This is a list of notable people from the East African nation of Rwanda.
- Simon Bikindi (b. 1954), singer-songwriter convicted in 2008 of inciting violence during the 1994 genocide.
- Agathe Habyarimana (widow of former President Juvénal Habyarimana)
- Félicien Kabuga (b. 1935), businessman
- Joseph Kavaruganda (former president of Rwanda's Constitutional Court)
- Léon Mugesera, university lecturer accused of inciting genocide.
- Ferdinand Nahimana, historian
- Samuel Ndashyikirwa, businessman
- Hassan Ngeze (b. 1962), journalist
- Étienne Nzabonimana (b. 1950), businessman
- Sonia Rolland (former Miss France)
- Queen Rosalie Gicanda (wife of King Mutara III of Rwanda)
- Georges Ruggiu (b. 1957), radio presenter
- Paul Rusesabagina (b. 1954), hotel manager known for saving refugees in the 1994 genocide
- Benjamin Sehene (b. 1959), author
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