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List of notable or famous engineers from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top engineers born in Russia and even some popular engineers who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian engineers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These engineers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known engineer from Russia is included when available.

List people include Igor Sikorsky, Vladimir K. Zworykin and many additional people as well.

This historic engineers from Russia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Russian engineers of note?" and "Who are the most famous engineers from Russia?" These prominent engineers of Russia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Russian engineers.

Use this list of renowned Russian engineers to discover some new engineers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (88 items)
Aleksandr Ivanchenkov is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Engineers from Russia
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Aleksandr Sergeyevich Ivanchenkov is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew as Flight Engineer on Soyuz 29 and Soyuz T-6, he spent 147 days, 12 hours and 37 minutes in space. ...more

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Age: 75

Birthplace: Ivanteyevka^! Moscow Oblast, Russia

Profession: Astronaut, Engineer

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Aleksei Yeliseyev is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Engineers from Russia
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Aleksei Stanislavovich Yeliseyev is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew on three missions in the Soyuz programme as a flight engineer: Soyuz 5, Soyuz 8, and Soyuz 10. A graduate of the Bauman Higher Technical School and postgraduate of Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. Yeliseyev worked as ...more

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Age: 81

Birthplace: Zhizdra, Russia

Profession: Astronaut, Engineer

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Alexander Alexandrovich Arkhangelsky was an aircraft designer and doctor of technical sciences. ...more

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Age: Died at 86 (1892-1978)

Profession: Aerospace Engineer, Engineer

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Alexander Mozhaysky is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Engineers from Russia
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Alexander Fedorovich Mozhaysky, was a Russian naval officer, aviation pioneer, researcher and designer of heavier-than-air craft." In 1884, Mozhaysky's monoplane made a failed attempt to fly. His design relied upon a ramp rather than engine power to generate sufficient speed for lift. The wing ...more

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Age: Died at 65 (1825-1890)

Birthplace: Kotka, Finland

Profession: Aerospace Engineer, Engineer

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Alexander Sablukov is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Engineers from Russia
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Alexander Alexandrovich Sablukov was a Russian Lieutenant General, engineer and inventor. Sablukov is credited with invention of the centrifugal fan and contribution to the development of centrifugal pump. ...more

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Age: Died at 74 (1783-1857)

Profession: Military Officer, Inventor, Engineer

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Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev was a Soviet aeronautical engineer. He designed the Yakovlev military aircraft and founded the Yakovlev Design Bureau. Yakovlev was a member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1938. ...more

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Age: Died at 83 (1906-1989)

Birthplace: Moscow, Eurasia, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Russia Soviet Union

Profession: Politician, Aerospace Engineer, Engineer

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Alexei Kosygin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Engineers from Russia
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Alexei Nikolayevich Kosygin was a Soviet-Russian statesman during the Cold War. Kosygin was born in the city of St. Petersburg in 1904 to a Russian working-class family. He was conscripted into the labour army during the Russian Civil War, and after the Red Army's demobilisation in 1921, he worked ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1904-1980)

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Profession: Engineer, Teacher

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Alexey Sudayev


Alexey Ivanovich Sudayev was a Russian weapons designer. He created the PPS submachine gun and the AS-44 assault rifle. He lived in Leningrad, and participated in the defense of the city. The PPS was developed to be mass-produced for the defense of Leningrad. Sudayev designed one of the first Soviet ...more

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Age: Died at 34 (1912-1946)

Birthplace: Alatyr^! Chuvash Republic, Russia

Profession: Engineer

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