1865 - 1927

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Andranik Ozanian, commonly known as General Andranik or simply Andranik; (25 February 1865 – 31 August 1927), was an Armenian military commander and statesman, the best known fedayi and a key figure of the Armenian national liberation movement. From the late 19th century to the early 20th century, he was one of the main Armenian leaders of military efforts for the independence of Armenia. He became active in an armed struggle against the Ottoman government and Kurdish irregulars in the late 1880s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andranik has received more than 275,522 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Andranik is the 213th most popular military personnel (up from 267th in 2019), the 216th most popular biography from Türkiye (up from 259th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Military Personnel.

Andranik is most famous for leading the Armenian Revolutionary Army and liberating Armenia from the Ottoman Empire.

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Over the past year Andranik has had the most page views in the with 78,467 views, followed by Russian (48,720), and English (43,041). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Catalan (99.62%), Esperanto (96.63%), and Latvian (90.45%)


Among military personnels, Andranik ranks 213 out of 2,058Before him are Yue Fei, George Armstrong Custer, Erhard Milch, Erich von dem Bach-Zelewski, Slobodan Praljak, and Sun Ce. After him are Muhammad bin Qasim, Han Xin, Friedrich Olbricht, Wilhelm Burgdorf, Marcus Claudius Marcellus, and Charles V, Duke of Lorraine.

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Among people born in 1865, Andranik ranks 16Before him are Ferdinand I of Romania, Arthur Harden, W. B. Yeats, Carl Nielsen, Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, and Sven Hedin. After him are Philipp Scheidemann, Paul Dukas, Émile Jaques-Dalcroze, Alfred Hugenberg, Benjamin Guggenheim, and Frederick Augustus III of Saxony. Among people deceased in 1927, Andranik ranks 10Before him are Willem Einthoven, Juan Gris, Ferdinand I of Romania, Albrecht Kossel, Carlota of Mexico, and Gaston Leroux. After him are Houston Stewart Chamberlain, Kang Youwei, Hugo Ball, Georg Brandes, Jerome K. Jerome, and Giuseppe Moscati.

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In Türkiye

Among people born in Türkiye, Andranik ranks 216 out of 1,347Before him are Adnan Menderes (1899), Romanos III Argyros (968), Sabbas the Sanctified (439), Herophilos (-335), Thābit ibn Qurra (836), and Alexios II Komnenos (1169). After him are Philippikos Bardanes (700), Beyhan Sultan (1497), Fahri Korutürk (1903), Gregory Thaumaturgus (213), Heraclides Ponticus (-385), and Theodosius III (700).


Among military personnels born in Türkiye, Andranik ranks 4Before him are Stilicho (359), Narses (478), and Dragut (1485). After him are Eumenes (-362), Thomas the Slav (800), Laskarina Bouboulina (1771), Osman Nuri Pasha (1832), Heraclius the Elder (600), Kemal Reis (1451), Lala Şahin Pasha (1330), and Alexios Apokaukos (1250).