Famous people on Russia's street names


Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Lenin 2495 Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, better known as Vladimir Lenin, was a Russian revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He served as the first and founding head of government of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic from 1917 until his death in 1924, and of the Soviet Union from 1922 until his death. Under his administration, Russia, and later the Soviet Union, became a one-party socialist state governed by the Communist Party. Ideologically a Marxist, his developments to the ideology are called Leninism.

Yuri Gagarin

Yuri Gagarin 1278 Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was a Soviet pilot and cosmonaut who, aboard the first successful crewed spaceflight, became the first human to journey into outer space. Travelling on Vostok 1, Gagarin completed one orbit of Earth on 12 April 1961, with his flight taking 108 minutes. By achieving this major milestone for the Soviet Union amidst the Space Race, he became an international celebrity and was awarded many medals and titles, including the nation's highest distinction: Hero of the Soviet Union.

Sergei Kirov

Sergei Kirov 1045 Sergei Mironovich Kirov was a Russian and Soviet politician and Bolshevik revolutionary.           

Alexander Pushkin

Alexander Pushkin 923 Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin was a Russian poet, playwright, and novelist of the Romantic era. He is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet, as well as the founder of modern Russian literature.

Maxim Gorky

Maxim Gorky 914 Alexei Maximovich Peshkov, popularly known as Maxim Gorky, was a Russian and Soviet writer and socialism proponent. He was nominated five times for the Nobel Prize in Literature. Before his success as an author, he travelled widely across the Russian Empire changing jobs frequently, experiences which would later influence his writing.

Mikhail Kalinin

Mikhail Kalinin 879 Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin was a Soviet politician and Russian Old Bolshevik revolutionary. He served as head of state of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic and later of the Soviet Union from 1919 to 1946. From 1926, he was a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.

Vasily Chapayev

Vasily Chapayev 707 Vasily Ivanovich Chapayev or Chapaev was a Russian soldier and Red Army commander during the Russian Civil War.

Karl Marx

Karl Marx 671 Karl Marx was a German-born philosopher, economist, political theorist, historian, sociologist, journalist, and revolutionary socialist. His best-known works are the 1848 pamphlet The Communist Manifesto and the three-volume Das Kapital (1867–1894); the latter employs his critical approach of historical materialism in an analysis of capitalism and is the culmination of his intellectual efforts. Marx's ideas and theories and their subsequent development, collectively known as Marxism, have exerted enormous influence on modern intellectual, economic and political history.

Mikhail Lermontov

Mikhail Lermontov 525 Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov was a Russian Romantic writer, poet and painter, sometimes called "the poet of the Caucasus", the most important Russian poet after Alexander Pushkin's death in 1837 and the greatest figure in Russian Romanticism. His influence on later Russian literature is still felt in modern times, not only through his poetry, but also through his prose, which founded the tradition of the Russian psychological novel.

Felix Dzerzhinsky

Felix Dzerzhinsky 517 Felix Edmundovich Dzerzhinsky, nicknamed "Iron Felix", was a Bolshevik revolutionary and politician. From 1917 until his death in 1926, he led the first two Soviet secret police organizations, the Cheka and the OGPU, establishing state security organs for the post-revolutionary Soviet regime. He was one of the architects of the Red Terror and de-Cossackization.

Valery Chkalov

Valery Chkalov 508 Valery Pavlovich Chkalov was a test pilot awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union (1936).       

Yakov Sverdlov

Yakov Sverdlov 490 Yakov Mikhailovich Sverdlov was a Bolshevik Party administrator and chairman of the All-Russian Central Executive Committee from 1917 to 1919. He is sometimes regarded as the first head of state of the Soviet Union, although it was not established until 1922, three years after his death.

Ivan Michurin (biologist)

Ivan Michurin (biologist) 483 Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin was a Russian practitioner of selection to produce new types of crop plants, Honorable Member of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, and academician of the Lenin All-Union Academy of Agriculture.

Vladimir Mayakovsky

Vladimir Mayakovsky 478 Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky was a Russian and Soviet poet, playwright, artist, and actor.     

Nikolay Nekrasov

Nikolay Nekrasov 471 Nikolay Alexeyevich Nekrasov was a Russian poet, writer, critic and publisher, whose deeply compassionate poems about the Russian peasantry made him a hero of liberal and radical circles in the Russian intelligentsia of the mid-nineteenth century, particularly as represented by Vissarion Belinsky and Nikolay Chernyshevsky. He is credited with introducing into Russian poetry ternary meters and the technique of dramatic monologue. As the editor of several literary journals, notably Sovremennik, Nekrasov was also singularly successful and influential.

Nikolai Gogol

Nikolai Gogol 456 Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol was a Russian novelist, short story writer, and playwright of Ukrainian origin.

Mikhail Frunze

Mikhail Frunze 451 Mikhail Vasilyevich Frunze was a Soviet revolutionary, politician, army officer and military theorist. Born to a Bessarabian father and a Russian mother in Russian Turkestan, Frunze attended the Saint Petersburg Polytechnical University and became an active member of the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (RSDLP). Following the RSDLP ideological split, he sided with Vladimir Lenin's Bolshevik faction. He led the textile workers strike in Ivanovo during the 1905 Russian Revolution, for which he was later sentenced to death before being commuted to life-long hard labour in Siberia. He escaped ten years later and took active part in the 1917 February Revolution in Minsk and the October Revolution in Moscow.

Anton Chekhov

Anton Chekhov 416 Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was a Russian playwright and physician. His career as a playwright produced four classics, and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics. Along with Henrik Ibsen and August Strindberg, Chekhov is often referred to as one of the three seminal figures in the birth of early modernism in the theatre. Chekhov was a physician by profession. "Medicine is my lawful wife", he once said, "and literature is my mistress."

Nikolai Podgorny

Nikolai Podgorny 406 Nikolai Viktorovich Podgorny was a Soviet statesman who served as the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet, the head of state of the Soviet Union, from 1965 to 1977.

Valerian Kuybyshev

Valerian Kuybyshev 402 Valerian Vladimirovich Kuybyshev was a Russian revolutionary, Red Army officer, and prominent Soviet politician.

Alexander Ostrovsky

Alexander Ostrovsky 384 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.

Leo Tolstoy

Leo Tolstoy 374 Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy, usually referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy, was a Russian writer. He is regarded as one of the greatest and most influential authors of all time. He received nominations for the Nobel Prize in Literature every year from 1902 to 1906 and for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1901, 1902, and 1909.

Alexander Matrosov

Alexander Matrosov 374 Alexander Matveyevich Matrosov was a Soviet infantry soldier during the Second World War, posthumously awarded the title of the Hero of the Soviet Union for blocking a German machine-gun with his body.

Alexander Suvorov

Alexander Suvorov 358 Count Alexander Vasilyevich Suvorov-Rymniksky, Prince of Italy, was a Russian general and military theorist in the service of the Russian Empire.

Nadezhda Krupskaya

Nadezhda Krupskaya 344 Nadezhda Konstantinovna Krupskaya was a Russian revolutionary and the wife of Vladimir Lenin.       

Mikhail Lomonosov

Mikhail Lomonosov 334 Mikhail Vasilyevich Lomonosov was a Russian polymath, scientist and writer, who made important contributions to literature, education, and science. Among his discoveries were the atmosphere of Venus and the law of conservation of mass in chemical reactions. His spheres of science were natural science, chemistry, physics, mineralogy, history, art, philology, optical devices and others. The founder of modern geology, Lomonosov was also a poet and influenced the formation of the modern Russian literary language.

Friedrich Engels

Friedrich Engels 312 Friedrich Engels was a German philosopher, political theorist, historian, journalist, and revolutionary socialist. He was also a businessman and Karl Marx's closest friend and collaborator.

Vladimir Komarov

Vladimir Komarov 305 Vladimir Mikhaylovich Komarov was a Soviet test pilot, aerospace engineer, and cosmonaut. In October 1964, he commanded Voskhod 1, the first spaceflight to carry more than one crew member. He became the first Soviet cosmonaut to fly in space twice when he was selected as the solo pilot of Soyuz 1, its first crewed test flight. A parachute failure caused his Soyuz capsule to crash into the ground after re-entry on 24 April 1967, making him the first human to die in a space flight.

Taras Shevchenko

Taras Shevchenko 285 Taras Hryhorovych Shevchenko was a Ukrainian poet, writer, artist, public and political figure, folklorist and ethnographer. He was a fellow of the Imperial Academy of Arts and a member of the Brotherhood of Saints Cyril and Methodius. He wrote poetry in Ukrainian and prose in Russian.

Moisei Uritsky

Moisei Uritsky 267 Moisei Solomonovich Uritsky was a Bolshevik revolutionary leader in Russia. After the October Revolution, he was the chief of the Cheka secret police of the Petrograd Soviet. Uritsky was assassinated by Leonid Kannegisser, a military cadet, who was executed shortly afterwards.

