Discover the notable alumni of Moscow State University. The list includes people like Mikhail Gorbachev, Sergey Brin, Oleg Deripaska, Lev Vygotsky & Boris Pasternak. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as intellectuals & academics, writers, leaders, scientists and business people etc.
Mikhail GorbachevMikhail Gorbachev
02 March 1931, Russian
Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of
Sergey BrinSergey Brin
21 August 1973, Russian, American
Computer scientist

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
10 February 1890, Russian, Russian
Poet & Writer

Alisher UsmanovAlisher Usmanov
09 September 1953, Russian
Business Magnate

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lev_Vygotsky.jpgLev Vygotsky
17 November 1896, Russian
Psychologist

Anna ChapmanAnna Chapman
23 February 1982, Russian
Media Personality
Andrei SakharovAndrei Sakharov
21 May 1921, Russian
The Father of Soviet nuclear bomb’

Ivan TurgenevIvan Turgenev
09 November 1818, Russian
Novelist

Raisa GorbachevaRaisa Gorbacheva
05 January 1932, Russian
First Lady of U.S.S.R
Oleg Vladimirovich Deripaska Oleg Deripaska
02 January 1968, Russian
Entrepreneur, Investor, Businessperson

Ion IliescuIon Iliescu
03 March 1930, Romanian
Former President of Romania
Mahmoud DarwishMahmoud Darwish
13 March 1941, Palestinian
Poet

Imre LakatosImre Lakatos
09 November 1922, Hungarian
Philosopher

Immanuel VelikovskyImmanuel Velikovsky
10 June 1895, Israeli
Author

Ivan BuninIvan Bunin
22 October 1870, Russian
Writer

Alexander HerzenAlexander Herzen
06 April 1812, Russian
Father of Russian socialism
John Dramani MahamaJohn Dramani Mahama
29 November 1958, Ghanaian
President of Ghana

Igor Yevgenyevich TammIgor Tamm
08 July 1895, Russian
Physicist

Andrey MelnichenkoAndrey Melnichenko
08 March 1972, Russian
Industrialist

Suleyman RustamSuleyman Rustam
27 November 1906, Azerbaijani
Poet
Grigory PotemkinGrigory Potemkin
11 October 1739, Russian
linguist, military personnel

Tony HoareTony Hoare
11 January 1934, British
Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer, Writer,
Nadezhda TolokonnikovaNadezhda Tolokonnikova
07 November 1989, Russian
Singer

Vladimir ZhirinovskyVladimir Zhirinovsky
25 April 1946, Kazakh, Russian
Jurist, Politician, Lawyer

Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov
25 April 1903, Russian
Mathematician
Sergei YeseninSergei Yesenin
21 September 1895, Russian
poet, writer

Georgy LvovGeorgy Lvov
02 November 1861, German, Russian
Politician
Roman JakobsonRoman Jakobson
11 October 1896, Russian
Linguist

L. L. ZamenhofL. L. Zamenhof
15 December 1859, Polish
Linguist, Ophthalmologist, Inventor, Poet,

P. D. OuspenskyP. D. Ouspensky
04 March 1878, Russian
philosopher, writer
Grigory MargulisGrigory Margulis
24 February 1946, American, Russian
Mathematician

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Vsevolod MeyerholdVsevolod Meyerhold
09 February 1874, Russian
Theatre Director
Boris AkuninBoris Akunin
20 May 1956, Georgian, Russian
Writer, Translator, Historian, Science fiction

Eugene KasperskyEugene Kaspersky
04 October 1965, Russian
computer scientist, programmer, inventor

Pafnuty ChebyshevPafnuty Chebyshev
04 May 1821, Russian
mathematician, statistician

Petr MitrichevPetr Mitrichev
19 March 1985, Russian
Computer scientist
Lev ShestovLev Shestov
31 January 1866, Russian
philosopher, university teacher
Yevgeny PrimakovYevgeny Primakov
29 October 1929, Russian
Geopolitician, Politician, Diplomat, Journalist,

Chulpan KhamatovaChulpan Khamatova
01 October 1975, Russian
Actor

Diniyar BilyaletdinovDiniyar Bilyaletdinov
27 February 1985, Russian
Association football player

Vladimir ArnoldVladimir Arnold
12 June 1937, Ukrainian, Russian
Mathematician
Yegor GaidarYegor Gaidar
19 March 1956, Russian
Economist

Viktor ChernovViktor Chernov
07 December 1873, Russian
Political leader

Pavel FlorenskyPavel Florensky
22 January 1882, Russian
Theologian

Ivan GoncharovIvan Goncharov
18 June 1812, Russian
Novelist

Elvira NabiullinaElvira Nabiullina
29 October 1963, Russian
Economist, Politician, Banker
Alexander OparinAlexander Oparin
02 March 1894, Russian
biologist, biochemist, chemist

