The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies
Famous people of Russian origin
Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Lenin (1870 - 1924)

Russian revolutionary
Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin (66)

Russian politician
Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova (32)

Russian tennis player
Roman Abramovich

Roman Abramovich (52)

Russian businessman and politician
Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy (1828 - 1910)

Russian writer
Fedor Emelianenko

Fedor Emelianenko (42)

Russian mixed martial artist
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821 - 1881)

Russian writer and philosopher
Anna Kournikova

Anna Kournikova (38)

Russian tennis player
Ivan Pavlov

Ivan Pavlov (1849 - 1936)

Russian physiologist
Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov (1860 - 1904)

Russian physician and author
Anne Vyalitsyna

Anne Vyalitsyna (33)

Russian model
Alexander Ovechkin

Alexander Ovechkin (33)

Russian ice hockey player
Sergei Rachmaninoff

Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873 - 1943)

Russian composer, pianist, and conductor
Boris Yeltsin

Boris Yeltsin (1931 - 2007)

Russian politician, 1st President of Russia
Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov (1899 - 1977)

Russian novelist, professor, and lepidopterist
Lev Vygotsky

Lev Vygotsky (1896 - 1934)

Russian psychologist
Eduard Khil

Eduard Khil (1934 - 2012)

Russian singer
Dmitry Medvedev

Dmitry Medvedev (53)

Russian politician, 3rd President of Russia
Andrei Chikatilo

Andrei Chikatilo (1936 - 1994)

Russian serial killer
Garry Kasparov

Garry Kasparov (56)

Russian chess player
Mikhail Baryshnikov

Mikhail Baryshnikov (71)

Russian dancer, choreographer, and actor
Andrei Arshavin

Andrei Arshavin (38)

Russian footballer
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918 - 2008)

Russian novelist, dramatist, and historian
Maria Kirilenko

Maria Kirilenko (32)

Russian tennis player
Pavel Datsyuk

Pavel Datsyuk (41)

Russian ice hockey player
Maxim Gorky

Maxim Gorky (1868 - 1936)

Russian author
Evgeni Malkin

Evgeni Malkin (33)

Russian ice hockey player
Anna Pavlova

Anna Pavlova (1881 - 1931)

Russian ballerina
Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Nureyev (1938 - 1993)

Russian dancer and choreographer
Georgy Zhukov

Georgy Zhukov (1896 - 1974)

Russian general
Mikhail Kalashnikov

Mikhail Kalashnikov (1919 - 2013)

Russian general, designed the AK-47
Nail Yakupov

Nail Yakupov (25)

Russian ice hockey player
Grigori Perelman

Grigori Perelman (53)

Russian mathematician
Constantin Stanislavski

Constantin Stanislavski (1863 - 1938)

Russian actor and director
Mikhail Prokhorov

Mikhail Prokhorov (54)

Russian businessman
Rosa Luxemburg

Rosa Luxemburg (1871 - 1919)

Russian economist and philosopher
Svetlana Alliluyeva

Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926 - 2011)

Russian daughter of Joseph Stalin
Alexander Emelianenko

Alexander Emelianenko (38)

Russian mixed martial artist
Marat Safin

Marat Safin (39)

Russian tennis player