David Riazanov

1870 - 1938

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David Riazanov (Russian: Дави́д Ряза́нов), born David Borisovich Goldendakh (Russian: Дави́д Бори́сович Гольдендах; 10 March 1870 – 21 January 1938), was a Russian revolutionary, historian, bibliographer and archivist. Riazanov founded the Marx–Engels Institute and edited the first large-scale effort to publish the collected works of these two founders of the modern socialist movement. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of David Riazanov has received more than 70,338 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). David Riazanov is the 240th most popular social activist (up from 245th in 2019), the 289th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 304th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Ukrainian Social Activist.

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Over the past year David Riazanov has had the most page views in the with 9,514 views, followed by English (9,131), and Spanish (2,804). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Chinese (460.77%), Latin (73.98%), and Catalan (44.44%)


Among social activists, David Riazanov ranks 240 out of 840Before him are Jayaprakash Narayan, Viktors Arājs, Simon bar Giora, Nimr al-Nimr, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Marina Ginestà. After him are David Lane, Maria Altmann, Stjepan Filipović, Vera Figner, Diana Budisavljević, and Vandana Shiva.

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Among people born in 1870, David Riazanov ranks 64Before him are Florent Schmitt, Vladimir Purishkevich, Helge von Koch, Leopold Godowsky, Guillaume Lekeu, and Emil Orlík. After him are Herbert Kilpin, Saki, Georges Claude, Thomas Byles, Leonid Krasin, and Princess Helena Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein. Among people deceased in 1938, David Riazanov ranks 78Before him are Pavel Dybenko, Otto von Lossow, Emile Vandervelde, Ivana Brlić-Mažuranić, Leopold Godowsky, and Princess Maria Antonietta of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. After him are Bernd Rosemeyer, Sholem Schwarzbard, Nikolai Krylenko, Christen C. Raunkiær, Max Factor, and William Henry Pickering.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, David Riazanov ranks 289 out of 1,365Before him are Efim Geller (1925), Boris Lyatoshinsky (1894), Irina Press (1939), Olena Zelenska (1978), Zalmoxis (-713), and Theophan Prokopovich (1681). After him are Vasyl Sukhomlynsky (1918), Shaul Tchernichovsky (1875), Maxim Berezovsky (1745), Sholem Schwarzbard (1886), Ahad Ha'am (1856), and Vsevolod Garshin (1855).


Among social activists born in Ukraine, David Riazanov ranks 6Before him are Simon Wiesenthal (1908), Fanny Kaplan (1890), Georgy Gapon (1870), Alexander Pechersky (1909), and Haim Arlosoroff (1899). After him are Sergei Kovalev (1930), Petro Grigorenko (1907), Maria Nikiforova (1885), Borys Romanchenko (1926), Olga Lepeshinskaya (1916), and Leo Deutsch (1855).