List of Bulgarians

This is a partial list of famous Bulgarians:

Bulgarian monarchs

*Kubrat
*Batbayan
*Asparukh of Bulgaria
*Tervel of Bulgaria
*Kormesiy of Bulgaria
*Sevar of Bulgaria
*Kormisosh of Bulgaria
*Vinekh of Bulgaria
*Telets of Bulgaria
*Sabin of Bulgaria
*Umor of Bulgaria
*Toktu of Bulgaria
*Pagan of Bulgaria
*Telerig of Bulgaria
*Kardam of Bulgaria
*Krum of Bulgaria
*Omurtag of Bulgaria
*Malamir of Bulgaria
*Presian of Bulgaria
*Boris I Michael
*Simeon the Great
*Peter I of Bulgaria
*Boris II of Bulgaria
*Roman of Bulgaria
*Samuil of Bulgaria
*Gavril Radomir of Bulgaria
*Ivan Vladislav of Bulgaria
*Presian II of Bulgaria
*Peter (II) Delyan of Bulgaria
*Constantin Bodin (Peter (III))
*Ivan Asen I of Bulgaria
*Peter IV of Bulgaria
*Kaloyan of Bulgaria
*Boril of Bulgaria
*Ivan Asen II of Bulgaria
*Kaliman I Asen of Bulgaria
*Michael Asen I of Bulgaria
*Kaliman II of Bulgaria
*Mitso Asen of Bulgaria
*Constantine I Tikh of Bulgaria
*Michael Asen II of Bulgaria
*Ivailo of Bulgaria
*Ivan Asen III of Bulgaria
*George I of Bulgaria
*Smilets of Bulgaria
*Chaka of Bulgaria
*Theodore II Svetoslav of Bulgaria
*George II of Bulgaria
*Michael III Shishman of Bulgaria
*Ivan Stephen of Bulgaria
*Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria
*Ivan Shishman of Bulgaria
*Ivan Sratsimir of Bulgaria
*Constantine II of Bulgaria
*Alexander I of Bulgaria
*Ferdinand I of Bulgaria
*Boris III of Bulgaria
*Simeon II of Bulgaria

Performing arts

Directors

*Ivan Andonov
*Metodi Andonov
*Emil Bonev
*Christo Christov
*Georgi Deulgerov
*Slatan Dudow
*Lyudmil Kirkov
*Nikola Korabov
*Nikola Kovachev
*Adam Malka
*Ivan Nichev
*Sophia Peer
*Khristo Piskov
*Vulo Radev
*Boris Sharaliev
*Leubomir Sharlandjiev
*Lyudmil Staykov
*Rangel Valchanov
*Petar Vasilev
*Nikolay Volev
*Vladimir Yanchev
*Eduard Zakhariev
*Bina Zheliazkova

Actors and actresses

*Anya Pencheva
*Ani Valchanova
*Apostol Karamitev
*George Stanchev
*Georgi Cherkelov
*Georgi Georgiev
*Georgi Georgiev-Gets
*Georgi Kaloyanchev
*Georgi Mamalev
*Georgi Partzalev
*Gloria Ivanova
*Grigor Vachkov
*Hristo Mutafchiev
*Hristo Shopov
*Itzhak Fintzi
*Yosif Sarchadzhiev
*Katya Paskaleva
*Kosta Tsonev
*Krastiu Petrov Sarafov
*Lyubomir Neikov
*Marius Kurkinski
*Naum Shopov
*Nevena Kokanova
*Nina Dobrev
*Pavel Popandov
*Petar Popyordanov
*Petar Slabakov
*Rosa Brown
*Rusi Chanev
*Stanislav Ianevski
*Stefan Danailov
*Stoyan Bachvarov
*Stoyanka Mutafova
*Tatyana Lolova
*Todor Kolev
*Velko Kanev
*Victoria Koleva

