Famous People Born In Riga

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Mikhail Baryshnikov
(One of the Greatest Ballet Dancers of the 20th Century)
Mikhail Baryshnikov
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 27, 1948
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 2 
Mikhail Tal
(Soviet-Latvian Chess Player Who Became the Youngest World Chess Champion at the age of 23)
Mikhail Tal
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: June 28, 1992
 3 
Elīna Garanča
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
 4 
Martins Licis
(Strongman)
Martins Licis
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 28, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 5 
Jeļena Ostapenko
(Tennis player)
Jeļena Ostapenko
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 8, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 6 
Mairis Briedis
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 13, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 7 
Philippe Halsman
(Photographer)
Philippe Halsman
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: May 2, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 25, 1979
 8 
Elya Baskin
1
Birthdate: August 11, 1950
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 9 
Mariss Jansons
(Conductor)
Mariss Jansons
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 14, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 30, 2019
 10 
Wilhelm Ostwald
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 2, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 4, 1932
 11 
Natasha Shneider
(Actor, Musician, Pianist)
Natasha Shneider
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 22, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: July 2, 2008
 12 
Ernests Gulbis
(Tennis player)
Ernests Gulbis
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 30, 1988
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 13 
Tania Russof
(Pornographic Actress)
Tania Russof
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: July 6, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 14 
Cynthia Lynn
(Actress)
Cynthia Lynn
2
Birthdate: April 2, 1936
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 10, 2014
 15 
Aron Nimzowitsch
(Chess player)
Aron Nimzowitsch
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 7, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: March 16, 1935
 16 
Mischa Maisky
(Cellist)
Mischa Maisky
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 10, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 17 
Andris Biedriņš
(Basketball player)
Andris Biedriņš
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 2, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 18 
Anžejs Pasečņiks
(Basketball player)
Anžejs Pasečņiks
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 20, 1995
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 7'2" (218 cm)
 19 
Gil Kane
(Artist)
Gil Kane
1
Birthdate: April 6, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 31, 2000
 20 
Artūrs Irbe
(Ice hockey player - Goaltender)
Artūrs Irbe
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 2, 1967
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 21 
Gidon Kremer
(Violinist)
Gidon Kremer
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 27, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
 22 
Juris Hartmanis
(Computer scientist)
Juris Hartmanis
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 5, 1928
Sun Sign: Cancer
 23 
Indra Devi
(Teacher)
Indra Devi
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 12, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 25, 2002
 24 
Maria Skobtsova
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 20, 1891
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: March 31, 1945
 25 
Aminata Savadogo
3
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 9, 1993
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 26 
Konstantin Gluhov
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 17, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 27 
Misha Cirkunov
(Latvian-Canadian Professional Mixed Martial Artist )
Misha Cirkunov
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 27, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 28 
Vija Celmins
(Known for Painting, Graphic art, Printmaking)
Vija Celmins
0
Birthdate: October 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 29 
Agata Muceniece
1
Birthdate: March 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 30 
Zemgus Girgensons
(Ice hockey player)
Zemgus Girgensons
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 5, 1994
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 31 
Elmārs Zemgalis
(Chess player)
Elmārs Zemgalis
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 9, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 8, 2014
 32 
Alexei Shirov
(Chess player)
Alexei Shirov
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Cancer
 33 
Vera Mukhina
(Sculptor)
Vera Mukhina
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Birthdate: July 1, 1889
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: October 6, 1953
 34 
Martins Dukurs
(Skeleton Racer)
Martins Dukurs
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 31, 1984
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 35 
Ernst von Bergmann
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 16, 1836
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: March 25, 1907
 36 
Arkadij Naiditsch
(Chess player)
Arkadij Naiditsch
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 25, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 37 
John Konrads
(Swimmer)
John Konrads
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 21, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 25, 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 38 
Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 1, 1937
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 39 
Arkady Raikin
(Soviet Humorist, Stand-up Comedian and Director )
Arkady Raikin
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Birthdate: October 24, 1911
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: December 17, 1987
 40 
Valdis Dombrovskis
(Prime Minister)
Valdis Dombrovskis
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 5, 1971
Sun Sign: Leo
 41 
Ginta Lapina
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 30, 1989
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 42 
Kaspars Kambala
(Basketball player)
Kaspars Kambala
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 13, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
 43 
Ainars Bagatskis
(Basketball player)
Ainars Bagatskis
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 44 
Ričards Bolotņiks
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 24, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 45 
Anatoly Solovyov
(Cosmonaut)
Anatoly Solovyov
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 16, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 46 
Marina Rebeka
(Opera singer)
Marina Rebeka
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 10, 1980
Sun Sign: Virgo
 47 
Ksenija Sidorova
(Accordionist)
Ksenija Sidorova
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 18, 1988
Sun Sign: Taurus
 48 
Alexander Petersson
(Icelandic Retired Handball Player Who Played as a Right Back)
Alexander Petersson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 2, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 49 
Marija Naumova
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 23, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
 50 
Alexander Shabalov
(Chess player)
Alexander Shabalov
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 12, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo