List of Important Characters in The Idiot.
1. Prince Myshkin/ Prince Leo Nikolayevich Myshkin/ the idot: the hero of the novel.
2. Parfyon Rogozhin: the antagonist and Prince Myshkin's friend.
3. Nastasya Fillipnova: the woman they both love.
4. Aglaya Ivanova Yepanchina: Yepanchin's youngest daughter who loves the prince.
5. General Yepahchin: Aglaya's father.
6. Mrs. Yepanchin
7. Alexandra and Adelaida: Yepanchins' two other daughters. Aglaya's first and second sisters respectively.
8. Afanasy Ivanovich Totsky: Nastasya's foster father and her seducer.
9. Lukyan Timofeevich Lebedev: a civil servant, Prince Myshkin's friend.
10. Gavrila Ardalionovich Ivogin/ Ganya: Nastasya's suitor.
11. Kolya Ivolgin: Ganya's brother.
12. Yevgeny Pavlovich Radomsky: Aglaya's suitor.
13. General Ardalion Aleksandrovich Ivolgin: Ganya, Kolya and Varya's father.
14. Varya Ivolgina
List of Minor Characters.
1. Nikolay Andreevich Pavlishchev: Prince Myshkin's protege.
2. Ippolit Terentiev: General Ivolgin's mistress's son.
3. Prince Sh.: Adelaida's suitor.
4. Ivan Petrovich Ptitsyn: Varya's suitor.
5. Princess Belokons kaya: Family friend of the Yepanchins and Aglaya's godmother.
6. Draya Alexevna: Nastasya's friend.
7. Vera Lukyanova Lebedeva: Lebedev's daughter.
8. Keller: Prince Myshkin's friend and well wisher who was a member of Rogozhin's gang.
9. Antip Burdovsky: Prosecutes Prince for money and later becomes a friend.
10. Marie/ Mari: The poor village girl in Switzerland whom the Prince loves compassionately, in a brotherly way.