Celebrities in Russian Federation

Chinghiz Aitmatov writer
Ivan Aivazovsky artist
Bella (Izabella) Akhmadulina poet, writer, translator
Anna Akhmatova poet
Vasily Aksenov writer
Boris Akunin writer
Alexander I former emperor
Alexander II Liberator former emperor
Alexander III the Peacemaker former emperor
Alexy II patriarch
Zhores Alfyorov physicist, academic
Nina Ananiashvili ballerina, artistic director
Daniil Andreev writer, poet
Leonid Andreev playwright, novelist, writer
Yury Andropov politician
Oleg Antonov aircraft designer
Andrey Arshavin football player
Viktor Astafiev writer
Isaak Babel journalist, playwright, writer
Ivan Bagramyan military officer
Pyotr Bagration general Russian army
Leon Bakst painter
Aleksandr Bakulev surgeon
Mikhail Bakunin revolutionary, philosopher
Mily Balakirev pianist, conductor, composer
Konstantin Balmont poet, translator
Yuri Baluyvsky first deputy minister of defense
Yevgeny Baratynsky poet
Mikhail Baryshnikov dancer, actor
Yelena Baturina oligarch
Vasily Bazhenov architect
Vladimor Bekhterev neurologist, psychologist
Timur Bekmambetov director, producer, screenwriter
Vissarion Belinsky literary critic
Faddey Bellinshauzen officer Imperial Russian Navy
Andrei Bely novelist, poet, theorist, literary critic
Aleksandr von Benckendorff Russian cavalry general, statesman
Aleksandr Benua architect
Nikolai Berdyaev philosopher
Boris Berezovsky pianist
Olga Berggolts poet
Lavrentiy Beria politician
Dima Bilan actor, singer, songwriter
Aleksandr Blok poet
Alexander Bogdanov physician, philosopher, writer
Andrey Bogolyubsky prince
Fyodor Bondarchuk actor, director, producer
Sergey Bondarchuk director, screenwriter, actor
Aleksandr Borodin composer, chemist
Pavel Borodin politician
Mikhail Botvinnik chess grandmaster
Viktor Bout military translator
Sergey Brin computer scientist
Joseph Brodsky poet, essayist
Aleksey Brusilov Russian general
Karl Bryullov painter
Valery Bryusov poet, dramatist, translator, critic, historian
Semyon Budyonny cavalryman, military commander, politician
Nikolai Bukharin Russian Marxist, Bolshevik revolutionary
Mikhail Bulgakov writer, playwright
Ivan Bunin writer, Nobel laureate
Nikolay Burdenko surgeon
Catherine I former empress
Catherine II (Catherine the Great) former empress
Marc Chagall painter, illustrator
Anna Chakvetadze tennis player
Feodor Chaliapin opera singer
Vasily Chapaev Russian soldier, Red Army Commander
Yury Chayka prosecutor
Yevgeniy Chazov physician
Anton Chekhov physician, playwright, short story writer
Mikhail Chekhov actor, director
Konstantin Chernenko politician
Viktor Chernomyrdin politician
Boris Chirkov actor
Valery Chkalov aircraft test pilot
Anatoly Chubais former first deputy prime minister
Korney Chukovsky poet
Inna Churikova actress
Vladimir Dahl language lexicographer
Ekaterina Dashkova princess
Denis Davydov soldier, poet
Anton Denikin officer Imperial Russian Army
Gavriil Derzhavin poet, statesman
Aleksandr Deyneka painter, graphic artist, sculptor
Semyon Dezhnyov explorer
Sergey Diagilev ballet dancer, chorographer
Dmitry Donskoy former Grand Prince
Yury Dolgoruky former Grand Prince
Fyodor Dostoevsky novelist, journalist, short story writer
Sergey Dovlatov journalist, writer
Pavel Durov entrepreneur
Ilya Ehrenburg writer, journalist, translator
Sergey Eisenstein film director, film theorist
Afanasy Fet poet
Viacheslav Fetisov hockey player
Sergey Filatov Olympic medalist, equestrian
Denis Fonvizin playwright
Mikhail Fradkov statesman, former prime minister
Mikhail Frunze commander Russian Civil War
Fyodor I tsar
Svyatoslav Fyodorov ophthalmologist, politician, professor
Ivan Fyodorov navigator
Yuri Gagarin pilot, cosmonaut
Egor Gaidar economist, politician, author
Arkady Gaidar writer
Rasul Gamzatov poet
Valery Gergiev conductor, director
Nikolai Ghe painter
Vladimir Gilyarovsky writer, journalist
Aleksandr Glazunov composer
Ilya Glazunov painter
Mikhail Glinka composer
Boris Godunov regent
Nikolay Gogol author
