Macedonian

Find out more about the greatest Macedonians, including Alexander the Great, Justinian I, Blaže Koneski, Zoran Jolevski and Ljubčo Georgievski.

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 1 Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great
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Famous As: Emperor of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon
Birthdate: July 20, 0356
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Pella, Greece
Died: June 10, 0323

Counted amongst the greatest military commanders of all times, Alexander the Great successfully created one of the largest empires—from Macedonia to Persia and India—of the ancient world. The son of King of Macedonia, Philip II, he ascended the throne at the age of 20 and achieved unprecedented success before he died at the age of 33.  

 2 Justinian I

Justinian I
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Famous As: Byzantine Emperor
Birthdate: 0482 AD
Birthplace: Tauresium, Dardania, then part of Diocese of Dacia (in today's Republic of Macedonia
Died: November 14, 0565

Also known as Justinian the Great, Justinian I was the Eastern Roman emperor from 527 to 565. Even though he came from a peasant family, he was well educated in jurisprudence, theology, and Roman history. As emperor, he was known to be highly energetic and ambitious. He brought about several judicial reforms in his kingdom.

 3 Goran Pandev

Goran Pandev
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Macedonian footballer
Birthdate: July 27, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Strumica

 4 Ptolemy I Soter

Ptolemy I Soter
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Famous As: Macedonian General
Birthdate: 0367 BC
Birthplace: Macedon
Died: 0283 BC

Ptolemy I Soter was a trusted companion of Alexander the Great of the Kingdom of Macedon. He later became the pharaoh of Ptolemaic Egypt and was the founder of the Ptolemaic dynasty. He turned Egypt into a Hellenistic kingdom and Alexandria into a center of Greek culture. He is also credited to have built the Library of Alexandria.

 5 Cedi Osman

Cedi Osman
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: April 8, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ohrid, North Macedonia Macedonia

 6 Toše Proeski

Toše Proeski
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: January 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Prilep
Died: October 16, 2007

 7 Justin I

Justin I
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 2, 0450
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bederiana, near Scupi
Died: August 1, 0527
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 8 Cassander

Cassander
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0350 BC
Died: 0297 BC

 9 Antigonus I Monophthalmus

Antigonus I Monophthalmus
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Macedonian general
Birthdate: 0382 BC
Birthplace: Elimiotis, Greece
Died: 0301 BC

 10 Vlado Taneski

Vlado Taneski
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Listed In: Criminals
Famous As: Serial killer
Birthdate: 1952 AD
Birthplace: Kichevo, North Macedonia
Died: June 23, 2008

 11 Nikola Gruevski

Nikola Gruevski
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister
Birthdate: August 31, 1970
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Skopje

 12 Cleopatra of Macedon

Cleopatra of Macedon
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 0355 AD
Birthplace: Macedonia
Died: 0308 AD

 13 Esma Redžepova

Esma Redžepova
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Vocalist
Birthdate: August 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Skopje, Kingdom of Bulgaria
Died: December 11, 2016

 14 Pero Antic

Pero Antic
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: July 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Skopje, Socialist Republic of Macedonia SR Macedonia, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia SFR Yugoslavia

 15 Bo McCalebb

Bo McCalebb
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: May 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

 16 Romeo Travis

Romeo Travis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Akron, Ohio, United States

 17 Antipater

Antipater
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Macedonian general
Birthdate: 0397 BC
Died: 0319 BC

 18 Branimir Štulić

Branimir Štulić
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Listed In: Rock Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: April 11, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Skopje, North Macedonia

 19 Parmenion

Parmenion
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: 0400 BC
Birthplace: Macedonia, Greece
Died: 0330 BC

 20 Kiril Lazarov

Kiril Lazarov
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Handball player
Birthdate: May 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sveti Nikole, SR Macedonia, SFR Yugoslavia

 21 Filiz Ahmet

Filiz Ahmet
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Listed In: Actresses
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 15, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Skopje, SR Macedonia, SFR Yugoslavia

 22 Vasil Garvanliev

Vasil Garvanliev
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 2, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Strumica, North Macedonia

