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Vladimir Ivashko

1932 - 1994

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Vladimir Antonovich Ivashko (Russian: Влади́мир Анто́нович Ива́шко; Ukrainian: Володимир Антонович Івашко, Volodymyr Antonovych Ivashko; 28 October 1932 – 13 November 1994) was a Soviet Ukrainian politician, briefly acting as General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (CPSU) during the period from 24 to 29 August 1991. On 24 August Mikhail Gorbachev resigned from the post, and on 29 August the CPSU was suspended by the Supreme Soviet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Ivashko has received more than 577,078 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Vladimir Ivashko is the 2,258th most popular politician (up from 2,652nd in 2019), the 79th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 89th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Vladimir Ivashko is most famous for being the Soviet Union's first cosmonaut. He was the first human to fly in space on April 12, 1961.

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Among politicians, Vladimir Ivashko ranks 2,258 out of 15,577Before him are Palmiro Togliatti, Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester, Diaochan, Albert III, Duke of Austria, Alexander, and Theodora Porphyrogenita. After him are Gwanggaeto the Great, Erich Koch, Fath-Ali Shah Qajar, Semerkhet, Alfonso the Battler, and Aníbal Cavaco Silva.

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Among people born in 1932, Vladimir Ivashko ranks 37Before him are Carlos Saura, Donald Rumsfeld, Ted Kennedy, Adolfo Suárez, Ellen Burstyn, and Jean-Pierre Cassel. After him are Valentino, Houari Boumédiène, Robert Mundell, Roy Scheider, Louis Malle, and Ryszard Kapuściński. Among people deceased in 1994, Vladimir Ivashko ranks 30Before him are Dorothy Hodgkin, Henry Mancini, Jan Tinbergen, Telly Savalas, Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, and Robert Doisneau. After him are Gian Maria Volonté, Domenico Modugno, Witold Lutosławski, Pierre Boulle, Marija Gimbutas, and Raul Julia.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Vladimir Ivashko ranks 79 out of 1,083Before him are Baal Shem Tov (1700), Volodymyr Zelensky (1978), Ivan Franko (1856), Georges Charpak (1924), Yaropolk I of Kiev (955), and Karl Radek (1885). After him are Anacharsis (-700), Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), Sergey Bubka (1963), Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886), Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880), and Clarice Lispector (1920).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Vladimir Ivashko ranks 32Before him are Daniel of Galicia (1201), Moshe Sharett (1894), Fanny Kaplan (1890), Volodymyr Zelensky (1978), Yaropolk I of Kiev (955), and Karl Radek (1885). After him are Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), Sergey Bubka (1963), Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886), Yevgeny Primakov (1929), Boris Shcherbina (1919), and Vsevolod I of Kiev (1030).