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

This list below has a variety of people, like Olga Zaitseva and Svetlana Sleptsova, in it.

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

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Alexander Sablukov is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Army Officers 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

Age: Died at 74 (1783-1857)

Profession: Military Officer, Inventor, Engineer

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César Cui is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Army Officers from Russia
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César Antonovich Cui was a Russian composer and music critic of French and Lithuanian descent. His profession was as an army officer and a teacher of fortifications, and his avocational life has particular significance in the history of music. In this sideline he is known as a member of The Five, a ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1835-1918)

Birthplace: Vilnius, Lithuania

Profession: Music critic, Military Officer, Composer

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Lioubov Galkina is a Russian sports shooter and Olympic champion. She received two medals at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens. ...more

Age: 44

Birthplace: Alapayevsk, Russia

Profession: Military Officer, Athlete

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Olga Zaitseva is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Army Officers from Russia
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Olga Alekseyevna Zaitseva is a former Russian biathlete. She began her career in 1994. After not competing in the 2014–15 season, Zaitseva announced her retirement on 24 January 2015. Shortly afterwards she announced that she had been appointed as caretaker head coach of the Russian biathlon team. ...more

Age: 37

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Military Officer, Athlete, Biathlete

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