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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