People from Funchal

Posted Mar 28, 2012
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  1. Cristiano Ronaldo

    Cristiano Ronaldo


    Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro GOIH (born 5 February 1985), known as Cristiano Ronaldo is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team. He is a forward and serves as captain for Portugal.

  2. Alberto João Jardim

    Alberto João Jardim


    Alberto João Cardoso Gonçalves Jardim, ((born February 4, 1943 in Santa Luzia, Funchal, Madeira Island) is a Portuguese politician who was the President of the Regional Government of Madeira, Portugal, from 1978 to 2015. He is currently among the most controversial politicians of Portugal and referred to as the King of Madeira.

  3. Fátima Lopes

    Fátima Lopes


    Fátima Lopes, ComIH (born March 8, 1965) is a Portuguese fashion designer.

  4. Moises Henriques

    Moises Henriques


    Moisés Constantino Henriques (/ˈmzs hɛnˈrkɛs/; born 1 February 1987) is an Australian professional cricketer who currently plays for the New South Wales Blues. He is a high quality all-rounder in T20 matches.

  5. Artur de Sousa Pinga

    Artur de Sousa Pinga


    Artur de Sousa, known for his nickname Pinga (July 30, 1909 in Funchal – July 12, 1963 in Porto) was a footballer and later coach who made his name in FC Porto, club he served until his death in 1963.

  6. Joe Berardo

    Joe Berardo


    José Manuel Rodrigues Berardo, (born 4 July 1944), best known as Joe Berardo, is a Portuguese businessman, stock investor, speculator, and art collector. According to Portuguese magazine Exame, he has an estimated net worth of €598 million, making him one of the wealthiest people in Portugal.

  7. Virgilio Teixeira

    Virgilio Teixeira


    Virgilio Delgado Teixeira (26 October 1917 – 5 December 2010) was a Portuguese film, television and stage actor, known for roles in Portuguese, Spanish and American films. He was known as a Portuguese "heartthrob" and a leading actor during the 1940s and 1950s.

  8. Lomelino Silva

    Lomelino Silva


    Lomelino Silva (26 December 1892 – 1967) born in Funchal in Rua das Maravilhas, in the Parish of São Pedro on 26 December 1892 on the Portuguese island of Madeira. He is known as the Portuguese Caruso.

  9. Maria Teresinha Gomes

    Maria Teresinha Gomes


    Maria Teresinha Gomes (1933, Funchal – 2007) also known as a generala was a Portuguese woman notable for spending nearly 20 years successfully pretending to be a male army general.

  10. Briguel



    Nuno Miguel Pereira Sousa (born 8 March 1979), known as Briguel, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for C.S. Marítimo as a right back.

  11. Rúben Rafael Sousa Ferreira

    Rúben Rafael Sousa Ferreira


    Rúben Rafael Sousa Ferreira (born 17 February 1990 in Funchal, Madeira) is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for C.S. Marítimo as a full back (especially on the left flank).

  12. Márcio Abreu

    Márcio Abreu


    Márcio Nuno Ornelas Abreu (born 25 April 1980 in Funchal, Madeira) is a Portuguese retired professional footballer who played as a winger.

  13. Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos

    Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos


    Aires de Ornelas e Vasconcelos (1837 – 1880) was the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Goa.

  14. Alexandre Gonçalves

    Alexandre Gonçalves


    Alexandre Henrique Gonçalves de Freitas (born 27 August 1991), commonly known as Alex, is a Portuguese professional footballer who plays for Vitória S.C. mainly as a left winger.

  15. Fernando Dinarte Santos Silva

    Fernando Dinarte Santos Silva


    Fernando Dinarte Santos Silva (born 3 October 1980), known simply as Fernando, is a Portuguese retired footballer. Mainly a central defender, he could also appear as a defensive midfielder.

  16. Arsénio Pompílio Pompeu de Carpo

    Arsénio Pompílio Pompeu de Carpo


    Arsénio Pompílio Pompeu de Carpo (born Funchal 1792 – died 1869) was a Portuguese slave trader, freemason, poet and journalist, who was active mainly in Angola and Brazil.

  17. Alfredo Rodrigues Gaspar

    Alfredo Rodrigues Gaspar


    Alfredo Rodrigues Gaspar (8 December 1865 in Funchal – 1 December 1938 in Lisbon) was a Portuguese military officer and politician. Rodrigues Gaspar was President of the Ministry (Prime Minister) of one of the many governments of the Portuguese First Republic.

  18. Ricardo Miguel Coelho Fernandes

    Ricardo Miguel Coelho Fernandes


    Ricardo Miguel Coelho Fernandes (born 29 September 1991 in Funchal, Madeira) is a Portuguese footballer who plays for C.S. Marítimo B as a midfielder.

  19. Marco Paulo Paiva Rocha

    Marco Paulo Paiva Rocha


    Marco Paulo Paiva Rocha (born 7 February 1973 in Funchal, Madeira), known as Paiva, is a Portuguese retired footballer who played as a defensive midfielder, and a current manager.

  20. Luís Olim

    Luís Olim


    Luís Miguel de Olim Andrade (born 27 August 1981 in Funchal, Madeira), known as Olim, is a Portuguese retired professional footballer. A versatile defender, he could play on either flank or in the middle.

  21. Zé Vítor

    Zé Vítor


    José Vítor Jardim Vieira (born 11 February 1982), commonly known as Zé Vítor, is a Portuguese footballer who plays for Cypriot club Karmiotissa Pano Polemidion as a right midfielder.

  22. Lloyd Mathews

    Lloyd Mathews


    Sir Lloyd William Mathews, GCMGCB (7 March 1850 – 11 October 1901) was a British naval officer, politician and abolitionist. Mathews joined the Royal Navy as a cadet at the age of 13 and progressed through the ranks to lieutenant. He was involved with the Third Anglo-Ashanti War of 1873–4, afterwards being stationed in East Africa for the suppression of the slave trade. In 1877 he was seconded from the navy to Sultan Barghash of Zanzibar in order to form a European-style army; he would remain in the employment of the government of Zanzibar for the rest of his life. His army quickly reached 6,300 men and was used in several expeditions to suppress the slave trade and rebellions against the Zanzibar government.

  23. José Vicente Barbosa du Bocage

    José Vicente Barbosa du Bocage


    José Vicente Barbosa du Bocage (2 May 1823 – 3 November 1907) was a Portuguese zoologist and politician. He was the curator of Zoology at the Museu Nacional de Lisboa in Lisbon. He published numerous works on mammals, birds, and fishes. In the 1880s he became the Minister of the Navy and later the Minister for Foreign Affairs for Portugal. The zoology collection at the Lisbon Museum is called the Bocage Museum in his honor.

  24. Diogo Firmino

    Diogo Firmino


    Diogo Firmino da Silva Fernandes (born 14 November 1996 in Funchal, Madeira), known as Firmino, is a Portuguese footballer who plays for C.F. União as a forward.

  25. Rogério Apolónio de Sousa

    Rogério Apolónio de Sousa


    Rogério Apolónio de Sousa (18 April 1910 – 1976) was a Portuguese footballer who played as an outside forward.

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