Boris Yeltsin

Bio/Life


  • was a Russian president
  • died April 23, 2007 from heart failure
  • born February 1, 1931
  • on December 31, 1999 Yeltsin resigned from being a president and gave the power to Vladimir Putin
  • lost two fingers while playing with a hand grenade
  • graduated from Ural Polytechnic Institute

Quote

"We don't appreciate what we have until its gone. Freedom is like that. Its like air. When you have, you don't notice it."

Statistic

President from 1991-1999
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