Gagarin (noble family)
The House of Gagarin (Cyrillic: Гага́рины) is a Russian princely family .
A descendant of Vladimir the Great from the Rurikids dynasty , Yaroslav II Vsevolodowitsch , enfeoffed his brother Ivan Vsevolodovich with the city and the principality of Starodub . His great-great-grandson Ivan Fedorowitsch had a son Michael, who in turn had three sons: Wasili, Juri and Ivan Gagara. The descendants of the latter, the princes Gagarin, served the Russian rulers as boyars .
- Matwei Petrovich Gagarin († 1721), Russian prince, governor of Siberia
- Nikolai Sergejevitsch Gagarin (1784–1842), Russian prince, from 1833 Vice-President of the Council of Ministers
- Grigory Gagarin (1810–1893), Russian prince, diplomat, painter, vice president of the imperial art academy
- Andrei Petrovich Gagarin (1934–2011), Russian physicist