 23 Tamara Todevska

Tamara Todevska
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 1, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Skopje, SR Macedonia, SFR Yugoslavia

 24 Gjorgje Ivanov

Gjorgje Ivanov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President
Birthdate: May 2, 1960
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Valandovo

 25 Craterus

Craterus
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Macedonian general
Birthdate: 0370 BC
Died: 0321 BC

 26 Kaliopi

Kaliopi
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: singer-songwriter
Birthdate: December 28, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ohrid, SR Macedonia, SFR Yugoslavia

 27 Karolina Gočeva

Karolina Gočeva
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Musical artist
Birthdate: April 28, 1980
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bitola, North Macedonia

 28 Theodahad

Theodahad
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0480 AD
Died: 0536 AD

 29 Branko Crvenkovski

Branko Crvenkovski
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Prime Minister
Birthdate: October 12, 1962
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sarajevo

 30 Boris Trajkovski

Boris Trajkovski
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President
Birthdate: June 26, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Strumica
Died: February 26, 2004

 31 Jordan Theodore

Jordan Theodore
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: December 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey, United States

 32 Sabina Ajrula

Sabina Ajrula
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 17, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Skopje, North Macedonia
Died: August 10, 2021

 33 Rade Šerbedžija

Rade Šerbedžija
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: July 27, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bunić, Croatia

 34 Kiro Gligorov

Kiro Gligorov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 3, 1917
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Shtip, North Macedonia
Died: January 1, 2012

 35 Mesut Kurtis

Mesut Kurtis
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: June 30, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Skopje, Socialist Republic of Macedonia, Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (now in North Macedonia)

 36 Naser Aliji

Naser Aliji
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Football Left-back
Birthdate: December 27, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kumanovo, Republic of Macedonia

 37 Ljubčo Georgievski

Ljubčo Georgievski
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister & Vice President of Macedonia
Birthdate: January 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Štip

Ljubčo Georgievski is a politician from North Macedonia considered one of the pioneers of the country's independence. He served as the 3rd prime minister of the Republic of Macedonia from 1998 to 2002. He is the founder of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization - Democratic Party for Macedonian National Unity. He is also known for being a bulgarophile intellectual. 

 38 Richard Hendrix

Richard Hendrix
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: November 15, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Decatur, Alabama, United States

 39 Jana Burceska

Jana Burceska
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 6, 1993
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Skopje, North Macedonia

 40 Berenice I of Egypt

Berenice I of Egypt
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 0340 AD
Birthplace: Macedonia
Died: 0268 AD

 41 Blerim Destani

Blerim Destani
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stolberg, Germany

 42 Muharem Serbezovski

Muharem Serbezovski
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 2, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Skopje, PR Macedonia, FPR Yugoslavia

 43 Lino Červar

Lino Červar
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Handball coach
Birthdate: September 22, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Delići, Croatia

 44 Stojance Stoilov

Stojance Stoilov
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Handball player
Birthdate: April 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Skopje, North Macedonia

 45 Natasa Petrovic

Natasa Petrovic
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 31, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Štip, SR Macedonia, SFR Yugoslavia

 46 Blaže Koneski

Blaže Koneski
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 19, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 7, 1993

Blaže Koneski was a Macedonian writer, poet, linguistic scholar, and literary translator. He made an immense contribution to the codification of the Macedonian language. Koneski also played a key role in shaping Macedonian literature, although he has been criticized for serbianizing the Macedonian language. During his career, he won many literary prizes, including the Njegoš prize and AVNOJ prize.

 47 Vlatko Ilievski

Vlatko Ilievski
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 2, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Skopje, SR Macedonia, SFR Yugoslavia
Died: July 6, 2018

 48 Tuna

Tuna
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer-songwriter
Birthdate: July 14, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Skopje, North Macedonia

 49 Antigonus III Doson

Antigonus III Doson
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: King
Birthdate: 0263 BC
Died: 0221 BC

 50 Ivan Mihailov

Ivan Mihailov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of the Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization (1924– 1934)
Birthdate: August 26, 1896
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Municipality of Štip, North Macedonia
Died: September 5, 1990