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Vladimir Vasiliev

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Vladimir Viktorovich Vasiliev (Russian: Владимир Викторович Васильев; born 18 April 1940) is a Soviet and Russian ballet dancer and choreographer. He was a principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet and its director from 1995 to 2000. He was best known for his role of Spartacus and his powerful leaps and turns. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Vasiliev has received more than 20,245 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Vladimir Vasiliev is the 57th most popular dancer (down from 50th in 2019), the 1,299th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,079th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Russian Dancer.

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  • 16

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.65

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among dancers, Vladimir Vasiliev ranks 57 out of 76Before him are Lindsay Kemp, William Forsythe, Lydia Lopokova, Hilde Holger, Jean Coralli, and Ninette de Valois. After him are Arthur Saint-Léon, Hans van Manen, Alicia Markova, Birju Maharaj, Alvin Ailey, and Kenneth MacMillan.

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Among people born in 1940, Vladimir Vasiliev ranks 261Before him are Valie Export, Tommy Lawrence, Reinhard Bonnke, Fleur Jaeggy, Godfrey Reggio, and Pharoah Sanders. After him are José Nápoles, Ansumane Mané, Jaime Roldós Aguilera, Patrick Leahy, Li Zhaoxing, and Jorma Kaukonen.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vladimir Vasiliev ranks 1,299 out of 3,262Before him are Semyon Bogdanov (1894), Pavel Chichagov (1767), Yuliya Solntseva (1901), Karen Khachaturian (1920), Irina Solovyova (1937), and Karl Maximovich (1827). After him are Alexander Men (1935), Sergei Makarov (1958), Igor Chislenko (1939), Yury Solomin (1935), Julia Volkova (1985), and Alexander Protopopov (1866).

Among DANCERS In Russia

Among dancers born in Russia, Vladimir Vasiliev ranks 13Before him are Tamara Karsavina (1885), Agrippina Vaganova (1879), Lev Ivanov (1834), Alexander Godunov (1949), Léonide Massine (1896), and Lydia Lopokova (1892). After him are Yury Grigorovich (1927), Vera Karalli (1889), Olga Spessivtseva (1895), Avdotia Istomina (1799), and Polina Semionova (1984).