Famous People Born In Yekaterinburg

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Yulia Lipnitskaya
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 5, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini

Yulia Lipnitskaya stunned her fans with the news of her retirement at the tender age of 19. Apparently, she had been struggling with injuries and anorexia. The Russian professional figure skater won an Olympic gold at 15, thus becoming the youngest Russian gold medalist in history.

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Vigdís Finnbogadóttir
(President)
Vigdís Finnbogadóttir
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 15, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
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Alexei Yashin
(Russian Former Professional Ice Hockey Centre)
Alexei Yashin
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 5, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Aleksandr Demyanenko
(Soviet and Russian Actor Who Immortalized the Character 'Shurik')
Aleksandr Demyanenko
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Birthdate: May 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 22, 1999

Though born to an actor, Aleksandr Demyanenko initially studied music and also failed in his entrance exams to the Moscow Art Theatre. He later dropped out of law school to eventually focus on acting. He went on to immortalize the character Shurik, which he played in multiple movies, such as Kidnapping, Caucasian Style.

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Yevgeniya Estes
(Russian Volleyball Player)
Yevgeniya Estes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 17, 1975
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Irina Antonenko
(Actress)
Irina Antonenko
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Monetochka
(Singer-Songwriter)
Monetochka
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 1, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Yelena Godina
(Russian Volleyball Player)
Yelena Godina
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Alexander Motylev
(Russian Chess Grandmaster)
Alexander Motylev
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
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Gerd Kanter
(Athlete)
Gerd Kanter
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 6, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Igor Lysyj
(Russian Chess Player)
Igor Lysyj
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Vladimir Mineev
(Russian Middleweight Kickboxer and Mixed Martial Artist)
Vladimir Mineev
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Yelena Tyurina
(Russian Retired Volleyball Player)
Yelena Tyurina
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 12, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Ólöf Arnalds
(Icelandic Singer Songwriter and Indie Musician Best Known for Her Debut Album ‘Við Og Við’)
Ólöf Arnalds
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 4, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Icelandic singer-songwriter and indie-musician Ólöf Arnalds gained-attention with her debut- album Við Og Við that found place among Paste Magazine's Top 100 Albums of 2007 and eMusic's editor's list of Best Albums of 2008. Moving on, she released other albums like Innundir Skinni and Sudden Elevation of which the latter marked Arnalds’ first album that was sung entirely in English.

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Aliya Garayeva
(Azerbaijani Rhythmic Gymnast)
Aliya Garayeva
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 1, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Svetlana Paramygina
(Former Belarusian Biathlete and Olympic Silver Medalist)
Svetlana Paramygina
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 5, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Tatyana Yumasheva
(Boris Yeltsin's daughter)
Tatyana Yumasheva
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 17, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Olga Katysheva
(Russian Instagram Star)
Olga Katysheva
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Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: March 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
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Varvara Tretyakova
(Reality Star Who Appeared on the Series Dom-2)
Varvara Tretyakova
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Birthdate: August 13, 1993
Sun Sign: Leo