50 Famous People from Spain

Can you name 50 famous people from Spain?
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Last updated: February 11, 2023
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King of Spain from November 1975 until his abdication in June 2014
Juan Carlos I
Conquistador liable for the defeat of the Aztec Empire
Hernan Cortes
Painter of The Persistence of Memory
Salvador Dali
Painter of Guernica
Pablo Picasso
King of Aragon from 1479 to his death
Ferdinand II
General who ruled over Spain from 1939 to 1975 as a dictator
Francisco Franco
Oscar winner for Best Supporting Actress in Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Penelope Cruz
Architect of Sagrada Familia
Antoni Gaudi
One of riders to have won all three Grand Tours of cycling
Alberto Contador
Female tennis player, 2016 French Open and the 2017 Wimbledon champion
Garbine Muguruza
Widely regarded to be one of the greatest goalkeepers of all time
Iker Casillas
Queen of England as the first wife of King Henry VIII who was born in Castille
Catherine of Aragon
Footballer who scored the winning goal in 2010 FIFA World Cup final
Andres Iniesta
Singer and composer who won 22 Latin Grammy Awards and 4 Grammy Awards
Alejandro Sanz
Female tennis player and four times Grand Slam winner
Arantxa Sanchez Vicario
Multiple Roland Garros winner
Rafael Nadal
Footballer and partner of Colombian singer Shakira
Gerard Piqué
King of Spain since 2014
Felipe VI
6-time NBA All-Star and brother of Marc
Pau Gasol
Formula One Champion in 2005 and 2006
Fernando Alonso
Former football player and widely regarded as one of the world's best coaches
Pep Guardiola
Best-selling Latin music artist
Julio Iglesias
Actor who played in Desperado, Evita and The Mask of Zorro
Antonio Banderas
Formula One driver whose father was a double World Rally Champion
Carlos Sainz Jr.
Spanish-Italian noblewoman and daughter of Pope Alexander VI
Lucrezia Borgia
Basketball guard who played 20 years for Barcelona
Juan Carlos Navarro
Two of the Three Tenors
Placido Domingo
Jose Carreras
Queen of Castile from 1474 and Queen of Aragon from 1479 until her death
Isabella I
Only Spanish model to walk in the 2008 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show since 1999
Cara Alonso
Author of Don Quixote
Miguel de Cervantes
Famous painter of the late 18th and early 19th centuries in Europe
Francisco Goya
Fashion designer of Basque origin
Paco Rabanne
Opera singer who recorded "Barcelona", a duet with Freddie Mercury
Montserrat Caballe
Conquistador who led to the Spanish conquest of Peru
Francisco Pizarro
Actress who played in Spanglish and All Roads Lead to Rome
Paz Vega
One of the most successful motorcycle racers of all time
Marc Marquez
Most capped footballer in the history of the Spanish national team
Sergio Ramos
11th century national hero who fought for the Spanish king Alfonso VII
El Cid
Top scorer in the history of Spain with 59 goals
David Villa
Painter whose most notable work of art is Las Meninas
Diego Velazquez
Filmmaker who won Oscar for directing All About My Mother
Pedro Almodovar
Head chef of the El Bulli restaurant and is considered one of the best in the world
Ferran Adrià
Explorer, conquistador and the first governor of Puerto Rico
Juan Ponce de León
Cyclist who won five Tours de France from 1991 to 1995
Miguel Indurain
Oscar winner for playing in the 2007 film No Country for Old Men
Javier Bardem
Poet who is believed to have been killed at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War
Federico Garcia Lorca
Model and actress who played in The Fast and the Furious film franchise
Elsa Pataky
Queen consort of Spain since 2014
Letizia of Spain
Singer known as the King of Latin Pop
Enrique Iglesias
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