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Famous People Named Vladimir

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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.
  • Vladimir Putin

    Vladimir Putin



    BirthplaceSaint Petersburg, Russia

    Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (; Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович Пу́тин, romanized: Vladímir...  more

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  • Vladimir Lenin

    Vladimir Lenin

    Politician, Economist

    AgeDec. at 54 (1870-1924)

    BirthplaceUlyanovsk, Russia

    Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (22 April 1870 – 21 January 1924), better known by his alias Lenin,...  more

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  • Vladimir Guerrero

    Vladimir Guerrero

    Baseball player


    BirthplaceDon Gregorio, Dominican Republic

    Vladimir Alvino Guerrero Sr. (born February 9, 1975), is a Dominican former professional...  more
  • Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov

    Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov

    Novelist, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 78 (1899-1977)

    BirthplaceSaint Petersburg, Russia

    Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov (; Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович Набо́ков [vɫɐˈdʲimʲɪr...  more
  • Vladimir Horowitz

    Vladimir Horowitz

    Pianist, Composer

    AgeDec. at 86 (1903-1989)

    BirthplaceKiev, Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic

    Vladimir Samoylovich Horowitz (; Russian: Владимир Самойлович Горовиц; Ukrainian: Володимир...  more
  • Vladimir Ashkenazy

    Vladimir Ashkenazy

    Conductor, Musician


    BirthplaceNizhny Novgorod, Russia

    Vladimir Davidovich Ashkenazy (Russian: Влади́мир Дави́дович Ашкена́зи, Vladimir Davidovich...  more
  • Vladimir Ivanov


    BirthplaceChelyabinsk Oblast, Russia

    Vladimir Ivanov is an athlete....  more
  • Vladimir Mayakovsky

    Vladimir Mayakovsky

    Poet, Screenwriter

    AgeDec. at 37 (1893-1930)

    BirthplaceBaghdati, Georgia

    Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky (; Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович Маяко́вский; 19 July...  more
  • Vladimir Vysotsky

    Vladimir Vysotsky

    Songwriter, Actor

    AgeDied at 42 (1938-1980)

    BirthplaceMoscow, Russia

    Vladimir Semyonovich Vysotsky (Russian: Влади́мир Семёнович Высо́цкий, IPA: [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr...  more

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  • Vladimir Matyushenko
    Vladimir Vladimirovich Matyushenko (Belarusian: Владимир Владимирович Матюшенко, Uladzimir...  more
  • Vladimir Stojković

    Vladimir Stojković

    Soccer Player


    BirthplaceLoznica, Serbia

    Vladimir Stojković (Serbian Cyrillic: Владимир Стојковић, pronounced [ʋlǎdimiːr stǒːjkoʋitɕ];...  more
  • Vladimir Dracula
  • Vladimir K. Zworykin

    Vladimir K. Zworykin

    Inventor, Engineer

    AgeDec. at 94 (1888-1982)

    BirthplaceMurom, Eurasia, Vladimir Oblast, Russia

    Vladimir Kosmich Zworykin (Russian: Влади́мир Козьми́ч Зворы́кин, Vladimir Koz'mich Zvorykin;...  more

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  • Vladimir Bystrov


    BirthplaceLuga, Leningrad Oblast, Russia

    Vladimir Sergeyevich Bystrov (Russian: Владимир Серге́евич Быстров, born 31 January 1984) is a...  more
  • Vladimir Lisin

    Vladimir Lisin



    BirthplaceIvanovo, Russia

    Vladimir Sergeyevich Lisin (born 7 May 1956 in Ivanovo) is a Russian steel tycoon. He is...  more
  • Vladimir Tarasenko

    Vladimir Tarasenko

    Ice Hockey Player, Athlete


    BirthplaceYaroslavl, Russia

    Vladimir Andreyevich Tarasenko (Russian: Влади́мир Андре́евич Тарасе́нко; born 13 December...  more


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  • Vladimir Potanin

    Vladimir Potanin



    BirthplaceMoscow, Russia

    Vladimir Olegovich Potanin (Владимир Олегович Потанин in Russian; born 3 January 1961) is a...  more
  • Vladimir Konstantinov
    Vladimir Nikolaevich Konstantinov (Russian: Владимир Николаевич Константинов; born March 19,...  more
  • Vladimir Kozlov

    Vladimir Kozlov

    Wrestler, Actor


    Oleg Aleksandrovich Prudius (Russian: Олег Александрович Прудиус; Ukrainian: Олег...  more
  • Vladimir Smirnov
    Vladimir Mikhaylovich Smirnov (Russian: Влади́мир Миха́йлович Смирно́в; born 7 March 1964) is...  more
  • Vladimir Komarov

    Vladimir Komarov

    Astronaut, Engineer

    AgeDec. at 40 (1927-1967)

    BirthplaceMoscow, Eurasia, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Russia, Soviet Union

    Vladimir Mikhaylovich Komarov (Russian: Влади́мир Миха́йлович Комаро́в, IPA: [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr...  more

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  • Vladimir Cosma

    Vladimir Cosma

    Conductor, Film Score Composer


    BirthplaceBucharest, Romania

    Vladimir Cosma (born 13 April 1940) is a Romanian-born French composer, conductor and...  more
  • Vladimir Zhirinovsky

    Vladimir Zhirinovsky

    Politician, Singer


    BirthplaceAlmaty, Kazakhstan

    Vladimir Volfovich Zhirinovsky (Russian: Влади́мир Во́льфович Жирино́вский; né Eidelstein...  more
  • Vladimir Mashkov

    Vladimir Mashkov

    Theatre Director, Actor


    BirthplaceTula, Eurasia, Russia, Tula Oblast

    Vladimir Lvovich Mashkov, PAR (born 27 November 1963) is a Soviet and Russian theater actor...  more
  • Vladimir Vernadsky

    Vladimir Vernadsky

    Geochemist, Mineralogist

    AgeDec. at 82 (1863-1945)

    BirthplaceSaint Petersburg, Russia

    Vladimir Ivanovich Vernadsky (Russian: Влади́мир Ива́нович Верна́дский; Ukrainian: Володи́мир...  more