Famous People From Belarus

List of famous people from Belarus, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Belarus, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Belarus you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Belarus, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

List people include Kadish Luz, Yauheni Hutarovich and many more.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Belarus?" or "Which celebrities were born in Belarus?" then this list is a great resource for you.
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    • Birthplace: Vishnyeva, Belarus
    Shimon Peres (; Hebrew: שמעון פרס‎ [ʃiˌmon ˈpeʁes] (listen); born Szymon Perski; 2 August 1923 – 28 September 2016) was an Israeli politician who served as the ninth President of Israel (2007–2014), ...more
  • Marc Chagall
    Dec. at 97 (1887-1985)
    • Birthplace: Vitebsk, Belarus
    Marc Zakharovich Chagall (born Moishe Zakharovich Shagal; 6 July [O.S. 24 June] 1887 – 28 March 1985) was a Russian-French artist of Belarusian Jewish origin. An early modernist, he was associated ...more
    • Birthplace: Krupki Raion, Krupki, Belarus
    Vladimir Vasiliyevich Kovalyonok (Belarusian: Уладзі́мір Васі́льевіч Кавалёнак; Russian: Влади́мир Васи́льевич Ковалёнок; born March 3, 1942 in Beloye, Minsk Oblast, Belorussian SSR) is a retired ...more
  • Otto Schmidt
    Dec. at 64 (1891-1956)
    • Birthplace: Mogilev, Belarus
    Otto Yulyevich Shmidt (Born Otto Friedrich Julius Schmidt; Russian: Отто Юльевич Шмидт, romanized: Otto Jul'evič Shmidt; 30 September [O.S. 18 September] 1891 – 7 September 1956), better known as ...more
  • Ruslan Salei
    Dec. at 36 (1974-2011)
    • Birthplace: Minsk, Belarus
    Ruslan Albiertavič Saliej (Belarusian: Руслан Альбертавіч Салей; November 2, 1974 – September 7, 2011), better known as Ruslan Salei (Russian: Руслан Альбертович Салей), was a Belarusian professional ...more
    • Birthplace: Barysaw Raion, Barysaw, Belarus
    Anatoly Borisovich Chubais (Russian: Анато́лий Бори́сович Чуба́йс; born 16 June 1955) is a Russian politician and businessman of Russian and Jewish origin who was responsible for privatization in ...more