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This is a list of some famous Slavic people including their nationalities. The Slavic peoples are the most numerous ethnic and linguistic body of peoples currently living in Europe. ...

Ivo Andrić (in Cyrillic Иво Андрић) (October 9, 1892 – March 13, 1975) was a Serbian-Croatian novelist, short story writer, and Nobel Prize winner from former Yugoslavia. ... Croatian is: Croatian language adjective for that which belongs to Croatia ethnic Croat (deprecated) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... John Vincent Atanasoff (October 4, 1903 – June 15, 1995) was a prominent American computer engineer of Bulgarian origin. ... Krassimir Balakov (Красимир Балъков, born March 29, 1966 in Veliko Turnovo) is a former Bulgarian football (soccer) player, a key member of the Bulgarian national team that finished fourth in the 1994 World Cup. ... Ján Bahýľ (25 May 1845, Zvolenská Slatina (in Hungarian: Nagyszalatna) (Kingdom of Hungary, today Slovakia) - 13 March 1916, Pressburg (Hungarian: Pozsony, today:Bratislava)) was a Slovak inventor mainly of flying machines. ... Stefan Banach Stefan Banach (March 30, 1892 in Kraków, Poland – August 31, 1945 in Lviv, Ukraine), was a Polish mathematician, one of the moving spirits of the Lwów School of Mathematics in pre-war Poland. ... A monument erected to Å tefan Banič in Slovakia. ... Józef Bem Józef Zachariasz Bem (1794-1850) was a Polish general and a national hero of Poland and Hungary. ... Moric Benovsky (born 1741 or 1746 as Móritz Benyovszky - died May 23, 1786) was a Slovak noble in the Kingdom of Hungary, adventurer, globetrotter, explorer, colonizer, writer, the King of Madagascar, a French colonel, Polish military commander and Austrian soldier. ... Andrew Michael Bogut (born November 28, 1984 in Melbourne) is an Australian basketball player who was selected first overall by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 2005 NBA Draft. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ... Rudjer Joseph Boscovich (first name also sometimes spelled Roger in English; Italian Ruggero Giuseppe Boscovich; Croatian and Serbian RuÄ‘er Josip BoÅ¡ković, Руђер Јосип Бошковић) (May 18, 1711 – February 13, 1787), was a Jesuit, physicist, astronomer, mathematician, philosopher, diplomat and poet from Dubrovnik (or Ragusa, the previously frequently referred to Italian version... A view of Dubrovnik from the south Dubrovnik (Latin Ragusa) is an old city on the Adriatic Sea coast in the extreme south of Croatia, positioned at 42°39′ N 18°04′ E at the terminal end of the Isthmus of Dubrovnik. ... Sergei Fedorovich Bondarchuk (Russian: Серге́й Фёдорович Бондарчук; Ukrainian: Сергій Федорович Бондарчук September 25, 1920 – October 20, 1994) was a Soviet, Ukrainian-born film director, screenwriter, and actor. ... Zbigniew Boniek (born March 3, 1956 in Bydgoszcz) is a famous Polish soccer player. ... Karol Borsuk (May 8, 1905 - January 24, 1982) was a Polish mathematician born in Warsaw. ... Mark Bosnich (born January 13, 1972 in Fairfield, New South Wales), is Australias best ever association football (soccer) goalkeeper, representing his country on many occasions and playing for English Premier League clubs Aston Villa, Manchester United, and Chelsea. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ... Goran Bregović (Горан Бреговић) (born March 22, 1950) is one of the most recognizable modern composers of the Balkans. ... Zbigniew Brzezinski Zbigniew Kazimierz Brzezinski (born March 28, 1928) is a Polish-American political scientist, geostrategist, and statesman. ... Mikhail Bulgakov Mikhail Afanasievich Bulgakov (or Bulhakov, Михаил Афанасьевич Булгаков; May 15 (May 3 Old Style), 1891–March 10, 1940) was a Soviet novelist and playwright of the first half of the 20th century. ... The Russian writer Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin (October 10, 1870 - November 8, 1953), born in Voronezh, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1933. ... Pavel Vladimirovich Bure (born on March 31, 1971 in Moscow, Soviet Union (now Moscow, Russia) is a professional ice hockey