During the course of history, many were the people originating from Cadiz, who made history for all kinds of reasons. Illustrious gaditanos (born in Cadiz) in their homeland and in all over the world.
We can start by any other person than the composer Manuel de Falla, born in Cadiz in 1876, a man delivered by its people, who had to exile in Argentina in 1939, as during the Civil War there was no place for him in Spain. We also have to point out the singer/songwriter Fosforito or the President of the first Republique Emilio Castelar.
Worthy mentioning are the writer Elvira Lindo and the poet Rafael Alberti, he was born in Puerto de Santa María.
In the present, in the world of entertainment we should mention the cellist Rocío Jurado, died in 2006 and the musical duo Andy Lucas, the guitarist Paco de Lucía and the comedians Pablo Carbonell and Paz Padilla or the sportsmen Francisco Narváez Kiko, Luis Fernández and Adolfo Aldana.
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