Famous People From Russia

When we talk of famous Russian men, it is but impossible not to think of Yuri Gagarin, the first human being who journeyed into outer space. Russians have always been known for their technological innovations, especially in the field of space research. But space research is not the only area where Russian men have left their mark even though they have always been pioneers in this field. Russian men since time immemorial have contributed a lot to the world in the areas of literature, science, arts, and what not!

Joseph StalinJoseph Stalin
(Communist Revolutionary & Ruler of former USSR)

18 December 1878

Vladimir PutinVladimir Putin
(President of Russia)

07 October 1952

Khabib NurmagomedovKhabib Nurmagomedov
(Mixed Martial Artist)

20 September 1988

Grigori RasputinGrigori Rasputin
(Peasant, Mystical Faith healer)

21 January 1869

Vladimir LeninVladimir Lenin
(Russian Revolutionary & Head of Communist Party)

22 April 1870

Leon TrotskyLeon Trotsky
(Founder and first leader of the Red Army)

07 November 1879

Mikhail GorbachevMikhail Gorbachev
(Former President of the former USSR)

02 March 1931

Nikita KhrushchevNikita Khrushchev
(Prime Minister of Soviet Union)

15 April 1894

Fedor EmelianenkoFedor Emelianenko
(MMA Artist)

28 September 1976

Yuri GagarinYuri Gagarin
(Soviet Cosmonaut)

09 March 1934

Pyotr Ilyich TchaikovskyPyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
(Composer)

07 May 1840

Yul BrynnerYul Brynner
(Film & Stage Actor)

11 July 1920

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Leo TolstoyLeo Tolstoy

09 September 1828

Fyodor DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
(Russian novelist)

11 November 1821

Andrei ChikatiloAndrei Chikatilo
(Soviet Serial Killer)

16 October 1936

Valeri BureValeri Bure
(Ice Hockey Player)

13 June 1974

Leonid BrezhnevLeonid Brezhnev

19 December 1906

Peter the GreatPeter the Great
(First Emperor of Russia)

09 June 1672

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Garry KasparovGarry Kasparov
(Chess Player)

13 April 1963

Ivan the TerribleIvan the Terrible
(First Russian Tsar)

25 August 1530

Roman AbramovichRoman Abramovich
(Business Tycoon)

24 October 1966

Alexander OvechkinAlexander Ovechkin
(Ice Hockey Player)

17 September 1985

Boris YeltsinBoris Yeltsin

01 February 1931

Georgy ZhukovGeorgy Zhukov
(Military Commander)

01 December 1896

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Georgy MalenkovGeorgy Malenkov
(Politician)

08 January 1902

Aleksandr Isayevich SolzhenitsynAleksandr Solzhenitsyn
(Author)

11 December 1918

ZeddZedd
(Record Producer)

02 September 1989

Anton ChekhovAnton Chekhov

29 January 1860

Alexander II of RussiaAlexander II of Russia
(Emperor of Russia)

29 April 1818

Leonhard EulerLeonhard Euler
(Mathematician, Physicist)

15 April 1707

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Vyacheslav MolotovVyacheslav Molotov
(Politician)

09 March 1890

Alexander III of RussiaAlexander III of Russia
(Former Emperor of All Russia)

10 March 1845

Wassily KandinskyWassily Kandinsky
(Painters)

16 December 1866

Alexander PovetkinAlexander Povetkin
(Professional Boxer)

02 September 1979

Dmitri MendeleevDmitri Mendeleev
(Inventor of Periodic Table)

08 February 1834

Sergei RachmaninoffSergei Rachmaninoff
(Pianist)

01 April 1873

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Vladimir NabokovVladimir Nabokov
(Novelist)

22 April 1899

Yuri AndropovYuri Andropov
(Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union)

15 June 1914

Vasily ZaytsevVasily Zaytsev
(Sniper)

23 March 1915

Peter III of RussiaPeter III of Russia
(Emperor of Russia)

21 February 1728

Ivan PavlovIvan Pavlov

26 September 1849

Vasily StalinVasily Stalin
(Joseph Stalin's Son)

21 March 1921

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Paul I of RussiaPaul I of Russia
(Russian Emperor (1796-1801))

01 October 1754

Marc ChagallMarc Chagall
(Artist)

06 July 1887

VitasVitas
(Singer)

19 February 1971

Oleg Vladimirovich Deripaska Oleg Deripaska
(Entrepreneur, Investor, Businessperson)

02 January 1968

Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of RussiaAlexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia
(Tsarevich of Russia)

12 August 1904

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Lev_Vygotsky.jpgLev Vygotsky
(Psychologist)

17 November 1896

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Nikolai ValuevNikolai Valuev
(Boxer, Actor)

21 August 1973

Semion MogilevichSemion Mogilevich
(Criminal)

30 June 1946

Yakov DzhugashviliYakov Dzhugashvili
(Joseph Stalin's Son)

18 March 1907

Grigori PerelmanGrigori Perelman
(Mathematician)

13 June 1966

Alexander PichushkinAlexander Pichushkin
(Serial Killer)

09 April 1974

Lev YashinLev Yashin
(Football Player)

22 October 1929

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Alisher UsmanovAlisher Usmanov
(Business Magnate)

09 September 1953

Nikolai Rimsky-KorsakovNikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
(Music composer, teacher and editor)

18 March 1844

Vasili ArkhipovVasili Arkhipov
(Naval Officer)

30 January 1926

Maxim GorkyMaxim Gorky
(Writer & Dramatist)

28 March 1868

Georg CantorGeorg Cantor
(Mathematician)

03 March 1845

Alexander KerenskyAlexander Kerensky
(Political Leader)

22 April 1881

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Dmitry RybolovlevDmitry Rybolovlev
(Businessman)

22 November 1966

 Peter KropotkinPeter Kropotkin
(Philosopher & Activist)

09 December 1842

Boris PasternakBoris Pasternak
(Poet & Writer)

10 February 1890

Mikhail BakuninMikhail Bakunin
(Philosopher)

30 May 1814

Mikhail ProkhorovMikhail Prokhorov
(Business Tycoon)

03 May 1965

Kazimir MalevichKazimir Malevich
(Painter)

23 February 1879

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Kostya TszyuKostya Tszyu
(Boxer)

19 September 1969

Modest MussorgskyModest Mussorgsky
(Composer and Songwriter)

21 March 1839

Lauri TörniLauri Törni
(Soldier)

28 May 1919

Konstantin KuzakovKonstantin Kuzakov
(Joseph Stalin's Son)

1911 AD

Vitaly ZdorovetskiyVitaly Zdorovetskiy
(You Tube Personality)

08 March 1992

Andrei SakharovAndrei Sakharov
(The Father of Soviet nuclear bomb’)

21 May 1921

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Anatoli BoukreevAnatoli Boukreev
(Mountaineer)

16 January 1958

Alexander AlekhineAlexander Alekhine
(French chess player)

31 October 1892

Alexei KosyginAlexei Kosygin
(Former Premier of the Soviet Union)

20 February 1904

Taras KulakovTaras Kulakov
(YouTuber)

11 March 1987

Trofim LysenkoTrofim Lysenko
(Experimenter)

29 September 1898

Joseph BrodskyJoseph Brodsky
(Essayist & Poet)

24 May 1940

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Nicholas IINicholas II

18 May 1868

Mikhail LomonosovMikhail Lomonosov
(Scientist, Poet, Geologist, Astronomer)

19 November 1711

Andrei GromykoAndrei Gromyko
(Diplomat)

18 July 1909