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 516,278 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Vladimir Ivashko is the 2,656th most popular politician (up from 3,321st in 2019), the 89th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 113th in 2019) and the 35th 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 2,656 out of 15,710Before him are Vasily Blokhin, Sargon I, Milton Obote, John Sherman, Paul Blobel, and Tetricus I. After him are Countess Augusta Reuss of Ebersdorf, Stanislav Shushkevich, Alassane Ouattara, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Ahmed Sékou Touré, and Joseph Kasa-Vubu.

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Among people born in 1932, Vladimir Ivashko ranks 52Before him are Nam June Paik, Robert Vaughn, Houari Boumédiène, Sirikit, Pat Morita, and Stéphane Audran. After him are Sheldon Lee Glashow, Harriet Andersson, Melvin Schwartz, John Updike, V. S. Naipaul, and Princess Astrid, Mrs. Ferner. Among people deceased in 1994, Vladimir Ivashko ranks 38Before him are Juvénal Habyarimana, Pierre Boulle, Fernando Rey, Gian Maria Volonté, André Michel Lwoff, and Raul Julia. After him are Roger Wolcott Sperry, Jack Kirby, Jessica Tandy, Marija Gimbutas, Peter Cushing, and Roland Ratzenberger.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Vladimir Ivashko ranks 89 out of 913Before him are Nachman of Breslov (1772), Lee Strasberg (1901), Sergey Bubka (1963), Sonia Delaunay (1885), Marie Bashkirtseff (1858), and Yaropolk I of Kiev (955). After him are Reinhold Glière (1874), Ivan Franko (1856), Jacob Frank (1726), Anacharsis (-700), Alexander Archipenko (1887), and Andriy Shevchenko (1976).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Vladimir Ivashko ranks 35Before him are Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), Leonid Kravchuk (1934), Daniel of Galicia (1201), Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886), Sergey Bubka (1963), and Yaropolk I of Kiev (955). After him are Vsevolod I of Kiev (1030), Nikolai Tikhonov (1905), Anatoly Lunacharsky (1875), Michał Korybut Wiśniowiecki (1640), Adolph Joffe (1883), and Petro Poroshenko (1965).