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Colombian people of note include:
- Ricardo Acevedo Bernal (1867—1930), painter.
- Rodrigo Arenas Betancur (1919—1995), sculptor.
- Fernando Botero Angulo (born 1932), painter and sculptor.
- Pedro Nel Gómez Agudelo (1889—1989), muralist.
- Enrique Grau Araújo (1920—2004), painter.
- Santiago Martínez Delgado (1906—1954), muralist.
- Édgar Negret Dueñas (1920—2012), sculptor.
- Alejandro Obregón Roses (1920—1992), painter.
- Andrés de Santa María Hurtado (1860—1945), painter.
- Silvia Tcherassi Solano (born 1965), fashion designer.
- Yuri Alvear Orejuela (born 1986), Olympic judoka.
- Víctor Aristizábal Posada (born 1971), footballer.
- Faustino Asprilla Hinestroza (born 1969), footballer.
- Helmut Bellingrodt Wolff (born 1949), Olympic shooter.
- Antonio Cervantes Reyes (born 1945), boxer.
- Alejandro Falla Ramírez (born 1983), tennis player.
- Radamel Falcao García Zárate (born 1986), footballer.
- David González (born 1990), skateboarder.
- Boris de Greiff Bernal (1930—2011), chess player.
- Luis Herrera Herrera (born 1961), cyclist.
- René Higuita Zapata (born 1966), footballer
- Caterine Ibargüen Mena (born 1984), Olympic jumper.
- Iván Molina (born 1946), tennis player.
- Juan Pablo Montoya Roldán (born 1975), race car driver.
- Óscar Muñoz Oviedo (born 1993), Olympic taekwondo practitioner.
- Mariana Pajón Londoño (born 1991), Olympic cyclist.
- Faryd Mondragón Alí footballer.
- Nairo Quintana Rojas (born 1990), cyclist.
- Jonathan Romero Preciado (born 1986), boxer.
- Jackeline Rentería Castillo (born 1986), Olympic wrestler.
- Edgar Rentería Herazo (born 1975), baseballer.
- Ximena Restrepo Gaviria (born 1969), Olympic sprinter.
- Diego Salazar Quintero (born 1980), Olympic weightlifter
- Rigoberto Urán Urán (born 1987), Olympic cyclist.
- María José Uribe Durán (born 1990), golfer.
- María Isabel Urrutia Ocoró (born 1965), Olympic weightlifter.
- Carlos Valderrama Palacio (born 1961), footballer.
- Camilo Villegas Restrepo (born 1982), golfer.
- Alonso Zapata Ramírez (born 1958), chess player.
- Raúl Cuero Rengifo (born 1948), microbiologist.
- Arturo Escobar (born 1952), anthropologist.
- Julio Garavito Armero (1865-1920), astronomer.
- Salomón Hakim Dow (1922-2011), neurosurgeon.
- Rodolfo Llinás Riascos (born 1934), neuroscientist.
- Adriana Ocampo Uria (born 1955), planetary geologist.
- Guillermo Owen Salazar (born 1938), mathematician.
- Manuel Elkin Patarroyo Murillo (born 1946), immunologist.
- Eduardo Posada Flórez (born 1942), physicist.
- José Manuel Restrepo Vélez (1781-1863), botanist.
- Ana María Rey Ayala (born 1977), theoretical physicist.
- Jorge Reynolds Pombo (born 1936), electrical engineer.
- José Jerónimo Triana Silva (1826-1890), botanist.