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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 195,615 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Alexander Ypsilantis is the 2,587th most popular politician (up from 2,831st in 2019), the 304th most popular biography from Turkey (up from 324th in 2019) and the 170th most popular Turkish 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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Among politicians, Alexander Ypsilantis ranks 2,587 out of 15,577Before him are Nguyễn Phú Trọng, Emperor Kōshō, Koca Sinan Pasha, Tiberius Claudius Nero, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., and Christina of Lorraine. After him are Prince Napoléon Bonaparte, Nynetjer, Huneric, Jules Ferry, Emperor Higashiyama, and Sergei Witte.

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Among people born in 1792, Alexander Ypsilantis ranks 10Before him are Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis, Nikolai Lobachevsky, William II of the Netherlands, John Herschel, Caroline Augusta of Bavaria, and Karl Ernst von Baer. After him are Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen, Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, James Mayer de Rothschild, Johan August Arfwedson, Maria Beatrice of Savoy, and William, Duke of Nassau. 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 Jean-Antoine Houdon, Franz Joseph Gall, Carl Peter Thunberg, Karl Mack von Leiberich, Kobayashi Issa, and Karl August, Grand Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach.

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Among people born in Turkey, Alexander Ypsilantis ranks 304 out of 1,301Before him are Aratus (-315), Seleucus IV Philopator (-217), Komitas (1869), Köprülüzade Fazıl Ahmed Pasha (1635), Constantine Laskaris (1170), and Ptolemy Philadelphus (-36). After him are Thrasymachus (-459), Nebahat Çehre (1944), Heraclides Ponticus (-385), Lydia of Thyatira (100), Gemistus Pletho (1355), and Candaules (-800).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Alexander Ypsilantis ranks 170Before him are Barsine (-363), Antiochus VII Sidetes (-159), Seleucus IV Philopator (-217), Köprülüzade Fazıl Ahmed Pasha (1635), Constantine Laskaris (1170), and Ptolemy Philadelphus (-36). After him are Candaules (-800), Attalus III (-170), Fritigern (400), Basiliscus (500), Fatma Sultan (1605), and Telipinu (-1600).