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Vagankovo Cemetery

Vagan'kovskoye Cemetery (Ваганьковское кладбище), established in 1771, is located in the Krasnaya Presnya (Красная Пресня) district of Moscow. It is the burial site for a number of people from the artistic and sports community of Russia and the old Soviet Union.

Interred[]

  • Inga Artamonova (1936–1966), world speed-skating champion
  • Grigori Chukhrai (1921–2001), film director
  • Vladimir Dal (1801–1872), lexicographer
  • Sergei Grinkov (1967–1995), world & Olympic ice skating pairs champion
  • Leonid Kharitonov (1930-1987), actor
  • Bulat Okudzhava (1924–1997), poet and singer-songwriter
  • Lyudmila Pakhomova (1946–1986), world & Olympic ice dancing pairs champion
  • Tigran Petrosian (1929–1984), Ninth World Chess Champion (1963–1969)
  • Mikhail Pugovkin (1923–2008), actor
  • Alexei Savrasov (1830–1897), painter
  • Gennady Shpalikov (1937–1974), poet, screenwriter
  • David Shterenberg (1881–1948, artist
  • Vitaly Solomin (1941–2002), actor
  • Vasily Surikov (1848–1916), painter
  • Igor Talkov (1956–1991), poet, singer-songwriter
  • Anna Timiryova (1893-1975), poet
  • Vasily Tropinin (1776–1857), painter
  • Vladimir Vysotsky (1938–1980), actor, singer
  • Leonid Yengibarov (1935–1972), clown, actor
  • Sergei Yesenin (1895–1925), poet, husband of Isadora Duncan

Coordinates: 55°46.05′N 37°32.54′E / 55.7675, 37.54233

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