Alexander Orlov

1895 - 1973

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Alexander Mikhailovich Orlov (Belarusian: Аляксандар Мікалаевіч Арлоў, born Leiba Lazarevich Feldbin; 21 August 1895 – 25 March 1973), was a colonel in the Soviet secret police and NKVD Rezident in the Second Spanish Republic. In 1938, Orlov refused to return to the Soviet Union due to fears of execution, and instead fled with his family to the United States. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Orlov has received more than 3,889 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexander Orlov is the 5,000th most popular politician (up from 5,573rd in 2019), the 43rd most popular biography from Belarus (up from 55th in 2019) and the 17th most popular Belarusian Politician.

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Among politicians, Alexander Orlov ranks 5,000 out of 15,710Before him are Philippe Buonarroti, Grand Duchess Alexandra Nikolaevna of Russia, Louis III, Grand Duke of Hesse, Miloš Jakeš, Stanisław Żółkiewski, and Hashim Thaçi. After him are Auguste, Duke of Leuchtenberg, Philip II, Anna of Hohenstaufen, Mohamed Ennaceur, Kakuei Tanaka, and Franz Xaver Schwarz.

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Among people born in 1895, Alexander Orlov ranks 81Before him are Wilhelm Gustloff, Lin Yutang, Tadeusz Bór-Komorowski, Kiril, Prince of Preslav, Paul Muni, and Dickinson W. Richards. After him are Vinoba Bhave, Kirsten Flagstad, Henry de Montherlant, Shote Galica, Dino Grandi, and Albert Cohen. Among people deceased in 1973, Alexander Orlov ranks 64Before him are Edward G. Robinson, Edward Steichen, Karl Löwith, Asger Jorn, Veronica Lake, and Dickinson W. Richards. After him are Robert Smithson, Jacques Lipchitz, Shirali Muslimov, Károly Kerényi, Mikhail Kalatozov, and Adolf Strauss.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Alexander Orlov ranks 43 out of 274Before him are Raphael Lemkin (1900), Elena Glinskaya (1510), Nikolay Krestinsky (1883), Mendele Mocher Sforim (1835), Ivan Yakubovsky (1912), and Aleksei Antonov (1896). After him are Olga Korbut (1955), Yakov Zeldovich (1914), Euphrosyne of Polotsk (1110), Marek Edelman (1922), Otto Schmidt (1891), and Maria Kaczyńska (1942).

Among POLITICIANS In Belarus

Among politicians born in Belarus, Alexander Orlov ranks 17Before him are Stanislav Shushkevich (1934), Zalman Shazar (1889), Mstislav I of Kiev (1076), Isser Harel (1912), Elena Glinskaya (1510), and Nikolay Krestinsky (1883). After him are Marek Edelman (1922), Maria Kaczyńska (1942), Yevno Azef (1869), Mikołaj "the Red" Radziwiłł (1512), Vseslav of Polotsk (1029), and Lew Sapieha (1557).