Valeri Brainin
Valeri Brainin (aka Willi Brainin and Brainin-Passek, Russian: Валерий Борисович Брайнин (Valeri Borissovich Brainin) [vɐˈlɨrʲɪj bɐˈrʲisəvʲɪtɕ ˈbrajnʲɪn] [] []), Russian/German musicologist, music...
Nikolay Davydenko
Nikolay Vladimirovich Davydenko (Russian: Никола́й Влади́мирович Давыде́нко, [nʲɪkɐˈlaj vlɐˈdʲimʲɪrəvʲɪtɕ dəvɨˈdʲɛnkə]) is a retired Russian tennis player. He achieved a career-high singles rankin...
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Vladimir Sokoloff
Vladimir Nikolayevich Sokoloff (Russian: Владимир Николаевич Соколов; December 26, 1889 – February 15, 1962) was a character actor on stage and particularly in film.
Sokoloff was born in Mosco...
Marie Seebach
Marie Seebach (24 February 1829 – 3 August 1897) was a German actress.She was born in Riga, Livonia, Russian Empire as the daughter of an actor, Wilhelm Friedrich Seebach (1798–1863). After appearing ...
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Leo Steinberg
Leo Steinberg (July 9, 1920 – March 13, 2011) was an American art critic and art historian and a naturalized citizen of the U.S.
Leo Steinberg was born in Moscow, Russia, the son of Isaac Nachman ...
Arawat Sabejew
Arawat Sabejew (born 24 September 1968) in Petropavl, Kazakhstan) is a German wrestler. He won a bronze medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics.Sabejew was also a 2 x World Championships medalist, winning g...
Sophie Liebknecht
Sophie Liebknecht (1884 - 1964) was a Russian-born German socialist and feminist. She was the second wife of Karl Liebknecht, who had three children from his first marriage to Julia Liebknecht.Born in...
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Victor Gsovsky
Victor Gsovsky (Russian: Виктор Иванович Гзовский; January 12, 1902, Saint Petersburg - March 14, 1974, Hamburg) was a Russian ballet dancer, teacher, balletmaster and choreographer.
He studie...
André Andrejew
André Andrejew (January 21, 1887 – March 13, 1967) was one of the most important art directors of the international cinema of the twentieth century. He had a distinctive, innovative style. His décors ...
Friedrich Konrad Beilstein
Friedrich Konrad Beilstein (17 February 1838 – 18 October 1906), Russian name "Бейльштейн, Фёдор Фёдорович", was a chemist and founder of the famous Handbuch der organischen Chemie (Handbook of Organ...
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Johann Eduard Erdmann
Johann Eduard Erdmann (13 June 1805, Wolmar, Russian Empire (now Valmiera, Latvia) – 12 June 1892, Halle, German Empire) was a German religious pastor, historian of philosophy, and philosopher of rel...
Otto von Böhtlingk
Otto von Böhtlingk (May 30, 1815 – April 1, 1904) was a German Indologist and Sanskrit scholar. His magnum opus was a Sanskrit dictionary.
He was born in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Having studied (...
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Michail Jurowski
Michail Vladimirovich Jurowski (Russian: Михаил Владимирович Юровский) (born 25 December 1945) is a Russian conductor and the son of composer Vladimir Michailovich Jurowski (1915-1972). He studied...
Andreas Beck (footballer)
Andreas Beck (born 13 March 1987) is a German football defender who plays for 1899 Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga.
Born in Kemerovo, Russia, Beck was well looked after as a child, but nevertheless h...
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Paul List
Pawel M. List (Hebrew: פאול ליסט‎, Russian: Павел Лист; Odessa, 9 September 1887 – London? 1954) was a Russian Jewish chess player, who emigrated to Britain in 1937 but never took Brit...
Helene Fischer
Helene Fischer (born 5 August 1984) is a German singer and entertainer. Since her debut in 2005 she has won numerous awards, including eight Echo awards, four "Die Krone der Volksmusik" awards and the...
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Harriet von Rathlef
Harriet Ellen Siderowna von Rathlef-Keilmann, (3 January 1887 – 1 May 1933), was a German sculptor and writer of children's books.Keilmann was born to a prominent Jewish family in Riga, Livonia, a pro...
Pavel Muratov
Pavel Pavlovich Muratov (Russian: Па́вел Па́влович Мура́тов), also known as Paul Muratov (3 March [O.S. 19 February] 1881 - February 5, 1950), was a Russian essayist, novelist, a...
Baruch Osnia
Baruch Osnia (Hebrew: ברוך אזניה‎, born Baruch Eisenstadt on 19 September 1905, died 6 July 1994) was an Israeli politician who served as a member of the Knesset between 1951 and 1969.
B...
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Dimitri Kotschnew
Dimitrij Kotschnew (born July 15, 1981) is a German professional ice hockey goaltender. He currently plays for Hamburg Freezers of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. Kotschnew played six seasons for the Ise...
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Ferdinand von Alten
Ferdinand von Alten (1885–1933) was a Russian-born German actor.
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Alexander Schmorell
Saint Alexander Schmorell (16 September 1917 in Orenburg, Russia; – 13 July 1943 in Munich) was one of five Munich University students who formed a resistance group known as White Rose (Weiße Ro...
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Vasily Biskupsky
Vasily Viktorovich Biskupsky (Василий Викторович Бискупский; 1878–1945) was a right-wing Russian general of Ukrainian origin who helped finance Hitler's rise to power.Biskupsky's father was Vice...
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Erich Redman
Erich Redman is a Russian-born German actor working primarily in English-language feature films. He played the controversial part of the German passenger in United 93 and the character 'Gasman' in the...
Fyodor Stepun
Fyodor Avgustovich Stepun (Russian: Фёдор А́вгустович Степу́н; February 18, 1884 – February 23, 1965) (also known as Friedrich Steppuhn) was a Russian and German writer, philosopher, historian and...
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