V. Volodarsky

V. Volodarsky 254 V. Volodarsky was a Marxist revolutionary and Soviet politician. He was assassinated in 1918.       

Nikolay Chernyshevsky

Nikolay Chernyshevsky 238 Nikolay Gavrilovich Chernyshevsky was a Russian literary and social critic, journalist, novelist, democrat, and socialist philosopher, often identified as a utopian socialist and leading theoretician of Russian nihilism and Narodniks. He was the dominant intellectual figure of the 1860s revolutionary democratic movement in Russia, despite spending much of his later life in exile to Siberia, and was later highly praised by Karl Marx, Georgi Plekhanov, and Vladimir Lenin.

Anatoly Lunacharsky

Anatoly Lunacharsky 233 Anatoly Vasilyevich Lunacharsky was a Russian Marxist revolutionary and the first Bolshevik Soviet People's Commissar (Narkompros) responsible for the Ministry of Education as well as an active playwright, critic, essayist, and journalist throughout his career.

Sergo Ordzhonikidze

Sergo Ordzhonikidze 229 Sergo Konstantinovich Ordzhonikidze, born Grigol Konstantines dze Orjonikidze was a Georgian Bolshevik and Soviet politician.

Ivan Turgenev

Ivan Turgenev 221 Ivan Sergeyevich Turgenev was a Russian novelist, short story writer, poet, playwright, translator and popularizer of Russian literature in the West.

Alexander Herzen

Alexander Herzen 216 Alexander Ivanovich Herzen was a Russian writer and thinker known as the precursor of Russian socialism and one of the main precursors of agrarian populism. With his writings, many composed while exiled in London, he attempted to influence the situation in Russia, contributing to a political climate that led to the emancipation of the serfs in 1861. He published the important social novel Who is to Blame? (1845–46). His autobiography, My Past and Thoughts, is often considered one of the best examples of that genre in Russian literature.

Mikhail Kutuzov

Mikhail Kutuzov 216 Prince Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov-Smolensky was a Field Marshal of the Russian Empire. He served as a military officer and a diplomat under the reign of three Romanov monarchs: Empress Catherine II, and Emperors Paul I and Alexander I. Kutuzov was shot in the head twice while fighting the Turks and survived the serious injuries seemingly against all odds. He defeated Napoleon as commander-in-chief using attrition warfare in the Patriotic war of 1812. Alexander I, the incumbent Tsar during Napoleon's invasion, would write that he would be remembered amongst Europe's most famous commanders and that Russia would never forget his worthiness.

Stenka Razin

Stenka Razin 209 Stepan Timofeyevich Razin, known as Stenka Razin, was a Don Cossack leader who led a major uprising against the nobility and tsarist bureaucracy in southern Russia in 1670–1671.

Oleg Koshevoy

Oleg Koshevoy 200 Oleg Vasilyevich Koshevoy was a Soviet partisan and one of the founders of the clandestine organization Young Guard, which fought the Nazi forces in Krasnodon during World War II between 1941 and 1945.

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 199 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky was a Russian composer of the Romantic period. He was the first Russian composer whose music would make a lasting impression internationally. Tchaikovsky wrote some of the most popular concert and theatrical music in the current classical repertoire, including the ballets Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, the 1812 Overture, his First Piano Concerto, Violin Concerto, the Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy, several symphonies, and the opera Eugene Onegin.

Rosa Luxemburg

Rosa Luxemburg 197 Rosa Luxemburg was a Polish and naturalised-German revolutionary socialist, orthodox Marxist, and anti-War activist during the First World War. She became a key figure of the revolutionary socialist movements of Poland and Germany during the late 19th and early 20th century, particularly the Spartacist uprising.

Yemelyan Pugachev

Yemelyan Pugachev 197 Yemelyan Ivanovich Pugachev was an ataman of the Yaik Cossacks and the leader of the Pugachev's Rebellion, a major popular uprising in the Russian Empire during the reign of Catherine the Great.

Mykola Shchors

Mykola Shchors 197 Mykola Oleksandrovych Shchors was a member of the Russian Communist Party and a participant in the Russian Civil War, serving as Red Army commander. In 1918–1919 he fought against the newly established Ukrainian People's Republic. Later he commanded the Bohunsky regiment, brigade, 1st Soviet Ukrainian division and 44th Rifle Division against the Ukrainian People's Republic and their Polish allies. Shchors was killed following the evacuation of Kyiv in 1919. After being ignored for more then a decade Shchors became celebrated as a hero in the Soviet Union following the mid-1930s.

Georgy Zhukov

Georgy Zhukov 192 Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov was a Marshal of the Soviet Union. He also served as Chief of the General Staff, Minister of Defence, and was a member of the Presidium of the Communist Party. During World War II, Zhukov oversaw some of the Red Army's most decisive victories, after which he was appointed the military governor of the Soviet Occupation Zone in Germany.

Sergei Yesenin

Sergei Yesenin 191 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. One of his narratives was "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".

Sergey Lazo

Sergey Lazo 189 Sergey Georgiyevich Lazo was a Russian nobleman, officer of the Imperial Russian Army, and Bolshevik leader in the October 1917 Revolution in the Russian Far East.

Vissarion Belinsky

Vissarion Belinsky 188 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.

Kliment Voroshilov

Kliment Voroshilov 187 Kliment Yefremovich Voroshilov, popularly known as Klim Voroshilov, was a prominent Soviet military officer and politician during the Stalin-era. He was one of the original five Marshals of the Soviet Union, the second highest military rank of the Soviet Union, and served as Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet, the nominal Soviet head of state, from 1953 to 1960.

Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya

Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya 176 Zoya Anatolyevna Kosmodemyanskaya was a Soviet partisan. She was executed after acts of sabotage against the invading armies of Nazi Germany; after stories emerged of her defiance towards her captors, she was posthumously declared a Hero of the Soviet Union. She became one of the most revered heroines of the Soviet Union.

Aleksey Krylov

Aleksey Krylov 168 Aleksey Nikolaevich Krylov was a Russian naval engineer, applied mathematician and memoirist.       

Karl Liebknecht

Karl Liebknecht 166 Karl Paul August Friedrich Liebknecht was a German socialist and anti-militarist. A member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) beginning in 1900, he was one of its deputies in the Reichstag from 1912 to 1916, where he represented the left-revolutionary wing of the party. In 1916 he was expelled from the SPD's parliamentary group for his opposition to the Burgfriedenspolitik, the political truce between all parties in the Reichstag while the war lasted. He twice spent time in prison, first for writing an anti-militarism pamphlet in 1907 and then for his role in a 1916 antiwar demonstration. He was released from the second under a general amnesty three weeks before the end of the First World War.

Polina Osipenko

Polina Osipenko 160 Polina Denisovna Osipenko was a Soviet military pilot who, with Valentina Grizodubova and Marina Raskova on 24–25 September 1938, performed a nonstop flight between Moscow and the Sea of Okhotsk, setting a new women's nonstop flight distance record. For this, they were the first three women made Heroes of the Soviet Union on 2 November 1938.

Pavlik Morozov

Pavlik Morozov 154 Pavel Trofimovich Morozov, better known by the diminutive Pavlik, was a Soviet youth praised by the Soviet press as a martyr. Evidence has emerged since the dissolution of the Soviet Union of the fabrication of the Pavlik Morozov legend, as well as what Soviet officials thought of him. His story, dated to 1932, is that of a 13-year-old boy who denounced his father to the authorities and was in turn killed by his family. His story was a subject of reading, songs, plays, a symphonic poem, a full-length opera, and six biographies. His politicized and mythologized story was used to encourage Soviet Bloc children to also inform on their parents.

Valentina Tereshkova

Valentina Tereshkova 153 Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova is a Russian engineer, member of the State Duma, and former Soviet cosmonaut. She was the first woman in space, having flown a solo mission on Vostok 6 on 16 June 1963. She orbited the Earth 48 times, spent almost three days in space, is the only woman to have been on a solo space mission and is the last surviving Vostok programme cosmonaut. She was the youngest woman to fly in space until 2023 when Anastatia Mayers flew on Galactic 02 at the age of 18. Since Mayers flew a suborbital mission, Tereshkova remains the youngest woman to fly in Earth orbit.

Arkady Gaidar

Arkady Gaidar 149 Arkady Petrovich Gaidar was a Russian Soviet writer, whose stories were very popular among Soviet children, and a Red Army commander.

Vasily Zhukovsky

Vasily Zhukovsky 138 Vasily Andreyevich Zhukovsky was the foremost Russian poet of the 1810s and a leading figure in Russian literature in the first half of the 19th century. He held a high position at the Romanov court as tutor to the Grand Duchess Alexandra Feodorovna and later to her son, the future Tsar-Liberator Alexander II.

Pavel Nakhimov

Pavel Nakhimov 136 Pavel Stepanovich Nakhimov was a Russian Admiral in the Imperial Russian Navy known for his victory in the Battle of Sinop and his leadership in the Siege of Sevastopol (1854–1855) during the Crimean War.

Ivan Pavlov

Ivan Pavlov 135 Ivan Petrovich Pavlov was a Russian and Soviet experimental neurologist and physiologist known for his discovery of classical conditioning through his experiments with dogs.

