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 russified as Anna Ivanovna and sometimes anglicized as Anne, served as 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 (r. 1682–1725), such as the lavish building projects in St. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anna of Russia has received more than 1,585,270 page views. Her biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Anna of Russia is the 507th most popular politician (up from 525th in 2019), the 65th most popular biography from Russia (up from 68th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Politician.

Anna of Russia was most famous for being the wife of Nicholas II, the last tsar of Russia.

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Among politicians, Anna of Russia ranks 507 out of 15,577Before her are Jean-Baptiste Colbert, Heraklonas, Sukarno, Frederick William I of Prussia, Abdulmejid II, and Norodom Sihanouk. After her are Moctezuma II, Syngman Rhee, Didius Julianus, Ludwig II of Bavaria, Aurelian, and Constantine II of Greece.

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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, Countess Palatine Elisabeth Auguste Sofie of Neuburg, Louise Élisabeth de Bourbon, Abul Khair Khan, Thomas Pelham-Holles, 1st Duke of Newcastle, Georg Rafael Donner, Alexey Bestuzhev-Ryumin, and John Lombe. Among people deceased in 1740, Anna of Russia ranks 4Before her are Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor, Pope Clement XII, and Frederick William I of Prussia. After her are Maria Anna of Neuburg, Tahmasp II, Abbas III, Louis Henri, Duke of Bourbon, Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, Antonio Lotti, Jan Kupecký, and Princess Magdalena Augusta of Anhalt-Zerbst.

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Among people born in Russia, Anna of Russia ranks 65 out of 3,262Before her are Georg Cantor (1845), Feodor I of Russia (1557), Vasily Zaitsev (1915), Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia (1904), Ivan Turgenev (1818), and Peter II of Russia (1715). After her are Dmitry Medvedev (1965), Georgy Malenkov (1902), Peter Kropotkin (1842), Rudolf Nureyev (1938), Frederick I of Prussia (1657), and Peter Carl Fabergé (1846).


Among politicians born in Russia, Anna of Russia ranks 27Before her are Vladimir the Great (958), Boris Godunov (1552), Sergey Lavrov (1950), Rurik (830), Feodor I of Russia (1557), and Peter II of Russia (1715). After her are Dmitry Medvedev (1965), Georgy Malenkov (1902), Frederick I of Prussia (1657), Yaroslav the Wise (978), Ivan III of Russia (1440), and Grigory Potemkin (1739).