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Natan Sharansky

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Natan Sharansky (Hebrew: נתן שרנסקי; Russian: Ната́н Щара́нский; Ukrainian: Натан Щаранський, born Anatoly Borisovich Shcharansky on 20 January 1948) is an Israeli politician, human rights activist and author who spent nine years in Soviet prisons as a refusenik during the 1970s and 1980s. He served as Chairman of the Executive for the Jewish Agency from June 2009 to August 2018. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Natan Sharansky has received more than 444,958 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Natan Sharansky is the 8,210th most popular politician (down from 7,925th in 2019), the 304th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 300th in 2019) and the 94th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

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  • 25

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  • 5.02

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  • 2.37

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Natan Sharansky ranks 8,210 out of 15,577Before him are George I, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos, Xavier Bettel, Burna-Buriash II, Trương Tấn Sang, and Infante Antonio Pascual of Spain. After him are Jioji Konrote, Kâzım Karabekir, Gjergj Fishta, Leonardo Donato, Minervina, and Elisabeth of Bohemia.

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Among people born in 1948, Natan Sharansky ranks 156Before him are Cassandra Harris, Bonnie Bedelia, Maye Musk, Frans de Waal, Helmuth Koinigg, and Giovanni Angelo Becciu. After him are Mitsuko Uchida, Tony Gatlif, Rick Parfitt, Lars Lagerbäck, Jaya Bachchan, and Kemal Monteno.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Natan Sharansky ranks 304 out of 1,083Before him are Vasyl Stus (1938), Alexander Georg von Bunge (1803), Zbigniew Herbert (1924), Sergey Kamenev (1881), Hilarion of Kiev (990), and Mark Taimanov (1926). After him are Irina Press (1939), Adam Zagajewski (1945), David Riazanov (1870), Valentin Kataev (1897), Fedor Emelianenko (1976), and Volodymyr Holubnychy (1936).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Natan Sharansky ranks 94Before him are Moisei Uritsky (1873), Dmitry Manuilsky (1883), Volodymyr Vynnychenko (1880), Andrey Razumovsky (1752), Efim Geller (1925), and Rostislav I of Kiev (1110). After him are Grigory Petrovsky (1878), Viacheslav Chornovil (1937), Izyaslav of Polotsk (980), Agenor Maria Gołuchowski (1849), Abraham Zapruder (1905), and Alexander Zakharchenko (1976).