Famous people from Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Here is a list of famous people from Saint Pierre and Miquelon. Curious if anybody from Saint Pierre and Miquelon made it our most famous people in the world list? Read the aformentioned article in order to find out.
Denis Kang is a Canadian mixed martial artist of Korean and French descent. He was the PRIDE FC welterweight grand prix finalist in which he lost to Kazuo Misaki. Kang is a 2nd degree Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, originally trained and mentored by Marcus Soares. He holds notable victories over Minoru Suzuki, Pat Healy, Andrei Semenov, Mark Weir, Murilo Rua, Amar Suloev, Akihiro Gono, Marvin Eastman, and Xavier Foupa-Pokam.
Julien Kang is an actor.
Henry Hughes Hough
Henry Hughes Hough was a Rear Admiral of the United States Navy and one-time military Governor of the United States Virgin Islands. He was born in the French overseas colony of Saint-Pierre and Miquelon, off the coast of Newfoundland. Hough graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1891. He served on board the torpedo boat Morris during the Spanish-American War. Following the war, he alternated assignments in the Naval Intelligence office with ship-board duties. In 1911, he was made the Navy attache to France and, later, to Russia. From 1914 to 1915, he was given his first command: the gunboat Wilmington, assigned to the Naval Academy. In 1918, he was made a district commander in Brest, France. He was subsequently also a commissioner of the Prisoner of War Conference in Berne, Switzerland. From 1919 to 1921, he commanded the battleship Utah, and from 1921 to 1922, the New York. In 1922, while still a Captain, he was appointed as the Governor of the United States Virgin Islands, a role that he only acted in for a year. Hough was the first non-acting military governor to govern as a Captain, rather than a Rear Admiral, and the first not to be born in the United States.
Denis Wang is an actor.
Paule Pepin Fitzpatrick
Paule Pepin Fitzpatrick was a songwriter and the wife of Atahualpa Yupanqui.