Michael Stoyanov

by madman on July 4, 2017

Birth Name: Michael Edward Stoyanoff

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 14, 1966

Ethnicity: Bulgarian, Ukrainian

Michael Stoyanov is an American actor. He is the son of Karen Sue and Edward Michael Stoyanoff. On his Twitter account, he stated:

Some ppl are asking about my ancestry. Okay, one person is asking. I’m half Bulgarian, half Ukrainian, and half Battlestar Galactica nerd.

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Kristian Kostov

by Manila on March 14, 2017

Birth Name: Kristian Konstantinovich Kostov (Russian) or Kristian Konstantinov Kostov (Bulgarian)

Place of Birth: Moscow, Russia

Date of Birth: 15 March, 2000

*Bulgarian (father)
*Kazakh (mother)

Kristian Kostov is a Bulgarian-Russian singer. He represented Bulgaria in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

Kristian’s father, Konstantin Kostov, is Bulgarian. Kristian’s mother, Zaura/Zaure, is Kazakh.


Grigor Dimitrov

by wanderer on September 16, 2016

2013 Tennis - The Boodles 2013 Tennis Challenge - June 21, 2013

Birth Name: Grigor Dimitrov Dimitrov

Place of Birth: Haskovo, Bulgaria

Date of Birth: 16 May, 1991

Ethnicity: Bulgarian

Grigor Dimitrov is a Bulgarian professional tennis player. He is the son of Maria and Dimitar Dimitrov. In addition to his native Bulgarian, he speaks English.

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Poli Genova

by Manila on March 7, 2016

Birth Name: Poli Plamenova Genova

Place of Birth: Sofia, Bulgaria

Date of Birth: 10 February 1987

Ethnicity: Bulgarian

Poli Genova is a Bulgarian singer. She was placed 4th in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. She previously represented in 2011, but did not qualify to the finals. Her father is Plamen Genov.

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Dilma Rousseff

by Manila on September 25, 2015

Dilma Rousseff

Birth Name: Dilma Vana Rousseff

Place of Birth: Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Date of Birth: 14 December, 1947

*Bulgarian (father)
*Brazilian, including Portuguese, possibly other (mother)

Dilma Rousseff is a Brazilian economist and politician. A member of the Workers’ Party, she served as the 36th President of Brazil, from 1 January, 2011 until 31 August, 2016, when she was impeached from office. She was previously Minister of Mines and Energy, from 1 January, 2003 to 21 June, 2005, and Chief of Staff of the Presidency, from 21 June, 2005 to 31 March, 2010.

Her father, Petr Rusev (later Pedro Rousseff), was born in Gabrovo, Principality of Bulgaria. Her mother, Dilma Jane da Silva, is Brazilian. Dilma is married to Carlos Franklin Paixão de Araújo. She was previously married to Cláudio Galeno Linhares.

Dilma’s paternal grandparents were Stefan Rusev Stoyanov (the son of Rusi Stefanov) and Tsanka Petrova Kornazheva (the daughter of Petr Kornazhev).

Dilma’s maternal grandparents were Odilon Silva and Ana Coimbra.

Source: Genealogy of Dilma Rousseff – http://www.geni.com

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