Georgiy Gongadze

1969 - 2000

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Georgiy Ruslanovich Gongadze (Ukrainian: Георгій Русланович Гонгадзе; Georgian: გიორგი ღონღაძე; 21 May 1969 – 17 September 2000) was a Ukrainian journalist and film director who was kidnapped and murdered in 2000 near Kyiv. He founded the internet newspaper Ukrayinska Pravda along with Olena Prytula in 2000. The circumstances of his death became a national scandal and a focus for protests against the government of the then President, Leonid Kuchma. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georgiy Gongadze has received more than 114,216 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Georgiy Gongadze is the 13,823rd most popular politician (down from 12,837th in 2019), the 184th most popular biography from Georgia (down from 134th in 2019) and the 70th most popular Georgian Politician.

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Among politicians, Georgiy Gongadze ranks 13,823 out of 15,710Before him are Leonard Wood, Jussi Halla-aho, Loyola de Palacio, Saskia Esken, Jeremy Hunt, and Rufus Isaacs, 1st Marquess of Reading. After him are Ted Lindsay, Heidi Hautala, Álvaro García Linera, A. N. R. Robinson, Ylva Johansson, and Phelekezela Mphoko.

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Among people born in 1969, Georgiy Gongadze ranks 336Before him are Jaan Kirsipuu, Katrin Krabbe, Hany Ramzy, Brett Ratner, Tony Cetinski, and Billy Porter. After him are Chuck Liddell, Viola, Henning Berg, Eduardo Santamarina, Óscar Ruiz, and Olivier Beretta. Among people deceased in 2000, Georgiy Gongadze ranks 241Before him are Simeon Simeonov, Jules Roy, George Montgomery, Yuriy Lituyev, Mildred Wiley, and Robert Cormier. After him are Gwendolyn Brooks, Ann Doran, Big Pun, Mark R. Hughes, John Lindsay, and Jimmie Davis.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Georgiy Gongadze ranks 184 out of 292Before him are Nina Ananiashvili (1963), Tengiz Sulakvelidze (1956), Valery Meladze (1965), Medea Jugeli (1925), Miho Mosulishvili (1962), and Givi Nodia (1948). After him are Abu Omar al-Shishani (1986), Khatia Buniatishvili (1987), Mamuka Bakhtadze (1982), Zurab Noghaideli (1964), Levan Kobiashvili (1977), and Grigol Vashadze (1958).

Among POLITICIANS In Georgia

Among politicians born in Georgia, Georgiy Gongadze ranks 70Before him are Leonid Tibilov (1951), Lyudvig Chibirov (1932), Badri Patarkatsishvili (1955), Giorgi Kvirikashvili (1967), Giorgi Gakharia (1975), and Sergey Kiriyenko (1962). After him are Mamuka Bakhtadze (1982), Zurab Noghaideli (1964), Grigol Vashadze (1958), Roman Dzindzichashvili (1944), Vano Merabishvili (1968), and Maia Panjikidze (1960).