Death Place Matching "Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia]" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)


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1. Sergei M. Eisenstein

Director | Oktyabr

The son of an affluent architect, Eisenstein attended the Institute of Civil Engineering in Petrograd as a young man. With the fall of the tsar in 1917, he worked as an engineer for the Red Army. In the following years, Eisenstein joined up with the Moscow Proletkult Theater as a set designer and ...

2. Dmitri Shostakovich

Soundtrack | Children of Men

Dmitri Shostakovich, one of Russian culture's most acclaimed intellectuals who was censored under the dictatorship of Joseph Stalin, was an internationally recognized composer whose music was in over 100 films.

He was born Dmitri Dmitrievich Shostakovich on September 25, 1906, in St. Petersburg, ...

3. Lyubov Orlova

Actress | Tsirk

Lyubov Orlova was a Russian film star of the 1930s who enjoyed the sympathy of Joseph Stalin.

She was born Lyubov Petrovna Orlova on January 29, 1902 in Zvenigorod, a suburb of Moscow, Russia. Her father, Petr Orlov, was an officer in the Russian Imperial Army, her mother, Evgenia Sukhotina, ...

4. Konstantin Stanislavski

Na dne

Konstantin Stanislavski was a wealthy Russian businessman turned director who founded the Moscow Art Theatre, and originated the Stanislavski's System of acting which was spread over the world by his students, such as Michael Chekhov, Aleksei Dikij, Stella Adler, Viktor Tourjansky, and Richard ...

5. Aleksandr Dovzhenko

Writer | Zemlya

Aleksandr Dovzhenko was born on September 10, 1894 in Vyunishche, Sosnitsa Ueyzd, Chernigov Governorate, Russian Empire as Aleksandr Petrovich Dovzhenko. He was a writer and director, known for Earth (1930), Shors (1939) and Life in Bloom (1949). He was married to Yuliya Solntseva. He died on ...

6. Vladimir Vysotskiy

Actor | Plokhoy khoroshiy chelovek

Vladimir Vysotsky was an iconic Russian actor, singer-songwriter and public figure, who wrote over 700 songs and gave over 2000 public and private performances as an anti-establishment singer of the 60s and 70s in the former Soviet Union. He was one of the Soviet Union's boldest and most celebrated...

7. Mikhail Romm

Director | Chelovek No. 217

Mikhail Romm was born in 1901, into a Russian-Jewish family, in the Siberian city of Irkutsk, Russia. He served in the Red Army in 1918-21 as an Inspector of the Special Forces for Food Supplies. He was in charge of confiscations of bread and food from the wealthier farmers (kulaks) in Central ...

8. Boris Pasternak

Writer | Doctor Zhivago

Boris Pasternak was born in Moscow on February 10, 1890 into an artistic family of Russian-Jewish heritage. His father was an acclaimed artist named Leonid Pasternak, who converted to Christianity, and his mother was a renown concert pianist named Rosa Kaufman. Their home was open to family friends...

9. Sergey Urusevskiy

Cinematographer | Selskaya uchitelnitsa

Sergey Urusevskiy was born on December 23, 1908 in St. Petersburg, Russian Empire as Sergei Pavlovich Urusevsky. He was a cinematographer and director, known for The Village Teacher (1947), Dream of a Cossack (1951) and Beg inokhodtsa (1969). He died on November 12, 1974 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, ...

10. Aleksandr Rou

Director | Morozko

Aleksandr Rou was born on February 24, 1906 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Aleksandr Arturovich Rou. He was a director and writer, known for Frosty (1965), Kashchei the Immortal (1945) and The Night Before Christmas (1961). He was married to Irina Zarubina. He died on December 28, 1973 in Moscow, ...

11. Aleksandr Ptushko

Director | Kamennyy tsvetok

He has been referred to as the "Walt Disney of the Soviet Union."

12. V.I. Lenin

Writer | Un'alba

Vladimir Lenin was a Russian revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He served as head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924. Under his administration, Russia and then the wider Soviet Union became a one-party communist state governed ...

13. Yakov Protazanov

Director | L'angoissante aventure

Yakov Protazanov was born on February 4, 1881 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Yakov Aleksandrovich Protazanov. He was a director and writer, known for A Narrow Escape (1920), Adventures in Bokhara (1943) and Without Dowry (1937). He died on August 9, 1945 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR.

