List of Famous people born in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia
Helene Fischer is a German singer, dancer, entertainer, television presenter, and actress. Since her debut in 2005, she has won numerous awards, including 17 Echo awards, four "Die Krone der Volksmusik" awards and three Bambi awards. According to record certifications, she has sold at least 15 million records. In June 2014, her multi-platinum 2013 album Farbenspiel became the most downloaded album ever by a German artist and is currently the sixth-bestselling album of all time in Germany. Her signature song "Atemlos durch die Nacht" was the bestselling song in Germany in 2014. She has had the best-selling album of the year in Germany five times, in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, and 2018. She ranked No. 8 on Forbes' list of "The World's Highest-Paid Women In Music 2018", earning $US32 million. Fischer has been referred to as the "Queen of Schlager".
Anatoly Stepanovich Dyatlov was deputy chief-engineer of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant. He supervised the safety test which resulted in the 1986 Chernobyl disaster, for which he served time in prison as he was blamed for not following the safety protocols. He was released as part of a general amnesty in 1990.
Dmitri Aleksandrovich Hvorostovsky was a Russian operatic baritone.
Vyacheslav Gennadievich Butusov, is a Russian singer and songwriter. He was the lead singer of Nautilus Pompilius and U-Piter. Since 2019, he has been playing in the group "Orden Slavy" created by him. He also has his own solo career as a singer and songwriter.
Vladimir Krainev was a Russian pianist and professor of piano, People's Artist of the USSR.
Nadya (Nadezhda) Andreyevna Tolokonnikova, is a Russian musician, conceptual artist, and political activist. She is a founding member of the feminist group Pussy Riot, and has a history of political activism with the street art group Voina. On August 17, 2012, she was arrested for "hooliganism motivated by religious hatred" after a performance in Moscow Cathedral of Christ the Saviour and was ultimately sentenced to two years' imprisonment. On December 23, 2013, she was released early with another Pussy Riot member Maria Alyokhina under a newly passed amnesty bill dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the Russian constitution.
Levan Gorozia also known professionally as L'One and now more recently as just Levan Gorozia is a Georgian-Russian rapper, singer, and songwriter. Known for his solo career, for co-founding the ‘WDKTZ’ (weedkatz) project with DJ Pill.One and for co-founding the hip hop group Marselle. From April 17, 2012 till March 16, 2019, Levan Gorozia was an artist of, Black Star Inc., where he released 3 space-themed studio albums. Gorozia is also the owner of his own clothing line label, “Cosmokot”, produced under the ‘Black Star Wear’ brand. In 2019, after leaving the, ‘Black Star’ label, he lost the right to perform under the pseudonym L'One and the right to perform with the tracks created under the pseudonym L’One. Now he performs under his original name.
Yulia Sergeevna Shoigu is a Russian psychologist who is the current director of the Center of Emergency Psychological Aid of the Ministry of Emergency Situations. She was appointed in 2002 and is concurrently the Vice-President of the Russian Psychological Society. She is the eldest daughter of Sergei Shoigu, the current Minister of Defense of Russia. He served as the Minister of Emergency Situations from 1991-2012.
Konstantin Ustinovich Chernenko was a Soviet politician and the fifth General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. He ruled the Soviet Union from 13 February 1984 until his death on 10 March 1985.
Zoya Yurievna Buryak is a Soviet and Russian film and stage actress.