Article 1116. Persons who may be called upon for inheritance.

1. Citizens who are alive on the day of the opening of the inheritance, as well as conceived during the life of the testator and born alive after the opening of the inheritance may be invoked for inheritance. The legal entities specified in it that exist on the day of the opening of the inheritance may also be called upon to inherit under a will. 2. The Russian Federation, subjects of the Russian Federation, municipalities, foreign states and international organizations may be called upon to inherit under a will, and the Russian Federation in accordance with article 1151 of this Code, may be called upon to inherit by law.

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References to other articles of chapter 61. General provisions on inheritance:
Article 1110. Inheritance.
Article 1111. Grounds for inheritance.
Article 1112. Inheritance.
Article 1113. Opening of the inheritance.
Article 1114. Opening time of inheritance.
Article 1115. Place of discovery of inheritance.
Article 1117. Unworthy heirs.