100 Notable alumni of
Moscow State University

Moscow State University is 34th in the world, 12th in Europe, and 1st in Russia by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 100 notable alumni from Moscow State University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Mikhail Gorbachev

    Mikhail Gorbachev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1931-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    politicianjuristenvironmentalist
    Biography

    Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev is a Russian and former Soviet politician. The eighth and final leader of the Soviet Union, he was the General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1985 until 1991. He was also the country's head of state from 1988 until 1991, serving as the chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet from 1988 to 1989, chairman of the Supreme Soviet from 1989 to 1990, and president of the Soviet Union from 1990 to 1991. Ideologically, Gorbachev initially adhered to Marxism–Leninism although he had moved towards social democracy by the early 1990s.

  2. Wassily Kandinsky

    Wassily Kandinsky
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1866-1944 (aged 78)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied economics and law
    Occupations
    painteruniversity teachervisual artistart theoristteacher
    Biography

    Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky was a Russian painter and art theorist. Kandinsky is generally credited as one of the pioneers of abstraction in western art, possibly after Hilma af Klint. Born in Moscow, he spent his childhood in Odessa, where he graduated at Grekov Odessa Art school. He enrolled at the University of Moscow, studying law and economics. Successful in his profession—he was offered a professorship (chair of Roman Law) at the University of Dorpat (today Tartu, Estonia)—Kandinsky began painting studies (life-drawing, sketching and anatomy) at the age of 30.

  3. Sergei Yesenin

    Sergei Yesenin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1895-1925 (aged 30)
    Occupations
    poetwriter
    Biography

    Sergei Alexandrovich Yesenin, sometimes spelled as Esenin, was a Russian lyric poet. He is one of the most popular and well-known Russian poets of the 20th century, known for "his lyrical evocations of and nostalgia for the village life of his childhood – no idyll, presented in all its rawness, with an implied curse on urbanisation and industrialisation."

  4. Alisher Usmanov

    Alisher Usmanov
    Born in
    Uzbekistan Flag Uzbekistan
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1976
    Occupations
    businesspersonentrepreneurinvestorfunctionarypatron of the arts
    Biography

    Alisher Burkhanovich Usmanov is an Uzbek-born Russian businessman and oligarch. By 2022, Usmanov had an estimated net worth of $19.5 billion and was among the world’s 100 wealthiest people.

  5. Boris Pasternak

    Boris Pasternak
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1890-1960 (aged 70)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1908
    Studied in 1913
    Occupations
    writerpoettranslatornovelistplaywright
    Biography

    Boris Leonidovich Pasternak was a Russian poet, novelist, and literary translator. Composed in 1917, Pasternak's first book of poems, My Sister, Life, was published in Berlin in 1922 and soon became an important collection in the Russian language. Pasternak's translations of stage plays by Goethe, Schiller, Calderón de la Barca and Shakespeare remain very popular with Russian audiences.

  6. Boris Berezovsky

    Boris Berezovsky
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1946-2013 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurmathematicianpoliticianeconomistmember of the State Duma
    Biography

    Boris Abramovich Berezovsky, also known as Platon Elenin, was a Russian business oligarch, government official, engineer and mathematician and a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

  7. Lev Vygotsky

    Lev Vygotsky
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1896-1934 (aged 38)
    Occupations
    philosopherpsychologistpedagoguenon-fiction writeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Lev Semyonovich Vygotsky was a Soviet psychologist, known for his work on psychological development in children. He published on a diverse range of subjects, and from multiple views as his perspective changed over the years. Among his students was Alexander Luria and Kharkiv school of psychology.

  8. Andrei Sakharov

    Andrei Sakharov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1921-1989 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    physicisthuman rights activistnuclear physicist
    Biography

    Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov was a Soviet nuclear physicist, dissident, Nobel laureate, and activist for disarmament, peace, and human rights.

  9. Zemfira

    Zemfira
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    singercomposerpoetsinger-songwriterwriter
    Biography

    Zemfira Talgatovna Ramazanova is a Russian rock musician. She has been performing since 1998 and has been popular in Russia and other former Soviet republics. To date Zemfira has sold over 3 million records.

  10. Lena Katina

    Lena Katina
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    singersongwriter
    Biography

    Elena Sergeevna Katina, better known as Lena Katina, is a Russian musician who gained fame as one half of the pop/electronica duo t.A.T.u. She started her career at the age of eight, joining the Russian children's act Avenue, soon after that joining Neposedy. In 1999, producer Ivan Shapovalov chose Katina and Julia Volkova for his project t.A.T.u. The duo would later become Russia's most successful pop music act. The group produced several hits, including "All the Things She Said", "Not Gonna Get Us", and "All About Us". Their first single, "All the Things She Said", peaked at No. 1 in nineteen countries, including the UK, Russia, and Australia.

  11. Vasily Lanovoy

    Vasily Lanovoy
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1934-2021 (aged 87)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1953
    Occupations
    actordrama teacher
    Biography

    Vasily Semyonovich Lanovoy (Russian: Василий Семёнович Лановой; (16 January 1934 – 28 January 2021) was a Soviet and Russian actor who worked in the Vakhtangov Theatre, Moscow. He was also known as the President of Artek Festival of Films for Children. Lanovoy's honours include the KGB Prize, the Lenin Prize, and the title of People's Artist of the USSR. In 2019, he received the title of Hero of Labour of the Russian Federation.

