Famous Belarusian Women

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Olga Korbut
(Gymnast)

Olga Korbut
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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. 

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Svetlana Boginskaya
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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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Svetlana Alexievich
(Journalist, Essayist & Oral Historian - The Winner of 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature)

Svetlana Alexievich
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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.

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Victoria Azarenka
(Tennis player)

Victoria Azarenka
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Birthdate: July 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

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

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

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Maria Kalesnikava
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Birthdate: April 24, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union (now Belarus)
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Galina Lukashenko
(First Lady)

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

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Aliaksandra Sasnovich
(Tennis player)

Aliaksandra Sasnovich
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Birthdate: March 22, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

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Zinaida Kupriyanovich
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Birthdate: September 17, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
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Olga Dihovichnaya
(Film director, Actor, Screenwriter)

Olga Dihovichnaya
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Birthdate: September 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minsk, Byelorussian SSR, USSR (now Belarus)

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Tatiana Navka
(Ice dancer)

Tatiana Navka
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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.

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

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Alla Kliouka
(Actress)

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

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Natasha Zvereva
(Tennis player)

Natasha Zvereva
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Birthdate: April 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

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Melitina Staniouta
(Rhythmic gymnast)

Melitina Staniouta
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Birthdate: November 15, 1993
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

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

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

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

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Gytha of Wessex
(Princess)

Gytha of Wessex
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Birthdate: 1053 AD
Birthplace: Unknow
Died: 1098 AD

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

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Maryna Linchuk
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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.

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

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Ivonka Survilla
(Politician)

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

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Alex Bentley
(Basketball player)

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

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

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Olga Govortsova
(Tennis player)

Olga Govortsova
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Birthdate: August 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

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Vera Lapko
(Tennis player)

Vera Lapko
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Birthdate: September 29, 1998
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus

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Maria Guleghina
(Operatic soprano)

Maria Guleghina
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Birthdate: August 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Odesa, Ukraine

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

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Viktoriia Safonova
(Figure skater)

Viktoriia Safonova
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Birthdate: May 8, 2003
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

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

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

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

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Yelena Leuchanka
(Basketball player)

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

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

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Leila Rajabi
(Athlete)

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

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Anastasiia Salos
(Rhythmic gymnast)

Anastasiia Salos
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Birthdate: February 18, 2002
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Barnaul, Russia

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Volha Mazuronak
(Marathon runner)

Volha Mazuronak
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Birthdate: April 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Karagandy, Kazakhstan

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

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

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Elvira Herman
(Sprint hurdles)

Elvira Herman
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Birthdate: January 9, 1997
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pinsk, Belarus

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Alina Talay
(Tack and field athlete)

Alina Talay
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Birthdate: May 14, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Orsha, Soviet Union

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Hanna Kanapatskaya
(Politician)

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

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Nastassia Mironchyk-Ivanova
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Birthdate: April 13, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Slutsk, Belarus

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

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Kylie Dickson
(Artistic gymnast)

Kylie Dickson
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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.

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Gertrude of Poland
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Birthdate: March 16, 1025
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Poland
Died: January 4, 1108

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

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Alyona Lanskaya
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Birthdate: September 7, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mogilev, Byelorussian SSR, USSR