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Martti Ahtisaari

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Martti Oiva Kalevi Ahtisaari (Finnish: [ˈmɑrtːi ˈʔoi̯ʋɑ ˈkɑleʋi ˈʔɑhtisɑːri] (listen); born 23 June 1937) is a Finnish politician, the tenth president of Finland (1994–2000), 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, aimed at resolving a long-running dispute in Kosovo, which later declared its independence from Serbia in 2008. In October 2008, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize "for his important efforts, on several continents and over more than three decades, to resolve international conflicts". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Martti Ahtisaari has received more than 551,402 page views. His biography is available in 85 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). Martti Ahtisaari is the 1,244th most popular politician (down from 1,162nd in 2019), the 139th most popular biography from Russia (down from 130th in 2019) and the 57th 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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Among politicians, Martti Ahtisaari ranks 1,244 out of 15,577Before him are Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia, Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, John, King of Denmark, Léon Degrelle, Senusret III, and Wanli Emperor. After him are Michael II, Trebonianus Gallus, Mahmud of Ghazni, Ferdinand VI of Spain, Frederick IV of Denmark, and Necho II.

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Among people born in 1937, Martti Ahtisaari ranks 17Before him are Renzo Piano, Bobby Charlton, Queen Sonja of Norway, Boris Spassky, Queen Paola of Belgium, and Vanessa Redgrave. After him are Colin Powell, Madeleine Albright, Egon Krenz, Mengistu Haile Mariam, Ahmed Yassin, and Warren Beatty.

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Among people born in Russia, Martti Ahtisaari ranks 139 out of 3,262Before him are Mikhail Botvinnik (1911), Aleksandr Vasilevsky (1895), Georgi Plekhanov (1856), Mily Balakirev (1837), Felix Yusupov (1887), and Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia (1708). After him are Sergei Yesenin (1895), Dmitry Donskoy (1350), Walther Funk (1890), Ilya Prigogine (1917), Alexei Kosygin (1904), and Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia (1779).


Among politicians born in Russia, Martti Ahtisaari ranks 57Before him are Feodor II of Russia (1589), Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897), Alexei Rykov (1881), Alexander Kolchak (1874), Felix Yusupov (1887), and Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia (1708). After him are Walther Funk (1890), Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia (1779), Genrikh Yagoda (1891), Viktor Zubkov (1941), Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia (1657), and Raisa Gorbacheva (1932).