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Vladimir Kramnik

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Vladimir Borisovich Kramnik (Russian: Влади́мир Бори́сович Кра́мник; born 25 June 1975) is a Russian chess grandmaster. He was the Classical World Chess Champion from 2000 to 2006, and the undisputed World Chess Champion from 2006 to 2007. He has won three team gold medals and three individual medals at Chess Olympiads.In 2000, Kramnik defeated Garry Kasparov and became the Classical World Chess Champion. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Kramnik has received more than 1,277,988 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia. Vladimir Kramnik is the 62nd most popular chess player (up from 67th in 2019), the 922nd most popular biography from Russia (up from 931st in 2019) and the 14th most popular Russian Chess Player.

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Among chess players, Vladimir Kramnik ranks 62 out of 374Before him are Magnus Carlsen, Rashid Nezhmetdinov, Dawid Janowski, Jan Timman, Olga Rubtsova, and Milan Vidmar. After him are Rudolf Spielmann, Lionel Kieseritzky, Szymon Winawer, Alexander Kotov, Semyon Alapin, and Isidor Gunsberg.

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Among people born in 1975, Vladimir Kramnik ranks 33Before him are Pedro Pascal, Álvaro Morte, Nikol Pashinyan, Johnny Galecki, Ana Brnabić, and Fergie. After him are Tiger Woods, Juan Pablo Montoya, Rodrigo Santoro, Michael Bublé, Alexander De Croo, and Stefán Karl Stefánsson.

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Among people born in Russia, Vladimir Kramnik ranks 922 out of 3,262Before him are Viktor Savinykh (1940), Boris Asafyev (1884), Grigori Aleksandrov (1903), Yury Yakovlev (1928), Ivan Vinogradov (1891), and Prince Constantine Constantinovich of Russia (1891). After him are Nikolai Tcherepnin (1873), Peter Struve (1870), Friedrich Konrad Beilstein (1838), Duke Peter of Oldenburg (1812), Sergei Salnikov (1925), and Aleksandra Pakhmutova (1929).


Among chess players born in Russia, Vladimir Kramnik ranks 14Before him are Savielly Tartakower (1887), Mikhail Chigorin (1850), Yuri Averbakh (1922), Andor Lilienthal (1911), Elisaveta Bykova (1913), and Olga Rubtsova (1909). After him are Alexander Kotov (1913), Semyon Alapin (1856), Alexander Petrov (1799), Peter Romanovsky (1892), Igor Bondarevsky (1913), and Alexander Khalifman (1966).