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HOME: Famous Russians

Famous Russians and Ukrainians

 

Explore our list of famous Russians and Ukrainians. Those who have made a significant impact in society, both at home and abroad.

 

Famous Russians - Scientists and Inventors

Sergey Ilyushin

Mikhail Lomonosov

Mikhail Kalashnikov

Dmitri Mendeleev

Mikhail Kalashnikov

Dmitri Mendeleev

Peter Kapitsa

Ivan Pavlov

Sergey Korolyov

Igor Sikorsky

 

 

Statesmen and Military Leaders

Leonid Brezhnev

Nicholas II

Catherine the Great

Tsar Nicholas II

Catherine II (the Great)

Peter I (the Great)

Dmitry Donskoy

Vladimir Putin

Mikhail Gorbachev

Grigori Rasputin*

Ivan IV (the Terrible)

Joseph Stalin

Bohdan Khmelnytsky

Peter the Great

Bohdan Khmelnytsky

Alexander Suvorov

Nikita Khrushchev

Leon Trotsky

Leonid Kravchuk

Vladimir I (the Great)

Nadezhda Krupskaya

Viktor Yanukovych

Dmitry Medvedev

Joseph Stalin

Mikhail Kutuzov

Boris Yeltsin

Vladimir Lenin

Viktor Yushchenko

Dmitry Medvedev

Georgy Zhukov

 

 

Russian Explorers and Cosmonauts

Vitus Bering

Alexei Leonov

Yuri Gagarin

Afanasy Nikitin

Semyon Dezhnyov

Afanasy Nikitin

Yuri Gagarin

Nikolai Przhevalsky

Vladimir Komarov

Valentina Tereshkova

 

 

Famous Russians - Artists, Musicians, Performers

 

Painters and Sculptors

Ivan Aivazovsky

Valentin Serov

Ivan Aivazovsky

Ilya Repin

Vassily Kandinsky

Andrei Rublev

Isaac Levitan

Ilya Repin

Kazimir Malevich

Mikhail Vrubel

 

Authors and Poets

Anna Akhmatova

Vladimir Nabokov

Anton Chekhov

Alexander Pushkin

Joseph Brodsky

Boris Pasternak

Mikhail Bulgakov

Alexander Pushkin

Ivan Bunin

Taras Shevchenko

Anton Chekhov

Aleks. Solzhenitsyn

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Leo Tolstoy

Fyodor Dostoevsky

Leo Tolstoy

Nikolai Gogol

Marina Tsvetaeva

Maxim Gorky

Ivan Turgenev

 

Musicians and Composers

Mikhail Glinka

Dmitri Shostakovich

Sergei Prokofiev

Nikolay Rastorguev

Modest Mussorgsky

Regina Spektor

Sergei Prokofiev

Igor Stravinsky

Alla Pugacheva

Peter Tchaikovsky

Sergei Rachmaninov

Viktor Tsoi

Alla Pugacheva

Peter Tchaikovsky

Nikolay Rastorguev

Yulia Volkova

Ruslana

Vladimir Vysotsky

Yulia Savicheva

Zemfira

 

Performers, Actors, Directors

Sergei Bezrukov

Mila Kunis

Sergei Bodrov Jr.

Nonna Mordyukova

Sergei Bodrov (Jr.)

Yevgeny Leonov

Sergei Bondarchuk

Oleg Menshikov

Leonid Gaidai

Nonna Mordyukova

 

 

Famous Russians and Ukrainians - Sportsmen

 

Famous Russian Hockey Players

Vsevolod Bobrov

Sergei Makarov

Sergei Fedorov

Evgeni Malkin

Pavel Bure

Evgeni Malkin

Pavel Datsyuk

Alexander Maltsev

Sergei Fedorov

Boris Mikhailov

Viacheslav Fetisov

Alexander Mogilny

Valeri Kharlamov

Alexander Ovechkin

Anatoli Firsov

Alexander Ovechkin

Sergei Gonchar

Vladimir Petrov

Valeri Kharlamov

Anatoli Tarasov*

Ilya Kovalchuk

Vladislav Tretiak

Igor Larionov

Vladislav Tretiak

Alexei Kovalev

Valeri Vasiliev

Vladimir Krutov

Alexander Yakushev

Igor Larionov

Alexei Yashin

 

Russian and Ukrainian Football Players

Andrei Arshavin

Roman Pavlyuchenko

Igor Belanov

Andrei Shevchenko

Igor Belanov

Andrei Shevchenko

Vlad. Beschastnykh

Anatoliy Tymoshchuk

Oleg Blokhin

Lev Yashin

 

Tennis Players

Nikolay Davydenko

Marat Safin

Marat Safin

Maria Sharapova

Elena Dementieva

Dinara Safina

Yevgeny Kafelnikov

Maria Sharapova

Anna Kournikova

Vera Zvonareva

 

Russian Chess Champions

Alexander Alekhine

Alexander Khalifman

Anatoly Karpov

Garry Kasparov

Mikhail Botvinnik

Vladimir Kramnik

Anatoly Karpov

Ruslan Ponomariov*

Garry Kasparov

Boris Spassky

 

 

Russian Businessmen and Economists

Roman Abramovich

Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Roman Abramovich

Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Vagid Alekperov

Vladimir Lisin

Mikhail Fridman

Mikhail Prokhorov

Nikolai Kondratiev

Boris Berezovsky

 

 

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