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List of famous politicians from Russia, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Russian politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Russian politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Russia and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Russia, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List contains politicians like Georgy Malenkov and Andrei Grechko.

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Aaron Soltz is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Died at 73 (1872-1945)
Aaron Aleksandrovich Soltz was an Old Bolshevik and a Soviet politician and lawyer. He was informally known as the "conscience of the Party". While partially responsible for the Soviet ...more
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Adolph Joffe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Died at 44 (1883-1927)
Adolph Abramovich Joffe was a Communist revolutionary, a Bolshevik politician and a Soviet diplomat of Karaite descent.
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Aleksandr Bokovikov is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Aleksandr Bokovikov age 62
Aleksandr Bokovikov was a Russian politician and businessman who served as the Governor of the now defunct Evenk Autonomous Okrug from 1997 until 2001. The Evenk Autonomous Okrug was later ...more
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Aleksandr Danilovich Menshikov is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Died at 56 (1673-1729)
Prince Alexander Danilovich Menshikov was a Russian statesman, whose official titles included Generalissimus, Prince of the Russian Empire and Duke of Izhora, Prince of the Holy Roman Empire, ...more
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Aleksandr Vasilevsky is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Dec. at 82 (1895-1977)
Aleksandr Mikhaylovich Vasilevsky was a Russian career officer in the Red Army who was promoted to the rank of Marshal of the Soviet Union in 1943. He was the Chief of the General Staff of the ...more
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Aleksey Kuropatkin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Aleksey Kuropatkin Died at 77 (1848-1925)
Alexei Nikolayevich Kuropatkin was the Russian Imperial Minister of War from 1898 to 1904, and often held responsible for major Russian defeats in the Russian-Japanese War, most notably at the ...more
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Aleksey Petrovich Yermolov is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Died at 84 (1777-1861)
Aleksey Petrovich Yermolov, or Ermolov, was a Russian Imperial general of the 19th century who commanded Russian troops in the Caucasus War.
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Alexander Ankvab is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
age 66
Aleksandr Ankvab is an Abkhaz politician and businessman who was President of Abkhazia from May 29, 2011, until his resignation on June 1, 2014. Under President Sergei Bagapsh, he previously ...more
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Alexander Berdnikov is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Alexander Berdnikov age 65
Alexander Vasilyevich Berdnikov is a Russian politician, current Chairman of the Government of the Altai Republic, and the head of the republic. He took office on January 20, 2006. He was a ...more
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Alexander Bessmertnykh is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Alexander Bessmertnykh age 85
Alexander Alexandrovich Bessmertnykh is a Russian diplomat who briefly served as foreign minister.
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Alexander Chernyshyov is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Alexander Chernyshyov Died at 71 (1786-1857)
Alexander Ivanovich Chernyshyov, General of Cavalry, was a Russian military leader, diplomat and statesman, whose career began in the Napoleonic Wars. After the Battle of Austerlitz, he carried ...more
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Alexander Donskoy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
age 48
Alexander Victorovich Donskoy is the mayor of the Northern Russian city of Arkhangelsk. He was the first Russian politician of national recognition who proclaimed intentions to run for the ...more
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Alexander Drenteln is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Died at 68 (1820-1888)
Alexander Romanovich Drenteln was a 19th-century Russian General. He held the rank of General of the Infantry, and held the positions of Adjutant General of the H. I. M. Retinue, Chief of ...more
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Alexander I of Russia is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Died at 48 (1777-1825)
Alexander I, reigned as Emperor of Russia from 23 March 1801 to 1 December 1825. He was the first Russian King of Poland, reigning from 1815 to 1825, as well as the first Russian Grand Duke of ...more
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Alexander II of Russia is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Died at 63 (1818-1881)
Alexander II was the Emperor of Russia from 2 March 1855 until his assassination in 1881. He was also the King of Poland and the Grand Prince of Finland. Alexander was the most successful ...more
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Alexander III of Russia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Died at 49 (1845-1894)
Alexander III, or Alexander Alexandrovich Romanov was Emperor of Russia, King of Poland and Grand Prince of Finland from 13 March [O.S. 1 March] 1881 until his death on 1 November [O.S. 20 ...more
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Alexander Ilyich Yegorov is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Alexander Ilyich Yegorov Died at 56 (1883-1939)
Alexander Ilyich Yegorov or Egorov, was a Soviet military leader during the Russian Civil War, when he commanded the Red Army's Southern Front and played an important part in defeating the White ...more
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Alexander Ivanovich Ostermann-... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Alexander Ivanovich Ostermann-Tolstoy Died at 85 (1772-1857)
Alexander Ivanovich Count Osterman-Tolstoy was a Russian nobleman and soldier in the era of the French Revolutionary Wars. He belonged to the famous Tolstoy family.
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Alexander Izvolsky is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Alexander Izvolsky Died at 63 (1856-1919)
Count Alexander Petrovich Izvolsky or Iswolsky was a Russian diplomat remembered as a major architect of Russia's alliance with the British Empire during the years leading to the outbreak of the ...more
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Alexander Karelin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
age 51
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Karelin is a Hero of the Russian Federation and retired Greco-Roman wrestler for the Soviet Union and Russia. Nicknamed the "Russian Bear", "Russian King ...more
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Alexander Kerensky is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Died at 89 (1881-1970)
Alexander Fyodorovich Kerensky was a Russian lawyer and politician, who served as the second Minister-Chairman of the Russian Provisional Government in July–November 1917. A leader of the ...more
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Alexander Khloponin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
age 53
Alexander Gennadyevich Khloponin was born on March 6, 1965 in Colombo, Ceylon. Khloponin was the governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai in Siberia, Russia. Khloponin has a finance degree from the Finance ...more
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Alexander Lebed is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Died at 52 (1950-2002)
Alexander Ivanovich Lebed was a Russian military officer and politician. He placed third in the 1996 Russian presidential election, with 14.5% of the vote nationwide. He later served as Russia's ...more
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Alexander Lebedev is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
age 59
Alexander Yevgenievich Lebedev is a Russian businessman, referred to as one of the Russian oligarchs. In March 2012, he was listed by Forbes magazine as one of the richest Russians with an ...more
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Alexander Yakovlev is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Russia
Died at 82 (1923-2005)
Alexander Nikolaevich Yakovlev was a Soviet politician and historian. During the 1980s he was a member of the Politburo and Secretariat of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. The chief of ...more