Tatyana Golikova composer
Ivan Goncharov novelist
Mikhail Gorbachev last head of state of Soviet Union
Aleksandr Gorchakov statesman
Maxim Gorky author
Andrei Grechko politician
German Gref economist
Aleksander Griboyedov diplomat, playwright, poet, composer
Yury Grigorovich dancer, choreographer
Boris Gromov politician
Andrei Gromyko statesman, politician
Lev Gumilev historian, ethnologist, anthropologist
Nikolay Gumilev poet
Lyudmila Gurchenko actress, singer
Valery Gergiev conductor, director
Nikolai Ghe painter
Vladimir Gilyarovsky writer, journalist
Aleksandr Glazunov composer
Ilya Glazunov painter
Mikhail Glinka composer
Boris Godunov regent
Nikolay Gogol author
Tatyana Golikova composer
Ivan Goncharov novelist
Mikhail Gorbachev last head of state of Soviet Union
Aleksandr Gorchakov statesman
Maxim Gorky author
Andrei Grechko politician
German Gref economist
Aleksander Griboyedov diplomat, playwright, poet, composer
Yury Grigorovich dancer, choreographer
Boris Gromov politician
Andrei Gromyko statesman, politician
Lev Gumilev historian, ethnologist, anthropologist
Nikolay Gumilev poet
Lyudmila Gurchenko actress, singer
H - I
Alesander Herzen writer, thinker, "Father of Russian Socialism"
Dmitri Hvorostovsky opera singer
Igor the Brave prince
Ilya Ilf author
Andrey Illarionov economic policy advisor
Kirsan Ilyumzhinov politician
Sergey Ilyushin aircraft designer
Anna Ioannovna former empress
Abram Ioffe physicist
Ivan I former prince
Ivan III the Great former grand prince
Ivan IV the Terrible former grand prince
Igor Ivanov politician
Sergei Ivanov politician
K
Alina Kabayeva gymnast, politician
Lazar Kaganovich politician
Mikhail Kalashnikov small arms designer
Mikhail Kalatozov film director
Mikhail Kalinin politician
Lev Kamenev revolutionary, politician
Wassily Kandinsky painter, theorist
Meliton Kantaria soldier
Pyotr Kapitsa Nobel laureate
Nikolay Karamzin writer, historian, poet, critic
Dimitry Karbyshev Red Army general
Anatoly Karpov chess grandmaster
Mikhail Kasyanov prime minister
Mstislav Keldysh mathematician
Aleksandr Kerensky former prime minister
Yerofey Khabarov adventurer
Konstantin Khabensky actor
Aram Khachaturyan composer
Chulpan Khamatova actress
Valeri Kharlamov hockey player
Daniil Kharms poet, writer
Aleksandr Khloponin politician
Svetlana Khorkina Olympic medalist, gymnast
Viktor Khristenko politician
Nikita Khrushchev former premier
Sergey Kirienko former prime minister
Kirill I of Moscow patriarch
Sergey Kirov former Bolshevik
Vasily Klyuchevsky historian
Viktor Kochubey statesman
Aleksandr Kolchak Russian naval commander, polar explorer
Aleksandra Kollontai revolutionary, ambassador
Pyotr Konchalovsky painter
Andrey Konchalovsky director, producer, screenwriter
Ivan Konev military commander
Fyodor Konyukhov survivalist, traveler
Ilya Kormiltsev poet, translator, publisher
Lavr Kornilov military intelligence officer, explorer
Sergey Korolev rocket engineer
Mikhail Koshkin tank designer
Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya partisan, hero
Aleski Kosygin statesman
Anna Kournikova tennis player
Sofia Kovaleskaya mathematician
Dmitry Kozak politician
Ivan Kramskoy painter, art critic
Ivan Kruzenshtern(Adam Johann von Krusenstern)admiral, explorer
Ivan Krylov fabulist
Matilda Kshesinskaya ballerina
Alexei Kudrin politician
Arkhip Kuindzhi painter
Ivan Kulibin mechanic, inventor
Aleksandr Kuprin writer, pilot, explorer
Igor Kurchatov nuclear physicist
Mikhail Kutuzov field marshal
Lev Landau physicist
Sergey Lavrov diplomat
Mikhail Lazarev fleet commander, explorer
Sergei Lemeshev tenor
Vladimir Lenin former premier
Aleksey Leonov cosmonaut, general
Mikhail Lermontov writer, poet, painter
Nikolai Leskov novelist, playwright, journalist
Isaac Levitan painter
Dmitry Likhachyov scholar
Eduard Limonov writer, political dissident
Vladislav Listyev journalist
Aleksandr Litvinenko officer Soviet KGB
Nikolai Lobachevsky mathematician
Mikhail Lomonosov polymath, scientist, writer
