Aleksey Shakhmatov

1864 - 1920

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Alexei Alexandrovich Shakhmatov (Russian: Алексе́й Алекса́ндрович Ша́хматов, 17 June [O.S. 5 June] 1864 – 16 August 1920) was a Russian Imperial philologist and historian credited with laying foundations for the science of textology. Shakhmatov held the title of Doctor of Russian language and philology (since 1894). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aleksey Shakhmatov has received more than 24,598 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Aleksey Shakhmatov is the 280th most popular historian (down from 241st in 2019), the 117th most popular biography from Estonia (down from 98th in 2019) and the most popular Estonian Historian.

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Among historians, Aleksey Shakhmatov ranks 280 out of 341Before him are William Robertson, Ehsan Yarshater, Hugh Trevor-Roper, Ronald Syme, Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., and Frances Yates. After him are Constantine Paparrigopoulos, Paul Kennedy, Timothy Garton Ash, Anton Heinrich Springer, Richard Hoggart, and Boris Rybakov.

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Among people born in 1864, Aleksey Shakhmatov ranks 116Before him are John Walter Gregory, Einar Benediktsson, William S. Hart, Princess Marie Anne of Saxe-Altenburg, José Pardo y Barreda, and Herman Heijermans. After him are Jozef Murgaš, Stéphane Javelle, F. C. S. Schiller, Kamini Roy, Ransom E. Olds, and Toros Toramanian. Among people deceased in 1920, Aleksey Shakhmatov ranks 88Before him are Olive Thomas, William Dean Howells, Ömer Seyfettin, Ion Dragoumis, Edmund Barton, and Nasrullah Khan. After him are Robert Harron, Olive Schreiner, Max Fürbringer, Hermann Oldenberg, Arthur Johnson, and Benigno Ferreira.

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In Estonia

Among people born in Estonia, Aleksey Shakhmatov ranks 117 out of 276Before him are Rudolf Tobias (1873), Tiit Vähi (1947), Arnold Luhaäär (1905), Friedrich Robert Faehlmann (1798), Jüri Tarmak (1946), and Johannes Kotkas (1915). After him are Valeri Karpin (1969), Mart Siimann (1946), Jaan Kikkas (1892), Adalberts Bubenko (1910), Eino Tamberg (1930), and Knudåge Riisager (1897).

Among HISTORIANS In Estonia

Among historians born in Estonia, Aleksey Shakhmatov ranks 1