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Alexandra Kollontai

1872 - 1952

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Alexandra Mikhailovna Kollontai (Russian: Алекса́ндра Миха́йловна Коллонта́й, née Domontovich, Домонто́вич; 31 March [O.S. 19 March] 1872 – 9 March 1952) was a Russian revolutionary, politician, diplomat and Marxist theoretician. Serving as the People's Commissar for Welfare in Vladimir Lenin's government in 1917–1918, she was a highly prominent woman within the Bolshevik party and the first woman in history to become an official member of a governing cabinet.The daughter of an Imperial Russian Army general, Kollontai embraced radical politics in the 1890s and joined the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (RSDLP) in 1899. During the RSDLP ideological split, she sided with Julius Martov's Mensheviks against Lenin's Bolsheviks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexandra Kollontai has received more than 793,715 page views. Her biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexandra Kollontai is the 9th most popular diplomat (down from 8th in 2019), the 93rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 84th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Diplomat.

Alexandra Kollontai was a Russian Marxist revolutionary, feminist, and diplomat. She was one of the most important figures in the Bolshevik government after the October Revolution.

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Among diplomats, Alexandra Kollontai ranks 9 out of 52Before her are Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Gaius Marius, Dag Hammarskjöld, Ban Ki-moon, John Jay, and Boutros Boutros-Ghali. After her are Ferdinand de Lesseps, Raoul Wallenberg, Madeleine Albright, Prince Claus of the Netherlands, Folke Bernadotte, and Mohamed ElBaradei.

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Among people born in 1872, Alexandra Kollontai ranks 4Before her are Roald Amundsen, Piet Mondrian, and Bertrand Russell. After her are Alexandra Feodorovna, Calvin Coolidge, Johan Huizinga, Haakon VII of Norway, Paul Langevin, Léon Blum, Emil Hácha, and Marcel Mauss. Among people deceased in 1952, Alexandra Kollontai ranks 6Before her are Maria Montessori, George VI, John Dewey, Knut Hamsun, and Eva Perón. After her are Wilm Hosenfeld, Chaim Weizmann, Paul Éluard, Karen Horney, Benedetto Croce, and Walter Schellenberg.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexandra Kollontai ranks 93 out of 3,262Before her are Mikhail Kalinin (1875), Ivan Konev (1897), Andrei Rublev (1360), Mikhail Tukhachevsky (1893), Vasili IV of Russia (1552), and Alexander Suvorov (1730). After her are Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia (1878), Feodor III of Russia (1661), Alexander Kerensky (1881), Konstantin Rokossovsky (1896), Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857), and Mikhail Lomonosov (1711).

Among DIPLOMATS In Russia

Among diplomats born in Russia, Alexandra Kollontai ranks 1After her are Viktor Chernomyrdin (1938) and Vatslav Vorovsky (1871).