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Alexei Rykov

1881 - 1938

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Alexei Ivanovich Rykov (25 February 1881 – 15 March 1938) was a Russian Bolshevik revolutionary and a Soviet politician and statesman, most prominent as premier of Russia and the Soviet Union from 1924 to 1929 and 1924 to 1930 respectively. He was one of the accused in Joseph Stalin's show trials during the Great Purge. Rykov joined the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party in 1898, and after it split into Bolshevik and Menshevik factions in 1903, he joined the Bolsheviks, which were led by Vladimir Lenin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexei Rykov has received more than 1,330,300 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Alexei Rykov is the 1,185th most popular politician (up from 1,363rd in 2019), the 131st most popular biography from Russia (up from 155th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular Russian Politician.

Alexei Rykov was a Russian politician who served as the Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars from 1924 to 1930. He also served as the first Soviet ambassador to the United States from 1933 to 1936.

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Among politicians, Alexei Rykov ranks 1,185 out of 15,577Before him are Túpac Amaru, Decebalus, Jeongjong of Joseon, Galeazzo Ciano, Antiochus I Soter, and Jefferson Davis. After him are Alexander Kolchak, Vajiralongkorn, Brennus, Samo, Conrad IV of Germany, and Emperor Wen of Sui.

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Among people born in 1881, Alexei Rykov ranks 19Before him are Alexander Kerensky, Roger Martin du Gard, Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, Clinton Davisson, Walther von Brauchitsch, and Fernand Léger. After him are Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Guccio Gucci, Ettore Bugatti, Georg von Küchler, Alcide De Gasperi, and Hans Fischer. Among people deceased in 1938, Alexei Rykov ranks 14Before him are Béla Kun, Nikolai Bukharin, Karl Kautsky, Faustina Kowalska, Charles Édouard Guillaume, and Robert Johnson. After him are Gabriele D'Annunzio, Carl von Ossietzky, Genrikh Yagoda, Marie of Romania, Muhammad Iqbal, and Suzanne Valadon.

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Among people born in Russia, Alexei Rykov ranks 131 out of 3,262Before him are Olga of Kiev (890), Nikolai Lobachevsky (1792), Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897), Arnold Sommerfeld (1868), Mikhail Glinka (1804), and Anatoly Dyatlov (1931). After him are Alexander Kolchak (1874), Mikhail Botvinnik (1911), Aleksandr Vasilevsky (1895), Georgi Plekhanov (1856), Mily Balakirev (1837), and Felix Yusupov (1887).


Among politicians born in Russia, Alexei Rykov ranks 53Before him are False Dmitry I (1581), Tokhtamysh (1342), Ivan V of Russia (1666), Dzhokhar Dudayev (1944), Feodor II of Russia (1589), and Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897). After him are Alexander Kolchak (1874), Felix Yusupov (1887), Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia (1708), Martti Ahtisaari (1937), Walther Funk (1890), and Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia (1779).