World Known Characters and Famous People from Russia in the World
Russia is a country, which is bestowed by the many great people who brought fame and glory to the country. There is not a single career or place where you wont find famous people from Russia. They have made their country proud in every field, sports, art, acting,sciences, literature and education, everywhere!
Just name a thing and you will find a Russian there!
Famous Russian Personalities
We have made the list of some most famous people from Russia and latest celebs for you.
Joseph Stalin. Who does not know about this famous leader of Russia . Stalin has been known for his dictatorship who mercilessly imposed the communism in the USSR during 1929-1953 but he also made the USSR second world power and empowers the USSR with nuclear warheads.
AK-47 , Kalashnikov is one the most famous guns today. It was actually invented by Russian General Mikhail Kalashnikov. This great warrior is know to the world as an inventor and designer of more than 150 weapons. He died last December after serving Russian armed forces for more than 70 years of his life.
Leo Tolstoy is the legendary author of the world. The words of Tolstoy are used for quoting all over the world. Leo Tolstoy is famous for his epic novels, War and Peace and Anna Karenina, which he wrote in 1869 and 1877 respectively.
Politics of Russia are shined with the name of Vladimir Putin. He has taken the hold of Russian command for last 14 years as a President of Russia. contributed to bring political stability in Russia and built the better relation with Cuba. As a president, he is also famous to bring economic stability and growth in Russia.
Yuri Alekseevich Gagarin is also one of the famous people from Russia. He was the first Russian pilot and astronaut to visit space. Gagarin was born on March 9, 1934 in Klushino the Smolensk region.
Yuri began his training in industrial technical school of Saratov in 1951. On April 12, 1961 the ship "Vostok" with Gagarin left for the space. Yuri Gagarin flew around Earth for one hour and 48 minutes and successfully returned back.
Day of flight on April 12 was announced as a holiday of Day of astronautics in Russia.