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Some Famous People with the surname of Bonilla

Wikipedia Roberto Martin Antonio "Bobby" Bonilla (, born February 23, 1963 in The Bronx, New York) is a former player in Major League Baseball who played from 1986 to 2001.
Wikipedia Henry Bonilla (born January 2, 1954) is a former congressman who represented Texas's 23rd congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Wikipedia General Manuel Bonilla (1849-1913) was President of Honduras from April 13, 1903 to February 25, 1907, and again from February 1, 1912 till March 21, 1913.
Wikipedia Professor Frank Bonilla (born 1925) is an American academic of Puerto Rican descent who became a leading figure in Puerto Rican Studies.
Wikipedia Rodrigo Lara Bonilla (born in Neiva, Huila) was a Colombian politician.
Wikipedia Vicente Enrique "Henry" Bonilla (born August 16, 1978 in San Salvador, El Salvador) is a minor league pitcher, who is currently a free agent.
Wikipedia Jose Bonilla (born 1967-11-19 in El Tigre, Anzo?tegui) is a former Venezuelan professional boxer.