List of Colombians
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Colombian people of note include:
- 1 Actors
- 2 Architects
- 3 Artists
- 4 Broadcasters
- 5 Business people
- 6 Community Organizers
- 7 Criminals
- 8 Economists
- 9 Filmmakers
- 10 Guerillas
- 11 Historians
- 12 Humorists
- 13 Journalists
- 14 Military personnel
- 15 Models
- 16 Musicians
- 17 Politicians
- 18 Sportspersons
- 19 Writers
- 20 Scientists
- 21 Other notables
- Jorge Enrique Abello (born 1968)
- Carolina Acevedo (born 1979)
- Julián Arango (born 1968)
- Víctor Hugo Cabrera (born 1968)
- Manolo Cardona (born 1977)
- Margalida Castro (born 1943)
- Angie Cepeda (born 1974)
- Catalina Denis (born 1985)
- Robinson Díaz (born 1978)
- María Elena Döehring (born 1962)
- Juan Pablo Espinosa (born 1980)
- Margarita Rosa de Francisco (born 1965)
- Juan Pablo Gamboa (born 1966)
- Paula Garcés (born 1974)
- Aura Cristina Geithner (born 1967)
- Carla Giraldo (born 1986)
- Amparo Grisales (born 1956)
- Teresa Gutiérrez (1928–2010)
- Vicky Hernández (born 1945)
- Ana María Kamper (born 1964)
- John Leguizamo (born 1964)
- Luis Mesa (born 1968)
- Ana María Orozco (born 1973)
- Juan Pablo Raba (born 1977)
- Catalina Sandino Moreno (born 1981)
- Isabella Santo Domingo (born 1967)
- Juan Pablo Shuk (born 1965)
- Paola Turbay (born 1970)
- Miguel Varoni (born 1964)
- Sofía Vergara (born 1972)
- María Fernanda Yépez (born 1980)
Main article: List of Colombian artists
- Ricardo Acevedo Bernal (1867–1930), painter.
- Rodrigo Arenas Betancur (1919–1995), sculptor.
- Fernando Botero Angulo (born 1932), painter and sculptor.
- Miguel Gómez (born 1974), photographer.
- Pedro Nel Gómez Agudelo (1889–1989), muralist.
- Enrique Grau Araújo (1920–2004), painter.
- Santiago Martínez Delgado (1906–1954), muralist.
- Leo Matiz (1917–1998), photographer.
- Édgar Negret Dueñas (1920–2012), sculptor.
- Alejandro Obregón Roses (1920–1992), painter.
- Andrés de Santa María Hurtado (1860–1945), painter.
- Silvia Tcherassi Solano (born 1965), fashion designer.
- Jorge Barón (born 1948)
- Félix de Bedout (born 1964)
- Ilia Calderón (born 1972)
- Silvia Corzo (born 1973)
- Natalia Cruz (born 1976)
- Abel González Chávez (born 1943)
- Juan Gossaín (born 1949)
- Fernando González Pacheco (1932–2014)
- Alfonso Lizarazo (born 1940)
- María Lucía Fernández (born 1968)
- Patricia Janiot (born 1963)
- Hernán Orjuela (born 1957)
- Claudia Palacios (born 1977)
- Julio Sánchez Cristo (born 1958)
- Manuel Teodoro (born 1963)
- Gloria Valencia (1927–2011)
- Jota Mario Valencia (born 1956)
- Inés María Zabaraín (born 1969)
- Carlos Ardila Lülle (born 1930)
- Gustavo Adolfo Carvajal Sinisterra (born 1961)
- Fuad Ricardo Char Abdala (born 1937)
- Jaime Gilinski Bacal (born 1957)
- Isaac Gilinski Sragowicz (born 1934)
- Isaac Lee Possin (born 1971)
- Julio Mario Santo Domingo Braga (1958–2009)
- Alejandro Santo Domingo Dávila (born 1977)
- Paulo Laserna (born 1953)
- Julio Mario Santo Domingo Pumarejo (1923–2011)
- Luis Carlos Sarmiento Angulo (born 1933)
- Carlos Cardona (born 1974)
- Guillermo París Sanz de Santamaría (1820–1867)
- Aurelio París Sanz de Santamaría (1829–1899)
- James Martin Eder (1838–1921)
- Luis Fernando Jaramillo Correa (1935–2011)
- Alfonso Davila Ortiz (1922-2015)
- Carlos Cure (born 1944)
- Joaquín Vallejo Arbeláez (1912–2005)