Ulyana Lopatkina ballet dancer
Andrey Lugovoy politician
Vladimir Lukin political activist
Sergey Lukyanenko physician, writer, journalist blogger
Anatoly Lunacharsky art critic, journalist
Yury Luzhkov politician
Anton Makarenko educator, writer
Nikolay Makarov firearms designer
Natalia Makarova ballerina
Nestor Makhno revolutionary
Ekaterina Maksimova ballerina
Georgy Malenkov politician
Kazimir Malevich painter
Rodion Malinovsky military commander WWII
Savva Mamontov industrialist, merchant
Osip Mandelstam poet
Aleksey Maresyev Soviet fighter
Samuil Marshak writer, translator, poet
Denis Matsuev pianist
Valentina Matvienko politician
Vladimir Mayakoysky poet, playwright
Dmitry Medvedev prime minister
Dmitry Mendeleev chemist, inventor
Aleksandr Menshikov former prince Holy Roman Empire
Vsevolod Meyerhold director, producer
Nikita Mikhalkov actor
Sergey Mikhalkov writer, playwright, wrote lyrics of Russian anthem
Nikolay Miklukho-Maklay explorer, ethnologist, biologist
Anastas Mikoyan politician
Artyom Mikoyan engineer
Kuzma Minin merchant
Andrey Mironov actor
Sergey Mironov politician
Igor Moiseev choreographer
Aleksey Mordashov business oligarch
Nonna Mordyukova actress
Vera Mukhina sculptor
Modest Mussorgsky composer
Anastasia Myskina tennis player
Elvira Nabiullina economist
Vladimir Nabokov novelist, poet writer
Pavel Nakhimov naval admiral
Sergey Naryshkin politician
Aleksey Navalny political, social activist
Nikolay Nekrasov poet, publisher
Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko director, writer, producer, playwright
Boris Nemtsov former deputy minister
Mikhail Nesterov painter
Pyotr Nesterov aircraft designer
Nestor the Chronicler monk, author
Anna Netrebko opera singer
Aleksandr Nevsky saint
Nicholas I former tsar
Nicholas II former emperor
Yury Nikulin actor, clown
Valeria Novodvorskaya politician
Rudolph Nureyev dancer
Bulat Okudzhava poet, musician, editor, novelist
Grigory Ordhonikidze politician
Grigory Orlov statesman
Aleksandr Ostrovsky playwright
Nikolay Ostrovsky author
Alexander Ovechkin hockey player
Sergey Ozhegov linguist, professor
Boris Pasternak poet
Ivan Pavlov scientist
Viktor Pelevin writer
Grigory Perelman mathematician
Peter I (the Great) former tsar, emperor
Peter II former emperor
Peter III former emperor
Marius Petipa inventor modern classical ballet
Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin painter, writer
Mikhail Piotrovsky scientist
Dmitry Pisarev military commander, historian
Kira Plastinina fashion designer
Georgy Plekhanov scholar
Maya Plisetskaya ballerina
Ivan Poddubny wrestler
Nikolay Podgorny politician
Aleksandr Pokryshkin fighter pilot WWII
Boris Polevoy (Kampov) writer
Dzhokhan Pollyeva writer
Georgy Poltavchenko politician
Vladimir Potanin former vice-premier of Russia
Mikhail Prokhorov industrialist
Sergey Prokofiev composer
Aleksandr Pushkin poet
Vladimir V. Putin president
Sergey Rachmaninov composer
Mikhailovich Romanov former tsar
Anastasia Romanova former grand duchess
Andrey Rublev painter
Aleksandr Rutskoy former vice-president
Eldar Ryazanov poet, film maker, playwright
Marat Safin tennis player
Nikas Safronov artist
Andrey Sakharov scientist
Alfred Schnittke composer
Aleksandr Scriabin composer
Pyotr Semyonov tennis player
Anatoly Serdyukov politician
Sergius of Radonezh spiritual leader, monastic reformer
Valentin Serov painter
Mintimer Shaimiev politician
Eduard Shevardnadze politician
Sergey Shmatko politician
Mikhail Sholokhov novelist
Dmitry Shostakovich composer, pianist
Sergey Shoygu politician
Vasily Shuysky former tsar
Anatoly Sobchak politician
Sergey Sobyanin politician
Fyodor Sologub poet
Sergey Solovyov historian
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn novelist, soldier, teacher
Aleksey Stakhanov hero of socialist labor
Joseph Stalin former premier
Pyotr Stolypin former prime minister
Igor Stravinsky composer
Pavel Sukhoi aerospace engineer
Vasily Surikov painter
Ivan Susanin hero
Yakov Sverdlov former president