Alexander Lebed

1950 - 2002

Alexander Lebed

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 167,577 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9,170th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Alexander Lebed ranks 9,123 out of 14,801Before him are Marais Viljoen, Andrey Andreyevich Andreyev, Manuel Roxas, James Mancham, Appius Claudius Pulcher, and Rainulf Drengot. After him are Václav Talich, Indalecio Prieto, Shi Lang, Nông Đức Mạnh, Archelaus of Sparta, and Prince George, Duke of Cambridge.

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Among people born in 1950, Alexander Lebed ranks 130Before him are Randy Quaid, Barbara Sukowa, Miki Manojlović, Andrzej Szarmach, David Duke, and Francis Collins. After him are Mary Hopkin, Paul Watson, Moshe Ya'alon, Joe Perry, Helen Clark, and Steven Van Zandt. Among people deceased in 2002, Alexander Lebed ranks 118Before him are Nguyễn Văn Thuận, Manuel Álvarez Bravo, Franjo Kuharić, Robert Guéï, Grote Reber, and André Delvaux. After him are Julio Pérez, Nikolay Rukavishnikov, Eugene Odum, Justin Ahomadégbé-Tomêtin, Inge Morath, and Gustaaf Deloor.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Lebed ranks 890 out of 2,050Before him are Yury Yakovlev (1928), Fyodor Apraksin (1661), Boris Podolsky (1896), Andrei Kirilenko (1906), Alexander Guchkov (1862), and Andrey Andreyevich Andreyev (null). After him are Aleksei Chirikov (1703), Anatoli Boukreev (1958), Oleg Grigoryevich Makarov (1933), Vasily Golovnin (1776), Boris Rosing (1869), and Peter August, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1697).


Among politicians born in Russia, Alexander Lebed ranks 244Before him are Yusuf Akçura (1876), Carl Jaenisch (1813), Vladimir of Novgorod (1020), Andrei Kirilenko (1906), Alexander Guchkov (1862), and Andrey Andreyevich Andreyev (null). After him are Vasily Golovnin (1776), Patriarch Sergius of Moscow (1867), Andrei Bubnov (1883), Tini Beg (1341), Fyodor Raskolnikov (1892), and Sergei Ivanovich Mosin (1849).

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