Literature

Authors

*Aleko Konstantinov
*Angel Karaliychev
*Anton Strashimirov
*Assen Bossev
*Atanas Dalchev
*Blaga Dimitrova
*Chernorizetz Hrabar
*Chudomir
*Clement of Ohrid
*Constantine of Preslav
*Dimcho Debelyanov
*Dimitar Dimov
*Dimitar Tomov
*Dimitar Talev
*Dimitar Voev
*Dobri Chintulov
*Dobri Voinikov
*Dora Gabe
*Edvin Sugarev
*Elin Pelin
*Elisaveta Bagryana
*Emiliyan Stanev
*Grigor Parlichev
*Hristo Botev
*Hristo Smirnenski
*Iliya Volen
*Ivailo Petrov
*Ivan Kulekov
*Ivan Vazov
*John Exarch
*Kuzman Shapkarev
*Leda Mileva
*Lyuben Karavelov
*Mihail Lakatnik
*Miladinov Brothers
*Nedyalko Yordanov
*Nikola Vaptsarov
*Nikolai Haitov
*Nikolai Liliev
*Paisiy Hilendarski
*Pavel Vezhinov
*Pencho Slaveykov
*Petar Beron
*Petko Slaveykov
*Petya Dubarova
*Peyo Yavorov
*Radoy Ralin
*Ran Bosilek
*Sirak Skitnik
*Sofronii Vrachanski
*Stanislav Stratiev
*Stefan Tzanev
*Svetoslav Minkov
*Todor Shopov
*Valeri Petrov
*Valeri Stefanov
*Vasil Popovich
*Vasil Drumev
*Vladislav the Grammarian
*Yordan Radichkov
*Yordan Stubel
*Yordan Yovkov
*Zahari Stoyanov

Theory of Literature

*Nikola Georgiev
*Marco Mincoff

Music

Composers

:"See also List of Bulgarian composers"

*Aleksandar Krastev
*Aleksandar Morfov
*Aleksandar Raichev
*Angel Bukureshtliev
*Asen Dimitrov
*Asen Karastoyanov
*Boyan Ikonomov
*Tryphon Silyanovski
*Nikola Atanasov
*Evgeni Dimitrov
*Georgi Dimitrov
*Stefan Dragostinov
*Marin Goleminov
*Michail Goleminov
*Michail Goleminov
*Alexandra Fol
*Nikolo Kotzev
*Parashkev Hadzhiev
*Dimitar Hadzhigeorgiev
*Hristo Spasov Tsanoff
*Dimitar Hristov
*Dobri Hristov
*Diko Iliev
*Konstantin Iliev
*Vassil Kazandzhiev
*Petar Krumov
*John Kukuzelis
*Filip Kutev
*Krasimir Kyurchiiski
*Milcho Leviev
*Petar Lyondev
*Emanuil Manolov
*Georgi Minchev
*Stefan Mutafchiev
*Petko Naumov
*Dimitar Nenov
*Lazer Nikolov
*Svetoslav Obretenov
*Anna-Maria Ravnopolska-Dean
*Lyubomir Pipkov
*Panayot Pipkov
*Simeon Pironkov
*Stefan Popov [http://www.gsmd.ac.uk/music/people/undergraduate_music_staff/department_of_stringed_instruments/cello/stefan_popov.html]
*Mitko Shterev
*Ivan Spasov
*Petko Stainov
*Kiril Stefanov
*Veselin Stoyanov
*Petar Stupel
*Dimitar Tapkov
*Georgi Tutev
*Stefan Valdobrev
*Pancho Vladigerov
*Georgi Zlatev-Cherkin
*Konstantin Manolov
*Ralitsa Tcholakova

ingers and musicians

:"See also List of Bulgarian musicians and singers
*Alexis Weissenberg
*Angel Dimitrov
*Angela Tosheva
*Bisser Kirow
*Boris Christoff
*Dessy Dobreva
*Desi Slava
*Dimitar Voev
*Elena Nicolai
*Emil Dimitrov
*Emilia
*Gloria Ivanova
*Irina Florin
*Iskren Petzov
*Ivana
*Ivan Lechev
*Kamelia
*Kamelia Todorova
*Kiril Marichkov
*Leah Labelle
*Lili Ivanova
*Ljuba Welitsch
*Mariya
*Marius Kurkinski
*Mimi Ivanova
*Mila Georgieva
*Mira Aroyo
*Nayden Todorov
*Neva Krysteva
*Nicolai Ghiaurov
*Nicola Giuzelev
*Nikolay Madzharov
*Nona Yotova
*Orlin Goranov
*Raina Kabaivanska
*Ralitsa Tcholakova
*Silvia Katzarova
*Slavi Trifonov
*Spens
*Stefan Valdobrev
*Stefka Sabotinova
*Svetla Protich
*Svilen Noev
*Teodosii Spasov
*Toni Dimitrova
*Tzvetan Konstantinov
*Valeri Gradinarski
*Valya Balkanska
*Vasko Vasilev
*Vassil Naidenov
*Veneta Vicheva
*Victor Chouchkov
*Yildiz Ibrahimova
*Yoan Kukuzel
*Zvezdelina Todorova
*Konstantin Dzhambazov
*Orlin Zlatarsky

