Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin was born on 7 October 1952 in Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (now Saint Petersburg), the youngest of three children of Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin (1911–1999) and Maria Ivanovna Putina (née Shelomova; 1911–1998). His birth was preceded by the death of two brothers, Viktor and Albert, born in the mid-1930s.
Vladimir Putin: Vladimir Putin, Russian intelligence officer and politician who served as president (1999–2008, 2012– ) and prime minister (1999, 2008–12) of Russia. His rule was characterized by centralization of power, suppression of dissent, and assertion of Russian military power.
Nicolás Maduro: Nicolas Maduro, politician who succeeded Hugo Chavez as president of Venezuela in 2013 upon Chavez’s death. As world oil prices fell and the collapse of the Venezuelan economy was accompanied by widespread shortages of food and medicine, Maduro’s rule was challenged and became increasingly authoritarian.
Vladimir Putin has gone from the KGB to becoming prime minister and president of Russia. Learn more at Biography.com.
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Bashar Hafez al-Assad was born in Damascus on 11 September 1965, the second oldest son of Anisa Makhlouf and Hafez al-Assad. Al-Assad in Arabic means "the Lion". Assad's paternal grandfather, Ali Sulayman al-Assad, had managed to change his status from peasant to minor notable and, to reflect this, in 1927 he had changed the family name from Wahsh (meaning "Savage") to Al-A...