Volodymyr Zelensky

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Volodymyr Oleksandrovych Zelenskyy (born 25 January 1978) is a Ukrainian politician and former entertainer who has served as the sixth president of Ukraine since 2019, including during the ongoing full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine from 2022. Born to a Ukrainian Jewish family, Zelenskyy grew up as a native Russian speaker in Kryvyi Rih, a major city of Dnipropetrovsk Oblast in central Ukraine. Before his acting career, he obtained a degree in law from the Kyiv National Economic University. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Volodymyr Zelensky has received more than 4,159,951 page views. His biography is available in 159 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 98 in 2019). Volodymyr Zelensky is the 1,062nd most popular politician (up from 2,129th in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 74th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

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Among politicians, Volodymyr Zelensky ranks 1,062 out of 19,576Before him are Trygve Lie, Chongzhen Emperor, Emperor Yao, Alfonso VI of León and Castile, As-Saffah, and Klement Gottwald. After him are Olaf II of Norway, Maurice, Calvin Coolidge, James I of Aragon, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, and Dagobert I.

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Among people born in 1978, Volodymyr Zelensky ranks 1After him are Gianluigi Buffon, Miroslav Klose, Kobe Bryant, Didier Drogba, Carles Puyol, Omar Sy, Gennaro Gattuso, Michelle Rodriguez, Ian Somerhalder, Juan Román Riquelme, and Charlene, Princess of Monaco.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky ranks 39 out of 1,365Before him are Wilhelm Reich (1897), Ivan Mazepa (1639), Moshe Sharett (1894), Grigory Zinoviev (1883), Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (1836), and Leonid Kravchuk (1934). After him are Andrei Chikatilo (1936), Igor Sikorsky (1889), Levi Eshkol (1895), Yulia Tymoshenko (1960), Nestor Makhno (1888), and Vladimir Horowitz (1903).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky ranks 18Before him are Leonid Kuchma (1938), Kliment Voroshilov (1881), Ivan Mazepa (1639), Moshe Sharett (1894), Grigory Zinoviev (1883), and Leonid Kravchuk (1934). After him are Levi Eshkol (1895), Yulia Tymoshenko (1960), Symon Petliura (1879), Andrei Zhdanov (1896), Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), and Vladimir II Monomakh (1053).