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Aleksandr Dugin

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Aleksandr Gelyevich Dugin (Russian: Александр Гельевич Дугин; born 7 January 1962) is a Russian far-right political philosopher.Born into a military intelligence family, Dugin was an anti-communist dissident during the 1980s. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union, Dugin co-founded the National Bolshevik Party with Eduard Limonov, a party which espoused National Bolshevism, which he later left. In 1997, he published Foundations of Geopolitics, in which he outlined his worldview, calling for Russia to rebuild its influence through alliances and conquest, and to challenge the rival Atlanticist empire led by the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aleksandr Dugin has received more than 3,569,388 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Aleksandr Dugin is the 16th most popular political scientist (up from 18th in 2019), the 482nd most popular biography from Russia (up from 609th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Political Scientist.

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Among political scientists, Aleksandr Dugin ranks 16 out of 29Before him are Ralf Dahrendorf, Robert A. Dahl, Johan Galtung, Maurice Duverger, Gene Sharp, and Joseph Nye. After him are David Easton, Muhammad Asad, Robert D. Putnam, Arend Lijphart, Anton Friedrich Justus Thibaut, and John Mearsheimer.

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Among people born in 1962, Aleksandr Dugin ranks 33Before him are Anthony Kiedis, Carlos Sainz, Stephen Chow, Milo Đukanović, Emilio Estevez, and Evander Holyfield. After him are Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Axl Rose, Matthew Broderick, Antony Blinken, Viktor Tsoi, and Kelly Preston.

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Among people born in Russia, Aleksandr Dugin ranks 482 out of 3,262Before him are Viktor Suvorov (1947), Daniil Kharms (1905), Werner Ostendorff (1903), Konstantin Simonov (1915), Afanasy Nikitin (1500), and Olga Knipper (1868). After him are Filipp Golikov (1900), Nikolay Bogolyubov (1909), Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia (1864), Pavel Milyukov (1859), Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov (1806), and Mikhail of Tver (1271).


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