Alexander Ypsilantis

1792 - 1828

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Alexandros Ypsilantis (Greek: Αλέξανδρος Υψηλάντης, romanized: Aléxandros Ypsilántis, pronounced [aˈleksanðros ipsiˈla(n)dis]; Romanian: Alexandru Ipsilanti; Russian: Александр Константинович Ипсиланти, romanized: Aleksandr Konstantinovich Ipsilanti; 12 December 1792 – 31 January 1828) was a Greek nationalist politician who was member of a prominent Phanariot Greek family, a prince of the Danubian Principalities, a senior officer of the Imperial Russian cavalry during the Napoleonic Wars, and a leader of the Filiki Etaireia, a secret organization that coordinated the beginning of the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Ypsilantis has received more than 246,566 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexander Ypsilantis is the 2,551st most popular politician (down from 2,544th in 2019), the 265th most popular biography from Türkiye (up from 303rd in 2019) and the 137th most popular Politician.

Alexandros Ypsilantis is most famous for leading the Filiki Eteria, a secret society of Greek patriots, in an uprising against the Ottoman Empire, which was the ruling power in Greece at the time.

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Over the past year Alexander Ypsilantis has had the most page views in the with 47,321 views, followed by English (42,739), and Russian (12,789). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Latin (76.09%), Simple English (47.26%), and Slovenian (35.46%)


Among politicians, Alexander Ypsilantis ranks 2,551 out of 19,576Before him are Aybak, Krum, Ahaziah of Judah, Sa'id of Egypt, Abu Musa al-Ash'ari, and Princess Joséphine Charlotte of Belgium. After him are Musa ibn Nusayr, Léon Gambetta, Fusu, Mursili I, Maria Mandl, and Bachir Gemayel.

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Among people born in 1792, Alexander Ypsilantis ranks 10Before him are William II of the Netherlands, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Nikolai Lobachevsky, John Herschel, Karl Ernst von Baer, and Caroline Augusta of Bavaria. After him are Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, William, Duke of Nassau, Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, James Mayer de Rothschild, Victor Cousin, and Johann Peter Eckermann. Among people deceased in 1828, Alexander Ypsilantis ranks 6Before him are Franz Schubert, Francisco Goya, Shaka, Maria Feodorovna, and Victor of Aveyron. After him are Franz Joseph Gall, Jean-Antoine Houdon, Kobayashi Issa, Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, Karl Mack von Leiberich, and Carl Peter Thunberg.

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In Türkiye

Among people born in Türkiye, Alexander Ypsilantis ranks 265 out of 1,347Before him are Necmettin Erbakan (1926), Nebahat Çehre (1944), Yaqut al-Hamawi (1179), Said Nursî (1877), Gemistus Pletho (1355), and Isidore of Miletus (442). After him are Thomas Palaiologos (1409), Pancras of Rome (289), Lydia of Thyatira (100), Köprülüzade Fazıl Ahmed Pasha (1635), Antipas of Pergamum (100), and Libanius (314).

Among POLITICIANS In Türkiye

Among politicians born in Türkiye, Alexander Ypsilantis ranks 137Before him are Constantine Laskaris (1170), Michael V Kalaphates (1015), Andronikos V Palaiologos (1400), Antiochus VII Sidetes (-159), Andronikos IV Palaiologos (1348), and Necmettin Erbakan (1926). After him are Thomas Palaiologos (1409), Köprülüzade Fazıl Ahmed Pasha (1635), Gülbahar Hatun (1429), Süleyman Çelebi (1377), Aristagoras (-600), and Gevherhan Sultan (1605).