List of Famous people born in Mauritius

Nathacha Appanah

First Name Nathacha
Born on May 24, 1973 (age 50)

Nathacha Devi Pathareddy Appanah is a Mauritian-French author. She spent most of her teenage years in Mauritius and also worked as a journalist/columnist at Le Mauricien and Week-End Scope before emigrating to France. She was a contributor to poetry and news section during her tenure in the magazines.

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Joël de Rosnay

First Name Joël
Last Name Rosnay
Born on June 12, 1937 (age 86)

Joël de Rosnay, is Docteur ès Sciences and scientific writer, presently President of Biotics International, a consulting company specialized in the impact of new technologies on industries, and Special Advisor to the President of the Universcience of which he was Director of Forecasting and Assessment until June 2002.

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Anerood Jugnauth

First Name Anerood
Born on March 29, 1930
Died on June 3, 2021 (aged 91)

Sir Anerood Jugnauth GCSK, KCMG, QC, MP, PC is a Mauritian politician and barrister who has served as both President and Prime Minister of Mauritius.

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Fabrice Lapierre

First Name Fabrice
Born on October 17, 1983 (age 40)

Fabrice Lapierre is a Mauritian-born Australian long jumper.

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Édouard Maunick

Joseph Marc Maunick
First Name Édouard
Last Name Maunick
Born on September 23, 1931
Died on April 10, 2021 (aged 89)
Born in Mauritius

Édouard Joseph Marc Maunick was a Mauritian poet, critic, and translator.

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Navin Ramgoolam

First Name Navin
Born on July 14, 1947 (age 76)

Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam, GCSK, FRCP is a Mauritian politician who was Prime Minister of Mauritius from 2005 to 2014 and leader of the Labour Party (Mauritius). He was Leader of the Opposition from 1991 to 1995. He served as Prime Minister for the first time from December 1995 until September 2000, and became Leader of the Opposition again from October 2000 to 4 July 2005. On 5 July 2005, he became prime minister for a second term after his Alliance Sociale won the general elections. He served again as Prime Minister from 2005 to 2014, when he was defeated afterwards.

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Kate Foo Kune

First Name Kate
Last Name Kune
Born on March 29, 1993 (age 31)
Height 162 cm | 5'4

Kate Foo Kune is a badminton player from Mauritius. She began playing badminton in Mauritius at age six. Her first major tournament participation was 2013 BWF World Championships in China, where she lost in the first round of women's singles to Sarah Walker of England. Foo Kune represented her country at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. She was the flag bearer for Mauritius during the Parade of Nations.

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Cassam Uteem

First Name Cassam
Born on March 22, 1941 (age 83)

Cassam Uteem, GCSK is a Mauritian political figure who served as President of Mauritius from 30 June 1992 to 15 February 2002 and is the longest serving President of Mauritius, having served for nine years.

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Sarojini Jugnauth

First Name Sarojini
Born on April 20, 1939 (age 85)

Sarojini Ballah, The Right Honorable Lady Jugnauth, a former Spouse of the Prime Minister of Mauritius is the wife of Sir Anerood Jugnauth. She previously held the position from 1982 to 1995 and from 2000 to 2003, most recent from 2014 to 2017. She was the First Lady of Mauritius from 2003 to 2012 when her husband served as President of the country. She is a primary school teacher by profession and is the mother of Shalini Malhotra and Pravind Jugnauth.

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Karl Offmann

First Name Karl
Last Name Offmann
Born on November 25, 1940
Died on March 12, 2022 (aged 81)

Karl Auguste Offmann, GCSK is a Mauritian politician.

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