List of people from Volgograd

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This is a list of notable people who were born or have lived in Volgograd (1589–1925: Tsaritsyn, 1925–1961: Stalingrad), Russia.

Vera Sotnikova
(born 1960)
Kamil Larin
(born 1966)
Oleg Grebnev
(born 1968)
Leonid Slutsky
(born 1971)
Roman Ivanovsky
(born 1977)
Zakhar Dubensky
(born 1978)
Maksim Opalev
(born 1979)
Sergei Rashevsky
(born 1980)
Mikhail Chalykh
(born 1983)
Anna Sedoykina
(born 1984)
Olga Levina
(born 1985)
Alexey Molchanov
(born 1987)
Marina Sudakova
(born 1989)

Born in Volgograd[edit]

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Lived in Volgograd[edit]

  • Kurt Adler (1907–1977), Austrian classical chorus master, music conductor, author and pianist. Founder, Musical Director, and first conductor of the Symphonic Orchestra Stalingrad (1935–1937).
  • Vasily Zaytsev (1915–1991), Soviet sniper and Hero of the Soviet Union during World War II. Between 10 November and 17 December 1942, during the Battle of Stalingrad, he killed 225 soldiers and officers of the Wehrmacht and other Axis armies, including 11 enemy snipers.
  • Larisa Gorchakova (born 1964), Russian backstroke swimmer, who won a bronze medal at the 1982 World Aquatics Championships
  • Oleg Veretennikov (born 1970), professional association football coach and a former international footballer
  • Yevgeny Sadovyi (born 1973), Russian freestyle swimmer
  • Nikolay Davydenko (born 1981), Russian former professional tennis player.
  • Evgeni Plushenko (born 1982), Russian figure skater, four-time Olympic medalist, three-time World champion, seven-time European champion, four-time Grand Prix Final champion and a ten-time Russian national champion. Plushenko lived in Volgograd before moving to Saint Petersburg in 1994.
  • Viktor Borisov (born 1985), Russian professional footballer

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