Colombian people of Lebanese descent

Posted Sep 15, 2010
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  1. Shakira



    Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (/ʃəˈkɪərə/; born February 2, 1977) is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, record producer, choreographer, and model. Born and raised in Barranquilla, she began performing in school, demonstrating Latin, Arabic, and rock and roll influences and belly dancing abilities. Shakira released her first studio albums, Magia and Peligro, in the early 1990s, failing to attain commercial success; however, she rose to prominence in Latin America with her major-label debut, Pies Descalzos (1996), and her fourth album, Dónde Están los Ladrones? (1998).

  2. John Leguizamo

    John Leguizamo


    John Alberto Leguizamo (/ˌlɛɡwɪˈzɑːm/; born July 22, 1964) is a ColombianAmerican actor, voice actor, producer, comedian, playwright and screenwriter. As of 2009, Leguizamo has appeared in over 75 films, produced over 10 films, starred on Broadway in several productions (winning several awards), made over a dozen television appearances, and has produced or starred in many other television shows.

  3. Valerie Domínguez

    Valerie Domínguez


    Valerie Domínguez Tarud (born January 12, 1981 in Barranquilla) is a Colombian actress, model, designer and beauty pageant titleholder who represented her country at Miss Universe 2006 where she finished in the Top 10.

  4. Paola Turbay

    Paola Turbay


    Paola Turbay Gómez (born November 29, 1970) is a Colombian-American actress model, beauty queen, and television presenter.

  5. Majida Issa

    Majida Issa


    Majida Margarita Issa Belloto (San Andrés, Colombia; 27 of June 1981) Majida Issa is a Colombian actress. Is granddaughter of Teresa Gutiérrez and niece of Miguel Varoni.

  6. Adriana Tarud

    Adriana Tarud


    Adriana Cecilia Tarud Durán (born 1980 in Barranquilla) is a Colombian beauty queen crowned Miss Colombia 2004. She failed to place at Miss Universe 2005 held in Thailand. She and her cousin Valerie Dominguez are of Lebanese ancestry.

  7. Diana Turbay

    Diana Turbay


    Diana Turbay Quintero (March 9, 1950 – January 25, 1991) was a Colombian journalist kidnapped by the Medellín Cartel and killed by the Colombia National Police during a rescue attempt. Her story was portrayed in News of a Kidnapping, a non-fiction book by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

  8. Faryd Mondragón

    Faryd Mondragón


    Faryd Camilo Mondragón Alí (Arabic: فريد موندراغون‎, born 21 June 1971) is a retired Colombian footballer who last played as a goalkeeper for Deportivo Cali in the Colombian First Division.

  9. Dumar Aljure

    Dumar Aljure


    Dumar Aljure (1928-April 5, 1968) was a Colombian guerrilla fighter and political figure.

  10. Jairo Clopatofsky

    Jairo Clopatofsky


    Jairo Raúl Clopatofsky Ghisays (born 20 October 1961) is a Colombian politician. A Party of the U politician, Clopatofsky had served in the Congress of Colombia, as Senator and as Representative for the Capital District, and most recently as the 17th General Director of Coldeportes from 2010 to 2012.

  11. Salomón Hakim

    Salomón Hakim


    Salomón Hakim Dow (4 June 1922 – 5 May 2011) was a Colombian neurosurgeon, researcher, and inventor. A descendent of Lebanese immigrants, he is known for his work on neurosurgery and for the precursor of the modern valve treatment for hydrocephalus.

  12. Julio César Turbay Ayala

    Julio César Turbay Ayala


    Julio César Turbay Ayala (18 June 1916 – 13 September 2005) was the 25th President of Colombia from 1978 to 1982.

  13. Fuad Reveiz

    Fuad Reveiz


    Fuad Reveiz (born February 24, 1963) is a former American football placekicker who played 10 seasons in the National Football League. He was drafted in the seventh round of the 1985 NFL Draft by the Miami Dolphins. He also played for the San Diego Chargers and the Minnesota Vikings. He was a Pro Bowl selection in 1994. He played college football at Tennessee from 1981 to 1984, where he holds the school record for the longest field goal (60 yards).

