List of Aromanians
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This is a list in progress of world famous or important Aromanians and people having Aromanian ancestry.
- Herbert von Karajan
- Camil Ressu, Romanian painter
- Branislav Nušić (real name Alkibijad Nuša), Serbian playwright, comediographer and journalist
- Manaki brothers (Yanaki and Milton Manaki), Macedonian photographers and filmmakers; pioneers of film and photography in the Balkans, from Bitola, Republic of Macedonia;
- Alexandru Arşinel, well known Romanian actor and comedian
- Stere Gulea, Romanian film maker and Government official
- Florica Prevenda, Romanian painter
- Aleksander Stavre Drenova
- Elvira Diamanti
- Toma Caragiu, Romanian actor
- Sander Prosi
- Margarita Xhepa
- Taško Načić, Serbian actor
- Alexandru Arsinel, Romanian actor and comedian
- Stere Gulea, Romanian film maker and Governmenet official
- Ion Caramitru, Romanian actor, former Minister of Culture and Director of the Romanian National Theatre
- Dan Piţa, Romanian filmmaker
- Sergiu Nicolaescu, Romanian filmmaker and Governmenet official
- Toma Enache, Romanian director
- George Averoff (1818–1899): Vlach from Metsovo, Epirus, Greece, grand donator of Panathinaiko Stadium, Battleship "Averof", The Grand School of Alexandria, The Greek Cadet School e.a.
- Georgios Sinas (1783–1856): Vlach from Moscopole, lived in Vienna, Budapest and Alexandria in Egypt. Businessman and former Greek Consul in Vienna. Benefactor of Greece, Austria-Hungary and donator of prominent buildings in Athens, masterpieces of architecture.
- Simon Sinas (1810–1876): Son of George Sinas, lived in Budapest . Donator and founder of the Academy of Budapest, the Athens Orthodox Cathedral, the Athens Academy e.a.
Clergy and missionaries
- Patriarch Joachim III of Constantinople
- Patriarch Athenagoras I of Constantinople
- Andrei Şaguna, Romanian patriot, bishop, baron of Şaguna, then Metropolitan - Romanian Orthodox Church of Transylvania
- Theodore Kavalliotis
Commerce and business
- Sotirios Bulgaris, from Kalarrytes, Epirus, founder of the Bulgari jewelry house
- Mocioni family, also spelled as Mocsony (Hung.), were Barons, famous philanthropists and Austrian Imperial bankers. One branch established in Romania, one in Belgrade, Serbia and another in Pest, Hungary.
- Emanoil Gojdu, Romanian-Hungarian lawyer and philanthropist
- Nicolae Malaxa, was a Romanian engineer and industrialist.
- Arghir, merchant family and philanthropists, established in Pest (Budapest)
- Derra, merchant family established in Pest (Budapest)
- Grabovsky, merchant family established in Pest (Budapest)
- Lyka, merchant family established in Pest (Budapest)
- Manno, merchant family and philanthropists, established in Pest (Budapest)
- Naco or Nacu, also spelled as Nako (Hung.), merchant family established in Pest (Budapest)
- Karamata, merchant family established in Zemun, now-day Serbia
- Zoe Cruz, former co-president of Morgan Stanley, USA.
- Jamie Dimon, CEO, Chairman and President at JP MORGAN Chase, USA.
- Toše Proeski, Macedonian singer song writer of pop-songs
- Cristian Ionescu, Vlach singer from Romania
- Elena Gheorghe, Romanian singer
- Kaliopi Bukle, Macedonian singer
- Eli Fara, Albanian singer.
- Vangelis, Academy Award for composing the score for the films Conquest of Paradise, Alexander and Chariots of Fire.