  12. Aram Khachaturian

    Aram Khachaturian
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1903-1978 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    classical composerconductorchoreographermusicologistmusic pedagogue
    Biography

    Aram Ilyich Khachaturian was a Soviet and Armenian composer and conductor. He is considered one of the leading Soviet composers.

  13. Nâzım Hikmet

    Nâzım Hikmet
    Born in
    Greece Flag Greece
    Years
    1902-1963 (aged 61)
    Occupations
    playwrightpoetwriterscreenwriterauthor
    Biography

    Nâzım Hikmet Ran, commonly known as Nâzım Hikmet (Turkish: [naːˈzɯm hicˈmet] (listen)), was a Turkish poet, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, director and memoirist. He was acclaimed for the "lyrical flow of his statements". Described as a "romantic communist" and "romantic revolutionary", he was repeatedly arrested for his political beliefs and spent much of his adult life in prison or in exile. His poetry has been translated into more than fifty languages.

  14. Yevgeny Ponasenkov

    Yevgeny Ponasenkov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1999-2004
    Occupations
    news presenterdirectorpresentersingerwriter
    Biography

    Yevgeni Nikolayevich Ponasenkov is a Russian publicist and media personality. He has written about the Napoleonic era in Russia and is the author of two controversial monographs: "The Truth about the War of 1812" (Russian: «Правда о войне 1812 года», 2004, 408 p.) and "The First Scientific History of the War of 1812" (Russian: «Первая научная история войны 1812 года», 2017, 900 p.)

  15. Alexander Ostrovsky

    Alexander Ostrovsky
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1823-1886 (aged 63)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied jurisprudence
    Occupations
    translatorlibrettistplaywrightjournalistwriter
    Biography

    Alexander Nikolayevich Ostrovsky was a Russian playwright, generally considered the greatest representative of the Russian realistic period. The author of 47 original plays, Ostrovsky "almost single-handedly created a Russian national repertoire." His dramas are among the most widely read and frequently performed stage pieces in Russia.

  16. Lev Kamenev

    Lev Kamenev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1883-1936 (aged 53)
    Occupations
    writerpolitician
    Biography

    Lev Borisovich Kamenev was a Bolshevik revolutionary and a prominent Soviet politician.

  17. Elvira Nabiullina

    Elvira Nabiullina
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    economistpoliticianbankerstatesperson
    Biography

    Elvira Sakhipzadovna Nabiullina is a Russian economist and current head of the Central Bank of Russia. She was Russian President Vladimir Putin's economic adviser from May 2012 to June 2013 after serving as minister of economic development and trade from September 2007 to May 2012. As of 2019, she was listed as the 53rd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.

  18. Ion Iliescu

    Ion Iliescu
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1930-.. (age 92)
    Occupations
    engineerpoliticianrevolutionarynon-fiction writerpropagandist
    Biography

    Ion Iliescu is a Romanian politician and engineer who served as President of Romania from 1989 to 1996 and from 2000 until 2004. Between 1996 and 2000 and also from 2004 to 2008, the year in which he retired, Iliescu was a senator for the Social Democratic Party (PSD), of which he is the founder and honorary president.

  19. Andrey Melnichenko

    Andrey Melnichenko
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    businesspersonentrepreneurpatron of the arts
    Biography

    Andrey Melnichenko is a Russian billionaire entrepreneur. He is the founder and ex-beneficiary of fertilizer producer EuroChem Group and coal producer SUEK, and was a non-executive director in both companies until 9 March 2022.

  20. Nikolai Drozdov

    Nikolai Drozdov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1937-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    naturalisttelevision presenterjournalistzoologistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Nikolay Nikolaievich Drozdov is a Russian doctor of biological sciences, candidate of geographical sciences, zoological sciences, professor of Moscow State University, a public figure, member of the expert council of the national award "Crystal Compass," a member of the media council of the Russian Geographical Society.

  21. Konstantin Paustovsky

    Konstantin Paustovsky
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1892-1968 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    writerjournalistchildren's writerplaywrightopinion journalist
    Biography

    Konstantin Georgiyevich Paustovsky was a Russian Soviet writer nominated for the Nobel Prize for literature in 1965.

  22. Alexander Ivanovich Oparin

    Alexander Ivanovich Oparin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1894-1980 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    biologistbiochemistchemist
    Biography

    Alexander Ivanovich Oparin was a Soviet biochemist notable for his theories about the origin of life, and for his book The Origin of Life. He also studied the biochemistry of material processing by plants and enzyme reactions in plant cells. He showed that many food production processes were based on biocatalysis and developed the foundations for industrial biochemistry in the USSR.

  23. Varlam Shalamov

    Varlam Shalamov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1907-1982 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    writerpoetjournalistprosaist
    Biography

    Varlam Tikhonovich Shalamov, baptized as Varlaam, was a Russian writer, journalist, poet and Gulag survivor. He spent much of the period from 1937 to 1951 imprisoned in forced-labor camps in the Arctic region of Kolyma, due in part to his support of Leon Trotsky and praise of the anti-Soviet writer Ivan Bunin. In 1946, near death, he became a medical assistant while still a prisoner. He remained in that role for the duration of his sentence, then for another two years after being released, until 1953.

  24. AӀexey UӀyukaev

    AӀexey UӀyukaev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    economistpoliticianbankerscientistfinancier
    Biography

    Alexey Valentinovich Ulyukaev is a Russian politician, scientist, and economist. Between 24 June 2013 and 15 November 2016, he held the office of Minister of Economic Development of the Russian Federation in Dmitry Medvedev's Cabinet. From 2004 to 2013, he held the post of Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of Russia. He holds a Doctorate of Economic Sciences. He is currently serving an eight-year prison term in a penal colony on the outskirts of Tver.

