List of Gibraltarians
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The following is a list of notable Gibraltarians or people born in Gibraltar, listed in alphabetical order within categories:
- 1 Actors
- 2 Conductors
- 3 Musicians, bands
- 4 Painters
- 5 Writers
- 6 Designers
- 7 Historians
- 8 Media
- 9 Military officers
- 10 Politicians
- 11 Religious leaders
- 12 Scientists
- 13 Sportspeople
- 14 Various
- 15 People of Gibraltarian descent
- 16 People born in Gibraltar during the Spanish period
- 17 People of Gibraltar descent (prior to British rule)
- 18 See also
- 19 References
- Levy Attias (b. 1924-2010), best known for his role as Juan Cervantes in the ITV British comedy series Mind Your Language.
- Karel Mark Chichon (b. 1971), Chief Conductor of the Graz Symphony Orchestra, Conductor Emeritus of the Latvian National Symphony Orchestra and Principal Conductor of the European Sinfonietta and Artistic Director of the Gibraltar Philharmonic Society.
- Taxi (band)
- Stuart Cavilla, current Breed 77 bassist.
- Peter Chichone, former Breed 77 drummer.
- Surianne Dalmedo, Mediterranean Rock musician and vocalist.
- Danny Felice, current Breed 77 guitarist.
- Albert Hammond (b. 1944), internationally renowned singer-songwriter.
- Paul Isola, current Breed 77 vocalist.
- Charles Ramirez (b. 1953), professor of guitar at the Royal College of Music.
- Henry Francis Cary (1772–1844), author and translator.
- Thomas Finlayson historical researcher and author
- Mary Chiappe
- John Galliano (b. 1960), four time British fashion designer of the year, former head designer of Dior.
- Dorothy Ellicott
- Sam Benady
- Tito Benady (b. 1930)
- Tito Vallejo
- Tommy Finlayson (b. 1938)
- George Palao
- Thomas William Bowlby (1818–1860), Correspondent for The Times in Germany and China.
- Davina Camilleri, Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation radio and television presenter.
- Gerard Teuma, Gibraltar Broadcasting Corporation radio and television presenter.
- Alfred Holmes (1931–1994), Sergeant of the Gibraltar Regiment, officer in charge of the apes.
- Frederick Stanley Maude (1864–1917), General who led the successful campaign in World War I to capture Baghdad over the winter of 1917.
- James Henry Craig (1748-1812), British general and colonial administrator active during the Napoleonic wars, led a successful expedition to capture the Dutch Cape Colony.
- John Montresor (1736–1799), Military engineer in the British service active in North America, his amorous exploits inspired the best-selling novel Charlotte Temple
- Felix Alvarez (b. 1951), founder of the Equality Rights Group.
- Lyana Armstrong-Emery, former leader of the Gibraltar Reform Party.
- Keith Azopardi (b. 1967), former leader of the Progressive Democratic Party.
- John Beikie (1766–1839), first clerk of the Executive Council of Upper Canada.
- Joe Bossano (b. 1939), fourth Chief Minister of Gibraltar.
- Adolfo Canepa (b. 1940), third Chief Minister of Gibraltar.
- Peter Caruana QC (b. 1956), fifth Chief Minister of Gibraltar.
- Daniel Feetham (b. 1967), former leader of the Gibraltar Labour Party.
- Joseph Garcia PhD (b. 1967), leader of the Gibraltar Liberal Party.
- Charles Gomez (b. 1959), leader of the New Gibraltar Democracy.
- Sir Joshua Hassan GBE KCMG LVO (1915–1997), first Chief Minister of Gibraltar.
- Peter Isola (b. 1929-2006), former leader of the Democratic Party of British Gibraltar.
- Robert Peliza KBE (born 1920), second Chief Minister of Gibraltar.
- Fabian Picardo (b. 1972), sixth Chief Minister of Gibraltar.
- Dr. Reggie Valarino (1941–2009), former member of the Gibraltar Democratic Movement.
