Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Putin Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 21, 2023

Date of Birth

7 / October / 1952


72 Years



Vladimir Putin 1952, was born in Leningrad, U.S.S.R, and today is called St. Peterburg, Russia. He spent about 15 years with the KGB. Presently, he is the president of Russia and is the second longest currently serving European president, second only to Alexander Lukashenko. The Russian President was also the Prime Minister from 1999 until 2000, and then from 2008 until 2012. Look over Vladimir Putin’s childhood as well as his education, family life, and political career, his distinctions, and awards.

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Vladimir Putin mother worked in a factory as was his father, a soldier for the Soviet Navy. He was a member of the submarine fleet from the 1930s in the beginning. His father was also a member of the destruction battalion of NKVD at the beginning of World War II. Later, he was assigned back to regular service, and in 1942, he was seriously injured.

Family, Education

The birth of his son was on the 7th of October 1952, in Leningrad, Russia, U.S.S.R. (now St. Petersburg, Russia). He is the third youngest among three siblings. He was the son of Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin and his mother was Maria Ivanovna Putina. Vladimir Putin’s grandpa Spiridon Putin served as a private chef to Vladimir Lenin and Joseph Stalin.



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Early Life

He was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, on the 7th of October 1952. He was raised by their family members in a commune living space and attended a local high school and grammar school in which he discovered a passion for sports.

After finishing his studies at Leningrad State University with a law degree in 1975, Putin began his career with the KGB as an intelligence officer. Based primarily on the border of East Germany, he held the position until 1990, after which he was discharged as a lieutenant colonel.

Early Career

He worked for about 15 years as an international intelligence officer in the KGB (Committee for State Security) which included six years working in Dresden, East Germany. Vladimir Putin retired from operational KGB service in the year 1990, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He then went back to Russia to be the guardian for Leningrad State University and had responsibility for the university’s international relations.

Then he became an advisor to Sobchak who was the first elected by democratic means to be the mayor of St. Petersburg. He was able to gain the trust of the city’s mayor, Sobchak, and is renowned for his ability to complete tasks.

Awards & Honors

Country Decoration Date
Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev awards Order of Yelbasy 28 May 2019
China Order of Friendship 8 June 2018
Kyrgyzstan Order of Manas 22 November 2017
Turkmenistan Order “For contribution to the development of cooperation” 3 October 2017
Serbia Order of the Republic of Serbia 16 October 2014
Cuba Order of José Martí 11 July 2014
Monaco    Order of Saint-Charles 4 October 2013
Venezuela Order of the Liberator 2 April 2010
UAE Order of Zayed 10 September 2007
Saudi Arabia Order of Abdulaziz al Saud 12 February 2007
Tajikistan Order of Ismoili Somoni 2007
France Légion donner 22 September 2006
Kazakhstan Order of the Golden Eagle 2004
Vietnam Order of Ho Chi Minh 7 March 2001

Other Awards are as Follows

Order of Sheikh ul-Islam 2006
Order of Saint Sava 24 March 2011
Confucius Peace Prize 15 November 2011
Angel of Peace Medal 2015
Award/Recognition Year
Time: Person of the Year 2007
Expert: Person of the Year (A Russian business-oriented weekly magazine named Putin as its Person of the Year). December 2007
Vladimir Putin Avenue (The capital of Russia’s Republic of Chechnya, the central street of Grozny was renamed from Victory Avenue to Vladimir Putin Avenue). 5 October 2008
Vladimir Putin Peak (The parliament of Kyrgyzstan named a peak in Tian Shan mountains Vladimir Putin Peak). February 2011

Vladimir Putin

He (born 7 October 1952) is a Russian politician and former intelligence officer. He has been the President of Russia since 2012. He was president between 2000 and 2008.

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He was able to survive not 10 plots to kill the man. Not even one hundred. He was averaging 638! In the 1960s the CIA attempted to eliminate Castro Cuban revolutionary and dictator through every method imaginable including poisonous cigars exploding seashells and even a female Fatale, Castro’s love Marita Lorenz.

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Leningrad Russian SFSR Soviet Union
Children Daughters: Maria Putin, Yekaterina Putin
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Salt & Pepper
Height In CM 168 CM
Height In Meter 1.68 M
Nationality Russian
Parents Father: Vladimir Spiridonovich Putin
Mother: Maria Ivanovna Putina
Profession Politician
Siblings Brothers: Albert Putin, Viktor Putin
Spous Lyudmila Ocheretnaya
Weight 71 Kg
152 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Libra


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