List of famous Romanians with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Romania may not bag headlines too often or feature in the itinerary of every tourist visiting Europe, but that does not really cloud the enticements and excitements that the country has to offer. Its diverse landscape, jaw-dropping castles, and great food aside, Romania has a wad of other baits too and incredible ones at that, remarkable enough to floor anyone wanting to explore all about it. That is right! From being home to one of the “happiest cemeteries” on Earth to being one of the largest producers of wine and from boasting of having one of the best roads in the world to being one of the richest countries in Europe, Romania is one helluva country worth exploring. But that is not all, dear readers. This less-talked about country has also raised some extraordinary men and women, most of whom have revolutionized the world. Explore all about the lives of some such famous Romanians in their biographies encapsulated below. Trail the trials and triumphs of their lives through the timelines, trivia, and lesser-known facts covered in their profiles and get inspired.
Sebastian StanSebastian Stan
(Actor)

13 August 1982

Constanța, Romania

Leo

Nicolae CeaușescuNicolae Ceaușescu
(Former President of Romania)

26 January 1918

25 December 1989

Scornicești

Aquarius

Elie WieselElie Wiesel
(Writer)

30 September 1928

02 July 2016

Transylvania

Libra

Constantin BrancusiConstantin Brâncuși
(Sculptor)

19 February 1876

16 March 1957

Peștișani

Aquarius

Klaus IohannisKlaus Iohannis
(President of Romania)

13 June 1959

Sibiu

Gemini

Ion IliescuIon Iliescu
(Former President of Romania)

03 March 1930

Oltenița

Pisces

Traian BăsescuTraian Băsescu
(Former President of Romania)

04 November 1951

Murfatlar

Scorpio

Norvina ClaudiaNorvina Claudia
(Instagram Star, You Tube Personality)

16 November 1987

Romania

Scorpio

Daniela SilivasDaniela Silivaș
(Gymnast)

09 May 1972

Deva, Transylvania

Taurus

Nadia ComaneciNadia Comaneci
(Olympic Champion Gymnast)

12 November 1961

Onești

Scorpio

Emil ConstantinescuEmil Constantinescu
(Former President of Romania)

19 November 1939

Bender, Moldova

Scorpio

Jean NegulescoJean Negulesco
(American-Romanian film director)

26 February 1900

18 July 1993

Craiova, Romania

Pisces

VladTeeVeeVladTeeVee
(YouTuber)

08 August 1999

Romania

Leo

Alice PeneacaAlice Peneaca
(Model, Actress)

31 October 1991

Transylvania, Romania

Scorpio

George E. PaladeGeorge E. Palade
(Cell Biologist)

19 November 1912

07 October 2008

Iași, Romania

Scorpio

Mădălina Diana GheneaMădălina Diana Ghenea
(Actor, Model, Film actor)

08 August 1988

Slatina

Leo

Edward G. RobinsonEdward G. Robinson
(Actor)

12 December 1893

Bucharest, Romania

Sagittarius

Victor PontaVictor Ponta
(Politician)

20 September 1972

Bucharest

Virgo

Adrian MutuAdrian Mutu
(Association football player)

08 January 1979

Călinești

Capricorn

Simona HalepSimona Halep
(Tennis player)

27 September 1991

Constanța

Libra

Gheorghe HagiGheorghe Hagi
(Association football player, Association football manager)

05 February 1965

Săcele

Aquarius

Mircea EliadeMircea Eliade
(Historian)

13 March 1907

22 April 1986

Bucharest, Romania

Pisces

Lucian ButeLucian Bute
(Boxer)

28 February 1980

Galați

Pisces

Ion AntonescuIon Antonescu
(Former Prime Minister of Romania)

02 June 1882

01 June 1946

Kingdom of Romania

Gemini

Eugene IonescoEugene Ionesco
(Playwright)

26 November 1909

28 March 1994

Slatina, Romania

Sagittarius

Sandra RomainSandra Romain
(Pornographic actor, Actor)

26 March 1978

Timișoara

Aries

Emil CioranEmil Cioran
(Philosopher, Writer, Diarist, Aphorist)

08 April 1911

20 June 1995

Rășinari

Aries

Costel PantilimonCostel Pantilimon
(Association football player)

01 February 1987

Bacău

Aquarius

Cristina NeaguCristina Neagu
(Handball player)

26 August 1988

Bucharest

Virgo

Mihai EminescuMihai Eminescu
(poet, prosaist, essayist, librarian)

