Mikhail Nikolayevich Zadornov

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Zadornov in 2009

Mikhail Nikolayevich Zadornov (Russian: Михаи́л Никола́евич Задо́рнов; July 21, 1948 – November 10, 2017) was a Soviet and Russian stand-up comedian and writer. He was born in Jūrmala, Latvian SSR, USSR. His humour is national stereotype and national mentality. From 2006 until his death, Zadornov had incorporated Chudinov-style wordplay into his sketches, based on folk etymology[1]

In March 2014 he signed a letter in support of the position of the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on accession of the Crimea to Russia.[2]

Zadornov died of brain cancer in Moscow, Russia on November 10, 2017 at the age of 69.[3]

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  1. "Биография — Михаил Задорнов". Archived from the original on 2016-11-02. Retrieved 2017-11-12.
  2. "Задорнов: в Латвии хотят запретить въезд Безрукову, Гергиеву, Михалкову". Argumenty i Fakty. April 10, 2014. Retrieved November 10, 2017.
  3. Михаил Задорнов умер в московской клинике

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