Sergei Korolev

Sergei Korolev 135 Sergei Pavlovich Korolev was the lead Soviet rocket engineer and spacecraft designer during the Space Race between the United States and the Soviet Union in the 1950s and 1960s. He invented the R-7 Rocket, Sputnik 1, and was involved in the launching of Laika, Sputnik 3, the first human-made object to make contact with another celestial body, Belka and Strelka, the first human being, Yuri Gagarin, into space, Voskhod 1, and the first person, Alexei Leonov, to conduct a spacewalk.

Aleksandr Popov (physicist)

Aleksandr Popov (physicist) 129 Alexander Stepanovich Popov was a Russian physicist who was one of the first people to invent a radio receiving device.

Dmitri Mendeleev

Dmitri Mendeleev 117 Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev was a Russian chemist and inventor. He is best known for formulating the Periodic Law and creating a version of the periodic table of elements. He used the Periodic Law not only to correct the then-accepted properties of some known elements, such as the valence and atomic weight of uranium, but also to predict the properties of three elements that were yet to be discovered.

Demyan Bedny

Demyan Bedny 106 Yefim Alekseevich Pridvorov, better known by the pen name Demyan Bedny, was a Soviet Russian poet, Bolshevik propagandist and satirist.

Bohdan Khmelnytsky

Bohdan Khmelnytsky 103 Bohdan Zynoviy Mykhailovych Khmelnytsky was a Ruthenian nobleman and military commander of Ukrainian Cossacks as Hetman of the Zaporozhian Host, which was then under the suzerainty of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. He led an uprising against the Commonwealth and its magnates (1648–1654) that resulted in the creation of an independent Cossack state in Ukraine. In 1654, he concluded the Treaty of Pereiaslav with the Russian Tsar and allied the Cossack Hetmanate with Tsardom of Russia, thus placing central Ukraine under Russian protection. During the uprising the Cossacks led a massacre of thousands of Poles and Jews during 1648–1649 as one of the most traumatic events in the history of the Jews in Ukraine and Ukrainian nationalism.

Nikolay Pirogov

Nikolay Pirogov 102 Nikolay Ivanovich Pirogov was a Russian scientist, medical doctor, pedagogue, public figure, and corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences (1847), one of the most widely recognized Russian physicians. Considered to be the founder of field surgery, he was the first surgeon to use anaesthesia in a field operation (1847) and one of the first surgeons in Europe to use ether as an anaesthetic. He is credited with the invention of various kinds of surgical operations and developing his own technique of using plaster casts to treat fractured bones.

Fyodor Ushakov

Fyodor Ushakov 98 Fyodor Fyodorovich Ushakov was a Russian naval commander and admiral. He is won every engagement he participated in as the admiral of the Russian fleet, and is regarded as one of the greatest naval commanders in history, and one of the most capable naval commanders of Russia of all time.

Yelizaveta Chaikina

Yelizaveta Chaikina 97 Yelizaveta Ivanovna Chaikina often referred to as Liza Chaikina, was the Secretary of the Kalinin Komsomol Penovsky underground committee, a Soviet partisan detachment organizer and posthumous Heroine of the Soviet Union.

Stepan Khalturin

Stepan Khalturin 97 Stepan Nikolayevich Khalturin was a Russian revolutionary, member of Narodnaya Volya, and responsible for an attempted assassination of Alexander II of Russia.

Georgi Dimitrov

Georgi Dimitrov 93 Georgi Dimitrov Mihaylov also known as Georgiy Mihaylovich Dimitrov, was a Bulgarian communist politician who served as General Secretary of the Bulgarian Communist Party from 1946 to 1949. From 1935 to 1943, he was the General Secretary of the Communist International.

Imam Shamil

Imam Shamil 93 Imam Shamil was the political, military, and spiritual leader of North Caucasian resistance to Imperial Russia in the 1800s, the third Imam of the Caucasian Imamate (1840–1859), and a Sunni Muslim shaykh of the Naqshbandi Sufis.

Nikolai Kuznetsov (spy)

Nikolai Kuznetsov (spy) 88 Nikolai Ivanovich Kuznetsov was a Soviet intelligence agent and partisan who operated in Nazi-occupied Ukraine during World War II and who personally killed six high-ranking German officials. His file is still not fully disclosed and will be held until 2025 in the FSB archives. It was not until 1990 that Kuznetsov was officially recognized as a NKVD agent. He used several pseudonyms during his intelligence operations: e.g. Rudolf Schmidt, Nikolai Vasilevitsh Grachev and Oberleutnant Paul Siebert. Kuznetsov was posthumously awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.

Alexander Nevsky

Alexander Nevsky 87 Alexander Yaroslavich Nevsky was Prince of Novgorod, Grand Prince of Kiev (1246–1263) and Grand Prince of Vladimir (1252–1263).

Musa Cälil

Musa Cälil 82 Musa Cälil was a Soviet–Tatar poet and resistance fighter. He is the only poet of the Soviet Union awarded simultaneously the Hero of the Soviet Union award for his resistance fighting and the Lenin Prize for having written The Moabit Notebooks; both awards were bestowed upon him posthumously.

Pyotr Schmidt

Pyotr Schmidt 78 Pyotr Petrovich Schmidt was one of the leaders of the Sevastopol Uprising during the Russian Revolution of 1905.

Suleyman Stalsky

Suleyman Stalsky 72 Suleiman Stalsky was a North Caucasian poet of Lezgin descent from Dagestan. Russian writer Maxim Gorky described him as "Homer of 20th century".

Igor Kurchatov

Igor Kurchatov 70 Igor Vasilyevich Kurchatov, was a Soviet physicist who played a central role in organizing and directing the former Soviet program of nuclear weapons.

Clara Zetkin

Clara Zetkin 68 Clara Zetkin was a German Marxist theorist, communist activist, and advocate for women's rights.   

Vladimir Vysotsky

Vladimir Vysotsky 66 Vladimir Semyonovich Vysotsky was a Soviet singer-songwriter, poet, and actor who had an immense and enduring effect on Soviet culture. He became widely known for his unique singing style and for his lyrics, which featured social and political commentary in often-humorous street jargon. He was also a prominent stage- and screen-actor. Though the official Soviet cultural establishment largely ignored his work, he was remarkably popular during his lifetime and has exerted significant influence on many of Russia's musicians and actors.

Ğabdulla Tuqay

Ğabdulla Tuqay 60 Ğabdulla Möxəmmətğarif ulı Tuqay was a Volga Tatar poet, critic, publisher, and towering figure of Tatar literature. Tuqay is often referred to as the founder of modern Tatar literature and the modern Tatar literary language, which replaced Old Tatar.

Dmitry Karbyshev

Dmitry Karbyshev 59 Dmitry Mikhaylovich Karbyshev was an officer of the Russian Imperial Army, a Red Army general, professor of the Soviet General Staff Academy, and Hero of the Soviet Union (posthumously).

Смирнов, Юрий Николаевич (актёр)

Смирнов, Юрий Николаевич (актёр) 52 Юрий Николаевич Смирнов — советский и российский актёр театра, кино и телевидения.                 

Salawat Yulayev

Salawat Yulayev 52 Salawat Yulayev was a Bashkir national hero who helped lead the Pugachev's Rebellion. He was also a poet and singer.

Гаджиев, Магомед Магомедович (лингвист)

Гаджиев, Магомед Магомедович (лингвист) 51 Магомед Магомедович Гаджиев — филолог-кавказовед, доктор филологических наук, один из первых профессиональных филологов Дагестана стоявший у истоков ИЯЛИ ДНЦ РАН, соавтор первого большого лезгинско-русского словаря. Владел четырьмя языками: азербайджанским, табасаранским, русским и арабским. Общелингвистическую теоретическую подготовку получил в аспирантуре в Москве под руководством профессора Л. И. Жиркова. Тема диссертации посвящена синтаксису лезгинского языка.

Alexei Leonov

Alexei Leonov 50 Alexei Arkhipovich Leonov was a Soviet and Russian cosmonaut, Air Force major general, writer, and artist. On 18 March 1965, he became the first person to conduct a spacewalk, exiting the capsule during the Voskhod 2 mission for 12 minutes and 9 seconds. He was also selected to be the first Soviet person to land on the Moon although the project was cancelled.

Ivan Gubkin

Ivan Gubkin 48 Ivan Mikhailovich Gubkin was a Soviet and Russian geologist and president of the 1937 International Geological Congress in Moscow. He was a petroleum geologist particularly interested the region between the Volga and the Urals.

Ulyana Gromova

Ulyana Gromova 47 Ulyana Matveyevna Gromova was a Soviet partisan who was a member of the Young Guard resistance movement in Krasnodon, in modern-day eastern Ukraine. She was executed by the Nazis in 1943, along with the rest of the Young Guard's leadership, and was posthumously declared a Hero of the Soviet Union.

Marina Raskova

Marina Raskova 46 Marina Mikhaylovna Raskova was the first woman in the Soviet Union to achieve the diploma of professional air navigator. Raskova went from a young woman with aspirations of becoming an opera singer to a military instructor to the Soviet's first female navigator. She was the navigator to many record-setting as well as record-breaking flights and the founding and commanding officer of the 587th Bomber Aviation Regiment, which was renamed the 125th M.M. Raskova Borisov Guards Dive Bomber Regiment in her honor. Raskova became one of over 800,000 women in the military service, founding three female air regiments, one of which eventually flew over 30,000 sorties in World War II and produced at least 30 Heroes of the Soviet Union.

Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin

Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin 42 Mikhail Yevgrafovich Saltykov-Shchedrin, born Mikhail Yevgrafovich Saltykov and known during his lifetime by the pen name Nikolai Shchedrin, was a major Russian writer and satirist of the 19th century. He spent most of his life working as a civil servant in various capacities. After the death of poet Nikolay Nekrasov, he acted as editor of a Russian literary magazine Otechestvenniye Zapiski until the Tsarist government banned it in 1884. In his works Saltykov mastered both stark realism and satirical grotesque merged with fantasy. His most famous works, the family chronicle novel The Golovlyov Family (1880) and the novel The History of a Town (1870), also translated as Foolsburg, became important works of 19th-century fiction, and Saltykov is regarded as a major figure of Russian literary Realism.

Rasul Gamzatov

Rasul Gamzatov 41 Rasul Gamzatovich Gamzatov was a popular Russian poet who wrote in Avar. Among his poems was Zhuravli, which became a well-known Soviet song.

Fyodor Tolbukhin

Fyodor Tolbukhin 41 Fyodor Ivanovich Tolbukhin was a Soviet military commander and Marshal of the Soviet Union. He is regarded as one of the finest Soviet generals of World War II.

Dmitry Mamin-Sibiryak

Dmitry Mamin-Sibiryak 40 Dmitry Narkisovich Mamin-Sibiryak was a Russian writer. He is most well known for his novels and short stories about life in the Ural Mountains.

Буйнакский, Уллубий Даниялович

Буйнакский, Уллубий Даниялович 40 Уллубий Даниялович Буйнакский — революционный деятель Дагестана начала XX века.                     

Ivan Petrov (army general)

Ivan Petrov (army general) 39 Ivan Yefimovich Petrov was a Soviet Army General from 1941.                                         

Тюленин, Сергей Гаврилович

Тюленин, Сергей Гаврилович 39 Серге́й Гаври́лович Тюле́нин (1925—1943) — один из основателей штаба организации «Молодая гвардия», Герой Советского Союза.

Dmitry Ilyich Ulyanov

Dmitry Ilyich Ulyanov 38 Dmitri Ilyich Ulyanov was a Russian and Soviet physician and revolutionary, the younger brother of Aleksandr Ulyanov and Vladimir Lenin.

Sophia Perovskaya

Sophia Perovskaya 37 Sophia Lvovna Perovskaya was a Russian revolutionary and a member of the revolutionary organization Narodnaya Volya. She helped orchestrate the assassination of Alexander II of Russia, for which she was executed by hanging.

Richard Sorge

Richard Sorge 37 Richard Sorge was a German journalist and Soviet military intelligence officer who was active before and during World War II and worked undercover as a German journalist in both Nazi Germany and the Empire of Japan. His codename was "Ramsay" (Рамза́й).

Vasily Dokuchaev

Vasily Dokuchaev 37 Vasily Vasilyevich Dokuchaev was a Russian geologist and geographer who is credited with laying the foundations of soil science. The Ukrainian city of Dokuchaievsk is named after him.

Konstantin Ivanov (conductor)

Konstantin Ivanov (conductor) 36 Konstantin Konstantinovich Ivanov was a Soviet conductor and composer.                             

Sheikh Muhammad Kurawi

Sheikh Muhammad Kurawi 35 Sheikh Muhammad (1771–1838) was a Lezgin sheikh, founder of Muridism in the Caucasus and teacher of all imams of Dagestan and Chechnya. Legendary Imam Shamil was his the most famous student.

Konstantin Rokossovsky

Konstantin Rokossovsky 33 Konstantin Konstantinovich Rokossovsky was a Soviet and Polish officer who became a Marshal of the Soviet Union, a Marshal of Poland, and served as Poland's Defence Minister from 1949 until his removal in 1956 during the Polish October. He became one of the most prominent Red Army commanders of World War II.

Sacco and Vanzetti

Sacco and Vanzetti 32 Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were Italian immigrants and anarchists who were controversially convicted of murdering Alessandro Berardelli and Frederick Parmenter, a guard and a paymaster, during the April 15, 1920, armed robbery of the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in Braintree, Massachusetts, United States. Seven years later, they were executed in the electric chair at Charlestown State Prison.

Sergey Biryuzov

Sergey Biryuzov 31 Sergey Semyonovich Biryuzov was a Marshal of the Soviet Union and Chief of the General Staff.       

Lyubov Shevtsova

Lyubov Shevtsova 29 Lyubov Shevtsova was a Soviet partisan and a member of the Young Guard, an underground anti-Nazi organization in Krasnodon during World War II.

Gamzat Tsadasa

Gamzat Tsadasa 28 Gamzat Tsadasa was a Avar poet from Dagestan. He is the father of famous Russian writer Rasul Gamzatov.

Andrei Sakharov

Andrei Sakharov 28 Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov was a Soviet physicist and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, which he was awarded in 1975 for emphasizing human rights around the world.

Mikhail Lazarev

Mikhail Lazarev 27 Admiral Mikhail Petrovich Lazarev was a Russian fleet commander and an explorer.                   

Konstantin Zaslonov

Konstantin Zaslonov 27 Konstantin Sergeyevich Zaslonov, was a notable Belarusian partisan commander during World War II who was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union for his command of partisan forces around Orsha.

Marina Tsvetaeva

Marina Tsvetaeva 26 Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva was a Russian poet. Her work is some of the most well known in twentieth century Russian literature. She lived through and wrote of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the Moscow famine that followed it.

Majit Gafuri

Majit Gafuri 24 Majit Gafuri was a Bashkir and Tatar poet, writer, and playwright. He was one of the leaders of the democratic trend in Tatar literature and one of the founders of national children's literature.

Alexander Novikov

Alexander Novikov 23 Alexander Alexandrovich Novikov was the chief marshal of aviation for the Soviet Air Forces during the Soviet Union's involvement in the Second World War. Lauded as "the man who has piloted the Red Air Force through the dark days into the present limelight", and a "master of tactical air power", he was twice given the title of Hero of the Soviet Union as well as a number of other Soviet decorations.

Ирчи Казак

Ирчи Казак 22 Ирчи́ Каза́к — классик дагестанской литературы, кумыкский поэт, зачинатель кумыкской литературы. Написанные им стихи с призывом к мухаджирству получили широкое распространение на Кавказе.

Sofya Kovalevskaya

Sofya Kovalevskaya 22 Sofya Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya, born Korvin-Krukovskaya, was a Russian mathematician who made noteworthy contributions to analysis, partial differential equations and mechanics. She was a pioneer for women in mathematics around the world – the first woman to obtain a doctorate in mathematics, the first woman appointed to a full professorship in northern Europe and one of the first women to work for a scientific journal as an editor. According to historian of science Ann Hibner Koblitz, Kovalevskaya was "the greatest known woman scientist before the twentieth century".

Vsevolod Vishnevsky

Vsevolod Vishnevsky 22 Vsevolod Vitalyevich Vishnevsky was a Soviet and Russian writer, screenwriter, playwright and journalist.

Етим Эмин

Етим Эмин 22 Етим Эмин, — лезгинский поэт. Основоположник лезгинской письменной литературы. Стихи писал на лезгинском, азербайджанском и арабском языках.

Dmitry Donskoy

Dmitry Donskoy 21 Dmitry Ivanovich Donskoy was Prince of Moscow from 1359 and Grand Prince of Vladimir from 1363 until his death. He was the heir of Ivan II.

Павел Корчагин (персонаж)

Павел Корчагин (персонаж) 21 Па́вел Андреевич Корча́гин — главный герой романа Николая Островского «Как закалялась сталь» (1932) и снятых по этому произведению фильмов. Сразу после публикации романа Павел Корчагин, чья юность в годы Гражданской войны и НЭПа прошла в борьбе за коммунизм и счастье трудящихся, стал идеалом для подражания для нескольких поколений советских людей.

Nikolai Ostrovsky

Nikolai Ostrovsky 20 Nikolai Alekseyevich Ostrovsky was a Soviet socialist realist writer. He is best known for his novel How the Steel Was Tempered.

Leonid Govorov

Leonid Govorov 20 Leonid Aleksandrovich Govorov was a Soviet military commander. Trained as an artillery officer, he joined the Red Army in 1920. He graduated from several Soviet military academies, including the Military Academy of Red Army General Staff. He participated in the Winter War of 1939–1940 against Finland as a senior artillery officer.

Aleksandr Vasilevsky

Aleksandr Vasilevsky 20 Aleksandr Mikhaylovich Vasilevsky was a Soviet career-officer in the Red Army who attained the rank of Marshal of the Soviet Union in 1943. He served as the Chief of the General Staff of the Soviet Armed Forces (1942–1945) and Deputy Minister of Defense during World War II, and as Minister of Defense from 1949 to 1953. As the Chief of the General Staff from 1942 to 1945, Vasilevsky became involved in planning and coordinating almost all the decisive Soviet offensives in World War II, from the Operation Uranus of November 1942 to the assaults on East Prussia, Königsberg and Manchuria.