- Carlos Ignacio Urrea Arbelaez (born 1966)
- Luis Alberto Moreno (born 1953)
- Eduardo Verano de la Rosa (born 1950)
- German Efromovich (born 1950)
- Mario Laserna Pinzon (1923-2013)
- Juan Diego Calle (born 1978)
- Luis Fernando Correa Bahamon (born 1955)
- John Henry González Duque (born 1966)
- Griselda Blanco Restrepo (1943–2012)
- Daniel Camargo Barbosa (1936–1994)
- Campo Elías Delgado Morales (1934–1986)
- Pablo Escobar Gaviria (1949–1993)
- Luis Alfredo Garavito Cubillos (born 1957)
- Diego León Montoya Sánchez (born 1958)
- Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela (born 1939)
- Miguel Rodríguez Orejuela (born 1943)
- Salvador Camacho Roldán (1827–1900)
- Mauricio Cárdenas Santa María (born 1962)
- Lauchlin Bernard Currie (1902–1993)
- Alejandro Gaviria Uribe (born 1966)
- Rudolf Hommes Rodríguez (born 1943)
- Adriana Kugler (born 1969)
- Maurice Kugler (born 1967)
- José Antonio Ocampo Gaviria (born 1952)
- Miguel Urrutia Montoya (born 1939)
See also: List of guerrillas of Colombia
- Custodio García Rovira (1780–1816)
- José Hilario López Valdés (1798–1869)
- José María Melo y Ortiz (1800–1860)
- Mario Montoya Uribe (born 1949)
- Tomás Cipriano de Mosquera y Arboleda (1798–1878)
- Antonio Nariño y Álvarez (1765–1824)
- Freddy Padilla de León (born 1948)
- Gabriel París Gordillo (1910–2008)
- Gustavo Rojas Pinilla (1900–1975)
- Francisco de Paula Santander y Omaña (1792–1840)
- Fernando Tapias Stahelin (born 1943)
- Rafael Uribe Uribe (1859–1914)
See also: List of Miss Colombia titleholders
- Luz Marina Zuluaga Zuluaga (1938–2015), 1958 Miss Universe.
- Paulina Vega (born 1993), 2014–2015 Miss Universe.
- María Cristina Díaz-Granados Dangond (born 1986)
- Paulina Margarita Gálvez Pineda (born 1980), 1999 Miss International.
- Stella Márquez Zawadski (born 1937), 1960 Miss International.
- Lina Marulanda Cuartas (1980–2010)
- Natalia París Gaviria (born 1973)
- Jeymmy Paola Vargas Gómez (born 1983), 2004 Miss International.
See also: List of Colombian musicians
- Rafael Orozco Maestre (1956–1993)
- Joe Arroyo (1955–2011)
- Cabas (born 1976)
- Jorge Celedón (born 1968)
- Andrés Cepeda (born 1973)
- Diomedes Díaz (1957–2013)
- Andrea Echeverri (born 1965)
- Rafael Escalona (1926–2009)
- Fanny Lú (born 1973)
- Fonseca (born 1979)
- Pacho Galán (1906–1988)
- Juanes (born 1972)
- Carolina la O (born 1979)
- Jorge Oñate (born 1950)
- Shakira (born 1977)
- Soraya (1969–2006)
- Totó la Momposina (born 1948)
- Kali Uchis born 1993)
- Carlos Vives (born 1961)
- Charlie Zaa (born 1974)
- J Balvin (born 1985)
See also: List of Presidents of Colombia, List of Vice Presidents of Colombia, List of Colombian Department Governors, and List of current members of the Senate of Colombia
- Ingrid Betancourt Pulecio (born 1961)
- Piedad Córdoba Ruiz (born 1955)
- Jorge Eliécer Gaitán Ayala (1903–1948)
- Luis Carlos Galán Sarmiento (1943–1989)
- César Gaviria Trujillo (born 1947)
- Antanas Mockus Šivickas (born 1952)
- Mario Laserna Pinzon (1923–2013)
- Rafael Núñez Moledo (1825–1894)
- Mariano Ospina Rodríguez (1851–1885)
- Ernesto Samper Pizano (born 1950)
- Juan Manuel Santos Calderón (born 1951)
- Horacio Serpa Uribe (born 1943)
- Camilo Torres Tenorio (1766–1816)
- Álvaro Uribe Vélez (born 1952)
- Yuri Alvear Orejuela (born 1986), Olympic judoka.
