Valentin Pavlov

1937 - 2003

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Valentin Sergeyevich Pavlov (Russian: Валéнтин Серге́евич Па́влов; 26 September 1937 – 30 March 2003) was a Soviet official who became a Russian banker following the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Born in the city of Moscow, then part of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Pavlov began his political career in the Ministry of Finance in 1959. Later, during the Brezhnev Era, he became head of the Financial Department of the State Planning Committee. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Valentin Pavlov has received more than 281,640 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Valentin Pavlov is the 5,164th most popular politician (down from 4,487th in 2019), the 487th most popular biography from Russia (down from 445th in 2019) and the 139th most popular Russian Politician.

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Over the past year Valentin Pavlov has had the most page views in the with 57,983 views, followed by English (41,822), and French (5,869). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Czech (107.83%), Egyptian Arabic (63.72%), and Basque (57.49%)


Among politicians, Valentin Pavlov ranks 5,164 out of 19,576Before him are Henry II, Duke of Lorraine, James Brooke, José Sarney, Liuva I, Magnus, Duke of Holstein, and Kong Rong. After him are Alexandre Pétion, Batbayan, Shoshenq II, Bardylis, Henry III, Margrave of Meissen, and Perdiccas II of Macedon.

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Among people born in 1937, Valentin Pavlov ranks 78Before him are Dragoslav Šekularac, Tamara Bunke, Hunter S. Thompson, Yılmaz Güney, Joseph Nye, and Thomas Nagel. After him are Rubin Carter, Rafael Moneo, Jerry Reed, Seymour Hersh, Roberta Flack, and Richard Møller Nielsen. Among people deceased in 2003, Valentin Pavlov ranks 56Before him are Waichiro Omura, Moktar Ould Daddah, Frank Sheeran, Anna Lindh, Rasul Gamzatov, and Annemarie Schimmel. After him are Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Michael P. Anderson, Georg Henrik von Wright, Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza, Uday Hussein, and Bob Hope.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Valentin Pavlov ranks 487 out of 3,761Before him are Filipp Golikov (1900), Nadezhda Mandelstam (1899), Edith Södergran (1892), Vladimir Bekhterev (1857), Prince Albert of Prussia (1809), and Olga Knipper (1868). After him are Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay (1846), Sergei Taneyev (1856), Vera Zasulich (1849), Mikhail Gurevich (1892), Viktor Suvorov (1947), and Afanasy Nikitin (1500).


Among politicians born in Russia, Valentin Pavlov ranks 139Before him are Yaroslav II of Vladimir (1191), Nikolay Bobrikov (1839), Naina Yeltsina (1932), Iziaslav II of Kiev (1097), Pavel Milyukov (1859), and Prince Albert of Prussia (1809). After him are Vera Zasulich (1849), Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia (1859), Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia (1798), Mikhail of Tver (1271), Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia (1850), and Yevgeny Mravinsky (1903).