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Who knew there were so many famous people named Lev in the world? Our list of celebrities named Lev includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Levs below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Lev, actors named Lev, and much more. Lev Yashin, Lev Kamenev, and Lev Mekhlis are only a few of the well-known people named Lev on this list.

Lev Yashin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Yashin Soccer Player Lev Ivanovich Yashin, nicknamed as "The Black Spider" or "The Black Panther", was a Soviet-Russian football goalkeeper, considered by many to be the greatest goalkeeper in ...more

Lev Kamenev is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Kamenev Politician Lev Borisovich Kamenev, born Rozenfeld, was a Bolshevik revolutionary and a prominent Soviet politician. He served briefly as the first head of state of Soviet Russia in 1917, and from 1923-24 ...more

Lev Mekhlis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Mekhlis Politician Lev Zakharovich Mekhlis was a Soviet politician.

Lev Dyomin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Dyomin Pilot, Astronaut Lev Stepanovich Dyomin was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on the Soyuz 15 spaceflight in 1974. This spaceflight was intended to dock with the space station Salyut 3, but the docking failed.

Lev L. Spiro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev L. Spiro Television director, Screenwriter, Actor Lev L. Spiro is an American film and television director. His tv episodic work includes multiple Emmy Award winning shows such as Modern Family, Weeds, Arrested Development, My Name Is Earl, ...more

Lev Vygotsky is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Vygotsky Psychologist, Scientist Lev Semyonovich Vygotsky was a Soviet psychologist, the founder of a theory of human cultural and bio-social development commonly referred to as cultural-historical psychology, and leader of the ...more

Lev Rebet is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Rebet Lev Rebet was a Ukrainian political writer and anti-communist during World War II. He was a key cabinet member in the Ukrainian government which proclaimed independence on June 30, 1941. For a ...more

Lev Shestov is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Shestov Philosopher Lev Isaakovich Shestov, born Yehuda Leyb Schwarzmann, was a Russian existentialist philosopher. Born in Kiev on February 13 [O.S. January 31] 1866, he emigrated to France in 1921, fleeing from ...more

Lev Landau is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Landau Physicist, Scientist Lev Davidovich Landau was a prominent Soviet physicist who made fundamental contributions to many areas of theoretical physics. His accomplishments include the independent co-discovery of the ...more

Lev Kuleshov is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Kuleshov Film Art Director, Production Designer, Screenwriter Lev Vladimirovich Kuleshov was a Soviet filmmaker and film theorist who taught at and helped establish the world's first film school, the Moscow Film School.

Lev Zhurbin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Zhurbin Film Score Composer, Arranger, Musician Lev 'Ljova' Zhurbin is a composer, violist, and arranger. Ljova is the author of over 70 original compositions for classical, jazz, and folk music ensembles. He has also contributed musical ...more

Lev Leviev is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Leviev Businessperson Lev Avnerovich Leviev is an Uzbek-born Israeli businessman, philanthropist and investor, of Bukhari Jewish background. With a net worth of roughly $1.5 billion in March 2013, he has been a major ...more

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Lev Raphael is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Raphael Writer Lev Raphael is a writer.

Lev Vasilevsky is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Vasilevsky Lev Vasilevsky, also known as Leonid A. Tarasov, was the KGB Mexico City Illegal Resident during much of the period of the Manhattan Project. In 1943, Moscow Center of KGB intelligence ...more

Lev Prygunov is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Prygunov Actor Lev Prygunov is an actor.

Lev Borisov is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Borisov Actor Lev Ivanovich Borisov PAR was a Russian actor. Brother of Oleg Borisov. He was a People's Artist of Russia. Lev Borisov was buried at the Troyekurovskoye Cemetery.

Lev Durov is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Durov Actor Lev Konstantinovich Durov is a Soviet/Russian theatre and films actor since 1955, People's Artist of USSR.

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Lev Aleksandrovich Mey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Aleksandrovich Mey Poet, Playwright Lev Aleksandrovich Mei was a Russian dramatist and poet.

Lev Conus is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Conus Music Educator, Pianist, Composer Lev Eduardovich Conus was a Russian pianist, music educator, and composer. A brother of the composers Georgi Conus and Julius Conus, he studied together with Sergei Rachmaninoff in Anton ...more

Lev Chernyi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Chernyi Poet, Social activist Lev Chernyi was a Russian individualist anarchist theorist, activist and poet, and a leading figure of the Third Russian Revolution. In 1917, Chernyi was released from his political imprisonment ...more

Lev Sverdlin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Sverdlin Theatre Director, Actor Lev Sverdlin was an actor.

Lev Slavin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Slavin Screenwriter Lev Slavin was a screenwriter.

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Lev Lemke is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Lemke Actor Lev Isaakovich Lemke was a Soviet and Russian actor, awareded the title Meritorious Artist of Russia. Lemke finished his education in the Theatre School of Dnipropetrovsk in 1959, then worked in ...more

Lev Shreve is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Shreve Baseball player Leven Lawrence Shreve, was a professional baseball player who played pitcher in the Major Leagues from 1887-1889. He would play for the Baltimore Orioles and Indianapolis Hoosiers.

