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Leonid Kravchuk

1934 - 2022

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Leonid Makarovych Kravchuk (Ukrainian: Леонід Макарович Кравчук; 10 January 1934 – 10 May 2022) was a Ukrainian politician and the first president of Ukraine, serving from 5 December 1991 until 19 July 1994. In 1992, he signed the Lisbon Protocol, undertaking to give up Ukraine's nuclear arsenal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leonid Kravchuk has received more than 711,581 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 56 in 2019). Leonid Kravchuk is the 705th most popular politician (up from 2,129th in 2019), the 36th most popular biography from Poland (up from 74th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Polish Politician.

Leonid Kravchuk was the first president of Ukraine after the dissolution of the Soviet Union. He was elected in 1991 and served until 1994. He is most famous for being the first president of Ukraine after the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

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Among politicians, Leonid Kravchuk ranks 705 out of 15,577Before him are Henry I of England, Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor, Maximinus Thrax, Ilse Koch, Smenkhkare, and John the Fearless. After him are Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, Marquise de Montespan, John of Bohemia, John Zápolya, Rudolf I of Germany, and Constantine I of Greece.

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Among people born in 1934, Leonid Kravchuk ranks 12Before him are Leonard Cohen, Albert II of Belgium, Giorgio Armani, Judi Dench, Carl Sagan, and Gene Cernan. After him are Nana Mouskouri, Daniel Kahneman, Shirley MacLaine, Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, Jane Goodall, and Paul Ekman. Among people deceased in 2022, Leonid Kravchuk ranks 10Before him are Pope Benedict XVI, Luc Montagnier, Jiang Zemin, Vangelis, Sidney Poitier, and Monica Vitti. After him are Francisco Gento, Thích Nhất Hạnh, Kane Tanaka, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Irene Papas, and Jean-Louis Trintignant.

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Among people born in Poland, Leonid Kravchuk ranks 36 out of 1,454Before him are Maximilian Kolbe (1894), Krzysztof Kieślowski (1941), Kurt Lewin (1890), Irena Sendler (1910), Marie Leszczyńska (1703), and Bronisław Malinowski (1884). After him are Vladislaus II of Hungary (1456), Günther von Kluge (1882), Hans-Ulrich Rudel (1916), Rudolf Virchow (1821), Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928), and Rudolf Clausius (1822).


Among politicians born in Poland, Leonid Kravchuk ranks 5Before him are Lech Wałęsa (1943), Paul von Hindenburg (1847), David Ben-Gurion (1886), and Władysław IV Vasa (1595). After him are Vladislaus II of Hungary (1456), Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928), Sigismund II Augustus (1520), Lech Kaczyński (1949), Wojciech Jaruzelski (1923), Władysław III of Poland (1424), and Casimir III the Great (1310).