Synonyms of dignitary in English:
there are many foreign dignitaries attending today's ceremony
grandee, important person, VIP, very important person, notable, notability, worthy, personage, luminary, public figure, pillar of society, leading light, leader, panjandrum;
famous person, distinguished person, eminent person, eminence, celebrity, celebutante, personality, name, big name, household name, star, superstar
informal heavyweight, bigwig, biggie, top brass, top dog, Mr Big, big gun, big shot, big noise, big fish, big cheese, big chief, supremo, somebody, someone, celeb, Lord Muck, Lady Muck
British informal nob
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