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Drastamat Kanayan

1884 - 1956

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Drastamat Kanayan (Armenian: Դրաստամատ Կանայեան; 31 May 1884 – 8 March 1956), better known as Dro (Դրօ), was an Armenian military commander and politician. He was a member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation. He briefly served as Defence Minister of the First Republic of Armenia in 1920, during the country's brief independence. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Drastamat Kanayan has received more than 150,236 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Drastamat Kanayan is the 5,993rd most popular politician (down from 5,667th in 2019), the 537th most popular biography from Turkey and the 274th most popular Turkish Politician.

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Among politicians, Drastamat Kanayan ranks 5,993 out of 15,577Before him are Mōri Terumoto, Jovan Vladimir, Bona of Savoy, Marie-Louise Meilleur, Walter Simons, and Theodore Metochites. After him are Leopold, Prince of Salerno, Diagoras of Rhodes, John II, Count of Holland, Hydatius, Cai Yong, and Ebroin.

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Among people born in 1884, Drastamat Kanayan ranks 59Before him are Clark L. Hull, Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Georges Duhamel, Wilhelm Backhaus, Johan Laidoner, and Eugène Tisserant. After him are Alexander Belyaev, Halide Edib Adıvar, Yasuji Okamura, Félix Gouin, Maxwell Perkins, and Claude Dornier. Among people deceased in 1956, Drastamat Kanayan ranks 54Before him are Otto Schmidt, Josep Puig i Cadafalch, Alben W. Barkley, Thomas J. Watson, Pío Baroja, and Walter Sydney Adams. After him are Michael Ventris, Alexander Fadeyev, Gianpiero Combi, David Seymour, Miklós Nyiszli, and Alexander Korda.

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Among people born in Turkey, Drastamat Kanayan ranks 537 out of 1,301Before him are Symeon the New Theologian (949), Yaşar Kemal (1923), Walter Sydney Adams (1876), Leo V, King of Armenia (1342), Jovan Vladimir (990), and Theodore Metochites (1270). After him are Barlaam of Seminara (1290), Neslişah Sultan (1921), Muhammad Said Ramadan al-Bouti (1929), Doukas (1400), Kemal Sunal (1944), and Şehzade Korkut (1467).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Drastamat Kanayan ranks 274Before him are Devlet Hatun (1361), Fevzi Çakmak (1876), Apollonius Molon (-200), Leo V, King of Armenia (1342), Jovan Vladimir (990), and Theodore Metochites (1270). After him are Şehzade Korkut (1467), Tervel of Bulgaria (675), Proclus of Constantinople (310), Bohemond VI of Antioch (1237), Alexandros Mavrokordatos (1791), and Halide Edib Adıvar (1884).