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Who knew there were so many famous people named Vladimir in the world? Our list of celebrities named Vladimir 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 Vladimirs 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 Vladimir, actors named Vladimir, and much more. Vladimir Putin, Vladimir Lenin, and Vladimir Guerrero are only a few of the well-known people named Vladimir on this list.
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Vladimir Putin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Politician Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin has been the President of Russia since 7 May 2012. Putin previously served as President from 2000 to 2008, and as Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and ...more

Vladimir Lenin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Politician, Economist, Revolutionary Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov, alias Lenin was a Russian communist revolutionary, politician and political theorist. He served as head of government of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic ...more

Vladimir Guerrero is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Baseball player Vladimir Alvino Guerrero is a Dominican former professional baseball player who spent 16 seasons in Major League Baseball. A right fielder and designated hitter, he has played for the Montreal ...more

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Novelist, Screenwriter, Author Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov was a Russian-American novelist. While Nabokov's first nine novels were in Russian, he later rose to international prominence as a writer of English prose. He also ...more

Vladimir Horowitz is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Pianist, Composer, Teacher Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz was a Russian-born American classical pianist and composer. His technique, use of tone color and the excitement of his playing were considered legendary. He is ...more

Vladimir Ashkenazy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Conductor, Musician Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy is a Russian-born pianist and conductor of Icelandic and Swiss citizenship.

Vladimir Ivanov is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Athlete Vladimir Ivanov is an athlete.

Vladimir Mayakovsky is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Poet, Screenwriter, Actor Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky was a Russian and Soviet poet, playwright, artist and stage and film actor. 1913-1917 saw Mayakovsky's rise to fame as a leader of the Russian Futurist ...more

Vladimir Vysotsky is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Songwriter, Actor, Singer Vladimir Semyonovich Vysotsky was a Russian singer-songwriter, poet, and actor whose career had an immense and enduring effect on Soviet and Russian culture. He became widely known for his ...more

Vladimir Matyushenko is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Vladimir Vladimirovich Matyushenko is a retired Belarusian mixed martial artist who fought in the Light Heavyweight division. He has competed for Bellator MMA, UFC, Affliction, Jungle Fight, and ...more

Vladimir Stojković is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Soccer Player Vladimir Stojković is a Serbian professional footballer who plays for Israeli club Maccabi Haifa F.C. and the Serbian national team as a goalkeeper. During his career he played for the two ...more

Vladimir Dracula is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir

Vladimir K. Zworykin is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Inventor, Engineer Vladimir Kosmich Zworykin was a Russian-American inventor, engineer, and pioneer of television technology. Zworykin invented a television transmitting and receiving system employing cathode ray ...more

Vladimir Bystrov is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Footballer Vladimir Sergeyevich Bystrov is an association football right winger who currently plays for FC Krasnodar and the Russian national football team. He is renowned for his blistering pace and is ...more

Vladimir Lisin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Businessperson Vladimir Lisin is a Russian steel tycoon. He is chairman and the majority shareholder of Novolipetsk or NLMK, one of the four largest steel companies in Russia. He is a leading world authority ...more

Vladimir Tarasenko is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Ice Hockey Player, Athlete Vladimir Andreyevich Tarasenko is a Russian professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. Tarasenko has played for the Russian junior ...more

Vladimir Potanin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Businessperson Vladimir Olegovich Potanin is a Russian billionaire entrepreneur and oligarch. He acquired his wealth notably through the controversial loans-for-shares program in Russia. He is one of the ...more

Vladimir Konstantinov is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Vladimir Nikolaevich Konstantinov is a Russian-American retired professional ice hockey player who played his entire National Hockey League career with the Detroit Red Wings. Previously, he had ...more

Vladimir Kozlov is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Wrestler, Actor Oleg Aleksandrovich Prudius is a Ukrainian American professional wrestler. He was also known by his ring name Vladimir Kozlov. When competing for WWE, he won the Tag Team Championship once with ...more

Vladimir Smirnov is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Vladimir Mikhaylovich Smirnov is a Kazakhstani former cross-country skier who raced from the 1982 until 1991 for the USSR and, later, for Kazakhstan. He is the first Olympic champion from ...more

Vladimir Komarov is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Astronaut, Engineer Vladimir Mikhaylovich Komarov was a Soviet test pilot, aerospace engineer and cosmonaut in the first group of cosmonauts selected in 1960. He was one of the most highly experienced and ...more

Vladimir Cosma is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Composer Vladimir Cosma is a Romanian-born French composer, conductor and violinist, born 13 April 1940 in Bucharest, Romania, into a family of musicians. His father, Teodor Cosma, was a pianist and ...more

Vladimir Zhirinovsky is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Politician, Singer, Lawyer Vladimir Volfovich Zhirinovsky, born Vladimir Volfovich Eidelstein on 25 April 1946, is a Russian politician and political activist. He is a colonel in the Russian Army, founder and the leader ...more

Vladimir Mashkov is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Theatre Director, Actor, Film Director Vladimir Lvovich Mashkov, PAR is a Russian actor, known to Western audiences for his work in the 2001 film Behind Enemy Lines and 2011 film Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol. Mashkov has also ...more

Vladimir Vernadsky is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Geochemist, Mineralogist, Chemist Vladimir Ivanovich Vernadsky was a Ukrainian, Russian and Soviet mineralogist and geochemist who is considered one of the founders of geochemistry, biogeochemistry, and of radiogeology, founder ...more

Vladimir Sofronitsky is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Pianist Vladimir Vladimirovich Sofronitsky was a Soviet-Russian classical pianist, best known as an interpreter of the Russian composer Alexander Scriabin, whose daughter he married.

