Famous Nicaraguan - Nicaraguan Celebrities

Whether you are looking for a backpacking adventure or an exotic escape or just wish to brush up on your general intelligence quotient, having Nicaragua on your list will expose you to a world of new possibilities and newer perceptions. Boasting of indigenous history, culture and cuisine this ‘land of lakes and volcanoes’ has plenty of attractions to offer to anyone who has the nerve and the verve to explore this tropical hotspot. Besides its jaw-dropping Colonial architecture, picturesque volcanic landscape, spine-chilling past, and warm-hearted locals, Nicaragua ranks high when it comes to its reservoir of talented and famous men and women. That is right! From politics to literature, the Nicaraguans have stamped their excellence in myriad fields and how. Without further ado, let us explore the treasury of famous Nicaraguans and discover all about their lives, trials, and tribulations through their timelines, trivia, and facts chronicled in their biographies below.

Find out more about the greatest Nicaraguans, including Daniel Ortega, Ricardo Mayorga, Augusto César Sandino, Violeta Chamorro and Rubén Darío.

The Most Famous Nicaraguan

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Ricardo MayorgaOctober 3, 1973NicaraguanRicardo Mayorga is a world famous Nicaraguan professional boxer and MMA fighter
Anastasio Somoza GarcíaFebruary 1, 1896NicaraguanAnastasio Somoza Garcia is the former Nicaraguan President who heralded the autocratic regime in the country which continued for the next 50 years
Daniel OrtegaNovember 11, 1945NicaraguanDaniel Ortega is the current President of Nicaragua and is known for his wide-range of social and economic reforms
Ernesto CardenalJanuary 20, 1925NicaraguanErnesto Cardenal is a Nicaraguan Roman Catholic priest who is also a poet, politician, and revolutionary
Arnoldo AlemánJanuary 23, 1946NicaraguanArnoldo Alemán is a Nicaraguan lawyer and politician who served as the 81st President of the country
Rubén DaríoJanuary 18, 1867NicaraguanRuben Dario is a famous poet who pioneered a literary movement titled ‘Modernismo’ and changed the face of Spanish literature
Augusto César SandinoMay 18, 1895NicaraguanAugusto César Sandino was a revolutionary guerrilla leader from Nicaragua
Enrique BolañosMay 13, 1928NicaraguanEnrique Bolaños is a famous politician who is known for his integrity, and has served as the former President of Nicaragua
Violeta ChamorroOctober 18, 1929NicaraguanVioletaChamorro was the former President of Nicaragua and is credited for ending the raging Civil War and establishing peace in the country

Arnoldo Alemán

Arnoldo Alemán is a Nicaraguan lawyer and politician who served as the 81st President of the country

NicaraguanJanuary 23, 1946140 views

Augusto César Sandino

Augusto César Sandino was a revolutionary guerrilla leader from Nicaragua

NicaraguanMay 18, 1895125 views

Enrique Bolaños

Enrique Bolaños is a famous politician who is known for his integrity, and has served as the former President of Nicaragua

NicaraguanMay 13, 1928121 views

Anastasio Somoza García

Anastasio Somoza Garcia is the former Nicaraguan President who heralded the autocratic regime in the country which continued for the next 50 years

Rubén Darío

Ruben Dario is a famous poet who pioneered a literary movement titled ‘Modernismo’ and changed the face of Spanish literature

NicaraguanJanuary 18, 1867133 views

Daniel Ortega

Daniel Ortega is the current President of Nicaragua and is known for his wide-range of social and economic reforms

Violeta Chamorro

VioletaChamorro was the former President of Nicaragua and is credited for ending the raging Civil War and establishing peace in the country

NicaraguanOctober 18, 1929115 views

Ernesto Cardenal

Ernesto Cardenal is a Nicaraguan Roman Catholic priest who is also a poet, politician, and revolutionary

NicaraguanJanuary 20, 1925163 views

Ricardo Mayorga

Ricardo Mayorga is a world famous Nicaraguan professional boxer and MMA fighter