Aleksandr Ulyanov

1866 - 1887

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Aleksandr Ilyich Ulyanov (Russian: Алекса́ндр Ильи́ч Улья́нов; 12 April [O.S. 31 March] 1866 – 20 May [O.S. 8 May] 1887) was a Russian revolutionary and political activist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aleksandr Ulyanov has received more than 738,675 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Aleksandr Ulyanov is the 72nd most popular social activist (up from 77th in 2019), the 195th most popular biography from Russia (up from 221st in 2019) and the 7th most popular Russian Social Activist.

Aleksandr Ulyanov is most famous for being the older brother of Vladimir Lenin, the revolutionary leader of the Russian Revolution.

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Among social activists, Aleksandr Ulyanov ranks 72 out of 840Before him are Camilo Cienfuegos, Beatrice Cenci, Bhagat Singh, Jenny von Westphalen, Buenaventura Durruti, and Dominique Pire. After him are Horst Wessel, Sakamoto Ryōma, Widukind, Gerald Durrell, Axel Munthe, and Rashid ad-Din Sinan.

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Among people born in 1866, Aleksandr Ulyanov ranks 14Before him are Thomas Hunt Morgan, Alfred Werner, Benedetto Croce, Giovanni Agnelli, Aby Warburg, and Hans von Seeckt. After him are Charles Nicolle, Ferruccio Busoni, Jacinto Benavente, Beatrix Potter, Lev Shestov, and Anne Sullivan. Among people deceased in 1887, Aleksandr Ulyanov ranks 4Before him are Gustav Kirchhoff, Alexander Borodin, and Gustav Fechner. After him are Jenny Lind, Eugène Edine Pottier, Ivan Kramskoi, Multatuli, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Friedrich von Amerling, Alfred Krupp, and Juan, Count of Montizón.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Aleksandr Ulyanov ranks 195 out of 3,761Before him are Gotthard Heinrici (1886), Vladimir Propp (1895), Andrei Tupolev (1888), Grigori Perelman (1966), Alexander Herzen (1812), and Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg (1599). After him are Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (1882), Valery Gerasimov (1955), Vasily Smyslov (1921), Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia (1690), Christian Goldbach (1690), and Anna Netrebko (1971).


Among social activists born in Russia, Aleksandr Ulyanov ranks 7Before him are Peter Kropotkin (1842), Yemelyan Pugachev (1742), Alexey Stakhanov (1906), Stenka Razin (1630), Alexei Navalny (1976), and Witold Pilecki (1901). After him are Dmitry Muratov (1961), Sergey Nechayev (1847), Ales Bialiatski (1962), Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya (1923), Maria Spiridonova (1884), and Vladimir Bukovsky (1942).