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Famous People Named Yuri

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Ever wondered how many famous people named Yuri there are? This list of celebrities named Yuri includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Yuris on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Yuri, actors named Yuri, and even athletes named Yuri. Well-known Yuris like Yuri Gagarin, Yuri Ebihara, and Yuri are just the start of this list.
  • Yuri Gagarin

    Yuri Gagarin

    Astronaut, Military aviator

    AgeDec. at 34 (1934-1968)

    BirthplaceKlushino, Russia

    Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin  (9 March 1934 – 27 March 1968) was a Soviet Air Forces pilot and...  more

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  • Yuri Ebihara

    Yuri Ebihara

    Fashion Model, Model


    BirthplaceMiyazaki Prefecture, Japan

    Yuri Ebihara (蛯原 友里, Ebihara Yuri) (born 3 October 1979) in Miyazaki Prefecture is a Japanese...  more
  • Yuri


    Actor, Singer


    BirthplaceVeracruz, Mexico

    Yuridia Valenzuela Canseco, commonly known as Yuri, (born, 6 January 1964) is a Mexican...  more
  • Yuri Andropov

    Yuri Andropov


    AgeDec. at 70 (1914-1984)

    BirthplaceStavropol, Russia

    Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov (; Russian: Ю́рий Влади́мирович Андро́пов, tr. Júrij Vladímirovič...  more
  • Yuri Shchekochikhin

    Yuri Shchekochikhin

    Politician, Journalist

    AgeDec. at 53 (1950-2003)

    Yuri Petrovich Shchekochikhin (Russian: Ю́рий Петро́вич Щекочи́хин, IPA: [ˈjʉrʲɪj pʲɪˈtrovʲɪtɕ...  more
  • Yuri Podladchikov

    Yuri Podladchikov

    Snowboarder, Athlete


    BirthplaceMoscow, Russia

    Iouri Iourеvich Podladtchikov (Russian: Юрий Юрьевич Подладчиков, born 13 September 1988) is a...  more


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  • Yuri Lowenthal

    Yuri Lowenthal

    Television producer, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceTennessee, Nashville, USA

    Yuri Lowenthal (born March 5, 1971) is an American actor, producer and screenwriter known...  more
  • Yuri Malenchenko

    Yuri Malenchenko

    Astronaut, Fighter pilot


    BirthplaceSvitlovodsk, Ukraine

    Yuri Ivanovich Malenchenko (Russian: Юрий Иванович Маленченко; born December 22, 1961) is a...  more
  • Yuri Gidzenko

    Yuri Gidzenko

    Pilot, Astronaut



    Yuri Pavlovich Gidzenko (Russian: Юрий Павлович Гидзенко; born March 26, 1962) is a Russian...  more
  • Yuri Nikitin

    Yuri Nikitin

    Trampoline Gymnast


    BirthplaceKherson, Ukraine

    Yuri Nikitin (born July 15, 1978) is a Ukrainian gymnast and Olympic champion. He won a gold...  more
  • Yuri Shargin

    Yuri Shargin

    Aerospace Engineer, Engineer


    BirthplaceEngels, Saratov Oblast, Russia

    Yuri Georgiyevich Shargin (Russian: Юрий Георгиевич Шаргин) is a retired cosmonaut of the...  more
  • Yuri Galanskov

    Yuri Galanskov

    Publisher, Poet

    AgeDec. at 33 (1939-1972)

    BirthplaceSoviet Union

    Yuri Timofeyevich Galanskov (Russian: Ю́рий Тимофе́евич Галанско́в, 19 June 1939, Moscow - 4...  more
  • Yuri Baturin

    Yuri Baturin



    BirthplaceMoscow, Russia

    Yuri Mikhailovich Baturin (Russian: Юрий Михайлович Батурин; born 12 June 1949, in Moscow), is...  more
  • Yuri Nikulin

    Yuri Nikulin

    Ringmaster, Comedian

    AgeDec. at 76 (1921-1997)

    BirthplaceDemidov, Smolensk Oblast, Russia

    Yuri Vladimirovich Nikulin (Russian: Юрий Владимирович Никулин; 18 December 1921 – 21 August...  more
  • Yuri Butsayev
    Yuri Gennadievich Butsayev (born October 11, 1978) is a Russian former professional ice hockey...  more
  • Yuri Kondratyuk

    Yuri Kondratyuk

    Scientist, Aerospace Engineer

    AgeDec. at 45 (1897-1942)

    BirthplacePoltava, Ukraine

    Yuri Vasilievich Kondratyuk (real name Oleksandr Ignatyevich Shargei, Ukrainian: Олександр...  more
  • Yuri Zhirkov

    Yuri Zhirkov



    BirthplaceTambov, Russia

    Yuri Valentinovich Zhirkov (Russian: Ю́рий Валенти́нович Жирко́в, IPA: [ˈjʉrʲɪj...  more

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  • Yuri German

    Yuri German

    Screenwriter, Writer

    AgeDec. at 57 (1910-1967)

    BirthplaceEurope, Latvia, Northern Europe, Riga, Baltic states

    Yuri Pavlovich German (Russian: Ю́рий Па́влович Ге́рман) (April 4 [O.S. March 22] 1910 –...  more
  • Yuri Amano

    Voice acting


    BirthplaceFushimi-ku, Kyoto, Japan

    Yuri Amano (天野 由梨, Amano Yuri, born January 5, 1966 in Kyoto) is a Japanese voice actress who...  more
  • Yuri Milner

    Yuri Milner

    Investor, Entrepreneur


    BirthplaceMoscow, Russia

    Yuri Borisovich (Bentsionovich) Milner (Russian: Ю́рий Бори́сович Бенцио́нович Ми́льнер; born...  more
  • Yuri Bogatyryov

    AgeDied at 42 (1947-1989)

    BirthplaceRiga, Latvia

    Yuri Georgiyevich Bogatyryov was a Soviet film and theater actor, best known for his roles in...  more
  • Yuri Foreman

    Yuri Foreman

    Professional Boxer


    BirthplaceGomel, Belarus

    Yuri Foreman (born August 5, 1980) is an Israeli professional boxer who held the WBA super...  more
  • Yuri Landman

    Yuri Landman

    Guitarist, Inventor


    BirthplaceNetherlands, Zwolle, European Netherlands, Overijssel, Kingdom of the Netherlands

    Yuri Landman (born February 1, 1973) is a Dutch inventor of musical instruments and musician...  more
  • Yuri Arbachakov

    Yuri Arbachakov

    Professional Boxer


    BirthplaceKemerovo Oblast, Russia

    Yuri Arbachakov (born October 22, 1966 in Kemerovo Oblast, Russia) was a boxing champion in...  more
  • Yuri Shevchuk

    Yuri Shevchuk



    BirthplaceMagadan Oblast, Russia

    Yuri Yulianovich Shevchuk (Russian: Ю́рий Юлиа́нович Шевчу́к; born 16 May 1957, Yagodnoye,...  more