Namesakes

Notable Actors and Actresses: 1 actor
Raúl Juliá   1940-1994  
Notable Athletes: 5 soccer, 1 basketball, 1 chess
(chess) José Raúl Capablanca   1888-1942  
(basketball) Fabricio Oberto (a.k.a. Raúl)   1975-  
(soccer) Egidio Arévalo Ríos (a.k.a. Raúl)   1982-  
(soccer) Raul Meireles   1983-  
(soccer) Raúl Albiol   1985-  
(soccer) Emiliano Sala (a.k.a. Raúl)   1990-2019  
(soccer) Raúl Jiménez   1991-  
Olympic Medalists: 2 bronze, 2 gold, 1 gold/bronze, 1 silver, 1 silver/gold
(bronze) Raúl Fernández   1936   basketball  
(bronze) Raúl Mera   1956   basketball  
(silver/gold) Raúl González   1984   20 km walk; 50 km walk  
(gold) José Raúl Delgado   1992   baseball  
(gold/bronze) Fabricio Oberto (a.k.a. Raúl)   2004; 2008   basketball  
(silver) Raül López   2008   basketball  
(gold) Raúl Jiménez   2012   football  
Other Leaders: 1 president
President Raúl Castro   2008-2018   Cuba