29 Notable alumni of
Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia

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The Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia is 852nd in the world, 293rd in Europe, and 21st in Russia by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 29 notable alumni from the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Kseniya Sobchak

    Kseniya Sobchak
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1981-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    writerpublic figureradio personalitypoliticianjournalist
    Biography

    Ksenia Anatolyevna Sobchak is a Russian public figure, TV anchor, journalist, socialite and actress. She is the younger daughter of the first democratically elected mayor of Saint Petersburg, Anatoly Sobchak, and the Russian senator Lyudmila Narusova. Sobchak became known to the wider public as a host of the reality show Dom-2 on the Russian channel TNT. Later she became an anchor at independent television channel Dozhd ("Rain"). As of January 2023, she hosts the television show Dok-Tok with Alexander Gordon.

  2. Thongloun Sisoulith

    Thongloun Sisoulith
    Born in
    Laos Flag Laos
    Years
    1945-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Thongloun Sisoulith is a Lao historian and politician serving as General Secretary of the Lao People's Revolutionary Party since 15 January 2021 and President of Laos since 22 March 2021.

  3. Victor Ambartsumian

    Victor Ambartsumian
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1908-1996 (aged 88)
    Enrolled in the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia
    Studied in 1924-1925
    Occupations
    astronomerpoliticianastrophysicist
    Biography

    Viktor Amazaspovich Ambartsumian was a Soviet Armenian astrophysicist and science administrator. One of the 20th century's top astronomers, he is widely regarded as the founder of theoretical astrophysics in the Soviet Union.

  4. Tatiana Naynik

    Tatiana Naynik
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1978-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    manufactureractorsingermodel
    Biography

    Tatiana Borisovna Naynik is a Russian singer, actress, model, and producer. Former member of the Ukrainian girl group VIA Gra.

  5. Oleg Protopopov

    Oleg Protopopov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1932-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    figure skater
    Biography

    Oleg Alekseyevich Protopopov is a former Russian pair skater who represented the Soviet Union. With his wife Ludmila Belousova he is a two-time Olympic champion (1964, 1968) and four-time World champion (1965–1968). In 1979, the pair defected to Switzerland and became Swiss citizens in 1995. They continued to skate at ice shows and exhibitions through their seventies.

  6. Lisa Desjardins

    Lisa Desjardins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1972-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Lisa Desjardins is an American political journalist. She is a correspondent at PBS NewsHour and has previously worked for the Associated Press and CNN Radio. As of 2018, she has reported on five U.S. presidential elections.

  7. Igor Kon

    Igor Kon
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1928-2011 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    sociologistpsychologistscience communicatorSeraphic Doctoranthropologist
    Biography

    Igor Semyonovich Kon was a Soviet and Russian philosopher, psychologist, and sexologist. His scientific publications have been translated into many languages, such as English, German, and French.

  8. Alexander Kushner

    Alexander Kushner
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1936-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Alexander Semyonovich Kushner is a Russian poet from Saint Petersburg.

  9. Olga Zabelinskaya

    Olga Zabelinskaya
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1980-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    sport cyclist
    Biography

    Olga Sergeyevna Zabelinskaya is a Russian-born Uzbekistani professional racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's Continental Team Israel Premier Tech Roland. While competing for Russia, she won three Olympic medals, before changing allegiances to Uzbekistan in 2018.

  10. Igor Kochetkov

    Igor Kochetkov
    Born in
    Estonia Flag Estonia
    Years
    1970-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    human rights activistwriterLGBTQI+ rights activist
    Biography

    Igor Viktorovich Kochetkov is a Russian gay rights activist who heads the Russian LGBT Network.

  11. Olga Martynova

    Olga Martynova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1962-.. (age 61)
    Enrolled in the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia
    Studied in 1987
    Occupations
    essayistwritertranslatorpoet
    Biography

    Olga Martynova is a Russian-German writer. She writes poems in Russian, and prose and essays in German.

  12. Sergey Lapochkin

    Sergey Lapochkin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1981-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    association football referee
    Biography

    Sergey Sergeyevich Lapochkin is a Russian former professional football referee.

  13. Alexey Sokolsky

    Alexey Sokolsky
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1908-1969 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    non-fiction writerchess player
    Biography

    Alexey Pavlovich Sokolsky was a Russian chess player of International Master strength in over-the-board chess, a noted correspondence chess player, and an opening theoretician.

  14. Aleksandr Kobrinsky

    Aleksandr Kobrinsky
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1967-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    juristuniversity teacherpoliticianliterary scholar
    Biography

    Alexander Arkadyevich Kobrinsky is a Russian literary critic, opposition politician and lawyer. Doctor of Philology, professor. Ex-deputy of the Legislative Assembly of Saint Petersburg of the 5th convocation (2011–2016), assistant to the deputy of the Legislative Assembly of Saint Petersburg Boris Vishnevsky (since 2016).

  15. Aleksandra Antonova

    Aleksandra Antonova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1932-2014 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    writerpedagoguetranslatorpoetteacher
    Biography

    Aleksandra Andreevna Antonova was a Russian, Kildin Sámi teacher, writer, poet and translator. Antonova, who was an active Kildin Sámi language practitioner, participated in the work of preparing the official Kildin Sámi written language, which has been used since the 1980s. She was the author of several Kildin Sámi textbooks and fiction books in Kildin Sámi and Russian. In 2012, she was awarded the Gollegiella Prize together with Nina Afanasyeva.

