Find out more about the greatest Latvians, including Misha Cirkunov, Mikhail Tal, Paul Walden, Ernests Gulbis and Mischa Maisky.
Mikhail TalMikhail Tal
(Chess Player)

09 November 1936

Misha CirkunovMisha Cirkunov
(Mixed Martial Artist)

27 February 1987

Kristaps PorzingisKristaps Porzingis
(Basketball Player)

02 August 1995

Monami FrostMonami Frost
(Instagram Star, Vlogger)

05 January 1994

Paul WaldenPaul Walden
(Chemist)

26 July 1863

Isaiah BerlinIsaiah Berlin
(Philosopher, Historian, University teacher, Diplomat)

06 June 1909

Ernests GulbisErnests Gulbis
(Tennis player)

30 August 1988

Mischa MaiskyMischa Maisky
(Cellist)

10 January 1948

Aron NimzowitschAron Nimzowitsch
(Danish-Russian chess master)

07 November 1886

Valdis DombrovskisValdis Dombrovskis
(Prime Minister)

05 August 1971

Zemgus GirgensonsZemgus Girgensons
(Ice hockey player)

05 January 1994

Alexei ShirovAlexei Shirov
(Chess player)

04 July 1972

Vaira Vīķe-FreibergaVaira Vīķe-Freiberga
(President)

01 December 1937

Artūrs IrbeArtūrs Irbe
(Ice hockey player)

02 February 1967

Vera MukhinaVera Mukhina
(Sculptor)

01 July 1889

Valdis ZatlersValdis Zatlers
(President)

22 March 1955

Guntis UlmanisGuntis Ulmanis
(Politician, President)

1939 AD

Ivars GodmanisIvars Godmanis
(Former Prime Minister of Latvia)

27 November 1951

Aigars KalvītisAigars Kalvītis
(Chairman of the Management Board of the Latvijas Gāze)

27 June 1966

Artūrs KuldaArtūrs Kulda
(Ice hockey player)

25 July 1988

Ģirts KarlsonsĢirts Karlsons
(Association football player)

07 June 1981

Vīts RimkusVīts Rimkus
(Association football player)

21 June 1973

Līga DekmeijereLīga Dekmeijere
(Tennis player)

21 May 1983

Oļegs AleksejenkoOļegs Aleksejenko
(Association football player)

12 June 1961

Iļja VestermansIļja Vestermans
(association football player)

1915 AD

Oļegs KaravajevsOļegs Karavajevs
(Association football player)

13 February 1961

Artūrs SilagailisArtūrs Silagailis
(Association football player)

03 May 1987

Arturs MatisonsArturs Matisons

06 May 1985

Ainārs KovalsAinārs Kovals
(javelin thrower)

21 November 1981

Andris BērziņšAndris Bērziņš
(Former President of Latvia)

10 December 1944

Elmārs ZemgalisElmārs Zemgalis
(Chess player, Non-fiction writer)

09 September 1923

Ēriks RagsĒriks Rags
(Javelin thrower)

01 June 1975

Jānis LidmanisJānis Lidmanis
(association football player, basketball player)

1910 AD

Jānis SpruktsJānis Sprukts
(Ice hockey player)

31 January 1982

Jānis TimmaJānis Timma
(Basketball player)

02 July 1992

Kārlis LejnieksKārlis Lejnieks
(Tennis player)

16 March 1988

Kārlis UlmanisKārlis Ulmanis
(Politician)

04 September 1877

Māris SmirnovsMāris Smirnovs
(Association football player)

02 June 1976

Māris VerpakovskisMāris Verpakovskis
(Association football player)

15 October 1979

Mārtiņš KarsumsMārtiņš Karsums
(Ice hockey player)

26 February 1986

Mārtiņš LaksaMārtiņš Laksa
(Basketball player)

26 June 1990

Pāvels MihadjuksPāvels Mihadjuks
(Association football player)

27 May 1980

Pāvels TulubjevsPāvels Tulubjevs
(Bobsledder)

02 July 1985

Tamāra VilerteTamāra Vilerte
(Chess player)

05 March 1954