Rasputin 1900--Grigory Yefimovich Rasputin (1872-1916) was the infamous 'holy man' whose ability to heal the Tsar and Tsarina's son Alexis led to his being adopted as a supreme mystic at court. Growing in influence to the point where he effectively dictated policy he was eventually assassinated by a group of court conspirators in December 1916
Yul Brynner (Yuliy Borisovich Bryner; July 11, 1920 – October 10, 1985)was a Russian stage and film actor. He was best known for his portrayal of Mongkut, king of Siam, in the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The King and I, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Actor. "Now that I'm gone, I tell you, don't smoke."
Nadezhda Konstantinovna "Nadya" Krupskaya (1869–1939) was a Bolshevik revolutionary and politician. She married Vladimir Ilyich Lenin in 1898 and was deputy minister (Comissar) of Education in 1929–1939, Doctor of Education.