Vladimir Anatolyevich Yakovlev (Russian: Влади́мир Анато́льевич Я́ковлев, IPA: [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr ɐnɐˈtolʲjɪvʲɪtɕ ˈjakəvlʲɪf]; born November 25, 1944, in Olyokminsk, Yakutia, Soviet Union) is a former Russian politician.
|2nd Presidential Envoy to the Southern Federal District|
9 March 2004 – 13 September 2004
|Preceded by||Viktor Kazantsev|
|Succeeded by||Dmitry Kozak|
|1st Governor of Saint Petersburg|
2 June 1996 – 16 June 2003
|Succeeded by||Alexander Beglov (acting)|
|Born||25 November 1944|
Olyokminsk, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
|Children||Igor Vladimirovich Yakovlev|
Yakovlev is an ethnic Ingrian Finn according to his mother's bloodline. He is a candidate of technical sciences, a doctor of economics, a professor of the department of urban economy at Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University, an honorary doctor of St. Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance, and an academician of the International Academy of Engineering.
During 2003–2004, prior to the Beslan school hostage crisis, he was Presidential Plenipotentiary Envoy to the Southern Federal District. From 13 September 2004 until 24 September 2007, he was Russia's Minister for Regional Development in Mikhail Fradkov's Second Cabinet.
- В Петербурге скончалась жена экс-губернатора Ирина Яковлева
- "Ъ-Новости - Владимир Яковлев возглавил Российский союз строителей". 2010-10-14. Archived from the original on 2010-10-14. Retrieved 2021-06-17.
- "Яковлев Владимир Анатольевич". omorrss.ru. Retrieved 2021-06-17.
- Official biography (in Russian)