Sharof Rashidov

1917 - 1983

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Sharof Rashidovich Rashidov (Uzbek Cyrillic: Шароф Рашидович Рашидов; Russian: Шараф Рашидович Рашидов Sharaf Rashidovich Rashidov; 6 November [O.S. 24 October] 1917 – 31 October 1983) was a Communist Party leader in the Uzbek SSR and a CPSU Central Committee Politburo candidate member between 1961 and 1983. Born the day before the Russian Revolution to a poor peasant family in Jizzakh, Uzbekistan, Sharaf Rashidov worked as a teacher, journalist and editor for a Samarkand newspaper. He returned home in 1942 with wounds suffered on the German front in World War II. He became head of the Uzbekistan Writers Union in 1949, and was elected to the post of Chairman of the Praesidium of the Uzbek Supreme Soviet in 1950. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sharof Rashidov has received more than 63,478 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Sharof Rashidov is the 9,471st most popular politician (down from 9,054th in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Uzbekistan (down from 25th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Uzbekistani Politician.

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Among politicians, Sharof Rashidov ranks 9,471 out of 15,710Before him are Titu Maiorescu, Ben Ferencz, Imyremeshaw, Theodore Eustace, Count Palatine of Sulzbach, Francis I Rákóczi, and Orodes I of Parthia. After him are Appius Claudius Sabinus Regillensis, Baghdadi Mahmudi, Lucius Licinius Lucullus, Charles W. Fairbanks, Barbara Palmer, 1st Duchess of Cleveland, and George II, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont.

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Among people born in 1917, Sharof Rashidov ranks 149Before him are Adam Malik, Ernst von Glasersfeld, Celeste Holm, Han Suyin, Armando Trovajoli, and Sameera Moussa. After him are Oliver Tambo, Luigi Poggi, Vasiľ Biľak, Robert Manzon, Aníbal Paz, and Earl Cameron. Among people deceased in 1983, Sharof Rashidov ranks 104Before him are Grigori Aleksandrov, Josep Lluís Sert, Burrill Bernard Crohn, Jørgen Juve, Werner Egk, and Vladimir Bakarić. After him are Herman Kahn, Fritz Machlup, Romain Maes, Corrie ten Boom, Michel Micombero, and John Williams.

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In Uzbekistan

Among people born in Uzbekistan, Sharof Rashidov ranks 31 out of 107Before him are Abdullah Khan II (1533), Genrich Altshuller (1926), Vladimir Dzhanibekov (1942), Hamza Hakimzade Niyazi (1889), Fayzulla Khodzhayev (1896), and Abdurauf Fitrat (1885). After him are Umar Shaikh Mirza II (1456), Zulfiya (1915), Gʻafur Gʻulom (1903), Rashid Sunyaev (1943), Abdulla Aripov (1962), and Yuri Antonov (1945).

Among POLITICIANS In Uzbekistan

Among politicians born in Uzbekistan, Sharof Rashidov ranks 14Before him are Yaqub Beg (1820), Abdal-Latif Mirza (1420), Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat (1499), Goharshad Begum (1400), Abdullah Khan II (1533), and Fayzulla Khodzhayev (1896). After him are Umar Shaikh Mirza II (1456), Abdulla Aripov (1962), Nasrullah Khan (1874), Sergey Lebedev (1948), Nigmatilla Yuldashev (1962), and Refat Chubarov (1957).