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About Boris Yeltsin
He was a Russian politician who is noted to have served as Russia's President as a Soviet between 1991 and 1999. He is also noted to have been an active member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union between 1961 and 1999 but later went politically independent during which he was already imbibing into Russia, nationalism and liberalism.
Right before his unpopular exit from office, Yeltsin’s term became filled with political crises, which ruined his figure as a president. He was also criticized for disbanding the Soviet Union, which gave Russia a rebirth into the representative democracy, therefore, opening doors to new political ideas, economic and cultural freedom.
He was born to father, Nikolai Yeltsin who was a farmer. His mother was Klavdiya Vasil'evna Starygina. His siblings include; Mikhail and Valentina.
Yeltsin got married to Naina Yeltsina in 1956 and they both remained in a marriage that lasted for about 51 years, up until his death in 2007. He gave birth to three children, including his former personal adviser, Tatyana Yumasheva.
He ruled Russia as President for eight years.
He occupied the office of 'Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Russia SFSF' beginning from 30th of May, 1990 till 10th of July, 1991.
He blew off his thumb and index finger while playing pranks with a grenade.
He enjoyed swimming in icy water.
He usually started his day with a cold shower all through his life.
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F.A.Q. about Boris Yeltsin
When is his birthday?
Boris Yeltsin's birthday is on February 1, 1931.
In how many days is his birthday?
Boris' birthday is in 59 days
How old was Boris when he died?
He was 76 years old.
When did he die?
He died in April 23, 2007.
How old would he be today?
Boris Yeltsin would be 92 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Boris from?
He was born in Butka, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Soviet Union.