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Lennart Meri

1929 - 2006

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Lennart Georg Meri (Estonian pronunciation: [ˈlenˑɑrt ˈgeorg ˈmeri]; 29 March 1929 – 14 March 2006) was an Estonian writer, film director and statesman. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lennart Meri has received more than 219,202 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia. Lennart Meri is the 2,604th most popular politician (down from 2,386th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Estonia and the 4th most popular Estonian Politician.

Lennart Meri was a former president of Estonia and is most famous for his work in the Estonian independence movement.

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Among politicians, Lennart Meri ranks 2,604 out of 15,577Before him are Margaret III, Countess of Flanders, Maria Christina of Austria, Catherine Pavlovna of Russia, Ladislaus of Naples, Empress Meishō, and Calchas. After him are Neferefre, César Gaviria, Ivan II of Moscow, Boris Shcherbina, Auguste Beernaert, and Constantine III.

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Among people born in 1929, Lennart Meri ranks 50Before him are James Last, Mike Hawthorn, Jean Simmons, Eric Kandel, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, and Yevgeny Primakov. After him are Richard E. Taylor, Günter Schabowski, Christa Wolf, Peter L. Berger, George Steiner, and Zoltán Czibor. Among people deceased in 2006, Lennart Meri ranks 32Before him are Choi Kyu-hah, Robert Altman, Johannes Rau, Steve Irwin, John Kenneth Galbraith, and Markus Wolf. After him are Alexander Litvinenko, Jack Palance, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Muriel Spark, Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, and Shelley Winters.

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In Estonia

Among people born in Estonia, Lennart Meri ranks 10 out of 310Before him are Arvo Pärt (1935), Fabian Gottlieb von Bellingshausen (1778), Karl Ernst von Baer (1792), Konstantin Päts (1874), Wolfgang Köhler (1887), and Louis Kahn (1901). After him are Patriarch Alexy II of Moscow (1929), Paul Keres (1916), Arnold Rüütel (1928), Adam Johann von Krusenstern (1770), Paul von Rennenkampf (1854), and Jacob De la Gardie (1583).

Among POLITICIANS In Estonia

Among politicians born in Estonia, Lennart Meri ranks 4Before him are Catherine I of Russia (1684), Alfred Rosenberg (1893), and Konstantin Päts (1874). After him are Arnold Rüütel (1928), Jacob De la Gardie (1583), Felix Kersten (1898), Alar Karis (1958), Kersti Kaljulaid (1969), Magnus Gabriel De la Gardie (1622), Alexander Gorchakov (1798), and Neeme Järvi (1937).