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Petro Shelest

1908 - 1996

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Petro Yukhymovych Shelest (Ukrainian: Петро Юхимович Шелест; Russian: Пётр Ефи́мович Ше́лест) (February 14, 1908 – January 22, 1996) was the First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic, a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and a deputy of the Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian SSR. Petro Shelest was born in a Ukrainian peasant family in a village near Kharkiv in 1908. In 1928 he joined the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and in 1935 graduated from Mariupol' Metallurgical Institute. Between 1943 and 1954 Shelest was a chief manager of several large factories in Leningrad and Kyiv. Between 1954 and 1962 he was the Mayor of Kyiv in addition to becoming a secretary of the Ukrainian Communist party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Petro Shelest has received more than 46,229 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Petro Shelest is the 9,338th most popular politician (down from 8,676th in 2019), the 371st most popular biography from Ukraine and the 105th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Petro Shelest ranks 9,338 out of 15,710Before him are Stephen Harper, Paolo Boselli, Gertrude of Süpplingenburg, Harilal Gandhi, Jan P. Syse, and Kiến Phúc. After him are Diego Martínez Barrio, Moshe Ya'alon, Saigō Jūdō, Euphemus, Missak Manouchian, and John Albert I, Duke of Mecklenburg.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1908, Petro Shelest ranks 141Before him are Yousuf Karsh, William Hartnell, René Daumal, Yevgeny Vuchetich, Paul Henreid, and Bo Yibo. After him are Nikolay Nosov, Bronisława Wajs, Fred MacMurray, Luis Regueiro, Bjarni Benediktsson, and Ramdhari Singh Dinkar. Among people deceased in 1996, Petro Shelest ranks 117Before him are Hervé Bazin, José Manuel Fuente, Ai Qing, Christopher Robin Milne, Károly Grósz, and Jack Nance. After him are Don Simpson, Seymour Cray, J. R. Jayewardene, Pilar Lorengar, Alejandro Agustín Lanusse, and Yulii Khariton.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Petro Shelest ranks 371 out of 913Before him are Dimitry of Rostov (1651), Adam Zagajewski (1945), Sydir Kovpak (1887), Nicolae Văcăroiu (1943), Maksym Rylsky (1895), and Kazimierz Nowak (1897). After him are Nikolay Nosov (1908), Vladimir Lyakhov (1941), Leonid Kizim (1941), Vladimir Kuts (1927), Pyotr Koshevoy (1904), and Viacheslav Chornovil (1937).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Petro Shelest ranks 105Before him are Igor Sergeyev (1938), Nikolai Kibalchich (1853), Natalia Poklonskaya (1980), Mikhail Rodzianko (1859), Sydir Kovpak (1887), and Nicolae Văcăroiu (1943). After him are Viacheslav Chornovil (1937), Izyaslav of Polotsk (980), Alemdar Mustafa Pasha (1755), Roman Rudenko (1907), Yakov Malik (1906), and Polina Astakhova (1936).