Celebrities in Spain

Ferran Adria Acosta chef
Jose de Acosta anthropologist
Algafequi ophthalmologist
Diego de Almagro conquistador
Pedro Almodovar film director
Fernando Alonso automobile racer
Jose Andres chef
Victoria de los Angeles soprano
Juan Bautista de Anza explorer
Arzachel mathematician, astronomer
Seve Ballesteros golfer
Antonio Banderas actor
Javier Bardem actor
Teresa Berganza mezzo-soprano
Fray Tomas de Berlanga explorer
David Bisbal singer
Ricardo Bofill architect
Miguel Bose pop singer
Montserrat Caballe opera singer
Alvar Nunez Cabeza de Vaca explorer
Angel Cabrera naturalist
Nicolas Cabrera physicist
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo explorer
El Cid Campeador nobleman, military leader, diplomat
Santiago Canizares football goalkeeper
Juan Carlos I king since 1975
Jose Carreras opera singer
Iker Casillas football goalkeeper
Rosalia de Castro poet
Camilo Jose Cela writer
Ildefons Cerda architect
Miguel de Cervantes novelist, poet, playwright
Charles V emperor, king
Cosme Damian Churruca explorer
Juan de la Cierva aeronautical engineer
Cristobal Colon (Christopher Colombus) explorer
Josep Comas i Sola astronomer
El Cordobes matador
Francisco Vasquez de Coronado explorer
Hernan Cortes conquistador, explorer
Penelope Cruz actress
Xavier Cugat bandleader
Salvador Dali surrealist, artist
Placido Domingo opera singer
Luis Miguel Dominguin bullfighter
Juan Sebastian Elcano explorer
Francisco de Enzinas humanist, translator
Gaspar de Espinosa explorer
Manuel de Falla composer
Jaime Ferran doctor, researcher
Sergio Garcia golfer
Pau Gasol basketball player
Antoni Gaudi architect
Luis de Gongora poet
Felipe Gonzalez politician, prime minister
Francisco de Goya painter, engraver
El Greco painter, sculptor
Yehuda Halevi philosopher
Francisco Hernandez botanist
Juan de Herrera architect
Vicente Blasco Ibanez novelist
Alberto Iglesias composer
Enrique Iglesias pop singer
Julio Iglesias pop singer
Manuel Jalon Corominas inventor
Juan Francisco de Guemes y Horcasitas army general, viceroy new spain
Miguel Angel Jiminez golfer
Enrique Jorda conductor, music director
Miguel Lopez de Legazpi explorer, conquistador
Ramon Llull philosopher
Ignatius of Loyola theologian
Torcuato Luca de Tena novelist
Paco de Lucia guitarist
Fray Luis de Leon poet
Antonio Machado poet, leader spanish literary movement
Salvador de Madariaga humanist
Maimonides philosopher
Gregorio Maranon humanist, medical scientist
Julian Marias philosopher
Joanot Martorell author
Joan Miro painter, sculptor
Rafael Nadal tennis player
Vasco Nunez de Balboa explorer
Jose Maria Olazabal golfer
Jose Ortega y Gasset philosopher
Pablo Picasso artist
Francisco Pizarro conquistador
Juan Ponce de Leon explorer
Gaspar de Portola explorer
Fernando de Quevedo novelist
Juan Ramon Jimenez poet
Santiago Ramon y Cajal histologist, physician, nobel laureate "founder modern neuroscience"
Rodrigo Rato politician
Arturo Perez Reverte novelist
Constante Ribalaigua legendary bartender, creator of daquiri
Fernando de Rojas novelist
Carlos Ruiz Zafon novelist
Gaspar Sanz composer
Jordi Savall film music composer
Andres Segovia classical guitarist
Alfredo Di Stefano footballer
Francisco Suarez philosopher
Javier Solana secretary general nato
Hernando de Soto explorer, conquistador
Francisco Tarrega composer, classical guitarist
Teresa of Avila mystic, author, reformer
Miguel de Unamuno author
Pedro de Valdivia conquistador
Antonio Buero Vallejo playwright
Lope de Vega dramatist, playwright
Diego Velazquez painter
Paz Vega actor
Tomas Luis de Victoria composer
David Villa footballer
Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero prime minister