List of Macedonians (ethnic group)

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This is a list of the Macedonians (Macedonian : Македонци, Makedonci), ethnic group.
For the ancient people of Macedon, see ancient Macedonians and List of ancient Macedonians.
For lists of other people in the Macedonia region see Lists of Macedonians


John I. Bitove, (Jr.) is a noted Canadian businessman and sportsman. He is the Founder of the Toronto Raptors of the NBA. Through his holding company, Obelysk, he is involved in several entities including; Sirius XM Canada, Canada's largest subscriber radio service. He is the founder of Mobilicity, a mobile wireless service, which was sold to Rogers Communications in July, 2015. He was also the major shareholder of KEYreit, Canada's largest "small box" real estate investment trust that was sold in 2013. In 2015 Bitove co-founded an alternative asset manager, PointNorth Capital.

Andrew Peykoff II is the owner of Niagara Bottling, the largest family-owned bottled water company in the United States. Niagara mainly bottles private label bottled drinking water for national supermarket chains, along with Wal-Mart's "Great Value" brand and Costco's "Kirkland" brand. He is of Macedonian descent.

Mike Ilitch Macedonian-American entrepreneur and owner of the Detroit Red Wings and the Detroit Tigers, founder and owner of Little Caesars Pizza

Michael Ilitch Sr. was an American entrepreneur, founder and owner of the international fast food franchise Little Caesars Pizza. He owned the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League and Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball.


Soccer players

Pero Angeleski is a Macedonian footballer who is the captain of FK Napredok of Kičevo.

Zoran Baldovaliev is a Macedonian footballer who plays as a striker for Belasica.

Boško Gjurovski is a former Yugoslav and Macedonian football midfielder.




Steve Staios professional ice hockey player

Steve Staios is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey player who has played both right wing and defence in the National Hockey League (NHL). Staios played with the Boston Bruins, Vancouver Canucks, Atlanta Thrashers, Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames, and New York Islanders during his career. He currently serves as president for the Hamilton Bulldogs.

Ed Jovanovski Canadian ice hockey defenceman

Edward Jovanovski is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey defenceman. He was born in Windsor, Ontario, and is of Macedonian descent.

Dan Jancevski is a Macedonian Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman who played eleven seasons in the American Hockey League (AHL) and also played in nine National Hockey League (NHL) games with the Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning.


Ace Rusevski is a retired Macedonian boxer, who represented Yugoslavia at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. There he won the bronze medal in the lightweight division after being defeated in the semifinals by eventual gold medalist Howard Davis Jr. of the United States.

Redžep Redžepovski is a retired Macedonian flyweight boxer, who won silver medal for Yugoslavia in the flyweight division at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California. In the final he was defeated by Steve McCrory of the United States.


Petar Naumoski Macedonian basketball player

Petar "Pece" Naumoski is a former Macedonian professional basketball player. At a height of 1.95 m tall, and a weight of 95 kg (210 lbs.), he played mainly at the point guard position during his career, but he could also play as a shooting guard and a small forward. He was a very skillful play maker. In his pro playing career, he had some quite successful years, while playing in Turkey and Italy.

Todor Gečevski macedonian basketball player

Todor Gečevski is a Macedonian former professional basketball player. Standing at a height of 2.10 m, he played at the center and power forward positions.

Vrbica Stefanov Macedonian basketball player

Vrbica Stefanov is a retired Macedonian professional basketball player who last was a head coach of Macedonian basketball team Kožuv.






Miroslav Grčev Macedonian artist and architect

Miroslav Grčev is a Macedonian architect, graphic designer, comics artist and caricaturist. He is known for having designed the current flag of North Macedonia and a popular proposal for a new coat of arms of North Macedonia.










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