Famous Belarusian Women

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 1 Olga Korbut

Olga Korbut
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: May 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Grodno

Olga Korbut is a former gymnast who represented the Soviet Union in two Olympic Games, winning four gold medals and two silver medals. Nicknamed the Sparrow from Minsk, Korbut also participated in the 18th Artistic Gymnastics World Championships where she won two gold medals and four silver medals. In 1988, she was inducted into the International Gymnastics Hall of Fame. 

 2 Svetlana Alexievich

Svetlana Alexievich
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: May 31, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

Nobel Prize-winning Belarusian journalist and oral historian Svetlana Alexievich is known for her signature documentary-style novels, which mingle fiction and reporting. Her five-part Voices of Utopia mirrored the lives of people in the Soviet Union. With her writing, she often criticizes the governments of Belarus and the Soviet Union.

 3 Svetlana Boginskaya

Svetlana Boginskaya
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: February 9, 1973
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

Known as the Belarusian Swan, Svetlana Boginskaya started off as a figure skater before moving on to gymnastics at age 6. By 14, she was part of the Soviet national gymnastics team. The three-time Olympic champion is now settled in Texas and owns businesses that provide gymnastics camps and apparel.

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 4 Victoria Azarenka

Victoria Azarenka
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: July 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 5 Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 11, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mikashevichy, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union (now Belarus)

 6 Galina Lukashenko

Galina Lukashenko
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Famous As: First Lady
Birthdate: January 1, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union

 7 Maria Kalesnikava

Maria Kalesnikava
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Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: April 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union (now Belarus)
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 8 Aliaksandra Sasnovich

Aliaksandra Sasnovich
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: March 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 9 Dasha Nekrasova

Dasha Nekrasova
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 19, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 10 Zinaida Kupriyanovich

Zinaida Kupriyanovich
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 17, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
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 11 Olga Dihovichnaya

Olga Dihovichnaya
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Famous As: Film director, Actor, Screenwriter
Birthdate: September 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, USSR (now Belarus)

 12 Darya Domracheva

Darya Domracheva
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Famous As: Biathlete
Birthdate: August 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 13 Alla Kliouka

Alla Kliouka
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 18, 1970
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 14 Natasha Zvereva

Natasha Zvereva
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: April 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 15 Tatiana Navka

Tatiana Navka
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Famous As: Ice dancer
Birthdate: April 13, 1975
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dnipro, Ukraine

Popular Russian figure skater Tatiana Navka has not just won the national and European championships thrice but is also a two-time world champion and an Olympic gold medalist. She is also a regular participant on various TV and ice shows and has her own show named the Navka Show.

 16 Masha Bruskina

Masha Bruskina
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Famous As: Nurse
Birthdate: 1924 AD
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
Died: October 26, 1941

 17 Maryna Linchuk

Maryna Linchuk
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: September 4, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

Maryna Linchuk is a Belarusian model who came into prominence after appearing in advertisements for popular brands like Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, Dior, and Escada. Renowned for her association with Vogue, Linchuk was named in Vogue Paris' top 30 models of the 2000s list. She has also walked the ramp for designers like Gucci, Prada, Michael Kors, and Louis Vuitton.

 18 Gytha of Wessex

Gytha of Wessex
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 1053 AD
Birthplace: Unknow
Died: 1098 AD

 19 Katsiaryna Halkina

Katsiaryna Halkina
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: February 25, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 20 Melitina Staniouta

Melitina Staniouta
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Famous As: Rhythmic gymnast
Birthdate: November 15, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 21 Veronika Tsepkalo

Veronika Tsepkalo
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Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: September 7, 0000
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mahilioŭ, Belarussian SSR, Soviet Union

 22 Rogneda of Polotsk

Rogneda of Polotsk
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 0962 AD
Birthplace: Polatsk, Belarus
Died: 1002 AD

 23 Katya Zharkova

Katya Zharkova
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: October 30, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 24 Maria Kaczyńska

Maria Kaczyńska
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Famous As: First Lady of Poland
Birthdate: August 21, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Machów, Lublin Voivodeship
Died: April 10, 2010

 25 Ivonka Survilla

Ivonka Survilla
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 11, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Stoŭbcy Stołpce, Second Polish Republic

 26 Olga Govortsova

Olga Govortsova
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 27 Vera Lapko

Vera Lapko
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: September 29, 1998
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 28 Bianka singer

Bianka singer
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: September 17, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minsk, Byelorussian SSR

 29 Ekaterina Vandaryeva

Ekaterina Vandaryeva
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Famous As: Kickboxer
Birthdate: January 20, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Staryya Darohi, Belarus

 30 Alex Bentley

Alex Bentley
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

 31 Tanya Dziahileva

Tanya Dziahileva
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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: June 4, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vitebsk, Belarusian SSR, Soviet Union

 32 Maria Guleghina

Maria Guleghina
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Famous As: Operatic soprano
Birthdate: August 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine

 33 Yulia Nestsiarenka

Yulia Nestsiarenka
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Famous As: Sprinter
Birthdate: June 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Brest, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union

 34 Anastasiia Salos

Anastasiia Salos
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Famous As: Rhythmic gymnast
Birthdate: February 18, 2002
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barnaul, Russia

 35 Leila Rajabi

Leila Rajabi
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: April 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Viciebsk, Belarus

 36 Natallia Eismant

Natallia Eismant
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Famous As: Spokesperson
Birthdate: February 16, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 37 Volha Mazuronak

Volha Mazuronak
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Famous As: Marathon runner
Birthdate: April 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karagandy, Kazakhstan

 38 Tatsiana Karatkevich

Tatsiana Karatkevich
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 8, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 39 Yuliya Balykina

Yuliya Balykina
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Famous As: Athlete
Birthdate: April 12, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bulgan, Mongolia
Died: September 30, 2015

 40 Hanna Kanapatskaya

Hanna Kanapatskaya
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 29, 1976
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

 41 Alina Talay

Alina Talay
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Famous As: Tack and field athlete
Birthdate: May 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Orsha, Soviet Union

 42 Natalia Podolskaya

Natalia Podolskaya
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mogilev, Belarusian SSR, USSR

 43 Liubov Charkashyna

Liubov Charkashyna
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Famous As: Gymnast
Birthdate: December 23, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Brest, Byelorussian

 44 Iryna Kurachkina

Iryna Kurachkina
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Famous As: Wrestler
Birthdate: June 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kruhlae District, Belarus

 45 Elvira Herman

Elvira Herman
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Famous As: Sprint hurdles
Birthdate: January 9, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pinsk, Belarus

 46 Kylie Dickson

Kylie Dickson
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Famous As: Artistic gymnast
Birthdate: February 12, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Columbus, Georgia, United States

Though born in the US, gymnast Kylie Dickson competed for Belarus, in spite of having no Belarusian ancestry. The 2016 Olympian for Belarus still lived and trained in the US and attended the same gym as American Olympian McKayla Maroney. A US elite, she had been part of the U.S. Classic, too.

 47 Yelena Leuchanka

Yelena Leuchanka
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: April 30, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Homel, Belorussian SSR, Soviet Union

 48 Aliaksandra Herasimenia

Aliaksandra Herasimenia
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Famous As: Swimmer
Birthdate: December 31, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Minsk, Byelorussian

 49 Angelica Agurbash

Angelica Agurbash
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: May 17, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, USSR

 50 Ekaterina Ivanchikova

Ekaterina Ivanchikova
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: August 18, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chavusy, USSR (Belarus)