Anna of Russia

1693 - 1740

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Anna Ioannovna (Russian: Анна Иоанновна; 7 February [O.S. 28 January] 1693 – 28 October [O.S. 17 October] 1740), also spelled Anna Ivanovna and sometimes anglicized as Anne, was regent of the duchy of Courland from 1711 until 1730 and then ruled as Empress of Russia from 1730 to 1740. Much of her administration was defined or heavily influenced by actions set in motion by her uncle, Peter the Great, such as the lavish building projects in St. Petersburg, funding the Russian Academy of Science, and measures which generally favored the nobility, such as the repeal of a primogeniture law in 1730. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anna of Russia has received more than 1,092,704 page views. Her biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Anna of Russia is the 525th most popular politician (up from 535th in 2019), the 68th most popular biography from Russia (down from 67th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Russian Politician.

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Among politicians, Anna of Russia ranks 525 out of 15,710. Before her are Olaf Tryggvason, Emperor Wu of Han, Constantius Chlorus, Umar II, Neville Chamberlain, and Valens. After her are Philip III of France, Moon Jae-in, George III of the United Kingdom, Ptolemy II Philadelphus, Leopold III of Belgium, and Rudolf I of Germany.

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Among people born in 1693, Anna of Russia ranks 2Before her is Pope Clement XIII. After her are James Bradley, John Harrison, Anne Sophie Reventlow, Louise Élisabeth de Bourbon, Countess Palatine Elisabeth Auguste Sofie of Neuburg, Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle, Georg Rafael Donner, Abul Khair Khan, Alexey Bestuzhev-Ryumin, and John Lombe. Among people deceased in 1740, Anna of Russia ranks 3Before her are Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor and Pope Clement XII. After her are Frederick William I of Prussia, Maria Anna of Neuburg, Tahmasp II, Abbas III, Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon, Antonio Lotti, Jan Kupecký, Baji Rao I, and Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst.

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Among people born in Russia, Anna of Russia ranks 68 out of 2,688. Before her are Boris Godunov (1552), Konstantin Stanislavski (1863), Feodor I of Russia (1557), Andrei Sakharov (1921), Frederick I of Prussia (1657), and Peter Kropotkin (1842). After her are Peter II of Russia (1715), Ivan III of Russia (1440), Anna Pavlova (1881), Andrei Rublev (1360), Peter Carl Fabergé (1846), and Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia (1904).


Among politicians born in Russia, Anna of Russia ranks 25Before her are Vyacheslav Molotov (1890), Rurik (830), Vladimir the Great (958), Boris Godunov (1552), Feodor I of Russia (1557), and Frederick I of Prussia (1657). After her are Peter II of Russia (1715), Ivan III of Russia (1440), Michael of Russia (1596), Yaroslav the Wise (978), Grigory Potemkin (1739), and Turhan Hatice Sultan (1627).