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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 606,564 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Aleksandr Ulyanov is the 74th most popular social activist (up from 76th in 2019), the 223rd most popular biography from Russia (up from 249th in 2019) and the 5th 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 74 out of 538Before him are Jimmy Hoffa, Beatrice Cenci, Gabrielle d'Estrées, Abimael Guzmán, Buenaventura Durruti, and Betty Williams. After him are Annie Besant, Thomas Cranmer, Axel Munthe, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, Liu Xiaobo, and Edmond James de Rothschild.

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Among people born in 1866, Aleksandr Ulyanov ranks 15Before him are Benedetto Croce, Beatrix Potter, Aby Warburg, Giovanni Agnelli, Hans von Seeckt, and Ferruccio Busoni. After him are Jacinto Benavente, Anne Sullivan, Charles Nicolle, Ramsay MacDonald, Emilio De Bono, and Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria. Among people deceased in 1887, Aleksandr Ulyanov ranks 6Before him are Gustav Kirchhoff, Alexander Borodin, Gustav Fechner, Jenny Lind, and Eugène Edine Pottier. After him are Ivan Kramskoi, Multatuli, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Alfred Krupp, Juan, Count of Montizón, and Jules Laforgue.

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Among people born in Russia, Aleksandr Ulyanov ranks 223 out of 3,262Before him are Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg (1599), Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904), Patriarch Kirill of Moscow (1946), Nikolay Chernyshevsky (1828), Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1883), and Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky (1863). After him are Gherman Titov (1935), Vasily Blokhin (1895), Yevdokiya Lopukhina (1669), Yermak Timofeyevich (1532), Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov (1883), and Igor Kurchatov (1903).


Among social activists born in Russia, Aleksandr Ulyanov ranks 5Before him are Yemelyan Pugachev (1742), Stenka Razin (1630), Alexey Stakhanov (1906), and Witold Pilecki (1901). After him are Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya (1923), Sergey Nechayev (1847), Ilya Ulyanov (1831), Alexei Navalny (1976), Vladimir Bukovsky (1942), Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov (1890), and Maria Spiridonova (1884).