Angelovski, Petar (1931-2000), screenwriter who was always persistent in dipping profoundly and seriously into the core of the play, showing necessary professionalism, exquisite taste and excellent knowledge of the stage rules, the scenographic space filled with dynamic- natural situations which gave life to the play.
Vladislav, Jovan (1015-1018), Macedonian czar, the last governor of Samoul's state, son of Aron,Samoil's nephew. The first information about the name of Bitola, is connected to the plaque, he put up, when he reconstructed the fortress around the city in XI century.
Karolina Gočeva (Macedonian: Каролина Гочева) (born April 28, 1980, in Bitola, Republic of Macedonia) is a Macedonian singer. She represented the Republic of Macedonia in the 2002 and 2007 Eurovision Song Contests , ranking 19th and 14th, respectively. She became the first female Macedonian artist to represent Republic of Macedonia twice at Eurovision.
Gruev, Damjan (1871-1906), Ideologist, one of the founders of VMRO, its first secretary and member of CK, voivode, the most distinguished organizer of the Macedonian revolutionary national rebellion movement and a national teacher.
Demirovski, Ajri (1927 - 2009), author of the song "Bitola, my native city". He was born in Bitola. After the liberation Ajri Demirovski was the first student from Bitola who was sent to the Graphical school in Zagreb to study the printing craft.
Janakievski, Tome (1938-2004), archaeologist and research adviser. He was born in Bitola. He finished his primary and secondary eduaction in Bitola, and he graduated at the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb at the department of archeology in 1963.
Josifovski, Josif (1927-2001), an actor who was for many years holder of the main repertory of the Bitola National Theatre, recognizable by his noticeable figure with strong baritone voice, lively and cheerful character, infusing with passion all the characters he acted on the Lure of the Footlights.
Kamhi, Raphael M. (1870-1970), known under his nickname, the voivode Skender beg, represents an important personality in the Macedonian revolutionary movement in which he left traces with his active participation in the organization and in the fighting actions of Macedonian people, donator for opening schools and supplier of TMORO with weapons.
Karamandi, Elpida Nada (1920-1942), Macedonian revolutionary, national hero. She was born in a poor family and thus from a very young age, she was living on a shoe-string, experiencing bitterly the hardship of the poverty.
Kliment, metropolitan - Nikola Trajkov (1912-1979), first Macedonian metropolitan of Prespa and Bitola, first archpriest of Bitola after the revival of MPC and second Macedonian archpriest: signatory of the Convention decision from 1967 for revival of the autocephalous status of MPC.
Misirkov, Krste P. (1874-1926), Macedonian national and educational leader, the most remarkable Macedonian intellectual from the end of the XIX and the beginning of the XX century, socialist, political worker, visionary, theoretician and historian.
Metropolitan Grigorij (1825-1833), of Bitola and Pelagonija constructor of St Dimitrij church in Bitola; he expanded the church hospital for the poor Christians, defendant of the Christian population, benefactor and protector of the Christians of Pelagonia region.
Naumov, Stevan - Stiv (1920-1942) Macedonian revolutionary, national hero, one of the organizers of NOB in Macedonia. He was proclaimed a national hero on 29 July 1945. Since he was a student at Bitola high school, Stiv Naumov was on the lines of the progressive youth.
Ovadija, Esteraja Mara (1922-1944), a Jew from Bitola, worker. She joined early to the progressive workers movement in 1938, she was one of the most active members in the organizations of the progressive youth in her native city Bitola.
Panovski, Trifun (1912-1944), the first partisan doctor in the national rebellion army of Macedonia and patron of the Medical center in Bitola As a doctor and humanist with large doctor capabilities he had great authority with the fighters and people.
Pophristov, Gorgi - Krstoarec (1878-1952), Macedonian revolutionary member and leader of VMRO, one of the most prominent leaders of Bitolas revolutionary region, educational and revolutionary activist and fighter; member of TMORO and its propagator, participant of the Smilevo congress as a representative from Bitola.
Traikovski, Borislav (1917-1996), Macedonian painter and pedagogue who is numbered among the first graduated artists in Macedonia, He finished primary and secondary education in the native city and in 1951 he graduated at the Academy of art at the University in Belgrade.
Hristovski, Jonce (1933-2000), Macedonian singer, text writer and composer of songs in folk spirit, extremely popular folk singer who carried the glory of Macedonian music all around the world.He was born in 1933 in Bitola.