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The most famous people in Argentina

Indeed, the majority remembers the revolutionary Che Guevara and football player Maradona. But we will also tell you about other famous people of this wonderful country.

Let's start with the very top-rated names.

Ernesto Che Guevara is a famous Latin American revolutionary, commandant of the Cuban Revolution and politician of Cuba. He is considered the founder of a new theory of revolution – not to wait until society is ready but to act in small groups of trained revolutionaries.

Diego Maradona is a world-famous Argentinian football player with many titles: the world champion, world vice-champion, football player of the year, the best player of the world championship, etc. He is an honorary citizen of Buenos Aires.

Lionel Messi is a world-famous footballer who multiplied his merits with the recent victory at the World Cup. In Argentina, they even plan to issue banknotes with his image.

Eva Peron is the First Lady of Argentina (1946–1952) and the wife of President Juan Peron. A commemorative banknote was issued in her honour, and an asteroid and even a small town in the province of Buenos Aires were named as a tribute to her.

Carlos Gardel is a composer, singer and actor of the early 20th century. He is called one of the most significant figures in the history of tango. This man's birthday was recognised as International Tango Day, celebrated on December 11th. Yet, the song "Por una Cabeza" in the famous film "The Smell of a Woman" brought him the greatest fame.

Juan Manuel Fangio is a five-time Formula One champion driver. In his professional environment, he had the nickname "Maestro".

Jorge Luis Borges is a prose writer and publicist considered one of the founders of Hispanic avant-gardism. His most famous works are "The Aleph", "The Library of Babylon ", and "The Lottery in Babylon".

Pope Francis became the first non-European pope in history. Before that, he worked as a teacher at Catholic colleges in Buenos Aires.

Martha Argerich is a pianist and one of the most famous women in the world of classical music.