Russian History (Part 12)

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  • 1951-03-03 Sergei Aleksandrovich Yemelyanov, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1951-04-21 Aleksandr Ivanovich Laveykin, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-2)
  • 1951-05-03 Tatyana Tolstaya, Russian writer, born in St Petersburg, Russia
  • 1951-05-23 Anatoly Karpov, Russian chess player (world champion 1975-85, 93-99), born in Zlatoust, Russia
  • 1951-08-20 Svetlana Oktyabrevna Omelchenko, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1952-01-08 Vladimir Feltsman, Russian-American pianist, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1952-01-31 Nadya Rusheva, Russian painter, born in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (d. 1969)
  • 1952-04-20 Tamara Sergeyevna Zakharova, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1952-07-10 Ludmilla Tourischeva, Russian gymnast (nine-time Olympic medalist for the Soviet Union), born in Grozny, Russia
  • 1952-08-03 Aleksandr A Volkov, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • 1952-08-10 Nikolai Alekseyevich Pushenko, Russian lt-colonel/cosmonaut

Person of interestVladimir Putin

1952-10-07 Vladimir Putin, Russian politician (President and Prime Minister), born in Leningrad, Soviet Union

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
  • 1952-10-14 Nikolai Adrianov, Soviet-Russian gymnast (Olympic-4 gold/2 silver/bronze-1976), born in Vladimir, Russia (d. 2011)
  • 1952-10-20 Mikhail Georgiyevich Potapov, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1952-10-29 Valeri I Tokarev, Russian colonel/cosmonaut
  • 1953-03-03 Aleksandr Viktorovich Borodin, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1953-03-05 Valery Grigoriyevich Korzun, Russian colonel/cosmonaut (TM-24)
  • 1953-03-26 Tatyana Providokhina, Russian 1K runner (world record)
  • 1953-04-29 Nikolai Nikolayevich Budarin, Kirya Russia, cosmonaut (STS 71, TM-27)
  • 1953-07-09 Irina D Latysheva, Russian cosmonaut, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1953-07-30 Aleksandr Nikolayevich Balandin, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-9), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1953-09-09 Alisher B Usmanov, Russian business magnate and investor, born in Chust, Uzbekistan
  • 1953-10-30 Alexander Fedorovich Poleshchuk, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-16), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1953-11-15 Yuri Viktorovich Prikhodko, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1953-11-27 Boris Grebenshchikov, Russian singer (Aquarium)
  • 1953-12-23 Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna of Russia, born in Madrid, Spain
  • 1953-12-26 Valeri Yuriyevich Sharov, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1954-05-06 Sergei Nikolayevich Tresvyatsky, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1954-05-20 Galina Vasilyevna Amelkina, Russian doctor/cosmonaut
  • 1954-06-08 Sergei Storchak, Russian deputy finance minister
  • 1954-08-30 Alexander Lukashenko, 1st President of Belarus, born in Kopys, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union
  • 1955-04-03 Aleksandr Nikolayevich Yablontsev, Russian lt-colonel and cosmonaut, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 2012)
  • 1955-06-11 Yuriy Sedykh, Soviet hammer thrower (Olympic Gold 1976, 80), born in Novocherkassk, Rostov Oblast, Russia
  • 1955-07-09 Sergei Krichevsky, Ukrainian cosmonaut, born in Primorya, Russia
  • 1955-08-07 Vladimir Sorokin, Russian writer, born in Bykovo, Russia
  • 1955-09-07 Efim Zelmanov, Russian-American mathematician, born in Khabarovsk, Russia
  • 1956-01-01 Anatoli Borisovich Polonsky, Russian lt-colonel/cosmonaut
  • 1956-01-01 Sergei Vasiliyevich Avdeyev, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-15, SK:TM-28)
  • 1956-01-16 Ivan Safronov, Russian journalist, born in Moscow, Russia (d. 2007)
  • 1956-03-14 Natalya Dmitriyevna Kuleshova, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1956-03-14 Alexey Pajitnov, Russian video game designer (Tetris), born in Moscow, Soviet Union
  • 1956-03-19 Yegor Gaidar, Russian politician and economist.
  • 1956-05-10 Vladislav Listyev, Russian television anchor and journalist (d. 1995)
  • 1956-05-13 Aleksandr Yuriyevich Kaleri, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-14)
  • 1956-05-22 Natasha Shneider, Russian musician (Eleven), born in Riga, Latvia (d. 2008)
  • 1956-09-09 Anatoli Pavlovich Artsebarsky, Russian colonel/cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-12)
  • 1956-11-20 Sergei Gayevich Severin, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1957-02-27 Viktor Markin, Russian athlete, born in Ust-Tarksky District, Russia
  • 1957-03-30 Elena V Kondakova, cosmonaut (STS 84), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1957-03-30 Yelena Vladimirovna Kondakova, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM 20, STS 84)
  • 1957-04-14 Mikhail Pletnev, Russian pianist, conductor and composer
  • 1957-07-16 Alexandra Marinina, Russian writer (Igra Na Chuzhom Pole), born in Lviv, Ukraine
  • 1957-08-05 Pavel V Vinogradov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-26)
  • 1957-08-07 Alexander Dityatin, Soviet gymnast (3-time Olympic Champion), born in Leningrad, Russia
  • 1957-10-09 Yuri Usachyov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-18, TM-23), born in Donetsk, Russia
  • 1957-10-30 Aleksandr Lazutkin, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-25), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1958-01-02 Vladimir Ovchinnikov, Russian pianist
  • 1958-04-10 Yefim Bronfman, Russian-born Israeli-American pianist, born in Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • 1958-04-20 Viacheslav Fetisov, Russian Hockey Hall of Fame defenseman (Olympic gold 1984, 88; Stanley Cup 1997-98, Detroit Red Wings), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1958-04-24 Valery Lantratov, Russian ballet dancer, born in Moscow
  • 1958-06-21 Gennadi Ivanovich Padalka, Russian major/cosmonaut (SK: Soyuz TM-28)
  • 1958-08-15 Victor Shenderovich, Russian satirist
  • 1958-08-27 Sergei Konstantinovich Krikalev, Russian cosmonaut (TM-7, TM-12, STS 60)
  • 1958-08-30 Anna Politkovskaya, Russian journalist and human rights activist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2006)
  • 1958-09-22 Vasili Yuriyevich Lukiyanyuk, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1959-10-09 Boris Nemtsov, Russian politician, born in Sochi, Soviet Union (d. 2015)
  • 1960-02-13 Artur Yusupov, Russian chess player, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1960-10-20 Konstantin Aseev, Russian chess player (d. 2004)
  • 1960-11-08 Oleg Menshikov, Russian actor (Burnt by the Sun), born in Serpukhov, Moscow Oblast, Russian SFSR
  • 1960-12-03 Igor Larionov, Russian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Stanley Cup 1997-98, 2002, Detroit Red Wings; Olympic gold 1984, 88), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1961-02-06 Yuri Ivanovich Onufriyenko, Russian cosmonaut (Mir, Soyuz TM-23), born in Ryasne, Ukraine
  • 1961-03-14 Grigoriy Kornev, Russian speed walker (world record 5 km)
  • 1961-04-20 Konstantin Lavronenko, Russian actor (Vozvrashcheniye), born in Rostov-on-Don, Russia
  • 1961-07-19 Maria Filatova, Soviet gymnast (Olympic 1976, 80 Gold), born in Leninsk-Kuznetsky, Kemerovo Oblast, Russia
  • 1961-07-26 Yolanda Chen, Russian triple jumper (indoor record), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1961-12-22 Yuri Ivanovich Malinchenko, Russian cosmonaut (1st person to marry in space), born in Khrushchev, Ukrainian SSR, USSR
  • 1962-01-07 Aleksandr Dugin, Russian politician, born in Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic
  • 1962-03-26 Yuri Pavlovich Gidzenko, Russian lt-colonel/cosmonaut
  • 1962-04-21 Sergei Viktorovich Zalyotin, Russian major/cosmonaut
  • 1962-06-21 Viktor Tsoi, Russian musician
  • 1962-07-26 Galina Chistyakova, Russian jumper (world record 1988), born in Izmail, Ukraine
  • 1962-07-30 Vladimir Dezhurov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-21), born in Yavas, Mordovia, Soviet Union
  • 1962-08-30 Alexander Litvinenko, Russian KGB officer, born in Voronezh, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (d. 2006)
  • 1962-10-16 Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Russian baritone
  • 1962-11-18 Vladimir Vladimirovich Karashtin, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1962-11-22 Victor Pelevin, Russian writer (Generation P), born in Moscow, Soviet Union
  • 1963-03-20 Yelena Romanova, Russian athlete (d. 2007)

