Every country has its famous people everybody knows and is proud of. Spaniards, as you will see from this non-exclusive and well reduced list, can be characterized by creativity and innovation. Painters and artists in general have these attributes but also business men who innovated largely in their industries and are chosen by many others as references for their business models like Zara and Santander (the largest Spanish bank). Finally, athletes need apart from power this portion of creativity and mental freshness which makes them succeeding.

In the same way, IE Business School is recognized by its continuous innovation and the entrepreneurial spirit…. because in its heart itâ??s Spanish?

Here comes the list which his linked to the Wikipedia, just in case you wish to learn more about these famous Spaniards.

Antoni Gaudí
Diego de Silva â??Velázquezâ?
Francisco de Goya
Pablo Ruiz Picasso
Salvador Dalí

Antonio Banderas – Actor & Film Director
Ferrán Adriá – Owner of EL BULLI, considered world’s best cook 2006, 2007
Montserrat Caball̩ РOpera Singer
Pedro Almodovar – Film Director
Penélope Cruz â?? Actress
Placido Domingo – Opera Singer

Amancio Ortega – Founder & President of ZARA
Emilio Botín – Presidente of SANTANDER
Juan Antonio Samaranch – Former President of IOC

Fernando Alonso – Formula 1
Pau Gasol â?? Basketball
Rafa Nadal â?? Tennis
Raúl González – Football