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 282,048 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Vladimir Posner is the 2,151st most popular writer (up from 2,280th in 2019), the 2,289th most popular biography from France (up from 2,291st in 2019) and the 304th most popular French Writer.

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Among writers, Vladimir Posner ranks 2,151 out of 5,794Before him are Antonio Skármeta, Ilse Aichinger, William Peter Blatty, Auguste Maquet, Édouard Drumont, and Tawfiq al-Hakim. After him are Giovanni Pascoli, Jean-Baptiste Dubos, Bartolomeo Platina, William Ernest Henley, Taliesin, and Kenneth Grahame.

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Among people born in 1934, Vladimir Posner ranks 136Before him are Eileen Atkins, Jacques Loussier, Lucien Muller, Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas, Garry Marshall, and Harlan Ellison. After him are Pierre Clastres, Tony Hoare, Dionigi Tettamanzi, Jean Chrétien, Tatiana Samoilova, and Viktor Gorbatko.

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In France

Among people born in France, Vladimir Posner ranks 2,289 out of 5,234Before him are Tarrare (1772), André Beauneveu (1330), Auguste Maquet (1813), Édouard Drumont (1844), Jean Castex (1965), and Jean Metzinger (1883). After him are Georges Leclanché (1836), Philippe Nahon (1938), Jean-Pierre Aumont (1911), Marie-Guillemine Benoist (1768), Duke Philipp of Württemberg (1838), and Pierre Clastres (1934).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Vladimir Posner ranks 304Before him are Guillaume Thomas François Raynal (1713), Paul Hazard (1878), Bernard Palissy (1510), André Frossard (1915), Auguste Maquet (1813), and Édouard Drumont (1844). After him are Jean-Baptiste Dubos (1670), Pierre Lemaitre (1951), Alain Ducasse (1956), Walter of Châtillon (1135), Jeanne Julie Éléonore de Lespinasse (1732), and Émile Augier (1820).

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