Famous People Born In Volgograd

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Yelena Isinbayeva
(The Greatest Female Pole-Vaulter of All Time)
Yelena Isinbayeva
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece
(Prince)
Pavlos, Crown Prince of Greece
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 20, 1967
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Anna Chapman
(Russian Intelligence Agent and Media Personality)
Anna Chapman
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 23, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces

Anna Chapman is a Russian intelligence agent, media personality, and model. In 2010, she was arrested in US as part of the Illegals Program spy ring. She was later deported to Russia as part of a prisoner swap. Since her return, she has hosted TV shows, worked as a catwalk model, and served as the head of a youth council.

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Kristina Romanova
(Russian Fashion Model)
Kristina Romanova
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 11, 1994
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Prince Henrik of Denmark
(Prince)
Prince Henrik of Denmark
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 4, 2009
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Vladimir Kryuchkov
(Soviet Lawyer, Diplomat, and 7th Chairman of the Committee for State Security (KGB) (1988 - 1991))
Vladimir Kryuchkov
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: November 23, 2007

Soviet lawyer, diplomat, and KGB chief Vladimir Kryuchkov is best remembered for his involvement in the 1991 coup against Mikhail Gorbachev. Born to working-class Stalin-supporting parents, he initially worked with the Communist Youth League. He misinterpreted the Able Archer 83 conflict simulation as the beginning of a nuclear attack.

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Anna Vyakhireva
(Russian Handball Player)
Anna Vyakhireva
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 13, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Mikael Birkkjær
(Danish Actor)
Mikael Birkkjær
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Birthdate: September 14, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
 9 
Mikhail Kukushkin
(Kazakhstani Professional Tennis Player)
Mikhail Kukushkin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 26, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Mikhail Kukushkin is a Soviet-born Kazakhstani professional tennis player who previously played for Russia. He turned pro in 2006. He reached the fourth round of the 2012 Australian Open, becoming the first player with a Kazakh passport to do so. He reached the third round in the 2014 Wimbledon Championships. His career has been badly hampered due to injuries. 

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Denis Pankratov
(Russian Butterfly Swimmer)
Denis Pankratov
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 4, 1974
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
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Svetlana Pankratova
(Basketball Player)
Svetlana Pankratova
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 29, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Ilya Shkurenyov
(Russian Decathlete)
Ilya Shkurenyov
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 11, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Leonid Viktorovich Slutsky
(Russian Professional Football Coach and a Former Player)
Leonid Viktorovich Slutsky
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 4, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Evgenyi Romanov
(Russian Professional Boxer)
Evgenyi Romanov
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 20, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Sasha Filippov
(Spy)
Sasha Filippov
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 26, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 23, 1942
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Anastasia Tarakanova
(Russian Retired Figure Skater)
Anastasia Tarakanova
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 14, 2004
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
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Vladimir Ovchinnikov
(Russian Javelin Thrower)
Vladimir Ovchinnikov
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 2, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Yelena Slesarenko
(Russian High Jumper)
Yelena Slesarenko
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Aleksandra Pakhmutova
(Composer)
Aleksandra Pakhmutova
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Birthdate: November 9, 1929
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 4'11" (150 cm)
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Yulia
(Classical crossover singer)
Yulia
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 13, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Anna Sedoykina
(Russian Handball Player)
Anna Sedoykina
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 1, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Aleksandr Yatsenko
(Russian Actor Known for His Film ‘Arrhythmia’ and TV Series ‘The Thaw’)
Aleksandr Yatsenko
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Birthdate: May 22, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini

Russian actor Aleksandr Yatsenko commenced his film-career in 2003. He has starred in several films including Arrhythmia that won him Grand Prix, Best Actor Award at Kinotavr festival. He has also starred in TV series like The Thaw and Ekaterina; and in web-television series To the Lake. He will be seen starring in the upcoming thriller-drama film Captain Volkonogov Escaped.

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Valentina Golubenko
(Russian Chess Grandmaster)
Valentina Golubenko
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
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Yulia Koltunova
(Russian Diver)
Yulia Koltunova
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 4, 1989
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Elena Utkina
(Russian Handball Player)
Elena Utkina
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
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Olga Akopyan
(Russian Handball Player)
Olga Akopyan
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 4, 1985
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Antonina Skorobogatchenko
(Russian Handball Player)
Antonina Skorobogatchenko
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 14, 1999
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)