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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 2,778,704 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia. Viktor Yushchenko is the 823rd most popular politician (up from 1,440th in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 45th in 2019) and the 13th 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 823 out of 15,577Before him are Carol II of Romania, Liu Shaoqi, Feodor III of Russia, Tamar of Georgia, Galla Placidia, and Sigismund II Augustus. After him are Romanos IV Diogenes, Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, Alexander Kerensky, William III of the Netherlands, Constantine IX Monomachos, and Stefan Dušan.

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Among people born in 1954, Viktor Yushchenko ranks 9Before him are Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, François Hollande, Denzel Washington, Hugo Chávez, Alexander Lukashenko, and John Travolta. After him are James Cameron, Sócrates, Emir Kusturica, Oprah Winfrey, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, and Shinzō Abe.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Viktor Yushchenko ranks 27 out of 1,083Before him are Anna Akhmatova (1889), Lyudmila Pavlichenko (1916), Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), Leonid Kuchma (1938), Vaslav Nijinsky (1889), and Ludwig von Mises (1881). After him are Wilhelm Reich (1897), Sergei Korolev (1906), Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (1836), Vladimir Horowitz (1903), Nestor Makhno (1888), and Andrei Chikatilo (1936).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Viktor Yushchenko ranks 13Before him are Golda Meir (1898), John III Sobieski (1629), Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), Kliment Voroshilov (1881), Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), and Leonid Kuchma (1938). After him are Grigory Zinoviev (1883), Yulia Tymoshenko (1960), Ivan Mazepa (1639), Andrei Zhdanov (1896), Petro Poroshenko (1965), and Vladimir II Monomakh (1053).