Nikolai Ryzhkov

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Nikolai Ivanovich Ryzhkov (Ukrainian: Микола Іванович Рижков; Russian: Николай Иванович Рыжков; born 28 September 1929) is a former Soviet official who became a Russian politician following the dissolution of the Soviet Union. He served as the last Chairman of the Council of Ministers (the post was abolished and replaced by that of Prime Minister in 1991). Responsible for the cultural and economic administration of the Soviet Union during the late Gorbachev Era, Ryzhkov was succeeded as premier by Valentin Pavlov in 1991. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikolai Ryzhkov has received more than 314,689 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Nikolai Ryzhkov is the 3,966th most popular politician (up from 3,970th in 2019), the 135th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 140th in 2019) and the 47th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Nikolai Ryzhkov was a Soviet politician who served as the Chairman of the Council of Ministers from 1985 to 1990. He was also the last head of state of the Soviet Union.

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Among politicians, Nikolai Ryzhkov ranks 3,966 out of 15,710Before him are Michael Shishman of Bulgaria, Masamune, Sigurd II of Norway, Theramenes, Radagaisus, and Clodia Pulchra. After him are Louis, Count of Évreux, Otto Georg Thierack, Casimir I the Restorer, Gesalec, Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton, and Hans Modrow.

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Among people born in 1929, Nikolai Ryzhkov ranks 91Before him are E. O. Wilson, Bob Newhart, Bernard Haitink, Vera Miles, Ivar Giaever, and Andriyan Nikolayev. After him are Georgi Markov, Abdel Halim Hafez, Osamu Yamaji, Fred Phelps, Gordon Moore, and Alasdair MacIntyre.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Nikolai Ryzhkov ranks 135 out of 913Before him are P. D. Ouspensky (1878), Menachem Mendel Schneerson (1902), Nikolay Nekrasov (1821), Otto Preminger (1905), Shvarn (1230), and Kunigunda of Halych (1245). After him are Boris Savinkov (1879), Anastasia of Kiev (1023), Dimitri Tiomkin (1894), Władysław Tarnowski (1836), Alfred Redl (1864), and Serge Lifar (1904).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Nikolai Ryzhkov ranks 47Before him are Petro Poroshenko (1965), Yevgeny Primakov (1929), Ephraim Katzir (1916), Leo Kanner (1894), Sviatopolk II of Kiev (1050), and Shvarn (1230). After him are Anastasia of Kiev (1023), Georgy Pyatakov (1890), Alexander Pechersky (1909), Eupraxia of Kiev (1071), Sviatoslav II of Kiev (1027), and Batbayan (700).