- Evangelos Averoff, former Greek minister and former leader of the New Democracy party
- Nicolae Constantin Batzaria, also spelled Besaria, Basarya or Bazaria (November 20, 1874-January 28, 1952, Bucharest), was a Macedonian-born Aromanian cultural activist, Ottoman statesman and Romanian writer. His pen names were Moş Nae, Moş Ene and Ali Baba;
- George Becali, see Gigi Becali (sports)
- Costică Canacheu, Romanian politician,deputy in the Romanian Parliament, secretary of the Democratic Party
- Ion Caramitru, Romanian politician, former Minister of Culture
- Count Gyula Cseszneky, Baron of Milvány, Hungarian born politician, Prince Regent of the Principality of Pindus. His grandfather was an Aromanian merchant
- Alchiviad Diamandi di Samarina, political figure of the Balkans. Consul of the Kingdom of Romania in Korçë, Albania between the two world wars and later leader of the autonomous Vlach statelet Principality of Pindus
- Michael Dukakis, American Governor of Massachusetts and former presidential candidate (Greek Aromanian mother)
- Taki Fiti, Macedonian Minister of Finance, 1996–1998, Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
- Ghica family, Wallachian and Moldavian voivodes and Romanian Prime Ministers
- Octavian Goga, famous Romanian author, poet and former Prime Minister of Romania
- Emanoil Gojdu, lawyer and politician in the Austrian Empire
- Pitu Guli, Macedonian Revolutionary Leader & National Hero, Duke; Military commander in IMRO; sacrificed himself defending his fighters and the Krusevo Republic during the Ilinden Uprising in 1903. His memory is celebrated in Republic of Macedonia's national anthem
- Puiu Haşotti, Romanian politician,senator in the Romanian Parliament, vice-president of the National Liberal Party
- Ştefan Octavian Iosif, famous Romanian author
- Ioannis Kolettis Greek Prime Minister, declared Greek Independence from the Ottoman Empire
- Hari Kostov, Macedonian Prime Minister June 2004 - November 2004, Minister of Internal Affairs 2002 - 2004
- Kosta Kumanudi, Serbian minister of finances 1921-1922
- Apostol Mărgărit, leader of the pro-Romanian faction of the Aromanians of Greece, inspector of the Romanian schools and member of the Romanian Academy in Bucharest
- Eftimie Murgu, Transylvanian Romanian leader of the 1848 revolution
- Traianos Nallis (Nale) or Trayan Nali Efendi, politician, member of the Ottoman Parliament Second Constitutional Era (Ottoman Empire) 1908 
- Nikola Pašić, politician and prime minister in Kingdoms of Serbia and Yugoslavia
- George Padioti, famous Vlach minority rights activist in Greece
- Alexandros Svolos, politician and lawyer born in Kruševo. Served as president of the Political Committee of National Liberation
- Nicola Matushi, politician and lawyer, Regrent of the Principality of Pindus
- Spiro Agnew, former vice-president of the United States.
- James Bacalles, member of the New York State Assembly, USA.
- Ted Gatsas, Mayor of Manchester, New Hampshire, USA.
Science and Engineering
- Jovan Karamata, Serbian mathematician (1902–1967)
- Elie Carafoli, Romanian educated, born in Greece, aerodynamics innovator, university teacher
- Mina Minovici, Romanian forensic scientist, director of the first Romanian Institute of Legal Medicine, and the founder of the modern medico-legal system.
- Nicolae Iorga, Romanian historian
- Neagu Djuvara, Romanian diplomat and historian
- George Murnu, Romanian historian
- Alexandru Dimitrie Xenopol, Romanian historian
- Simona Amânar, Romanian gymnast
- Hristu Chiacu, Romanian football player
- Cristian Gaţu, Romanian handball player
- Gheorghe Hagi, Romanian football player
- Simona Halep, tennis player from Romania, 2008 Roland Garros junior champion
- Dominique Moceanu, Romanian-American gymnast
- Ianis Zicu, Romanian football player
- Niko Nestor, Macedonian swimmer
- Atina Bojagiu, Macedonian swimmer
- Gjoko Hadzievski, football player and trainer of Macedonian national team
- Gjorgji Hristov, football player
- Ilija Najdovski, football player
- Hristo Stoichkov, football player
- Elizabeta Samara, champion of the European Table Tennis.
- Pete Sampras, American (Greek) tennis player.
- Iosipos Moisiodax, Greek author
- Constantin Noica, Romanian philosopher
- Branislav Nušić (Aromanian: Alchiviadi al Nusha), Serbian novelist and playwright
- Jovan Sterija Popovic (Aromanian) (Serbian writer)
- Eugène Ionesco Romanian-French dramatist and playwright, member of l'Academie Francaise
- Ion Luca Caragiale Romanian playwright and writer, representative of literary movement Junimea
- George Murnu, born in Veria, Greece, poet and professor at the University of Bucharest, translator of Iliad and Odyssey;
- Gellu Naum, Romanian surrealist poet
- Lucian Blaga, Romanian poet, translator, philosopher, professor at the University of Cluj and diplomat
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- Tapping another ethnic group, in The New York Times, October 17, 1988
- Marinković, Pribislav B. (2008). "Poznati cincari i ljudi cincarskog porekla" [Famous Aromanians and people with Aromanian origin] (in Serbian). Belgrade, Serbia: Srpsko Cincarsko Društvo "Lunjina". Retrieved January 13, 2011. "Nikola Pašić, veliki srpski državnik Nikola Pašić bio je poreklom iz poznate cincarske porodice Pasku. Precisu mu bili Cincari iz sela Rogačeva u blizini Tetova."