Most Famous Person From Every Country

Think You Know Every Celebrity, From Now And Then? On Each Personality, Name The Country He/She Comes From
Every Personality's Country is Based on Their Birthplace
Since No One Was Born in Vatican City, The Personality Will Be Determined By The Most Famous Person Who Lives/Used To Live in The Country
Quiz by Samoa1sLove
Last updated: August 19, 2022
First submittedAugust 6, 2022
Times taken1,137
Average score35.7%
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Dwayne Johnson
Justin Trudeau
Vladimir Putin
Elizabeth II
Napoleon Bonaparte
Ludwig van Beethoven
Guillermo del Toro
Chris Hemsworth
Eva Perón
Mahatma Gandhi
Julius Caesar
Pablo Picasso
Ramesses II
Hayao Miyazaki
Nelson Mandela
Greta Thunberg
Pablo Neruda
Kimi Räikkönen
Nicolaus Copernicus
Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Edvard Grieg
Cristiano Ronaldo
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Vitus Bering
Saddam Hussein
Genghis Khan
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
Imran Khan
Claudio Pizarro
Roger Federer
Volodymyr Zelensky
Russell Crowe
Ibrahim Baré Maïnassara
Kim Jong-un
Evo Morales
Timur Bekmambetov
Luis Suárez
Albert Camus
Mobutu Sese Seko
Mohammed VI
Hakeem Olajuwon
Roberto Durán
Roque Santa Cruz
Eddy Merckx
Gloria Estefan
Joseph Pulitzer
Jadelin Mabiala Gangbo
Anusha Dandekar
Simon Bolivar
Bedřich Smetana
Gal Gadot
Nicolae Ceaușescu
Peter Sagan
Ho Chi Minh
Marc Chagall
Luka Modrić
Gautama Buddha
Vincent van Gogh
Idriss Déby
Arvo Pärt
Haile Selassie
Mikhail Tal
Mukesh Ambani
Wangari Maathai
Al Jolson
Isla Fisher
Melania Trump
Nina Dobrev
Mike Judge
Vang Pao
Andy Schleck
Novak Djokovic
Luol Deng
Hafez al-Assad
Carlos Mencia
Andry Rajoelina
Alina Kabaeva
Robert Mugabe
Edin Džeko
Harry Shum Jr.
Abdullah II
Jimmy Choo
Mansa Musa
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Pope Francis
Antoni Martí
José Eduardo dos Santos
Sheikh Mujibur Rahman
Norodom Sihanouk
Wyclef Jean
Usain Bolt
Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow
Jean Rhys
Katie Melua
Kofi Annan
Oscar Isaac
Mother Teresa
Manny Pacquiao
Henrikh Mkhitaryan
Aung San Suu Kyi
Bianca Jagger
Will Genia
Kumar Sangakkara
Kenneth Kaunda
Samira Efendi
Jigme Singye Wangchuck
Nathalie Tauziat
Didier Drogba
Ahmed Sékou Touré
CCH Pounder
Seretse Khama
Marcos Baghdatis
Albert Pujols
Gabriela Rodríguez de Bukele
Rita Ora
Edward de Bono
Vladimir Voronin
Frankie Fredericks
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink
Rainie Yang
Julius Nyerere
Yoweri Museveni
Sebastian Bach
Samuel Eto'o
Amal Clooney
Tina Weirather
Albert II, Prince of...
Dejan Savićević
Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani
Craig Parker
Valentina Shevchenko
Letsie III
Paul Rusesabagina
Khaby Lame
Lee Kuan Yew
Emomali Rahmon
Gnassingbé Eyadéma
Massimo Bonini
Teddy Teclebrhan
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz
Queen Rania of Jordan
Richard E. Grant
Djimon Hounsou
Joyce Banda
Frank Turner
Fatou Bensouda
Mohamed Nasheed
Thomas Sankara
Dileita Mohamed Dileita
Omar Bongo
Nicki Minaj
Ernest Bai Koroma
Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo
Ansu Fati
Navin Ramgoolam
James Michel
Hassanal Bolkiah
Pierre Nkurunziza
James H. Newman
Alexander Hamilton
W. Arthur Lewis
George Tupou V
Viv Richards
Xanana Gusmão
David Tua
Lisa Loring
Francis Greenslade
Iolu Abil
Ahmed Abdallah Mohamed Sambi
Anote Tong
Kuniwo Nakamura
Sancho Lyttle
Willy Telavi
Kirani James
Ludwig Scotty
Nuno Espírito Santo
Level 58
Aug 15, 2022
Fabulous quiz, great stuff. Forgot to try guessing Afghanistan and Kenya.
Level 60
Aug 15, 2022
How is their fame quantified? Or is most famous hyperbole
Level 61
Aug 15, 2022
You say that you didn't add any dictators, yet putin, kim jong un, Ho Chi Minh and Mugabe can all be found in this quiz?
Level 25
Aug 15, 2022
Hello! thank you for your response.

