Famous or notable Venezuelans include:

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Jimmy Alcock

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Martín Tovar y Tovar
Andrés Bello

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The following Venezuelans won a beauty title in the Big Four international beauty pageants: Miss Universe, Miss World, Miss International and Miss Earth;[1][2][3] the four major international beauty pageants for women.[4][5]

Stefanía Fernández, Miss Universe 2009

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Gabriela Isler, Miss Venezuela 2012 and Miss Universe 2013

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Édgar Ramírez

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Oscar Yanes

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Simón Bolívar
Francisco de Miranda
Leonor de La Guerra
  • Simón Bolívar (1783–1830), Wars of Independence leader, military commander, Father of the Nation
  • José Tomás Boves (1782–1814), Wars of Independence leader, military caudillo
  • Luisa Cáceres de Arismendi (1799–1866), heroine from the Venezuelan War of Independence
  • Pedro Camejo (better known as Negro Primero, or The First Black) (1790–1821), lieutenant at the Venezuelan war of independence
  • Agostino Codazzi (1793–1859), Italian born, military officer, cartographer, former governor of Barinas
  • Francisco de Miranda (1750–1816), Wars of Independence leader, veteran of the U.S. and French revolutions
  • Antonio José de Sucre (1795–1830), Wars of Independence leader, Grand Marshal of Ayacucho, president of Bolivia (1826–1828), president of Peru
  • Juan José Flores (1800–1864), founder of the Repubilic of Ecuador and its first President
  • Pedro Gual Escandón (1783–1862), President of Venezuela in 1858, 1859, and 1861
  • Santiago Mariño (1788–1854), hero in the Venezuelan War of Independence, and important leader of Venezuela's eastern
  • Cristóbal Mendoza (1772–1829), considered to be the first President of Venezuela
  • José Gregorio Monagas (1795–1858), hero of the Venezuelan War of Independence, and former president
  • José Tadeo Monagas (1784–1868), hero of the Venezuelan War of Independence, and former president
  • Mariano Montilla (1782–1851), Major General of the Army of Venezuela in the Venezuelan War of Independence
  • José Antonio Páez (1790–1873), Wars of Independence leader, former president
  • José Félix Ribas (1775–1815), leader and hero of the Venezuelan War of Independence
  • Juan Germán Roscio (1763–1821), lawyer and politician, main editor of the Venezuelan Declaration of Independence and chief architect of the Venezuelan Constitution of 1811
  • Josefa Joaquina Sánchez (1765-1813), embroiderer of the first Venezuelan flag
  • Leonor de La Guerra y Vega Ramírez (died 1816), Venezuelan protester
  • Rafael Urdaneta (1788–1845), hero of the Latin American wars of independence
  • Fernando Adames Torres (1837–1910), General of the Army during the Revolution of Coro, Senator representing Lara State and Chief of Staff
  • Fermin Toro (1807–1865), politician, diplomat, writer, minister of Finance and Foreign Affairs, president of the 1858 National Convention
  • Buenaventura Macabeo Maldonado (1854–1901), military man and politician, a key figure in the political and military conflicts of the Venezuelan and Latin American Andes and Member of the Venezuelan Chamber of Deputies for the state of Táchira in 1878 and 1893
  • Samuel Darío Maldonado (1870–1925), Venezuelan surgeon, anthropologist, writer, journalist and politician, Minister of Public Instruction of Venezuela in 1908

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Reynaldo Armas

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Teresa Carreño

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Andrés Galarraga
Bobby Abreu
Ozzie Guillén
Omar Vizquel
César Baena
Donta Smith
Gregory Vargas

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See also:
List of players from Venezuela in Major League Baseball
Venezuelan Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

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  1. ^ Vietnam, News (8 October 2008). "Những scandal của Miss World". Vietnam Express. Retrieved 9 November 2015. {{cite news}}: |first= has generic name (help)
  2. ^ Ibrahim, Lynda (13 September 2013). "The misses and missuses of the world". The Jakarta Post. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  3. ^ Lowe, Aya (25 January 2016). "Philippines' Miss Universe returns home, ignites dreams". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  4. ^ Jun, Kwanwoo (3 December 2003). "Lost in Storm's Debris: A Beauty Pageant". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved 9 November 2015.
  5. ^ Kenya, News (15 July 2011). "Beauty with scandals". Standard Digital News. Retrieved 9 November 2015. {{cite news}}: |first= has generic name (help)