Volkov (surname)

Volkov (surname)

Volkov (Russian: Волков), or Volkova (feminine; Волкова) is a common Russian last name, which is derived from the word volk (волк, or wolf), and may refer to:

  • Aleksei Volkov, see there for complete list
  • Alexander Volkov, see there for complete list
  • Anatole Volkov, courier for the Silvermaster spy ring
  • Anatoly Volkov (1909-?), Soviet literary critic
  • Boris Volkov (1900-1970), Soviet stage designer
  • Dmitry Volkov, Soviet swimmer
  • Dmitry Volkov (1718-1785), Russian statesman
  • Esteban Volkov, grandson of Leon Trotsky
  • Fyodor Volkov, "the father of the Russian theater"
  • Fyodor Volkov (1847-1918), Ukrainian ethnographer, anthropologist, and archaeologist
  • Fyodor Andreyevich Volkov (1898-1954), Soviet army officer and Hero of the Soviet Union
  • Igor F. Volkov, a Russian soloist with the Alexandrov Ensemble
  • Ilan Volkov, Israeli conductor
  • Ivan Volkov (b. 1954), Russian saxophone and clarinet player and jazzman
  • Konstantin Volkov, see there for complete list
  • Mikhail Volkov (1922-?), Soviet army officer and Hero of the Soviet Union
  • Nadezhda Volkova (1920-1942), Soviet partisan and Hero of the Soviet Union
  • Nikolay Ivanovich Volkov (1924-1983), Soviet army officer and Hero of the Soviet Union
  • Nikolay Mikhaylovich Volkov, governor of the Jewish Autonomous Oblast, Russia
  • Nora Volkow, Director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, United States
  • Olga Volkova (b. 1939), Russian actress
  • Semyon Volkov (1845-1924), Russian revolutionary
  • Sergey Volkov, see there for complete list
  • Solomon Volkov, Russian musicologist
  • Valentin Volkov (painter) (1881-1964), Soviet painter
  • Valery Volkov, Soviet horse rider
  • Vasily Volkov (1859 or 1860 - 1887), Russian revolutionary
  • Vasily Stepanovich Volkov (1922-?), Soviet army officer and Hero of the Soviet Union
  • Vera Volkova, Russian ballet dancer
  • Viktor Volkov (1917-1998), Soviet aircraft pilot and Hero of the Soviet Union
  • Vitali Volkov, FC Torpedo Moscow midfielder
  • Vladimir Volkov (b. 1960), Russian contrabass player and jazzman
  • Vladimir Dmitriyevich Volkov (b. 1954), Chairman of the Government of the Republic of Mordovia, Russia
  • Vladislav Volkov, Soviet cosmonaut and twice Hero of the Soviet Union
  • Yulia Volkova, member of the group t.A.T.u.
  • Zinaida Volkova, Russian Marxist, daughter of Leon Trotsky
  • Yuri Volkov, retired Soviet ice hockey player

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