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Yaropolk I of Kiev

955 - 980

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Yaropolk I Sviatoslavich (Old East Slavic: Ꙗрополкъ Свѧтославичъ, transliterated as Iaropolk Svyatoslavich; Russian: Ярополк Святославич; Ukrainian: Ярополк I Святославич; 952 – 11 June 978) was a young and rather enigmatic ruler of Kiev between 972 and 980. He was the oldest son of Svyatoslav. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yaropolk I of Kiev has received more than 259,790 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Yaropolk I of Kiev is the 2,228th most popular politician (up from 2,582nd in 2019), the 77th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 88th in 2019) and the 30th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Yaropolk I of Kiev is most famous for his military campaigns against the Khazars and the Poles. Yaropolk's campaign against the Khazars is known to have been successful, but his campaign against the Poles is less well-known.

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Among politicians, Yaropolk I of Kiev ranks 2,228 out of 15,577Before him are Anastasio Somoza Debayle, Sergo Ordzhonikidze, Herod Agrippa II, Stanley Baldwin, Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover, and Louis Blanc. After him are Aurelius Victor, Halimah Yacob, Theuderic III, Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Arthur Liebehenschel, and Sophie of France.

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Among people born in 955, Yaropolk I of Kiev ranks 3Before him are Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor and Adalbert of Prague. After him are Gyeongjong of Goryeo, Al-Aziz Billah, Arduin of Ivrea, Lutgardis of Luxemburg, and Ælfric of Eynsham. Among people deceased in 980, Yaropolk I of Kiev ranks 1After him are Widukind of Corvey, Gunnhild, Mother of Kings, and Thorvald Asvaldsson.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Yaropolk I of Kiev ranks 77 out of 1,083Before him are Andrey Yeryomenko (1892), Fanny Kaplan (1890), Baal Shem Tov (1700), Volodymyr Zelensky (1978), Ivan Franko (1856), and Georges Charpak (1924). After him are Karl Radek (1885), Vladimir Ivashko (1932), Anacharsis (-700), Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), Sergey Bubka (1963), and Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Yaropolk I of Kiev ranks 30Before him are Andrey Vyshinsky (1883), Nikolai Podgorny (1903), Daniel of Galicia (1201), Moshe Sharett (1894), Fanny Kaplan (1890), and Volodymyr Zelensky (1978). After him are Karl Radek (1885), Vladimir Ivashko (1932), Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), Sergey Bubka (1963), Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886), and Yevgeny Primakov (1929).