Namesakes for Nikola

Bulgarian Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
      (prime minister) Nikola Mushanov   1931-1934  
Notable Athletes: 2 tennis, 1 handball, 1 soccer
      (tennis) Nikola Pilić   1939-  
      (handball) Nikola Karabatić   1984-  
      (soccer) Nikola Kalinić   1988-  
      (tennis) Nikola Mektić   1988-  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 inventor
      Nikola Tesla   1856-1943  
Olympic Medalists: 3 silver, 1 bronze, 1 bronze/silver, 1 gold
      (silver) Nikola Plećaš   1968   basketball  
      (silver) Nikola Lončar   1996   basketball  
      (bronze/silver) Nikola Kuljača   2000; 2004   water polo  
      (silver) Nikola Radulović   2004   basketball  
      (gold) Nikola Karabatić   2008; 2012   handball  
      (bronze) Nikola Rađen   2008; 2012   water polo  
Other Leaders: 3 prime ministers
      Prime Minister Nikola Kljusev   1991-1992   Macedonia  
      Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski   2006-2016   Macedonia  
      Prime Minister Nikola Špirić   2007-2012   Bosnia and Herzegovina  
Saints: 1 saint
      Saint Nikola Tavelić   c. 1340-1391