Denis Davydov

Denis Davydov 20 Denis Vasilyevich Davydov was a Russian soldier-poet of the Napoleonic Wars who invented the genre of hussar poetry, characterised by hedonism and bravado. He used events from his own life to illustrate such poetry. He suggested and successfully pioneered guerrilla warfare in the Patriotic War of 1812 against Napoleon.

Amet-khan Sultan

Amet-khan Sultan 19 Amet-khan Sultan was a highly decorated Crimean Tatar flying ace in the Soviet Air Force with 30 personal and 19 shared kills who was twice awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union. Despite having been able to avoid deportation to Uzbekistan when the entire Crimean Tatar nation was repressed in 1944 due to his father's Lak background, he refused to change his passport nationality listing to Lak or identify as one throughout his entire life despite pressure from government organs. After the end of the war, he worked as a test pilot at the Flight Research Institute in Zhukovsky and mastered piloting 96 different aircraft types before he was killed in a crash while testing a new engine on a modified Tupolev Tu-16 bomber. He remains memorialized throughout Ukraine and Russia, with streets, schools, and airports named after him as well as a museum dedicated to his memory.

Volodia Dubinin

Volodia Dubinin 19 Volodia Dubinin was a Pioneer Hero of the Soviet Union.                                             

Виноградов, Павлин Фёдорович

Виноградов, Павлин Фёдорович 18 Павлин Фёдорович Виногра́дов — российский революционер.                                             

Pavel Belov

Pavel Belov 17 Pavel Alexeyevich Belov was a Soviet Army colonel general and a Hero of the Soviet Union. He was nicknamed the "Fox" by the Germans and personally led the longest successful war raid, lasting five months behind the German lines. He has earned legendary status and could be considered one of the greatest cavalry generals. Considering his accomplishments from 1941-1945, his adaptation of combining horses, tanks, artillery, and aircraft on a modern battlefield resulted in the victory against a more technologically advanced enemy, often in the most desperate parts of the Eastern Front.

Patrice Lumumba

Patrice Lumumba 17 Patrice Émery Lumumba, born Isaïe Tasumbu Tawosa, was a Congolese politician and independence leader who served as the first prime minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo from June until September 1960, following the May 1960 election. He was the leader of the Congolese National Movement (MNC) from 1958 until his execution in January 1961. Ideologically an African nationalist and pan-Africanist, he played a significant role in the transformation of the Congo from a colony of Belgium into an independent republic.

Nikolay Raevsky

Nikolay Raevsky 17 Nikolay Nikolayevich Raevsky was a Russian general and statesman who achieved fame for his feats of arms during the Napoleonic Wars. His family left a lasting legacy in Russian society and culture.

Fyodor Sergeyev

Fyodor Sergeyev 17 Fyodor Andreyevich Sergeyev, better known as Comrade Artyom, was a Russian Bolshevik revolutionary, Soviet politician, agitator, and journalist. He was a close friend of Sergei Kirov and Joseph Stalin. Sergeyev was an ideologist of the Donetsk–Krivoy Rog Soviet Republic.

Fyodor Abramov

Fyodor Abramov 17 Fyodor Aleksandrovich Abramov was a Russian novelist and literary critic. His work focused on the difficult lives of the Russian peasant class. He was frequently reprimanded for deviations from Soviet policy on writing.

Shota Rustaveli

Shota Rustaveli 17 Shota Rustaveli, mononymously known simply as Rustaveli, was a medieval Georgian poet. He is considered to be the pre-eminent poet of the Georgian Golden Age and one of the greatest contributors to Georgian literature. Rustaveli was the author of The Knight in the Panther's Skin, a Georgian national epic poem.

Leonid Golikov

Leonid Golikov 15 Leonid Aleksandrovich Golikov ; was a Soviet partisan during World War II who was posthumously recognized as a pioneer hero and received the Hero of the Soviet Union.

Gleb Uspensky

Gleb Uspensky 15 Gleb Ivanovich Uspensky was a Russian writer and a prominent figure of the Narodnik movement.       

Nikolay Rubtsov

Nikolay Rubtsov 15 Nikolay Mikhaylovich Rubtsov was a Russian poet.                                                   

Ivan Franko

Ivan Franko 15 Ivan Yakovych Franko was a Ukrainian poet, writer, social and literary critic, journalist, translator, economist, political activist, doctor of philosophy, ethnographer, and the author of the first detective novels and modern poetry in the Ukrainian language.

Vladimir Voronin (captain)

Vladimir Voronin (captain) 14 Vladimir Ivanovich Voronin was a Soviet Navy captain, born in Sumsky Posad, in the present Republic of Karelia, Russia. In 1932 he commanded the expedition of the Soviet icebreaker A. Sibiryakov which made the first successful crossing of the Northern Sea Route in a single navigation without wintering. This voyage was organized by the All-Union Arctic Institute.

Konstantin Simonov

Konstantin Simonov 14 Konstantin Mikhailovich Simonov, born Kirill Mikhailovich Simonov, was a Soviet author, war poet, playwright and wartime correspondent, arguably most famous for his 1941 poem "Wait for Me".

Alexander Chekalin (partisan)

Alexander Chekalin (partisan) 14 Alexander (Shura) Pavlovich Chekalin was a Russian teenager, Soviet partisan, and Hero of the Soviet Union.

Ivan Susanin

Ivan Susanin 13 Ivan Susanin was a Russian national hero and martyr of the early-17th-century Time of Troubles. According to the popular legend, Polish troops seeking to kill Tsar Mikhail hired Susanin as a guide. Susanin persuaded them to take a secret path through the Russian forests, and neither they nor Susanin were ever heard from again.

Anna Akhmatova

Anna Akhmatova 13 Anna Andreyevna Gorenko, better known by the pen name Anna Akhmatova, was a Russian poet, one of the most significant of the 20th century. She reappeared as a voice of Russian poetry during World War II. She was shortlisted for the Nobel Prize in 1965 and received the second-most (three) nominations for the award the following year.

Vyacheslav Shishkov

Vyacheslav Shishkov 13 Vyacheslav Yakovlevich Shishkov was and Russian and Soviet writer known for his descriptions of Siberia. He was awarded the Stalin State Prize posthumously in 1946.

Aleksa Dundić

Aleksa Dundić 13 Aleksa Dundić or Oleko Dundich was a Croatian participant in Russia's October Revolution. A popular character in Russian literature, Dundić was honoured with the Order of the Red Banner.

Kadi Abakarov

Kadi Abakarov 13 Kadi Abakarovich Abakarov was an Avar Red Army sergeant who fought during World War II. Abakarov was awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union for actions in the Battle of the Seelow Heights.

Akhmad Kadyrov

Akhmad Kadyrov 12 Akhmat-Khadzhi Abdulkhamidovich Kadyrov was a Russian politician and revolutionary who served as Chief Mufti of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria in the 1990s during and after the First Chechen War. At the outbreak of the Second Chechen War he switched sides, offering his service to the Russian government, and later became the President of the Chechen Republic from 5 October 2003, having acted as head of administration since July 2000.

Vladimir Kornilov

Vladimir Kornilov 12 Vladimir Kornilov may refer to:Vladimir Alexeyevich Kornilov (1806–1854), Russian naval officer Vladimir Grigoryevich Kornilov (1923–2002), Russian Soviet writer, publicist and public figure Vladimir Kornilov (footballer)(1923–1983), Soviet footballer

Aleksey Yermolov

Aleksey Yermolov 12 Aleksey Petrovich Yermolov was a Russian general of the 19th century who commanded Russian troops in the Caucasian War. He served in all the Russian campaigns against the French, except for the 1799 campaigns of Alexander Suvorov in northern Italy and Switzerland. During this time he was accused of conspiracy against Paul I and sentenced to exile. Two years later he was pardoned and brought back into service by Alexander I. Yermolov distinguished himself during the Napoleonic Wars at the Battles of Austerlitz, Eylau, Borodino, Kulm, and Paris.

Aleksey Novikov-Priboy

Aleksey Novikov-Priboy 11 Aleksey Silych Novikov-Priboy was a Russian and Soviet writer and marine artist, noted for his stories with a nautical theme.

Zainab Biisheva

Zainab Biisheva 11 Zainab Biisheva (Bashkir: Зәйнәб Биишева, real name Zainab Abdullovna Biisheva, 15 January 1908, village of Tuembetovo, was a Bashkir poet, writer and playwright.

Vitus Bering

Vitus Bering 10 Vitus Jonassen Bering, also known as Ivan Ivanovich Bering, was a Danish cartographer and explorer in Russian service, and an officer in the Russian Navy. He is known as a leader of two Russian expeditions, namely the First Kamchatka Expedition and the Great Northern Expedition, exploring the north-eastern coast of the Asian continent and from there the western coast on the North American continent. The Bering Strait, the Bering Sea, Bering Island, the Bering Glacier, and Vitus Lake were all named in his honor.

