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Aleksei N. Leontiev

1903 - 1979

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Alexei Nikolaevich Leontiev (Russian: Алексе́й Никола́евич Лео́нтьев, IPA: [lʲɪˈonʲtʲjɪf]; February 18, 1903 – January 21, 1979), was a Soviet 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 64,761 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Aleksei N. Leontiev is the 92nd most popular psychologist (up from 116th in 2019), the 424th most popular biography from Russia (up from 540th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Russian Psychologist.

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Among psychologists, Aleksei N. Leontiev ranks 92 out of 183Before him are Vladimir Bekhterev, Benjamin Bloom, Donald O. Hebb, Antonio Damasio, George Armitage Miller, and Rollo May. After him are James McKeen Cattell, Harry Stack Sullivan, Charles Spearman, John Money, René Spitz, and Benjamin Spock.

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Among people born in 1903, Aleksei N. Leontiev ranks 63Before him are Vincente Minnelli, Waldemar Hoven, Erskine Caldwell, Giulio Natta, Raymond Radiguet, and Maria Reiche. After him are Maud Lewis, Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark, Abul A'la Maududi, Ernest Walton, Fritz Bauer, and Alonzo Church. Among people deceased in 1979, Aleksei N. Leontiev ranks 44Before him are Nicholas Ray, Edvard Kardelj, Louis Chiron, Giulio Natta, Feodor Lynen, and Otto Robert Frisch. After him are Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth, Abul A'la Maududi, Mamie Eisenhower, Conrad Hilton, Teruo Nakamura, and Konstantin Simonov.

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Among people born in Russia, Aleksei N. Leontiev ranks 424 out of 3,262Before him are George Ostrogorsky (1902), Vsevolod the Big Nest (1154), Rinat Dasayev (1957), Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia (1882), Yuri Lotman (1922), and Yuri Nikulin (1921). After him are Prince Albert of Prussia (1809), Elsa Triolet (1896), Sophia Tolstaya (1844), Lauri Törni (1919), Ramzan Kadyrov (1976), and Sergei Krikalev (1958).


Among psychologists born in Russia, Aleksei N. Leontiev ranks 4Before him are Sabina Spielrein (1885), Alexander Luria (1902), and Vladimir Bekhterev (1857). After him are Urie Bronfenbrenner (1917), Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay (1846), and Victor Skumin (1948).