Visual arts

culptors

*Ivaylo Savov
*Galin Malakchiev
*Hristo Iliev Mitev
*Vaska Emanuilova
*Radoslav MaglovVezhdi Rashidov

Graphic artists

* Boris Georgiev
* Pencho Georgiev
* Todor Panayotov
* Vassil Zahariev
* Luba Lukova
* Bogdan Ognyanov
* Atanas Dafinov
* Petar Chuklev
* Stoimen Stoilov
* Toma Tomov
* Peter Lazarov
* Marin Gruev

Painters

* Bencho Obreshkov
* Boris Denev
* Boris Georgiev
* Chavdar Pashev
* Christo Yavashev - Christo
* Chudomir
* Dan Dechev
* Dechko Uzunov
* Dimitre Mehandjiysky
* Ekaterina Savova-Nenova
* Elena Karamihailova
* George Papazov
* Georgi Baev
* Georgi Velchev
* Gredi Assa
* Hristofor Zhefarovich
* Iliya Beshkov
* Ivan Markvichka
* Ivan Nenov
* Jules Pascin
* Konstantin Shtarkelov
* Lucho Rusanov
* Milena Milusheva
* Milko Bozhkov
* Nikola Avramov
* Radi Nedelchev
* Rumen Skortchev
* Silvia Dimitrova
* Slavka Deneva
* Stoian Tsanev
* Spartak Yordanov
* Tsanko Lavrenov
* Tzeno Todorov
* Vanko Urumov
* Vassil Stoilov
* Vladimir Dimitrov - Maistora
* Vladimir Shunev
* Yaroslav Veshin
* Yoni Leviev
* Zahariy Zograf
* Zlatyu Boyadzhiev

Architects

* Andrey Damyanov
* Kolyu Ficheto
* Nikolai Nikolov - Nik
* Nikola Nicolov
* Diana Stoyanova
* Ivan Kisyov

Cartoonists

*Vlad Kolarov
*Ivailo Ninov
*Christo Komarnitski
*Radoslav Radoslavov
*Donio Donev
*Simeon Spiridonov
*Ivailo Tsvetkov
*Rumen Dragostinov
*Nikolai Arnaudov
*Alex Maleev
* Anri Kulev

Business

Businessmen

*Emiliyan Dimov
*Andrey Bachvarov
*Maxim Behar
*Gueorgui Boyadjiev
*Ignat Kaneff
*Iliya Pavlov
*Kroum Pindoff
*Igor Purlantov
*Valentin Zlatev
*Emil Kyulev
*Vassil Vassilev
*Petar Baburkov
*Vassil Bozhkov
*Georgi Naydenov
*Iliya Kochev
*Bisser Dimitrov
*Georgi Radev
*Vasil Mlekarov
*Victor Papazov

