List of famous people from Bulgaria, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Bulgaria, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Bulgaria you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Bulgaria, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.
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Birthplace: Sofia, BulgariaNikolina Konstantinova Dobreva (born January 9, 1989), known professionally as Nina Dobrev (),... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Omurtag, BulgariaAleksandr Panayotov Aleksandrov (Bulgarian: Александър Панайотов Александров) (born December... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Gradets, BulgariaChristian Rakovsky (Russian: Христиа́н Гео́ргиевич Рако́вский; August 13 [O.S. August 1] 1873... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: BulgariaIliya Pavlov Naydenov (Bulgarian: Илия Павлов Найденов) (August 6, 1960 - March 7, 2003) was a... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Veliko Tarnovo, Severen tsentralen, BulgariaStefan Nikolov Stambolov (Bulgarian: Стефан Николов Стамболов) (31 January 1854 OS– 19 July... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Varna, BulgariaBorislav Georgiev (Bulgarian: Борислав Георгиев; born 17 July 1974) is a former Bulgarian... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Southeast Europe, Ruse Province, Severen tsentralen, Ruse, BulgariaMichael Arlen (16 November 1895 in Ruse, Bulgaria – 23 June 1956 in New York City), born... more on Wikipedia
Ivan TsvetkovAge: 41
Birthplace: Blagoevgrad, BulgariaIvan Tsvetkov (Bulgarian: Иван Цветков; born 31 August 1979) is a retired Bulgarian footballer... more on Wikipedia
Ivo IvanovAge: 35
Birthplace: Kazanlak, BulgariaIvo Krasimirov Ivanov (Bulgarian: Иво Красимиров Иванов; born 30 April 1985 in Pleven) is a... more on Wikipedia
Yordan TodorovAge: 38
Birthplace: Montana, BulgariaYordan Todorov may refer to: Yordan Todorov (footballer, born July 1981), Bulgarian... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sofia, BulgariaBozidar Georgiev Iskrenov (Bulgarian: Божидар Гeopгиeв Искренов, born 1 August 1962),... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Pravets, BulgariaTodor Khristov Zhivkov (Bulgarian: Тодор Христов Живков; 7 September 1911 – 5 August 1998) was... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Bulgaria, SofiaStanislav Ianevski, born Stanislav Yanevski (Bulgarian: Станислав Яневски, [stəniˈsɫaf... more on Wikipedia
Desi SlavaAge: 41
Birthplace: Radnevo, BulgariaDesislava Ivanova Doneva (Bulgarian: Десислава Иванова Донева), known by her stage names Desi... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Southeast Europe, Kyustendil, Kyustendil Province, BulgariaTheodore Asenov Ushev (Bulgarian: Теодор Асенов Ушев, born February 4, 1968) is a Bulgarian... more on Wikipedia
- Mario Grigorov is a musician, pianist, and film score composer.
Birthplace: Varna, BulgariaFritz Zwicky (; German: [ˈtsvɪki]; February 14, 1898 – February 8, 1974) was a Swiss... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Southeast Europe, Sofia, BulgariaMichael Bar-Zohar (Hebrew: מיכאל בר-זהר, born 30 January 1938) is an Israeli historian,... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sofia, BulgariaManuela Georgieva Maleeva-Fragnière (Bulgarian: Мануела Георгиева Малеева) (born 14 February... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sofia, BulgariaIna Dragomirova Demireva, married name Lutai, (Bulgarian: Ина Драгомирова Демирева; born 17... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sofia, BulgariaSteven Boghos Derounian (April 6, 1918 – April 17, 2007) was a Republican Congressman of... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Kalofer, Yuzhen tsentralen, BulgariaHristo Botev (Bulgarian: Христо Ботев, also transliterated as Hristo Botyov) (6 January 1848... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sofia, BulgariaStefan Marinov (Bulgarian: Стефан Маринов) (1 February 1931 – 15 July 1997) was a Bulgarian... more on Wikipedia
Birthplace: Sofia, BulgariaMara Mattuschka is a film director, film editor, screenwriter, actor, cinematographer and film...
Birthplace: Ruse, Bulgaria, Severen tsentralen, BulgariaAlbert Abram Aftalion (October 21, 1874, Rusçuk, Ottoman Empire – December 6, 1956, Geneva,... more on Wikipedia