Andrei Zhdanov

1896 - 1948

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Andrei Alexandrovich Zhdanov (Russian: Андре́й Алекса́ндрович Жда́нов, IPA: [ɐnˈdrej ɐlʲɪˈksandrəvʲɪtɕ ˈʐdanəf]; 26 February [O.S. 14 February] 1896 – 31 August 1948) was a Soviet Communist Party leader, former academic of theology, and cultural ideologist. After World War II, Zhdanov was thought to be the successor-in-waiting to Joseph Stalin but died before him. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrei Zhdanov has received more than 392,808 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Andrei Zhdanov is the 1,160th most popular politician (up from 1,381st in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 49th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Andrei Zhdanov was a Soviet politician and the head of the Communist Party in the Soviet Union. He was most famous for being the first secretary of the Communist Party of the Karelo-Finnish SSR and the Leningrad Oblast.

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Among politicians, Andrei Zhdanov ranks 1,160 out of 15,710Before him are Alfredo Stroessner, Şehzade Cihangir, Juan Antonio Samaranch, Margaret of Parma, Louis, Dauphin of France, and Yitzhak Shamir. After him are Cnut the Great, Frederick III, Elector of Saxony, Martti Ahtisaari, Ptolemy V Epiphanes, Takeda Shingen, and William II of the Netherlands.

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Among people born in 1896, Andrei Zhdanov ranks 14Before him are Tristan Tzara, Roman Jakobson, Antonin Artaud, Trygve Lie, Konstantin Rokossovsky, and Klement Gottwald. After him are Oswald Mosley, Felix Steiner, Paula Hitler, Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Anna Anderson, and Howard Hawks. Among people deceased in 1948, Andrei Zhdanov ranks 10Before him are Edvard Beneš, Hideki Tojo, Franz Lehár, Antonin Artaud, Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, and Walther von Brauchitsch. After him are Folke Bernadotte, Osamu Dazai, Johannes Blaskowitz, Karl Brandt, Babe Ruth, and Nikolai Berdyaev.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Andrei Zhdanov ranks 39 out of 913Before him are Nestor Makhno (1888), Igor Sikorsky (1889), Sholem Aleichem (1859), George Gamow (1904), Grigory Zinoviev (1883), and Joseph Roth (1894). After him are Viktor Yanukovych (1950), Simon Wiesenthal (1908), Sviatoslav Richter (1915), Ilya Ehrenburg (1891), Ivan Mazepa (1639), and Viktor Yushchenko (1954).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Andrei Zhdanov ranks 12Before him are Hafsa Sultan (1479), Kliment Voroshilov (1881), Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), Stepan Bandera (1909), and Grigory Zinoviev (1883). After him are Viktor Yanukovych (1950), Ivan Mazepa (1639), Viktor Yushchenko (1954), Andrey Vyshinsky (1883), Moshe Sharett (1894), and Vladimir II Monomakh (1053).