This whole fuss did not only damage Fischer's image, but that of the USA as well. The way the Americans treated one of their most popular citizens did not make a positive impression worldwide.Anatoly Karpov
is a famous Russian chess player,
who was born on
May 23, 1951. As a person born on this date, Anatoly Karpov is listed in our database as the 28th
most popular celebrity for the day (May 23) and the 133rd most popular for the year (1951).
People born on May 23
fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins.
Anatoly Karpov is the 1144th most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Anatoly Karpov's birthday, Anatoly Karpov is the 89th most famous Russian.
In general, Anatoly Karpov ranks as the 13836th
most popular famous person, and the 8th most popular chess player of all time.
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