Vladimir Potanin

1961 - Today

Vladimir Potanin

Vladimir Olegovich Potanin (Владимир Олегович Потанин in Russian; born 3 January 1961) is a Russian billionaire, entrepreneur and oligarch. He acquired his wealth notably through the controversial loans-for-shares program in Russia in the early to mid-1990s.He is one of the wealthiest men in Russia, with an estimated net worth of $24.7 billion, according to the 2020 Forbes The World's Billionaires list, which also ranked him the richest man in Russia. His long-term business partner was Mikhail Prokhorov until they decided to split in 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Potanin has received more than 720,763 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 12,083rd most popular politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 720k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 44.04

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.52

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.44

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Vladimir Potanin ranks 11,995 out of 14,801Before him are James Brady, Mohsen Rezaee, Andrew Cuomo, Surya Bahadur Thapa, François Asselineau, and Zotto. After him are Muharrem İnce, Peter Altmaier, Juan Luis Sanfuentes, Nir Barkat, Adriano Directo Emperado, and Lothar Späth.

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Among people born in 1961, Vladimir Potanin ranks 189Before him are Luis Herrera, Jonathan Coe, Riad al-Asaad, Steven Moffat, Alison Moyet, and Joanne Whalley. After him are Kjell Westö, Hironobu Kageyama, Yannick Dalmas, Laurent Cantet, Catherine Oxenberg, and David Heyman.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vladimir Potanin ranks 1,342 out of 2,050Before him are Vladimir Mashkov (1963), Semyon Farada (1933), John Kay (1944), Alexandra Zabelina (1937), Boris Morukov (1950), and Aleksey Pleshcheyev (null). After him are Pavel Durov (1984), Aleksandre Chivadze (1955), Sergey Gorodetsky (1884), Vladimir Tkachenko (1957), Mikhail Zharov (1899), and Vikenty Veresaev (1867).


Among politicians born in Russia, Vladimir Potanin ranks 306Before him are Vladimir Leontyevich Komarov (1869), Sergey Mironov (1953), Alexander Lebedev (1959), Alexander Dityatin (1957), Lyubov Kozyreva (1929), and Vsevolod of Pskov (null). After him are Rustam Minnikhanov (1957), Lyudmila Pinayeva (1936), Igor Sechin (1960), Viktor Khristenko (1957), Elena Mukhina (1960), and Vladimir Yermoshin (1942).

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