Aleksei N. Leontiev

1903 - 1979

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Aleksei Nikolayevich Leontiev (Russian: Алексе́й Никола́евич Лео́нтьев, IPA: [lʲɪˈonʲtʲjɪf]; February 18, 1903 – January 21, 1979), was a Soviet Russian developmental psychologist and philosopher and a founder of activity theory. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aleksei N. Leontiev has received more than 67,550 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Aleksei N. Leontiev is the 115th most popular psychologist (down from 92nd in 2019), the 618th most popular biography from Russia (down from 422nd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Russian Psychologist.

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Over the past year Aleksei N. Leontiev has had the most page views in the with 40,121 views, followed by Spanish (5,434), and Portuguese (4,113). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Latin (90.43%), Catalan (78.85%), and Armenian (58.42%)


Among psychologists, Aleksei N. Leontiev ranks 115 out of 235Before him are William McDougall, John Money, Heinz Kohut, Robert Cialdini, Frederic Bartlett, and Adolf Bastian. After him are Robert Sternberg, Oswald Külpe, Bluma Zeigarnik, Thomas Gordon, Henry Murray, and Carol Gilligan.

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Among people born in 1903, Aleksei N. Leontiev ranks 91Before him are Prince Nicholas of Romania, Charles W. Morris, Mikhail Kalatozov, Silvina Ocampo, Otto Abetz, and Lou Gehrig. After him are Anny Ondra, Walker Evans, Rudolf Serkin, Watchman Nee, Nikos Zachariadis, and Georges Politzer. Among people deceased in 1979, Aleksei N. Leontiev ranks 67Before him are Konstantin Simonov, Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Yukio Tsuda, Jacques Mesrine, Louis Durey, and Gustavo Díaz Ordaz. After him are Yuen Siu-tien, Friedrich Ebert Jr., Jean-Marie Villot, Stein Rokkan, Gio Ponti, and Carlo Abarth.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Aleksei N. Leontiev ranks 618 out of 3,761Before him are Viktor Abakumov (1908), Boris Sheremetev (1652), Georgy Sviridov (1915), Iosif Gurko (1828), Duchess Alexandra of Oldenburg (1838), and Hans Pfitzner (1869). After him are Alexander Grin (1880), Maria Miloslavskaya (1624), Alexander Dargomyzhsky (1813), Konstantin Ushinsky (1823), Alexander Godunov (1949), and Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov (1782).


Among psychologists born in Russia, Aleksei N. Leontiev ranks 5Before him are Sabina Spielrein (1885), Alexander Luria (1902), Vladimir Bekhterev (1857), and Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay (1846). After him are Urie Bronfenbrenner (1917), Endel Tulving (1927), Victor Skumin (1948), and Natalia Bekhtereva (1924).