  25. Margarita Louis-Dreyfus

    Margarita Louis-Dreyfus
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Margarita Louis-Dreyfus is a Russian-born Swiss billionaire businesswoman, chairperson of the Louis-Dreyfus Group.

  26. Vsevolod Meyerhold

    Vsevolod Meyerhold
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1874-1940 (aged 66)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1895
    Occupations
    actortheatrical directorplaywrightpoliticianfilm director
    Biography

    Vsevolod Emilyevich Meyerhold was a Russian and Soviet theatre director, actor and theatrical producer. His provocative experiments dealing with physical being and symbolism in an unconventional theatre setting made him one of the seminal forces in modern international theatre.

  27. Georgy Lvov

    Georgy Lvov
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1861-1925 (aged 64)
    Occupations
    statespersonpolitician
    Biography

    Prince Georgy Yevgenyevich Lvov was a Russian aristocrat and statesman who served as the first prime minister of republican Russia from 15 March to 20 July 1917. During this time he served as Russia's de facto head of state. Lvov was the last Muscovite and Rurikid head of the Russian state.

  28. Vladislav Doronin

    Vladislav Doronin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    real estate developerart collector
    Biography

    Vladislav Doronin is an international real estate developer and art collector. He is the founder of Moscow-based Capital Group, owner and chairman of Aman Resorts, and chairman and CEO of OKO Group.

  29. Andrey Kolmogorov

    Andrey Kolmogorov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1903-1987 (aged 84)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1920-1925
    Occupations
    mathematiciancomputer scientiststatisticianuniversity teacherphysicist
    Biography

    Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov was a Soviet mathematician who contributed to the mathematics of probability theory, topology, intuitionistic logic, turbulence, classical mechanics, algorithmic information theory and computational complexity.

  30. Vyacheslav Dobrynin

    Vyacheslav Dobrynin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    composersongwritersingerguitaristfilm score composer
    Biography

    Vyacheslav Grigoryevich Dobrynin is a popular Russian composer and singer also known as Doctor Shlyager. He was awarded the People's Artist of Russia in 1996.'

  31. Diana Gurtskaya

    Diana Gurtskaya
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    musiciansinger
    Biography

    Diana Gudaevna Gurtskaya is a blind Russian-Georgian singer. Following a failed attempt in Belarus, Diana, on 1 March 2008, won the Georgian national final with 39.4% of the vote, therefore she represented Georgia at the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest in Belgrade, Serbia. She won a place in the final at the second semi-final on 22 May and finished 11th.

  32. Kim Kyong-hui

    Kim Kyong-hui
    Born in
    North Korea Flag North Korea
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    politicianmilitary officer
    Biography

    Kim Kyong-hui is the aunt of current North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un. She is the daughter of the founding North Korean leader Kim Il-sung and the sister of the late leader Kim Jong-il. She currently serves as Secretary for Organization of the Workers' Party of Korea. An important member of Kim Jong-il's inner circle of trusted friends and advisors, she was director of the WPK Light Industry Department from 1988 to 2012. She was married to Jang Sung-thaek, who was executed in December 2013 in Pyongyang, after being charged with treason and corruption.

  33. Arkady Dvorkovich

    Arkady Dvorkovich
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    economistpoliticianchess officialchess player
    Biography

    Arkady Vladimirovich Dvorkovich is a Russian public servant and economist, who was Deputy Prime Minister in Dmitry Medvedev's Cabinet from 21 May 2012 until 7 May 2018. He was previously an Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation from May 2008 to May 2012.

  34. Leonid Andreyev

    Leonid Andreyev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1871-1919 (aged 48)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1897
    Occupations
    playwrightwriterjournaliststorytellerpoet
    Biography

    Leonid Nikolaievich Andreyev was a Russian playwright, novelist and short-story writer, who is considered to be a father of Expressionism in Russian literature. He is regarded as one of the most talented and prolific representatives of the Silver Age period. Andreyev's style combines elements of realist, naturalist, and symbolist schools in literature. Of his 25 plays, his 1915 play He Who Gets Slapped is regarded as his finest achievement.

  35. Inessa Armand

    Inessa Armand
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1874-1920 (aged 46)
    Occupations
    revolutionaryeditorpolitician
    Biography

    Inessa Fyodorovna Armand was a French-Russian communist politician, member of the Bolsheviks and a feminist who spent most of her life in Russia. Armand, being an important figure in pre-Revolution Russian communist movement and early days of the communist era, had been almost forgotten for a long time (due to deliberate Stalinist censorship, partly in consideration of her relationship with Lenin) until the partial opening of Soviet archives during the 1990s (despite this, many valuable sources regarding her life still remain inaccessible in Russian archives). Historian Michael Pearson wrote about her: "She was to help him (Lenin) recover his position and hone his Bolsheviks into a force that would acquire more power than the tsar, and would herself by 1919 become the most powerful woman in Moscow."

  36. Vissarion Belinsky

    Vissarion Belinsky
    Born in
    Finland Flag Finland
    Years
    1811-1848 (aged 37)
    Occupations
    philosopherwriterliterary criticjournalistviolinist
    Biography

    Vissarion Grigoryevich Belinsky was a Russian literary critic of Westernizing tendency. Belinsky played one of the key roles in the career of poet and publisher Nikolay Nekrasov and his popular magazine Sovremennik. He was the most influential of the Westernizers, especially among the younger generation. He worked primarily as a literary critic, because that area was less heavily censored than political pamphlets. He agreed with Slavophiles that society had precedence over individualism, but he insisted the society had to allow the expression of individual ideas and rights. He strongly opposed Slavophiles on the role of Orthodoxy, which he considered a retrograde force. He emphasized reason and knowledge, and attacked autocracy and theocracy.

