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Stepan Bandera

1909 - 1959

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Stepan Andriyovych Bandera (Ukrainian: Степа́н Андрі́йович Банде́ра, romanized: Stepán Andríyovych Bandéra, IPA: [steˈpɑn ɐnˈd⁽ʲ⁾r⁽ʲ⁾ijoʋɪt͡ʃ bɐnˈdɛrɐ]; Polish: Stepan Andrijowycz Bandera; 1 January 1909 – 15 October 1959) was a Ukrainian far-right leader of the radical, terrorist wing of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists named OUN-B.Bandera was born in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, in Galicia, into the family of a priest of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Stepan Bandera has received more than 2,647,911 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Stepan Bandera is the 353rd most popular politician (up from 983rd in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 32nd in 2019) and the 6th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Stepan Bandera was a Ukrainian nationalist and Nazi collaborator. He was the leader of the Organization of Ukrainian Nationalists (OUN) in the 1930s and 1940s. He was assassinated by the KGB in 1959.

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Among politicians, Stepan Bandera ranks 353 out of 15,577Before him are Muhammad Ali of Egypt, Charles V of France, Khafra, Turhan Hatice Sultan, Hafsa Sultan, and Mustafa II. After him are Philip I of Castile, Cambyses II, Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Edward VIII, Golda Meir, and Barack Obama.

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Among people born in 1909, Stepan Bandera ranks 1After him are Eugène Ionesco, Osamu Dazai, Juliana of the Netherlands, Peter Drucker, Simone Weil, Andrei Gromyko, Mohammed Daoud Khan, Francis Bacon, Victor Borge, Nicholas Winton, and U Thant. Among people deceased in 1959, Stepan Bandera ranks 1After him are Frank Lloyd Wright, Ante Pavelić, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, George Marshall, Raymond Chandler, Billie Holiday, Owen Willans Richardson, Gérard Philipe, Boris Vian, Heitor Villa-Lobos, and Camilo Cienfuegos.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Stepan Bandera ranks 8 out of 1,083Before him are Leon Trotsky (1879), Leonid Brezhnev (1906), Nikolai Gogol (1809), Sergei Prokofiev (1891), Viktor Yanukovych (1950), and Hafsa Sultan (1479). After him are Ilya Repin (1844), Golda Meir (1898), Kazimir Malevich (1879), John III Sobieski (1629), Mikhail Bulgakov (1891), and Joseph Conrad (1857).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Stepan Bandera ranks 6Before him are Hurrem Sultan (1502), Leon Trotsky (1879), Leonid Brezhnev (1906), Viktor Yanukovych (1950), and Hafsa Sultan (1479). After him are Golda Meir (1898), John III Sobieski (1629), Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), Kliment Voroshilov (1881), Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), and Leonid Kuchma (1938).