Namesakes

Notable Artists: 1 painter
Diego Velázquez   1599-1660  
Notable Athletes: 10 soccer, 1 rugby, 1 tennis
(soccer) Diego Maradona   1960-  
(soccer) Diego Forlán   1979-  
(soccer) Diego Pérez   1980-  
(soccer) Diego Lugano   1980-  
(soccer) Diego Cavalieri   1982-  
(soccer) Diego Benaglio   1983-  
(soccer) Diego Godín   1986-  
(soccer) Diego Costa   1988-  
(rugby) Diego Magno   1989-  
(soccer) Diego Calvo   1991-  
(tennis) Diego Schwartzman   1992-  
(soccer) Diego Antonio Reyes   1992-  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 1 explorer
Diego de Almagro   1479-1538  
Olympic Medalists: 2 gold, 1 bronze/silver
(gold) Gabriel Fernández (a.k.a. Diego)   2004   basketball  
(bronze/silver) Diego Occhiuzzi   2008; 2012   fencing  
(gold) Diego Antonio Reyes   2012   football  
Saints: 5 blessed, 2 saints
Blessed Diego de Acebo   ?-1207  
Saint Diego of Alcala   1400-1463  
Saint Diego Kisai   ?-1597  
Blessed Diego Carvalho   ?-1624  
Blessed Diego Aloysius de San Vitores   1627-1672  
Blessed Diego José of Cadiz   1743-1801  
Blessed Diego Oddi   1839-1919