player. ... Ivan Cankar (Vrhnika, 10 May 1876- Ljubljana, 11 December 1918) was a famous Slovenian writer. ... Matthew Csák III (of Trenčín) (Matúš Čák III (Trenčiansky), Chak, Chaak, Czak; in (modern) Hungarian Csák Máté) (about 1260 – 1321) was the ruler of the Váh and the Tatras region, and lived in Trenčín castle in Slovakia. ... Karel ÄŒapek (pronounced   KARel CHAP-ek?; IPA: ) (January 9, 1890 - December 25, 1938) was one of the most important Czech writers of the 20th century. ... Christo Yavasheff (born June 13, 1935) is an artist popularly known as Christo. ... Pafnuty Lvovich Chebyshev Pafnuty Lvovich Chebyshev (Пафнутий Львович Чебышёв) (May 4, 1821 - November 26, 1894) was a Russian mathematician. ... Chekhovs portrait by Osip Braz. ... Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov (Russian Павел Алексеевич Черенков) (July 28, 1904 - January 6, 1990) was a Soviet physicist and Nobel Prize winner. ... This article is about Frédéric Chopin, the composer. ... Boris Christoff ( Bulgarian: ) ( May 18, 1914, Plovdiv, Bulgaria – June 28, 1993, Rome, Italy) was a Bulgarian opera singer, one of the greatest basses of the 20th century. ... Grigori Chukhrai, born May 23, 1921 - died October 28, 2001, was a prominent film director and screenwriter in the former Soviet Union. ... Nicolaus Copernicus (in Latin; Polish MikoÅ‚aj Kopernik, German Nikolaus Kopernikus); February 19, 1473 – May 24, 1543) was a Polish astronomer, mathematician and economist who developed the heliocentric (Sun-centered) theory of the solar system in a form detailed enough to make it scientifically useful. ... Dahls portrait by Perov Vladimir Ivanovich Dal (also: Dahl, Владимир Иванович Даль) (November 10, 1801 – September 22, 1872) was the greatest Russian lexicographer. ... Georgi Dimitrov Georgi Mikhailov Dimitrov (Георги Димитров, also known as Georgij Mikhailovich Dimitrov) (June 18, 1882 - July 2, 1949) was a Bulgarian Communist leader. ... Mike Ditka is a former NFL player and coach. ... // Biography Goce Delchev Gotze Delchevs grave in Skopje, Macedonia Petrov, Maleshevski and Delchev, 3 Macedonian revolutionary fighters Gotze Delchev with friends Goce Delčev (Гоце Делчев, also transliterated Gotze Delchev and Gotse Delchev; 1872-1903) was a 19th century revolutionary. ... Mirza DelibaÅ¡ić Mirza DelibaÅ¡ić (January 9, 1954 - December 8, 2001) was a Bosnian basketball player. ... Yelena Vyacheslavovna Dementyeva (Russian: Елена Вячеславовна Дементьева; born October 15, 1981, Moscow), better known as Elena Dementieva, is a professional tennis player from Russia. ... Peter Deunov (also known as Beinsa Douno) was born July 12, 1864 near the Black Sea, son of a Bulgarian Orthodox priest of singular devotion and vision. ... Ghena Dimitrova (May 6, 1941 - June 11, 2005) was a Bulgarian soprano. ... Divac playing for the national team of the former Yugoslavia Vlade Divac (Serbian: Владе Дивац) was an NBA player born on February 3, 1968 in Prijepolje, Yugoslavia (now Serbia and Montenegro). ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Mak (Mehmedalija) Dizdar (Stolac 1917-Sarajevo 1971) was probably one of the greatest Bosnian poets of the 2nd half of the 20th century. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Fyodor Dostoevsky. ... Alexander Dubček Alexander Dubček (November 27, 1921 – November 7, 1992) was a Slovak politician and briefly leader of Czechoslovakia (1968-1969). ... Antonín Dvořák Antonín Leopold Dvořák   listen? (September 8, 1841 – May 1, 1904) was a Czech composer of romantic music. ... Zoran ĐinÄ‘ić Zoran ĐinÄ‘ić   listen? (often Zoran Djindjic, from Serbian Cyrillic: Зоран Ђинђић) (August 1, 1952 – March 12, 2003) was Serbian prime minister, long-time opposition politician and philosopher by profession. ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Felix Edmundovich Dzerzhinsky Felix Edmundovich Dzerzhinsky (Belarusian language Феліск Эдмундавіч Дзяржынскі, Polish: Feliks DzierżyÅ„ski, Russian: Феликс Эдмундович Дзержинский; September 11 (August 30, O.S.), 1877 - July 20, 1926) was a Polish Communist revolutionary, famous as the founder of the Bolshevik secret police, the Cheka, later known by many names. ... John Exarch (John the Exarch, also transcribed Joan Exarch, Joan Ekzarh) was a medieval Bulgarian scholar, writer and translator, one of the most important men of letters working at the Preslav Literary School at the end of the 9th and the beginning of the 10th century. ... Sergei Fedorov raises the Stanley Cup. ... Jan Tomáš Forman (born February 18, 1932), better known as Miloš Forman, is a film director, actor and script writer. ... Ilya Mikhailovich Frank (Russian: Илья́ Миха́йлович Франк) (October 23, 1908 – June 22, 1990) was a Soviet winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1958 jointly with Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov and Igor Y. Tamm, also of the Soviet Union. ... Ivan Franko Ivan Franko (Іван Франко) (August 15, 1856 – May 28, 1916) was a Ukrainian poet and writer, social and literary critic, journalist, economist, and political activist. ... Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin (Russian: Юрий Алексеевич Гагарин; YOO-ree a-lek-SE-ye-veech ga-GA-reen; March 9, 1934 – March 27, 1968), was a Soviet cosmonaut who in 1961 became the first human to travel into space. ... Nicolai Ghiaurov (13 September 1929–2 June 2004) was a Bulgarian opera singer and probably the most famous bass of the postwar period. ... Mikhail Glinka Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka (Михаи́л Ива́нович Гли́нка) (June 1, 1804 – February 15, 1857) was the first Russian composer to gain wide recognition inside his own country, and is often regarded as the father of Russian classical music. ... Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol (Russian: ) (March 31, 1809 - March 4, 1852) was a Ukrainian-born Russian writer. ... Ivan Alexandrovich Goncharov (June 18, 1812 – September 15, 1891) was a Russian novelist best known as the author of Oblomov (1859). ... Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (Russian: ; Pronunciation: mih-kha-ILL ser-GHE-ye-vich gor-bah-CHOFF) (born March 2, 1931), was leader of the Soviet Union from 1985 until 1991. ... Henryk MikoÅ‚aj Górecki (born December 6, 1933) is a Polish composer of classical music. ... Aleksei Maksimovich Peshkov (In Russian Алексей Максимович Пешков) (March 28; March 16 Old Style, 1868–June 14, 1936), better known as Maxim Gorky (Максим Горький), was a Soviet/Russian author, a founder of the socialist realism literary method and a political activist. ... Jerzy Grotowski (August 11, 1933 - January 14, 1999) was a Polish theatre director and a leading figure of theatrical avant garde of the 20th century. ... Dominik HaÅ¡ek (born January 29, 1965 in Pardubice, Czech Republic), often called The Dominator, is a professional ice hockey goalie; as of 2004, he plays for the NHL Ottawa Senators. ... Jaroslav HaÅ¡ek (April 30, 1883 – January 3, 1923) was a Czech humorist and satirist who became well-known mainly for his hilarious, world-famous novel The Good Soldier Svejk, a unfinished collection of farcical incidents about a soldier in World War I which has been translated into sixty languages. ... Eva Herzigova on the cover of Glamour On the cover of Playboy, August 2004 Eva Herzigova (born March 10, 1973, Litvinov, Czech Republic) is an international fashion supermodel. ... Country: Slovakia Residence: Monte Carlo, Monaco Height: 5 11 1/4 Weight: 124 lbs. ... Country: Switzerland Residence: Trubbach, SUI Saddlebrook, Florida, USA Height: 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Weight: 130 lb (59 kg) Plays: Right Turned pro: 1994 Retired: 2002 Highest singles ranking: 1 (March 31, 1997) Singles titles: 40 Prize money: $18,345,825 Grand Slam Record Titles: 5 Australian Open W... Jan Hus (1369 Husinec, Southern Bohemia – July 6, 1415 Constance) was a religious thinker and reformer. ... Zlatan Ibrahimović Zlatan Ibrahimović (born October 3, 1981 in Malmö, Malmöhus län (now SkÃ¥ne län), Sweden) is a Swedish international striker currently playing for Juventus in Italian Serie A. Born to Bosnian immigrants, Å efik (Bosniak) and Julka (Bosnian Croat) Ibrahimović, who are from the Tuzla area. ... Bosniaks (in Bosnian: BoÅ¡njaci) are a Southeast European ethnic group, descended from South Slavic converts to Islam during the Ottoman period (15th-19th century), living primarily in Bosnia and Herzegovina along with a considerablethe population in the Sandžak region of Serbia and Montenegro. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ... Country: Croatia Residence: Monte Carlo, MON Height: 193 cm Weight: 81 kg Plays: Left Turned pro: 1988 Highest singles ranking: 2 (7/4/1994) Singles titles: 22 Career Prize Money: $19,876,579 Grand Slam Record Australian Open QF (89, 94, 97) French Open QF (92, 94) Wimbledon W (01... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ... Jaromir Jagr (born February 15, 1972 in Kladno, Czechoslovakia) is one of the top ice hockey players in the NHL. Career overview Jagr currently plays with the New York Rangers. ... Milla Jovovich Militza Natasha Jovovich a. ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Yevgeny Aleksandrovich Kafelnikov (Russian: Евгений Александрович Кафельников) (yehv-GYEH-nee kah-FYELL-nee-koff, KAH-fyell-nee-koff in Russian) is a former World No. ... Wassily Kandinsky On White II (Kandinsky 1923) Wassily Kandinsky (Russian: Василий Кандинский, first name sometimes spelled as Vasily, Vassily or Vasilii) (December 4, 1866 – December 13, 1944) was a Russian-born painter and art theorist. ... Leonid Vitaliyevich Kantorovich (January 19, 1912 in Petersburg — April 7, 1986 in Moscow) was a Soviet/Russian mathematician and economist. ... Edvard Kardelj - Sperans (January 27, 1910 - February 10, 1979) was a Slovene prewar communist, politician, statesman and publicist. ... Vuk Stefanović Karadžić (Вук Стефановић Караџић) (November 7, 1787 - February 7, 1864) was a Serb linguist and major reformer of the Serbian language. ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... MieczysÅ‚aw KarÅ‚owicz (December 11, 1876 - February 8, 1909) was a Polish composer, born in the Polish province of Vilna. ... Velimir Khlebnikov (Russian: Велимир Хлебников; first name also spelled Velemir; last name also spelled Chlebnikov, Hlebnikov, Xlebnikov), pseudonym of Viktor Vladimirovich Khlebnikov (born October 28, 1885, died June 28, 1922), was a central part of the Russian Futurist movement but whose work and influence stretches far beyond it. ... Jan Wiktor Kiepura (born 1902 in Sosnowiec - died 1966 in Harrison, New York) was a Polish singer (tenor) and actor. ... Krzysztof KieÅ›lowski Krzysztof KieÅ›lowski (June 27, 1941, Warsaw – March 13, 1996, Warsaw) was an influential Polish film director and screenwriter, known internationally for his film cycles Three Colors and The Decalogue. ... Andrey Nikolaevich Kolmogorov (Андре́й Никола́евич Колмого́ров) (kahl-mah-GAW-raff) (April 25, 1903 in Tambov - October 20, 1987 in Moscow) was a Russian mathematician who made major advances in the fields of probability theory and topology. ... Andron Sergeyevich Mikhalkov-Konchalovsky (Андрей Сергеевич Михалков-Кончаловский in Russian) (born August 20, 1937 in Moscow) is an acclaimed Russian film writer and director. ... Sergei Pavlovich Korolev (Серге́й Па́влович Королёв) (December 30, 1906– January 14, 1966) was the head Soviet rocket engineer and designer during the space race, known only as the chief designer during his lifetime. ... Tadeusz KoÅ›ciuszko Andrzej Tadeusz Bonawentura KoÅ›ciuszko (pronounced: [tadeuʃ koɕʨuʃko]) (1746-1817) was a Polish national hero, general and a leader of that nations uprising against Russia in 1794. ... Stefka Kostadinova (born March 25, 1965, Plovdiv, Bulgaria) is a famous Bulgarian athlete specialising in the high jump. ... Janica Kostelić skiing Janica Kostelić (born January 5, 1982 in Zagreb) is an accomplished female skier from Croatia. