Algirdas Brazauskas

1932 - 2010

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Algirdas Mykolas Brazauskas ([ˈɐ̂ˑlʲɡʲɪrdɐs ˈmʲîːkoːɫɐs brɐˈzɐ̂ˑʊskɐs] (listen), 22 September 1932 – 26 June 2010) was the first President of a newly independent post-Soviet Lithuania from 1993 to 1998 and Prime Minister from 2001 to 2006. He also served as head of the Communist Party of Lithuania that broke with Moscow. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Algirdas Brazauskas has received more than 104,822 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Algirdas Brazauskas is the 3,563rd most popular politician (down from 3,163rd in 2019), the 25th most popular biography from Lithuania (up from 27th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Lithuanian Politician.

Algirdas Brazauskas was the first non-communist president of Lithuania, and was in office from 1993 to 1998. He was a member of the Lithuanian Communist Party until 1990, when he resigned.

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Among politicians, Algirdas Brazauskas ranks 3,563 out of 15,710Before him are Bilgä Qaǧan, Ferdinand Čatloš, Tukulti-Ninurta I, Sobhuza II, Amakusa Shirō, and Adad-nirari II. After him are Stefan the First-Crowned, Emperor Kanmu, Enmebaragesi, Verres, Venustiano Carranza, and Albert III, Duke of Saxony.

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Among people born in 1932, Algirdas Brazauskas ranks 68Before him are Khaled al-Asaad, Nagisa Oshima, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, David Scott, Sonny Liston, and Hiroaki Sato. After him are Lalo Schifrin, Rainer Weiss, Petula Clark, Vytautas Landsbergis, Thomas Klestil, and Pier Angeli. Among people deceased in 2010, Algirdas Brazauskas ranks 35Before him are Néstor Kirchner, John Forsythe, Francesco Cossiga, Harry Mulisch, Blake Edwards, and Viktor Chernomyrdin. After him are Paul Schäfer, Joan Sutherland, Enzo Bearzot, Alice Miller, Vladimir Arnold, and John Fenn.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Algirdas Brazauskas ranks 25 out of 235Before him are Barbara Radziwiłł (1520), Antanas Smetona (1874), Valdas Adamkus (1926), Marija Gimbutas (1921), Emilia Plater (1806), and Dalia Grybauskaitė (1956). After him are Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander (1799), Vytautas Landsbergis (1932), Wilfrid Voynich (1865), Sigismund Kęstutaitis (1365), Isaac Levitan (1860), and Jan Karol Chodkiewicz (1560).

Among POLITICIANS In Lithuania

Among politicians born in Lithuania, Algirdas Brazauskas ranks 11Before him are Gediminas (1275), Algirdas (1296), Kęstutis (1297), Antanas Smetona (1874), Valdas Adamkus (1926), and Dalia Grybauskaitė (1956). After him are Vytautas Landsbergis (1932), Sigismund Kęstutaitis (1365), Leo Jogiches (1867), Gabriel Narutowicz (1865), Janusz Radziwiłł (1612), and Boris Skossyreff (1896).