Celebrities in Romania

Adolf Albin chess player
Mircea Albulescu actor
Dan Andrei Aldea musician
Calin Alupi painter
Simona Amanar gymnast, Olympic medalist
Sergiu Anghel choreographer
Grigore Antipa biologist
Crin Antonescu politician
Ion Antonescu soldier, politician, convicted war criminal
Teoctist Arapasu patriarch of Romanian Orthodox Church
Ana Aslan biologist, physician
Corneliu Baba painter
Emanoil Bacaloglu physicist, chemist, mathematician
George Bacovia poet
Christian Badea conductor
Laura Badea-Carlescu fencer, Olympic medalist
Alexander Balanescu violinist
Iolanda Balas high jumper, Olympic medalist
Sabin Balasa painter
Nicolae Balcescu soldier, historian, journalist
Lucian Ban pianist
Oana Ban gymnast, Olympic medalist
Octav Bancila painter
Stefan Banica, Jr. actor
Ion Barbu mathematician, poet
Traian Basescu president of Romania
Gigi Becali politician
Ignat Bednarik painter
Radu Beligan actor
Octavian Belu gymnastics coach
Joana Benedek actress
Marthe Bibesco writer
Monica Birladeanu actress
Constantine Brancoveanu prince of Wallachia
Constantin Brancusi sculptor
Gheorghe I. Bratianu politician, historian
Ion Bratianu politician, former prime minister
Ion I. C. Bratianu politician, former prime minister
Victor Brauner painter
Tiberiu Brediceanu composer
Marius Bunescu painter
George Calinescu historian, novelist, journalist, writer, literary critic
Silvia Cambir painter
Ioan Cantacuzino physician, bacteriologist
Dimitrie Cantemir ruler of Moldova, historian
Elie Carafoli engineer, aircraft designer
Ion Luca Caragiale playwright, poet, journalist
Mateiu Caragiale poet, author
Ion Caramitru actor
Carol II of Romania king of Romania
Mircea Cartarescu poet, author
Henri Catargi painter
Lascar Catargiu statesman
Nicolae Ceausescu last Romanian communist head of state
Paul Celan poet, translator
Sergiu Celibidache conductor
Victor Ciocaltea chess grandmaster
Emil Cioran philosopher, essayist
Victor Ciorbea politician, former prime minister
Alexandru Ciucurencu painter
Alexandru Ciurcu inventor, publisher
Henri Coanda inventor, aerodynamics pioneer
Ioan Mihai Cochinescu novelist, essayist
Andrei Codrescu poet, novelist, essayist, screenwriter
Alina Cojocaru ballet dancer
Nadia Comaneci gymnast, Olympic medalist
Marin Constantin conductor, composer, musician
George Constantinescu scientist, engineer, inventor
Corneliu Coposu politician
Doina Cornea human rights activist
George Cosbuc poet, translator
Eugenio Coseriu linguist, author
Ileana Cotrubas opera singer
Nicu Covaci musician
Horia Creanga architect
Ion Creanga writer
Michael Cretu musician
Ion Cristoiu journalist
Dimitrie Cuclin classical music composer
Ioan P. Culianu historian
Alexander John Cuza ruler of Romania
Constantin Daicoviciu historian, archaeologist
Georgeta Damian rower, Olympic medalist
Nichita Danilov poet
Nicolae Darascu painter
Hariclea Darclee soprano
Nicolae Densusianu ethnologist
Cristian Diaconescu jurist, politician, diplomat
Adrian Diaconu boxer
Nicolae Dica footballer
Constantin Dimitrescu composer
Stefan Dimitrescu painter
Mircea Dinescu poet, journalist, editor
Gheorghe Dinica actor
Grigoras Dinicu violinist, composer
Luminita Dinu-Hutupan handball player
Neagu Djuvara historian, essayist, philosopher
Aurelia Dobre gymnast, Olympic medalist
Nicolae Dobrin football player
Leonard Doroftei boxer, Olympic medalist
Iosif Constantin Dragan writer, historian
Ruxandra Dragomir tennis player
Marian Dragulescu gymnast, Olympic medalist
Ion G. Duca former prime minister
Iancu Dumitrescu composer
Petre Dumitrescu Romanian army general
Zamfir Dumitrescu painter
Alina Alexandra Dumitru judoka, Olympic medalist
Emilia Eberle gymnast, Olympic medalist
Lazar Edeleanu chemist
Mircea Eliade historian, author