  37. Ivan Ilyin

    Ivan Ilyin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1883-1954 (aged 71)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied jurisprudence
    Occupations
    philosopherwriteruniversity teacheropinion journalist
    Biography

    Ivan Alexandrovich Ilyin was a Russian religious and political philosopher, white émigré journalist, and an ideologue of the Russian All-Military Union.

  38. Valery Bryusov

    Valery Bryusov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1873-1924 (aged 51)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1893-1899
    Occupations
    poetwritertranslatorliterary criticscience fiction writer
    Biography

    Valery Yakovlevich Bryusov was a Russian poet, prose writer, dramatist, translator, critic and historian. He was one of the principal members of the Russian Symbolist movement.

  39. Konstantin Balmont

    Konstantin Balmont
    Years
    1867-1942 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    linguistpoetwritertranslator
    Biography

    Konstantin Dmitriyevich Balmont was a Russian symbolist poet and translator who became one of the major figures of the Silver Age of Russian Poetry.

  40. Lyubov Sobol

    Lyubov Sobol
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 2011
    Occupations
    political activistjuristlawyerpoliticianpublic figure
    Biography

    Lyubov Eduardovna Sobol is a Russian political and public figure, and a member of the Russian Opposition Coordination Council (2012–2013). She produces the YouTube channel "Navalny Live" of Alexei Navalny. Sobol was a lawyer of the Anti-Corruption Foundation until its closure in 2021.

  41. Igor Shuvalov

    Igor Shuvalov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1993
    Occupations
    juristpoliticianlawyer
    Biography

    Igor Ivanovich Shuvalov is a Russian politician. Since May 2018 he became the Chairman of State Development Corporation VEB.RF (Ex-Vensheconombank).

  42. Imre Lakatos

    Imre Lakatos
    Born in
    Hungary Flag Hungary
    Years
    1922-1974 (aged 52)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1949
    Occupations
    mathematicianphilosopheruniversity teacherphysicist
    Biography

    Imre Lakatos was a Hungarian philosopher of mathematics and science, known for his thesis of the fallibility of mathematics and its "methodology of proofs and refutations" in its pre-axiomatic stages of development, and also for introducing the concept of the "research programme" in his methodology of scientific research programmes.

  43. Ruslan Khasbulatov

    Ruslan Khasbulatov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1965
    Occupations
    politicianuniversity teachereconomist
    Biography

    Ruslan Imranovich Khasbulatov is a Russian economist and politician and the former Chairman of Parliament of Russia of Chechen descent who played a central role in the events leading to the 1993 constitutional crisis in the Russian Federation.

  44. Alexander Bogdanov

    Alexander Bogdanov
    Born in
    Poland Flag Poland
    Years
    1873-1928 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    philosophereconomistphysicianwriterpoet
    Biography

    Alexander Aleksandrovich Bogdanov, born Alexander Malinovsky, was a Russian and later Soviet physician, philosopher, science fiction writer, and Bolshevik revolutionary.

  45. Tony Hoare

    Tony Hoare
    Born in
    Sri Lanka Flag Sri Lanka
    Years
    1934-.. (age 88)
    Occupations
    computer scientistengineerprogrammerwriteruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Sir Charles Antony Richard Hoare FRS FREng (born 11 January 1934) is a British computer scientist who has made foundational contributions to programming languages, algorithms, operating systems, formal verification, and concurrent computing. His work earned him the Turing Award, usually regarded as the highest distinction in computer science, in 1980.

  46. Nur Muhammad Taraki

    Nur Muhammad Taraki
    Born in
    Afghanistan Flag Afghanistan
    Years
    1917-1979 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    politicianpoetwriterjournalist
    Biography

    Nur Muhammad Taraki was an Afghan revolutionary communist politician, journalist and writer. He was a founding member of the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) who served as its General Secretary from 1965 to 1979 and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council from 1978 to 1979.

  47. Yulian Semyonov

    Yulian Semyonov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1931-1993 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    screenwriterplaywrightwriterjournalistpoet
    Biography

    Yulian Semyonovich Semyonov, pen-name of Yulian Semyonovich Lyandres (Russian: Ля́ндрес) (October 8, 1931 – September 15, 1993), was a Soviet and Russian writer of spy fiction and detective fiction, also scriptwriter and poet. He is well known for creating the fictional spy Stierlitz.

  48. Samad Vurgun

    Samad Vurgun
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1906-1956 (aged 50)
    Occupations
    poetuniversity teacherplaywrightpolitician
    Biography

    Samad Vurgun was an Azerbaijani and Soviet poet, dramatist, public figure, first People's Artist of the Azerbaijan SSR (1943), academician of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (1945), laureate of two Stalin Prizes of second degree (1941, 1942), and member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1940.

  49. Pyotr Aven

    Pyotr Aven
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politicianbankereconomistRussian oligarch
    Biography

    Petr Olegovich Aven is a Russian oligarch, businessman, economist and politician. Until March 2022 he headed Alfa-Bank, Russia's largest commercial bank. In March 2022, he resigned from the board of directors at Alfa-Bank and LetterOne Group to help them avoid sanctions.

