Pyotr Arsenievich Smirnov
Pyotr Arsenievich Smirnov (Russian: Пётр Арсе́ньевич Смирно́в) (1831-1898) created Russia's leading pre-revolutionary vodka company, an antecedent of both Smirnoff and Smirnov vodka. He was born a serf in Kayurovo, a rural Russian village, on 9 January 1831, and rose to become one of the wealthiest men in Russia.
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