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List of notable or famous professors from Russia, with bios and photos, including the top professors born in Russia and even some popular professors who immigrated to Russia. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Russian professors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These professors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known professor from Russia is included when available.

List is made up of people like Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov and Dmitri Shostakovich.

This historic professors from Russia list can help answer the questions "Who are some Russian professors of note?" and "Who are the most famous professors from Russia?" These prominent professors of Russia may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Russian professors.

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Alexander A. Balandin is an electrical engineer and materials scientist known for his studies of phonons and excitons in nanostructures, experimental and theoretical investigation of thermal properties of graphene, electronic 1/f noise in novel materials and devices as well as for his works on ...more

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Professor

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Dmitri Shostakovich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Professors from Russia
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Dmitri Dmitriyevich Shostakovich was a Russian composer and pianist, and a prominent figure of 20th-century music. Shostakovich achieved fame in the Soviet Union under the patronage of Soviet chief of staff Mikhail Tukhachevsky, but later had a complex and difficult relationship with the government. ...more

Age: Died at 69 (1906-1975)

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Profession: Conductor, Film Score Composer, Pianist, Composer, Teacher

Credits: Children of Men, Eyes Wide Shut, Bridge of Spies, Nymphomaniac: Vol. I

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Igor Panarin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Professors from Russia
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Igor Nikolaevich Panarin is a Russian professor and political scientist. He is best known for his hypothesis of possible disintegration of the USA into six parts in 2010, conceived by him as early as 1998 but only gaining world attention ten years later. Igor Panarin has written 15 books and a ...more

Age: 57

Birthplace: Russia

Profession: Spokesperson, Professor, Political Science

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Konstantin Sonin


Konstantin Sonin is a Russian economist. He is professor of Economics at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia, and a research fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research, London. Sonin is co-founder of the joint HSE-NES Bachelor of Arts Program. Until December 2014 Sonin was ...more

Age: 45

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Profession: Professor