Dmitry Donskoy

1350 - 1389

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Dmitry Ivanovich Donskoy (Russian: Дми́трий Ива́нович Донско́й; 12 October 1350 – 19 May 1389) was Prince of Moscow from 1359 and Grand Prince of Vladimir from 1363 until his death. He was the heir of Ivan II. He was the first prince of Moscow to openly challenge Mongol authority in Russia. In traditional Russian historiography, he is regarded as a Russian national hero and a central figure of the Russian Middle Ages. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dmitry Donskoy has received more than 478,960 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 60 in 2019). Dmitry Donskoy is the 77th most popular nobleman (up from 79th in 2019), the 135th most popular biography from Russia (up from 140th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Russian Nobleman.

Dmitry Donskoy was a prince of Moscow and the first to unite Russia in the 13th century. He is most famous for his victory over the Mongol army at Kulikovo Field in 1380.

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Over the past year Dmitry Donskoy has had the most page views in the with 292,088 views, followed by English (75,847), and Ukrainian (10,011). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Lezgian (74.10%), Kirghiz (50.48%), and Egyptian Arabic (49.51%)


Among noblemen, Dmitry Donskoy ranks 77 out of 1,415Before him are Lady Jane Grey, Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Princess Margaret of Connaught, Albert II, Prince of Monaco, Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine, and Henrietta of England. After him are Duke Maximilian Joseph in Bavaria, Pepin of Landen, Cleopatra of Macedon, Elisabeth Farnese, Michael Andreas Barclay de Tolly, and Ramesses IV.

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Among people born in 1350, Dmitry Donskoy ranks 6Before him are Pope Boniface IX, John of Nepomuk, Malhun Hatun, Miloš Obilić, and Manuel II Palaiologos. After him are Vincent Ferrer, Margaret III, Countess of Flanders, John I of Aragon, Ivan Shishman of Bulgaria, Pierre d'Ailly, and Urus Khan. Among people deceased in 1389, Dmitry Donskoy ranks 5Before him are Murad I, Hafez, Pope Urban VI, and Miloš Obilić. After him are Lazar of Serbia, U of Goryeo, Gülçiçek Hatun, William I, Duke of Bavaria, Chang of Goryeo, Hayam Wuruk, and Albert IV, Duke of Mecklenburg.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Dmitry Donskoy ranks 135 out of 3,761Before him are Vasili III of Russia (1479), Nikolai Yezhov (1895), Sergei Yesenin (1895), Valery Legasov (1936), Alexei Rykov (1881), and Anna Pavlovna of Russia (1795). After him are Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897), Pyotr Bagration (1765), Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899), Aleksandr Vasilevsky (1895), Nikolai Lobachevsky (1792), and Arnold Sommerfeld (1868).

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