Famous Engineers from Russia

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.

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    • Birthplace: Ivanteyevka, Moscow Oblast, Russia
    Aleksandr Sergeyevich Ivanchenkov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Серге́евич Иванче́нков; born 28 September 1940 ) is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew as Flight Engineer on Soyuz 29 and Soyuz T-6, he spent ...more
    • Birthplace: Zhizdra, Russia
    Aleksei Stanislavovich Yeliseyev (Russian: Алексей Станиславович Елисеев; born July 13, 1934) is a retired Soviet cosmonaut who flew on three missions in the Soyuz programme as a flight engineer: ...more
  • Alexander Arkhangelsky
    Dec. at 86 (1892-1978)
    Alexander Alexandrovich Arkhangelsky (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Арха́нгельский, 1892–1978) was an aircraft designer and doctor of technical sciences.
  • Alexander Mozhaysky
    Dec. at 65 (1825-1890)
    • Birthplace: Kotka, Finland
    Alexander Fedorovich Mozhaysky (also transliterated as Mozhayski, Mozhayskii and Mozhayskiy; Russian: Алекса́ндр Фёдорович Можа́йский) (March 21 [O.S. March 9] 1825 – 1 April [O.S. March 20] 1890) ...more
  • Alexander Sablukov
    Dec. at 74 (1783-1857)
    Alexander Alexandrovich Sablukov (Russian: Александр Александрович Саблуков; 1783–1857) was a Russian Lieutenant General, engineer and inventor. Sablukov is credited with the invention of the ...more
  • Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev
    Dec. at 83 (1906-1989)
    • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
    Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev (Russian: Алекса́ндр Серге́евич Я́ковлев; 1 April [O.S. 19 March] 1906 – 22 August 1989) was a Soviet aeronautical engineer. He designed the Yakovlev military aircraft ...more