- Orlando Duque (born 1974), high diver.
- Víctor Aristizábal Posada (born 1971), footballer.
- Faustino Asprilla Hinestroza (born 1969), footballer.
- Helmut Bellingrodt Wolff (born 1949), Olympic shooter.
- Antonio Cervantes Reyes (born 1945), boxer.
- Alejandro Falla Ramírez (born 1983), tennis player.
- Radamel Falcao García Zárate (born 1986), footballer.
- David González (born 1990), skateboarder.
- Boris de Greiff Bernal (1930–2011), chess player.
- Luis Herrera Herrera (born 1961), cyclist.
- René Higuita Zapata (born 1966), footballer
- Caterine Ibargüen Mena (born 1984), Olympic jumper.
- Iván Molina (born 1946), tennis player.
- Juan Pablo Montoya Roldán (born 1975), race car driver.
- Óscar Muñoz Oviedo (born 1993), Olympic taekwondo practitioner.
- Mariana Pajón Londoño (born 1991), Olympic cyclist.
- Faryd Mondragón Alí footballer.
- Nairo Quintana Rojas (born 1990), cyclist.
- Jonathan Romero Preciado (born 1986), boxer.
- Jackeline Rentería Castillo (born 1986), Olympic wrestler.
- Edgar Rentería Herazo (born 1975), baseballer.
- Ximena Restrepo Gaviria (born 1969), Olympic sprinter.
- Diego Salazar Quintero (born 1980), Olympic weightlifter
- Rigoberto Urán Urán (born 1987), Olympic cyclist.
- María José Uribe Durán (born 1990), golfer.
- María Isabel Urrutia Ocoró (born 1965), Olympic weightlifter.
- Carlos Valderrama Palacio (born 1961), footballer.
- James Rodríguez (born 1991), footballer.
- Camilo Villegas Restrepo (born 1982), golfer.
- Alonso Zapata Ramírez (born 1958), chess player.
- Francisco Henríquez de Zubiría (born 1869), Olympic tug of war competitor for France, first Colombian to be awarded a medal in the Olympic Games.
Main article: List of Colombian writers
- Porfirio Barba-Jacob (1883–1942)
- Rufino José Cuervo Urisarri (1844–1911)
- Germán Espinosa Villareal (1938–2007)
- Gabriel García Márquez (1927–2014)
- León de Greiff Haeusler (1895–1976)
- Jorge Isaacs Ferrer (1837–1895)
- Álvaro Mutis Jaramillo (born 1923)
- Mario Laserna Pinzón (1923–2013)
- Rafael Pombo y Rebolledo (1833–1912)
- José Eustasio Rivera Salas (1888–1928)
- José Asunción Silva Gómez (1865–1896)
- Alejandro R. Jadad Bechara (born 1963), innovator
- Raúl Cuero Rengifo (born 1948), microbiologist.
- Arturo Escobar (born 1952), anthropologist.
- Julio Garavito Armero (1865–1920), astronomer.
- Salomón Hakim Dow (1922–2011), neurosurgeon.
- Rodolfo Llinás Riascos (born 1934), neuroscientist.
- Adriana Ocampo Uria (born 1955), planetary geologist.
- Guillermo Owen Salazar (born 1938), mathematician.
- Manuel Elkin Patarroyo Murillo (born 1946), immunologist.
- Eduardo Posada Flórez (born 1942), physicist.
- José Manuel Restrepo Vélez (1781–1863), botanist.
- Ana María Rey Ayala (born 1977), theoretical physicist.
- Jorge Reynolds Pombo (born 1936), electrical engineer.
- José Jerónimo Triana Silva (1826–1890), botanist.
See also: List of people on stamps of Colombia