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Edvard Kardelj

1910 - 1979

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Edvard Kardelj (pronounced [ˈéːdʋaɾt kaɾˈdéːl]; 27 January 1910 – 10 February 1979), also known by the pseudonyms Bevc, Sperans and Krištof, was a Yugoslav politician and economist. He was one of the leading members of the Communist Party of Slovenia before World War II. During the war, Kardelj was one of the leaders of the Liberation Front of the Slovenian People and a Slovene Partisan, and after the war, he was a federal political leader in the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and led the Yugoslav delegation in peace talks with Italy over the border dispute in the Julian March. He was the main creator of the Yugoslav system of workers' self-management. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edvard Kardelj has received more than 218,816 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Edvard Kardelj is the 3,839th most popular politician (down from 3,259th in 2019), the 13th most popular biography from Slovenia (down from 11th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Slovene Politician.

Edvard Kardelj was a Yugoslavian communist who was instrumental in the formation of the Non-Aligned Movement. He was one of the leading theoreticians of the Yugoslavian Communist Party and was also a member of the party's Politburo.

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Among politicians, Edvard Kardelj ranks 3,839 out of 15,577Before him are Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden, António Lobo Antunes, Malcolm IV of Scotland, Félix Houphouët-Boigny, Peter I, Duke of Bourbon, and Constance of Antioch. After him are Anitta, Kaarlo Juho Ståhlberg, King Cheng of Zhou, Pepin the Hunchback, Shimon bar Yochai, and Gülbahar Hatun.

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Among people born in 1910, Edvard Kardelj ranks 45Before him are Joseph Kasa-Vubu, António de Spínola, Michel Aflaq, Ne Win, Galina Ulanova, and Meša Selimović. After him are Princess María de las Mercedes of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Archer Martin, Eero Saarinen, Lobsang Rampa, John Sturges, and Shunichi Kumai. Among people deceased in 1979, Edvard Kardelj ranks 39Before him are Francisco Macías Nguema, Shin'ichirō Tomonaga, Peggy Guggenheim, Mary Pickford, Pier Luigi Nervi, and Nicholas Ray. After him are Louis Chiron, Giulio Natta, Feodor Lynen, Otto Robert Frisch, Aleksei N. Leontiev, and Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Edvard Kardelj ranks 13 out of 295Before him are Milan Kučan (1941), Arkan (1952), Santorio Santorio (1561), Janez Janša (1958), Hemma of Gurk (980), and Borut Pahor (1963). After him are Carlos, Duke of Madrid (1848), Franz Miklosich (1813), Ivan Cankar (1876), Melania Trump (1970), Wilhelm von Tegetthoff (1827), and Jernej Kopitar (1780).

Among POLITICIANS In Slovenia

Among politicians born in Slovenia, Edvard Kardelj ranks 6Before him are Barbara of Cilli (1392), Milan Kučan (1941), Arkan (1952), Janez Janša (1958), and Borut Pahor (1963). After him are Janez Drnovšek (1950), Aleksander Čeferin (1967), Hermann II, Count of Celje (1361), Danilo Türk (1952), Anton Korošec (1872), and Prince Andrew of Yugoslavia (1929).