Famous People CAM

  • Augusto Cesar Sandino

    He lead a protest of poor villagers against the US army. Even though he was assassinated, his acts are still known as inspirational.
  • Anastasio Somoza Garcia

    He became the leader of Nicaragua. He is a HUGE dictator. If his power was threatened, hey would assassinate the person who was threatening. He made the economy better but made the rights more harsh.
  • Ernesto Cardinal

    He was a Catholic priest before he became famous. He later became known for his work as a poet and became a theologian of the revolution against Somoza.
  • Gioconda Belli

    She wrote her first published poem when she was 22 years old. She was a copywriter during the day, at night though, she smuggled weapons, money, ect. for the Sandinista movement which was a protest during the Sandinista revolution.
  • Daniel Ortiga

    He is the current president of Nicaragua.
  • Denis Martinez

    He is the first Nicaraguan person to play in the MLB. His nickname is The President. He played for the Baltimore Oreals, Montreal Expos, Cleveland Indians, Seattle Mariners and Atlanta braves.
  • Violeta Barrios de Chamorro

    She was the first female president in Central America. Her husband was killed in a protest against Somoza.
  • Rubin Dario

    When he was a kid, hey could learn French by reading it. He then became a famous poet. He also appeared before the President.