List of Senegalese
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This is a list of Senegalese people, organized by the field within which they are primarily notable. this list includes both native and expatriate Senegalese.
- Abdala Faye (born 1971). Born in Yene Guedj, near Dakar.
- Mariama Bâ (1929–1981). Born in Dakar.
- Fatou Diome (born 1968). Born in Niodior, Fatick region.
- Ousmane Sembène (1923–2007). Born in Ziguinchor.
- Léopold Senghor (1906–2001). First President of Senegal. Born in Joal-Fadiouth, Thiès region.
- Tamsier Joof (born 1973). Born in London of Senegalese extraction.
- Ousmane Sembène (1923–2007), film director and producer. Born in Dakar.
- Djibril Diop Mambéty (1948-1998), film director and actor. Born in Colobane, Dakar.
- Safi Faye (born 1943), film director and ethnologist. Born in Dakar.
- Dani Kouyaté Born in Burkino Faso.
- Cheikh Anta Diop (1923-1986). Born in Thieytou, Diourbel.
- Paulin Vieyra (1925-1987). Born in Porto-Novo, Benin and raised in Senegal.
- Abdoulaye Diakite
- Aïyb Dieng
- Mamadou Diop
- Youssou N'Dour
- Habib Faye
- Mbaye Dieye Faye
- Nuru Kane
- Seckou Keita
- Mamadou Konte
- Ismaël Lô
- Cheikh Lo
- Baaba Maal
- Jimi Mbaye
- Alioune Mbaye Nder
- Viviane Ndour
- Doudou N'Diaye Rose
- Ismaila Sane
- Julia Sarr
- Mansour Seck
- Thione Seck
- Labah Sosseh
- Mola Sylla
- Mor Thiam
- Vieux Aliou Cissokho
- Amath Dansokho
- Mamadou Dia
- Blaise Diagne
- Abdou Diouf
- Lamine Guèye
- Ségolène Royal
- Idrissa Seck
- Léopold Sédar Senghor
- Umar Tal
- Abdoulaye Wade
- Amadou Dia Ba (1958-) - Olympic hurdler.
- Demba Ba (1985-) - professional footballer. Born in Sèvres, France
- Ndiss Kaba Badji (1983-) - long jumper and triple jumper.
- Henri Camara (1977-) - professional footballer. Born in Dakar.
- Papiss Cissé (1985-) - professional footballer. Born in Dakar.
- DeSagana Diop (1982-) - former basketball player. Born in Dakar.
- Papa Bouba Diop (1978-) - former footballer. Born in Dakar
- El Hadji Diouf (1981-) - former footballer. Born in Dakar.
- Patrice Evra - professional footballer. Born in Dakar.
- Assane Dame Fall (1984-) - sprint canoer.
- Morgaro Gomis (1985-) - professional footballer. Born in Le Blanc-Mesnil, France.
- Lamine Guèye (1960-) - Olympic skier. Born in Dakar.
- Sadio Mané (1992-) - footballer. Born in Sedhiou
- Guirane N'Daw (1984-) - footballer. Born in Rufisque.
- Issa Ndoye (born 1985), Goalkeeper for Senegal. Born in Thiès.
- Leyti Seck (1981-) - Olympic alpine skier. Born in Munich, Germany.
- Tony Sylva (1975-) - former footballer. Born in Guédiawaye
- Patrick Vieira (1976) - former footballer. Born in Dakar.