Galina Kulakova

Galina Kulakova 10 Galina Alexeyevna Kulakova is a Soviet-Russian former cross-country skier, arguably the best skier on distances shorter than 10 km in the early 1970s. She won four Olympic golds, two individual in 1972 and two relay golds in 1972 and 1976. She was the most successful athlete at the 1972 Winter Olympics, along with Ard Schenk of the Netherlands. Competing in the World Championships, she won three individual golds, two in 1974 and one in 1970, and also two relay golds in those years. Kulakova also won the 10 km event at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1970 and 1979. Galina Kulakova was also 39 times Champion of the USSR between 1969 and 1981.

Abdulkhakim Ismailov

Abdulkhakim Ismailov 10 Abdulkhakim Isakovich Ismailov was a soldier in Red Army during World War II. He was photographed by Yevgeny Khaldei raising the flag of the Soviet Union over the Reichstag in Berlin on 2 May 1945, days before Nazi Germany's surrender.

Palmiro Togliatti

Palmiro Togliatti 10 Palmiro Michele Nicola Togliatti was an Italian politician and leader of Italy's Communist party for nearly forty years, from 1927 until his death. Born into a middle-class family, Togliatti received an education in law at the University of Turin, later served as an officer and was wounded in World War I, and became a tutor. Described as "severe in approach but extremely popular among the Communist base" and "a hero of his time, capable of courageous personal feats", his supporters gave him the nickname il Migliore. In 1930, Togliatti renounced Italian citizenship, and he became a citizen of the Soviet Union. Upon his death, Togliatti had a Soviet city named after him. Considered one of the founding fathers of the Italian Republic, he led Italy's Communist party from a few thousand members in 1943 to two million members in 1946.

Исрафилов, Абас Исламович

Исрафилов, Абас Исламович 10 Исрафи́лов Аба́с Исла́мович — Герой Советского Союза, заместитель командира инженерно-сапёрного взвода 357-го гвардейского парашютно-десантного полка 103-й гвардейской воздушно-десантной дивизии в составе 40-й армии Ограниченного контингента советских войск в Афганистане, гвардии сержант.

Vasily Chuikov

Vasily Chuikov 9 Vasily Ivanovich Chuikov was a Soviet military commander and Marshal of the Soviet Union. He is best known for commanding the 62nd Army which saw heavy combat during the Battle of Stalingrad in the Second World War.

Акаев, Юсуп Абдулабекович

Акаев, Юсуп Абдулабекович 9 Юсу́п Абдулабе́кович Ака́ев — советский лётчик-штурмовик авиации Военно-морского флота СССР в годы Великой Отечественной войны, Герой Советского Союза (19.08.1944), майор (24.04.1948).

Мяготин, Николай Андреевич

Мяготин, Николай Андреевич 9 Никола́й Андре́евич Мяго́тин — советский школьник, в советское время получивший известность как пионер-герой, символ борца с кулачеством, наравне с Павликом Морозовым.

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov 9 Nikolai Andreyevich Rimsky-Korsakov was a Russian composer, a member of the group of composers known as The Five. He was a master of orchestration. His best-known orchestral compositions—Capriccio Espagnol, the Russian Easter Festival Overture, and the symphonic suite Scheherazade—are staples of the classical music repertoire, along with suites and excerpts from some of his fifteen operas. Scheherazade is an example of his frequent use of fairy-tale and folk subjects.

Hadi Taqtaş

Hadi Taqtaş 9 Möxämmäthadi Xäyrulla ulı Taqtaşev better known as Hadi Taqtaş was a Soviet–Tatar poet, writer and publicist.

Salix Säydäş

Salix Säydäş 9 Säydäşev Salix Camaletdin ulı (pronounced aka Salix Säydäş, also spelled Salikh Saydash(ev) (Tatar Cyrillic: Сәйдәш(ев) Салих Җамалетдин улы; Russian: Сайда́шев Сали́х Замалетди́нович, Saydashev Salikh Zamaletdinovich; 1900 – December 16, 1954) was a Tatar composer and conductor. People's Artist of Tatar ASSR (1951), Honoured Worker of Culture (1939). Salix Säydäş one of the founding fathers of Tatar professional music.

Hamzat Bek

Hamzat Bek 9 Hamzat Bek was the imam of Dagestan between 1832 and 1834. He was the second leader of the movement begun by his predecessor Ghazi Muhammad for the implementation of sharia in Dagestan. He fought against local communities and rulers that followed customary law (adat) and against the Russian army. Unlike his predecessor Ghazi Muhammad and his successor Shamil, Hamzat Bek was the son of an Avar nobleman and was not a member of the Naqshbandiyya-Khalidiyya Sufi order. He became one of Ghazi Muhammad's commanders and was immediately proclaimed the imam's successor after his death in battle in October 1832. By early 1834, he had subjugated most of the Avar plateau and captured Khunzakh, the capital of the Avar Khanate, killing its ruling family. After this, Hamzat Bek may have claimed the title of Avar khan, trying to combine the authority of the traditional Avar nobility with the Islamic authority of his movement. In October 1834, he was assassinated by Hajji Uthman, a relative of the Avar ruling family and the brother of Hajji Murad.

Gotfrid Hasanov

Gotfrid Hasanov 9 Gottfried (Dzhabrail) Alievich Gasanov was a North Caucasian composer, Honored Artist of the RSFSR (1960), and a laureate of two Stalin Prizes.

Капиев, Эффенди Мансурович

Капиев, Эффенди Мансурович 9 Эффенди Мансурович Капиев — дагестанский советский прозаик, литературовед, публицист, поэт, переводчик, писавший на русском, лакском и кумыкском языках.

Салихов, Эсед Бабастанович

Салихов, Эсед Бабастанович 9 Эсед Бабастанович Салихов — командир батальона 247-го стрелкового полка 37-й стрелковой дивизии 22-й армии 2-го Прибалтийского фронта. Герой Советского Союза (посмертно).

Said Afandi al-Chirkawi

Said Afandi al-Chirkawi 9 Said Afandi al-Chirkawi was a prominent scholar in Shafii mazhab and a spiritual master, or murshid. He was killed by a female suicide bomber on 28 August 2012.

Ivan Bagramyan

Ivan Bagramyan 8 Ivan Khristoforovich Bagramyan, also known as Hovhannes Khachaturi Baghramyan, was a Soviet military commander and Marshal of the Soviet Union of Armenian origin.

Afanasy Beloborodov

Afanasy Beloborodov 8 Afanasy Pavlantyevich Beloborodov was a general in the Red Army during the Second World War who was twice awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union. Between 1963 and 1968, he commanded the Moscow Military District.

Kosta Khetagurov

Kosta Khetagurov 8 Konstantin (Kosta) Khetagkaty was a national poet of the Ossetian people who is generally regarded as the founder of Ossetian literature. He was also a talented painter and a notable public benefactor. He is often known by the Russian version of his name, Kosta [Levanovich] Khetagurov

Jānis Fabriciuss

Jānis Fabriciuss 7 Jānis Fabriciuss was a Latvian Soviet commander and commissar of the Red Army.                     

Мубаряков, Арслан Котлыахметович

Мубаряков, Арслан Котлыахметович 7 Арслан Котлыахметович Мубаря́ков — башкирский советский актёр, театральный режиссёр, драматург. Народный артист СССР (1955).

Mitrofan Nedelin

Mitrofan Nedelin 7 Mitrofan Ivanovich Nedelin was a Soviet military commander who served as Chief Marshal of the Artillery in the Soviet Armed Forces.

Damdin Sükhbaatar

Damdin Sükhbaatar 7 Damdin Sükhbaatar was a Mongolian communist revolutionary, founding member of the Mongolian People's Party, and leader of the Mongolian partisan army that took Khüree during the Outer Mongolian Revolution of 1921. For his part in the Outer Mongolian revolution of 1921, he was enshrined as the "Father of Mongolia's Revolution".

Mustai Karim

Mustai Karim 7 Mustai Karim was a Bashkir Soviet poet, writer and playwright. He was named People's Poet of the Bashkir ASSR (1963), Hero of Socialist Labour (1979), and winner of the Lenin Prize (1984) and the USSR State Prize (1972).

Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko

Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko 6 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.

Nikolai Kashirin

Nikolai Kashirin 6 Nikolai Dmitrievich Kashirin was a Soviet Komandarm 2nd rank. He fought for the Imperial Russian Army in World War I, receiving the Order of Saint Vladimir and the Order of Saint Anna. He was a recipient of the Order of the Red Banner. He was one of the judges at the trial of Marshal of the Soviet Union Mikhail Tukhachevsky in the Case of Trotskyist Anti-Soviet Military Organization in June 1937. Kashirin was himself arrested on 19 August 1937 and later executed. His younger brother, Ivan, was arrested on 20/21 June 1937 and executed on 20 September 1937.

Peter the Great

Peter the Great 6 Peter I, commonly known as Peter the Great, was Tsar of all Russia from 1682, and the first Emperor of all Russia from 1721 until his death in 1725. He reigned jointly with his half-brother Ivan V until 1696. From this year, Peter was an absolute monarch, an autocrat who remained the ultimate authority and organized a well-ordered police state.

