It has been exactly 13 long years since Former Russian president Boris Yeltsin died in Moscow on April 23, 2007 at the age of 76. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed politicians of his generation.
Today, fans of Boris Yeltsin along with the rest of the world have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Yeltsin, a cultural icon
Born Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin in Butka on February 1, 1931, his career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in Russian history. Yeltsin was not just a great politician, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique heritage.
It's been 13 years since the tragic loss of Boris Yeltsin and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Boris Yeltsin is no longer physically here, his presence is more powerful than ever. He left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Boris Yeltsin.
Boris Yeltsin career in pictures
- President of Russia (1991 - 1999)
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