20 December 1849

15 June 1889

Botoșani

Sagittarius

Carol I of RomaniaCarol I of Romania
(Politician)

20 April 1839

10 October 1914

Sigmaringen

Aries

Black AngelikaBlack Angelika
(Pornographic actor)

25 October 1987

Bucharest

Scorpio

Anamaria MarincaAnamaria Marinca
(Actor)

01 April 1978

Iași

Aries

Ferdinand I of RomaniaFerdinand I of Romania
(Politician)

24 August 1865

20 July 1927

Sigmaringen

Virgo

Cristian ChivuCristian Chivu
(Association football player)

26 October 1980

Reșița

Scorpio

Edward LuttwakEdward Luttwak
(Economist, Geopolitician, Historian, Writer)

04 November 1942

Arad

Scorpio

Cătălina PonorCătălina Ponor
(Artistic gymnast)

20 August 1987

Constanța

Leo

Dan PetrescuDan Petrescu
(Association football player, Association football manager)

22 December 1967

Bucharest

Sagittarius

Mircea LucescuMircea Lucescu
(Association football player, Association football manager)

29 July 1945

Bucharest

Leo

Corneliu Zelea CodreanuCorneliu Zelea Codreanu
(Politician, Essayist)

13 September 1899

30 November 1938

Huși

Virgo

Gabriel OpreaGabriel Oprea
(Politician, Judge)

01 January 1961

Fundulea

Capricorn

Ștefan RaduȘtefan Radu
(Association football player)

22 October 1986

Bucharest

Libra

Andrei AlexandrescuAndrei Alexandrescu
(computer scientist, engineer)

1969 AD

Bucharest

Larisa IordacheLarisa Iordache
(Artistic gymnast)

19 June 1996

Bucharest

Gemini

Hildegard PeplauHildegard Peplau
(Nurse)

01 September 1909

17 March 1999

Reading

Virgo

Liviu DragneaLiviu Dragnea
(Engineer, Politician)

28 October 1962

Gratia

Scorpio

Saul SteinbergSaul Steinberg
(Comics artist, Painter, Illustrator)

15 June 1914

12 May 1999

Râmnicu Sărat

Gemini

Sergiu CelibidacheSergiu Celibidache
(conductor, composer, university teacher)

28 June 1912

14 August 1996

Roman

Cancer

Gheorghe Gheorghiu-DejGheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej
(Politician, Diplomat)

08 November 1901

19 March 1965

Bârlad

Scorpio

Elena UdreaElena Udrea
(Politician, Lawyer)

26 December 1973

Buzău

Capricorn

Benjamin FondaneBenjamin Fondane
(Linguist, Poet, Librarian, Film director, Translator, Philosopher, Essayist, Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer, Literary historian, Literary critic, Biographer)

14 November 1898

02 October 1944

Iași

Scorpio

Ciprian MaricaCiprian Marica
(Association football player)

02 October 1985

Bucharest

Libra

Ion Mihai PacepaIon Mihai Pacepa
(Journalist)

28 October 1928

Bucharest

Scorpio

Nicolae IorgaNicolae Iorga
(politician, linguist, geopolitician, poet)

17 January 1871

27 November 1940

Botoșani

Capricorn

Gheorghe PopescuGheorghe Popescu
(Association football player)

09 October 1967

Calafat

Libra

Gabriel TorjeGabriel Torje
(Association football player)

22 November 1989

Timișoara

Scorpio

Miklós NyiszliMiklós Nyiszli
(Physician, Writer)

17 June 1901

05 May 1956

Șimleu Silvaniei

Gemini

Alexandru MaximAlexandru Maxim
(Romanian footballer)

08 July 1990

Piatra Neamț, Romania

Cancer

Florin MergeaFlorin Mergea
(Tennis player)

26 January 1985

Craiova

Aquarius

Cătălin FercuCătălin Fercu
(Rugby union player)

05 September 1986

Brașov

Virgo

Reuven FeuersteinReuven Feuerstein
(Educationist, Educator)

21 August 1921

29 April 2014

Botoșani

Leo

Jacob L. MorenoJacob L. Moreno
(Psychiatrist)

18 May 1889

14 May 1974

Bucharest

Taurus

Raul RusescuRaul Rusescu
(Association football player)

09 July 1988

Râmnicu Vâlcea

Cancer

Daciana SârbuDaciana Sârbu
(Politician, Lawyer)

15 January 1977

Arad

Capricorn

Relu FenechiuRelu Fenechiu
(Politician)