14. Vladimir Tikhonov

Actor | O lyubvi

Vladimir Tikhonov was born on February 29, 1948 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR as Vladimir Vyacheslavovich Tikhonov. He was an actor, known for A Ballad of Love (1966), Molodye (1971) and Yas i Yanina (1974). He was married to Natalya Egorova and Natalya Varley. He died in 1990 in Moscow, Russian ...

15. Yuliya Solntseva

Director | Povest plamennykh let

Yuliya Solntseva was born on August 7, 1901 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Yuliya Ippolitovna Peresvetova. She was a director and actress, known for The Story of the Flaming Years (1961), Aelita: Queen of Mars (1924) and Poem of the Sea (1958). She was married to Aleksandr Dovzhenko. She died on ...

16. Kim Philby

Kim Philby was born on January 1, 1912 in Ambala, Punjab, British India as Harold Adrian Russell Philby. He was married to Rufina Ivanovna Pukhova, Eleanor Brewer, Aileen Furse and Litzi Friedmann. He died on May 11, 1988 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR.

17. Lev Atamanov

Director | Zolotaya antilopa

Lev Atamanov is Soviet Russian animated film director. People's Artist of the Russian Federation (1978). Atamanov was born in 1905 in Moscow, in Armenian family. In 1926 he graduated from the First State Film School (workshop of Lev Kuleshov) with a film director diploma. From 1928 he worked as an ...

18. Mikhail Kaufman

Cinematographer | Vesnoy

Mikhail Kaufman was born on September 5, 1897 in Bialystok, Poland, Russian Empire. He is known for his work on In Spring (1929), Moscow (1927) and Nebyvalyj pohod (1931). He died on March 11, 1980 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR.

19. Roman Karmen

Director | Grenada, Grenada, Grenada moya

Roman Karmen was born on November 29, 1906 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Roman Lazarevich Karmen. He was a director and cinematographer, known for Grenada, Grenada, Grenada moya (1967), The Caspian Story (1954) and Nuremberg Trials (1946). He died on April 28, 1978 in Moscow, ...

20. Aleksey Konsovskiy

Actor | Kak possorilis Ivan Ivanovich s Ivanom Nikiforovichem

Aleksey Konsovskiy was an Honored Artist of the RSFSR (27.01.1964). National Artist of the RSFSR (13.04.1976). He graduated from the Technical School at the Theater named after V.E. Meyerhold (1933), until 1935 he was the actor of this theater. In 1935-1936 Konsovskiy was the artist of the studio ...

21. Ivan Pyrev

Director | Skazanie o zemle sibirskoy

Ivan Pyrev was born on November 4, 1901 in Kamen, Tomsk Governorate, Russian Empire as Ivan Aleksandrovich Pyriev. He was a director and writer, known for Symphony of Life (1948), They Met in Moscow (1941) and Six P.M. (1944). He was married to Lionella Pyryeva and Marina Ladynina. He died on ...

23. Yuri Andropov

Yuri Andropov was born on June 15, 1914 in Nagutskaya, Stavropol Governorate, Russian Empire as Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov. He died on February 9, 1984 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia].

24. Aleksei Tolstoy

Writer | Aelita

Aleksei Tolstoy was born on January 10, 1883 in Nikolayevsk, Samara Governorate, Russian Empire as Aleksei Nikolayevich Tolstoy. He was a writer, known for Aelita: Queen of Mars (1924), The Hyperboloid of Engineer Garin (1965) and Khromoy barin (1929). He was married to Julia V.Rozhansky, Lyudmila ...

25. Nikolay Batalov

Actor | Aelita

Nikolai Petrovich Batalov was born on December 6, 1899, in Moscow, Russia, into the family of a clerk. From 1910-1915 he studied at the Moscow Mercantile School named after the Czar Aleksander III. His interest in theatre and literature was supported by his grandmother, who encouraged his voracious...

26. Ilya Ilf

Writer | Sovershenno seryozno

Ilya Ilf was born Ilya Arnoldovich Fayzilberg on October 15, 1897, in Odessa, Russian Empire (now Odesa, Ukraine). His father, named Arnold Fayzilberg, was a clerk at a bank. In 1913, he graduated from a Technical School. He worked as a clerk, a telephone technician, and had various industrial jobs...

