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Yegor Gaidar

1956 - 2009

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Yegor Timurovich Gaidar (Russian: Его́р Тиму́рович Гайда́р; pronounced [jɪˈɡor tʲɪˈmurəvʲɪtɕ ɡɐjˈdar]; 19 March 1956 – 16 December 2009) was a Soviet and Russian economist, politician, and author, and was the Acting Prime Minister of Russia from 15 June 1992 to 14 December 1992. He was the architect of the controversial shock therapy reforms administered in Russia after the dissolution of the Soviet Union, which brought him both praise and harsh criticism. He participated in the preparation of the Belovezh Accords. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yegor Gaidar has received more than 378,308 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Yegor Gaidar is the 8,638th most popular politician (up from 9,815th in 2019), the 845th most popular biography from Russia (up from 991st in 2019) and the 255th most popular Russian Politician.

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Among politicians, Yegor Gaidar ranks 8,638 out of 15,577Before him are Luis García Meza, Giovanni Battista Guadagnini, Princess Yolanda of Savoy, Alexander, Count Palatine of Zweibrücken, Sadiq Khan, and Lidia Gueiler Tejada. After him are P. J. Kennedy, Bernard Plantapilosa, Paul von Hase, Edith Roosevelt, James F. Byrnes, and Ælfwynn.

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Among people born in 1956, Yegor Gaidar ranks 103Before him are Alain Ducasse, Steven Bauer, Mari Boine, Andoni Goikoetxea Olaskoaga, Boris Akunin, and Kazuyo Sejima. After him are John Lydon, Horacio Cartes, Alejandro Giammattei, Saadeddine Othmani, GG Allin, and Gregg L. Semenza. Among people deceased in 2009, Yegor Gaidar ranks 107Before him are Oleg Yankovsky, Manea Mănescu, Robert Enke, Stephen Toulmin, Al Martino, and Samak Sundaravej. After him are Eric Woolfson, Susanna Agnelli, John Hughes, Marilyn Chambers, Willy DeVille, and Vyacheslav Ivankov.

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Among people born in Russia, Yegor Gaidar ranks 845 out of 3,262Before him are Nikolai Golitsyn (1850), Dmitry of Tver (1299), Eduard Streltsov (1937), Alexey Sudayev (1912), Karl Lennart Oesch (1892), and Vladimir Obruchev (1863). After him are Maria Yudina (1899), Georgy Shpagin (1897), Edison Denisov (1929), Lev Oborin (1907), Lidia Ruslanova (1900), and Viktor Ponedelnik (1937).


Among politicians born in Russia, Yegor Gaidar ranks 255Before him are Duke Peter Alexandrovich of Oldenburg (1868), Ludwika Karolina Radziwiłł (1667), Pyotr Chaadayev (1794), Mintimer Shaimiev (1937), Nikolai Golitsyn (1850), and Dmitry of Tver (1299). After him are Vladimir of Novgorod (1020), Sergei Korsakoff (1854), Patriarch Sergius of Moscow (1867), Princess Maria Maximilianovna of Leuchtenberg (1841), Anatoly Dobrynin (1919), and Andrei Bubnov (1883).