Lawyers

*Nikola Filchev
*Boris Velchev
*Pavlina Todorova
*Mladen Donev

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Politicians

*Asen Agov
*Boyko Borisov
*Georgi Atanasov
*Evgeniy Bakardzhiev
*Prince Alexander of Battenberg
*Petar Beron
*Hristo Biserov
*Bogomil Bonev
*Aleksandar Bozhkov
*Todor Burmov
*Vulko Chervenkov
*Filip Dimitrov
*Georgi Dimitrov
*Anastasia Dimitrova-Moser
*Ahmed Dogan
*George Ganchev
*Kimon Georgiev
*Volen Siderov
*Lyubcho Georgievski
*Dosta Dimovska
*Reneta Indzhova
*Vasil Kolarov
*Emil Koshlukov
*Ivan Kostov
*Aleksandar Lilov
*Andrey Lukanov
*Ekaterina Mihailova
*Nadezhda Mihailova
*George Ganchev
*Ginyo Ganev
*Georgi Parvanov
*Solomon Pasi
*Borislav Tsekov
*Aleksandar Pramatarski
*Muravey Radev
*Vasil Radoslavov
*Stefan Savov
*Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
*Blagovest Sendov
*Vasile Tarlev
*Stefan Sofiyanski
*Yordan Sokolov
*Nikolay Kamov
*Aleksandar Stamboliyski
*Stefan Stambolov
*Petar Stoyanov
*Aleksandar Tomov
*Zhan Videnov
*Emanuil Yordanov
*Zhelyu Zhelev
*Todor Zhivkov
*Sergey Stanishev
*Konstantin Dimitrov
*Stoyan Stavrev

Revolutionaries

*Todor Aleksandrov
*Velcho Atanasov - Dzamdzhiyata
*Georgi Benkovski
*Dame Gruev People that are considered to be ethnic Macedonians in the Republic of Macedonia]
*Gotse Delchev
*Tsanko Dyustabanov
*Hadzhi Dimitar
*Panayot Hitov
*Todor Kableshkov
*Stefan Karadzha
*Lyuben Karavelov
*Sotir Kchoeff
*Vasil Levski
*Georgi Obretenov
*Nikola Karev
*Nikola Obretenov
*Tonka Obretenova
*Gjorche Petrov
*Yane Sandanski
*Boris Sarafov
*Georgi Sava Rakovski
*Hristo Tatarchev
*Filip Totyu
*Panayot Volov
*Stoyan Zaimov
*Hristo Botev - revolutionary, poet
*Mara Buneva

Voivodes

*Angel
*Apostol
*Boyana
*Chavdar
*Elenka
*Ilyo
*Indzhe
*Karposh
*Lalyo
*Manush
*Petko
*Rumyana
*Sirma
*Strahil
*Todorka
*Kroum Mihaylov

Academicians

cientists

*Asen Hadjiolov, biologist
*Stephan Angeloff, microbiologist
*Anastas Ishirkov, human geographer
*Roumen Antonov, engineer
*John Vincent Atanasoff, inventor of the digital electronic computer.
*Krassimir Atanassov, mathematician
*Angel Balevski, inventor
*Petar Beron, educator
*Veselin Beshevliev, classicist
*Georgi Bliznakoff, chemist
*Georgi Bonev, mathematician
*Kiril Bratanov, biologist
*Yull Brown, inventor
*Ljubomir Chakaloff, mathematician
*Kiril Chukanov, scientist
*Boyan Dimitrov, mathematician
*Stamen Grigorov, physician
*Assen Jordanoff, airplane constructor
*Georgi Kitov, archaeologist
*Vladimir Krumov, biologist
*Stefka Petrova, nutritionist
*Georgi Lozanov, psychologist
*Georgi Manev, physicist
*Dimitar Mihalchev, director of academy of sciences
*Stefan Mladenov. linguist
*Theodor Morov, biologist
*Georgi Nadzhakoff, physicist, discovered the external photoeffect
*Ivan Zlatev, physicist
*Valeriy Nenov, neuroscientist, computer scientist
*Nikola Obreshkov, prominent mathematician
*Dimiter Orahovats, prominent physiologist
*Dimitar Paskov, pharmacist and chemist
*Angel Penchev, neurologist
*Peter Petroff, enormously prolific inventor
*Dimitar Saselov, astrophysic
*Blagovest Sendov, mathematician
*Elka Todorova, social psychologist,
*Asen Zlatarov, chemist
*Vasil Zlatarski, historian
*Ivan Atanassov Petrov, neurologist

Economists

*Stoyan Alexandrov
*Lyuben Berov
*Chavdar Kanchev
*Krassen Stanchev
*Alexander Sabotinov
*Martin Dimitrov
*Manol Kourdalanov
*Ivan Iskrov

