Namesakes

Manuel Comnenus   (m)   1118-1180  
Roman and Byzantine Emperors   1143-1180
Manuel Palaeologus   (m)   1350-1425  
Roman and Byzantine Emperors   1391-1425
Manuel I the Fortunate   (m)   1469-1521  
Portuguese Kings and Queens   1495-1521
Deodoro da Fonseca   (a.k.a. Manuel)   (m)   1827-1892  
Other Leaders   1889-1891   Brazil   (president)
Manuel Ruiz Zorrilla   (m)   1833-1895  
Spanish Prime Ministers   1871; 1872-1873
Manuel de Arriaga   (m)   1840-1917  
Portuguese Presidents and Prime Ministers   1911-1915   (president)
Manuel Ferraz de Campos Sales   (m)   1841-1913  
Other Leaders   1898-1902   Brazil   (president)
Manuel Allendesalazar   (m)   1856-1923  
Spanish Prime Ministers   1919-1920; 1921
Manuel Maria Coelho   (m)   1857-1943  
Portuguese Presidents and Prime Ministers   1921   (prime minister)
Manuel García Prieto   (m)   1859-1938  
Spanish Prime Ministers   1917; 1917-1918; 1918; 1922-1923
Manuel Teixeira Gomes   (m)   1860-1941  
Portuguese Presidents and Prime Ministers   1923-1925   (president)
Isaac Albéniz   (a.k.a. Manuel)   (m)   1860-1909  
Notable Musicians  
Manuel Gomes da Costa   (m)   1863-1929  
Portuguese Presidents and Prime Ministers   1926   (prime minister/president)
Manuel Portela Valladares   (m)   1868-1952  
Spanish Prime Ministers   1935-1936
Manuel Gonzalez Garcia   (m)   1877-1940  
Saints
Manuel L. Quezon   (m)   1878-1944  
Other Leaders   1935-1944   Philippines   (president)
Manuel Azaña   (m)   1880-1940  
Spanish Prime Ministers   1931-1933; 1936
Manuel II   (m)   1889-1932  
Portuguese Kings and Queens   1908-1910
Manuel Roxas   (m)   1892-1948  
Other Leaders   1946-1948   Philippines   (president)
Manuel Plaza   (m)   1900-1969  
Olympic Medalists   1928   marathon   (silver)
Manuel Urrutia Lleó   (m)   1901-1981  
Other Leaders   1959   Cuba   (president)
Juan Manuel Fangio   (m)   1911-1995  
Notable Athletes   (driving)
Carlos Manuel Rodríguez Santiago   (m)   1918-1963  
Saints
Bobby Capó   (a.k.a. Manuel)   (m)   1922-1989  
Notable Musicians  
Manuel dos Santos   (m)   1939-  
Olympic Medalists   1960   swimming - 100 m freestyle   (bronze)
Lolo Sainz   (a.k.a. Manuel)   (m)   1940-  
Notable Athletes   (basketball)
José Manuel Monsalve   (m)   1945-  
Notable Athletes   (basketball)
Juan Manuel Santos   (m)   1951-  
Nobel Prize Winners   2016   (peace)
José Manuel Barroso   (m)   1956-  
Portuguese Presidents and Prime Ministers   2002-2004   (prime minister)
José Manuel Abascal Gómez   (m)   1958-  
Olympic Medalists   1984   1500 m   (bronze)
José Manuel Beirán   (m)   1959-  
Olympic Medalists   1984   basketball   (silver)
Manuel Estiarte   (m)   1961-  
Olympic Medalists   1992; 1996   water polo   (silver/gold)
Manuel Valls   (m)   1962-  
French Presidents and Prime Ministers   2014-2016   (prime minister)
Manuel Aller   (m)   1963-  
Notable Athletes   (basketball)
Manuel Silvestre Sánchez   (m)   1965-  
Olympic Medalists   1992   water polo   (silver)
Tilson Brito   (a.k.a. Manuel)   (m)   1972-  
Notable Athletes   (baseball)
Manuel Vega   (m)   1975-  
Olympic Medalists   2004   baseball   (gold)
José Calderón   (a.k.a. Manuel)   (m)   1981-  
Notable Athletes   (basketball)
Olympic Medalists   2008; 2012   basketball   (silver)
Hélder Postiga   (a.k.a. Manuel)   (m)   1982-  
Notable Athletes   (soccer)
Pepe Reina   (a.k.a. Manuel)   (m)   1982-  
Notable Athletes   (soccer)
Juan Manuel Leguizamón   (m)   1983-  
Notable Athletes   (rugby)
José Rojas   (a.k.a. Manuel)   (m)   1983-  
Notable Athletes   (soccer)
Silvestre Varela   (a.k.a. Manuel)   (m)   1985-  
Notable Athletes   (soccer)
Manuel Neuer   (m)   1986-  
Notable Athletes   (soccer)
Nolito   (a.k.a. Manuel)   (m)   1986-  
Notable Athletes   (soccer)
Juan Mata   (a.k.a. Manuel)   (m)   1988-  
Notable Athletes   (soccer)
Manuel Štrlek   (m)   1988-  
Olympic Medalists   2012   handball   (bronze)
Juan Manuel Gaminara   (m)   1989-  
Notable Athletes   (rugby)
Manuel Blengio   (m)   1994-  
Notable Athletes   (rugby)
Manuel Turizo   (m)   2000-  
Notable Musicians   reggaeton