Celebrities in Belarus

Ales Adamovich
Author

Svetlana Alexievich
Journalist

Zhores Alferov
Physicist

Uladzimir Arlou
Poet

Andrei Arlovski
Kick boxer, martial arts artist

Alexander Artemov
Gymnast

Vladimir Artemov
Gymnast

Isaac Asimov
Author

Victoria Azarenka
Tennis player

Naksim Bahdanovic
Poet

Pauliuk Bahrym
Poet, lawyer

Francishak Bahushevich
Poet

Yury Bandazhevsky
Scientist

Ryhor Baradulin
Poet

Irving Berlin
Composer

Vasil Bykau
Author

Janka Byrl
Author

Menachem Begin
Prime minister of Israel (born in Belarus)

Benjamin Blumenfeld
Chess player

Alexander Bogdanov
Physician, author

Svetlana Bogvinskaya
Gymnast

Catherine Breshkovsky
Formed socialist revolutionary party

Faddey Bulgarin
Poet

Marc Chagall
Artist

Leonard Chess
Record company executive, co-founder Chess Records

Philip Chess
Record company executive, co- founder Chess Records

Veronika Cherkosava
Journalist

Kuzma Chorny
Author

Anatoly Chubais
Politician

Morris Raphael Cohen
Philosopher, lawyer, scholar

Cyril of Turau
Bishop, saint

David Dubinsky
American labor leader

Uladzimir Dubouka
Poet

Vladimir Dukelsky (Vernon Duke)
Composer

Vintsent Dunin-Martsinkyevich
Author

Tanya Dziahileva
Model

Euphrosyne of Polatsk
Convent founder

Naum Gabo
Sculptor

Boris Gelfand
Chess player

Nil Gilevich
Poet

Mikhail Grabovski
Hockey player

Andrei Gromyko Soviet
Statesman

Sergei Gurenko
Footballer

Isser Harel
Spymaster, director of Israel Mossad

Ihar Hermianchuk
Journalist, political activist

Aliaksandr Hleb
Soccer player

Yauhen Hlebau
Composer

Nicolai Hussoviani
Poet, social activist

Alexey Ignashov
Kick boxer

Uladzimir Karatkevich
Author

Ekaterina Karsten
Rower, Olympic medalist

Vyacheslav Kebich
First prime minister

Michel Kikoine
Artist

Hienadz Kliauko
Poet

Pyotor Klimuk
Cosmonaut

Yakob Kolas
Author, poet

Olga Korbut
Gymnast, Olympic medalist

Semyon Kosberg
Aircraft and rocket engineer

Andrei Kostitsyn
Hockey player

Sergi Kostitsyn
Hockey player

Vladimir Kovalyonok
Cosmonaut

Kandrat Krapiva
Poet, playwright

Pinchus Kremegne
Artist

Jazafat Kuncevic
Archbishop

Janka Kupala
Author

Abraham Kupchik
Chess player

Vitali Kutuzov
Soccer player

Maryna Linchuk
Fashion model

Seymour Lubetzky
Cataloging theorist, librarian

Dzmitry Lukas
Composer

Alexander Lukashenko
President

Salomon Maimon
Philosopher

Leonid Mandelstam
Physicist

Dmitri Markov
Pole vaulter

Michael Marks
Co-founder of British retail chain Marks and Spencer

Vladimir Matyushenko
Martial arts fighter

Janka Maur
Author

Louis Mayer
Film producer

Alexander Medved
Wrestler

Ivan Melezh
Author

Alaksander Milinkieevic
Politician

Max Mirnyi
Tennis player

Theodor Narbut
Historian, military engineer

Mark Nemenman
Computer scientist

Yulia Nestsiarenka
Sprinter, Olympic medalist

Valeria Novodvorskaya
Politician

Michael Kleofas Oginski
Composer

Alexandre Okinczyc
Doctor

Napoleon Orda
Musician, composer

Alexander Parvus Marxist
Theoretician, Russian revolutionary

Zianon Pazniak
Politician

Shimon Peres
Former prime minister, president of Israel

Alexander Potupa
Author, human rights activist

Ryhor Pukst
Composer

Yazep Pushcha
Poet

Ryhor Reles
Author

Ruslin Salei
Hockey player

Lew Sapieha
Statesman

David Sarnoff founder
National Broadcasting Company (NBC)

Mikhail Savitsky
Artist
Vitaly Scherbo
Gymnast

Mendele Mocher Sforim
Author

Ivan Shamiakin
Author

Yitzhak Shamir
Former prime minister of Israel

Stanislau Shushkevich
Politician, scientist

Sergi Sidorsky
Former prime minister

Francysk Skaryna
Publisher

Ilya Smirin
Chess player
Chaim Soutine
Artist

Pavel Sukhoi
Aircraft constructor, designer

Maksim Tank
Poet

Branislau Taraskievic
Politician, linguist

Ivan Tsikhan
Hammer thrower

Immanuel Velikovsky
Scholar, author

Vincuk Viacorka
Leader of Belarusian National Front

Sergy Voychenko
Artist

Lev Vygotsky
Psychologist, founder of cultural-historical psychology