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

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

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

Anna ChapmanAnna Chapman
23 February 1982, Russian
Media Personality

Alisher UsmanovAlisher Usmanov
09 September 1953, Russian
Business Magnate
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

Ion IliescuIon Iliescu
03 March 1930, Romanian
Former President of Romania
Ivan TurgenevIvan Turgenev
09 November 1818, Russian
Novelist

Mahmoud DarwishMahmoud Darwish
13 March 1941, Palestinian
Poet
John Dramani MahamaJohn Dramani Mahama
29 November 1958, Ghanaian
President of Ghana

Imre LakatosImre Lakatos
09 November 1922, Hungarian
Philosopher

Ivan BuninIvan Bunin
22 October 1870, Russian
Writer

Immanuel VelikovskyImmanuel Velikovsky
10 June 1895, Israeli
Author

Alexander HerzenAlexander Herzen
06 April 1812, Russian
Father of Russian socialism
Igor Yevgenyevich TammIgor Tamm
08 July 1895, Russian
Physicist

Raisa GorbachevaRaisa Gorbacheva
05 January 1932, Russian
First Lady of U.S.S.R

Andrey MelnichenkoAndrey Melnichenko
08 March 1972, Russian
Industrialist

Suleyman RustamSuleyman Rustam
27 November 1906, Azerbaijani
Poet
Yuri BezmenovYuri Bezmenov
1939 AD, Russian
Journalist

Boris BerezovskyBoris Berezovsky
23 January 1946, British, Russian
entrepreneur, mathematician, politician, economist
Vladimir ZhirinovskyVladimir Zhirinovsky
25 April 1946, Kazakh, Russian
Jurist, Politician, Lawyer

Georgy LvovGeorgy Lvov
02 November 1861, German, Russian
Politician

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

Sergei YeseninSergei Yesenin
21 September 1895, Russian
poet, writer
L. L. ZamenhofL. L. Zamenhof
15 December 1859, Polish
Linguist, Ophthalmologist, Inventor, Poet,

Roman JakobsonRoman Jakobson
11 October 1896, Russian
Linguist

Eugene KasperskyEugene Kaspersky
04 October 1965, Russian
computer scientist, programmer, inventor
P. D. OuspenskyP. D. Ouspensky
04 March 1878, Russian
philosopher, writer

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Pafnuty ChebyshevPafnuty Chebyshev
04 May 1821, Russian
mathematician, statistician
Vsevolod MeyerholdVsevolod Meyerhold
09 February 1874, Russian
Theatre Director

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

Roza OtunbayevaRoza Otunbayeva
23 August 1950, Kyrgyz
Politician, Diplomat

Yegor GaidarYegor Gaidar
19 March 1956, Russian
Economist
Lev ShestovLev Shestov
31 January 1866, Russian
philosopher, university teacher
Boris AkuninBoris Akunin
20 May 1956, Georgian, Russian
Writer, Translator, Historian, Science fiction

Yuri OrlovYuri Orlov
13 August 1924, American
Physicist

Vladimir ArnoldVladimir Arnold
12 June 1937, Ukrainian, Russian
Mathematician

Petr MitrichevPetr Mitrichev
19 March 1985, Russian
Computer scientist
Dmitry RogozinDmitry Rogozin
21 December 1963, Russian
Journalist, Politician, Diplomat

Chulpan KhamatovaChulpan Khamatova
01 October 1975, Russian
Actor

Viktor ChernovViktor Chernov
07 December 1873, Russian
Political leader

Lyudmila UlitskayaLyudmila Ulitskaya
21 February 1943, Russian
Writer

Alexander DubyanskiyAlexander Dubyanskiy
27 April 1941, Russian
Writer
Pavel MilyukovPavel Milyukov
27 January 1859, Russian
Historian

Nikolai RubinsteinNikolai Rubinstein
14 February 1835, Russian
composer, pianist, conductor, musician
Alexander OparinAlexander Oparin
02 March 1894, Russian
biologist, biochemist, chemist

