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. He was a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Berezovsky was politically opposed to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin since Putin's election in 2000 and remained a vocal critic of Putin for the rest of his life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boris Berezovsky has received more than 57,972 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Boris Berezovsky is the 89th most popular businessperson (down from 88th in 2019), the 303rd most popular biography from Russia (up from 312th in 2019) and the 2nd 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 89 out of 604Before him are Lorenzo Sanz, Christophe Plantin, Nathan Mayer Rothschild, William Randolph Hearst, Adnan Khashoggi, and Dietmar Hopp. After him are Flavio Briatore, Michele Ferrero, Larry Ellison, Ferdinand Piëch, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and Lee Kun-hee.

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Among people born in 1946, Boris Berezovsky ranks 72Before him are Daniel Libeskind, Deepak Chopra, Philip Pullman, Lasse Hallström, Tansu Çiller, and Ilie Năstase. After him are Howard Shore, Jean Todt, Julian Barnes, Vladimir Zhirinovsky, Dragan Džajić, and John Paul Jones. Among people deceased in 2013, Boris Berezovsky ranks 41Before him are Sung Jae-gi, Richard Griffiths, Richard Matheson, Ronald Dworkin, Manfred Rommel, and James Avery. After him are Ieng Sary, Bert Trautmann, Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland, J. J. Cale, James M. Buchanan, and Nagisa Oshima.

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Among people born in Russia, Boris Berezovsky ranks 303 out of 2,688Before him are Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz (1843), Eduard Khil (1934), Alexander Griboyedov (1795), Andrei Konchalovsky (1937), Varlam Shalamov (1907), and Daniel of Moscow (1261). After him are Vasily Vereshchagin (1842), Karl Bryullov (1799), Fyodor Tyutchev (1803), Grand Duke Paul Alexandrovich of Russia (1860), Léon Theremin (1896), and Alexander Litvinenko (1962).


Among businesspeople born in Russia, Boris Berezovsky ranks 2Before him are Sergei Diaghilev (1872). After him are Roman Abramovich (1966), Mikhail Khodorkovsky (1963), Pavel Tretyakov (1832), Beate Uhse-Rotermund (1919), Mikhail Prokhorov (1965), Pavel Durov (1984), Savva Mamontov (1841), Oleg Deripaska (1968), Arkady Rotenberg (1951), and Vladimir Lisin (1956).