Avelino Cachafeiro Bugallo, O Gaiteiro de Soutelo (Soutelo de Montes, A Madanela de Montes, Forcarei|Soutelo de Montes, May 26, 1899 – April 13, 1972) was a Galician musician, who played the gaita, the traditional Galician bagpipe. Cachafeiro also wrote poetry, painted, and owned businesses. In 1969, he published Voando coas aas da vida (Flying with the Wings of Life), a book of poetry.
José Dira Avelino (August 5, 1890 – July 21, 1986) was the first President of the Senate of the Third Republic of the Philippines and the second President of the Liberal Party. He was Senate President pro tempore to President Manuel Quezon prior to the establishment of the Commonwealth.
Andrés Avelino Cáceres Dorregaray (November 10, 1836 – October 10, 1923) served as the President of Peru three times during the 19th century, from 1881 to 1882 as the 34th President of Peru, then from 1886 to 1890 as the 36th President of Peru, and again from 1894 to 1895 as the 38th President of Peru. In Peru, he is considered a national hero for leading the resistance to Chilean occupation during the War of the Pacific (1879–1883), where he fought as a General in the Peruvian Army.