Famous Romanians

Do you know any of these famous Romanians?
Answers are famous Romanian people or those of Romanian heritage/descent.
Two are musical groups.
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Last updated: February 29, 2016
First submittedFebruary 29, 2016
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Prince of Wallachia, nicknamed "Țepeș" or "The Impaler"
Vlad III
King, voted greatest Romanian in a TVR poll
Stephen the Great
Gabriela and Monica Irimia, better known as the
Cheeky Girls
Gabriela and Mihaela Modorcea, better known as
"Hero of Seville" goalkeeper, managed to save 4 consecutive penalty shots
Helmuth Duckadam
Inventor of the fountain pen
Petrache Poenaru
The discoverer of insulin
Nicolae Paulescu
Gymnast, first ever to be awarded a perfect 10 score in Olympics
Nadia Comăneci
Contender for inventor of the world's first jet
Henri Coandă
Romania's first and only astronaut
Dumitru Prunariu
Inventor of the first plane with a tubular fuselage
Rodrig Goliescu
Designer of the Muscle Car, Pontiac Firebird, and the car from "Back to the Future"
John DeLorean
Deputy prime minister & head of Romanian chemical research, executed on Christmas day
Elena Ceaușescu
Architect of the world's largest palace
Anca Petrescu
"The woman in red", who helped the FBI track John Dillinger
Ana Cumpănaș
The living former king of Romania
Michael I
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