Vladimir Putin

1952 - Today

Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (; Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович Пу́тин [vɫɐˈdʲimʲɪr vɫɐˈdʲimʲɪrəvʲɪtɕ ˈputʲɪn] (listen); born 7 October 1952) is a Russian politician and a former officer of the KGB who has served as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 1999 until 2008. He was also the Prime Minister of Russia from 1999 to 2000 and again from 2008 to 2012. Putin was born in Leningrad (now Saint Petersburg) and studied law at Leningrad State University, graduating in 1975. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Putin has received more than 29,058,605 page views. His biography is available in 188 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 75th most popular politician.

Memorability Metrics

  • 29M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 81.86

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 188

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.02

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.76

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Vladimir Putin ranks 74 out of 14,801Before him are Richard I of England, George Washington, Pontius Pilate, Mehmed the Conqueror, Benjamin Franklin, and Giuseppe Garibaldi. After him are Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor, Napoleon III, Mary II of England, Hirohito, Margaret Thatcher, and Nebuchadnezzar II.

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Among people born in 1952, Vladimir Putin ranks 1After him are Patrick Swayze, Steven Seagal, Liam Neeson, Orhan Pamuk, Vajiralongkorn, Park Geun-hye, Harvey Weinstein, Roberto Benigni, Mickey Rourke, Jostein Gaarder, and Christopher Reeve.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vladimir Putin ranks 15 out of 2,050Before him are Dmitri Mendeleev (1834), Peter the Great (1672), Nikita Khrushchev (1894), Alexander Pushkin (1799), Nicholas II of Russia (1868), and Ivan the Terrible (1530). After him are Boris Yeltsin (1931), Ivan Pavlov (1849), Grigori Rasputin (1869), Wassily Kandinsky (1866), Igor Stravinsky (1882), and Kim Jong-il (1941).


Among politicians born in Russia, Vladimir Putin ranks 7Before him are Vladimir Lenin (1870), Mikhail Gorbachev (1931), Peter the Great (1672), Nikita Khrushchev (1894), Nicholas II of Russia (1868), and Ivan the Terrible (1530). After him are Boris Yeltsin (1931), Kim Jong-il (1941), Alexander I of Russia (1777), Yuri Andropov (1914), Alexander III of Russia (1845), and Nicholas I of Russia (1796).

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