Discover the notable alumni of Saint Petersburg State University. The list includes people like Katerina Tikhonova, Andrey Arshavin, Ivan Turgenev, Nikolai Gogol & Pyotr Stolypin. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, intellectuals & academics, leaders, miscellaneous and media personalities etc.
Vladimir PutinVladimir Putin
07 October 1952, Russian
President of Russia
Katerina TikhonovaKaterina Tikhonova
31 August 1986, Russian
Vladimir Putin's Daughter

Andrey ArshavinAndrey Arshavin
29 May 1981, Russian
Football Player

Ivan TurgenevIvan Turgenev
09 November 1818, Russian
Novelist

Nikolai GogolNikolai Gogol
01 April 1809, Russian
Playwright

Pyotr StolypinPyotr Stolypin
14 April 1862, German, Russian
Politician
Sergei DiaghilevSergei Diaghilev
31 March 1872, Russian
Art Critic

Julius MartovJulius Martov
24 November 1873, Turkish
Politician

Andrey MarkovAndrey Markov
14 June 1856, Russian
Mathematician
Boris SavinkovBoris Savinkov
31 January 1879, Ukrainian, Russian
Revolutionary

Olga BuzovaOlga Buzova
20 January 1986, Russian
Singer
Nikolay ChernyshevskyNikolay Chernyshevsky
24 July 1828, Russian
Critic

Sergey NechayevSergey Nechayev
02 October 1847, Russian
Revolutionary

Alexander FriedmannAlexander Friedmann
16 June 1888, Russian
Physicist

Viktor ShklovskyViktor Shklovsky
24 January 1893, Russian
Novelist

Diana ArbeninaDiana Arbenina
08 July 1974, Russian
Singer
Mikhail VrubelMikhail Vrubel
17 March 1856, Russian
Painter

Valentin GlushkoValentin Glushko
02 September 1908, Russian
Engineer

Dmitri IvanovskyDmitri Ivanovsky
28 October 1864, Russian
Botanist

Mariss JansonsMariss Jansons
14 January 1943, Latvian
Conductor
Georgy ChicherinGeorgy Chicherin
24 November 1872, Russian
Revolutionary

Svetlana KapaninaSvetlana Kapanina
28 December 1968, Russian
Pilot
Nikolai KondratievNikolai Kondratiev
04 March 1892, Russian
Economist

Konstantin ErnstKonstantin Ernst
06 February 1961, Russian
Producer, Writer

Marina SalyeMarina Salye
19 October 1934, Russian
Geologist and politician
Tatyana TolstayaTatyana Tolstaya
03 May 1951, Russian
Writer

Nikolay NekrasovNikolay Nekrasov
10 December 1821, Russian
Poet
Roy MedvedevRoy Medvedev
14 November 1925, Georgian, Russian
Political Writer

Gregory RatoffGregory Ratoff
20 April 1897, American, Russian
Film Director

Alexandre BenoisAlexandre Benois
03 May 1870, Russian
Artist
Sergei WinogradskySergei Winogradsky
01 September 1856, French, Russian
Microbiologist

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Galina StarovoytovaGalina Starovoytova
17 May 1946, Russian
Politician
Vladimir BekhterevVladimir Bekhterev
01 February 1857, Russian
Neurologist

Boris GroysBoris Groys
19 March 1947, German
Art Critic

Vasily DokuchaevVasily Dokuchaev
01 March 1846, Russian
Geologist

Edita PiekhaEdita Piekha
31 July 1937, Russian
Singer, Actress
Boris StürmerBoris Stürmer
27 July 1848, Russian
Lawyer
Georgy PyatakovGeorgy Pyatakov
18 August 1890, Ukrainian, Russian
Revolutionary

Vladimir FockVladimir Fock
22 December 1898, Russian
Physicist

Nikolay SemyonovNikolay Semyonov
15 April 1896, Russian
Physicist

Theodore KomisarjevskyTheodore Komisarjevsky
23 May 1882, Italian, Russian
Director
RainisRainis
11 September 1865, Latvian
Poet

Dmitry LikhachovDmitry Likhachov
28 November 1906, Russian
Linguist

Demyan BednyDemyan Bedny
13 April 1883, Ukrainian
Poet

Mukhtar AuezovMukhtar Auezov
28 September 1897, Kazakh
Writer

Peter StruvePeter Struve
07 February 1870, German, Russian
Economist
Nikolai TchaikovskyNikolai Tchaikovsky
07 January 1851, Russian
Revolutionary

Vahan TerianVahan Terian
09 February 1885, Armenian
Poet
Pavel YablochkovPavel Yablochkov
14 September 1847, Russian
Electrical engineer

Lydia ChukovskayaLydia Chukovskaya
24 March 1907, Russian
Writer

Dmitry SipyaginDmitry Sipyagin
20 March 1853, Ukrainian, Russian
Statesman
Lyudmila Ter-PetrosyanLyudmila Ter-Petrosyan
20 December 1948, Armenian, Russian
Former First Lady of Armenia

Friedrich MartensFriedrich Martens
27 August 1845, Russian
Diplomat
Nikolay DobrolyubovNikolay Dobrolyubov
05 February 1836, Russian
Literary Critic

Vasily BartoldVasily Bartold
15 November 1869, Russian
Historian

Nikolay Onufriyevich LosskyNikolay Onufriyevich Lossky
06 December 1870, Russian
Philosopher

Antiochus KantemirAntiochus Kantemir
08 September 1708, Russian
Poet

Tatyana KazankinaTatyana Kazankina
17 December 1951, Russian
Athlete
Larissa VolpertLarissa Volpert
30 March 1926, Estonian, Russian
Chess grandmaster

Fyodor ShcherbatskoyFyodor Shcherbatskoy
19 September 1866, Polish, Russian
Scholar

David GünzburgDavid Günzburg
05 July 1857, Ukrainian, Russian
Orientalist

Otto von BöhtlingkOtto von Böhtlingk
30 May 1815, German
Scholar
Gleb UspenskyGleb Uspensky
25 October 1843, Russian
Author

Nicholas MarrNicholas Marr
06 January 1865, Russian
Historian
Alexander PotresovAlexander Potresov
13 August 1869, Russian
Politician

Georgy VladimovGeorgy Vladimov
19 February 1931, Ukrainian, Russian
Writer

Sergey LebedevSergey Lebedev
13 July 1874, Russian
Chemist
Kazimieras BūgaKazimieras Būga
06 November 1879, Lithuanian
Linguist