Person of interestGarry Kasparov

1963-04-13 Gary Kasparov, Russian chess player (world champion 1985-93), born in Baku, Azerbaijan

Chess Grandmaster and Political Activist Garry Kasparov
Chess Grandmaster and Political Activist
Garry Kasparov
  • 1963-06-03 Yuri Yuriyevich Krikun, Russian cosmonaut
  • 1963-06-24 Anatoly Borisovich Jurkin, Russian writer
  • 1963-06-26 Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Russian businessman and philanthropist, born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1964-01-14 Sergei Nemchinov, American NHL center (NY Islanders, Olympic silver 1998), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1964-02-06 Andrey Zvyagintsev, Russian director & screenwriter (The Return), born in Novosibirsk, USSR
  • 1964-02-19 Dmitri Lipskerov, Russian writer
  • 1964-03-07 Mikhail Popkov, Russian serial killer of 55 people, born in Angarsk, USSR
  • 1964-04-21 Ludmila Engquist, Russian-born Swedish athlete
  • 1964-07-08 Alexei Gusarov, NHL defenseman (Colorado Avalanche), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1964-08-09 Yuri Khmylev, NHL left wing (Buffalo Sabres), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1964-08-25 Maxim Kontsevich, Russian mathematician, born in Khimki, Russia
  • 1964-12-07 Vladimir Artemov, Russian gymnast (4 Olympic gold 1988), born in Vladimir, Russia

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