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List of people with Basque ancestors

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This is a list of famous people which are of Basque ancestry. For this purpose, people considered are those with ancestors –either fully or partially– from the extended Basque Country (including the Basque Autonomous Community, the French Basque Country and Navarre).

It does not include people

  • born or resident in the Basque Country, unless self-identifying as not Basque (e.g. Galician immigrants, French immigrants etc.)
  • people born outside the Basque Country of Basque ancestry that either speak Basque or self-identify as being of Basque stock.

For notable Basques, please see List of Basques.

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ArtistsEdit

 
Iconic U.S. artist Frederic Remington was of Basque descent on his mother's side

AthletesEdit

Business peopleEdit

ClergyEdit

ExplorersEdit

JournalistsEdit

Military figuresEdit

MusiciansEdit

 
Famous opera singer, Plácido Domingo, is the son of Basque soprano Pepita Embil

Patrons of the ArtsEdit

PhilosophersEdit

Political figuresEdit

 
First Lady of Argentina, Eva Perón, better known as "Evita," was primarily of Basque descent; her husband, President Juan Perón, was also of partial Basque heritage

ScientistsEdit

WritersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Basque Studies Debut" (March/April 2007) Stanford Magazine. Retrieved 5 June 2010.
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  3. ^ "Fémina Rock: Mujeres de Armas Tomar" El Mundo (25 July 2001) Retrieved 5 June 2010
  4. ^ http://canales.diariovasco.com/ocio/meca/juanes-euskera-kepa-junkera-200911091001.php
  5. ^ "Basque Studies Debut" (March/April 2007) Stanford Magazine. Retrieved 5 June 2010.