List of people from Nizhny Novgorod

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This is a list of notable people who have lived in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia.

They were born in Nizhny Novgorod[edit]

Exiles to Nizhny Novgorod[edit]

As a closed city that was inaccessible to foreign observers, this was a city for internal exiles.

  • eminent Soviet nuclear physicist, dissident and human rights activist, 1975 Nobel Peace Prize winner Andrei Sakharov (1980–1989)