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Alexander Lebedev

Alexander Lebedev

Full NameAlexander Lebedev
Date of Birth December 16, 1959
Place of Birth Russia
Country Russia
Age 61 years, 8 months, 3 days
Horoscope Sagittarius

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Alexander Lebedev Biography

Alexander Yevgenievich Lebedev (Russian: Алекса́ндр Евге́ньевич Ле́бедев , IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksandr jɪvˈɡʲenʲjɪvʲɪtɕ ˈlʲebʲɪdʲɪf] ; born 16 December 1959) is a Russian businessman, referred to as one of the Russian oligarchs. According to Astrologers, zodiac sign is Sagittarius Business tycoon who became one of the richest men in Russia as the owner of the National Reserve Bank. Additionally, he has owned several newspapers, including London Evening Standard, The Independent and Novaya Gazeta.

In 1977, Alexander Lebedev entered the Department of Economics at Moscow State Institute of International Relations. After he graduated in 1982, Lebedev started work at the Institute of Economics of the World Socialist System doing research for his Kandidat (between master’s degree and doctorate) dissertation, The problems of debt and the challenges of globalization. He transferred to the First Chief Directorate (Foreign Intelligence) of KGB. According to The Sunday Times, as a KGB spy, he was based at the Russian embassy in London during the 1980s. He worked for the KGB’s successor, the Foreign Intelligence Service, until 1992. Lebedev had the diplomatic cover of an economics attaché. According to his personal website, Lebedev’s assignments included fighting capital flight from the Russian Federation.

He married model Elena Perminova. He has children named , Arina, Nikita and Egor.

Upon leaving the Russian intelligence community, Lebedev set up his first company, the Russian Investment-Finance Company. In 1995 this bought the National Reserve Bank, a small Russian bank which was in trouble at the time. The bank subsequently grew rapidly to become one of Russia’s largest banks. Among the bank’s assets are:

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Alexander Lebedev Net Worth

Alexander Lebedev is one of the richest Business Executive & listed on most popular Business Executive. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Alexander Lebedev net worth is approximately $1.1 Billion.

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Net Worth$1.1 Billion
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Source of IncomeBusiness Executive
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He majored in economics at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.

Lebedev’s first wife was Natalia Vladimirovna Sokolova, daughter of the scientist Vladimir Sokolov, with whom he has one child, Evgeny Lebedev. They separated in 1998.

In 2003, Lebedev stood as a candidate for elections to the Mayoralty of Moscow and the State Duma. He received 13% in the Mayoral elections, losing to Yuriy Luzhkov, but won a seat in the State Duma on the Rodina party list (he was actually number one on the Moscow regional list of the party). He remained in the Duma until 2007, when new elections were held. In the Duma, he initially moved from nationalist Rodina to the pro-Government United Russia fraction, but after Rodina was merged into the larger social-democratic coalition Fair Russia, he made his return.

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He worked as a spy for the KGB in the 80s.

The bank is the core of the group of companies holding National Reserve Corporation, that according to Lebedev’s personal site owns around US$2 billion of assets. In March 2006, Forbes estimates Lebedev’s fortune as high as US$3.5 billion, but as of July 2013 he dropped out of the billionaires list and is no longer considered to be a billionaire.

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In September 2008, Russian politician Mikhail Gorbachev announced he was going to make a comeback to Russian politics along with Lebedev. Their party was called the Independent Democratic Party of Russia.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Business Executive. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in Russia. Alexander Lebedev celebrates birthday on December 16 of every year.

In October 2008, Lebedev met with Tom Stoppard, John Malkovich, and Kevin Spacey to discuss a new Chekhov festival in Crimea, Ukraine.

In early 2008, he was one of the golden 100 top Russian billionaires listed as the 39th richest Russian worth an estimated US$3.1 billion by Forbes magazine, but by October 2008 he was worth only $300 million. In March 2012, he was listed by Forbes magazine as one of the richest Russians with an estimated fortune of US$1.1 billion. His fortune has since declined, and he is no longer considered to be a billionaire. He is part owner of the Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta and owner of two UK newspapers with son Evgeny Lebedev: the Evening Standard and The Independent.

In March 2009, Lebedev announced that he would be running for mayor of Sochi, host of the 2014 Winter Olympics, but a court ruling declared his candidacy invalid on 13 April 2009. The court ruling was a result of a complaint by another candidate, Vladimir Turukhanovsky, that Lebedev’s campaign received three donations from minors that is forbidden by Russian electoral law. According to the chief of Lebedev’s electoral campaign, Artyom Artyomov, the three teenagers were led to Sberbank by a staff member of the Sochi council, given 500 rubles each (approximately $20), and told to donate the money to Lebedev’s campaign. His campaigners sent the money back the same day it was received but still it was found sufficient to disqualify his candidacy. Lebedev said that he intended to appeal the court’s decision.

On 21 January 2009, Lebedev and his company Evening Press Corporation (UK), part of Lebedev Holdings, bought approximately a 75.1% of share in the Evening Standard newspaper for £1. The previous owners, the Daily Mail and General Trust, continue to hold 24.9% in the company in the new firm, named Evening Standard Ltd. Lebedev promised to not interfere with the editorial running of the paper. Lebedev commented that during his time as a spy in London, he used the Evening Standard to find information. Paul Dacre, the editor-in-chief of the Evening Standard at the time of the sale said: “It’s a very sad day for the paper, it’s a very sad day for the Rothermeres. We are very sorry that it leaked out, we had no control over that. Everyone’s been working very hard and there’s a lot of hope for the future of the Evening Standard.”

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