Alexander Litvinenko

1962 - 2006

Alexander Litvinenko

Alexander Valterovich Litvinenko (Russian: Алекса́ндр Ва́льтерович Литвине́нко, IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksandr ˈvaltɨrəvʲɪtɕ lʲɪtvʲɪˈnʲɛnkə]; 30 August 1962 or 4 December 1962 by father's account – 23 November 2006) was a British-naturalised Russian defector and former officer of the Russian FSB secret service who specialised in tackling organized crime. According to US diplomats, Litvinenko coined the phrase Mafia state.In November 1998, Litvinenko and several other FSB officers publicly accused their superiors of ordering the assassination of the Russian tycoon and oligarch Boris Berezovsky. Litvinenko was arrested the following March on charges of exceeding the authority of his position. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Litvinenko has received more than 2,053,257 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,099th most popular writer.

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  • 3.32

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Among writers, Alexander Litvinenko ranks 1,098 out of 4,883Before him are James Hadley Chase, Sergey Mikhalkov, Klaus Ebner, Hunter S. Thompson, Kassia, and Timaeus of Locri. After him are Aleksis Kivi, Ugo Foscolo, Chiara Lubich, Wole Soyinka, Virginia Henderson, and Johannes Valentinus Andreae.

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Among people born in 1962, Alexander Litvinenko ranks 16Before him are Demi Moore, Abdullah II of Jordan, Ralph Fiennes, Sandra, David Fincher, and Carles Puigdemont. After him are Kirk Hammett, Wesley Snipes, Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin, Manuel Valls, and Jordan Belfort. Among people deceased in 2006, Alexander Litvinenko ranks 48Before him are Robert Bruce Merrifield, Nam June Paik, Anna Politkovskaya, Shohei Imamura, Karel Appel, and Romano Mussolini. After him are Shelley Winters, Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Sven Nykvist, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Aaron Spelling, and Lillian Asplund.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Litvinenko ranks 359 out of 2,050Before him are Varlam Shalamov (1907), Vera Menchik (1906), Nikolai Kardashev (1932), Sergey Mikhalkov (1913), Galina Ulanova (1910), and Aleksey Kuropatkin (1848). After him are Vladimir Kryuchkov (1924), Vasily Perov (1834), Nikolai Leskov (1831), Adam Johann von Krusenstern (1770), Léon Theremin (1896), and Nikolay Zhukovsky (1847).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Alexander Litvinenko ranks 45Before him are Andrei Bely (1880), Yevgeny Yevtushenko (1933), Alexander Ostrovsky (1823), Nathalie Sarraute (1900), Varlam Shalamov (1907), and Sergey Mikhalkov (1913). After him are Nikolai Leskov (1831), Bulat Okudzhava (1924), Daniil Kharms (1905), Edith Södergran (1892), Leonid Andreyev (1871), and Alexander Afanasyev (1826).

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