  50. Elsa Triolet

    Elsa Triolet
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1896-1970 (aged 74)
    Occupations
    writerscreenwriterFrench Resistance fighterpoet
    Biography

    Elsa Triolet was a Russian-French writer and translator.

  51. Alexandra Marinina

    Alexandra Marinina
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    writerjurist
    Biography

    Alexandra Marinina Russian: Алекса́ндра Мари́нина is a best-selling Russian writer of detective stories.

  52. Pyotr Olegovich Tolstoy

    Pyotr Olegovich Tolstoy
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    journalistpoliticianmind gamertelevision presenterpropagandist
    Biography

    Pyotr Olegovich Tolstoy is a Russian journalist, producer, presenter and politician. He is the Deputy Chairman of the State Duma since 5 October 2016.

  53. Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balart

    Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balart
    Born in
    Cuba Flag Cuba
    Years
    1949-2018 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    physicistpoliticiannuclear physicist
    Biography

    Fidel Ángel Castro Díaz-Balart was a Cuban nuclear physicist and government official. Frequently known by the diminutive Fidelito (little Fidel), he was the eldest son of Cuban leader Fidel Castro and his first wife, Mirta Diaz-Balart.

  54. Konstantin Ushinsky

    Konstantin Ushinsky
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1823-1870 (aged 47)
    Occupations
    pedagoguewriterteacher
    Biography

    Konstanty Dmytrovych Ushynsky was a Ukrainian and Russian teacher and writer, credited as the founder of scientific pedagogy in Russia.

  55. Valentin Yumashev

    Valentin Yumashev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    journalistpolitician
    Biography

    Valentin Borisovich Yumashev is a Russian journalist, politician and businessman-developer, who is the son-in-law of former President Boris Yeltsin and a member of his inner circle. He was Editor-in-Chief of Ogonyok from 1995 to 1996. In 1996, he was appointed adviser to President Boris Yeltsin for public relations. In March 1997, Yumashev succeeded Anatoly Chubais in the powerful position of the Chairman of the Presidential Executive Office. In December 1998, he was dismissed from that position. He now works in real estate development.

  56. Timur Kulibayev

    Timur Kulibayev
    Born in
    Kazakhstan Flag Kazakhstan
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    economistpoliticianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Timur Askaruly Kulibayev is a Kazakh business oligarch and son-in-law of former Kazakh president Nursultan Nazarbayev. Kulibayev has held several positions in important state-owned enterprises that manage Kazakhstan's natural resources, and has immense influence over the country's hydrocarbon industry. He is the former Chairman of the Management Board of Samruk-Kazyna National Welfare Fund and a member of the Board of Directors of the Gazprom company. As of June 2020, he had an estimated net worth of $3.0 billion. Kulibayev has been called "the most important business figure in the resource-rich" Republic of Kazakhstan by The Daily Telegraph.

  57. Dinh The Huynh

    Dinh The Huynh
    Born in
    Vietnam Flag Vietnam
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Đinh Thế Huynh is a Vietnamese politician and journalist who served as Executive Secretary of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Vietnam, one of the country's five key leaders along with the General Secretary, President, Prime Minister, and the Chairman of the National Assembly. Once rumored to become the next Secretary-General, he stepped down in 2018 due to illness.

  58. Andrey Belousov

    Andrey Belousov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Andrey Removich Belousov is a Russian economist and politician, serving as First Deputy Prime Minister since 21 January 2020. Previously, he was an Assistant to the President of Russia and Minister of Economic Development. His name is often floated as a potential successor to President Vladimir Putin.

  59. Vyacheslav Nikonov

    Vyacheslav Nikonov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politicianhistorianmember of the State Duma
    Biography

    Vyacheslav Alekseyevich Nikonov is a Russian political scientist. He is a grandson of Vyacheslav Molotov, prominent Bolshevik and Soviet foreign minister under Joseph Stalin, whom he was named after, and Polina Zhemchuzhina, a Soviet politician.

  60. Alexander Mamut

    Alexander Mamut
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    investorbankerlawyer
    Biography

    Alexander Leonidovich Mamut also spelled Aleksandr, is a Russian billionaire lawyer, banker and investor.

  61. Konstantin Malofeev

    Konstantin Malofeev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1996
    Occupations
    managerentrepreneurinvestor
    Biography

    Konstantin Valeryevich Malofeev is a Russian businessman and chairman of non-government pro-monarchism organisation Society for the Development of Russian Historical Education Double-Headed Eagle. He is chairman of the board of directors of the media group Tsargrad dedicated to Russian Orthodox Christianity and support of President Vladimir Putin. He is also a founder of the international investment fund Marshall Capital Partners, member of the board of trustees of the non-profit partnership Safe Internet League and chairman of the Saint Basil the Great Charitable Foundation. He has been on the list of personal sanctions imposed by the US, EU, and Canada since 2014. In 2017, Ukraine put Malofeev on the international wanted list, accusing him of creating illegal paramilitary groups.

  62. Albert Tumenov

    Albert Tumenov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1991-.. (age 31)
    Occupations
    mixed martial arts fighterboxer
    Biography

    Albert Khuseinovich Tumenov is a Russian professional mixed martial artist and former amateur boxer. Tumenov competes in the welterweight division of the Absolute Championship Berkut where he is the two time ACA Welterweight Champion. A professional competitor since 2010, Tumenov has also competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).

  63. Dmitry Ilyich Ulyanov

    Dmitry Ilyich Ulyanov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1874-1943 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    physicianrevolutionaryjournalistmemoiristpolitician
    Biography

    Dmitri Ilyich Ulyanov was a Russian and Soviet physician and revolutionary, the younger brother of Aleksandr Ulyanov and Vladimir Lenin.

