Christian Rakovsky

1873 - 1941

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Christian Georgievich Rakovsky (Russian: Христиа́н Гео́ргиевич Рако́вский; Bulgarian: Кръстьо Георгиев Станчев, Христия́н Георги́ев Рако́вски; August 13 [O.S. August 1] 1873 – September 11, 1941) was a Bulgarian-born socialist revolutionary, a Bolshevik politician and Soviet diplomat and statesman; he was also noted as a journalist, physician, and essayist. Rakovsky's political career took him throughout the Balkans and into France and Imperial Russia; for part of his life, he was also a Romanian citizen. A lifelong collaborator of Leon Trotsky, he was a prominent activist of the Second International, involved in politics with the Bulgarian Workers' Social Democratic Party, Romanian Social Democratic Party, and the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christian Rakovsky has received more than 180,147 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Christian Rakovsky is the 3,269th most popular politician (up from 3,298th in 2019), the 31st most popular biography from Bulgaria (down from 30th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Bulgarian Politician.

Christian Rakovsky is most famous for his role in the trial of Leon Trotsky in Mexico in 1937.

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Among politicians, Christian Rakovsky ranks 3,269 out of 15,710Before him are Henry II, Count of Champagne, Edvard Kardelj, Mihnea cel Rău, Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, and Abdelmadjid Tebboune. After him are Eric II of Norway, Jean Moulin, Ramiro II of Aragon, Friedrich-Wilhelm Krüger, Margaret of France, Duchess of Berry, and Cylon of Athens.

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Among people born in 1873, Christian Rakovsky ranks 26Before him are Sándor Ferenczi, Hans von Euler-Chelpin, Feodor Chaliapin, Otto Loewi, Francisco I. Madero, and Max Reinhardt. After him are Ejnar Hertzsprung, Kyösti Kallio, Ray Ewry, Charles Péguy, Alice Guy-Blaché, and Pavlo Skoropadskyi. Among people deceased in 1941, Christian Rakovsky ranks 34Before him are Eduard von Böhm-Ermolli, Henri Lebesgue, Alexej von Jawlensky, Günther Lütjens, Émile Bernard, and Frederick Griffith. After him are Gottfried Feder, Sherwood Anderson, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, Kurt Koffka, Louis Chevrolet, and Mikhail Kirponos.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Christian Rakovsky ranks 31 out of 313Before him are Sylvie Vartan (1944), Hristo Stoichkov (1966), Kaloyan of Bulgaria (1168), Fritz Zwicky (1898), Nicolai Ghiaurov (1929), and Ivan Asen II of Bulgaria (1195). After him are Vlado Chernozemski (1897), Vasil Levski (1837), Michael Shishman of Bulgaria (1280), Boris Christoff (1914), Georgi Markov (1929), and John of Rila (876).

Among POLITICIANS In Bulgaria

Among politicians born in Bulgaria, Christian Rakovsky ranks 18Before him are Boris I of Bulgaria (828), Tiberius II Constantine (520), Kubrat (605), Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1937), Kaloyan of Bulgaria (1168), and Ivan Asen II of Bulgaria (1195). After him are Michael Shishman of Bulgaria (1280), Petar Mladenov (1936), Zhelyu Zhelev (1935), Kiril, Prince of Preslav (1895), Ivan Shishman of Bulgaria (1350), and Boyko Borisov (1959).