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 Lev Vygotsky

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

 4 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

 5 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

 6 Andrei Sakharov

Andrei Sakharov.
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: The Father of Soviet nuclear bomb’
Birthdate: May 21, 1921
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: December 14, 1989

 7 Boris Berezovsky

Boris Berezovsky
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: entrepreneur, mathematician, politician, economist
Birthdate: January 23, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: March 23, 2013
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 8 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

 9 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

 10 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

 11 Nadezhda Tolokonnikova

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

 12 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

 13 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

 14 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

 15 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

 16 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

 17 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)

 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 Raisa Gorbacheva

Raisa Gorbacheva.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: First Lady of U.S.S.R
Birthdate: January 5, 1932
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rubtsovsk
Died: September 20, 1999

 20 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

 21 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

 22 Immanuel Velikovsky

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

 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 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

 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 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)

 27 Irina Abramovich

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

 28 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

 29 Imre Lakatos

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

 30 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

 31 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

 32 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

 33 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

 34 Vsevolod Meyerhold

Vsevolod Meyerhold
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Famous As: Theatre Director
Birthdate: February 9, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Penza, Russia
Died: February 2, 1940

 35 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

 36 Yevgeny Primakov

Yevgeny Primakov
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Geopolitician, Politician, Diplomat, Journalist, Economist
Birthdate: October 29, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kiev
Died: June 26, 2015

 37 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)

 38 Boris Pasternak

Boris Pasternak.
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet & Writer
Birthdate: February 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Moscow
Died: May 30, 1960

 39 Dariga Nazarbayeva

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

 40 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

 41 Yuri Bezmenov

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

 42 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

 43 Marina Granovskaia

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

 44 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)

 45 Vladimir Arnold

Vladimir Arnold
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: June 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Odessa, Ukraine
Died: June 3, 2010

 46 Tatyana Yumasheva

Tatyana Yumasheva
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Boris Yeltsin's daughter
Birthdate: January 17, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Yekaterinburg, Russia

 47 Diniyar Bilyaletdinov

Diniyar Bilyaletdinov
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: February 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Moscow
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 48 Dmitry Rogozin

Dmitry Rogozin
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Journalist, Politician, Diplomat
Birthdate: December 21, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow

 49 Vladimir Voevodsky

Vladimir Voevodsky
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: June 4, 1966
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: September 30, 2017

 50 Vladimir Sokoloff

Vladimir Sokoloff
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: December 26, 1889
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 15, 1962