Pitirim Sorokin (1889-1968) – the world famous sociologist, philosopher.
Ivan Kuratov (1839-1875) – founder of Komi literature, linguist, translator, Komi poet.
Kallistrat Zhakov (1866-1926) – Komi-Zyryan ethnographer, philosopher, writer.
Ivan Avramov (1915-1985) – actor, theater director, famous artist of the USSR.
Valentina Vityazeva – the first woman rector in Russia, the first rector of Syktyvkar State University.
Glafira Sidorova – theater actress, famous artist of the USSR.
Valery Leontiev – a Soviet and Russian pop singer.
Raisa Smetanina – Honored sportsman, Olympic champion.
Sergey Kapustin – Honored sportsman.