List of Slovaks

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See also: History of Bratislava - Historic personalities

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Politicians and rulers

Saints

  • St. Zorard (Svorad, Svoradus) (around 1000) - hermit at Skalka near Trenčín, born in Lesser Poland or in northern Slovakia, adopted the name Andrew (Ondrej, Andrej)
  • St. Benedict (original name Stojislav) (? – 1034) – hermit at Skalka near Trenčín, disciple of St. Zorard
  • St. Gorazd (9th century) – a disciple of Cyril and Methodius, 881-884 probably bishop
  • St. Štefan Pongrác - a Hungarian-Transylvanian Catholic priest tortured to death in Kosice by Gabriel Bethlen’s men in 1619
  • St. Melichar Grodecki - a Polish-Moravian Catholic tortured to death in Kosice by Gabriel Bethlen’s men in 1619
  • St. Marek Križin - a Croatian Catholic canon tortured to death in Kosice by Gabriel Bethlen’s men in 1619

Writers

Scientists

20th century astronomers

Classical Music

Popular Music (in the 20th century)

  • Karol Duchoň (1950-1985) – singer (pre-rock period)
  • Gejza Dusík (1907-1988) – composer, musician, author of many evergreens (1st half of the 20th century)
  • Martin Ďurinda (?) – singer of Tublatanka (a band having reacher its height around 1990)
  • Jozef Ráž (?) – current singer of Elán (a band having reached its height in the 1980s)
  • Karol Elbert (1911) – composer, musician (1st half of the 20th century)
  • Boris Filan (1949) – text-writer for many Slovak bands
  • Marika Gombitová (1956) – singer, composer, musician in the 1980s and early 1990s
  • Pavol Habera (1962) – singer, composer, musician (reached his height around 1990)
  • Pavol Hammel (1948) – singer, composer, musician (reached his height the 1970s and 1980s)
  • Gabriel Jonáš (1948) – Jazz musician, multiinstrumentalist, composer
  • Jan Kocianová (1946) – singer (pre-rock period)
  • Marcela Laiferová (1945) – singer (pre-rock period)
  • Ján Lehotský (1947) – composer, musician, singer of Modus (a band having reached its height in the late 1970s)
  • Peter Lipa (1943) – the most important current Jazz singer, composer
  • Peter Nagy (1959) – pop singer, text-writer (reached his height in the late 1980s and early 1990s)
  • Vašo Patejdl (1954) – the most important Slovak pop composer in the 1980s and 1990s, singer, musician
  • Kamil Peteraj (1945) – text-writer
  • Richard Müller (1961) – the best-known current Slovak pop-rock singer
  • Dežo Ursiny (1947 – 1995) – composer, rock singer, musician in the 1960s and 1970s
  • Marián Varga (1947) – rock composer, musician in the 1960s and 1970s
  • František Krištof Veselý (1903-1977) – singer from the early popular music period
  • Pavol Zelenay (1928) – swing composer, musician
  • Miroslav Žbirka (1952) – singer, composer from the 1970s to the 1990s

Painters, sculptors, photographers

Architects

Theater

Filmmakers

Sportsmen (except hockey players)

Hockey players

Others

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