List of people from Goa

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This is a list of famous and notable people from Goa, India. This list includes Goans and persons of Goan origin who are known to a large number of people, and not based on the extent of their popularity. Neither is the list viewed from the context of the present. Their fame could be brief; what matters is that they were well known during the peak of their popularity. The names are arranged in alphabetical order in their respective categories.



Business people



Indologists & Archeologists

Lawyers & Judges


Models and Pageants

Musicians & Singers





Priests, Nuns, Bishops and Religious leaders

Scientists and Researchers



Writers, Editors & Journalists

  • Armand de Souza (1877–1922), founding editor of the Morning Leader in Ceylon; early freedom fighter; jailed by the British colonial government for advocating democracy, but was released following public protests; author of Hundred days in Ceylon under martial law in 1915; [8] father of Senator Doric de Souza (Professor of English) and the late editor of the Times of Ceylon, Tory de Souza
  • B. D. Satoskar, author, ex-editor of Gomantak daily
  • Chandrakant Keni, retired editor of Marathi daily Rashtramat and Konkani daily Sunaparant; former freelance journalist; was associated with the development of Konkani language; won Sahitya Academy Award for his book Ashadh Pawali
  • Dom Moraes (1938–2004), won the American Press Club Citation for Excellence in Reporting, for some 20 articles he wrote for the New York Times Sunday Magazine; poet
  • Francisco Luís Gomes (1829–1869), Portuguese physician, politician, writer, historian, and economist
  • Frank Simoes, Goan advertising executive; author of Glad Season in Goa
  • Frank Moraes, editor of prominent newspapers in post-independence India, including The Indian Express
  • Ian Fyfe (d. 2005), cricketer, coach and a sports journalist from Karachi, Pakistan
  • Ivo de Figueiredo (born 1966), Norwegian historian, biographer and critic of Goan origin
  • Lambert Mascarenhas, author of the novel Sorrowing Lies My Land (1955); editor of the Goan Tribune; founder editor of Goa Today, former editor of The Navhind Times; won the State Cultural award
  • Manohar Rai Sardesai, Konkani and French novelist and poet
  • Maria Aurora Couto, writer, academic and literary critic with books including Graham Greene: On the Frontier, Politics and Religion in the Novels, and Goa: A Daughter's Story
  • Olivinho Gomes (St Estevam, Goa, 1943—30 July 2009), eminent Konkani scholar and former acting vice chancellor of the Goa
  • Orlando da Costa (1929–2006), Communist Portuguese poet and writer of Goan descent, born in the capital of the former Portuguese colony of Mozambique, Maputo
  • Ravindra Kelekar (born 1925), freedom fighter, writer and revivalist of the Konkani language
  • Sebastião Rodolfo Dalgado (1855–1922), from Assagão, linguist; knew Malayalam, Sinhala, Bengali, Kannada, Marathi, and Sanskrit; in 1892, he produced a Konkani-Portuguese dictionary and later a grammar
  • Teotonio R. de Souza, historian, founder-director of Xavier Centre of Historical Research, Goa (1979–1994); Fellow of the Portuguese Academy of History; author of publications on Goan history and culture


  1. ^ "Charles Correa Associates". Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  2. ^ J. Clement Vaz, "Profiles of Eminent Goans Past and Present", Concept Publishing Company, 1997, ISBN  9788170226192
  3. ^ Chatterjee, Sudeshna (31 August 2003). "Family Matters". The Times of India.
  4. ^ Vaz, J. Clement (1997). Profiles of eminent Goans, past and present. Concept Publishing Company. p. 118. ISBN  81-7022-619-8.
  5. ^ Cortesão, Armando; Teixeira da Mota, Avelino (1987). Portugaliae monumenta cartographica. Lisbon: INCM. p. Vol 5.
  6. ^ "Manohar Parrikar appointed as new Goa Chief Minister". The Economic Times. 13 March 2017. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  7. ^ Past speakers of Goa Archived 24 September 2009 at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ Hundred days in Ceylon under martial law in 1915. Printed by Woolridge & Co. 1916.

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