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20 Famous People from Bulgaria

Can you name 20 famous people from Bulgaria?
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Last updated: October 12, 2023
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First submittedApril 8, 2021
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Female high jumper whose world record of 2.09 metres has stood since 1987
Stefka Kostadinova
Actress best known for playing Borat's daughter Tutar in the movie Borat 2
Maria Bakalova
Prime minister of Bulgaria since 2017
Boyko Borisov
Revolutionary whose movement was to liberate Bulgaria from Ottoman rule
Vasil Levski
Chess grandmaster and former FIDE World Chess Champion
Veselin Topalov
Tennis player whose sisters Magdalena and Katerina were also tennis players
Manuela Maleeva
Revolutionary and poet, who was a symbolic historical figure and national hero
Hristo Botev
Singer who won the 2nd place at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2017
Kristian Kostov
Geatest Bulgarian footballer of all time who received the Ballon d'Or in 1994
Hristo Stoichkov
Managing director of the International Monetary Fund since 2019
Kristalina Georgieva
Footballer and Bulgaria's all-time leading goal scorer
Dimitar Berbatov
Last tsar of Bulgaria from 1943 to 1946 and Prime Minister from 2001 to 2005
Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
Tennis player who won ATP finals in 2017
Grigor Dimitrov
Arguably considered Bulgaria’s best narrator of country life
Elin Pelin
Blind mystic who is believed to have possessed paranormal abilities
Baba Vanga
Footballer who played for the national team 96 times, scoring a record 48 goals
Hristo Bonev
Bulgarian-born Canadian actress and model who played in The Vampire Diaries
Nina Dobrev
Basketball player for the Sacramento Kings who was EuroLeague MVP in 2023
Aleksandar Vezenkov
Female hurdling athlete who set four 100 m hurdles world records in 1986
Yordanka Donkova
Patron saint of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church
Ivan Rilski
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Level 61
Apr 8, 2021
You should add Kristian Kostov.
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Level 53
Apr 8, 2021
Added. Thanks.
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Level 59
Jan 17, 2023
Maybe add Rusev/Miro from professional wrestling?