsofwa in addition to boxers like Keith Mwila, Kennedy Kanyanta, and Lottie Mwale. Zambians have also left their mark on other sports like athletics, rugby and golf. The nation has a rich history not just in the field of sports but also in many others fields. Culturally rich with a diverse population hailing from around 73 ethnic groups the Nyanja-Chewa, Bemba, Tonga, Tumbuka, Lunda, Luvale, Kaonde, Nkoya and Lozi, Zambia is also home to a white minority left behind by years of European colonization.
Kenneth KaundaKenneth Kaunda
28 April 1924
Teacher
Levy MwanawasaLevy Mwanawasa
03 September 1948
Member of Parliament

Rupiah BandaRupiah Banda
13 February 1937
Former President of the Republic of Zambia

Mainza ChonaMainza Chona
21 January 1930
Zambian Politician

Henry TayaliHenry Tayali
22 November 1943
Artist

Dambisa MoyoDambisa Moyo
02 February 1969
Economist
Michael SataMichael Sata
06 July 1937
Politician, Trade unionist

Frederick ChilubaFrederick Chiluba
30 April 1943
Politician

Namwali SerpellNamwali Serpell
1980 AD
Writer
RozallaRozalla
18 March 1964
Musician

Macky 2Macky 2
10 October 1984
Musician
Lily TemboLily Tembo
20 November 1981
Musician

Inonge WinaInonge Wina
02 April 1941
Politician

Peter DickinsonPeter Dickinson
16 December 1927
Author

Chef 187Chef 187
23 May 1986
Musician

Paul NgoziPaul Ngozi
10 January 1949
Singer
Charlotte Harland ScottCharlotte Harland Scott
13 November 1963
Politician

Esther LunguEsther Lungu
02 June 1961
Politician

Mizinga MeluMizinga Melu
17 March 1968
Businesswoman

Cleo Ice QueenCleo Ice Queen
14 June 1989
Musician
Margaret MwanakatweMargaret Mwanakatwe
01 November 1961
Politician

MampiMampi
04 August 1986
Singer
Betty KaundaBetty Kaunda
17 November 1928
Kenneth Kaunda's wife

Prince MumbaPrince Mumba
28 September 1984
Athlete

LewanikaLewanika
1842 AD
King
PilAtoPilAto
06 April 1984
Singer

Christine KasebaChristine Kaseba
1959 AD
Physician
Lottie MwaleLottie Mwale
14 April 1952
Boxer

Maureen MwanawasaMaureen Mwanawasa
28 April 1963
Politician

Nkandu LuoNkandu Luo
21 December 1951
Scientist
Thandiwe BandaThandiwe Banda
Educator

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Vera TemboVera Tembo
25 July 1953
Politician
Dora SiliyaDora Siliya
08 October 1970
Politician

Jordan KatembulaJordan Katembula
1978 AD
Singer

Petersen ZagazePetersen Zagaze
28 September 1982
Singer

KB Killa BeatsKB Killa Beats
20 June 1983
Record producer
Edith NawakwiEdith Nawakwi
1959 AD
Politician
Brian Mumba Kasoka BwembyaBrian Mumba Kasoka Bwembya
12 November 1986
Media personality

Samuel MateteSamuel Matete
27 July 1968
Athlete

Bomb$hell GrenadeBomb$hell Grenade
31 December 1987
Rapper

Leo MoyoLeo Moyo
Singer
Monica MusondaMonica Musonda
Lawyer

Sylvia MaseboSylvia Masebo
07 March 1963
Politician

WeziWezi
25 May 1992
Singer

MpezeniMpezeni
1830 AD
Warrior-king

Chisanda MuttiChisanda Mutti
14 February 1957
Boxer
Ruff KidRuff Kid
17 March 1986
Musical Artist

Portia ClarkPortia Clark
11 July 1990
Singer
Yvonne MwaleYvonne Mwale
14 December 1988
Singer

Maiko ZuluMaiko Zulu
Musician

Esther PhiriEsther Phiri
14 June 1987
Boxer
David FahmDavid Fahm
Actor

Catherine NamugalaCatherine Namugala
02 January 1966
Politician
Felix BwalyaFelix Bwalya
27 October 1970
Boxer

Yotham MuleyaYotham Muleya
1940 AD
long-distance runner

Catherine PhiriCatherine Phiri
01 January 1987
Boxer

Jean KapataJean Kapata
25 December 1960
Politician

Senior Chieftainess Nkomeshya Mukamambo IISenior Chieftainess Nkomeshya Mukamambo II
Politician
Thokozile MuwambaThokozile Muwamba
1993 AD
Pilot

Barbra BandaBarbra Banda
20 March 2000
Footballer

Princess KasunePrincess Kasune
12 November 1975
Politician

Inonge Mbikusita-LewanikaInonge Mbikusita-Lewanika
10 July 1943
Politician
Nashil Pichen KazembeNashil Pichen Kazembe
1932 AD
Musician

Florence MumbaFlorence Mumba
17 December 1948
Judge
Chileshe KapwepweChileshe Kapwepwe
10 July 1958
Secretary General of the Common Market for Eastern

Ellen Banda-AakuEllen Banda-Aaku
06 May 1965
Writer

Kantu ArtistKantu Artist
05 April 1990
Singer
Nakatindi WinaNakatindi Wina
15 February 1945
Politician

Gerald PhiriGerald Phiri
06 October 1988
Athlete
Sydney SiameSydney Siame
07 October 1997
Athlete

Brenda MuntembaBrenda Muntemba
02 July 1970
Diplomat

OC OsilliationOC Osilliation
25 August 1984
Musician
Alick NkhataAlick Nkhata
1922 AD
Musician

Linda KasondeLinda Kasonde
1978 AD
Legal practitioner
Madalitso MuthiyaMadalitso Muthiya
08 February 1983
Golfer

Tukiya Kankasa-MabulaTukiya Kankasa-Mabula
Lawyer

Mike NyoniMike Nyoni
Musician

Smokey HaangalaSmokey Haangala
16 January 1950
Poet
Kabange MupopoKabange Mupopo
21 September 1992
Football player
Michael MatakaMichael Mataka
Actor

Racheal NachulaRacheal Nachula
14 January 1986
footballer

Tilka PaljkTilka Paljk
18 February 1997
Swimmer

Victor KachakaVictor Kachaka
11 November 1965
Musician
Racheal KundananjiRacheal Kundananji
03 June 2000
Football player

Susan MulikitaSusan Mulikita
Business woman

Tasila MwaleTasila Mwale
1984 AD
Singer

Victoria KalimaVictoria Kalima
04 October 1972
Politician

Ballad ZuluBallad Zulu
17 November 1968
Singer
Lucy SichoneLucy Sichone
15 May 1954
Civil rights activist

Larry MalumaLarry Maluma
Musician
Peter Tsotsi JumaPeter Tsotsi Juma
1932 AD
Musician

Gwendoline KonieGwendoline Konie
09 October 1938
Poet
KatongoKatongo
Singer
Ngozi MwanamwambwaNgozi Mwanamwambwa
25 February 1971
Athlete

Much famous for its vibrant dance routines and folk songs, it comes as no surprise that the country gave birth to dancers and singers such as B FLOW Zambia, Leo "K'millian" Moyo, Mwesa Isaiah Mapoma, and Paul Ngozi. Other prominent entities who have made their nation proud in diverse fields are artists Henry Tayali and David Fairbaird, authors Binwell Sinyangwe and Wilbur Smith, and chess player Amon Simutowe. This section provides you information about the life and works of famous Zambians.