computer scientist, entrepreneur
This name uses Eastern Slavic naming customs; the patronymic is Valeryevich and the family name is Durov.
Pavel Valerievich Durov (Russian: Павел Валерьевич Дуров; born 10 October 1984) is a Russian entrepreneur who is best known for being the founder of the social networking site VK, and later the Telegram Messenger. He is the younger brother of Nikolai Durov. Since being dismissed as CEO of VK in 2014, the Durov brothers have traveled the world in self-imposed exile as citizens of Saint Kitts and Nevis. In 2017 Pavel joined the World Economic Forum (WEF) Young Global Leaders as a representative of Finland.
Place of birth:Saint Petersburg
Date of birth:10 October 1984