Viktor Yushchenko

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Viktor Andriyovych Yushchenko (Ukrainian: Віктор Андрійович Ющенко, IPA: [ˈwiktor ɐnˈd⁽ʲ⁾r⁽ʲ⁾ijowɪtʃ ˈjuʃtʃenko] (listen); born 23 February 1954) is a Ukrainian politician who was the third President of Ukraine from 23 January 2005 to 25 February 2010. As an informal leader of the Ukrainian opposition coalition, he was one of the two main candidates in the 2004 Ukrainian presidential election. Yushchenko won the presidency through a repeat runoff election between him and Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Viktor Yushchenko has received more than 1,470,802 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia. Viktor Yushchenko is the 1,442nd most popular politician (up from 1,572nd in 2019), the 45th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 55th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Viktor Yushchenko was the president of Ukraine from 2005 to 2010. He is most famous for being poisoned with dioxin in 2004 and nearly dying, but he survived and won the election in 2005.

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Among politicians, Viktor Yushchenko ranks 1,442 out of 15,710Before him are Kurt Schuschnigg, Kim Young-sam, Leo von Caprivi, Tsai Ing-wen, Alfonso VIII of Castile, and James II of Aragon. After him are Giuliano de' Medici, Duke of Nemours, Soong Ching-ling, Seti II, Béla I of Hungary, Sariputta, and Leo II.

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Among people born in 1954, Viktor Yushchenko ranks 13Before him are Hugo Chávez, François Hollande, James Cameron, Sócrates, Emir Kusturica, and Shinzō Abe. After him are Jean-Claude Juncker, Kazuo Ishiguro, Oprah Winfrey, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, Stieg Larsson, and Mario Kempes.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Viktor Yushchenko ranks 45 out of 913Before him are Andrei Zhdanov (1896), Viktor Yanukovych (1950), Simon Wiesenthal (1908), Sviatoslav Richter (1915), Ilya Ehrenburg (1891), and Ivan Mazepa (1639). After him are Andrey Vyshinsky (1883), Anne of Kiev (1025), Vasily Grossman (1905), Moshe Sharett (1894), Vladimir II Monomakh (1053), and Leonid Kuchma (1938).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Viktor Yushchenko ranks 15Before him are Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), Stepan Bandera (1909), Grigory Zinoviev (1883), Andrei Zhdanov (1896), Viktor Yanukovych (1950), and Ivan Mazepa (1639). After him are Andrey Vyshinsky (1883), Moshe Sharett (1894), Vladimir II Monomakh (1053), Leonid Kuchma (1938), Lazar Kaganovich (1893), and Levi Eshkol (1895).