Popov


Popov

Popov or Popoff (masculine) or Popova (feminine) is a common Russian, Bulgarian and Serbian last name. Derived from a Slavonic word "pop" (priest). The fourth most common Russian surname. It may refer to:

*Alexander Popov: see there for a list
*Alexe Popova (died 1909), Russian murderess
*Alexey Popov (1892–1961), Russian theater director
*Anatoly Popov (born 1960), Russian politician, former Prime Minister of Chechnya
*Andrey Popov, a Russian actor and theater director, People's Artist of the USSR
*Andrey Alexandrovich Popov (1821-1898), a Russian military figure and shipbuilder
*Angel Popov (born 1979), Bulgarian-born Qatari weightlifter
*Denis Popov (born 1979), Russian football player
*Dimitar Popov (born 1970), Bulgarian footballer
*Dimitar Ivanov Popov (1894–1975), Bulgarian organic chemist
*Dimitar Iliev Popov (born 1927), Bulgarian judge and former Prime Minister
*Dmitri Sinodi-Popov (1855–1910), Russian artist
*Dmitry Ivanovich Popov, Russian revolutionary, leader of the Third Russian Revolution (1918)
*Dmitry Leonidovich Popov (born 1969), Russian footballer
*Dmitry Mikhaylovich Popov, Soviet party figure
*Duško Popov (1912–1981), Serbian double-agent, known also as 'Tricycle'
*Egor Popov (1913-2001), Russian-American structural and seismic engineer
*Fedot Popov, Russian explorer
*Frank Popoff (born 1930), American businessman and chemist
*Gavriil Kharitonovich Popov (born 1936), Russian politician
*Gavriil Nikolayevich Popov (1904–1972), Russian composer
*Georgy Popov, Soviet statesman and party figure
*Goran Popov, Macedonian footballer
*Haralan Popov (1907–1988), Bulgarian church minister
*Igor Popov, Soviet painter
*Ivan Popov, Russian zoo technician
*Ivan Ivanovich Popov, Russian revolutionary
*Ivan Popov-Veniaminov, metropolitan of Moscow and Kolomna
*Ivelin Popov (born 1987), Bulgarian footballer
*Konstantin Popov, Soviet geographer and orientalist
*Leon Popov, one of the founders of the Soviet Red Cross
*Leonid Popov (born 1945), Soviet cosmonaut
*Leonid Andreyevich Popov, Soviet writer
*Lukyan Popov, Russian painter
*Lyubov Popova (1889–1924), Russian avant-garde artist
*Mariana Popova (born 1978), Bulgarian singer
*Markian Popov (1902-1969), Soviet Army General
*Mikhail Abramovich Popov, Russian businessman and politician, first mayor of Perm
*Mikhail Grigoryevich Popov, Russian botanist
*Mikhail Petrovich Popov (1837–1898), Russian sculptor
*Mikhail Rodionovich Popov, Russian revolutionary
*Mikhail Vasilyevich Popov (1742-1790), Russian writer and opera librettist
*Mikhail Yuryevich Popov, Russian footballer
*Nikolay Popov, Soviet scientist in the field of building materials
*Nikolay Nikolayevich Popov, Russian revolutionary
*Nil Popov, Russian historian
*Nina Popova, recipient of the Lenin Peace Prize
*Oleg Popov (born 1930), Russian circus artist
*Pavel Popov, Russian sinologist
*Peter Popoff (born 1946), German-born American televangelist
*Pyotr Popov, Russian luger
*Robert Popov (born 1982), Macedonian footballer
*Sasha Popov, Bulgarian musician
*Sergey Popov (born 1930), Soviet marathon runner
*Sergey Popov (billionaire), Russian billionaire
*Sergey Popov (musician), Russian guitarist of the Aria group
*Serhiy Popov (born 1971), Ukrainian footballer
*Strahil Popov (born 1990), Bulgarian footballer
*Valentin Popov, Russian art collector and expert in Muscovite history
*Valery Popov, Russian bassoonist
*Vasile M. Popov (born 1928), Romanian-born scientist and systems theorist
*Vasily Popov, Soviet military leader
*Yevgeny Popov. short story writer
*Yevgeny Popov (scientist), Soviet scientist in the field of mechanics

Popov may also refer to:
*Popov (crater), lunar crater
*Popov (vodka), American brand of vodka
*Faddeev-Popov ghost, an object in theoretical physics

Other Uses:
*"Popov" was also a derogatory term for 'Russian' used by German soldiers in World War II (much like "Ivan")


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  • Popov (vodka) — Popov is a brand of vodka produced by British drinks giant Diageo plc s Diageo North America subsidiary. [cite web title=2004 State of the industry url=http://www.bevindustry.com/content.php?s=BI/2004/07 p=5 accessdate=2007 05 25] It commands a… …   Wikipedia