  14. Alberto Rujana

    Alberto Rujana


    Alberto Rujana Perdomo (born 29 March 1955) is a Lebanese Colombian football manager. He was lately the manager of Llaneros F.C. from the Categoría Primera B until October 2013.

  15. Robert Farah Maksoud

    Robert Farah Maksoud


    Robert Farah Maksoud (born 6 November 1987) is a Colombian professional tennis player.

  16. Mauricio Hadad

    Mauricio Hadad


    Mauricio Hadad (born December 7, 1971 in Cali) is a former tennis player from Colombia.

  17. Nydia Quintero Turbay

    Nydia Quintero Turbay


    Nydia Quintero Turbay (born 28 August 1932) is the ex-wife of the 25th President of Colombia, Julio César Turbay Ayala, and served as First Lady of Colombia from 1978 to 1982 when they were still married.

  18. Claudia Turbay Quintero

    Claudia Turbay Quintero


    Claudia Turbay Quintero (born 27 June 1952) is a Colombian journalist and diplomat. She has served as Ambassador of Colombia to Switzerland, with dual accreditation as Non-Resident Ambassador to Liechtenstein, Ambassador of Colombia to Uruguay with dual accreditation as Permanent Representative of Colombia to the Latin American Integration Association in Montevideo, and had over 27 years of experience working with Proexport, holding various positions including Commercial Director in the Miami offices, and Vice President, eventually being appointed President of the agency in 2002.

  19. Francisco José Jattin Safar

    Francisco José Jattin Safar


    Francisco José Jattin Safar (born ) was a Colombian politician and diplomat. He was Senator of Colombia from 1994 to 1996, when he lost his seat in Congress for his connection to the proceso 8000. Jattin also served as Chamber Representative for Córdoba, where he was President of the Chamber for three terms.

  20. Zulema Jattin Corrales

    Zulema Jattin Corrales


    Zulema del Carmen Jattin Corrales (born 31 July 1969) is a polician, and former Senator of Colombia and Chamber Representative for the Department of Córdoba.

  21. José Name Terán

    José Name Terán


    José Antonio Name Terán (1 January 1936 – 5 September 2011) was a lawyer and former Senator of Colombia. Considered a Liberal caudillo, he was one of the longest serving senators in Congress and one of the most influential politicians of the Caribbean Region of Colombia. He also served in Colombia as Minister of Labour, Member of the Chamber of Representatives, and a Deputy to the Atlántico Departmental Assembly.

  22. Carlos Cure

    Carlos Cure


    Carlos Cure Cure (born 1944) is the Ambassador of Colombia to Venezuela. A civil engineer, Cure has also served as chairman of Bavaria, S.A., the biggest and most important brewery of Colombia, and Avianca, S.A., the national flag carrier of Colombia.

  23. Julio César Turbay Quintero

    Julio César Turbay Quintero


    Julio César Turbay Quintero (born in 1949) is a Colombian lawyer and politician. A Liberal party politician, he served as the 33rd Comptroller General of Colombia, Senator and Chamber Representative, as well as Deputy to the Cundinamarca Departmental Assembly, and Councilmember to various Municipal Councils in Cundinamarca including the Bogotá City Council.

  24. Iván Leonidas Name Vásquez

    Iván Leonidas Name Vásquez

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    Iván Leonidas Name Vásquez (born 18 June 1957) is a Senator of Colombia. A Green party politician he reached the Senate in 2010 after serving as Member of the Chamber of Representatives, Councillor for Bogotá, and Deputy to the Cundinamarca Departmental Assembly.

  25. José David Name

    José David Name

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    José David Name Cardozo (born 18 November 1968) is a Colombian senator. He is a member of the Party of the U, and is the son of former Senator José Name Terán. He became a senator in 2006 after serving as consul of Colombia in New York from 1999 to 2005.

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