Mariya Tsukanova

Mariya Tsukanova 6 Mariya Nikitichna Tsukanova was a medical orderly in the 355th Independent Guards Naval Infantry Battalion of the Pacific Fleet during World War II. After she was killed in action in August 1945 she was posthumously awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union on 14 September 1945, becoming the only woman who fought in the Soviet–Japanese War to be awarded the title.

Maria Ilyinichna Ulyanova

Maria Ilyinichna Ulyanova 6 Maria Ilyinichna Ulyanova was a Russian Bolshevik revolutionary, politician, and the younger sister of Vladimir Lenin and Anna Ulyanova.

Qul Ghali

Qul Ghali 6 Qul Ghali was a famous Muslim Volga Bulgarian poet. His most famous poem is Qissa-i Yusuf, written in the Old Tatar language, which is not mutually intelligible with the modern Tatar, Bashkir and Chuvash languages.

Vasily Lebedev-Kumach

Vasily Lebedev-Kumach 6 Vasily Ivanovich Lebedev-Kumach ; 5 August [O.S. 24 July] 1898 — 20 February 1949) was a Soviet poet and lyricist.

Henri Barbusse

Henri Barbusse 5 Henri Barbusse was a French novelist, short story writer, journalist, poet and political activist. He began his literary career in the 1890s as a Symbolist poet and continued as a neo-Naturalist novelist; in 1916, he published Under Fire, a novel about World War I based on his experience which is described as one of the earliest works of the Lost Generation movement or as the work which started it; the novel had a major impact on the later writers of the movement, namely on Ernest Hemingway and Erich Maria Remarque. Barbusse is considered as one of the important French writers of 1910–1939 who mingled the war memories with moral and political meditations.

Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay

Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay 5 Nicholai Nikolaevich Miklouho-Maclay was a Russian explorer of Ukrainian origin. He worked as an ethnologist, anthropologist and biologist who became famous as one of the earliest scientists to settle among and study indigenous people of New Guinea "who had never seen a European".

Boris Polevoy

Boris Polevoy 5 Boris Nikolayevich Polevoy was a Soviet and Russian writer, screenwriter, journalist and war correspondent. He is the author of the book Story of a Real Man about Soviet World War II fighter pilot Aleksey Maresyev.

Jaroslav Hašek

Jaroslav Hašek 5 Jaroslav Hašek was a Czech writer, humorist, satirist, journalist, bohemian, first anarchist and then communist, and commissar of the Red Army against the Czechoslovak Legion. He is best known for his novel The Fate of the Good Soldier Švejk during the World War, an unfinished collection of farcical incidents about a soldier in World War I and a satire on the ineptitude of authority figures. The novel has been translated into about 60 languages, making it the most translated novel in Czech literature.

Назукин, Иван Андреевич

Назукин, Иван Андреевич 5 Иван Андреевич Назукин (1892—1920) — советский и партийный деятель, один из руководителей большевистского подполья в годы Гражданской войны (1917—1922) в Крыму. Участник VI Всероссийского съезда Советов. Народный комиссар просвещения Крымской ССР. Расстрелян белыми.

Andrey Voronikhin

Andrey Voronikhin 5 Andrey (Andrei) Nikiforovich Voronikhin was a Russian architect and painter. As a representative of classicism he was also one of the founders of the monumental Russian Empire style. Born a serf of the Stroganov family, he is best known for his work on Kazan Cathedral in Saint Petersburg.

Макаев, Цахай Макашарипович

Макаев, Цахай Макашарипович 5 Цахай Макашарипович Макаев — участник Великой Отечественной войны, командир орудия 37-го отдельного гвардейского истребительно-противотанкового дивизиона, 35-й гвардейской Лозовской стрелковой дивизии, 4-го гвардейского стрелкового корпуса, 8-й гвардейской армии, 1-го Белорусского фронта, гвардии старший сержант. Герой Советского Союза (15.05.1946).

Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy

Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy 5 Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy was a Russian writer whose works span across many genres, but mainly belonged to science fiction and historical fiction.

Boris Pasternak

Boris Pasternak 5 Boris Leonidovich Pasternak was a Russian poet, novelist, composer, and literary translator.       

Alexander Galich (writer)

Alexander Galich (writer) 5 Alexander Arkadievich Galich was a Soviet poet, screenwriter, playwright, singer-songwriter, and dissident.

Stepan Erzya

Stepan Erzya 5 Stepan Dmitrievich Erzia (Nefyodov) (Russian: Степа́н Дми́триевич Э́рьзя (Нефёдов); November 8 [O.S. October 27] 1876 – 24 November 1959), also known as Stefan Erzia, was an Erzya Mordvin sculptor who lived in Russia and Argentina. Erzya chose his pseudonym after the native ethnic group.

Heydar Aliyev

Heydar Aliyev 5 Heydar Alirza oghlu Aliyev was an Azerbaijani politician who was a Soviet party boss in the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic from 1969 to 1982, and the third president of Azerbaijan from October 1993 to October 2003.

Gara Garayev

Gara Garayev 5 Gara Abulfaz oghlu Garayev, also spelled as Qara Qarayev or Kara Karayev, was a prominent Soviet Azerbaijani composer. Garayev wrote nearly 110 musical pieces, including ballets, operas, symphonic and chamber pieces, solos for piano, cantatas, songs, and marches, and rose to prominence not only in the Azerbaijan SSR, but also in the rest of the Soviet Union and worldwide.

Sheikh Mansur

Sheikh Mansur 5 Sheikh Mansur was a Chechen military commander and Islamic leader who led an anti-Russian North Caucasian resistance, known as the Sheikh Mansur Movement. He was influential in the resistance against Catherine the Great's imperialist expansion into the Caucasus during the late 18th century. Sheikh Mansur is considered the first leader of the resistance in the North Caucasus against Russian imperialism. He remains a hero of the Chechen and North Caucasian peoples in general, and their struggle for independence.


Rainis 4 Jānis Pliekšāns, known by his pseudonym Rainis, was a Latvian poet, playwright, translator, and politician. Rainis' works include the classic plays Uguns un nakts and Indulis un Ārija, and a highly regarded translation of Goethe's Faust. His works had a profound influence on the literary Latvian language, and the ethnic symbolism he employed in his major works has been central to Latvian nationalism.

Pavel Rybalko

Pavel Rybalko 4 Pavel Semyonovich Rybalko was a commander of armoured troops in the Red Army during and following World War II.

Игнатов, Геннадий Петрович

Игнатов, Геннадий Петрович 4 Геннадий Петрович Игнатов, другой вариант имени — Гений — Герой Советского Союза, партизан-разведчик.

Vera Voloshina

Vera Voloshina 4 Vera Danilovna Voloshina was a Russian partisan who after joining the Red Army took part in subversive activities against the Nazis in World War II. After being ambushed by the Germans in November 1941, she was brutally hanged near the village of Golovkovo in the Naro-Fominsky District to the southwest of Moscow. According to legend, she was also the model behind Ivan Shadr's Girl with an Oar sculpture in Moscow's Gorky Park. In 1994, Voloshina was honoured posthumously as a Heroine of the Russian Federation.

Двужильный, Юрий Михайлович

Двужильный, Юрий Михайлович 4 Юрий Михайлович Двужильный — Герой Советского Союза, командир батальона, капитан.                   

Roza Shanina

Roza Shanina 4 Roza Georgiyevna Shanina was a Soviet sniper during World War II who was credited with over 50 kills. Shanina volunteered for the military after the death of her brother in 1941 and chose to be a sniper on the front line. Praised for her shooting accuracy, Shanina was capable of precisely hitting enemy personnel and making doublets.

Магомедов, Ахмед Мусабекович

Магомедов, Ахмед Мусабекович 4 Ахмед Мусабекович Магомедов — российский борец вольного стиля, грепплер.                           

Nizami Ganjavi

Nizami Ganjavi 4 Nizami Ganjavi, Nizami Ganje'i, Nizami, or Nezāmi, whose formal name was Jamal ad-Dīn Abū Muḥammad Ilyās ibn-Yūsuf ibn-Zakkī, was a 12th-century Muslim poet. Nizami is considered the greatest romantic epic poet in Persian literature, who brought a colloquial and realistic style to the Persian epic. His heritage is widely appreciated in Afghanistan, Republic of Azerbaijan, Iran, the Kurdistan region and Tajikistan.

Alexander Gorbatov

Alexander Gorbatov 3 Alexander Vasilyevich Gorbatov was a Russian and Soviet officer who served as an officer in the Imperial Russian Army during the First World War and as a colonel-general in the Red Army during the Second World War, and was awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union. Following the war, Gorbatov served as a Soviet commandant in Soviet-occupied Germany and East Germany and ultimately retired as a four-star general at the rank of General of the Army. His acclaimed autobiography, entitled "Years off My Life" was published in 1964.

Gaidar Gadzhiyev

Gaidar Gadzhiyev 3 Gaidar Malikovich Gadzhiyev was a Russian major general of the Strategic Missile Troops.           

