Famous People Born In Saint Petersburg

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 1 
Ayn Rand
(Writer and Philosopher Known for Her Best-Selling Novels ‘The Fountainhead’ and ‘Atlas Shrugged’)
Ayn Rand
37
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 2, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 6, 1982
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
 2 
Vladimir Nabokov
(Best Known For His Novels 'Lolita' and 'Pale Fire')
Vladimir Nabokov
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 23, 1899
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 2, 1977
 3 
Vladimir Putin
(President of Russia (2000 - 2008, Incumbent Since 2012))
Vladimir Putin
335
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 7, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
 4 
Anton Yelchin
(American Actor Best Known for His Role as 'Pavel Chekov' in the 'Star Trek' Reboot Film Series)
Anton Yelchin
21
Birthdate: March 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 19, 2016
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 5 
Nicholas II
(Emperor of Russia (1894 - 1917))
Nicholas II
35
Birthdate: May 18, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 17, 1918
 6 
Mariya Putina
(Russian Pediatric Endocrinologist and Eldest Daughter of Russian President Vladimir Putin)
Mariya Putina
70
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 7 
Anna Pavlova
(Russian Ballerina and One of the Most-Celebrated Ballet Dancers of Her Time)
Anna Pavlova
6
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: February 12, 1881
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 23, 1931
 8 
Boris Spassky
(Russian Chess Grandmaster)
Boris Spassky
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 9 
Alexander I of Russia
(Emperor of Russia from 1801 to 1825)
Alexander I of Russia
5
Birthdate: December 23, 1777
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 1, 1825
 10 
Paul I of Russia
(Emperor of Russia (1796 - 1801))
Paul I of Russia
6
Birthdate: October 1, 1754
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 24, 1801
 11 
George Sanders
(Actor Known for His Films: 'Rebecca', 'Foreign Correspondent' and 'All About Eve')
George Sanders
8
Birthdate: July 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: April 25, 1972
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
 12 
Dmitry Shostakovich
(One of the Major Russian Composers of the 20th Century)
Dmitry Shostakovich
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 25, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 9, 1975
 13 
Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia
(Prince of Russia from 1904 to 1918)
Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 12, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 17, 1918
 14 
Margarita Levieva
(Russian-American Actress Known for Roles in the TV Series ‘Revenge’, ‘The Blacklist’ and ‘Allegiance’)
Margarita Levieva
4
Birthdate: February 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 15 
Andriy Yarmolenko
(Football Forward, Winger)
Andriy Yarmolenko
16
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 16 
Nikolai Valuev
(Russian Politician and Former Boxer Best Known for Being the Tallest and Heaviest World Champion in Boxing History)
Nikolai Valuev
7
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 21, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)
 17 
Alexander III of Russia
(Emperor of Russia (1881 - 1894))
Alexander III of Russia
9
Birthdate: March 10, 1845
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: November 1, 1894
 18 
Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia
(Eldest Child of Emperor Nicholas II, and of Empress Alexandra of Russia)
Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia
7
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 15, 1895
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 17, 1918
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 19 
Galina Ulanova
(One of the Greatest Ballerinas of the 20th Century)
Galina Ulanova
3
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 8, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: March 21, 1998
 20 
Ivan VI of Russia
(Emperor of Russia)
Ivan VI of Russia
4
Birthdate: August 23, 1740
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 16, 1764
 21 
Andrey Arshavin
(Russian Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Winger / Midfielder)
Andrey Arshavin
8
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 22 
Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia
(Russian Noble and Youngest Son of Emperor Alexander III of Russia)
Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 4, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: June 13, 1918
 23 
Viktor Tsoi
(Soviet Singer-Songwriter and Co-Founder of the Rock Band 'Kino')
Viktor Tsoi
8
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 15, 1990
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 24 
Pavel Durov
(French entrepreneur who is best known for being the founder of the social networking site VK and later of Telegram Messenger)
Pavel Durov
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
 25 
Felix Yusupov
(Prince of Russia)
Felix Yusupov
0
Birthdate: March 23, 1887
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 27, 1967
Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: July 17, 1918
 27 
Sergei Krikalev
(Russian Retired Cosmonaut, Rocket Scientist and Ranks Third for the Most Time Spent in Space)
Sergei Krikalev
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: August 27, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
 28 
Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
(Daughter of Emperor Alexander III of Russia)
Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 13, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 24, 1960
 29 
Vladislav Doronin
(CEO of Aman Resorts)
Vladislav Doronin
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 7, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 30 
Peter Carl Fabergé
(Russian Jeweller Best Known for the Famous 'Fabergé Eggs' Made of Precious Metals and Gemstones)
Peter Carl Fabergé
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 30, 1846
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: September 24, 1920
 31 
Tom Conway
(British Actor Best Known for His Portrayals of Private Detectives)
Tom Conway
1
Birthdate: September 15, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 22, 1967
 32 
Mikhail Botvinnik
(Word Chess Champion Known for His Contribution to the Design of the World Chess Championship System)
Mikhail Botvinnik
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 17, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 5, 1995
 33 
Peter II of Russia
(Emperor of Russia (1727 - 1730))
Peter II of Russia
3
Birthdate: October 23, 1715
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 30, 1730
 34 
Nicholas Roerich
(Russian Painter, Archaeologist and Philosopher)
Nicholas Roerich
0
Birthdate: October 9, 1874
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 13, 1947
 35 
Alexei Kosygin
(Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union from 1964 to 1980)
Alexei Kosygin
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 21, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 18, 1980
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 36 
Joseph Brodsky
(Poet, Essayist and Winner of 1987 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Joseph Brodsky
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 24, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 28, 1996
 37 
Yelena Shushunova
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 16, 2018
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)
 38 
Ksenia Sobchak
(Host of the Reality Show 'Dom-2' on the Russian channel TNT)
Ksenia Sobchak
3
Birthdate: November 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 39 
Nadezhda Konstantinovna Krupskaya
(Deputy Minister of Education in the Government of the Soviet Union 1929 – 1938)
Nadezhda Konstantinovna Krupskaya
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 26, 1869
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 27, 1939
 40 
Alexei Yagudin
(Figure skater)
Alexei Yagudin
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1871
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 10, 1899
 42 
Boris Strugatsky
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 14, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 19, 2012
 43 
Margarita Louis-Dreyfus
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
 44 
Konstantin Khabensky
(Known for His Portrayal of 'Anton Gorodetsky' in Films: ‘Night Watch’ and ‘Day Watch’)
Konstantin Khabensky
0
Birthdate: January 11, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 45 
Paulina Andreeva
2
Birthdate: October 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 46 
Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 29, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 13, 1957
 47 
Maxim Dadashev
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 23, 2019
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 48 
Greta Onieogou
3
Birthdate: March 14, 1991
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 49 
Dmitry Medvedev
(Prime Minister of Russia from 2012 to 2020 and President of Russia from 2008 to 2012)
Dmitry Medvedev
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 14, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich of Russia
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 13, 1832
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 18, 1909