Celebrities in Eritrea

Haregot Abbai politician
Ali Abdalla long-distance runner
Ali Said Abdella rebel commander, politician, diplomat
Hamid Barole Abdu writer
Jemal Abdu footballer
Solomon Abera journalist, press freedom advocate
Ogbe Abraha politician
Ruth Abraha singer
Berhane Abrehe economist, politician
Sulaiman Addonia author
Michael Adonai visual artist
Abel Aferworki footballer
Abraham Afewerki singer, songwriter, producer
Isaias Afewerki president
Ali Abdu Ahmed politician
Alamin Usman Alamin mufti
Ibrahim Sultan Ali politician
Fikrejesus Amahazion footballer
Isaias Andberhian footballer
Zeudi Araya actress, film producer
Teklay Minassie Asgedom diplomat, ambassador
Girma Asmerom politician, ambassador
Yared Asmerom long-distance runner
Hamid Idris Awate independence leader, creator of Eritrea Liberation Army
Alemayo Ayele footballer
Ahmed Baduri ambassador
Meraf Bahta runner
Tedla Bairu politician
Yemane Baria songwriter, composer, singer
Arefaine Berhe politician
Zeudi Araya Cristaldi actress
Haile Debas physician, academic administrator
Zerai Deres folk hero
Araya Desta diplomat, ambassador
Sebhat Ephrem politician
Dehad Faytinga singer, musician
Aster Fissehatsion politician
Abraha Francois bishop
Woldai Futurpolitician, economist
Tesfaye Gebreab diplomat
Yemane Gebreab head of political affairs
Samuel Ghebrehiwet footballer
Ghirmai Ghebremariam ambassador
Woldemichael Ghebremariam politician
Nevi Ghebremeskez footballer
Beraki Ghebreselassie politician, diplomat
Tesfai Ghebreselassie politician
Tesfai Ghirmazion politician
Remo Girone actor
Testfaldet Goitom footballer
Nebiat Habtemariam long-distance runner
Bahta Hagos leader of resistance to foreign domination
Mesfin Hagos founding member Eritrea People's Liberation Front
Abeba Haile singer
Fozia Hashim judge
Umar Hassan commander Operation Zone 3
Hamid Himid politician
Dawit Isaak playwright, journalist, writer
Abdalla Jabir head of Organizational Affairs of the People's Front
Abdulkadir Kebire martyr
Meb Keflezighi Olympic medalist, marathoner
Saleh Idris Kekya politician, diplomat
Abraham Kidane politician, economic advisor
Tekle Kiflay general, commander Operation Zone
Yonas Kifle runner
Samson Kiflemariam long-distance runner
Teklemariam Medhin long-distance runner
Senait Ghebrehiwet Mehari singer
Saleh Meki politician
Helen Meles singer, actress, musician
Bereket Mengisteab songwriter, composer, musician, singer
Askalu Menkerios politician
Haile Menkerios diplomat
Tesfayohannes Mesfen runner
Yegizaw Michael artist
Osman Saleh Mohammed politician
Ibrahim Mukhtar mufti
Germano Nati politician
Mohammed Saeed Nawd writer, politician
Amna Nurhusein politician
Mohamed Omer politician
Hannah Pool writer, journalist
Semere Russom diplomat
Haile Samuel commander Operation Zone 4
Berehet Selassie scholar
Mahmoud Ahmed Sherifo diplomat, member Eritrea Liberation Army
Yinekachew Shimangus footballer
Ruth Simon journalist
Petros Solomon politician
Simret Sultan long-distance runner
Zersenay Tadese Olympic medalist, long-distance runner
Kidane Tadesse long-distance runner
Abraham Tedros footballer
Daniel Teklehaymanot cyclist
Gergis Teklemichael politician
Herman Teklerb footballer
Paulos Tesfagiorgis human rights activist
Menghesteab Tesfamariam Roman Catholic bishop
Srafel Tesfamichael footballer
Worku Tesfamichael politician
Tekle Tesfazghi musician
Yohannes Tilahun footballer
Samuel Tsegay long-distance runner
Seyoum Tsehaye journalist
Filmon Tseqay footballer
Hais Welday runner
Ermias Wolday footballer
Woldeab Woldemariam "Father of Eritrea"
Haile Woldense politician
Filipos Woldeyohannes commander Operation Zone 2
Fesshaye Yohannes journalist
Zekarias Yohannes Roman Catholic bishop
Ghebreselassie Yoseph politician
Furtuna Zegergish runner