Mihail Farcasanu diplomat, journalist, writer
Eugen Filotti diplomat, journalist, writer
Maria Filotti actress
Grigore Gafencu politician, diplomat, journalist
Mihai Gavrila physicist
Mircea Geoana politician
Elena Georgescu rower, Olympic medalist
George Georgescu conductor
Tudor Gheorghe musician, actor, poet
Angela Gheorghiu opera singer
Florin Gheorghiu chess player
Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej communist leader, former prime minister
Ion Ghica mathematician, diplomat, former prime minister
Matila Ghyka novelist, mathematician, historian
Constantin C. Giurescu historian
Octavian Goga politician, poet, playwright
Gina Gogean gymnast, Olympic medalist
Nicolae Grigorescu painter
Ernest "Ernie" Grunfeld basketball player, team manager
Dimitrie Gusti sociologist, ethnologist, historian
Radu Gyr poet, essayist, playwright
Oscar Han sculptor, writer
Spiru Haret mathematician, astronomer, politician
Vintila Horia writer
Horia Hulubei atomic/nuclear physicist
Hugo Jan Huss conductor, music director
Avram Iancu lawyer, revolutionary
Doina Ignat rower, Olympic medalist
Ion Iliescu former president
Eugene Ionesco playwright, dramatist
Nae Ionescu philosopher, logician, mathematician
Theodore V. Ionescu physicist, inventor
Iorgu Iordan linguist, politician, diplomat
Ion Irimescu sculptor
Mugur Isarescu former prime minister
Iosif Iser painter, graphic artist
Isidore Isou poet
Petre Ispirescu printer, publicist
Marcel Iures actor
Paula Ivan athlete, Olympic medalist
Sandra Izbasa gymnast, Olympic medalist
Marcel Janco artist, architect
Emerich Jenei football coach
Henrik Kacser biochemist, geneticist
Traian Lalescu mathematician
Alexandra Maria Lara actress
Mihail Lascar general WWII, former minister of defense
Irving Layton poet
Mihai Leu boxer
Elisabeta Lipa rower, Olympic medalist
Ovidiu Lipan drummer
Dinu Lipatti pianist, composer
Eugen Lovinescu historian, literary critic
Gherasim Luca poet
Stefan Luchian painter
Stephane Lupasco philosopher
Radu Lupu pianist
Titu Maiorescu literary critic, politician
Iuliu Maniu politician
Mihail Manoilescu journalist, engineer, economist
Elena-Cristina Marchisano actress
Georg Marco chess player
Ana Maria Marinca actress
Alexandra Marinescu gymnast, Olympic medalist
Gheorghe Marinescu neurologist
Liviu Marinescu composer
I. C. Massim linguist
Cornel Medrea sculptor
Doina Melinte athlete, Olympic medalist
Michael of Romania last king of Romania
Preda Mihailescu mathematician
George Mihaita actor
Ion Mihalache politician
Gheorghe Mihoc statistician
Nicolae Milescu writer, diplomat
Lavinia Milosovici gymnast, Olympic medalist
Ion Mincu architect, engineer
Leonard Miron television, radio presenter, journalist
David Mitrany historian, political theorist
Catalin Mitulescu film director
Iustin Moisescu patriarch of Romanian Orthodox church
Grigore Moisil mathematician, computer pioneer
Maia Morgenstern actress
Florentina Mosora biophysicist
Herta Muller novelist, poet
Cristian Mungiu filmmaker
Andrei Muresanu poet, revolutionary
Parvu Mutu painter
Mihai Nadin researcher
Adrian Nastase former prime minister
Horatiu Nastase physicist, professor
Ilie Nastase tennis player
Gellu Naum poet, dramatist, writer
Paul Neagu artist
Alexandra Nechita painter, muralist
Mihai Nechita painter
Jean Negulesco film director, screenwriter
Virgil Nemoianu essayist, literary critic, philosopher
Sergiu Nicolaescu film director, actor
Mariana Nicolesco soprano singer
Miron Nicolescu mathematician
Monica Niculescu tennis player
Steliana Nistor gymnast, Olympic medalist
Constantin Noica essayist, poet, philosopher
Stefan Odobleja scientist
Maria Olaru gymnast, Olympic medalist
Octav Onicescu mathematician
Alexandru Orascu architect
