Anastas Mikoyan

1895 - 1978

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Anastas Ivanovich Mikoyan (; Russian: Анастас Иванович Микоян; Armenian: Անաստաս Հովհաննեսի Միկոյան, romanized: Anastas Hovhannesi Mikoyan; 25 November [O.S. 13 November] 1895 – 21 October 1978) was a Soviet politician and revolutionary who served as the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet, the head of state of the Soviet Union. A member of the Communist Party's Central Committee from 1923, he was the only Soviet figure who managed to remain at the highest levels of power from the days of Lenin, through the eras of Stalin and Khrushchev, and to his retirement under Brezhnev. An ethnic Armenian, Mikoyan joined the Bolsheviks in 1915, and following the October Revolution of 1917 participated in the Baku Commune. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anastas Mikoyan has received more than 1,198,110 page views. His biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Anastas Mikoyan is the 1,500th most popular politician (down from 1,418th in 2019), the 5th most popular biography from Armenia and the 3rd most popular Armenian Politician.

Anastas Mikoyan was a Soviet politician and Soviet statesman during the Stalin era. He served as the First Deputy Premier of the Soviet Union, Minister of Foreign Trade, and Minister of Light Industry.

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Among politicians, Anastas Mikoyan ranks 1,500 out of 19,576Before him are Michael II, Jim Mattis, Lorenzo de' Medici, Duke of Urbino, Constantine III, Prince Marko, and Emperor Suizei. After him are Empress Myeongseong, Ferdinand III of Castile, Hyojong of Joseon, Algirdas, Baldwin I, Latin Emperor, and Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria.

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Among people born in 1895, Anastas Mikoyan ranks 28Before him are Ludvík Svoboda, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Folke Bernadotte, Paul Hindemith, Aleksandr Vasilevsky, and Semyon Timoshenko. After him are Gerhard Domagk, Cemal Gürsel, Ragnar Frisch, Rudolph Valentino, Oskar Dirlewanger, and Artturi Ilmari Virtanen. Among people deceased in 1978, Anastas Mikoyan ranks 14Before him are Jacques Brel, Giorgio de Chirico, Manne Siegbahn, Adolf Dassler, Umberto Nobile, and Ramón Mercader. After him are Ricardo Zamora, John Cazale, Harry Martinson, Kurt Student, Houari Boumédiène, and Margaret Mead.

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In Armenia

Among people born in Armenia, Anastas Mikoyan ranks 5 out of 163Before him are George Gurdjieff (1866), Tigranes the Great (-140), Gregory the Illuminator (257), and Leo V the Armenian (775). After him are Najm ad-Din Ayyub (1100), Artem Mikoyan (1905), Shirkuh (1100), Hayk (410), Tiridates III of Armenia (255), Albert Azaryan (1929), and Khachatur Abovian (1805).

Among POLITICIANS In Armenia

Among politicians born in Armenia, Anastas Mikoyan ranks 3Before him are Tigranes the Great (-140), and Leo V the Armenian (775). After him are Najm ad-Din Ayyub (1100), Shirkuh (1100), Hayk (410), Tiridates III of Armenia (255), Albert Azaryan (1929), Vahagn Khachaturyan (1959), Ashot I of Armenia (820), Vologases V (130), and Tigranes III (-100).