When I created the quiz I didn't think of Putin as a dictator. Now that I've searched the internet about this, most sites say he's a dictator. But nevertheless, he is the most recognizable Russian.

And the same goes for Kim. The most famous after him are his family members.

Regarding the other two, a mistake was made. I did research on them and read good things about them. I should have gone deeper.

I wrote the line about the dictators at first because I meant more well-known dictators like Hitler.

Thank you so much for trying my quiz and for your comment!

Level 67
Aug 15, 2022
Ceausescu was a dictator too. Maybe replace him with Nadia Comaneci.
Level 69
Aug 19, 2022
Or Simona Halep..
Level 45
Aug 15, 2022
Pretty sure Lionel Messi is actually more famous than Eva Peron
Level 25
Aug 15, 2022
Hello! I respect and pay attention to your opinion.

I did some searching online and it was really a close fight between Eva and Messi, but I decided to leave Eva in the quiz.

Have a wonderful day!

Level 59
Aug 15, 2022
I don't know what you use to quantify how well known a person use but I would check out Google Trends if I were you: it quantifies how often a term is looked up. Eva Peron barely ever crosses 1% of Messi's peak since 2004.
Level 25
Aug 15, 2022
Hello! Thanks for trying my quiz!

The problem with Google Trends is that it can be completely wrong.

For example, I compared Confucius with Jackie Chan and more people searched for Jackie.

Sometimes there are cases where people search the Internet more for celebrities than for important historical figures, and this doesn't mean that they are less important and well-known than the celebrities.

Level 85
Aug 15, 2022
I really enjoyed this - i would have loved a map to see what countries are left, but it's quite a big file already.

I would say though that you're quite brave putting up a picture of the prophet Mohammed for Saudi Arabia - people tend to react quite badly to that sort of thing...

Level 67
Aug 15, 2022
Only Muslims are forbidden from depicting Muhammad. Anyone else is free to do so. Of course there is a sect of fundamentalist nutjobs who think that everyone should live according to their rules, so they think they have the right to cast Islam's prohibition on depicting Muhammad to non-Muslims. But of course, they are ridiculous and we shouldn't really care what they think about anything.
Level 59
Aug 15, 2022
Garry Kasparov is more famous than Efendi
Level 75
Aug 16, 2022
I enjoyed the quiz. Something like "Most famous person" will always be controversial. I am from Costa Rica and have lived here my whole life and have never heard of Harry Shum jr. You should change him for a more famous person like Keylor Navas (goalkeeper for Real Madrid and Paris Saint Germain) or Óscar Arias (president and nobel laureate).

I also think you should change Eva Perón for Messi or maybe Maradona.

Level 69
Aug 19, 2022
I think more people know Søren Kierkegaard, than Bering.. Probably also Schmeichel, either Peter or Kasper. Mads Mikkelsen or Jørn Utzon, Lukas Graham or Tom Christensen, Caroline Wozniacki or Hans Christian Andersen to name a few...