Famous Puerto Ricans


Learn about the people who have influenced the history of Puerto Rico, listed in alphabetical order by last names.

This is by no means a comprehensive list, it was designed to serve as a starting point. It is clear that this page does not contain all the information relevant to the subject. However, if you wish to contribute with information, please feel free to do so, credits will be given to contributors.

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Did You Know?

The term "china" originated from a brand of oranges that came to Puerto Rico in the 19th century, advertised as names "Naranjas de la China/Oranges from China" China in PR is the color orange and the fruit. naranja, which is used for oranges in most Spanish speaking countries, only refers to the bitter orange in Puerto Rico.