03 July 1965

Cancer

Bogdan StancuBogdan Stancu
(Association football player)

28 June 1987

Pitești

Cancer

Vera RencziVera Renczi
(serial killer)

1903 AD

1960 AD

Bucharest

Joel TeitelbaumJoel Teitelbaum
(Philosopher, Rabbi)

13 January 1887

19 August 1979

Sighetu Marmației

Capricorn

Horia SimaHoria Sima
(politician, journalist)

03 July 1903

25 May 1993

Făgăraș

Cancer

Allysin ChaynesAllysin Chaynes

11 February 1979

Romania

Aquarius

Artur PhlepsArtur Phleps

29 November 1881

21 September 1944

Biertan

Sagittarius

Ștefan Bănică, Jr.Ștefan Bănică, Jr.

18 October 1967

Bucharest

Libra

Ion Luca CaragialeIon Luca Caragiale
(linguist, poet, writer, journalist, playwright)

01 February 1852

09 June 1912

I. L. Caragiale, Dâmbovița

Aquarius

Răzvan LucescuRăzvan Lucescu
(Association football player, Association football manager)

17 February 1969

Bucharest

Aquarius

Solomon SchechterSolomon Schechter
(Rabbi, University teacher)

07 December 1847

19 November 1915

Focșani

Sagittarius

Dorinel MunteanuDorinel Munteanu
(Association football player, Association football manager)

25 June 1968

Grădinari

Cancer

Tudor ArgheziTudor Arghezi
(poet, writer, journalist, children's writer)

21 May 1880

14 July 1967

Bucharest

Taurus

Daniel SpoerriDaniel Spoerri
(Painter, Choreographer, University teacher)

27 March 1930

Galați

Aries

Miodrag BelodediciMiodrag Belodedici
(Association football player)

20 May 1964

Socol

Taurus

Ștefan LuchianȘtefan Luchian
(painter, pastelist, watercolourist)

01 February 1868

28 June 1916

Ștefănești, Botoșani

Aquarius

Rareș EnceanuRareș Enceanu
(Association football player)

05 August 1994

Zărnești

Leo

Șerban CantacuzinoȘerban Cantacuzino

04 February 1941

04 July 2011

Bucharest

Aquarius

Cătălin PredoiuCătălin Predoiu
(Politician, Lawyer)

27 August 1968

Buzău

Virgo

Mădălin VoicuMădălin Voicu
(Conductor, Politician)

10 July 1952

Bucharest

Cancer

Cătălin MunteanuCătălin Munteanu
(Association football player)

26 January 1979

Bucharest

Aquarius

Ștefan Octavian IosifȘtefan Octavian Iosif
(Linguist)

11 September 1875

22 June 1913

Brașov

Virgo

Ștefan IovanȘtefan Iovan
(Association football player)

23 August 1960

Moțăței

Leo

Dănuț ComanDănuț Coman
(Association football player)

28 March 1979

Ștefănești

Aries

Ștefan DobayȘtefan Dobay
(Association football player, Association football manager)

26 September 1909

07 April 1994

Dumbrăvița

Libra

Răzvan FodorRăzvan Fodor
(Actor, Film actor)

22 June 1975

Bucharest

Cancer

Dănuț LupuDănuț Lupu
(Association football player)

27 February 1967

Galați

Pisces

Ștefan BaciuȘtefan Baciu
(Linguist, Poet, Diplomat, Literary historian, Translator, Literary critic, Journalist, Biographer)

29 October 1918

06 January 1993

Brașov

Scorpio

Ștefan ProcopiuȘtefan Procopiu
(Physicist, University teacher)

19 January 1890

22 August 1972

Bârlad

Capricorn

Ștefan GrigorieȘtefan Grigorie
(association football player)

31 January 1982

Segarcea

Aquarius

Ștefan IordacheȘtefan Iordache
(Actor)

03 February 1941

14 September 2008

Calafat

Aquarius

Păstorel TeodoreanuPăstorel Teodoreanu
(Linguist, Lawyer)

30 July 1894

17 March 1964

Dorohoi

Leo

Șerban IonescuȘerban Ionescu
(Actor)

23 September 1950

21 November 2012

Corabia

Virgo

Răzvan StancaRăzvan Stanca
(Association football player)

18 January 1980

Bucharest

Capricorn

Răzvan MartinRăzvan Martin
(weightlifter)

22 December 1991

Cluj-Napoca

Sagittarius

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