Pavel MilyukovPavel Milyukov
27 January 1859, Russian
Historian
Israel GelfandIsrael Gelfand
20 August 1913, American, Russian
mathematician, biologist, university teacher

Leonid AndreyevLeonid Andreyev
21 August 1871, Russian
playwright, writer, journalist, lawyer

Vsevolod PudovkinVsevolod Pudovkin
28 February 1893, Russian
Film director
Roza OtunbayevaRoza Otunbayeva
23 August 1950, Kyrgyz
Politician, Diplomat

Fyodor TyutchevFyodor Tyutchev
23 November 1803, Russian
writer, poet, diplomat, philosopher
Maxim KontsevichMaxim Kontsevich
25 August 1964, French, Russian
Mathematician, Topologist

Alexander AfanasyevAlexander Afanasyev
11 July 1826, Russian
Historian and scholar

Vitaly GinzburgVitaly Ginzburg
21 September 1916, Russian
physicist, astronomer, inventor, professor

Dmitry RogozinDmitry Rogozin
21 December 1963, Russian
Journalist, Politician, Diplomat

Nikolai RubinsteinNikolai Rubinstein
14 February 1835, Russian
composer, pianist, conductor, musician
Alexander StepanovAlexander Stepanov
16 November 1950, Russian
Computer scientist

Andrei BelyAndrei Bely
26 October 1880, Russian
Novelist

Vladimir VoevodskyVladimir Voevodsky
04 June 1966, American, Russian
Mathematician

Vasily ZhukovskyVasily Zhukovsky
29 January 1783, Russian
linguist, poet, translator, writer, literary
Lev PontryaginLev Pontryagin
03 September 1908, Russian
Mathematician

Yuri OrlovYuri Orlov
13 August 1924, American
Physicist, Human rights activist, Nuclear
Alexander OstrovskyAlexander Ostrovsky
31 March 1823, Russian
writer, librettist, playwright, journalist

Yuri KnorozovYuri Knorozov
19 November 1922, Russian
Linguist

Lyudmila UlitskayaLyudmila Ulitskaya
21 February 1943, Russian
Writer
Yakov SinaiYakov Sinai
21 September 1935, Russian
Mathematician

Alexander ShelepinAlexander Shelepin
18 August 1918, Russian
Politician
Igor ShuvalovIgor Shuvalov
04 January 1967, Russian
Jurist, Politician, Lawyer

Pyotr AvenPyotr Aven
16 March 1955, Russian
Politician, Banker, Economist

Endre SzemerédiEndre Szemerédi
21 August 1940, Hungarian, American
Mathematician
Jonas BasanavičiusJonas Basanavičius
23 November 1851, Lithuanian
Doctor

Mykola AzarovMykola Azarov
17 December 1947, Ukrainian
Politician
Vladimir DrinfeldVladimir Drinfeld
14 February 1954, American, Russian
Mathematician

Alexander ZinovievAlexander Zinoviev
29 October 1922, Russian
Philosopher

Alexander GuchkovAlexander Guchkov
14 October 1862, Russian
Politician

Andrei OkounkovAndrei Okounkov
26 June 1969, Russian
Mathematician
Vladimir Nemirovich-DanchenkoVladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko
23 December 1858, Georgian, Russian
Theatre Director
Andrei AmalrikAndrei Amalrik
12 May 1938, Russian
Writer

Valery BryusovValery Bryusov
13 December 1873, Russian
Poet

Rashid SunyaevRashid Sunyaev
01 March 1943, Russian
Astrophysicist

Andrei SinyavskyAndrei Sinyavsky
08 October 1925, Russian
Writer
Afanasy FetAfanasy Fet
05 December 1820, Russian
Poet

Vasily RozanovVasily Rozanov
02 May 1856, Russian
Writer

Lev BergLev Berg
14 March 1876, Moldovan, Russian
Geographer

Savva MamontovSavva Mamontov
15 October 1841, Russian
Industrialist

Jānis ČaksteJānis Čakste
14 September 1859, Latvian
President
Mikhail PokrovskyMikhail Pokrovsky
29 August 1868, Russian
Historian

Lyuben KaravelovLyuben Karavelov
1834 AD, Bulgarian
Writer
Boris BerezovskyBoris Berezovsky
23 January 1946, British, Russian
entrepreneur, mathematician, politician, economist

Alexander GelfondAlexander Gelfond
24 October 1906, Russian
Mathematician
Aleksey RemizovAleksey Remizov
06 July 1877, Russian
Writer
Gersh BudkerGersh Budker
01 May 1918, Russian
Physicist