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

Alisher UsmanovAlisher Usmanov
09 September 1953, Russian
Business Magnate

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

Anna ChapmanAnna Chapman
23 February 1982, Russian
Media Personality

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lev_Vygotsky.jpgLev Vygotsky
17 November 1896, Russian
Psychologist
Andrei SakharovAndrei Sakharov
21 May 1921, Russian
The Father of Soviet nuclear bomb’

Oleg Vladimirovich Deripaska Oleg Deripaska
02 January 1968, Russian
Entrepreneur, Investor, Businessperson

Raisa GorbachevaRaisa Gorbacheva
05 January 1932, Russian
First Lady of U.S.S.R
Ivan TurgenevIvan Turgenev
09 November 1818, Russian
Novelist

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

Immanuel VelikovskyImmanuel Velikovsky
10 June 1895, Israeli
Author

Imre LakatosImre Lakatos
09 November 1922, Hungarian
Philosopher

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

Nadezhda TolokonnikovaNadezhda Tolokonnikova
07 November 1989, Russian
Singer
Vladimir ZhirinovskyVladimir Zhirinovsky
25 April 1946, Kazakh, Russian
Jurist, Politician, Lawyer

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

Georgy LvovGeorgy Lvov
02 November 1861, German, Russian
Politician
Tony HoareTony Hoare
11 January 1934, British
Computer scientist, Engineer, Programmer, Writer,

Andrey KolmogorovAndrey Kolmogorov
25 April 1903, Russian
Mathematician
P. D. OuspenskyP. D. Ouspensky
04 March 1878, Russian
philosopher, writer

Sergei YeseninSergei Yesenin
21 September 1895, Russian
poet, writer

Roman JakobsonRoman Jakobson
11 October 1896, Russian
Linguist
Dmitry RogozinDmitry Rogozin
21 December 1963, Russian
Journalist, Politician, Diplomat

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Eugene KasperskyEugene Kaspersky
04 October 1965, Russian
computer scientist, programmer, inventor
Yegor GaidarYegor Gaidar
19 March 1956, Russian
Economist

Yevgeny PrimakovYevgeny Primakov
29 October 1929, Russian
Geopolitician, Politician, Diplomat, Journalist,

Boris AkuninBoris Akunin
20 May 1956, Georgian, Russian
Writer, Translator, Historian, Science fiction

Vsevolod MeyerholdVsevolod Meyerhold
09 February 1874, Russian
Theatre Director
Vladimir ArnoldVladimir Arnold
12 June 1937, Ukrainian, Russian
Mathematician
Pafnuty ChebyshevPafnuty Chebyshev
04 May 1821, Russian
mathematician, statistician

Lev ShestovLev Shestov
31 January 1866, Russian
philosopher, university teacher

Petr MitrichevPetr Mitrichev
19 March 1985, Russian
Computer scientist

Viktor ChernovViktor Chernov
07 December 1873, Russian
Political leader
Chulpan KhamatovaChulpan Khamatova
01 October 1975, Russian
Actor

Vsevolod PudovkinVsevolod Pudovkin
28 February 1893, Russian
Film director

Ivan GoncharovIvan Goncharov
18 June 1812, Russian
Novelist

Israel GelfandIsrael Gelfand
02 September 1913, American, Russian
Mathematician

Vissarion BelinskyVissarion Belinsky
11 June 1811, Russian
Literary critic
Pavel FlorenskyPavel Florensky
22 January 1882, Russian
Theologian

Roza OtunbayevaRoza Otunbayeva
23 August 1950, Kyrgyz
Politician, Diplomat
Grigory MargulisGrigory Margulis
24 February 1946, American, Russian
Mathematician

Diniyar BilyaletdinovDiniyar Bilyaletdinov
27 February 1985, Russian
Association football player

Maxim KontsevichMaxim Kontsevich
25 August 1964, French, Russian
Mathematician, Topologist
Vladimir VoevodskyVladimir Voevodsky
04 June 1966, American, Russian
Mathematician

