Edward Ochab

1906 - 1989

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Edward Ochab (Polish: [ˈɛdvart ˈɔxap]; 16 August 1906 – 1 May 1989) was a Polish communist politician and top leader of Poland between March and October 1956. As a member of the Communist Party of Poland from 1929, he was repeatedly imprisoned for his activities under the Polish government of the time. In 1939 Ochab participated in the Defense of Warsaw but afterwards moved to the Soviet Union, where he became an early organizer and manager in the Union of Polish Patriots. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Edward Ochab has received more than 66,629 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Edward Ochab is the 9,761st most popular politician (down from 8,980th in 2019), the 606th most popular biography from Poland (down from 510th in 2019) and the 153rd most popular Polish Politician.

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Among politicians, Edward Ochab ranks 9,761 out of 15,710Before him are Agathe Uwilingiyimana, Nicolae Titulescu, Achilles Painter, Rædwald of East Anglia, Louis VII, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt, and Roberto Micheletti. After him are Gnaeus Domitius Ahenobarbus, Ricardo Martinelli, Chuan Leekpai, Zeng Gong, Erishum I, and Moritz Leuenberger.

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Among people born in 1906, Edward Ochab ranks 156Before him are Renate Müller, Zinka Milanov, J. R. Jayewardene, Flávio Costa, Alec Issigonis, and Pietro Serantoni. After him are Olena Teliha, Hamazasp Babadzhanian, Yakov Malik, Andrey Nikolayevich Tikhonov, Friz Freleng, and Eraldo Monzeglio. Among people deceased in 1989, Edward Ochab ranks 118Before him are Carl Dahlhaus, Zinka Milanov, Leyla Mammadbeyova, Diana Vreeland, Robert Penn Warren, and Henri Sauguet. After him are Georges Schehadé, Chen Boda, Luiz Gonzaga, Kaj Franck, Edoardo Amaldi, and Jean-Michel Charlier.

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Among people born in Poland, Edward Ochab ranks 606 out of 1,231Before him are Karl Friedrich Lessing (1808), Samuel Thomas von Sömmerring (1755), Heinrich George (1893), Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1865), Andrzej Panufnik (1914), and Zofia Kossak-Szczucka (1889). After him are Holger Czukay (1938), Walther Wever (1887), Paweł Strzelecki (1797), Stanisław Konarski (1700), Martin Kutta (1867), and Aleksander Orłowski (1777).


Among politicians born in Poland, Edward Ochab ranks 153Before him are Frederick Ferdinand, Duke of Anhalt-Köthen (1769), Ewa Kopacz (1956), Shulamit Aloni (1928), Beata Szydło (1963), Władysław Bartoszewski (1922), and Józef Wybicki (1747). After him are Joachim Lelewel (1786), Joseph Serchuk (1919), Paul Löbe (1875), Wincenty Witos (1874), Haroun Tazieff (1914), and Julian Marchlewski (1866).