Котик, Валентин Александрович

Котик, Валентин Александрович 3 Валенти́н Алекса́ндрович Ко́тик ; 11 февраля 1930 — 17 февраля 1944) — советский пионер-герой, участник Великой отечественной войны, партизан-разведчик. Один из самых молодых Героев Советского Союза — на момент гибели ему едва исполнилось 14 лет, звание присвоено посмертно.

Усманов, Шамиль Хайруллович

Усманов, Шамиль Хайруллович 3 Шамиль Хайруллович Усманов — татарский советский писатель, драматург и политический деятель.       

Мирсай Амир

Мирсай Амир 3 Мирсай Амир — татарский прозаик и драматург, переводчик, журналист, государственный и общественный деятель, заслуженный деятель искусств Татарской АССР (1945).

Ахунов, Гарифзян Ахунзянович

Ахунов, Гарифзян Ахунзянович 3 Гарифзян Ахунзянович Ахунов — заслуженный деятель искусств РСФСР, народный писатель Татарстана, видный государственный и общественный деятель, лауреат премии Татарской АССР им. Габдуллы Тукая.

Каюм Насыри

Каюм Насыри 3 Габделькаюм Габденнасырович Насыров — татарский учёный-этнограф, литератор и просветитель XIX века, автор более 40 научных работ.

Sergey Preminin

Sergey Preminin 3 Sergey Anatolievich Preminin was a Soviet Russian sailor who, after an explosion aboard nuclear submarine K-219, prevented an impending nuclear meltdown by manually forcing damaged control rods into place. He was, however, unable to exit the reactor compartment because the hatch had jammed due to increased pressure, and died.

Valery Gavrilin

Valery Gavrilin 3 Valery Aleksandrovich Gavrilin (Russian: Валерий Александрович Гаврилин, was a Soviet and Russian composer. People's Artist of the RSFSR.

Vladimir Leontyevich Komarov

Vladimir Leontyevich Komarov 3 Vladimir Leontyevich Komarov was a Russian and Soviet botanist.                                     

Timur Frunze

Timur Frunze 3 Timur Mikhailovich Frunze was a Soviet fighter pilot and posthumous recipient of the title Hero of the Soviet Union. He was the son of Red Army commander and People's Commissar for Military Affairs Mikhail Frunze.

Olga Bergholz

Olga Bergholz 3 Olga Fyodorovna Bergholz was a Soviet and Russian poet, writer, playwright and journalist. She is most famous for her work on the Leningrad radio during the city's blockade, when she became the symbol of city's strength and determination.

Петрова, Галина Леонидовна

Петрова, Галина Леонидовна 3 Гали́на Леони́довна Петро́ва — советская и российская актриса театра и кино. Заслуженная артистка Российской Федерации (1997).

Valeriya Gnarovskaya

Valeriya Gnarovskaya 3 Valeriya Osipovna Gnarovskaya was a medic in the 907th Rifle Regiment who fought on the Stalingrad Front in World War II. On 23 September 1943, when a German tank broke through the Soviet line of defence where she was treating wounded soldiers, she threw herself under the tank with a bag of grenades, killing herself but repulsing the German counterattack. She was posthumously awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union on 3 June 1944.

Ижорский батальон (фильм)

Ижорский батальон (фильм) 3 «Ижо́рский батальо́н» — советский чёрно-белый художественный фильм, поставленный на Киностудии «Ленфильм» в 1972 году режиссёром Геннадием Казанским. Героическая киноповесть.

Vasily Margelov

Vasily Margelov 3 Vasily Filippovich Margelov was a Red Army General who was the commander of the Soviet Airborne Forces (VDV) from 1954 to 1959 and from 1961 to 1979. Margelov modernized the VDV and was a Hero of the Soviet Union.

Магомедов, Расул Магомедович (историк)

Магомедов, Расул Магомедович (историк) 3 Расу́л Магоме́дович Магоме́дов — советский и российский учёный: историк-кавказовед, этнограф, этнолог, археолог, государственный и общественный деятель, просветитель. Основоположник исторической науки в Дагестане. Первый Профессор Дагестана. Первый Доктор исторических наук Северного Кавказа. Народный комиссар просвещения ДАССР. Заместитель председателя Дагестанской базы АН СССР. Заслуженный деятель науки РСФСР и ДАССР, член НАН Дагестана. Лауреат Государственной Премии РД в области общественных наук. Известен как «Патриарх исторической науки» Дагестана. Расул Гамзатов назвал его «последним наибом имама Шамиля».

Ivan Golubets

Ivan Golubets 3 Ivan Karpovich Golubets was a Soviet sailor with the Black Sea Fleet. He was posthumously made a Hero of the Soviet Union.

Nikolay Krylov (marshal)

Nikolay Krylov (marshal) 3 Nikolai Ivanovich Krylov was a Russian Marshal of the Soviet Union. He was commander of the Strategic Missile Troops from 1963 to 1972.

Mariya Polivanova

Mariya Polivanova 3 Mariya Semyonovna Polivanova was a Soviet sniper during World War II. She was killed in action together with Natalya Kovshova on 14 August 1942, and was posthumously awarded the title of Hero of the Soviet Union on 14 February 1943.

Камал, Шариф Камалетдинович

Камал, Шариф Камалетдинович 3 Шариф Камал — советский татарский писатель, драматург, публицист и переводчик, общественный деятель, один из крупнейших представителей татарской литературы начала XX века и основоположников социалистического реализма в татарском национальном искусстве.

Räşit Wahapov

Räşit Wahapov 3 Räşit Wahap ulı Wahapov was a Tatar singer (tenor), awarded with People's Artist of TASSR (1957). Wahapov was "one of the most actively and successfully performing Tatar singers in 1940s and enjoyed enormous popularity among a wide listening audience". In Kazan, capital of Tatarstan, a street is named after the singer.

Котков, Сергей Иванович

Котков, Сергей Иванович 3 Серге́й Ива́нович Котко́в — советский лингвист, диалектолог.                                       

Inessa Armand

Inessa Armand 3 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 the pre-Revolution Russian communist movement and the early days of the communist era, had been almost forgotten for some time, until the partial opening of Soviet archives during the 1990s. 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."

Гасанов, Генрих Алиевич

Гасанов, Генрих Алиевич 3 Генрих Алиевич Гаса́нов — советский судостроитель, доктор технических наук, специалист в области кораблестроения и проектирования корабельных паровых котлов и парогенераторов, генеральный конструктор атомных двигателей-реакторов морских кораблей. Герой Социалистического Труда.

Улица Фатыха Карима (Казань)

Улица Фатыха Карима (Казань) 3 Улица Фатыха Карима — улица в Вахитовском районе Казани. Названа в честь поэта Фатыха Карима.       

Abdulla Aliş

Abdulla Aliş 3 Alişev Ğabdullacan Ğäbdelbari ulı, best known as Abdulla Aliş, was a Soviet Tatar poet, playwright, writer and resistance fighter.

Арухов, Загир Сабирович

Арухов, Загир Сабирович 3 Заги́р Саби́рович А́рухов — российский государственный деятель, Министр по национальной политике, делам религий и внешним связям Республики Дагестан (2003—2005).

Maksim Passar

Maksim Passar 3 Maksim Aleksandrovich Passar was a Soviet sniper in the Red Army during World War II credited with killing 237 enemy soldiers. Decades after he was killed in action during the war he was posthumously awarded the title Hero of the Russian Federation in 2010.

Попова, Александра Васильевна

Попова, Александра Васильевна 3 Александра Васильевна Попова — советская актриса театра и кино, в 1930-х годах в титрах фильмов указана как Алла Гардер, в 1940-х — как Алла Попова.

Osman Kasaev

Osman Kasaev 3 Osman Musayevich Kasayev was a Karachay Major in the Soviet Army during World War II who commanded a partisan detachment after his artillery division was defeated by the Germans during Operation Barbarossa. His detachment eventually became the 121st Partisan Regiment, and under his command the unit was credited with resulting the deaths of over 1,000 German soldiers before he died of injuries from an airstrike in 1944. In 1965, on the 20th anniversary of the end of the war, he was posthumously awarded the title Hero of the Soviet Union.

Mirza Hasan Alkadari

Mirza Hasan Alkadari 3 Mirza Hasan Alkadari was a North Caucasian Islamic jurist (faqih), historian, poet, educator in pre-revolutionary Dagestan.

Нажмудин Гоцинский

Нажмудин Гоцинский 3 Нажмуди́н Гоци́нский или Нажмуди́н Доного́, Нажм-ад-Дин ал-Хуци — северокавказский религиозный, военный и политический деятель. Учёный-арабист, алим и поэт. Муфтий Союза объединённых горцев Северного Кавказа и Дагестана. Лидер повстанческого антисоветского движения. До Февральской революции — член Дагестанского народного суда, наиб Койсубулинского участка Аварского округа, землевладелец.

Махачев, Гаджи Нухиевич

Махачев, Гаджи Нухиевич 3 Гаджи́ Нухи́евич Маха́чев — российский общественный и государственный деятель, доктор юридических наук, профессор. Назначался на должность заместителя Председателя Правительства Республики Дагестан, дважды избирался депутатом Государственной Думы Российской Федерации, член партии Единая Россия.
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