27. Anna Akhmatova

Writer | Svidanie v teatre pepla

Anna Akhmatova was arguably the greatest Russian woman poet.

She was born Anna Andreevna Gorenko on June 23, 1889, in Bolshoi Fontan, a suburb of Odessa, Ukraine, Russian Empire. Her father, Andrei Antonovich Gorenko, was a Navy Engineer. Her mother, Inna Erazmovna (nee Stogova), belonged to Russian...

28. Esfir Shub

Editor | K.S.E. - Komsomol Shef Elektrifikatsii

Esfir Shub was born into a family of landowners. She studied literature in Moscow, but after Revolution she began to attend the classes at the Institute for Women's Higher Education and then got a job as a 'theater officer' at the State Commissariat of Education. In the theatre she worked in ...

29. Gennady Shpalikov

Writer | Dolgaya schastlivaya zhizn

Gennady Shpalikov was born on September 6, 1937 in Segezha, Karelian ASSR, Russian SFSR, USSR as Gennady Fyodorovich Shpalikov. He is known for his work on Dolgaya schastlivaya zhizn (1966), Walking the Streets of Moscow (1964) and You and Me (1971). He was married to Inna Gulaya and Natalya ...

30. Vladimir Fogel

Actor | Po zakonu

Vladimir Fogel was born in 1902 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Vladimir Petrovich Fogel. He was an actor, known for By the Law (1926), The Adventures of the Three Reporters (1926) and Chess Fever (1925). He died on June 8, 1929 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia].

31. Eduard Tisse

Cinematographer | Bronenosets Potemkin

Eduard Tisse was born on April 13, 1897 in Libava, Grobina uyezd, Courland Governorate, Russian Empire as Eduard Kazimirovich Tisse. He was a cinematographer and director, known for Battleship Potemkin (1925), Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1944) and The Immortal Garrison (1956). He died on November 18...

32. Dmitri Kabalevsky

Soundtrack | Munich

Dmitri Borisovich Kabalevsky was born on December 30, 1904, in St. Petersburg, Russia. He was baptized by a Russian Orthodox priest on January 5, 1905, known as the "Bloody Sunday" of the 1st Russian Revolution. His father, named Boris Kabalevsky, was a mathematician. The family of Kabalevskys ...

33. Aleksandr Alov

Director | Tegeran-43

Classmate of the genius Sergei Parajanov at the Russian film school VGIK, also attended by the latter's best friend Mikhail Vartanov

34. Igor Ilyinsky

Actor | Miss Mend

Igor Ilyinsky was a notable Russian actor of Maly Theatre in Moscow, who was best known for his roles in Soviet comedies, such as Byvalov in Volga - Volga (1938).

He was born Igor Vladimirovich Ilyinsky on June 24, 1901, in Moscow, Russia. Young Ilyinsky was fond of theatre, he was involved in drama ...

35. Grigoriy Roshal

Director | Musorgskiy

Grigoriy Roshal was born on October 21, 1899 in Novozybkov, Chernigov Governorate, Russian Empire as Grigori Lvovich Roshal. He was a director and writer, known for Mussorgsky (1950), Ivan Pavlov (1949) and Flames on the Volga (1956). He was married to Vera Stroyeva. He died on January 11, 1983 in ...

36. Isaak Babel

Writer | Evreyskoe schaste

Isaak Babel was born on June 30, 1894 in Odessa, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire as Isaak Emmanuilovich Babel. He was a writer, known for Jewish Luck (1925), Dzhimmi Khiggins (1928) and Bennie the Howl (1926). He was married to Yevgenia Gronfein. He died on January 27, 1940 in Moscow, Russian ...

37. Elizaveta Svilova

Director | Klyatva molodykh

Elizaveta Svilova was born on September 5, 1900 in Moscow, Russian Empire. She was an assistant director and director, known for Klyatva molodykh (1944), Parade of Youth (1946) and Hasta la Raíz. She was married to Dziga Vertov. She died on November 11, 1975 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR.

38. Konstantin Rokossovsky

Self | Esli dorog tebe tvoy dom...

Soviet Army Gen. Konstantin Rokossovsky was born in Warsaw, Poland, which was then part of the Russian Empire (his father had moved the family to Warsaw after being appointed Inspector of the Polish Railways. His mother was Polish). Although the Rokossovsky family was descended from the Polish ...