Leonid AndreyevLeonid Andreyev
21 August 1871, Russian
playwright, writer, journalist, lawyer
Elvira NabiullinaElvira Nabiullina
29 October 1963, Russian
Economist, Politician, Banker

Pavel MilyukovPavel Milyukov
27 January 1859, Russian
Historian

Alexei Alexeyevich AbrikosovAlexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov
25 June 1928, American, Russian
Physicist

Alexander StepanovAlexander Stepanov
16 November 1950, Russian
Computer scientist

Vitaly GinzburgVitaly Ginzburg
21 September 1916, Russian
physicist, astronomer, inventor, professor
Nikolai RubinsteinNikolai Rubinstein
14 February 1835, Russian
composer, pianist, conductor, musician

Alexander OparinAlexander Oparin
02 March 1894, Russian
biologist, biochemist, chemist

Andrei BelyAndrei Bely
26 October 1880, Russian
Novelist

Vasily ZhukovskyVasily Zhukovsky
29 January 1783, Russian
linguist, poet, translator, writer, literary
Alexander AfanasyevAlexander Afanasyev
11 July 1826, Russian
Historian and scholar

Lev PontryaginLev Pontryagin
03 September 1908, Russian
Mathematician
Mykola AzarovMykola Azarov
17 December 1947, Ukrainian
Politician

Fyodor TyutchevFyodor Tyutchev
23 November 1803, Russian
writer, poet, diplomat, philosopher

Nikolai TrubetzkoyNikolai Trubetzkoy
16 April 1890, Russian
Linguist
Yuri KnorozovYuri Knorozov
19 November 1922, Russian
Linguist

Alexander ShelepinAlexander Shelepin
18 August 1918, Russian
Politician
Lyudmila UlitskayaLyudmila Ulitskaya
21 February 1943, Russian
Writer

Andrei OkounkovAndrei Okounkov
26 June 1969, Russian
Mathematician

Pyotr AvenPyotr Aven
16 March 1955, Russian
Politician, Banker, Economist
Igor ShuvalovIgor Shuvalov
04 January 1967, Russian
Jurist, Politician, Lawyer

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

Endre SzemerédiEndre Szemerédi
21 August 1940, Hungarian, American
Mathematician

Andrei AmalrikAndrei Amalrik
12 May 1938, Russian
Writer

Vladislav ListyevVladislav Listyev
10 May 1956, Russian
Journalist
Alexander ZinovievAlexander Zinoviev
29 October 1922, Russian
Philosopher
Vladimir DrinfeldVladimir Drinfeld
14 February 1954, American, Russian
Mathematician

Alexander GuchkovAlexander Guchkov
14 October 1862, Russian
Politician

Yakov SinaiYakov Sinai
21 September 1935, Russian
Mathematician

Ilya FrankIlya Frank
23 October 1908, Russian
Physicist
Rashid SunyaevRashid Sunyaev
01 March 1943, Russian
Astrophysicist

Andrei SinyavskyAndrei Sinyavsky
08 October 1925, Russian
Writer

Vladimir Nemirovich-DanchenkoVladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko
23 December 1858, Georgian, Russian
Theatre Director

Valery BryusovValery Bryusov
13 December 1873, Russian
Poet

Nikolay NovikovNikolay Novikov
08 May 1744, Russian
Writer
Konstantin LeontievKonstantin Leontiev
25 January 1831, Russian
Philosopher

Vasily RozanovVasily Rozanov
02 May 1856, Russian
Writer
Afanasy FetAfanasy Fet
05 December 1820, Russian
Poet

Jonas BasanavičiusJonas Basanavičius
23 November 1851, Lithuanian
Doctor
Mikhail KheraskovMikhail Kheraskov
05 November 1733, Russian
Poet
Lev BergLev Berg
14 March 1876, Moldovan, Russian
Geographer