|Vladimir Putin Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||October 7, 1952|
|Hair Color||Light Brown|
Vladimir Putin is a Russian politician who is best known for having served as the president of Russia as well as the prime minister of Russia. He has also been honored with several notable distinctions like Légion d’honneur by France, Order of Friendship by China, and Order of Abdulaziz al Saud by Saudi Arabia.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin
Leningrad, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union (now Saint Petersburg, Russia)
Novo-Ogaryovo, Moscow, Russia
Vladimir Putin got enrolled at Leningrad State University (later Saint Petersburg State University) in 1970 and studied Law. Later, he graduated from the university in 1975 and his thesis was on “The Most Favored Nation Trading Principle in International Law”.
He also attended Saint Petersburg Mining Institute.
President of Russia, Politician
- Father – Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin (A conscript in the Soviet Navy, serving in the submarine fleet in the early 1930s)
- Mother – Maria Ivanovna Putina (née Shelomova) (Factory Worker)
- Siblings – Viktor (Late Older Brother) (Died in infancy), Albert (Late Older Brother) (Died of diphtheria during the Siege of Leningrad in World War II)
- Others – Spiridon Ivanovich Putin (Paternal Grandfather) (Cook to Vladimir Lenin), Olga Ivanovna Chursanova (Paternal Grandmother), Ivan Andreevich/Andreyevich Shelomov (Maternal Grandfather), Elizaveta Alekseevna Buyanov (Maternal Grandmother)
Vladimir Putin is managed by the Presidential Administration of Russia.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
70 kg or 154.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Vladimir Putin has dated –
- Lyudmila Shkrebneva (1983-2014) – He married Lyudmila Putina on July 28, 1983, and they were blessed with 2 daughters, namely, Mariya Putina (b. April 28, 1985, in Leningrad) and Yekaterina Putina (b. August 31, 1986, in Dresden, East Germany). However, after being married for around 30 years, their marriage collapsed and the news of their divorce was confirmed on April 1, 2014.
- Alina Kabaeva (2008)
- Pamela Anderson (2012)
- Wendi Murdoch (2016)
- Alisa Kharcheva (2016)
- Viktoriya Lopyreva (2018)
Race / Ethnicity
Vladimir Putin is of Russian descent.
- Receding hairline
- Impactful personality
- Recognizable voice
- Often performs highly staged public image stunts
- Tough and sharp language
Vladimir Putin is a Russian Orthodox.
Vladimir Putin Favorite Things
- Sport – Judo
- Movie – Shchit i mech
Vladimir Putin Facts
- He has been involved in martial arts throughout his life and holds a black belt in judo.
- In the year 2007, TIME magazine named him as its “Person of the Year” and he was again included in the magazine’s list of “100 Most Influential People in the World” in April 2014.
- Vladimir Putin has often included the Russian criminal jargon (fenya) in his conversations and speeches.
- He has several pet dogs including a Šarplaninac named Pasha and an Akita Inu named Yume.
- Vladimir has received honorary doctorates from Athens University and the University of Belgrade.
- He has often been described as a dictator and autocrat and his 3rd term as the president became unpopular among a growing number of Russians.
Featured Image by Presidential Press and Information Office / Kremlin.ru / CC BY 3.0