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Boris Shcherbina

1919 - 1990

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Boris Yevdokimovich Shcherbina (Ukrainian: Борис Євдокимович Щербина, romanized: Borys Yevdokymovych Shcherbyna, Russian: Борис Евдокимович Щербина; 5 October 1919 – 22 August 1990) was a Ukrainian Soviet politician who served as a Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of the Soviet Union from 1984 to 1989. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boris Shcherbina has received more than 3,123,710 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Boris Shcherbina is the 2,608th most popular politician (down from 1,941st in 2019), the 91st most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 63rd in 2019) and the 37th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Boris Shcherbina was a Soviet politician. He was the head of the Soviet Union's NKVD, which was the predecessor to the KGB. He was most famous for his role in the Great Purge.

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Among politicians, Boris Shcherbina ranks 2,608 out of 15,577Before him are Empress Meishō, Calchas, Lennart Meri, Neferefre, César Gaviria, and Ivan II of Moscow. After him are Auguste Beernaert, Constantine III, Fulvia, Anna of Tyrol, Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, and Alexandre Colonna-Walewski.

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Among people born in 1919, Boris Shcherbina ranks 23Before him are Kim Jong-suk, Gerhard Barkhorn, Fausto Coppi, Pierre Trudeau, Walter Scheel, and Hans-Joachim Marseille. After him are Dino De Laurentiis, Jack Palance, Lex Barker, Leon Festinger, James M. Buchanan, and Jennifer Jones. Among people deceased in 1990, Boris Shcherbina ranks 23Before him are Sergei Parajanov, Lê Đức Thọ, Keith Haring, Tunku Abdul Rahman, Miguel Muñoz, and Robert Hofstadter. After him are Lawrence Durrell, Ilya Frank, Barbara Stanwyck, Sandro Pertini, Jacques Demy, and Bruno Bettelheim.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Boris Shcherbina ranks 91 out of 1,083Before him are Clarice Lispector (1920), Nachman of Breslov (1772), Andriy Shevchenko (1976), Josaphat Kuntsevych (1580), Bruno Schulz (1892), and Yevgeny Primakov (1929). After him are Vsevolod I of Kiev (1030), Karol Szymanowski (1882), Oleg Blokhin (1952), Nestor the Chronicler (1056), Reinhold Glière (1874), and Lee Strasberg (1901).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Boris Shcherbina ranks 37Before him are Karl Radek (1885), Vladimir Ivashko (1932), Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), Sergey Bubka (1963), Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886), and Yevgeny Primakov (1929). After him are Vsevolod I of Kiev (1030), Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki (1640), Nikolai Tikhonov (1905), Oleksandr Turchynov (1964), Sviatopolk II of Kiev (1050), and Nikolai Ryzhkov (1929).