Lev Knipper is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Knipper Soldier, Composer, Ethnomusicologist Lev Konstantinovich Knipper, a Russian composer of partially German descent and an active OGPU - NKVD agent.

Lev Kekushev is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Kekushev Architect Lev Nikolayevich Kekushev was a Russian architect, notable for his Art Nouveau buildings in Moscow, built in the 1890s and early 1900s in the original, Franco-Belgian variety of this style. ...more

Lev Kulidzhanov is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Kulidzhanov Screenwriter, Film Director Lev Aleksandrovich Kulidzhanov was a Soviet film director and screenwriter. He directed eleven films between 1954 and 1994.

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Lev Vaidman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Vaidman Physicist Lev Vaidman is a Russian-Israeli physicist and Professor at Tel Aviv University, Israel. He is noted for his work in the area of quantum teleportation and the Elitzur–Vaidman bomb-testing ...more

Lev Arnshtam is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Arnshtam Screenwriter, Film Director Lev Oskarovich Arnshtam was a Soviet film director and screenwriter. He directed nine films between 1936 and 1967.

Lev Yilmaz is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Yilmaz Animator, Comics artist Levni Yilmaz is a San Francisco based independent film maker, artist and publisher, best known for his “Tales of Mere Existence” animated comic series.

Lev Vekker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Vekker Psychologist Lev Markovich Vekker, Russian: Лев Маркович Веккер was a Russian and American psychologist. His research focused on the problems of objectivity of human cognition. Vekker advanced a general ...more

Lev Lyubetskiy is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Lyubetskiy Actor Lev Lyubetskiy was an actor.

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Lev Artsimovich is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Artsimovich Physicist Lev Andreevich Artsimovich was a Soviet physicist, academician of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, member of the Presidium of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, and Hero of Socialist Labor.

Lev Gorn is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Gorn Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director Lev Gorn is a Russian-American stage, film and television actor. Sometimes he is credited as Lev Gorens.

Lev Schnirelmann is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Schnirelmann Mathematician Lev Genrikhovich Schnirelmann was a Soviet mathematician who sought to prove Goldbach's conjecture. In 1930, using the Brun sieve, he proved that any natural number greater than 1 can be written ...more

Lev Kopelev is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Kopelev Writer Lev Zalmanovich Kopelev was a Soviet author and dissident.

Lev Gumilev is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Gumilev Anthropologist Lev Nikolayevich Gumilev, was a Soviet historian, ethnologist, anthropologist and translator from Persian, who is known for his highly non-orthodox theories of ethnogenesis.

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Lev Pontryagin is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Pontryagin Mathematician Lev Semyonovich Pontryagin was a Soviet mathematician. He was born in Moscow and lost his eyesight due to a primus stove explosion when he was 14. Despite his blindness he was able to become one ...more

Lev Voronin is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Voronin Lev Alekseyevich Voronin was a Soviet Russian official. He served as a First Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers, literally the Vice-Premier of the Soviet Union, from 1989 to 1990. ...more

Lev Berg is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Berg Geographer Lev Semyonovich Berg was a leading Soviet geographer, biologist and ichthyologist who served as President of the Soviet Geographical Society between 1940 and 1950. He also developed his own ...more

Lev Atamanov is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Atamanov Film Director Lev Atamanov, born Levon Konstantinovich Atamanyan was a Soviet animated films director of Armenian descent. Atamanov was one of the foremost Soviet animation film directors and one of the ...more

Lev Psakhis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Psakhis Writer Lev Borisovich Psakhis is a naturalised Israeli chess grandmaster, trainer and author. Born in Siberia, he is also a two-time former champion of the Soviet Union.

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Lev Perfilov is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Perfilov Actor Lev Perfilov is an actor.

Lev Lobodin is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Lobodin Lev Alekseyevich Lobodin is a male decathlete from Russia, having changed nationality from Ukraine at the end of 1996. His best achievement was the silver medal at the 2003 World Indoor ...more

Lev Loseff is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Loseff Lev Loseff was a Russian poet, literary critic, essayist and educator.

Lev Yalçın is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Yalçın Levent "Lev" Yalçın is a Turkish footballer, currently playing for Spennymoor in the Northern League 1st Division.

Lev Aleksandrovich Chugaev is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Aleksandrovich Chugaev Chemist Lev Aleksandrovich Chugaev was a chemist in the Russian Empire. The Chugaev reaction, which he discovered during his work on thujene an terpene, is named after him. He was also active in the ...more

Lev Gor'kov is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Gor'kov Physicist, Teacher Lev Petrovich Gor'kov is a Russian-American research physicist internationally known for his pioneering work in the field of superconductivity. He is a professor of physics at Florida State ...more

Lev Polugaevsky is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Polugaevsky Lev Abramovich Polugaevsky was an International Grandmaster of chess and frequent contender for the world chess championship, although he never achieved that title. He was one of the strongest ...more

Lev Sergeyevich Pushkin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Lev
Lev Sergeyevich Pushkin Lev Sergeyevich Pushkin was the brother of Aleksandr Pushkin.