New games! PlayTrivia andBirthle.


David Riazanov

1870 - 1938

Photo of David Riazanov

Icon of person David Riazanov

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 65,734 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). David Riazanov is the 242nd most popular social activist (down from 225th in 2019), the 307th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 289th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Ukrainian Social Activist.

Memorability Metrics

  • 66k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 54.34

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 19

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.66

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.81

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of David Riazanovs by language


Among social activists, David Riazanov ranks 242 out of 538Before him are Mentor of Rhodes, Gretl Braun, Carl Hagenbeck, Kate Sheppard, Juliana of Stolberg, and Vera Figner. After him are Jan Gotlib Bloch, Tuvia Bielski, Sheikh Said, Coretta Scott King, Marsha P. Johnson, and Itagaki Taisuke.

Most Popular Social Activists in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings


Among people born in 1870, David Riazanov ranks 71Before him are Géza Maróczy, Leonid Krasin, Saki, Helmer Hanssen, Emil Orlík, and Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov. After him are Motobu Chōki, Friedrich Freiherr Kress von Kressenstein, Dadasaheb Phalke, Princess Adelgunde of Bavaria, Ada Negri, and Friedrich Karl Arnold Schwassmann. Among people deceased in 1938, David Riazanov ranks 89Before him are Ante Trumbić, William Henry Pickering, Octavian Goga, Émile Cohl, George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven, and Fayzulla Khodzhayev. After him are Jānis K. Bērziņš, Frigyes Karinthy, Reginald Johnston, Andrei Bubnov, William Wallace Campbell, and Ahn Changho.

Others Born in 1870

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1938

Go to all Rankings

In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, David Riazanov ranks 307 out of 1,083Before him are Sergey Kamenev (1881), Hilarion of Kiev (990), Mark Taimanov (1926), Natan Sharansky (1948), Irina Press (1939), and Adam Zagajewski (1945). After him are Valentin Kataev (1897), Fedor Emelianenko (1976), Volodymyr Holubnychy (1936), Vsevolod Garshin (1855), Arkady Luxemburg (1939), and Ciprian Porumbescu (1853).


Among social activists born in Ukraine, David Riazanov ranks 4Before him are Simon Wiesenthal (1908), Georgy Gapon (1870), and Sergei Kovalev (1930). After him are Olga Lepeshinskaya (1916), Anna Sharyhina (1978), and Ihor Kostenko (1991).