Moscow State University

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Mikhail Gorbachev

Mikhail Gorbachev
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union
Birthdate: March 2, 1931
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Privolnoye, Russia
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 2 Sergey Brin

Sergey Brin
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Computer scientist
Birthdate: August 21, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 3 Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright, Short-story writer
Birthdate: January 29, 1860
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Taganrog, Russia
Died: July 15, 1904

 4 Lev Vygotsky

Lev Vygotsky
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Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: November 17, 1896
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Orsha
Died: June 11, 1934

 5 Katerina Tikhonova

Katerina Tikhonova
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Vladimir Putin's Daughter
Birthdate: August 31, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany

 6 Alisher Usmanov

Alisher Usmanov
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Business Magnate
Birthdate: September 9, 1953
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chust, Uzbekistan

 7 Anna Chapman

Anna Chapman
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Media Personality
Birthdate: February 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Volgograd, Russia
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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 8 Andrei Sakharov

Andrei Sakharov
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Nuclear physicist
Birthdate: May 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 14, 1989

 9 Saule Omarova

Saule Omarova
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: November 2, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: West Kazakhstan Province, Kazakhstan

 10 Tony Hoare

Tony Hoare
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Computer scientist
Birthdate: January 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Colombo, Sri Lanka

 11 Ivan Turgenev

Ivan Turgenev
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: November 9, 1818
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Oryol, Russia
Died: September 3, 1883

 12 Boris Berezovsky

Boris Berezovsky
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: January 23, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 23, 2013
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 13 Ion Iliescu

Ion Iliescu
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of Romania
Birthdate: March 3, 1930
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oltenița

 14 Oleg Deripaska

Oleg Deripaska
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Entrepreneur, Investor, Businessperson
Birthdate: January 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dzerzhinsk, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast, Russian SFSR

 15 Mahmoud Darwish

Mahmoud Darwish
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Al-Birwa
Died: August 9, 2008

 16 Vladimir Zhirinovsky

Vladimir Zhirinovsky
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Jurist, Politician, Lawyer
Birthdate: April 25, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Almaty

 17 Georgy Lvov

Georgy Lvov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 2, 1861
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: March 7, 1925

 18 Eugene Kaspersky

Eugene Kaspersky
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: computer scientist, programmer, inventor
Birthdate: October 4, 1965
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Novorossiysk

 19 Margarita Louis-Dreyfus

Margarita Louis-Dreyfus
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: July 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 20 Irina Baeva

Irina Baeva
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: October 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 21 Immanuel Velikovsky

Immanuel Velikovsky
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: June 10, 1895
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vitebsk
Died: November 17, 1979

 22 Kim Kyong-hui

Kim Kyong-hui
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: May 30, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pyongyang, North Korea

 23 L. L. Zamenhof

L. L. Zamenhof
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Famous As: Linguist, Ophthalmologist, Inventor, Poet, Translator, Esperantist, Physician, Writer, Bible translator
Birthdate: December 15, 1859
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Białystok
Died: April 14, 1917

 24 Sergei Yesenin

Sergei Yesenin
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: October 3, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Konstantinovo, Russia
Died: December 28, 1925

 25 Roman Jakobson

Roman Jakobson
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Famous As: Linguist
Birthdate: October 11, 1896
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: July 18, 1982

 26 Ivan Bunin

Ivan Bunin
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 22, 1870
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Voronezh
Died: November 8, 1953

 27 Julia Apostoli

Julia Apostoli
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 13, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 28 John Dramani Mahama

John Dramani Mahama
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Ghana
Birthdate: November 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Damongo

 29 Irina Abramovich

Irina Abramovich
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Roman Abramovich's Ex-Wife
Birthdate: 1967 AD
Birthplace: Russia

 30 Vasily Grossman

Vasily Grossman
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 12, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berdychiv, Ukraine
Died: September 14, 1964

 31 Lyubov Sobol

Lyubov Sobol
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Political Activist
Birthdate: September 13, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Moscow Oblast, Russia

 32 Vladimir Pozner Jr.

Vladimir Pozner Jr.
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Famous As: Journalist, TV Personality
Birthdate: April 1, 1934
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 33 Imre Lakatos

Imre Lakatos
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: November 9, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Debrecen, Hungary
Died: February 2, 1974

 34 Alexander Herzen

Alexander Herzen
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Famous As: Father of Russian socialism
Birthdate: April 6, 1812
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: January 21, 1870

 35 P. D. Ouspensky

P. D. Ouspensky
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Famous As: philosopher, writer
Birthdate: March 4, 1878
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: October 2, 1947

 36 Anna Politkovskaya

Anna Politkovskaya
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: August 30, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: October 7, 2006

 37 Pafnuty Chebyshev

Pafnuty Chebyshev
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: mathematician, statistician
Birthdate: May 4, 1821
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Borovsk
Died: November 26, 1894

 38 Alexander Ostrovsky

Alexander Ostrovsky
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: April 12, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: June 14, 1886

 39 Sergei Bodrov Jr.

Sergei Bodrov Jr.
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 27, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: September 20, 2002
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 40 Yuri Bezmenov

Yuri Bezmenov
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: 1939 AD
Birthplace: Mytishchi, Russia
Died: January 5, 1993

 41 Marina Granovskaia

Marina Granovskaia
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Director
Birthdate: January 13, 1975
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Russia

 42 Yevgeny Primakov

Yevgeny Primakov
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prime Minister of Russia from 1998 to 1999
Birthdate: October 29, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kyiv, Ukraine
Died: June 26, 2015

 43 Dariga Nazarbayeva

Dariga Nazarbayeva
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 7, 1963
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Temirtau, Kazakhstan

 44 Jang Song-thaek

Jang Song-thaek
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Minister of the State Security Department
Birthdate: January 22, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chongjin, Northern Korea
Died: December 12, 2013

 45 Nadezhda Tolokonnikova

Nadezhda Tolokonnikova
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 7, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Norilsk

 46 Kim Yong-ju

Kim Yong-ju
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1920 AD
Birthplace: Mangyongdae, Pyongyang, North Korea

 47 Boris Akunin

Boris Akunin
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer, Translator, Historian, Science fiction writer, Children's writer
Birthdate: May 20, 1956
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tbilisi

 48 Andrey Melnichenko

Andrey Melnichenko
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Industrialist
Birthdate: March 8, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gomel, Belarus

 49 Lev Shestov

Lev Shestov
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Famous As: philosopher, university teacher
Birthdate: January 31, 1866
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kiev
Died: November 19, 1938

 50 Yegor Gaidar

Yegor Gaidar
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: March 19, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: December 16, 2009