Find out more about the greatest Russian Philosophers, including Vladimir Lenin, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Leon Trotsky, Leo Tolstoy and Mikhail Bakunin.
Vladimir LeninVladimir Lenin
22 April 1870
Former Premier of the Soviet Union
Leon TrotskyLeon Trotsky
07 November 1879
Founder and first leader of the Red Army

Leo TolstoyLeo Tolstoy
09 September 1828
 

Fyodor DostoevskyFyodor Dostoevsky
11 November 1821
Russian novelist

Helena BlavatskyHelena Blavatsky
12 August 1831
Philosopher

 Peter KropotkinPeter Kropotkin
09 December 1842
Philosopher & Activist
Mikhail BakuninMikhail Bakunin
30 May 1814
Philosopher

Alexander HerzenAlexander Herzen
06 April 1812
Father of Russian socialism

Alexander BogdanovAlexander Bogdanov
22 August 1873
Physician

Mikhail BakhtinMikhail Bakhtin
17 November 1895
Philosopher, Linguist, Writer, Literary critic
Nicholas RoerichNicholas Roerich
09 October 1874
Philosopher, Painter, Choreographer, Writer,

Georgi PlekhanovGeorgi Plekhanov
29 November 1856
philosopher, politician, journalist, writer,
P. D. OuspenskyP. D. Ouspensky
04 March 1878
philosopher, writer

Vsevolod MeyerholdVsevolod Meyerhold
28 January 1874
actor, theatre director, playwright

Lev ShestovLev Shestov
31 January 1866
philosopher, university teacher
Nikolai BerdyaevNikolai Berdyaev
 

Nikolai BerdyaevNikolai Berdyaev
 
Alexander BlokAlexander Blok
28 November 1880
Poet

Ivan IlyinIvan Ilyin
 

Fyodor TyutchevFyodor Tyutchev
23 November 1803
writer, poet, diplomat, philosopher
Helena RoerichHelena Roerich
12 February 1879
Russian writer

Andrei BelyAndrei Bely
14 October 1880
poet, writer, autobiographer,playwright, literary
Nikolai Fyodorovich FyodorovNikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov
26 May 1829
philosopher, librarian

Konstantin PobedonostsevKonstantin Pobedonostsev
21 May 1827
jurist, politician, philosopher

Vladimir SolovyovVladimir Solovyov
28 January 1853
Philosopher