  16. Alexey Parygin

    Alexey Parygin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 59)
    Enrolled in the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia
    Studied in 1982-1989
    Occupations
    paintersculptorartist-curatorperformance artistcollector
    Biography

    Alexey Borisovich Parygin is a Soviet and Russian artist, philosopher, art historian, art theorist and curator. Author of philosophical art projects: Contemplation of Money (1997-2000), Art is a Business (2000-2015), Art in the Forest (2000-2005), City as an Artist's Subjectivity (2019-2020), Posturbanism Art Project (since 2005).

  17. Vladimir Admoni

    Vladimir Admoni
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1909-1993 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    literary scholarliterary historianpoetliterary critictranslator
    Biography

    Vladímir Admóni was a Soviet linguist, literary critic, translator and poet, doctor of philological Sciences (1947), Professor (1948). Correspondent member of Göttingen Academy of Sciences and Humanities, doctor honoris causa at the University of Uppsala. President of the Bureau of the section of literary translation of the Leningrad (now St. Petersburg) branch of USSR (now Russian Federation). He wrote numerous works of the German language, the theory of grammar, essays about German and Scandinavian literature. Verses, prose memoir, poetic and prose translations from German and the Scandinavian languages to Russian (many co-authored with his wife, T. I. Silman). He published a number of own artistic works written in German language or in German translations.

  18. Solomon Mikhlin

    Solomon Mikhlin
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1908-1990 (aged 82)
    Enrolled in the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia
    Studied in 1923-1927
    Occupations
    mathematicianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Solomon Grigor'evich Mikhlin was a Soviet mathematician of who worked in the fields of linear elasticity, singular integrals and numerical analysis: he is best known for the introduction of the symbol of a singular integral operator, which eventually led to the foundation and development of the theory of pseudodifferential operators.

  19. Nina Afanasyeva

    Nina Afanasyeva
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1939-.. (age 84)
    Enrolled in the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia
    Studied in 1963
    Occupations
    teacherpoliticianlinguist
    Biography

    Nina Yeliseyevna Afanasyeva is a Russian-Sami politician and language activist.

  20. Margarita Maratovna Meklina

    Margarita Maratovna Meklina
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 51)
    Enrolled in the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia
    Studied philology
    Occupations
    essayistwriterjournalist
    Biography

    Margarita Maratovna Meklina is a short story writer and novelist.

  21. Boris Pustyntsev

    Boris Pustyntsev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1935-2014 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    translatorhuman rights activist
    Biography

    Boris Pavlovich Pustyntsev was a Russian human rights activist. He was best known as chairman of the charitable organisation St. Petersburg NGO. He was born in Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, Soviet Union.

  22. M. I. Milʹchik

    M. I. Milʹchik
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1934-.. (age 89)
    Occupations
    art historianscientist
    Biography

    Mikhail Isayevich Milchik is a Soviet and Russian art historian, member of the Union of Architects of Russia (since 1984), member of the Councils for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage under the Government of St. Petersburg and the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation. His interests include depictions of architecture on ancient Russian icons, wooden architecture of the Northern Russia, and fortifications architecture. He authored over 300 works, including 22 books, on various subjects related to architecture.

  23. Eldar Efendijev

    Eldar Efendijev
    Born in
    Estonia Flag Estonia
    Years
    1954-.. (age 69)
    Enrolled in the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia
    Studied in 1976
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Eldar Efendijev is an Estonian politician of Azerbaijani descent who was the minister of Population and Ethnic Affairs from 2002 to 2003 and who represented the Estonian Centre Party in the Riigikogu from 2007 to 2015.

  24. Ales Prudnikau

    Ales Prudnikau
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1910-1941 (aged 31)
    Enrolled in the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia
    Studied in 1938
    Occupations
    poetwriter
    Biography

    Ales Prudnikau was a Belarusian poet. He was a cousin of another Belarusian writer, Pavel Prudnikau.

  25. Mina Polyanskaya

    Mina Polyanskaya
    Born in
    Moldova Flag Moldova
    Years
    1945-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    writerliterary scholar
    Biography

    Mina Iosifovna Polyanskaya is a Russian writer, essayist and literary critic.

  26. Boris M. Schein

    Boris M. Schein
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1938-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    mathematicianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Boris Moiseyevich Schein is a Russian-American mathematician, an expert in semigroups, and a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Arkansas.

  27. Alexander Moutchnik

    Alexander Moutchnik
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1976-.. (age 47)
    Enrolled in the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia
    1993-1997 studied political science, sociology, and study of history
    Occupations
    professor
    Biography

    Alexander Moutchnik is a professor of media economics and media management. He focuses on social media, media history, sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Since 2013 Moutchnik has been teaching at the RheinMain University of Applied Sciences in Wiesbaden (Germany) in the Department of Design, Computer Science and Media.

  28. Svetla Vassileva

    Svetla Vassileva
    Born in
    Bulgaria Flag Bulgaria
    Years
    1964-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    author
    Biography

    Svetla Vassileva is a Bulgarian publicist and blogger.

  29. Artem Kiryanov

    Artem Kiryanov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1977-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    member of the State Duma
    Biography

    Artyom Kiryanov is a Russian political figure and deputy of the 8th State Duma. In 2006, he was granted a Candidate of Sciences in juridical sciences degree.