Raisa Gorbacheva

1932 - 1999

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Raisa Maximovna Gorbacheva (Russian: Раиса Максимовна Горбачёва tr. Raisa Maksimovna Gorbachyova, née Titarenko, Титаренко; 5 January 1932 – 20 September 1999) was a Russian activist who was the wife of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raisa Gorbacheva has received more than 591,805 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 32 in 2019). Raisa Gorbacheva is the 1,961st most popular politician (up from 2,628th in 2019), the 204th most popular biography from Russia (up from 258th in 2019) and the 66th most popular Russian Politician.

Raisa Gorbacheva was the wife of the Soviet Union's last leader, Mikhail Gorbachev. She is most famous for her work as a human rights activist and her work in the Soviet Union's Green Cross International.

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Among politicians, Raisa Gorbacheva ranks 1,961 out of 15,710Before her are Yuri Dolgorukiy, Chlothar III, Jeongjong, 3rd monarch of Goryeo, Nikolai Podgorny, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn, and William II of Sicily. After her are Hostilian, Sigismund of Burgundy, Beyhan Sultan, Desiderius, Maymunah bint al-Harith, and Louise of Orléans.

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Among people born in 1932, Raisa Gorbacheva ranks 36Before her are Roh Tae-woo, François Englert, Ellen Burstyn, Oliver E. Williamson, Louis Malle, and Carlos Saura. After her are Donald Rumsfeld, Ryszard Kapuściński, Valentino, Stephen Covey, John Searle, and Adolfo Suárez. Among people deceased in 1999, Raisa Gorbacheva ranks 16Before her are Yehudi Menuhin, Wassily Leontief, Gertrude B. Elion, Amália Rodrigues, Georgios Papadopoulos, and Robert Bresson. After her are Fred Trump, Willi Stoph, Jerzy Grotowski, Joe DiMaggio, Julius Nyerere, and Desmond Llewelyn.

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Among people born in Russia, Raisa Gorbacheva ranks 204 out of 2,688Before her are Pafnuty Chebyshev (1821), Andrei Tupolev (1888), Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia (1779), Alexander Stepanovich Popov (1859), Yuri Dolgorukiy (1095), and Witold Pilecki (1901). After her are Alla Pugacheva (1949), Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin (1855), The French Angel (1903), Gherman Titov (1935), Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia (1857), and Vasily Stalin (1921).


Among politicians born in Russia, Raisa Gorbacheva ranks 66Before her are Dzhokhar Dudayev (1944), Nikolai Bulganin (1895), Yakov Sverdlov (1885), Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia (1657), Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia (1779), and Yuri Dolgorukiy (1095). After her are Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia (1891), Ivan I of Moscow (1288), Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia (1895), Vasily II of Moscow (1415), Mikhail Suslov (1902), and Pharnaces II of Pontus (-95).