Vladimir Herzog is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Journalist Vladimir Herzog nicknamed Vlado, was a Brazilian journalist, university professor and playwright of Croatian Jewish origin. He also developed a taste for photography, because of his film ...more

Vladimir Megre is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir

Vladimir Shatalov is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Pilot, Astronaut Vladimir Aleksandrovich Shatalov is a former Soviet cosmonaut who flew three space missions of the Soyuz programme: Soyuz 4, Soyuz 8, and Soyuz 10.

Vladimir Solovyov is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Philosopher Vladimir Sergeyevich Solovyov was a Russian philosopher, theologian, poet, pamphleteer and literary critic, who played a significant role in the development of Russian philosophy and poetry at ...more

Vladimir Vasyutin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Pilot, Astronaut Vladimir Vladimirovich Vasyutin was a Soviet cosmonaut. He was selected as a cosmonaut on December 1, 1978. He retired on February 25, 1986. Vasyutin was assigned to the TKS program for a new ...more

Vladimir Spivakov is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Conductor, Voice acting, Violinist Vladimir Teodorovich Spivakov is a leading Russian conductor and violinist best known for his work with the Moscow Virtuosi chamber orchestra. At the age of 13, Spivakov was awarded the first ...more

Vladimir Krutov is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Vladimir Yevgenyevich Krutov, nicknamed "The Tank", was a Soviet hockey forward. Together with Igor Larionov and Sergei Makarov, he was part of the famed KLM Line. He is considered one ...more

Vladimír Remek is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Pilot, Astronaut Vladimír Remek is a Czech politician and diplomat as well as a former cosmonaut and military pilot. He flew aboard Soyuz 28 from 2 to 10 March 1978, becoming the first Czechoslovak in ...more

Vladimir Kovalyonok is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Pilot, Astronaut Vladimir Vasiliyevich Kovalyonok Belarusian: Уладзі́мір Васі́льевіч Кавалёнак; Russian: Влади́мир Васи́льевич Ковалёнок; born March 3, 1942 in Beloye, Minsk Oblast, Byelorussian SSR, is a ...more

Vladimir Lyakhov is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Pilot, Astronaut Vladimir Afanasyevich Lyakhov is a former Soviet cosmonaut. He was selected as cosmonaut on May 5, 1967, and retired on September 7, 1994. Lyakhov was the Commander on Soyuz 32, Soyuz T-9 and ...more

Vladimir Artemov is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Vladimir Nikolaevich Artemov is a former Russian gymnast, Olympic champion and world champion who competed for the Soviet Union. He was born in Vladimir. Artemov competed at the 1988 Summer ...more

Vladimir Salnikov is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Swimmer Vladimir Valeryevich Salnikov is a Russian former freestyle swimmer who competed for the Soviet Union and set 12 world records in the 400, 800 and 1,500 meter events. Nicknamed a "monster ...more

Vladimir Dmitrievich Nabokov is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Criminologist, Journalist, Author Vladimir Dmitrievich Nabokov was a Russian criminologist, journalist, and progressive statesman during the last years of the Russian Empire. He was the father of Russian-American author Vladimir ...more

Vladimir Luxuria is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Politician, Actor, Writer Vladimir "Vladi" Luxuria born Wladimiro Guadagno in Foggia, Apulia is an Italian actress, writer, politician and television host. Luxuria was a Communist Refoundation Party member of ...more

Vladimir Bekhterev is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Physician Vladimir Mikhailovich Bekhterev was a Russian neurologist and the father of objective psychology. He is best known for noting the role of the hippocampus in memory, his study of reflexes, and ...more

Vladimir Georgiyevich Titov is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Pilot, Astronaut Vladimir Georgiyevich Titov, Colonel, Russian Air Force, Ret., and former Russian cosmonaut was born January 1, 1947, in Sretensk, in the Zabaykalsky Krai region of Russia. He is married to the ...more

Vladimir Dzhanibekov is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Pilot, Astronaut Vladimir Aleksandrovich Dzhanibekov is a former cosmonaut who made five flights.

Vladimir Aksyonov is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Pilot, Astronaut Vladimir Viktorovich Aksyonov is a Soviet cosmonaut, married with two children. He graduated from institute of Engineering with diploma and graduated from Air Force Institute and graduated from ...more

Vladimir Yengibaryan is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Vladimir Yengibaryan was a former boxer for the Soviet Union of Armenian descent. He was an Olympic Champion, three-time European Champion and three-time Champion of the USSR. Yengibaryan was ...more

Vladimir Parfenovich is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Vladimir Parfenovich is a Soviet-born Belarus sprint canoer who competed from the late 1970s to the early 1980s. He later became involved in politics for his home country of Belarus.

Vladimír Weiss is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Footballer Vladimír Weiss is a Slovak footballer who plays as a winger for Lekhwiya SC in the Qatar Stars League.

Vladimir Shukhov is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Civil engineer, Polymath, Inventor Vladimir Grigoryevich Shukhov was a Russian engineer-polymath, scientist and architect renowned for his pioneering works on new methods of analysis for structural engineering that led to ...more

Vladimir Myshkin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Ice Hockey Player Vladimir Semenovich Myshkin is a former ice hockey goaltender. He was a goaltender for HC Dynamo Moscow and the Soviet Union national ice hockey team in the 1970s and 1980s.

Vladimir Lamsdorf is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Vladimir
Count Vladimir Nikolayevich Lamsdorf was a Russian statesman of Baltic German descent who served as Foreign Minister of the Russian Empire from 1900 – 1906, a crucial period which included the ...more