Famous People Born In Saint Petersburg

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 1 
Ayn Rand
(Writer)

Ayn Rand
34
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 2, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 6, 1982

 2 
Vladimir Nabokov
(Best Known For His Novels 'Lolita' and 'Pale Fire')

Vladimir Nabokov
6
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
219
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 7, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra

 4 
Nicholas II
(Emperor of Russia (1894-1917))

Nicholas II
27
Birthdate: May 18, 1868
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 17, 1918

 5 

Anton Yelchin
14
Birthdate: March 11, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 19, 2016
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 6 
Anna Pavlova
(Ballet dancer)

Anna Pavlova
4
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: February 12, 1881
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 23, 1931

 7 
Boris Spassky
(Chess Grandmaster)

Boris Spassky
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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 8 
Alexander I of Russia
(Emperor of Russia)

Alexander I of Russia
3
Birthdate: December 23, 1777
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 1, 1825

 9 
Paul I of Russia
(Emperor of Russia (1796-1801))

Paul I of Russia
4
Birthdate: October 1, 1754
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: March 24, 1801

 10 

Dmitry Shostakovich
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 25, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: August 9, 1975

 11 

George Sanders
5
Birthdate: July 3, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: April 25, 1972
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)

 12 
Margarita Levieva
(Actress, Dancer)

Margarita Levieva
3
Birthdate: February 9, 1980
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

 13 

Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 12, 1904
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 17, 1918

 14 
Andriy Yarmolenko
(Football Forward, Winger)

Andriy Yarmolenko
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 15 

Nikolai Valuev
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 21, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 7'0" (213 cm)

 16 
Alexander III of Russia
(Emperor of Russia (1881-1894))

Alexander III of Russia
7
Birthdate: March 10, 1845
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: November 1, 1894

 17 
Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia
(Eldest Child of Emperor Nicholas II, and of Empress Alexandra of Russia)

Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 15, 1895
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 17, 1918
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 18 
Galina Ulanova
(Ballet Dancer, Choreographer)

Galina Ulanova
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: January 8, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: March 21, 1998

 19 
Katya Jones
(Dancer)

Katya Jones
4
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: May 12, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)

Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: July 17, 1918

 21 
Ivan VI of Russia
(Emperor of Russia)

Ivan VI of Russia
4
Birthdate: August 23, 1740
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 16, 1764

Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 4, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: June 13, 1918

 23 
Viktor Tsoi
(Singer-Songwriter)

Viktor Tsoi
6
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 15, 1990
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 24 
Mikhail Botvinnik
(Word Chess Champion Known for His Contribution to the Design of the World Chess Championship System)

Mikhail Botvinnik
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 17, 1911
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 5, 1995

 25 
Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
(Daughter of Emperor Alexander III of Russia)

Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 13, 1882
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 24, 1960

 26 
Sergei Krikalev
(Cosmonaut)

Sergei Krikalev
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: August 27, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo

 27 
Vladislav Doronin
(CEO of Aman Resorts)

Vladislav Doronin
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 7, 1962
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 28 
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

 29 
Nadezhda Konstantinovna Krupskaya
(Deputy Minister of Education in the Government of the Soviet Union 1929 – 1938)

Nadezhda Konstantinovna Krupskaya
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 26, 1869
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 27, 1939

 30 
Peter Carl Fabergé
(Jeweller best known for the famous Fabergé eggs made in the style of genuine Easter eggs)

Peter Carl Fabergé
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 30, 1846
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: September 24, 1920

 31 
Tom Conway
(Actor)

Tom Conway
1
Birthdate: September 15, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 22, 1967

 32 
Ksenia Sobchak
(Host of the Reality Show 'Dom-2' on the Russian channel TNT)

Ksenia Sobchak
1
Birthdate: November 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 33 

Margarita Louis-Dreyfus
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: July 1, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer

 34 

Nicholas Roerich
0
Birthdate: October 9, 1874
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 13, 1947

 35 
Timofey Mozgov
(Basketball player who won the bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics)

Timofey Mozgov
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 16, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 7'1" (216 cm)

 36 
Svetlana Kuznetsova
(Tennis player)

Svetlana Kuznetsova
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 37 

Yelena Shushunova
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 23, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 16, 2018
Height: 4'10" (147 cm)

 38 
Alexei Kosygin
(Premier of the Soviet Union (1964-80))

Alexei Kosygin
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 21, 1904
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 18, 1980

Grand Duke George Alexandrovich of Russia
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 9, 1871
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 10, 1899

 40 

Maxim Dadashev
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 30, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 23, 2019
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 41 
Alexei Yagudin
(Figure skater)

Alexei Yagudin
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 18, 1980
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 42 
Svetlana Vladimirovna Medvedeva
(First Lady of Russia from 2008 to 2012)

Svetlana Vladimirovna Medvedeva
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 15, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces

Princess Stéphanie of Belgium
0
Birthdate: May 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 23, 1945

 44 
Natalia Makarova
(Ballet dancer, Choreographer)

Natalia Makarova
1
Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: November 21, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

Konstantin Khabensky
0
Birthdate: January 11, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 46 

Boris Strugatsky
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 14, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 19, 2012

 47 

Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 29, 1882
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 13, 1957

 48 
Joseph Brodsky
(Essayist & Poet)

Joseph Brodsky
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 24, 1940
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 28, 1996

 49 
Alexandra Kollontai
(Russian Revolutionary and Diplomat & First Woman in History to Become an Official Member of a Governing Cabinet)

Alexandra Kollontai
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 31, 1872
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: March 9, 1952

Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 27, 1836
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 9, 1895