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Belsky (Russian: Бельский , pl. Бельские) is a Russian surname. When transliterated as Bielski it can also refer to a Polish family of the same name.

  • Three different families bearing the name were prominent in Russian history:
a family of Russian government administrators. It flourished from ca. 1570 to 1611 and was not related to either the Gediminid or Yaroslavl families. The most prominent of them were Malyuta Skuratov (Grigory Lukyanovich Skuratov-Belskiy, died in 1573) and Bogdan Belsky (died in 1611).

Notable individuals bearing the name include:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ada or Ardor". which mentions a composer named Vladimir Belsky
  2. ^ "Levaya Of HaRav Meir Belsky ZATZAL, Rosh Yeshiva of Mosdos Chalai Yaakov". The Yeshivaworld. January 3, 2017.