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20 Famous People from Romania

Can you name 20 famous people from Romania?
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Last updated: October 29, 2022
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First submittedMarch 23, 2021
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First gymnast to be awarded a perfect score of 10.0 at the Olympic Games
Nadia Comaneci
Musician known as "The Master of the Pan Flute"
Gheorghe Zamfir
Communist dictator who was overthrown and executed in the Romanian Revolution in 1989
Nicolae Ceausescu
One of the world's top tennis players of the 1970s
Ilie Nastase
Playwright and one of the foremost figures of the French Avant-garde theatre
Eugene Ionesco
Greatest Romanian footballer of all time who played and thre FIFA World Cups
Gheorghe Hagi
Poet, novelist, and journalist, regarded as the most famous and influential Romanian poet
Mihai Eminescu
Sculptor, painter and photographer who made his career in France
Constantin Brancusi
Artistic gymnast who won 31 medals at Olympics, World and European championships
Marian Drăgulescu
Politician who served as President of Romania from 1989 to 1996 and from 2000 to 2004
Ion Iliescu
Actor who starred as Winter Soldier in the Marvel Cinematic Universe
Sebastian Stan
Nicknamed "Ghita", tallest player ever to have played in the NBA
Gheorghe Muresan
Female tennis player who has been ranked world No.1
Simona Halep
Engineer and aerodynamics pioneer who was working on propeller planes
Henri Coanda
Historian of religion, fiction writer and philosopher
Mircea Eliade
Voivode of Wallachia whose reputation inspired the name of the vampire Count Dracula
Vlad Tepes
Cell biologist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine in 1974
George Emil Palade
Female athlete who won medals in the 1500 m and 5000 m events at the Olympics
Gabriela Szabo
Composer regarded as one of the greatest musicians in Romanian history
George Enescu
Author of the bestseller Night, a book about his experience in the Nazi concentration camp
Elie Wiesel
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