  64. Alexander Poskrebyshev

    Alexander Poskrebyshev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1891-1965 (aged 74)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1927
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Alexander Nikolaevich Poskrebyshev was a Soviet politician and a state and Communist Party functionary. A member of the Communist Party since March 1917, he was chief of the special department of the Central Committee of the Communist Party (personal chancellery of Stalin, 1928–1953).

  65. Alexander Khinshtein

    Alexander Khinshtein
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalistwritermember of the State Duma
    Biography

    Alexander Khinshtein is a Soviet and Russian journalist and politician. He is a deputy from the Samara constituency of the State Duma of the Russian Federal Assembly. He was a member of the 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th State Dumas. He is currently a member of the 8th State Duma. Deputy Secretary of the General Council of United Russia since 23 November 2019, Chairman of the Committee of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on Information Policy, Information Technologies and Communications since 22 January 2020.

  66. Vitaly Ginzburg

    Vitaly Ginzburg
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1916-2009 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    physicistastrophysicistinventoruniversity teacherscientist
    Biography

    Vitaly Lazarevich Ginzburg, ForMemRS was a Russian theoretical physicist who was honored with the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2003, together with Alexei Abriksov and Anthony Leggett for their "pioneering contributions to the theory of superconductors and superfluids."

  67. Maximilian Voloshin

    Maximilian Voloshin
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1877-1932 (aged 55)
    Occupations
    painterpoetwriterliterary critictranslator
    Biography

    Maximilian Alexandrovich Kirienko-Voloshin, commonly known as Max Voloshin (May 28, 1877 – November 8, 1932), was a Russian poet. He was one of the significant representatives of the symbolist movement in Russian culture and literature. He became famous as a poet and a critic of literature and the arts, being published in many contemporary magazines of the early 20th century, including Vesy, Zolotoye runo ('The Golden Fleece'), and Apollon. He was known for his translations of a number of French poetic and prose works into Russian.

  68. Mikhail Abyzov

    Mikhail Abyzov
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Mikhail Anatolyevich Abyzov is a manager in the Russian energy and engineering industry, He is chairman of the board of directors of Russia's biggest engineering company, E4 Group.

  69. Pavel Sukhoi

    Pavel Sukhoi
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1895-1975 (aged 80)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1914-1915
    Occupations
    aerospace engineerinventordesign engineer
    Biography

    Pavel Osipovich Sukhoi was a Soviet aerospace engineer and aircraft designer known as the founder of the Sukhoi Design Bureau. Sukhoi designed military aircraft with Tupolev and Sukhoi for 50 years, and produced many notable Soviet planes such as the Sukhoi Su-7, Su-17, and Su-24. His planes set two altitude world records (1959, 1962) and two world speed records (1960, 1962). Sukhoi was honored in the Soviet Union as a Hero of Socialist Labor and awarded the Order of Lenin three times.

  70. Vahan Terian

    Vahan Terian
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1885-1920 (aged 35)
    Occupations
    poettranslatorwriterpublic figure
    Biography

    Vahan Terian was an Armenian poet, lyrist and public activist. He is known for his sorrowful, romantic poems, the most famous of which are still read and sung in their musical versions.

  71. Natalya Estemirova

    Natalya Estemirova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1958-2009 (aged 51)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied journalism
    Occupations
    journalisthuman rights activistwriterlecturer
    Biography

    Natalya Khusainovna Estemirova was a Russian human rights activist and board member of the Russian human rights organization Memorial. Estemirova was abducted by unknown persons on 15 July 2009 around 8:30 a.m. from her home in Grozny, Chechnya, as she was working on "extremely sensitive" cases of human rights abuses in Chechnya. Two witnesses reported they saw Estemirova being pushed into a car shouting that she was being abducted. Her remains were found with bullet wounds in the head and chest area at 4:30 p.m. in woodland 100 metres (330 ft) away from the federal road "Kavkaz" near the village of Gazi-Yurt, Ingushetia.

  72. Vladimir Arnold

    Vladimir Arnold
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1937-2010 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    mathematiciantopologistuniversity teacherphysicist
    Biography

    Vladimir Igorevich Arnold was a Soviet and Russian mathematician. While he is best known for the Kolmogorov–Arnold–Moser theorem regarding the stability of integrable systems, he made important contributions in several areas including dynamical systems theory, algebra, catastrophe theory, topology, algebraic geometry, symplectic geometry, differential equations, classical mechanics, hydrodynamics and singularity theory, including posing the ADE classification problem, since his first main result—the solution of Hilbert's thirteenth problem in 1957 at the age of 19. He co-founded two new branches of mathematics—KAM theory, and topological Galois theory (this, with his student Askold Khovanskii).

  73. Igor Tamm

    Igor Tamm
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1895-1971 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    theoretical physicistinventoruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm was a Soviet physicist who received the 1958 Nobel Prize in Physics, jointly with Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov and Ilya Mikhailovich Frank, for their 1934 discovery of Cherenkov radiation.

  74. Viktor Chernov

    Viktor Chernov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1873-1952 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    politicianwriterjournalist
    Biography

    Viktor Mikhailovich Chernov was a Russian revolutionary and one of the founders of the Russian Socialist-Revolutionary Party. He was the primary party theoretician or the 'brain' of the party, and was more of an analyst than a political leader. Following the February Revolution of 1917, Chernov was Minister for Agriculture in the Russian Provisional Government and advocating immediate land reform. Later on, he was Chairman of the Russian Constituent Assembly.

