Mikhail Khodorkovsky

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Mikhail Borisovich Khodorkovsky (Russian: Михаил Борисович Ходорковский, IPA: [mʲɪxɐˈiɫ xədɐrˈkofskʲɪj]; born 26 June 1963) is an exiled Russian businessman, philanthropist and former oligarch, now residing in London. In 2003, Khodorkovsky was believed to be the wealthiest man in Russia, with a fortune estimated to be worth $15 billion, and was ranked 16th on Forbes list of billionaires. He had worked his way up the Komsomol apparatus, during the Soviet years, and started several businesses during the period of glasnost and perestroika in the late 1980s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mikhail Khodorkovsky has received more than 1,159,259 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Mikhail Khodorkovsky is the 164th most popular businessperson (up from 181st in 2019), the 553rd most popular biography from Russia (up from 663rd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Russian Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Mikhail Khodorkovsky ranks 164 out of 604. Before him are Sheldon Adelson, Jack Daniel, Fusajiro Yamauchi, John DeLorean, Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, and Carl Laemmle. After him are Maurice de Hirsch, Larry Silverstein, Axel Springer, David Packard, Shin Kyuk-ho, and Evangelos Zappas.

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Among people born in 1963, Mikhail Khodorkovsky ranks 50Before him are Rumen Radev, Mike Powell, Josep Maria Bartomeu, Lolo Ferrari, Karl Malone, and Dunga. After him are Charles Barkley, Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo, David Thewlis, Hakeem Olajuwon, Geert Wilders, and Roberto Donadoni.

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Among people born in Russia, Mikhail Khodorkovsky ranks 553 out of 2,688. Before him are Elvīra Ozoliņa (1939), Vladimir Bukovsky (1942), Nikolai Ge (1831), Nikolay Bogolyubov (1909), Ramzan Kadyrov (1976), and Ivan Sechenov (1829). After him are Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia (1864), Vladimir Arsenyev (1872), Mikhail Tomsky (1880), Vasily Alekseyev (1942), Vasily Bartold (1869), and Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova (1743).


Among businesspeople born in Russia, Mikhail Khodorkovsky ranks 4Before him are Sergei Diaghilev (1872), Boris Berezovsky (1946), and Roman Abramovich (1966). After him are Pavel Tretyakov (1832), Beate Uhse-Rotermund (1919), Mikhail Prokhorov (1965), Pavel Durov (1984), Savva Mamontov (1841), Oleg Deripaska (1968), Arkady Rotenberg (1951), and Vladimir Lisin (1956).

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