List of Mauritians
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This is a list of prominent Mauritians.
- 1 Political figures
- 2 Scientists and technologists
- 3 Philanthropists and social activists
- 4 Religious figures
- 5 Writers
- 6 Journalists
- 7 Entertainment
- 8 Poets
- 9 Music
- 10 Sports
- 11 See also
- 12 References
- Abdool Razack Mohamed (1906–1978), one of the three founding fathers of independent Mauritius
- Roshi Bhadain Leader of Reform Party Mauritius
- Anerood Jugnauth former Prime Minister
- Angidi Chettiar (1928–2010) former Vice President
- Anil Bachoo (1953- )
- Ariranga Pillay former chief justice
- Sir Cassam Moollan, chief justice and acting governor general (1985–1986)
- Cassam Uteem (1941- ), former President
- Sir Dayendranath Burrenchobay, former Governors-General
- Emmanuel Anquetil, politician
- Jaya Krishna Cuttaree, diplomat, former minister
- Karl Offmann (1940- ), former President
- Louis Joseph Coralie (1912-1967), politician
- Madun Dulloo diplomat, former minister
- Monique Ohsan Bellepeau, Vice President
- Dr Dr.Navinchandra Ramgoolam (1947- ), ex-Prime Minister, leader of the MLP
- Paul Raymond Bérenger (1945- ), former Prime Minister (2003–2005)
- Pravind Jugnauth (1961- ), former Deputy Prime Minister and former Vice Prime Minister, leader of the MSM
- Rabindranath Ghurburrun (1928–2008) former Vice President
- Rama Sithanen (1954- ), former Vice Prime Minister
- Sir Raman Osman, former Governors-General
- Raouf Bundhun (1937- ), former Vice President
- Rashid Beebeejaun (1935- ), Deputy Prime Minister
- Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam (1900–1985), first Prime Minister, former Governor-General and the founding father of independent Mauritius
- Sangeet Fowdar (1957- ), Government MP and former Minister of Training, Skills Development, Productivity and External Communications
- Serge Clair (1940- ), former leader of Rodrigues
- The Hon Mrs Sheilabhai Bappoo GOSK MP, Government Minister
- Sookdeo Bissoondoyal (1908–1977), politician and one of the three founding fathers of independent Mauritius
- Veerasamy Ringadoo (1920–2000), first President
- Charles Gaetan Xavier-Luc Duval (1958- ), Vice Prime Minister, leader of PMXD
Scientists and technologists
- Jean Marie Bosser (1922–2013), botanist
- Charles-Édouard Brown-Séquard (1817–1894), neurologist, physiologist
- France Staub (1920–2005), ornithologist and conservationist
- Joël de Rosnay (1937- ), futurist, molecular biologist
- Julien François Desjardins (1799–1840), zoologist
- Shirin Ameeruddy-Cziffra, human rights activist
- Mother Superior Caroline Lenferna de Laresle (1824–1900)
- Cardinal Jean Margéot (1916–2009), Catholic clergyman
- Cardinal Maurice Piat
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- Miselaine Duval Mauritian Comedian, Television Producer and Writer
- Ameeksha Dilchand
- Diya Beeltah
- Laetitia Darche
- Nathalie Lesage
- Viveka Babajee
- Pallavi Gungaram
- Hazel Keech British−Mauritian model
- Yuvna Kim Fashion Designer (Mauritian-born, London-based fashion designer, model, and TV entertainment journalist)
- Havana Brown (born Angelique Meunier; 14 February 1985), Mauritian Australian DJ, recording artist and dancer.
- Mélanie René
- Ranini Cundasawmy - First female to win the gold medal at a Muay Thai World Championship. The championship was held in March 2017 in Bangkok, Thailand.
- Jonathan Bru - French-born professional footballer who plays for Portuguese club U.D. Oliveirense and the Mauritius national team.
- Kévin Bru - French-born professional footballer who plays for English Championship side Ipswich Town and the Mauritius national team.
- Stéphan Buckland - retired track and field athlete who competed in the 100m and 200m.
- Richarno Colin - boxer best known for winning the Light Welterweight gold medal at the 2011 All-Africa Games.
- Vikash Dhorasoo - French-born former footballer who played at both professional and international levels as a midfielder.
- Bruno Julie - bantamweight boxer who won a number of medals in international tournaments and competed in the 2008 Olympics.
- Eric Milazar - national athletics record holder in the 400m, the 300m, the 200m indoor and the 400m indoor.
- Pascal Wehrlein - German-born Formula One driver currently driving for Sauber, driver for Manor in 2016 and Mercedes F1 Team protegé. In 2014, Wehrlein became the youngest driver to win a DTM race at the age of 19 and the youngest to win the title in 2015 at the age of 21 with the Mercedes-Benz team HWA AG.
- Ned Charles - Mauritian-born (Mahebourg) former footballer who played at both professional and international levels as an attacker. First Mauritian to play professionally in Europe.
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