Top 100+ Famous Ghanaians Ever


We’ve decided to make a list of famous Ghanaians, either born or has their origin in Ghana.One thing that is common among everyone we’ve listed here is that they have in one way or the other made a pronounced influence in the history of Ghana and the world  at large in diverse fields and works of life. Below is the comprehensive list of such individuals, these individuals are great men and women that will always be remembered in the annals of history of this great nation, here goes the list.

A Comprehensive List of Popular Ghanaians

Famous Ghanaian Academia and Educators

  • Ernest Aryeetey
  • George Ayittey, economist, author, professor and president of the Free Africa Foundation
  • James Emman Kwegyir Aggrey, intellectual, missionary, and teacher
  • Beattie Casely-Hayford, engineer
  • Gus Casely-Hayford, curator and cultural historian
  • John Atta Mills, former President of the Fourth Republic of Ghana and University professor of law
  • Edward S. Ayensu, economist, scientist and former chairman of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
  • Kofi Annan, economist and chancellor of the University of Ghana
  • Kwesi Botchwey, professor and lawyer
  • Ken Attafuah
  • Patrick Awuah,Jnr., founder of Ashesi University
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