Dimitrie Paciurea sculptor
George Emil Palade cell biologist, Nobel laureate
Alexandru Paleologu essayist, literary critic, writer
Theodor Pallady painter
Ovidiu Papadima literary critic, folklorist, essayist
Constantin Ion Parhon endocrinologist, neuropsychiatrist
Vasile Parvan historian, archaeologist
Oskar Pastior poet, translator
Ivan Patzaichin sprint canoer, Olympic medalist
Nicolae Paulescu physiologist, discoverer of insulin
Andrei Pavel tennis player, coach
Ovidiu Pecican historian, literary critic, writer
Amza Pellea actor
Stefan Pelmus painter
Jonel Perlea conductor
Florin Piersic actor
Ion Pillat poet
Florian Pittis actor
Andrei Plesu philosopher, essayist, political journalist
Sergiu Pobereznic ballet dancer
Petrache Poenaru inventor
Valentin Poenaru mathematician
Dimitrie Pompeiu mathematician
Catalina Ponor gymnast, Olympic medalist
Gabriel Popa painter
Cristian Tudor Popescu journalist, writer
Elvira Popescu actress
Nicolae Popescu mathematician
Calin Popescu-Tariceanu former prime minister
Corneliu Porumboiu film director, screenwriter
Marin Preda author
Claudia Presecan gymnast, Olympic medalist
Alexandru Proca physicist
Stefan Procopiu physicist
Dumitru Prunariu astronaut
Cristi Puiu film director, screenwriter
Emil Racovita biologist, speleologist, explorer
Nicolae Radescu army officer, former prime minister
Valentin Radu conductor, pianist
Andreea Raducan gymnast, Olympic medalist
Ion Ratiu politician
Victor Rebengiuc actor
Liviu Rebreanu novelist, playwright, writer, journalist
Edward G. Robinson actor
Petre Roman politician, former prime minister
Constantin Alexandru "C.A." Rosetti literary, political leader, publicist
Monica Rosu gymnast, Olympic medalist
Leon Rotman sprint canoer, Olympic medalist
Angelica Rozeanu table tennis player
Doina Rusti author
Dumitru Rusu painter
Mihail Sadoveanu author
Anghel Saligny engineer
Mihail Sebastian writer, playwright
Andrei Serban theater director
Daniela Silivas gymnast, Olympic medalist
Constantin Silvestri conductor, composer
Francisc Sirato painter
Nicoleta Daniela Sofronie gymnast, Olympic medalist
Irina Spirlea tennis player
Henri H. Stahl anthropologist, social historian
Sebastian Stan actor
Nichita Stanescu poet
Saviana Stanescu poet, playwright
Dumitru Staniloae priest, theologian
George Stefanescu painter
Vasile Stoica writer, diplomat, politician
Simion Stoilow mathematician
Theodor Stolojan politician, economist, former prime minister
Dimitrie Sturdza statesman
Viorica Susanu rower, Olympic medalist
Gabriela Szabo track and field athlete, Olympic medalist
Constantin Tanase actor
Maria Tanase singer
Tataee record producer
Gheorghe Tattarescu painter
Nicolae Teclu chemist
Gheorghe Titeica mathematician
Nicolae Titulescu diplomat
Nicolae Tonitza painter, engraver
Cornel Trailescu composer, conductor
Traian Trestioreanu painter, muralist
Ion Tuculescu painter
Petre Tutea philosopher, journalist, economist
Corina Ungureanu gymnast
Teodora Ungureanu gymnast, Olympic medalist
Urmuz writer, lawyer, civil servant
Marius Urzica gymnast, Olympic medalist
Radu Vasile historian, former prime minister
Nicolae Vasilescu-Karpen engineer, physicist
Constantin Visoianu diplomat, jurist
Vlad III the Impaler Prince of Wallachia
Aurel Vlaicu engineer, inventor, airplane constructor
Ion Voicu violinist, conductor
Dan-Virgil Voiculescu mathematician
Vasile Voiculescu poet, writer, playwright
Gheorghe Vranceanu mathematician
Traian Vuia inventor, aviation pioneer
Richard Wagner novelist
David Wechsler psychologist
Richard Wurmbrand minister
Alexandru Dimitrie Xenopol historian, philosopher
Gheorghe Zamfir musician
Virginia Zeani opera singer
Victor Zilberman boxer, Olympic medalist
Alexandru Zub historian, biographer