Eduard Limonov

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Eduard Limonov

Eduard Limonov (Russian: Эдуард Лимонов, real name Eduard Veniaminovich Savenko, Russian: Эдуард Вениаминович Савенко; 22 February 1943 – 17 March 2020) was a Russian writer, poet, publicist, and political dissident. He emigrated from the USSR in 1974 and earned the fame of a scandalous writer abroad, in particular, due to obscene language and pornographic scenes in his first novel It's Me, Eddie. In 1991, he returned to Russia and soon founded the controversial National Bolshevik Party that was banned in the country in 2007 (it was superseded by The Other Russia party). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eduard Limonov has received more than 331,710 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,224th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Eduard Limonov ranks 4,201 out of 14,801Before him are Al-Hakim I, Prusias I of Bithynia, Wu Ding, Princess Marie Isabelle of Orléans, Radagaisus, and Michael Hainisch. After him are Eleanor of Alburquerque, Paolo Gentiloni, Maeda Toshiie, Muzio Attendolo Sforza, Meir Kahane, and Al-Muhtadi.

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Among people born in 1943, Eduard Limonov ranks 73Before him are Yohji Yamamoto, George Benson, Joni Mitchell, Ken Thompson, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Vint Cerf. After him are John Denver, Lucio Dalla, Chantal Mouffe, Arturo Merzario, Paul Van Himst, and Arthur Ashe.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Eduard Limonov ranks 395 out of 2,050Before him are Edith Södergran (1892), Patriarch Nikon of Moscow (1605), Leonid Andreyev (1871), Klaus Störtebeker (1360), Grigori Perelman (1966), and Michael Chekhov (1891). After him are Dmitry Yazov (1924), Basil Fool for Christ (1468), Vera Zasulich (1849), Sergei Skripal (1951), Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia (1875), and Gabdulkhay Akhatov (1927).


Among politicians born in Russia, Eduard Limonov ranks 111Before him are Aleksey Kuropatkin (1848), Vladimir Kryuchkov (1924), Oleg Penkovsky (1919), Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia (1784), Nikolay Shvernik (1888), and Princess Louise of Prussia (1808). After him are Vera Zasulich (1849), Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia (1875), Jani Beg (1300), Duchess Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia (1586), Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (1822), and Yakov Yurovsky (1878).

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