  75. Lev Shestov

    Lev Shestov
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1866-1938 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    philosopheruniversity teacherwriterliterary historian
    Biography

    Lev Isaakovich Shestov, born Yehuda Leib Shvartsman (Russian: Иегуда Лейб Шварцман), was a Russian existentialist and religious philosopher. He is best known for his critiques of both philosophic rationalism and scientism. His work advocated a movement beyond reason and metaphysics, arguing that these are incapable of conclusively establishing truth about ultimate problems, including the nature of God or existence. Contemporary scholars have associated his work with the label "anti-philosophy."

  76. Immanuel Velikovsky

    Immanuel Velikovsky
    Born in
    Belarus Flag Belarus
    Years
    1895-1979 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    psychologistsociologistpsychiatristwritermythographer
    Biography

    Immanuel Velikovsky was a Jewish, Russian-American psychoanalyst, writer, and catastrophist. He is the author of several books offering pseudohistorical interpretations of ancient history, including the U.S. bestseller Worlds in Collision published in 1950. Velikovsky's work is frequently cited as a canonical example of pseudoscience and has been used as an example of the demarcation problem.

  77. Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko

    Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1858-1943 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    dramaturgedirectortheatre criticscreenwriteropera director
    Biography

    Vladimir Ivanovich Nemirovich-Danchenko, was a Soviet and Russian theatre director, writer, pedagogue, playwright, producer and theatre administrator, who founded the Moscow Art Theatre with his colleague, Konstantin Stanislavski, in 1898.

  78. Yusif Mammadaliyev

    Yusif Mammadaliyev
    Born in
    Azerbaijan Flag Azerbaijan
    Years
    1905-1961 (aged 56)
    Occupations
    chemistpolitician
    Biography

    Yusif Haydar oglu Mammadaliyev was an Azerbaijani chemist. He was a Doctor of Chemistry, academician of the National Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijan SSR, and was the president of the National Academy of Sciences of the Azerbaijan SSR.

  79. Roza Otunbayeva

    Roza Otunbayeva
    Born in
    Kyrgyzstan Flag Kyrgyzstan
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Roza Isakovna Otunbayeva is a Kyrgyz diplomat and politician who served as the President of Kyrgyzstan from 7 April 2010 until 1 December 2011, becoming the first female Central Asian head of state. She was sworn in on July 3, 2010, after acting as interim leader following the 2010 April Revolution, which led to the ousting of President Kurmanbek Bakiyev. She previously served as Minister of Foreign Affairs and as head of the parliamentary caucus for the Social Democratic Party of Kyrgyzstan.

  80. Olga Lyubimova

    Olga Lyubimova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    civil servant
    Biography

    Olga Borisovna Lyubimova is a Russian politician serving as the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation. She was appointed on 21 January 2020. Prior to her current appointment, Lyubimova has served the Deputy Minister of Culture since 2015 and as the head of its cinematography department since 2018.

  81. Alexander Novak

    Alexander Novak
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 2009
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Alexander Valentinovich Novak is a Russian politician who is the current Deputy Prime Minister of Russia since 2020.

  82. Anatoly Lukyanov

    Anatoly Lukyanov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1930-2019 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    politicianpoetmember of the State Duma
    Biography

    Anatoly Ivanovich Lukyanov was a Russian Communist politician who was the Chairman of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR between 15 March 1990 and 4 September 1991. One of the founders of the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF) in 1993, he was described by its leader Gennady Zyuganov as having been the Deng Xiaoping of the party. He published books of poetry under his own name and under the pseudonyms Osenev (Осенев) and Dneprov (Днепров).

  83. Sergei Efron

    Sergei Efron
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1893-1941 (aged 48)
    Occupations
    poetphilosopherwriter
    Biography

    Sergei Yakovlevich Efron was a Russian Empire poet, officer of White Army and husband of Marina Tsvetaeva. While in emigration, he was recruited by the Soviet NKVD. After returning to USSR from France, he was executed.

  84. Olga Golodets

    Olga Golodets
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Olga Golodets is Russian politician and economist who served as a deputy prime minister from 2012–2020. She was the most senior woman in the Russian government.

  85. Viktor Sadovnichiy

    Viktor Sadovnichiy
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1939-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    mathematicianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Viktor Antonovich Sadovnichiy is a Russian mathematician, winner of the 1989 USSR State Prize, and since 1992 he has been the rector of Moscow State University. One of the main opinion leaders in Russia, Sadovnichiy has significant political and social influence.

  86. Sergei Bulgakov

    Sergei Bulgakov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1871-1944 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    philosophertheologianeconomistpolitician
    Biography

    Sergei Nikolaevich Bulgakov was a Russian Orthodox theologian, priest, philosopher, and economist.

  87. Mstislav Keldysh

    Mstislav Keldysh
    Born in
    Latvia Flag Latvia
    Years
    1911-1978 (aged 67)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1927-1931
    Occupations
    mathematicianengineeruniversity teacherpoliticianphysicist
    Biography

    Mstislav Vsevolodovich Keldysh was a Soviet scientist in the field of mathematics and mechanics, academician of the USSR Academy of Sciences (1946), President of the USSR Academy of Sciences (1961–1975), three time Hero of Socialist Labor (1956, 1961, 1971), and fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (1968). He was one of the key figures behind Soviet space program. Among scientific circles of USSR Keldysh was known with epithet "the Chief Theoretician" in analogy with epithet "the Chief Designer" used for Sergey Korolyov.

