Alexander Alekhine

1892 - 1946

Alexander Alekhine

Alexander Alekhine (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Але́хин, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Alekhin; pronounced [ɐlʲɪkˈsandr ɐlʲɪkˈsandrəvʲɪtɕ ɐˈlʲexʲɪn]; October 31 [O.S. October 19] 1892 – March 24, 1946) was a Russian and French chess player and the fourth World Chess Champion. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest chess players of all time. By the age of 22, Alekhine was already among the strongest chess players in the world. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Alekhine has received more than 545,235 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4th most popular chess player.

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Among chess players, Alexander Alekhine ranks 4 out of 256Before him are Wilhelm Steinitz, Bobby Fischer, and Boris Spassky. After him are José Raúl Capablanca, Emanuel Lasker, Mikhail Tal, Tigran Petrosian, Mikhail Botvinnik, Max Euwe, Anatoly Karpov, and Garry Kasparov.

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Among people born in 1892, Alexander Alekhine ranks 13Before him are Louis de Broglie, Manfred von Richthofen, Pearl S. Buck, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Zita of Bourbon-Parma, and J. Paul Getty. After him are Oliver Hardy, Sepp Dietrich, Arthur Compton, Theodor Eicke, Engelbert Dollfuss, and Martin Niemöller. Among people deceased in 1946, Alexander Alekhine ranks 15Before him are Ion Antonescu, John Logie Baird, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Hans Frank, Mikhail Kalinin, and Wilhelm Frick. After him are Julius Streicher, Gerhart Hauptmann, Gertrude Stein, Werner von Blomberg, Fritz Sauckel, and Karl Haushofer.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Alekhine ranks 95 out of 2,050Before him are Albert Kesselring (1885), Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857), Otto Wallach (1847), Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia (1904), Alexander Suvorov (1730), and Alexis of Russia (1629). After him are Mikhail Bakhtin (1895), Alexandra Kollontai (1872), Mikhail Lermontov (1814), Ivan Konev (1897), Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850), and Nikolai Yezhov (1895).


Among chess players born in Russia, Alexander Alekhine ranks 2Before him are Boris Spassky (1937). After him are Mikhail Botvinnik (1911), Anatoly Karpov (1951), Vasily Smyslov (1921), Viktor Korchnoi (1931), Vera Menchik (1906), Savielly Tartakower (1887), Mikhail Chigorin (1850), Andor Lilienthal (1911), Olga Rubtsova (1909), and Elisaveta Bykova (1913).

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