List of Famous people born in Bryansk Oblast, Russia
Ian Alexandrovich Nepomniachtchi is a Russian chess grandmaster.
Vitaly Viktorovich Minakov is a Russian mixed martial artist, sambist and judoka currently competing in the heavyweight division of Bellator MMA, where he is the former Bellator MMA Heavyweight World Champion. A professional competitor since 2010, he has also competed for M-1 Global and Fight Nights Global. He is currently ranked #13 in the world at heavyweight by Sherdog.
Lyudmila Borisovna Narusova is a Russian politician, a member of the Federation Council of Russia, representing Tuva. From 2010 to 2012, she represented Bryansk Oblast in the Federation Council of Russia.
Sergey Yuryevich Terekhov is a Russian footballer who plays as a left-back for PFC Sochi.
Rostislav Evgenievich Alexeyev was a Russian Soviet Director & Chief of Design known for his pioneering work on hydrofoil ships and ground effect vehicles. Alexeyev was an accomplished designer of hydrofoil ships, such as the Raketa, and became a prominent developer of ground effect vehicles, particularly the Caspian Sea Monster and the A-90 Orlyonok.
Ivan Georgievich Petrovsky was a Soviet mathematician working mainly in the field of partial differential equations. He greatly contributed to the solution of Hilbert's 19th and 16th problems, and discovered what are now called Petrovsky lacunas. He also worked on the theories of boundary value problems, probability, and on the topology of algebraic curves and surfaces.
Igor Borisovich Moskvin was a Russian figure skating coach and competitor who represented the Soviet Union in pair skating with his partner Maya Belenkaya. He was an Honoured Master of Sports of the USSR and Honored Coach of the USSR.
Alexander Alexandrovich Volkov was the President of the Udmurt Republic. As President, Volkov was the highest official in the Udmurt Republic, the head of the republic's highest executive body, and leader of its two million citizens. Volkov took office November 3, 2000, for a five-year term after the first presidential elections in the Udmurt Republic took place on October 15, 2000. Prior to the elections, Volkov was the speaker of the Udmurtia Republican Legislature.
Dora Abramovna Lazurkina was a Russian revolutionary who was active in the October Revolution. Between 1918 and 1922 she acted as the director of the preschool division of the People's Commissariat for Education, underneath Anatoly Lunacharsky. From 1922 to 1932 she was active in the Leningrad Regional Committee under the leadership of Sergey Kirov, and from 1932 to 1934 she was Deputy Secretary of the Leningrad Party Control Commission.
Samson Iosifovich Samsonov was a Soviet and Russian film director and screenwriter, he was granted the honorary title of People's Artist of the USSR in 1991.