  88. Vyacheslav von Plehve

    Vyacheslav von Plehve
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1846-1904 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Vyacheslav Konstantinovich von Plehve; (20 April [O.S. 8 April] 1846 – 28 July [O.S. 15 July] 1904) served as a director of Imperial Russia's police from 1881 to 1884 and later as Minister of the Interior (in office: 1902–1904) prior to his assassination.

  89. Sergei Filin

    Sergei Filin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    ballet dancerdancer
    Biography

    Sergei Yurevitch Filin is a Russian ballet dancer and the former artistic director of the Bolshoi Theater from 2011 through 2016. He is currently the Director of the Young Artists Ballet Program at the Bolshoi Theatre. Previously, he was the artistic director of the ballet at the Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre, serving in this capacity from 2008 to 2011.

  90. Lev Pontryagin

    Lev Pontryagin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1908-1988 (aged 80)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1925-1929
    Occupations
    mathematician
    Biography

    Lev Semenovich Pontryagin was a Soviet mathematician. He was born in Moscow and lost his eyesight completely due to an unsuccessful eye surgery after a primus stove explosion when he was 14. Despite his blindness he was able to become one of the greatest mathematicians of the 20th century, partially with the help of his mother Tatyana Andreevna who read mathematical books and papers (notably those of Heinz Hopf, J. H. C. Whitehead, and Hassler Whitney) to him. He made major discoveries in a number of fields of mathematics, including optimal control, algebraic topology and differential topology.

  91. Nino Burjanadze

    Nino Burjanadze
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politicianuniversity teacherlawyer
    Biography

    Nino Burjanadze is a Georgian politician and lawyer who served as Chairperson of the Parliament of Georgia from November 2001 to June 2008. As the first woman she has served as the acting head of state of Georgia twice; the first time from 23 November 2003 to 25 January 2004 in the wake of Eduard Shevardnadze's resignation during the Rose Revolution, and again from 25 November 2007 to 20 January 2008, when Mikheil Saakashvili stepped down to rerun in the early presidential elections. She withdrew into opposition to Saakashvili as the leader of the Democratic Movement-United Georgia party in 2008. In October 2013, she ran in the presidential election, competing against 22 candidates. She ended third with 10 percent of the vote.

  92. Maxim Suraykin

    Maxim Suraykin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 2003
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Maxim Alexandrovich Suraykin is a Russian politician who has been the leader of the political party Communists of Russia since 2012 and member of the Legislative Assembly of Ulyanovsk Oblast since 2018.

  93. Sergey Lazo

    Sergey Lazo
    Born in
    Moldova Flag Moldova
    Years
    1894-1920 (aged 26)
    Occupations
    politicianrevolutionarymilitary personnel
    Biography

    Sergey Georgiyevich Lazo (Russian: Серге́й Гео́ргиевич Лазо́, Romanian: Serghei Lazo; March 7, 1894 – April or May 1920) was a Russian nobleman, officer of the Imperial Russian Army, and Bolshevik leader in the October 1917 Revolution in the Russian Far East.

  94. Alexy I of Moscow

    Alexy I of Moscow
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1877-1970 (aged 93)
    Occupations
    priesttheologianmonk
    Biography

    Patriarch Alexy I was the 13th Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus', Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) between 1945 and 1970.

  95. Ruben Karlenovich Vardanyan

    Ruben Karlenovich Vardanyan
    Born in
    Armenia Flag Armenia
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Ruben Karlenovich Vardanyan is an Armenian-born Russian businessman. He is the former CEO and shareholder of the "Troika Dialog" investment bank (1992—2012).

  96. Marina Litvinovich

    Marina Litvinovich
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1997
    Occupations
    politiciancampaign managerpolitical scientistjournalistcivil rights advocate
    Biography

    Marina Alekseyevna Litvinovich is a Russian opposition activist and politician.

  97. Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia

    Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1859-1919 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    historianlepidopteristmilitary personnelentomologistnecropolis scholar
    Biography

    Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia was the eldest son of Grand Duke Michael Nikolaevich of Russia and a first cousin of Alexander III.

  98. Israel Gelfand

    Israel Gelfand
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1913-2009 (aged 96)
    Occupations
    mathematicianbiologistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Israel Moiseevich Gelfand, also written Israïl Moyseyovich Gel'fand, or Izrail M. Gelfand was a prominent Soviet mathematician. He made significant contributions to many branches of mathematics, including group theory, representation theory and functional analysis. The recipient of many awards, including the Order of Lenin and the first Wolf Prize, he was a Foreign Fellow of the Royal Society and professor at Moscow State University and, after immigrating to the United States shortly before his 76th birthday, at Rutgers University. Gelfand is also a 1994 MacArthur Fellow.

  99. Levko Lukianenko

    Levko Lukianenko
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    Years
    1928-2018 (aged 90)
    Enrolled in Moscow State University
    Studied in 1958
    Occupations
    diplomathuman rights activistwriterpolitician
    Biography

    Levko Hryhorovych Lukianenko was a Ukrainian politician, Soviet dissident, and Hero of Ukraine. He was one of the founders of Ukrainian Helsinki Group in 1976 and was elected a leader of the revived Ukrainian Helsinki Group, the Ukrainian Helsinki Association, in 1988.

  100. Gavriil Popov

    Gavriil Popov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    Years
    1936-.. (age 86)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Gavriil Kharitonovich Popov is a Russian politician and economist. He served as the mayor of Moscow from 1991 until he resigned in 1992.