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ... Anna Kournikova on the cover of Maxim magazine in 2004. ... Julia Kristeva (born 24 June 1941) is a famous Bulgarian philosopher, psychoanalyst, feminist, and, most recently, novelist, who has been living in France since the middle of the 1960s. ... Sofia Vasilyevna Kovalevskaya (Софья Васильевна Ковалевская) (January 15, 1850–February 10, 1891) was a Russian mathematician and a student of Karl Weierstrass in Berlin. ... Peter Kozler (February 16, 1824 - April 16, 1879) was a Slovene lawyer, geographer, cartographer, politician and manufacturer, born in Koče, south of Kočevje, Austria-Hungary (now Slovenia). ... Michael William Mike Krzyzewski (pronounced Sha-shef-ski, born February 13, 1947 in Chicago, Illinois), often referred to as Coach K, is the head coach of the Duke University mens basketball team, one of the most successful of the 1980s to 2000s. ... Polish-American refers to American citizens of Polish descent. ... Toni Kukoč (born September 18, 1968 in Split, Croatia) is a renowned basketball player. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ... Milan Kundera (born April 1, 1929 in Brno, Czechoslovakia) is a Franco-Czech writer. ... Kazimierz Kuratowski (born February 2, 1896, Warsaw, died June 18, 1980, Warsaw) was a Polish mathematician. ... Igor The Beard Kurchatov Igor Vasilyevich Kurchatov (И́горь Васи́льевич Курча́тов) (January 8, 1903 – February 7, 1960), Soviet/Russian physicist. ... Mikhail Kutuzov Knyaz Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev-Kutuzov (Russian: ) (September 16, 1745 – April 28, 1813 (n. ... Svetlana Aleksandrovna Kuznetsova (Russian: Светла́на Кузнецо́ва; born June 27, 1985) is a Russian professional tennis player. ... StanisÅ‚aw Lem in 1966 StanisÅ‚aw Lem (born September 12, 1921) is a Polish satirical, philosophical, and science fiction writer. ... Ivan Lendl (born March 7, 1960) is a former World No. ... Vladimir Ilyich Lenin (Russian: Влади́мир Ильи́ч Ле́нин   listen?), original surname Ulyanov (Улья́нов) (April 22 (April 10 (O.S.)), 1870 – January 21, 1924), was a Russian revolutionary, the leader of the Bolshevik party, the first Premier of the Soviet Union, and the main theorist of Leninism, which he described as an adaptation of Marxism to... Vasil Levski, born as Vasil Ivanov Kunchev (July 6, 1837 (O.S.) (July 18, 1837 (N.S.)) – February 6, 1873 (O.S.) (February 18, 1873 (N.S.)) was a Bulgarian revolutionary, ideologist, strategist and theoretician of the Bulgarian national revolution, leader of the struggle for liberation from Ottoman rule. ... Nikolay Ivanovich Lobachevsky Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky (Никола́й Ива́нович Лобаче́вский) (December 1, 1792 - February 24, 1856 (N.S.); November 20, 1792 - February 12, 1856 (O.S.))) was a Russian mathematician. ... Alexander Grigoryevich Lukashenko (Lukashenka) (Russian: Александр Григорьевич Лукашенко, Belarusian: Алякса́ндр Рыго́равіч Лукашэ́нка, Alaksandar Ryhoravič ŁukaÅ¡enka) (born August 30, 1954) is the current President of Belarus. ... Witold Roman LutosÅ‚awski (January 25, 1913–February 7, 1994) was a Polish classical composer, pianist and conductor. ... Rudolf Maister-Vojanov (March 29, 1874 - July 26, 1934) was a Slovene colonel in the Austro-Hungarian army. ... Manuela Maleeva Manuela Maleeva (born February 14, 1967) is Bulgaria’s all time best female tennis player. ... Self-portrait, 1933 (detail) Kazimir Severinovich Malevich (Казимир Северинович Малевич, Polish Malewicz, Ukrainian transliteration Malevych, German Kasimir Malewitsch), (February 23, 1878 – May 15, 1935) was a painter and art theoretician, pioneer of geometric abstract art and one of the most important members of the so-called Russian avantgarde. ... Mileva Marić (1875 - 1948) was a Serbian mathematician, and Albert Einsteins first wife. ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Marko Marulić (Split, August 18, 1450 - Split, January 5, 1524), Croatian poet, apologist and Christian humanist is generally considered the father of vernacular Croatian literature. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ... Andrey Andreyevich Markov (Андрей Андреевич Марков) (June 14, 1856 N.S. _ July 20, 1922) was a Russian mathematician. ... Portrait of Vladimir Mayakovsky Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky (Влади́мир Влади́мирович Маяко́вский) (July 7 (O.S.) = July 19 (N.S.), 1893 - April 14, 1930) was among the foremost representatives for the poetic futurism of early 20th century Tsarist Russia and the Soviet Union. ... Ivan MeÅ¡trović   listen? (August 15, 1883 – January 16, 1962) was a Croatian sculptor. