Yuri Andropov

1914 - 1984

Yuri Andropov

Yuri Vladimirovich Andropov (; Russian: Юрий Владимирович Андропов, tr. Yury Vladimirovich Andropov, IPA: [ˈjʉrʲɪj vlɐˈdʲimʲɪrəvʲɪtɕ ɐnˈdropəf]; 15 June [O.S. 2 June] 1914 – 9 February 1984) was the sixth paramount leader of the Soviet Union and the fourth General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yuri Andropov has received more than 2,621,008 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 219th most popular politician.

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  • 82

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Yuri Andropov ranks 217 out of 14,801Before him are Mars, George W. Bush, Salvador Allende, Osman II, Alexander I of Russia, and Ögedei Khan. After him are Harun al-Rashid, Odoacer, Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Louis XVII of France, and Ferdinand II of Aragon.

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Among people born in 1914, Yuri Andropov ranks 2Before him is Louis de Funès. After him are Thor Heyerdahl, Tove Jansson, Tenzing Norgay, Hedy Lamarr, Michael Wittmann, Marguerite Duras, Romain Gary, Jiang Qing, William S. Burroughs, and Julio Cortázar. Among people deceased in 1984, Yuri Andropov ranks 3Before him are Michel Foucault and Richard Burton. After him are Indira Gandhi, Paul Dirac, François Truffaut, Johnny Weissmuller, Mikhail Sholokhov, Ed Gein, Ray Kroc, Marvin Gaye, and Martin Niemöller.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Yuri Andropov ranks 32 out of 2,050Before him are Yul Brynner (1920), Valentina Tereshkova (1937), Dmitri Shostakovich (1906), Lev Yashin (1929), Ivan Turgenev (1818), and Alexander I of Russia (1777). After him are Vladimir Nabokov (1899), Alexander III of Russia (1845), Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873), Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844), and Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia (1901).


Among politicians born in Russia, Yuri Andropov ranks 11Before him are Nicholas II of Russia (1868), Ivan the Terrible (1530), Vladimir Putin (1952), Boris Yeltsin (1931), Kim Jong-il (1941), and Alexander I of Russia (1777). After him are Alexander III of Russia (1845), Nicholas I of Russia (1796), Georgy Zhukov (1896), Alexander II of Russia (1818), Konstantin Chernenko (1911), and Elizabeth of Russia (1709).

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