Dzhokhar Dudayev

1944 - 1996

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Dzhokhar Musayevich Dudayev, born as Dudin Musa-Khant Dʒouxar (15 February 1944 – 21 April 1996) was a Chechen politician, statesman and military leader of the 1990s Chechen Independence movement from Russia. He served as the first president of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, from 1991 until his assassination in 1996. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dzhokhar Dudayev has received more than 1,299,828 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 66 in 2019). Dzhokhar Dudayev is the 1,011th most popular politician (up from 1,020th in 2019), the 115th most popular biography from Russia (up from 119th in 2019) and the 44th most popular Russian Politician.

Dzhokhar Dudayev was a Chechen politician and president of the breakaway republic of Chechnya from 1991 to 1996. He is most famous for being the first president of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, which he led from 1991 to 1996.

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Among politicians, Dzhokhar Dudayev ranks 1,011 out of 19,576Before him are Isaac II Angelos, Rashid-al-Din Hamadani, Mohammad Mosaddegh, Asa of Judah, Humayun, and Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi. After him are Jerry Brown, Anton Drexler, Frederick III of Denmark, Jiang Qing, Miloš Zeman, and Simon of Cyrene.

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Among people born in 1944, Dzhokhar Dudayev ranks 16Before him are Barry White, Reinhold Messner, Ban Ki-moon, Ernő Rubik, Carlos Alberto Torres, and Joe Cocker. After him are Miloš Zeman, Joe Frazier, Jimmy Page, Alan Parker, Geraldine Chaplin, and Tony Scott. Among people deceased in 1996, Dzhokhar Dudayev ranks 9Before him are Tupac Shakur, Baba Vanga, Thomas Kuhn, Carl Sagan, Marguerite Duras, and Krzysztof Kieślowski. After him are Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Joseph Brodsky, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Whittle, Tadeusz Reichstein, and René Lacoste.

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Among people born in Russia, Dzhokhar Dudayev ranks 115 out of 3,761Before him are Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), Mikhail Lomonosov (1711), Boris Spassky (1937), Grigory Potemkin (1739), Alexander Kolchak (1874), and Olga of Kiev (890). After him are Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia (1878), Ivan V of Russia (1666), Sergey Kirov (1886), Mikhail Bakhtin (1895), Feodor III of Russia (1661), and Vasily Chuikov (1900).


Among politicians born in Russia, Dzhokhar Dudayev ranks 44Before him are Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), Tokhtamysh (1342), Sergey Lavrov (1950), Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), Grigory Potemkin (1739), and Alexander Kolchak (1874). After him are Ivan V of Russia (1666), Sergey Kirov (1886), Feodor III of Russia (1661), False Dmitry I (1581), Vasili IV of Russia (1552), and Vasili III of Russia (1479).