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Nikolai Podgorny

1903 - 1983

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Nikolai Viktorovich Podgorny (Ukrainian: Микола Вікторович Підгорний, Russian: Никола́й Ви́кторович Подго́рный, IPA: [nʲɪkɐˈlaj ˈvʲiktərəvʲɪtɕ pɐdˈgornɨj]; 18 February [O.S. 5 February] 1903 – 12 January 1983) was a Soviet statesman who served as the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet, the head of state of the Soviet Union, from 1965 to 1977. Podgorny was born to a Ukrainian working-class family in the city of Karlovka in 18 February 1903. He later graduated from a local worker's school in 1926 before completing his education at the Kyiv Technological Institute of Food Industry in 1931. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikolai Podgorny has received more than 203,140 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Nikolai Podgorny is the 1,958th most popular politician (up from 1,980th in 2019), the 65th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 74th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Nikolai Podgorny was the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet from 1964 to 1977. He was also the First Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Ukraine from 1960 to 1977.

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Among politicians, Nikolai Podgorny ranks 1,958 out of 15,710Before him are Beji Caid Essebsi, Michael Bloomberg, Charles Albert of Sardinia, Yuri Dolgorukiy, Chlothar III, and Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo. After him are Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, William II of Sicily, Raisa Gorbacheva, Hostilian, Sigismund of Burgundy, and Beyhan Sultan.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1903, Nikolai Podgorny ranks 31Before him are Hans Jonas, Bing Crosby, José Antonio Primo de Rivera, Karl Hanke, Georg Elser, and Kane Tanaka. After him are The French Angel, Raymond Queneau, Maud Lewis, Vincente Minnelli, Irène Némirovsky, and Mustafa Barzani. Among people deceased in 1983, Nikolai Podgorny ranks 15Before him are Tennessee Williams, Felix Bloch, Buckminster Fuller, David Niven, Arthur Koestler, and Raymond Aron. After him are Meyer Lansky, Gerhard Barkhorn, Alfred Tarski, Gloria Swanson, John Fante, and George Cukor.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Nikolai Podgorny ranks 65 out of 913Before him are Oleg Antonov (1906), Fanny Kaplan (1890), Rodion Malinovsky (1898), Yulia Tymoshenko (1960), Boris Shcherbina (1919), and Selman Waksman (1888). After him are Baal Shem Tov (1700), Andrzej Żuławski (1940), Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880), Karl Radek (1885), David Oistrakh (1908), and Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Nikolai Podgorny ranks 27Before him are Levi Eshkol (1895), Symon Petliura (1879), Fanny Kaplan (1890), Rodion Malinovsky (1898), Yulia Tymoshenko (1960), and Boris Shcherbina (1919). After him are Karl Radek (1885), Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), Leonid Kravchuk (1934), Daniel of Galicia (1201), Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886), and Sergey Bubka (1963).