List of Romanians

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This is a list of some of the most prominent Romanians. It contains historical and important contemporary figures (athletes, actors, directors etc.).

Most of the people listed here are of Romanian ethnicity, whose native tongue is Romanian. There are also a few mentioned who were born in Romania and can speak Romanian, though not of Romanian ethnicity.

Historical and political figures[edit]

Medieval[edit]

Renaissance Age[edit]

Modern era[edit]

Politicians[edit]

National Peasants' Party[edit]

National Liberal Party (1875–1950)[edit]

National Liberal Party (after 1990)[edit]

Former members:

Current members:

Romanian Communist Party[edit]

Democratic Liberal Party[edit]

Social Democratic Party[edit]

Diplomats[edit]

Arts[edit]

Architecture[edit]

Dance[edit]

Fashion[edit]

Photography[edit]

Sculpture[edit]

Writing[edit]

Philosophers[edit]

Poets[edit]

Writers[edit]

Literary critics[edit]

Historians[edit]

Journalists[edit]

  • Teodor Brateș, radio host and television journalist
  • Ion Cristoiu
  • Eugen Filotti, journalist, Director of the Press
  • Leonard Miron, journalist and Romanian National TV presenter
  • Pamfil Șeicaru, journalist (Gândirea, Bucovina) member of Romanian Parliament, Director of Curentul
  • Cristian Tudor Popescu, journalist and science-fiction writer
  • Michael M. Solomon, lawyer, journalist and foreign corespondent in London for Roumanian newspapers Timpul and Argus, anti-communist (and anti-fascist) and pro-democracy activist/political dissident, editor in chief of Regards sur Israel in Montreal and became a published author

Linguists[edit]

Music[edit]

See also Music of Romania, especially for contemporary pop musicians.

Composers[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Classic[edit]
Folk and derivatives[edit]
Instruments[edit]
Pop and techno[edit]

Film and theatre[edit]

Religion[edit]

Sports[edit]

Athletics[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Canoe[edit]

  • Leon Rotman, sprint canoer, 2-time Olympic champion (C-1 10,000 meter, C-1 1,000-meter) and bronze (C-1 1,000-meter), 14 national titles

Chess[edit]

Football[edit]

Gymnastics[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Other sports[edit]

Science[edit]

Biology[edit]

Chemistry[edit]

Physicians[edit]

Aerospace[edit]

Astronauts[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

Physics[edit]

Computer science[edit]

Others[edit]

Polymaths[edit]

Business[edit]

Military[edit]

Apetri Sorin Ciprian deep AIR agent

Miscellaneous[edit]

List of Romanians who were born outside present-day Romania[edit]

This is a list of Romanians who were born outside present-day Romania.

Austria[edit]

Republic of Moldova[edit]

Russia[edit]

Serbia[edit]

Ukraine[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stoica, Vasile (1919). The Roumanian Question: The Roumanians and their Lands. Pittsburgh: Pittsburgh Printing Company. p. 19.
  2. ^ ro:Dinu C. Giurescu Biography of Acad. Dinu C. Giurescu (ro)[better source needed]
  3. ^ "Jews in Sports: Basketball". Jewish Virtual Library. Retrieved 25 May 2010.
  4. ^ ro:Voicu Vlad Grecu Biography[better source needed]