Saint Petersburg State University

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.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand
32
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: February 2, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: March 6, 1982

 2 Nikolai Gogol

Nikolai Gogol
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: April 1, 1809
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Velyki Sorochyntsi, Ukraine
Died: March 4, 1852

 3 Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin
196
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Russia
Birthdate: October 7, 1952
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 4 Anatoly Karpov

Anatoly Karpov
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess player
Birthdate: May 23, 1951
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zlatoust, Russia
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)

 5 Peter Kropotkin

Peter Kropotkin
2
Famous As: Anarchist, Socialist & Historian
Birthdate: December 9, 1842
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: February 8, 1921

 6 Katerina Tikhonova

Katerina Tikhonova
21
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Vladimir Putin's Daughter
Birthdate: August 31, 1986
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany

 7 Alexander Alekhine

Alexander Alekhine
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess player
Birthdate: October 31, 1892
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 24, 1946
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 8 Alexander Kerensky

Alexander Kerensky
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Minister-President of the Russian Republic (1917)
Birthdate: May 4, 1881
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ulyanovsk, Russia
Died: June 11, 1970

 9 Sergei Diaghilev

Sergei Diaghilev
0
Famous As: Art Critic
Birthdate: March 31, 1872
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Chudovsky District, Russia
Died: August 19, 1929

 10 Pavel Durov

Pavel Durov
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: French entrepreneur who is best known for being the founder of the social networking site VK and later of Telegram Messenger
Birthdate: October 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 11 Nicholas Roerich

Nicholas Roerich
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: October 9, 1874
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 13, 1947

 12 Ksenia Sobchak

Ksenia Sobchak
1
Famous As: Socialite, TV Anchor
Birthdate: November 5, 1981
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 13 Julius Martov

Julius Martov
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 24, 1873
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: April 4, 1923

 14 Mariss Jansons

Mariss Jansons
2
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: January 14, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Died: November 30, 2019

 15 Anatoly Sobchak

Anatoly Sobchak
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: First democratically elected mayor of Saint Petersburg
Birthdate: August 10, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chita, Russia
Died: February 19, 2000

 16 Andrey Markov

Andrey Markov
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: June 14, 1856
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ryazan, Russia
Died: July 20, 1922

 17 Olga Buzova

Olga Buzova
0
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: January 20, 1986
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 18 Alexander Stepanovich Popov

Alexander Stepanovich Popov
1
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: March 16, 1859
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Krasnoturinsk, Russia
Died: January 13, 1906

 19 Viktor Korchnoi

Viktor Korchnoi
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess Player
Birthdate: March 23, 1931
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: June 6, 2016

 20 Dmitry Medvedev

Dmitry Medvedev
7
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Deputy Chairman of the Security Council
Birthdate: September 14, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)

 21 Dalia Grybauskaitė

Dalia Grybauskaitė
4
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of Lithuania (2009-2019)
Birthdate: March 1, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania

 22 Viktor Shklovsky

Viktor Shklovsky
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Famous As: Novelist
Birthdate: January 24, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: December 6, 1984

 23 Sergei Winogradsky

Sergei Winogradsky
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Microbiologist
Birthdate: September 1, 1856
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Kiev, Ukraine
Died: February 25, 1953

 24 Sergey Nechayev

Sergey Nechayev
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: October 2, 1847
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ivanovo, Russia
Died: December 3, 1882

 25 Nikolay Chernyshevsky

Nikolay Chernyshevsky
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Famous As: Critic
Birthdate: July 24, 1828
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saratov, Russia
Died: October 29, 1889

 26 Pyotr Stolypin

Pyotr Stolypin
2
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 14, 1862
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: September 18, 1911

 27 Svetlana Kapanina

Svetlana Kapanina
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Pilot
Birthdate: December 28, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shchuchinsk, Kazakhstan

 28 Valentin Glushko

Valentin Glushko
0
Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: September 2, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Odesa, Russian Empire
Died: January 10, 1989

 29 Aleksandr Ulyanov

Aleksandr Ulyanov
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: April 12, 1866
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
Died: May 20, 1887

 30 Dmitri Ivanovsky

Dmitri Ivanovsky
1
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: October 28, 1864
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Gdov, Russia
Died: June 20, 1920

 31 Osip Mandelstam

Osip Mandelstam
1
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 14, 1891
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: December 27, 1938

 32 Boris Grebenshchikov

Boris Grebenshchikov
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: November 27, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 33 Georgy Chicherin

Georgy Chicherin
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Revolutionary
Birthdate: November 24, 1872
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tambov Governorate, Russian Empire
Died: July 7, 1936

 34 Vladimir Bekhterev

Vladimir Bekhterev
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Famous As: Neurologist
Birthdate: February 1, 1857
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sorali, Russia
Died: December 24, 1927

 35 Nikolai Kondratiev

Nikolai Kondratiev
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: March 4, 1892
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Kostroma Governorate
Died: September 17, 1938

 36 Alexander Friedmann

Alexander Friedmann
1
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: June 16, 1888
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: St. Petersburg, Russia
Died: September 16, 1925

 37 Diana Arbenina

Diana Arbenina
0
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: July 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vałožyn, Belarus
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 38 Gregory Ratoff

Gregory Ratoff
1
Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: April 20, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Samara, Russia
Died: December 14, 1960

 39 Alexei Kudrin

Alexei Kudrin
0
Famous As: 4th Chairman of the Accounts Chamber
Birthdate: October 12, 1960
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dobele, Latvia
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 40 Mikhail Vrubel

Mikhail Vrubel
1
Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: March 17, 1856
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Omsk, Russia
Died: April 14, 1910

 41 Nikolay Nekrasov

Nikolay Nekrasov
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 10, 1821
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nemyriv, Ukraine
Died: January 8, 1878

 42 Valery Durov

Valery Durov
0
Famous As: Philologist, Educator
Birthdate: July 13, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 43 Valery Leontyev

Valery Leontyev
1
Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: March 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ust'-Usa, Russia

 44 Tatyana Tolstaya

Tatyana Tolstaya
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 3, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 45 Edita Piekha

Edita Piekha
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Famous As: Singer, Actress
Birthdate: July 31, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Noyelles-sous-Lens, France

 46 Andrei Lankov

Andrei Lankov
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: July 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

 47 Boris Groys

Boris Groys
1
Famous As: Art Critic
Birthdate: March 19, 1947
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

 48 Alexandre Benois

Alexandre Benois
0
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: May 3, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
Died: February 9, 1960

 49 Vasily Dokuchaev

Vasily Dokuchaev
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Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: March 1, 1846
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Milyukovo, Russia
Died: November 8, 1903

 50 Ivan Kalyayev

Ivan Kalyayev
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Poet, Revolutionary
Birthdate: July 6, 1877
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: May 23, 1905