Vladimir Putin

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Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (born 7 October 1952) is a Russian politician and former intelligence officer who is serving as the current president of Russia. He has been serving in this position since 2012, and he previously held this office from 1999 until 2008. He was also the prime minister from 1999 to 2000, and again from 2008 to 2012. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Putin has received more than 35,909,421 page views. His biography is available in 195 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 188 in 2019). Vladimir Putin is the 51st most popular politician (up from 74th in 2019), the 12th most popular biography from Russia (up from 15th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Russian Politician.

Vladimir Putin is most famous for being the president of Russia and for being a former KGB agent.

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  • 195

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 11.24

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.63

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Vladimir Putin ranks 51 out of 15,710Before him are John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro, Leon Trotsky, Josip Broz Tito, Caligula, and Hillary Clinton. After him are Trajan, Hammurabi, Henry Kissinger, Akhenaten, Saddam Hussein, and Franz Joseph I of Austria.

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

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Among people born in Russia, Vladimir Putin ranks 12 out of 2,688Before him are Yuri Gagarin (1934), Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840), Dmitri Mendeleev (1834), Anton Chekhov (1860), Peter the Great (1672), and Alexander Pushkin (1799). After him are Nicholas II of Russia (1868), Ivan the Terrible (1530), Nikita Khrushchev (1894), Ivan Pavlov (1849), Grigori Rasputin (1869), and Boris Yeltsin (1931).


Among politicians born in Russia, Vladimir Putin ranks 4Before him are Vladimir Lenin (1870), Mikhail Gorbachev (1931), and Peter the Great (1672). After him are Nicholas II of Russia (1868), Ivan the Terrible (1530), Nikita Khrushchev (1894), Boris Yeltsin (1931), Kim Jong-il (1941), Alexander I of Russia (1777), Nicholas I of Russia (1796), and Alexander III of Russia (1845).

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