Russian people of Swiss descent

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  1. Yul Brynner

    Yul Brynner


    Yul Brynner (born Youl [or Yuliy] Borisovich Briner, Russian: Юлий Борисович Бринер; July 11, 1920 – October 10, 1985) was a Russian-born United States-based film and stage actor.

  2. Pavel Bure

    Pavel Bure


    Pavel Vladimirovich Bure (Russian: Па́вел Влади́мирович Буре́, born March 31, 1971) is a retired Russian professional ice hockey right winger. Nicknamed "The Russian Rocket" for his speed, Bure played for 12 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Vancouver Canucks, Florida Panthers and New York Rangers. Trained in the Soviet Union, where he was known as "Pasha", he played three seasons with the Central Red Army team before his NHL career.

  3. Valeri Bure

    Valeri Bure


    Valeri Vladimirovich Bure (Russian: Валерий Владимирович Буре; born June 13, 1974) is a Russian former ice hockey right winger. He played 10 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Montreal Canadiens, Calgary Flames, Florida Panthers, St. Louis Blues, and Dallas Stars. A second round selection of the Canadiens, 33rd overall, at the 1992 NHL Entry Draft, Bure appeared in one NHL All-Star Game, in 2000. He led the Flames in scoring with 35 goals and 75 points in 1999–2000, a season in which he and brother Pavel combined to set an NHL record for goals by a pair of siblings with 93.

  4. Johann Euler

    Johann Euler


    Johann Albrecht Euler (27 November 1734 – 17 September 1800) was a Swiss-Russian astronomer and mathematician. Also known as Johann Albert Euler or John-Albert Euler, he was the first child born to the great Swiss mathematician Leonhard Euler (1707–1783) who had emigrated [for the first time] to Saint-Petersburg on 17 May 1727. His mother was Katharina Gsell (1707–1773) whose maternal grandmother was the famous scientific illustrator Maria Sibylla Merian (1647–1717) and whose father was the Swiss Baroque painter Georg Gsell (1673–1740) who had emigrated to Russia in 1716. Katharina married Leonhard Euler on 7 January 1734 and Johann Albert would be the eldest of their 13 children (only 5 of whom survived childhood).

  5. Sergei Nilus

    Sergei Nilus


    Sergei Aleksandrovich Nilus (also Sergiei, Sergyei, Sergius, Serge; Russian: Серге́й Алекса́ндрович Ни́лус; 25 August 1862 in Moscow - 14 January 1929, Krutets village, Vladimir Oblast, USSR) was a Russian religious writer and self-described mystic.

  6. Noldi Schreck

    Noldi Schreck


    Arnold "Noldi" Schreck (14 September 1921 – 1 February 2009) was a Russian classical architect and designer. Also an artist, painter and decorator, he became a citizen of Mexico. Schreck designed restaurants, residences, hotels, clubs, offices, shops, movie sets, ports and entire villages. His work is in Mexico, Europe, Africa, North America, and South America.

  7. Vladimir Bure

    Vladimir Bure


    Vladimir Valeryevich Bure (Russian: Владимир Валерьевич Буре) (born December 4, 1950 in Norilsk, Soviet Union) is a retired Soviet Olympic swimmer and a fitness coach for the New Jersey Devils of the NHL. Bure is the father of retired NHL players Pavel and Valeri Bure.

  8. Ippolit Monighetti

    Ippolit Monighetti


    Ippolit Antonovich Monighetti (1819–1878) was a Russian architect of Swiss descent who worked for the Romanov family.

  9. Ernst Schacht

    Ernst Schacht


    Ernst Schacht (b. Basel 1904, d. 23 February 1942), a Swiss of German origin, emigrated to the Soviet Russia in 1922 when he was 18 years old. Enlisting in the Soviet air force, he headed the Soviet bomber squadron which, on 7 November 1936, bombed Nationalist forces during the siege of Madrid.

  10. Nikolai Ziber

    Nikolai Ziber


    Nikolai Ivanovich Ziber (Russian: Никола́й Ива́нович Зи́бер; 1844 – 1888) was a Russian academic economist and one of the first advocates of Marxism in Russia, particularly in Kiev. His interpretation of Marxism differed sharply from that of early narodnik economists like V.P. Vorontsov and N.F. Danielson and laid the groundwork for the 'orthodox' Marxism of G.V. Plekhanov, V.I. Lenin and others.

  11. Alexander Bernardazzi

    Alexander Bernardazzi

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    Aleksander Osipovich Bernardazzi (Russian: Бернардацци Александр Осипович, alternative spelling: Alexandr Bernardacci, Romanian: Alexandru Bernardazzi) (July 2, 1831 – August 14, 1907) was a Russian (of Swiss Italian origin) architect best known for his work in Odessa and Chişinău.

  12. Nicolas Fuss

    Nicolas Fuss

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    Nicolas Fuss (29 January 1755 – 4 January 1826), also known as Nikolai Fuss, was a Swiss mathematician, living most of his life in Russia.

  13. Pyotr Nilus

    Pyotr Nilus


    Pyotr Alexandrovich Nilus (Russian: Пётр Александрович Нилус; 20 February [O.S. 8 February] 1869 Podolia, Ukraine - 23 May 1943 Paris) was a Russian Empireimpressionist painter and writer who emigrated to France as the Soivet Union was formed.

  14. Konstantin Yuon

    Konstantin Yuon

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    Konstantin Fyodorovich Yuon or Juon (Russian: Константи́н Фёдорович Юо́н; October 24 [O.S. October 12] 1875 – April 11, 1958) was a noted Russian painter and theatre designer associated with the Mir Iskusstva. Later, he co-founded the Union of Russian Artists and the Association of Artists of Revolutionary Russia.

  15. Paul Juon

    Paul Juon

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    Paul Juon (Russian: Па́вел Фёдорович Юо́н, Pavel Fyodorovich Yuon; March 6, 1872 – August 21, 1940) was a Russian-born Swiss composer.

  16. Franz Lefort

    Franz Lefort

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    Franz Lefort (????? ????????? ?????? in Russian) (December 23, 1655 (January 2, 1656), Geneva — March 2(12), 1699, Moscow) was a Russian military figure of Swiss origin, general admiral (1695), and close associate of Peter the Great.

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