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This is a list in progress of world famous or important Aromanians and people having Aromanian ancestry.


  • Camil Ressu, Romanian painter
  • Manaki Brothers (Yanaki and Milton), film and photography pioneers in the Balkans, from present day Macedonia.
  • Alexandru Arsinel, well known Romanian actor and comediant
  • Sultana Maitec, Romanian sculptor
  • Stere Gulea, Romanian film maker and Governmenet official
  • Cristian Hadji-Culea, Romanian theatre director and former President of the State Television TVR


  • Costache Caragiale, Romanian actor, playwright
  • Toma Caragiu, Romanian actor;
  • Ion Caramitru, Romanian actor, former minister of culture;
  • Tasko Nacic, Serbian actor;
  • Alexandru Arsinel, well known Romanian actor and comediant
  • Stere Gulea, Romanian film maker and Governmenet official
  • Cristian Hadji-Culea, Romanian theatre director and former President of the State Television TVR


  • Irinej Bulovic, Bishop of the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of Bachka;
  • Patriarch Athenagoras I of Constantinople,
  • Ioachim Mărtineanu, Romanian Orthodox Metropolitan, described martyrized Moscopole;
  • Andrei Şaguna, Romanian patriot, bishop, baron of Şaguna, then Metropolitan - Romanian Orthodox Church of Transylvania;

Commerce and business

  • Darvari family, famous philanthropists and Austrian Imperial bankers;
  • Dumba family, famous philanthropists and Austrian Imperial bankers;
  • Hagi Meitani, Austrian Imperial baron, Wallachian stateman;
  • Mocioni family, famous philanthropists and Austrian Imperial bankers;
  • Marcu Puiu, Austrian philanthropist and nobleman in the 18th century;
  • Simon Sina (1782-1856), Austrian financial magnate;
  • Sina family, famous philanthropists and Imperial bankers, also members of the Hungarian nobility;
  • Hagi Moscu, Austrian Imperial baron, Wallachian stateman;
  • Emanoil Gojdu, Romanian-Hungarian lawyer and philantropist;


  • Apostolos Kaldaras, Greek composer;
  • Toše Proeski, Popular singer, Macedonian representative at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004
  • Kaliopi Bukle, Popular singer in Republic of Macedonia


  • Apostol Margarit, leader of the pro-Romanian faction of the Vlachs of Greece, inspector of the Romanian schools and member of the Romanian Academy in Bucharest
  • Evangelos Averoff, former Greek minister and former leader of the New Democracy party;
  • Bellu family, emigrating from martyrized Moscopole, offered several Wallachian statemen and one Romanian Prime Minister (conservative);
  • George Becali, Romanian politician
  • Ioan Gheorghe Caragea, Wallachian Voivode (1812-1818);
  • Nicolae Caragea, Wallachian Voivode (1782-1783);
  • Ghica family, Wallachian and Moldavian voivodes and Romanian Prime Ministers;
  • Octavian Goga, famous Romanian author, poet and former Prime Minister of Romania;
  • Ştefan Octavian Iosif, famous Romanian author;
  • Ioannis Kolettis General, Greek Prime Minister
  • Lazar Paču, economist and politician in Kingdoms of Serbia and Yugoslavia;
  • George Padioti , famous Vlach minority rights activist in Greece;
  • Rigas Velestinlis-Fereos, Greek poet and revolutionaire;
  • Aleksandar Cincar-Markovic, Serbian minister of foreign affairs 1939-1941;
  • Kosta Kumanudi, Serbian minister of finances 1921-1922;
  • Hari Kostov, Macedonian Prime Minister June 2004 - November 2004, Minister of Internal Affairs 2002 - 2004
  • Pitu Guli, Revolutionary, died defending the first Macedonian republic of Krushevo 1903, mentioned in the Republic of Macedonia hymn
  • Emanoil Gojdu, lawyer and politician in the Austrian Empire.
  • Vangel Dinu, President of the first Macedonian government formed during the Krushevo Republic in 1903
  • Taki Fiti, Macedonian Minister of Finance, 1996-1998, Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Skopje
  • Eftimie Murgu, Transylvanian Romanian leader of the 1848 revolution
  • Betty Tamposi, Vlach-American politican and community activist. Former U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs, current trustee of the University of New Hampshire.
  • Christos Folias, Greek businessman, former New Democracy MEP and current vice-minister of Econony.
  • Alkiviadis Diamandi di Samarina, Vlach politician of Greece, born in Samarina, Consul of the Kingdom of Romania in Koritza, Albania between the two world wars and later leader of the autonomous Vlach statelet Principality of Pindus
  • Baron Gyula Milványi-Cseszneky, Hungarian born politician, Prince Regent of the Principality of Pindus. His grand-father was an Aromanian merchant.
  • Anca Danilela Boagiu Romanian Minister for European Integration