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ... Anton Melik (January 1, 1890 – June 8, 1966) was a Slovene geographer. ... Mendeleyevs portrait by Ilya Repin. ... Adam Bernard Mickiewicz (December 24, 1798 – November 26, 1855) was one of the most well-known Polish poets and writers, considered as the greatest Polish poet, besides Zygmunt KrasiÅ„ski and Juliusz SÅ‚owacki. ... Franc MikloÅ¡ič (de: Franz von Miklosich), (November 29, 1813 – March 7, 1891) was a Slovenian philologist, born at Ljutomer (German Luttenberg), Styria, Slovenia, then a part of Austria. ... Milutin Milanković (1879–1958) Milutin Milanković (Милутин Миланковић) (a. ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Slobodan MiloÅ¡ević Slobodan MiloÅ¡ević   listen? (Serbian Cyrillic: Слободан Милошевић, pronounced ; born 20 August 1941) is a former President of Serbia and of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia as well as leader of the Socialist Party of Serbia. ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... CzesÅ‚aw MiÅ‚osz in September 1999 CzesÅ‚aw MiÅ‚osz (pronounced [ʧεsÈ—av miȗɔʃ]; June 30, 1911–August 14, 2004) was a Polish poet and essayist. ... Alfons Mucha (July 24, 1860 - July 14, 1939) was a Czech painter and decorative artist. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Country: Russia Residence: Moscow, Russia Height: 58 1/2 (1. ... Vladimir Nabokov Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov (Russian: Владимир Владимирович Набоков; pronounced: vlah-DEE-meer nah-BAWK-awf) (April 10 O.S. [April 22/23 N.S.], 1899 - July 2, 1977) was a Russian-American author. ... Navratilova at the 2000 US Open Martina Navrátilová   listen? (b. ... Categories: Literature stubs | 1821 births | 1883 deaths | Polish painters | Polish poets | Polish writers ... Saint Clement of Ohrid Saint Clement of Ohrid (ca. ... Jan Olszewski (born 1930) is a Polish lawyer and political figure. ... Julius Mordecai Pincas, (March 31, 1885 - June 5, 1930) aka Pascin, The Prince of Montparnasse, was a Jewish - Bulgarian painter. ... Ante Pavelić Ante Pavelić (July 14, 1889 - December 28, 1959) was the leader and founding member of the Croatian Ustasha fascist movement in the 1930s and later the leader of the Independent State of Croatia. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ... Ivan Pavlov Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (September 14, 1849 - February 27, 1936) was a Russian physiologist who first described the phenomenon now known as conditioning in experiments with dogs. ... Anna Pavlova Anna Pavlova is also the name of an Olympic gymnast. ... Photograph of Krzysztof Penderecki. ... Anton Peterlin (September 25, 1908 – March 26, 1993) was a Slovene physicist. ... Nadia Petrova (Russian: Надежда Петрова, Nadézhda Petróva; born June 8, 1982, Moscow, Russia) is a professional tennis player from Russia. ... Dražen Petrović (October 22, 1964 - June 7, 1993) was a successful basketball player from Croatia. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ... Serbs (in the Serbian language Срби, Srbi) are a south Slavic people living chiefly in Serbia and Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. ... Term of office from November 14, 1918 until December 9, 1922 Profession Statesman and military commander Political party none, see Sanacja for details Spouse Maria PiÅ‚sudska Date of birth December 5, 1867 Place of birth Zułów, in todays Lithuania Date of death May 12, 1935 Place of... Josip Plemelj (December 11, 1873 - May 22, 1967) was a Slovene mathematician. ... Roman PolaÅ„ski Roman PolaÅ„ski (born August 18, 1933) is a celebrated Franco-Polish film director and actor. ... Pope John Paul II (Latin: ), born Karol Józef WojtyÅ‚a (May 18, 1920 – April 2, 2005), reigned as pope of the Catholic Church for almost 27 years, from 16 October 1978 until his death, making his the third-longest reign in the history of the Papacy according to the... There are several famous people named Alexander Popov Alexander Stepanovitch Popov, physicist, 1859-1905 Alexander Popov, swimmer, born 1971 Alexander Popov, biathlete This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Fritz (Friderik) Pregl (September 3, 1869 – December 13, 1930) was an Austrian chemist of Slovenian descent. ... 