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Alexey Stakhanov

1906 - 1977

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Alexei Grigoryevich Stakhanov (Russian: Алексе́й Григо́рьевич Стаха́нов, IPA: [stɐˈxanəf], Alekséy Grigór'yevich Stachánov; 3 January 1906 – 5 November 1977) was a Soviet and Russian miner, Hero of Socialist Labour (1970), and a member of the CPSU (1936). He became a celebrity in 1935 as part of what became known as the Stakhanovite movement—a campaign intended to increase worker productivity and to demonstrate the superiority of the socialist economic system. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexey Stakhanov has received more than 550,056 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Alexey Stakhanov is the 50th most popular social activist (down from 40th in 2019), the 160th most popular biography from Russia (down from 139th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Russian Social Activist.

Alexey Stakhanov is most famous for his record-breaking coal mining production in 1935.

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Among social activists, Alexey Stakhanov ranks 50 out of 538Before him are Thích Quảng Đức, Yemelyan Pugachev, Stenka Razin, Hassan al-Banna, Shirin Ebadi, and Babak Khorramdin. After him are Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Witold Pilecki, Mukhtar al-Thaqafi, Camilo Cienfuegos, Toussaint Louverture, and Dominique Pire.

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Among people born in 1906, Alexey Stakhanov ranks 33Before him are Giuseppe Farina, Ed Gein, Léon Degrelle, Soichiro Honda, Hassan al-Banna, and Hans Asperger. After him are Léopold Sédar Senghor, Josef Kramer, John Huston, Wassily Leontief, James E. Webb, and Hans Bethe. Among people deceased in 1977, Alexey Stakhanov ranks 16Before him are Jacques Prévert, René Goscinny, Aleksandr Vasilevsky, Joan Crawford, Makarios III, and Anaïs Nin. After him are Kurt Schuschnigg, Ernst Bloch, Francis Gary Powers, Howard Hawks, Princess Charlotte, Duchess of Valentinois, and Bing Crosby.

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Among people born in Russia, Alexey Stakhanov ranks 160 out of 3,262Before him are Paul Karrer (1889), Vladimir Vysotsky (1938), Andrey Kolmogorov (1903), Viktor Zubkov (1941), Alexei Leonov (1934), and Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia (1657). After him are Raisa Gorbacheva (1932), Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia (1690), Johannes Blaskowitz (1883), Witold Pilecki (1901), El Lissitzky (1890), and Sergey Shoygu (1955).


Among social activists born in Russia, Alexey Stakhanov ranks 3Before him are Yemelyan Pugachev (1742) and Stenka Razin (1630). After him are Witold Pilecki (1901), Aleksandr Ulyanov (1866), Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya (1923), Sergey Nechayev (1847), Ilya Ulyanov (1831), Alexei Navalny (1976), Vladimir Bukovsky (1942), Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov (1890), and Maria Spiridonova (1884).