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Moscow State University

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION

Location:
Moscow, Russia

Founding Date:
1755

Enrollment:
38,000

Official Website:
http://www.msu.ru/

STUDENTS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alexei A. Abrikosov
Physicist
25-Jun-1928   Particle physicist, explored superconductivity
Sergei Averintsev
Author
10-Dec-1937 21-Feb-2004 Myth of the Peoples of the World
Nikolay G. Basov
Physicist
14-Dec-1922 1-Jul-2001 Invention of the maser and laser
Andrei Bely
Author
26-Oct-1880 8-Jan-1934 Petersburg
Boris Berezovsky
Business
23-Jan-1946 23-Mar-2013 Russian oligarch, Putin critic
Nikolai Bukharin
Economist
9-Oct-1888 15-Mar-1938 Soviet theoretical economist
James F. Collins
Diplomat
1939   US Ambassador to Russia, 1997-2001
Ilya M. Frank
Physicist
23-Oct-1908 22-Jun-1990 Cherenkov radiation
Israel Gelfand
Mathematician
2-Sep-1913 5-Oct-2009 Banach algebras, Lie groups
Vitaly L. Ginzburg
Physicist
4-Oct-1916 8-Nov-2009 Type-II superconductors
Ivan Goncharov
Novelist
18-Jun-1812 27-Sep-1891 Oblomov
Mikhail Gorbachev
Head of State
2-Mar-1931   Final leader of the Soviet Union
Raisa Gorbachev
First Lady
5-Jan-1932 20-Sep-1999 First Lady of the Soviet Union
Roald Hoffmann
Chemist
18-Jul-1937   Woodward-Hoffmann reaction
Ion Iliescu
Head of State
3-Mar-1930   Twice President of Romania
Wassily Kandinsky
Artist
16-Dec-1866 13-Dec-1944 Abstractionist and theorist
Jomo Kenyatta
Head of State
20-Oct-1892 22-Aug-1978 President of Kenya, 1964-78
Zurab Noghaideli
Head of State
22-Oct-1964   Prime Minister of Georgia
Yevgeny Primakov
Head of State
29-Oct-1929   Prime Minister of Russia, 1998-99
Vsevolod Pudovkin
Film Director
28-Feb-1893 30-Jun-1953 Mother
Alfred Rosenberg
Politician
12-Jan-1893 16-Oct-1946 Nazi Minister for Occupied Territories
Andrei Sakharov
Physicist
21-May-1921 14-Dec-1989 Developed the Soviet hydrogen bomb
Gabriel Schoenfeld
Government
c. 1955   Hudson Institute scholar, Necessary Secrets
Iosif S. Shklovskii
Astronomer
1-Jul-1916 3-Mar-1985 Synchrotron radiation of the Crab Nebula
Dimitri K. Simes
Government
?   Nixon Center
Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Author
11-Dec-1918 3-Aug-2008 The Gulag Archipelago
Sergey Stanishev
Head of State
5-May-1966   Prime Minister of Bulgaria
Rashid Sunyaev
Astronomer
1-Mar-1943   Sunyaev-Zeldovich effect
Igor Y. Tamm
Physicist
8-Jul-1895 12-Apr-1971 Cherenkov radiation
Nikolai Timofeev-Ressovsky
Biologist
20-Sep-1900 28-Mar-1981 Russian geneticist
Ivan Turgenev
Author
9-Nov-1818 3-Sep-1883 Fathers and Sons
Fyodor Tyutchev
Poet
23-Nov-1803 15-Jul-1873 Russian Golden Age poet
Immanuel Velikovsky
Author
10-Jun-1895 17-Nov-1979 Worlds in Collision
Wilfrid Voynich
Activist
31-Oct-1865 19-Mar-1930 Voynich manuscript

TEACHERS AND PROFESSORS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alexei A. Abrikosov
Physicist
25-Jun-1928   Particle physicist, explored superconductivity
Sergei Averintsev
Author
10-Dec-1937 21-Feb-2004 Myth of the Peoples of the World
Nikolay G. Basov
Physicist
14-Dec-1922 1-Jul-2001 Invention of the maser and laser
Ilya M. Frank
Physicist
23-Oct-1908 22-Jun-1990 Cherenkov radiation
Israel Gelfand
Mathematician
2-Sep-1913 5-Oct-2009 Banach algebras, Lie groups
Raisa Gorbachev
First Lady
5-Jan-1932 20-Sep-1999 First Lady of the Soviet Union
Lev Landau
Physicist
22-Jan-1908 1-Apr-1968 Superfluidity of helium
Alexander Luria
Psychologist
16-Jul-1902 14-Aug-1977 Pioneer of neuropsychology
Nikolay Semyonov
Chemist
15-Apr-1896 25-Sep-1986 Combustion, explosions, and chemical kinetics
Iosif S. Shklovskii
Astronomer
1-Jul-1916 3-Mar-1985 Synchrotron radiation of the Crab Nebula
Igor Y. Tamm
Physicist
8-Jul-1895 12-Apr-1971 Cherenkov radiation
Andrei Vyshinsky
Government
10-Dec-1883 22-Nov-1954 Soviet Prosecutor General during the Great Purge


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