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Vladimir Posner

1934 - Today

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Vladimir Vladimirovich Pozner (Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович По́знер; born 1 April 1934) is a French-born Russian-American journalist and presenter.He is best known in the West for his television appearances representing and explaining the views of the Soviet Union during the Cold War. He was memorable as a spokesman for the Soviets in part because he grew up in the United States and speaks fluent English, Russian and French. Pozner later described his role as propaganda.After the Cold War, Pozner moved to the United States to work with Phil Donahue, before returning to Moscow to continue working as a television journalist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Posner has received more than 283,195 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Vladimir Posner is the 1,637th most popular writer (up from 2,150th in 2019), the 1,863rd most popular biography from France (up from 2,286th in 2019) and the 236th most popular French Writer.

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  • 25

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  • 3.55

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Among writers, Vladimir Posner ranks 1,637 out of 5,755Before him are Mikhail Zoshchenko, Jane Jacobs, Xenophon of Ephesus, Lajos Zilahy, Juan Donoso Cortés, and Lady Randolph Churchill. After him are Ted Hughes, Martin Opitz, Avitus of Vienne, Rafael Sabatini, Mendele Mocher Sforim, and Martin of Opava.

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Among people born in 1934, Vladimir Posner ranks 106Before him are Victor French, Alan Bates, Princess Maria Pia of Bourbon-Parma, Garry Marshall, Howard Martin Temin, and Leonard Kleinrock. After him are Ornella Vanoni, Tony Hoare, Ken Rosewall, Kisho Kurokawa, Fredric Jameson, and Kenzo Ohashi.

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In France

Among people born in France, Vladimir Posner ranks 1,863 out of 6,011Before him are Louise Diane d'Orléans (1716), Fulk IV, Count of Anjou (1043), Léa Seydoux (1985), Gaston, Count of Eu (1842), Sébastien Loeb (1974), and Eugene Maurice, Count of Soissons (1635). After him are Ermesinde of Carcassonne (972), Adrien Manglard (1695), Jean Chalgrin (1739), Avitus of Vienne (450), Charles-François Lebrun (1739), and Maurice Blondel (1861).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Vladimir Posner ranks 236Before him are Remy de Gourmont (1858), Jean-François Marmontel (1723), Gabriel Naudé (1600), Marie de Gournay (1565), René Char (1907), and Hincmar (806). After him are Avitus of Vienne (450), Robert Brasillach (1909), Robert de Boron (1110), Philippe de Commines (1447), Edmond François Valentin About (1828), and Dominique Venner (1935).

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