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(June 6 (May 26, O.S.), 1799 - February 10 (January 29, O.S.), 1837), Russian author of the Romantic school, whom many consider the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern... Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (Russian: Владимир Владимирович Путин   pronunciation?; born October 7, 1952) is a Russian politician and the current President of the Russian Federation. ... Sergei Vasilievich Rachmaninoff, also Sergey Rachmaninov or Serge Rakhmaninov (Серге́й Васи́льевич Рахма́нинов), (April 1, 1873 – March 28, 1943) was a Russian composer, pianist, and conductor. ... Yordan Radichkov Yordan Radichkov (October 24, 1929 - January 21, 2004) was a famous Bulgarian writer and playwright, arguably the most significant figure in Bulgarian literature in the last third of the 20th century he was full of subversive insight and is often referred to as the Bulgarian Kafka or Gogol. ... 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(Russian: Лев Никола́евич Толсто́й; commonly referred to in English as Leo Tolstoy) (September 9, 1828 – November 20, 1910; August 28, 1828 – November 7, 1910, O.S.) was a Russian novelist, social reformer, pacifist, Christian anarchist, vegetarian, moral thinker and an influential member... Tzvetan Todorov (bg: Цветан Тодоров) (born 1939 in Sofia) is a Bulgarian philosopher. ... Primož Trubar (June 9, 1508 – June 28, 1586) was a Slovenian Protestant reformer, the founder and the first superintendent of the Protestant Church of Slovenia, a consolidator of the Slovenian language and the author of the first printed book in Slovenian. ... Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky (Konstanty CioÅ‚kowski), (Константин Эдуардович Циолковский; September 5, 1857 new style – September 19, 1935) was a Russian rocket scientist and pioneer of cosmonautics who spent most of his life in a log-house at the outskirts of the Russian town of Kaluga. ... 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Marshal of the Soviet Union Georgy Zhukov Georgy Konstantinovich Zhukov (Russian: Гео́ргий Константи́нович Жу́ков) (December 1, 1896 (N.S.)/November 19, 1896 (O.S.)) - June 18, 1974), Soviet military commander and politician, considered by many as one of the most successful field commanders of World War II. // Prewar career Born into a peasant... Portrait of Miklós Zrínyi by Viktor Madarász Nicholas Zrinski (Croatian: Nikola Zrinski, Hungarian: Zrínyi Miklós; 1620-1664) was a Croatian and Hungarian warrior, statesman and poet, member of the Zrinski noble family. ... Croats (Croatian: Hrvati) are a south Slavic people mostly living in Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and nearby countries. ... Vera Zvonareva (Вера Звонарева) (born September 7, 1984, Moscow, Russia) is a professional tennis player from Russia. ... Vladimir Kosma Zworykin (July 30, 1889 - July 29, 1982) was a pioneer of television technology. ...

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Slavic peoples - definition of Slavic peoples - Labor Law Talk Dictionary (1287 words)
Slavs first appeared in history living in the Pripyat Marshes area (Polesie), but a considerable number of Slavic words have Indo-Aryan links of the form suggesting genesis from a common ancestor, rather than borrowing.
Slavs appeared in early histories as Venedes or Wends, but their connection to the Veneds mentioned by Tacitus, Ptolemy and Pliny, remains uncertain, and the similarity of the two names may have come about accidentally.
When their migratory movements ended there appeared among the Slavs the first rudiments of state organizations, each headed by a prince with a treasury and defense force, and the beginning of class differentiation, with nobles who pledged allegiance to the Frankish and Holy Roman Emperors.
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