Martti Ahtisaari

1937 - 2023

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Martti Oiva Kalevi Ahtisaari (Finnish: [ˈmɑrtːi ˈʔoi̯ʋɑ ˈkɑleʋi ˈʔɑhtisɑːri] ; 23 June 1937 – 16 October 2023) was a Finnish politician, the tenth president of Finland, from 1994 to 2000, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, and a United Nations diplomat and mediator noted for his international peace work. Ahtisaari was a United Nations special envoy for Kosovo, charged with organizing the Kosovo status process negotiations. These negotiations aimed to resolve a long-running dispute in Kosovo, which later declared its independence from Serbia in 2008. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martti Ahtisaari has received more than 721,361 page views. His biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 85 in 2019). Martti Ahtisaari is the 753rd most popular politician (up from 1,232nd in 2019), the 88th most popular biography from Russia (up from 138th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Russian Politician.

Ahtisaari was a Finnish diplomat and the President of Finland from 1994 to 2000. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2008 for his efforts to resolve the Kosovo conflict.

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  • 93

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.45

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Martti Ahtisaari has had the most page views in the with 275,061 views, followed by English (160,165), and German (25,482). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Min Nan (15,150.00%), Ukrainian (658.43%), and German (223.95%)


Among politicians, Martti Ahtisaari ranks 753 out of 19,576Before him are Napoléon Louis Bonaparte, Pedro II of Brazil, Boudica, Conrad III of Germany, Cao Pi, and Qaboos bin Said al Said. After him are Ptolemy V Epiphanes, Louis, Grand Dauphin, Marwan I, Justin I, Cleopatra I Syra, and Dmitry Medvedev.

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Among people born in 1937, Martti Ahtisaari ranks 13Before him are Ahmed Yassin, Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman, Bobby Charlton, Jane Fonda, and Queen Sonja of Norway. After him are Boris Spassky, Renzo Piano, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, Queen Paola of Belgium, Madeleine Albright, and Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. Among people deceased in 2023, Martti Ahtisaari ranks 14Before him are Michael Gambon, Constantine II of Greece, Bobby Charlton, Jane Birkin, Yevgeny Prigozhin, and Giorgio Napolitano. After him are Kenzaburō Ōe, Just Fontaine, Fernando Botero, Lisa Marie Presley, Ted Kaczynski, and Louise Glück.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Martti Ahtisaari ranks 88 out of 3,761Before him are Michael of Russia (1596), Feodor I of Russia (1557), Alexander Suvorov (1730), Alexander Scriabin (1871), Alexander Kerensky (1881), and Otto Wallach (1847). After him are Dmitry Medvedev (1965), Alexander Borodin (1833), Alexandra Kollontai (1872), Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926), Mikhail Kalinin (1875), and Alexis of Russia (1629).


Among politicians born in Russia, Martti Ahtisaari ranks 32Before him are Anna of Russia (1693), Ivan III of Russia (1440), Boris Godunov (1552), Michael of Russia (1596), Feodor I of Russia (1557), and Alexander Kerensky (1881). After him are Dmitry Medvedev (1965), Alexis of Russia (1629), Nikolai Bukharin (1888), Ivan VI of Russia (1740), Lev Kamenev (1883), and Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869).