- Dayanand Bandodkar, First Chief Minister of Goa.
- Dr. Jack de Sequeira, prominent campaigner for the opinion poll that retained Goa as an independent state.
- Manohar Parrikar, Chief Minister of Goa.
- Abbé Faria, a priest, a key participant in the Conspiracy Of The Pintos; later became a famous hypnotist and revolutionary in France
- Pio Gama Pinto, Kenyan Freedom Fighters and Polictian, and director of the Pan African Press
- Eduardo Faleiro: prominent politician and former central minister
- Narana Coissoró, a person who left is motherland Goa to serve the Portuguese people and became member of the Portuguese Parliament.
- António Costa is Socialist Mayor of Lisbon and is of partial Goan descent, his father was the writer Orlando da Costa and his mother the writer Maria Antónia Palla.
- Otelo Saraiva de Carvalho, formerly a Portuguese military officer, was the chief strategist of the 1974 Carnation Revolution in Lisbon was born in Lourenço Marques (now Maputo), Mozambique of some Goan ancestry
- Pandurang Purushottam Shirodkar, First speaker of Goa Assembly.
- Luís de Menezes Bragança, Prominent journalist, writer and anti-colonial activist
- Erasmo de Sequeira Head of United Goans Party and Former Member of the Indian Parliament at New Delhi
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