A number of famous Nicaraguans have emerged from Nicaragua's somewhat turbulent past. The majority of these famous people from Nicaragua have played an important role in Nicaraguan politics or literature, but there are others who are known world wide for other reasons. On this page you will discover more about a number of famous Nicaraguans.
Nicaragua has long had a very interesting - and at times intense - political situation. This was especially so from the time of the country's gaining independence to the political battles of the 1970s. During this period of the country’s history, Nicaraguan politics was dominated by the Liberal and Conservative parties. While there were a number of smaller political parties, these were ...