Israel GelfandIsrael Gelfand
02 September 1913, American, Russian
Mathematician

Ivan GoncharovIvan Goncharov
18 June 1812, Russian
Novelist
Diniyar BilyaletdinovDiniyar Bilyaletdinov
27 February 1985, Russian
Association football player

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

Maxim KontsevichMaxim Kontsevich
25 August 1964, French, Russian
Mathematician, Topologist

Vsevolod PudovkinVsevolod Pudovkin
28 February 1893, Russian
Film director

Elvira NabiullinaElvira Nabiullina
29 October 1963, Russian
Economist, Politician, Banker

Vitaly GinzburgVitaly Ginzburg
21 September 1916, Russian
physicist, astronomer, inventor, professor
Vladimir VoevodskyVladimir Voevodsky
04 June 1966, American, Russian
Mathematician

Andrei BelyAndrei Bely
26 October 1880, Russian
Novelist

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

Alexander AfanasyevAlexander Afanasyev
11 July 1826, Russian
Historian and scholar
Grigory MargulisGrigory Margulis
24 February 1946, American, Russian
Mathematician

Alexander ZinovievAlexander Zinoviev
29 October 1922, Russian
Philosopher
Afanasy FetAfanasy Fet
05 December 1820, Russian
Poet

Vladislav ListyevVladislav Listyev
10 May 1956, Russian
Journalist

Nikolai TrubetzkoyNikolai Trubetzkoy
16 April 1890, Russian
Linguist
Vasily ZhukovskyVasily Zhukovsky
29 January 1783, Russian
linguist, poet, translator, writer, literary

Lev PontryaginLev Pontryagin
03 September 1908, Russian
Mathematician
Fyodor TyutchevFyodor Tyutchev
23 November 1803, Russian
writer, poet, diplomat, philosopher

Igor ShuvalovIgor Shuvalov
04 January 1967, Russian
Jurist, Politician, Lawyer

Pyotr AvenPyotr Aven
16 March 1955, Russian
Politician, Banker, Economist
Alexander ShelepinAlexander Shelepin
18 August 1918, Russian
Politician

Alexander GuchkovAlexander Guchkov
14 October 1862, Russian
Politician
Alexander StepanovAlexander Stepanov
16 November 1950, Russian
Computer scientist

Yuri KnorozovYuri Knorozov
19 November 1922, Russian
Linguist

Alexander OstrovskyAlexander Ostrovsky
12 April 1823, Russian
Playwright

Mykola AzarovMykola Azarov
17 December 1947, Ukrainian
Politician
Andrei OkounkovAndrei Okounkov
26 June 1969, Russian
Mathematician
Endre SzemerédiEndre Szemerédi
21 August 1940, Hungarian, American
Mathematician

Vladimir DrinfeldVladimir Drinfeld
14 February 1954, American, Russian
Mathematician

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

Yakov SinaiYakov Sinai
21 September 1935, Russian
Mathematician
Jānis ČaksteJānis Čakste
14 September 1859, Latvian
President

Andrei SinyavskyAndrei Sinyavsky
08 October 1925, Russian
Writer

Lev BergLev Berg
14 March 1876, Moldovan, Russian
Geographer

Andrei AmalrikAndrei Amalrik
12 May 1938, Russian
Writer

Jonas BasanavičiusJonas Basanavičius
23 November 1851, Lithuanian
Doctor
Vasily RozanovVasily Rozanov
02 May 1856, Russian
Writer

Vladimir Nemirovich-DanchenkoVladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko
23 December 1858, Georgian, Russian
Theatre Director
Yevgeny Bagrationovich VakhtangovYevgeny Bagrationovich Vakhtangov
13 February 1883, American, Russian
Actor

Valery BryusovValery Bryusov
13 December 1873, Russian
Poet
Konstantin LeontievKonstantin Leontiev
25 January 1831, Russian
Philosopher
Aleksey Stepanovich KhomyakovAleksey Stepanovich Khomyakov
13 May 1804, Russian
Theologian