Boris Berezovsky

1946 - 2013

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Boris Abramovich Berezovsky (Russian: Борис Абрамович Березовский; 23 January 1946 – 23 March 2013), also known as Platon Elenin, was a Russian business oligarch, government official, engineer and mathematician and a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He had the federal state civilian service rank of 1st class Active State Councillor of the Russian Federation. Berezovsky made his fortune in Russia in the 1990s, when the country implemented privatization of state property. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boris Berezovsky has received more than 80,018 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Boris Berezovsky is the 47th most popular businessperson (up from 72nd in 2019), the 158th most popular biography from Russia (up from 240th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Businessperson.

Boris Berezovsky is most famous for being a Russian oligarch who was one of the most influential businessmen in Russia. He was also a Russian politician and a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

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Among businesspeople, Boris Berezovsky ranks 47 out of 847Before him are Joan Gamper, Hugh Hefner, Ettore Bugatti, J. Paul Getty, Bernie Madoff, and Rupert Murdoch. After him are Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Robert Kiyosaki, Dietrich Mateschitz, Otto Frank, Ray Kroc, and Giovanni Agnelli.

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Among people born in 1946, Boris Berezovsky ranks 45Before him are David Suchet, Marianne Faithfull, Emerson Fittipaldi, Robert Fripp, Masoud Barzani, and Isaias Afwerki. After him are Arrigo Sacchi, Talia Shire, Liza Minnelli, Patriarch Kirill of Moscow, André the Giant, and Jang Song-thaek. Among people deceased in 2013, Boris Berezovsky ranks 18Before him are Giulio Andreotti, Frederick Sanger, Robert Coleman Richardson, Douglas Engelbart, Lou Reed, and Paul Walker. After him are Nílton Santos, Giuliano Gemma, Donald A. Glaser, Tom Clancy, Jang Song-thaek, and Jovanka Broz.

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Among people born in Russia, Boris Berezovsky ranks 158 out of 3,761Before him are Alexey Stakhanov (1906), Andrey Kolmogorov (1903), Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), Käthe Kollwitz (1867), Anatoly Dyatlov (1931), and Feodor II of Russia (1589). After him are Mikhail Glinka (1804), Alexander Friedmann (1888), Felix Steiner (1896), Alla Pugacheva (1949), Stenka Razin (1630), and Ivan Shishkin (1832).


Among businesspeople born in Russia, Boris Berezovsky ranks 1After him are Sergei Diaghilev (1872), Roman Abramovich (1966), Mikhail Khodorkovsky (1963), Pavel Tretyakov (1832), Arkady Rotenberg (1951), Beate Uhse-Rotermund (1919), Oleg Deripaska (1968), Mikhail Prokhorov (1965), Sergei Shchukin (1854), Pavel Durov (1984), and Vladimir Lisin (1956).