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Famous People from Macedonia - VISIT Macedonia

Famous People from Macedonia

Slave Dimitrov

Slave Dimitrov (born June 1, 1946) is a Macedonian composer, singer and record producer. He composed and sang “Chija si”, labeled as the “song of the millennium” in the Republic of Macedonia.

Olivera Nikolova

Olivera Nikolova is a Macedonian author who is considered to be one of the top novelists of her country. She was born is 1936 in Skopje, the capital of the Republic of Macedonia.

Vaska Ilieva

Vaska Ilieva was a Macedonian leading folk singer from Yugoslavia and the Republic of Macedonia. She started her career as a dancer and singer in the State Ensemble Tanec in the early 1950s.

Katarina Ivanovska

Katarina Ivanovska is a Macedonian model and actress. She began her modeling career in 2004, appearing at Milan Fashion Week after winning the Look Models International model search in Macedonia.

Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa was a Roman Catholic religious sister and missionary, founder of the order of the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic congregation of women dedicated to helping the poor.

Esma Redžepova

Esma Redžepova-Teodosievska was a Macedonian vocalist, songwriter, and humanitarian of Romani ethnicity. She started to sing while she was a teenager in the 1950s, and her career spans over five decades.

Goran Stefanovski

Goran Stefanovski  was a leading Macedonian dramatist, screenwriter, essayist, lecturer and public intellectual. He was an international figure, whose work deals with issues of migration.

Simon Trpcheski

Simon Trpcheski is a Macedonian classical pianist.The youngest of three children, his father was a judge and his mother a pharmacist.In 2002, he received his degree in music from the University of St. Cyril and St. Methodius in Skopje,  Macedonia.

Pero Antić

Pero Antić is a Macedonian basketball executive and former professional player. He currently serves as a president of the Basketball Federation of Macedonia.

Goran Pandev

Goran Pandev is a Macedonian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Genoa. He is the captain of Macedonia national football team, and is the country’s all-time top scorer with 33 goals.