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Famous People Named Ion

Updated October 13, 2018 99 items
Who knew there were so many famous people named Ion in the world? Our list of celebrities named Ion includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Ions below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Ion, actors named Ion, and much more. Ion Antonescu, Ion Overman, and Ion Theodorescu-Sion are only a few of the well-known people named Ion on this list.
  • Ion Antonescu

    Ion Antonescu

    Politician, Soldier

    AgeDec. at 64 (1882-1946)

    BirthplaceSud, Pitești, Romania

    Ion Antonescu (; Romanian: [jon antoˈnesku] (listen); June 14 [O.S. June 2] 1882 – June 1,...  more
  • Ion Overman


    BirthplaceLos Angeles, USA, California

    Ion Overman (born November 9, 1976) is an American actress, known for her roles on television....  more
  • Ion Theodorescu-Sion
    Ion Theodorescu-Sion was a Romanian painter and draftsman, known for his contributions to...  more

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  • Ion Iliescu

    Ion Iliescu

    Politician, Engineer


    BirthplaceOltenița, Romania

    Ion Iliescu (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈon iliˈesku] (listen); born 3 March 1930) is a...  more
  • Ion Luca Caragiale

    Ion Luca Caragiale

    Poet, Journalist

    AgeDec. at 60 (1852-1912)

    BirthplaceI. L. Caragiale, Dâmbovița, Romania

    Ion Luca Caragiale (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈon ˈluka karaˈd͡ʒjale]; commonly referred to as...  more
  • Ion Țuculescu

    AgeDec. at 52 (1910-1962)

    BirthplaceCraiova, Sud-Vest, Romania

    Ion Ţuculescu (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈon t͡sukuˈlesku]; 19 May 1910 – 27 July 1962) was a...  more
  • Ion Rîmaru
    Ion Rîmaru (or, in newer spelling, Râmaru; b. 12 October 1946, Caracal–d. 23 October 1971,...  more
  • Ion I. C. Brătianu

    AgeDec. at 63 (1864-1927)

    BirthplaceȘtefănești, Argeș, Romania

    Ion I. C. Brătianu (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈon brətiˈanu], also known as Ionel Brătianu; 20...  more
  • Ion Andreescu
    Ion Andreescu (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈon andreˈesku]; 15 February 1850 – 22 October 1882)...  more
  • Ion Petrovici

    Politician, Orator

    AgeDec. at 90 (1882-1972)

    BirthplaceTecuci, Romania

    Ion (Ioan) Petrovici (June 2/14 1882 – February 17, 1972), Romanian professor of philosophy at...  more
  • Ion Barbu

    Ion Barbu

    Poet, Mathematician

    AgeDec. at 66 (1895-1961)

    BirthplaceCâmpulung, Romania

    Ion Barbu (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈon ˈbarbu], pen name of Dan Barbilian; 18 March 1895 –11...  more
  • Ion Voicu

    Ion Voicu (Romanian: [iˈon ˈvojku]; October 8, 1923 – February 24, 1997) was a Romanian...  more
  • Ion Filotti Cantacuzino

    Psychiatrist, Film Producer

    AgeDec. at 67 (1908-1975)

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    Ion Filotti Cantacuzino or Ion I. Cantacuzino (November 7, 1908, Bucharest, Romania – August...  more
  • Ion Ghica

    Ion Ghica

    Mathematician, Diplomat

    AgeDec. at 81 (1816-1897)

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    Ion Ghica (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈon ˈɡika] (listen); 12 August 1816 – 7 May 1897) was a...  more
  • Ion Minulescu

    Poet, Literary critic

    AgeDec. at 63 (1881-1944)

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    Ion Minulescu (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈon minuˈlesku]; 6 January 1881 – 11 April 1944) was...  more
  • Ion Pillat

    Ion Pillat

    Editor, Publicist

    AgeDec. at 54 (1891-1945)

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    Ion Pillat (March 31, 1891 in Bucharest – April 17, 1945 in Bucharest) was a distinguished...  more
  • Ion Javelin

    Ion Javelin

  • Ion Rațiu

    Businessperson, Politician

    AgeDec. at 83 (1917-2000)

    BirthplaceTurda, Romania

    Ion Rațiu (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈon ˈrat͡sju]; 6 June 1917 – 17 January 2000) was a...  more
  • Ion Arretxe

    Film Art Director, Production Designer


    BirthplaceSpain, Errenteria

    Ion Arretxe is a film art director, actor and a production designer....  more
  • Ion Creangă

    Ion Creangă

    Poet, Politician

    BirthplaceHumuleşti, Romania

    Ion Creangă (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈon ˈkre̯aŋɡə]; also known as Nică al lui Ștefan a...  more
  • Ion Țiriac

    Ion Țiriac

    Tennis player, Ice Hockey Player


    BirthplaceBrașov, Centru, Romania

    Ion Țiriac (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈon t͡siriˈak]; born 9 May 1939), also known as the...  more
  • Ion Caramitru

    Theatre Director, Politician


    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    Ion Horia Leonida Caramitru (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈon karaˈmitru]; born 9 March 1942) is...  more
  • Ion Popescu-Gopo

    Ion Popescu-Gopo

    Screenwriter, Actor

    AgeDec. at 66 (1923-1989)

    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    Ion Popescu-Gopo (Romanian pronunciation: [iˈon poˈpesku ˈɡopo]; 1 May 1923, Roești, Vâlcea –...  more
  • Ion Băieşu

    Ion Băieşu

    Screenwriter, Writer

    AgeDec. at 59 (1933-1992)

    BirthplaceCernătești, Buzău, Romania

    Ion Băieşu, pen name of Ion Mihalache (2 January 1933, Aldeni, Buzău County–21 September 1992,...  more
  • Ion Stoica

    Computer scientist



    Ion Stoica is a Romanian-American computer scientist specializing in distributed systems,...  more