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Valery Asapov

1966 - 2017

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Valery Grigorievich Asapov (Russian: Валерий Григорьевич Асапов; 1 January 1966 – 23 September 2017) was a Russian military leader who last served as the Lieutenant General of Russian Ground Forces. According to the Russian Defence Ministry, he was killed on 23 September 2017 by mortar fire from ISIL militants near the city of Deir ez-Zor during the Russian military intervention in the Syrian Civil War making him the most senior Russian officer killed in action to date in the course of the Syrian Civil War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Valery Asapov has received more than 198,761 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Valery Asapov is the 16,112th most popular politician, the 2,170th most popular biography from Russia and the 452nd most popular Russian Politician.

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Among politicians, Valery Asapov ranks 16,112 out of 15,577Before him are Gergely Karácsony, Pandeli Majko, Seiji Maehara, Edwin Montagu, Mike Gravel, and John Kasich. After him are Soumeylou Boubèye Maïga, Pete Wilson, Moses Nagamootoo, Matilda Howell, Nigel Lawson, and Hama Amadou.

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Among people born in 1966, Valery Asapov ranks 359Before him are Hito Steyerl, Gideon Sa'ar, Finn Christian Jagge, Michelle Hurd, Taiji, and Subkhiddin Mohd Salleh. After him are Mike McCready, Andrew Wood, Bebel Gilberto, Donatus, Landgrave of Hesse, Lyubov Yegorova, and Benito Archundia. Among people deceased in 2017, Valery Asapov ranks 497Before him are Marino Perani, Len Wein, Shelley Berman, Josip Weber, Spartaco Landini, and Michael Novak. After him are Curt Lowens, Lika Kavzharadze, Buchi Emecheta, Warren Frost, Hans Gerschwiler, and Muhal Richard Abrams.

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Among people born in Russia, Valery Asapov ranks 2,170 out of 3,262Before him are Anastasia Myskina (1981), Vasily Tsibliyev (1954), Dmitri Kharine (1968), Alexander Bashlachev (1960), Kristina Orbakaitė (1971), and Viktor Markin (1957). After him are Danila Kozlovsky (1985), Konstantin Volkov (1960), Kazimierz Laskowski (1899), Andrei Okounkov (1969), Ales Bialiatski (1962), and Nikolay Zimyatov (1955).


Among politicians born in Russia, Valery Asapov ranks 452Before him are Tatyana Averina (1950), Gennadiy Shatkov (1932), Alexey Ulyukaev (1956), Pavlo Klimkin (1967), Anton Siluanov (1963), and Alexander Borodai (1972). After him are Kazimierz Laskowski (1899), Elizaveta Mukasei (1912), Alexei Urmanov (1973), Einari Teräsvirta (1914), Vladimir Rushailo (1953), and Dmitry Petrov (1958).