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 454,204 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Aleksandr Ulyanov is the 76th most popular social activist (down from 74th in 2019), the 250th most popular biography from Russia (down from 238th 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 76 out of 544Before him are Dragutin Dimitrijević, Gabrielle d'Estrées, Jenny von Westphalen, Edmond James de Rothschild, José Rizal, and Antipope Clement III. After him are Sakamoto Ryōma, Jane Addams, Susan B. Anthony, Thomas Cranmer, Yun Chi-ho, and Angela Davis.

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Among people born in 1866, Aleksandr Ulyanov ranks 16Before him are Alfred Werner, Hans von Seeckt, Aby Warburg, Giovanni Agnelli, Ferruccio Busoni, and Anne Sullivan. After him are Charles Nicolle, Butch Cassidy, Jacinto Benavente, Léon Bakst, Ramsay MacDonald, and Nathan Söderblom. Among people deceased in 1887, Aleksandr Ulyanov ranks 7Before him are Alexander Borodin, Gustav Kirchhoff, Gustav Fechner, Jenny Lind, Eugène Edine Pottier, and Multatuli. After him are Ivan Kramskoi, Johann Jakob Bachofen, Juan, Count of Montizón, Doc Holliday, Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein, and Jules Laforgue.

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Among people born in Russia, Aleksandr Ulyanov ranks 250 out of 2,688Before him are Viktor Shklovsky (1893), Alexander Blok (1880), Feodor Chaliapin (1873), Nikolai Kondratiev (1892), Gustav Bauer (1870), and Michel Fokine (1880). After him are Yermak Timofeyevich (1532), Ivan Kramskoi (1837), Gennady Yanayev (1937), Catherine Pavlovna of Russia (1788), Boris Shaposhnikov (1882), and Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (1786).


Among social activists born in Russia, Aleksandr Ulyanov ranks 5Before him are Alexey Stakhanov (1906), Stenka Razin (1630), Yemelyan Pugachev (1742), and Witold Pilecki (1901). After him are Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya (1923), Sergey Nechayev (1847), Maria Spiridonova (1884), Ilya Ulyanov (1831), Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov (1890), Vladimir Bukovsky (1942), and Sophia Perovskaya (1853).