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Historical Russians

Many people throughout history define it by their actions, beliefs, and works. Can you name 18 historical people from Russia?
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Last updated: April 21, 2021
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The first emperor of Russia that led a cultural and scientific revolution
Peter I
Revolutionary founder of the Soviet Union
Vladimir Lenin
Chemist who invented the Periodic Table
Dmitri Mendeleev
Former peasant and healer for Alexei Nikolaevich
Grigori Rasputin
The last emperor of Russia
Nicholas II
Longest running ruler of the Soviet Union
Joseph Stalin
Wrote "War and Peace"
Leo Tolstoy
Known as a "terrible" tsar who subordinated nobles to his will
Ivan IV
Known as the Emperor of Russia, King of Poland and Grand Duke of Finland
Alexander II
Scientist and writer who influenced the formation of the modern Russian language
Mikhail Lomonosov
Novelist and philosopher who wrote "Crime and Punishment" and "Demons"
Fyodor Dostoevsky
This empress expanded the borders, founded many cities and continued to modernized Russia
Catherine II
Composed "Swan Lake" and "The Nutcracker"
Pyotr Tchaikovsky
Considered to be the greatest poet and founder of modern Russian literature
Alexander Pushkin
Last president of the USSR known for his glasnost policies and negotiating the end of the Cold War
Mikhail Gorbachev
Served an important role in Kievan Rus' history by stopping Swedish and German invaders
Alexander Nevsky
First man to go into Outer Space
Yuri Gagarin
Grand Duchess who was claimed by many people to be alive after her death in 1918
Anastasia Nikolaevna
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Level 76
Apr 21, 2021
Catherine is misspelled Cathrine
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Level 68
Apr 21, 2021
no lol