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Andrei Karlov

1954 - 2016

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Andrei Gennadyevich Karlov (Russian: Андрей Геннадьевич Карлов; 4 February 1954 – 19 December 2016) was a Russian diplomat who served as the Russian ambassador to Turkey and earlier as the Russian ambassador to North Korea.On the evening of 19 December 2016, while speaking at an art gallery exhibition in Ankara, Turkey, Karlov was assassinated by Mevlüt Mert Altıntaş, an off-duty Turkish policeman. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrei Karlov has received more than 597,056 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 48 in 2019). Andrei Karlov is the 6,514th most popular politician (up from 7,443rd in 2019), the 620th most popular biography from Russia (up from 700th in 2019) and the 183rd most popular Russian Politician.

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Among politicians, Andrei Karlov ranks 6,514 out of 15,577Before him are Simonetta Sommaruga, Jalal al-Din Khan ibn Tokhtamysh, Injong of Goryeo, Duke Wilhelm in Bavaria, Charles d'Albert, duc de Luynes, and Johann Trollmann. After him are Philip I, Count of Boulogne, Kim Chaek, Margravine Louise Charlotte of Brandenburg, Hanns Albin Rauter, Cerdic of Wessex, and Ashur-dan II.

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Among people born in 1954, Andrei Karlov ranks 78Before him are Michael Emerson, Filip Vujanović, Shuji Nakamura, Francisco Guterres, Jerry Seinfeld, and Hrant Dink. After him are Katey Sagal, Sergey Naryshkin, Steven Pinker, Alejandro Sabella, Chris Noth, and Phil Rudd. Among people deceased in 2016, Andrei Karlov ranks 106Before him are Bata Živojinović, Erich Rudorffer, André Courrèges, Andrew Grove, Guy Hamilton, and Yves Bonnefoy. After him are Michu Meszaros, Einojuhani Rautavaara, Neville Marriner, Peter Shaffer, Maurice White, and Ernst Nolte.

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Among people born in Russia, Andrei Karlov ranks 620 out of 3,262Before him are Pavel Alexandrov (1896), Andrei Mironov (1941), Grand Duchess Vera Konstantinovna of Russia (1854), Johann Christoph Gottsched (1700), Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov (1829), and Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov (1891). After him are Viktor Hartmann (1834), Valeri Kubasov (1935), Sergey Naryshkin (1954), Veruschka von Lehndorff (1939), Igor Ansoff (1918), and Vasily Shukshin (1929).


Among politicians born in Russia, Andrei Karlov ranks 183Before him are Chaim Rumkowski (1877), Valerian Kuybyshev (1888), Sergey Sazonov (1860), Pyotr Rumyantsev (1725), Yuri II of Vladimir (1188), and Grand Duchess Vera Konstantinovna of Russia (1854). After him are Sergey Naryshkin (1954), Irina Godunova (1557), Dersu Uzala (1849), Nikolai Krylenko (1885), Khertek Anchimaa-Toka (1912), and Taihō Kōki (1940).