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 197,652 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia. Edvard Kardelj is the 3,264th most popular politician (down from 2,825th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Slovenia and the 4th 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 3,264 out of 15,710Before him are Maria Leopoldine of Austria, Karl Lueger, Philetaerus, Cleopatra V of Egypt, Princess Lilian, Duchess of Halland, and Henry II, Count of Champagne. After him are Mihnea cel Rău, Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani, Abdelmadjid Tebboune, Christian Rakovsky, and Eric II of Norway.

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Among people born in 1910, Edvard Kardelj ranks 43Before him are Pierre Schaeffer, Galina Ulanova, Michel Aflaq, August Landmesser, Meša Selimović, and Erich Kempka. After him are Luise Rainer, Jean-Louis Barrault, J. Allen Hynek, António de Spínola, Lobsang Rampa, and Abd al-Aziz ibn Baz. Among people deceased in 1979, Edvard Kardelj ranks 37Before him are Werner Forssmann, Mary Pickford, Jean Seberg, Robert Burns Woodward, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, and Peggy Guggenheim. After him are Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth, Feodor Lynen, Pier Luigi Nervi, Giulio Natta, and Dimitri Tiomkin.

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In Slovenia

Among people born in Slovenia, Edvard Kardelj ranks 11 out of 247Before him are France Prešeren (1800), Hugo Wolf (1860), Jože Plečnik (1872), Arkan (1952), Melania Trump (1970), and Milan Kučan (1941). After him are Franz Miklosich (1813), Carlos, Duke of Madrid (1848), Ivan Cankar (1876), Jernej Kopitar (1780), Borut Pahor (1963), and Janez Janša (1958).

Among POLITICIANS In Slovenia

Among politicians born in Slovenia, Edvard Kardelj ranks 4Before him are Barbara of Cilli (1392), Arkan (1952), and Milan Kučan (1941). After him are Borut Pahor (1963), Janez Janša (1958), Janez Drnovšek (1950), Hermann II, Count of Celje (1361), Anton Korošec (1872), Danilo Türk (1952), Aleksander Čeferin (1967), and Lojze Peterle (1948).