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Anna Pavlova

1881 - 1931

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Anna Pavlovna Pavlova (born Anna Matveyevna Pavlova; 12 February [O.S. 31 January] 1881 – 23 January 1931) was a Russian prima ballerina of the late 19th and the early 20th centuries. She was a principal artist of the Imperial Russian Ballet and the Ballets Russes of Sergei Diaghilev. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anna Pavlova has received more than 1,638,920 page views. Her biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia. Anna Pavlova is the 5th most popular dancer (down from 4th in 2019), the 80th most popular biography from Russia (down from 71st in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Russian Dancer.

Anna Pavlova is most famous for her ballet performances.

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Among dancers, Anna Pavlova ranks 5 out of 76Before her are Mata Hari, Isadora Duncan, Josephine Baker, and Rudolf Nureyev. After her are Vaslav Nijinsky, Pina Bausch, Marius Petipa, Bobby Farrell, Margot Fonteyn, Maurice Béjart, and Maya Plisetskaya.

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Among people born in 1881, Anna Pavlova ranks 7Before her are Pablo Picasso, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Alexander Fleming, Pope John XXIII, Stefan Zweig, and Béla Bartók. After her are Kliment Voroshilov, Lu Xun, Enver Pasha, Hans Kelsen, Ludwig von Mises, and Alexander Kerensky. Among people deceased in 1931, Anna Pavlova ranks 5Before her are Thomas Edison, Gustave Le Bon, Khalil Gibran, and Lili Elbe. After her are Omar Mukhtar, Otto Wallach, Geli Raubal, Arthur Schnitzler, Albert A. Michelson, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, and George Herbert Mead.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Anna Pavlova ranks 80 out of 3,262Before her are Lou Andreas-Salomé (1861), Andrei Sakharov (1921), Konstantin Stanislavski (1863), Alexander Scriabin (1871), Ivan III of Russia (1440), and Mikhail Kutuzov (1745). After her are Roman Jakobson (1896), Grigory Potemkin (1739), Michael of Russia (1596), Wilhelm Wien (1864), Alexander Borodin (1833), and Alexis of Russia (1629).

Among DANCERS In Russia

Among dancers born in Russia, Anna Pavlova ranks 2Before her are Rudolf Nureyev (1938). After her are Maya Plisetskaya (1925), Michel Fokine (1880), George Balanchine (1904), Galina Ulanova (1910), Tamara Karsavina (1885), Agrippina Vaganova (1879), Lev Ivanov (1834), Alexander Godunov (1949), Léonide Massine (1896), and Lydia Lopokova (1892).