Alexander Lebed

1950 - 2002

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Lieutenant General Alexander Ivanovich Lebed (Russian: Алекса́ндр Ива́нович Ле́бедь; 20 April 1950 – 28 April 2002) was a Soviet and Russian military officer and politician who held senior positions in the Airborne Troops before running for president in the 1996 Russian presidential election. He did not win, but placed third behind incumbent Boris Yeltsin and the Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov, with roughly 14% of the vote nation-wide. Lebed later served as the Secretary of the Security Council in the Yeltsin administration, and eventually became the governor of Krasnoyarsk Krai, the second largest Russian region. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Lebed has received more than 194,545 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Alexander Lebed is the 9,147th most popular politician (down from 9,113th in 2019), the 905th most popular biography from Russia (down from 890th in 2019) and the 257th most popular Russian Politician.

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Among politicians, Alexander Lebed ranks 9,147 out of 15,710Before him are Spurius Lucretius Tricipitinus, Adam Malik, Ahmad al-Muqtadir, Sancho, Count of Provence, Ada of Caria, and Mark Eyskens. After him are Giselbert of Luxembourg, Jimeno Garcés of Pamplona, Princess Marie of Prussia, William Grenville, 1st Baron Grenville, Tyrimmas of Macedon, and Nebkaure Khety.

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Among people born in 1950, Alexander Lebed ranks 150Before him are Vagit Alekperov, Peter Frampton, Loredana Bertè, Mike Rutherford, Miki Manojlović, and Tony Banks. After him are Steven Van Zandt, Thom Barry, Megumi Torigoe, Terry Gou, James Rothman, and Dudu Georgescu. Among people deceased in 2002, Alexander Lebed ranks 116Before him are Rosemary Clooney, Mamo Wolde, Inge Morath, Dudley Moore, Cyrus Vance, and Yousuf Karsh. After him are Ray Brown, Branko Stanković, Joseph Luns, Robert Guéï, Günter Wand, and Domènec Balmanya.

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Among people born in Russia, Alexander Lebed ranks 905 out of 2,688Before him are Gustaf Kossinna (1858), Ludmilla Tourischeva (1952), Vitaly Abalakov (1906), Kir Bulychev (1934), Alexander Kotov (1913), and Grigori Aleksandrov (1903). After him are Vladimir Obruchev (1863), Boris Parygin (1930), Boris Pilnyak (1894), Viktor Ponedelnik (1937), Matrona Nikonova (1881), and Nikolai Golitsyn (1850).


Among politicians born in Russia, Alexander Lebed ranks 257Before him are Alexander Shliapnikov (1885), Andrei Bubnov (1883), Nikolai Tanayev (1945), Vladimir of Novgorod (1020), Kuzma Minin (1616), and Ludmilla Tourischeva (1952). After him are Nikolai Golitsyn (1850), Fyodor Raskolnikov (1892), Yuriy Yekhanurov (1948), Irina Rodnina (1949), Sergei Ivanovich Mosin (1849), and Andrei Kirilenko (1906).