Yury Luzhkov

1936 - 2019

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Yury Mikhailovich Luzhkov (Russian: Ю́рий Миха́йлович Лужко́в, IPA: [ˈjʉrʲɪj mʲɪˈxajləvʲɪtɕ lʊˈʂkof]; 21 September 1936 – 10 December 2019) was a Russian politician who served as mayor of Moscow from 1992 to 2010. He was the vice-chairman and one of the founders of the ruling United Russia party.During Luzhkov's time, Moscow's economy expanded and he presided over large construction projects in the city, including the building of a new financial district. At the same time, he was accused of corruption, bulldozing historic buildings, and poor handling of traffic, as well as the city's smog crisis during the 2010 Russian wildfires. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yury Luzhkov has received more than 218,768 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Yury Luzhkov is the 4,403rd most popular politician (up from 4,744th in 2019), the 415th most popular biography from Russia (up from 440th in 2019) and the 122nd most popular Russian Politician.

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Among politicians, Yury Luzhkov ranks 4,403 out of 15,710Before him are Micipsa, Eduardo Frei Montalva, Nouri al-Maliki, Bardylis, Arbogast, and Emperor Seinei. After him are Manius Curius Dentatus, Cypselus, Caroline Kennedy, Lothar von Richthofen, Cus D'Amato, and Konstantinos Mitsotakis.

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Among people born in 1936, Yury Luzhkov ranks 75Before him are Paul L. Smith, Sylvia Browne, Jair Marinho, Alfonso, Duke of Anjou and Cádiz, Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, and Iolanda Balaș. After him are Shirley Knight, Gianni Vattimo, Wilfried Martens, Petar Mladenov, Héctor Elizondo, and Moussa Traoré. Among people deceased in 2019, Yury Luzhkov ranks 68Before him are Sydney Brenner, Demetris Christofias, Ginger Baker, Raymond Poulidor, Michel Serres, and Godfried Danneels. After him are André Previn, Lee Iacocca, Max Wright, Sibghatullah Mojaddedi, Antônio Wilson Vieira Honório, and Dragoslav Šekularac.

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Among people born in Russia, Yury Luzhkov ranks 415 out of 2,688Before him are Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov (1891), Konstantin Simonov (1915), Ivan Bilibin (1876), Werner Ostendorff (1903), Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia (1869), and Igor Smirnov (1941). After him are Vsevolod the Big Nest (1154), Daniil Kharms (1905), Avvakum (1620), Edith Södergran (1892), Gavrila Derzhavin (1743), and Olga Knipper (1868).


Among politicians born in Russia, Yury Luzhkov ranks 122Before him are Nikolay Shvernik (1888), Lyudmila Putina (1958), Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1819), Ivan Silayev (1930), Ivan Serov (1905), and Igor Smirnov (1941). After him are Vsevolod the Big Nest (1154), Tsarevna Catherine Ivanovna of Russia (1691), Mehmed I Giray (1465), Boris Nemtsov (1959), Vyacheslav Menzhinsky (1874), and Vera Zasulich (1849).