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Dzhokhar Dudayev

1944 - 1996

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Dzhokhar Musayevich Dudayev (Chechen: Дудин Муса-воӏ Джохар, romanized: Dudin Musa-voj Dƶoxar, [duˈdin muˈsɑvɔʕ d͡ʒɔwˈxɑr]; Russian: Джохар Мусаевич Дудаев; US pronunciation ; 15 February 1944 – 21 April 1996) was a Soviet Air Force general and Chechen separatist leader who was the first president of the Chechen Republic of Ichkeria, a breakaway region in the North Caucasus, from 1991 until his assassination in 1996. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dzhokhar Dudayev has received more than 984,384 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Dzhokhar Dudayev is the 1,028th most popular politician (up from 1,666th in 2019), the 120th most popular biography from Russia (up from 179th in 2019) and the 50th 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 1,028 out of 15,577Before him are Li Si, Nikephoros II Phokas, Ivan V of Russia, Nabonidus, Frederick V of the Palatinate, and Xiang Yu. After him are Harald Bluetooth, Wangari Maathai, Abd el-Krim, Princess Stéphanie of Belgium, Nestor, and Trygve Lie.

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Among people born in 1944, Dzhokhar Dudayev ranks 14Before him are Jeff Beck, Alexander Van der Bellen, Reinhold Messner, Rutger Hauer, Ernő Rubik, and Geraldine Chaplin. After him are Joe Cocker, Jimmy Page, Carlos Alberto Torres, Sepp Maier, Harold Ramis, and Jacqueline Bisset. Among people deceased in 1996, Dzhokhar Dudayev ranks 10Before him are Thomas Kuhn, Tupac Shakur, Carl Sagan, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Jean-Bédel Bokassa, and Marguerite Duras. After him are Ella Fitzgerald, Joseph Brodsky, Babrak Karmal, René Lacoste, Paul Erdős, and Frank Whittle.

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Among people born in Russia, Dzhokhar Dudayev ranks 120 out of 3,262Before him are Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899), Alexander Alekhine (1892), False Dmitry I (1581), Valery Legasov (1936), Tokhtamysh (1342), and Ivan V of Russia (1666). After him are Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850), Feodor II of Russia (1589), Boris Spassky (1937), Mikhail Lermontov (1814), Olga of Kiev (890), and Nikolai Lobachevsky (1792).


Among politicians born in Russia, Dzhokhar Dudayev ranks 50Before him are Vasili III of Russia (1479), Nikolai Bukharin (1888), Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), False Dmitry I (1581), Tokhtamysh (1342), and Ivan V of Russia (1666). After him are Feodor II of Russia (1589), Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897), Alexei Rykov (1881), Alexander Kolchak (1874), Felix Yusupov (1887), and Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia (1708).