SOCIAL ACTIVIST

Vladimir Bukovsky

1942 - 2019

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Vladimir Konstantinovich Bukovsky (boo-KOV-ski; Russian: Влади́мир Константи́нович Буко́вский; 30 December 1942 – 27 October 2019) was a Russian-born British human rights activist and writer. From the late 1950s to the mid-1970s, he was a prominent figure in the Soviet dissident movement, well known at home and abroad. He spent a total of twelve years in the psychiatric prison-hospitals, labour camps, and prisons of the Soviet Union.After being expelled from the Soviet Union in late 1976, Bukovsky remained in vocal opposition to the Soviet system and the shortcomings of its successor regimes in Russia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Bukovsky has received more than 402,269 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Vladimir Bukovsky is the 182nd most popular social activist (up from 205th in 2019), the 548th most popular biography from Russia (up from 652nd in 2019) and the 11th most popular Russian Social Activist.

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Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS

Among social activists, Vladimir Bukovsky ranks 182 out of 544Before him are Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov, Guru Ram Das, Salvador Puig Antich, Unity Mitford, Chen Sheng, and Robert Catesby. After him are Subcomandante Marcos, W. E. B. Du Bois, Sojourner Truth, Max Mosley, Carl Oberg, and Hrant Dink.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1942, Vladimir Bukovsky ranks 134Before him are Felice Gimondi, Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle, Susan Sullivan, Koji Funamoto, Karen Uhlenbeck, and Mirjana Marković. After him are Linda Evans, Vasily Alekseyev, Kang Kek Iew, Andy Summers, Milan Milutinović, and Robert Ballard. Among people deceased in 2019, Vladimir Bukovsky ranks 93Before him are Felice Gimondi, Paul Greengard, Jonas Mekas, Branko Lustig, Nikolai Kardashev, and Mirjana Marković. After him are John Havlicek, György Konrád, Frank Lucas, Hirokazu Kanazawa, Gershon Kingsley, and Dušan Makavejev.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vladimir Bukovsky ranks 548 out of 2,688Before him are Konstantin Makovsky (1839), Viktor Tikhonov (1930), Konstantin Melnikov (1890), Nikolai Krylenko (1885), Nikolai Kardashev (1932), and Elvīra Ozoliņa (1939). After him are Nikolai Ge (1831), Nikolay Bogolyubov (1909), Ramzan Kadyrov (1976), Ivan Sechenov (1829), Mikhail Khodorkovsky (1963), and Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia (1864).

Among SOCIAL ACTIVISTS In Russia

Among social activists born in Russia, Vladimir Bukovsky ranks 11Before him are Aleksandr Ulyanov (1866), Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya (1923), Sergey Nechayev (1847), Maria Spiridonova (1884), Ilya Ulyanov (1831), and Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov (1890). After him are Sophia Perovskaya (1853), Nikolai Kuznetsov (1911), Vera Figner (1852), Alexander Antonov (1889), Tatyana Baramzina (1919), and Zinaida Portnova (1926).