- Maurice Xiberras, first leader of the Democratic Party of British Gibraltar.
- Peter Emmanuel Amigo (1864–1949), Roman Catholic bishop in the Catholic Church in England and Wales.
- Michael George Bowen (b. 1930), Prelate of the Roman Catholic Church. Served as Archbishop of Southwark and Bishop of Arundel and Brighton.
- Charles Caruana (1932–2010), Roman Catholic Bishop of Gibraltar.
- Edward Stevenson (1820–1897), prominent Mormon missionary and served as a General Authority in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
- Bernard Devlin (d.2010)Roman Catholic Bishop of Gibraltar
- Barry Azzopardi MSc PhD (b. 1947), chemical engineer specialising in multiphase flow research. Lady Trent Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Nottingham.
- William George Penney OM KBE (1909–1991), physicist responsible for the development of British nuclear technology following World War II.
- Ellie Allen, Irish rugby union footballer.
- Jeremy Campbell-Lamerton, Scottish rugby union footballer.
- Amanda Carreras, tennis player and gold medalist at the 2007 Island Games and 2011 Island Games.
- Dominic Carroll, track and field athlete and silver medalist at the 2005 Island Games.
- Peter Dignan (1955-2013), New Zealand rower and bronze medalist at the 1976 Summer Olympics.
- Dylan Duo, darts player and qualifyer for the 2010 PDC World Darts Championship.
- Pepe Forbes (1917- ) - Boxing matchmaker
- May Hezlet, golfer, youngest ever winner of the British Ladies Amateur Golf Championship.
- Tony Macedo Football player who played as a Goalkeeper for Fulham in 1955-1968
- Henry Wheeler (1840–1908), cricketer who played first-class cricket for Middlesex.
- Desmond Baker Swimmer and Waterpolo player
- Georgina Cassar Rhythmic Gymnast
- Liam Walker Footballer
- Daren Pratt Footballer, Goalkeeper
- Daniel Griffin, Futsal player, Goalkeeper
- Kaiane Aldorino (1986- ), Miss Gibraltar and Miss World 2009
- David Pacifico (1784–1854), known as Don Pacifico, key figure in the international crisis known as the Don Pacifico affair.
- Aaron Cardozo, consul for Tunis and Algiers
People of Gibraltarian descent
- Imperio Argentina (1906–2003) daughter of the Antonio Niel, a guitar player from Gibraltar.
- Jo Frost (b. 1970), a nanny and central figure of the reality television programme Supernanny.
- Albert Hammond, Jr. (b. 1980), current guitarist of The Strokes.
- Rita Hayworth, born Margarita Cansino, Hollywood Actress
People born in Gibraltar during the Spanish period
Prior to its capture in 1704 by the British, there were 4,000 inhabitants of Gibraltar, all but 70 of whom fled to the surrounding Campo de Gibraltar. Some notable people born in Gibraltar prior to British rule include:
- Simón Susarte - Spanish goatherd that guided a Spanish contingent over the Rock in the 1704 Franco-Spanish siege.
- Diego de Astorga y Céspedes (1663–1734) - Catholic Archbishop of Toledo and Grand Inquisitor
- Juan Romero de Figueroa (1646–1720) - Spanish Catholic priest in charge of the church of St. Mary the Crowned when the town was captured in 1704.
- Gonzalo Piña Ludueña (1545–1600) - Spanish conquistador in Venezuela. Founder of San Antonio de Gibraltar in 1592.
- Juan Mateos (?-1594) - Founder of Gibraltar's first hospital.
- Alonso Hernández del Portillo (1543–1624) - The first historian of Gibraltar
People of Gibraltar descent (prior to British rule)
- Gibraltarian people
- Gibraltarian status
- Demographics of Gibraltar
- History of Nationality in Gibraltar
- Gold, Peter (2005). Gibraltar: British or Spanish?. Routledge. p. 2.