Political Scientists

*Evgenii Dainov
*Marina Zheleva

Philosophers

* Dimitar Mihalchev
* Julia Kristeva
* Isaac Passy
* Tzvetan Todorov
* Petar Deunov
* Maria Todorova
* Biliana Mateva
* Ina Trantcheva
* Uncle Bulgaria (chief Womble)

ports

:"See also List of Bulgarian footballers"
*Stefka Kostadinova - World Record holder and 2 World Titles High Jump (1987, 1995)
*Yordanka Donkova - World Record holder and 1 World Title Hurdling (1988)
*Maria Gigova - 3 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Titles (1969, 1971, 1973), Guinness World Records
*Maria Petrova - 3 Rhythmic Gymnastics World Titles (1993, 1994, 1995), Guinness World Records
*Antoaneta Stefanova - World Chess Champion (women, 2004)
*Albena Denkova - World Figure Skating Champion Ice dancing (pairs) (2006, 2007)
*Valentin Yordanov - 2 Olympic, 7 World and 7 European Titles Wrestling
*Nikolay Bukhalov - 2 Olympic and 5 World Titles Canoeing
*Georgi Georgiev - 2 World Titles Sambo (2003, 2006)
*Ivan Abadzhiev
*Rostislav Dimitrov
*Mariya Grozdeva - sport shooter
*Ivan Ivanov - Olympic weightlifter
*Jordan Jovtchev - world champion and five-time Olympic gymnast
*Tanyu Kiryakov
*Dan Kolov
*Svetlana Krivencheva
*Manuela Maleeva
*Katerina Maleeva
*Magdalena Maleeva
*Tereza Marinova
*Petya Pendareva - sprinter
*Iva Prandzheva
*Hristo Prodanov - mountaineer
*Evgeniya Radanova
*Neshka Robeva
*Svilen Rusinov - boxer
*Kaloyan Mahlyanov (Kotooshu) - Sumo Wrestler
*Dimitar Stratev
*Maxim Staviski - World Figure Skating Champion Ice dancing (pairs) (2006, 2007)
*Kiril Zlatarski - National Record Holder (twice) athletics

Volleyball

*Kaspar Stefanov
*Lyubomir Ganev
*Plamen Konstantinov
*Martin Stoev
*Hristo Tsvetanov
*Dimo Tonev
*Borislav Kisyov
*Matey Kaziyski
*Vladimir Nikolov
*Evgeni Ivanov
*Boyan Yordanov
*Ivan Zarev
*Andrey Zhekov
*Dimitar Zlatanov
*Nikolai Nikolov
*Krasimir Gaidarski
*Metodi Ananiev
*Teodor Salparov
*Todor Alexiev
*Antonina Zetova
*Eva Yaneva
*Strashimira Filipova
*Neli Marinova - Neshich

Chess

*Veselin Topalov - former World Chess Champion (men, 2005)
*Ivan Cheparinov - chess player
*Silvio Danailov - manager

*Antoaneta Stefanova - former World Chess Champion (women, 2004)

Football

*Georgi Asparuhov
*Krassimir Balakov
*Dimitar Berbatov
*Hristo Bonev
*Dinko Dermendzhiev
*Petar Houbchev
*Trifon Ivanov
*Ivan Kolev
*Emil Kostadinov
*Nikola Kotkov
*Yordan Letchkov
*Borislav Mikhailov
*Georgi Pachedziev
*Dimitar Penev
*Luboslav Penev
*Martin Petrov
*Stiliyan Petrov
*Aleksandar Shalamanov
*Nasko Sirakov
*Hristo Stoichkov - World Cup 1994 Top Scorer, European Footballer of the Year (1994)
*Dimitar Yakimov
*Zlatko Yankov
*Petar Zhekov
*Anton Mladenov

Theology

*Vladislav the Grammarian
*Patriarch Maksim
*Peter Deunov (Master Beinsa Douno) - Founder of the Universal White Brotherhood

Cuisine

*Uti Bachvarov
*Ivan Zvezdev
*Petyr Dimkov
*Silvena Rowe

ee also

*Bulgarians
*Republic of Bulgaria
*Bulgarian language

Notes

Related Links

* [http://www.european-people.com/Bulgarians/Bulgarians.html Bulgarian People]


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