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 Bialowieza agreements. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yegor Gaidar has received more than 268,755 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Yegor Gaidar is the 9,831st most popular politician (down from 9,558th in 2019), the 992nd most popular biography from Russia (down from 953rd in 2019) and the 275th most popular Russian Politician.

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Among politicians, Yegor Gaidar ranks 9,831 out of 15,710Before him are Diodotus II, Garret Hobart, Alexey Bestuzhev-Ryumin, Aparicio Méndez, Prince Adolf of Schaumburg-Lippe, and Gaius Sempronius Tuditanus. After him are Aemilia Tertia, John George I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau, Ariobarzanes of Persis, Khawaja Nazimuddin, Yakov Malik, and Leo IV, King of Armenia.

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Among people born in 1956, Yegor Gaidar ranks 129Before him are Ewa Kopacz, Marta Kauffman, Stefan Johansson, Cecilia Roth, Dana Delany, and Anil Kapoor. After him are Dragan Čović, Chieko Hase, Roderick MacKinnon, Ali Asadov, Frank Arnesen, and Rolandas Paksas. Among people deceased in 2009, Yegor Gaidar ranks 136Before him are Guillermo Endara, Alda Merini, Chuck Daly, Abdellatif Filali, Rosanna Schiaffino, and Roy E. Disney. After him are Mike Bongiorno, Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, Kazumi Takada, Hildegard Behrens, Giovanni Arrighi, and Willy Ronis.

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Among people born in Russia, Yegor Gaidar ranks 992 out of 2,688Before him are Pyotr Bolotnikov (1930), Alexander Lodygin (1847), Vasily Rozanov (1856), Yevgeny Khrunov (1933), Matvei Platov (1753), and Alexey Bestuzhev-Ryumin (1693). After him are Mikhail Prishvin (1873), Vasily Lazarev (1928), Yemelyan Yaroslavsky (1878), Khabib Nurmagomedov (1988), Carl Jaenisch (1813), and Aleksei Yuryevich German (1938).


Among politicians born in Russia, Yegor Gaidar ranks 275Before him are Yekaterina Furtseva (1910), Panteleimon Ponomarenko (1902), Ulugh Muhammad (1405), Ruslan Khasbulatov (1942), Matvei Platov (1753), and Alexey Bestuzhev-Ryumin (1693). After him are Yemelyan Yaroslavsky (1878), Carl Jaenisch (1813), Alexander Novikov (1900), Sergey Uvarov (1786), Prince Gabriel Constantinovich of Russia (1887), and Yusuf Akçura (1876).