  • Ion Juvara, famous Romanian surgeon, professor and head of University Department;
  • Dinischiotu family, several famous Romanian physicians and professors;
  • Târpa family, several famous Romanian physicians;

    Jovan Karamata, Mathematicians Stamps

  • Jovan Karamata, Serbian mathematician (1902-1967)
  • Elie Carafoli, Romanian educated, born in Greece, aerodynamics inovatior, university teacher.
  • Dr.Hagi Constantin Baiasa (Vouvosa)- born doctor specialized in radiology

      Greek stamp in honor of Carathéodory, 1994, with formulas from variational calculus.

  • Constantinos Caratheodory, Greek mathematician, teacher and collaborator of Albert Einstein


  • Gigi Becali, owner of FC Steaua Bucureşti football club
  • Ioan Becali, president of FC Dinamo Bucureşti football club and cousin of Gigi
  • Victor Becali, football impresario and brother of Ioan
  • Gheorghe Hagi, famous Romanian soccer player;
  • Joshko Milenkovski, manager of the Macedonian Volleyball Team, Manager of Rabotnicki Fersped, the Macedonian volleyball champion;


  • Cavaliotti family, several famous intellectuals in the 18th century;
  • Daniil family, several famous intellectuals in the 18th century;
  • Matyla Ghyka, famous Romanian prince, polymath, architect, mathematician and author;
  • Mitrush Kuteli, Albanian poet
  • Iosipos Moisiodax, Greek author
  • Constantin Noica, Romanian philosopher
  • Branislav Nušić, Serbian novelist and playwright
  • Pericle Papahagi, outstanding Romanian intellectual;
  • Lasgush Poradeci, Albanian poet
  • Gheorghe Constantin Roja, several famous intellectuals in the 18th century;
  • Constantin Ucuţa, Moscopolitan Orthodox father, Viennese and Prussian intellectual;
  • Ucuţa family, several famous intellectuals in the 18th century;


  • Constantin Belimace, poet, author Dimândarea părintească;
  • Constantin Papanace, government minister, member of the Romanian parliament, poet, author born in Veria Mica Antologie Aromânească;
  • George Murnu, poet and professor at the University of Bucharest, translator of Iliad and Odyssey born in Veria;
  • Gellu Naum, Romanian surrealist poet
  • Pashko Vasa, Albanian poet;
  • Zahu Pana, poet, author and economist born in Beala near Ohrida later moves to Romania and then to New York


  • Mihail G. Boiagi, philologist, grammarian, author, first Aromanian grammar and cultural hero;
  • Theodor Capidan, linguist, wrote studies on Aromanian and Megleno-Romanian languages
  • Tache Papahagi, linguist, and outstanding Romanian intellectual;
  • Daniel Moscopolites, Greek philologist, author of famous lexicon;
  • Matilda Caragiu Marioteanu, linguist, poet and outstanding Romanian intellectual.


  • Neagu Djuvara, famous diplomat and historian
  • A. D. Xenopol, Romanian historian.


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