39. Valentina Serova

Actress | Glinka

Valentina Serova was born on December 23, 1917 in Kharkov [now Kharkiv], Ukraine as Valentina Vasilyevna Polovikova. She was an actress, known for The Great Glinka (1946), Four Hearts (1945) and Devushka s kharakterom (1939). She died on December 12, 1975 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR.

40. Abram Room

Director | Nashestvie

Abram Room was born on June 28, 1894 in Vilna, Russian Empire as Abram Matveyevich Room. He was a director and writer, known for Nashestvie (1945), Sud chesti (1949) and Belated Flowers (1970). He died on July 26, 1976 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR.

41. Valentin Kataev

Writer | Valentin Katajews chirurgische Eingriffe in das Seelenleben des Dr. Igor Igorowitsch

Russian novelist and playwright Valentin Katayev was born in 1897 in the Ukraine, to a middle-class background: his father was a schoolteacher and his grandfather was a general in the Czarist army. He joined the army in 1917 during World War I, was assigned to an artillery unit, and was wounded ...

42. Ada Vojtsik

Actress | Sorok pervyy

Ada Vojtsik was born on August 1, 1905 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Ada Ignatyevna Vojtsik. She was an actress, known for Sorok pervyy (1927), The Day the Earth Froze (1959) and Anna (1936). She died on September 2, 1982 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR.

43. Leonid Trauberg

Writer | Vozvrashchenie Maksima

Leonid Zakharovich Trauberg is Soviet film director and screenwriter. People's Artist of the RSFSR (1987). Leonid Trauberg was born in Odessa. After moving to Petrograd, the family settled in house number 7, apt. 4, along Kolomenskaya street.

In December 1921, together with G. Kozintsev and G. ...

44. Ivan Ivanov-Vano

Director | Secha pri Kerzhentse

Ivan Ivanov-Vano was born on January 27, 1900 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Ivan Petrovich Ivanov-Vano. He was a director and writer, known for The Battle of Kerzhenets (1971), Snegurochka (1952) and The Humpbacked Horse (1975). He died on March 25, 1987 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR.

45. Sergei Blinnikov

Actor | Revizor

Sergei Blinnikov was born on July 20, 1901 in Moscow, Russian Empire as Sergei Kapitonovich Blinnikov. He was an actor and director, known for The Inspector-General (1952), Koroleva benzokolonki (1963) and The Winner (1947). He died on September 28, 1969 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR.

46. Olga Preobrazhenskaya

Director | Tikhiy Don

Olga Preobrazhenskaya was a Russian theater and film actress, film director, screenwriter and teacher. She studied in the studio of the Moscow Art Theater (1905-1906), then worked in provincial theaters. She made her film debut in 1913. In 1915, she played a number of roles of famous heroines: Liza...

47. Andrey Fayt

Actor | Bronenosets Potemkin

Andrey Fayt was born on August 29, 1903 in Nizhny Novgorod, Russian Empire as Andrey Andreevich Feyt. He was an actor and assistant director, known for Battleship Potemkin (1925), The Great Consoler (1933) and Ostrov sokrovishch (1972). He was married to Galina Kravchenko and Maria Nikolajewna ...

48. Feliks Dzierzynski

Feliks Dzierzynski was born on September 11, 1877 in Oziemblowo, Poland, Russian Empire. He died on July 20, 1926 in Moscow, Russian SFSR, USSR [now Russia].

49. Anatoli Ktorov

Actor | Voyna i mir

Anatoli Ktorov, a brilliant Russian actor who was stuttering in real life but was perfectly eloquent in acting roles, had a career spanning from silent films to Academy Award-winning epic War and Peace (1966).

He was born Anatoli Petrovich Ktorov on April 24, 1898, in Moscow, Russia. His grandfather...

50. Leonid Utyosov

Soundtrack | Frostbiten

Leonid Utyosov was a popular singer and band-leader in the Soviet Union who is best known for the leading role in 'Vesyolyye rebyata' (1934).

He was born Lazar Iosifovich Weissbein on March 21, 1895, in Odessa, Russian Empire (now Odesa, Ukraine). His father was a small business owner and his mother...


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