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Fanny Kaplan

1890 - 1918

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Fanny Efimovna Kaplan (Russian: Фа́нни Ефи́мовна Капла́н; real name Feiga Haimovna Roytblat, Фейга Хаимовна Ройтблат; February 10, 1890 – September 3, 1918) was a Ukrainian Jewish woman, Socialist-Revolutionary, and early Soviet dissident. She was arrested for the attempted assassination of Vladimir Lenin and was executed by the Cheka in 1918. As a member of the Socialist Revolutionary Party, Kaplan viewed Lenin as a "traitor to the revolution" when the Bolsheviks enacted one-party rule and banned her party. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fanny Kaplan has received more than 597,618 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Fanny Kaplan is the 2,137th most popular politician (down from 1,798th in 2019), the 72nd most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 60th in 2019) and the 28th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Fanny Kaplan was a Russian-born anarchist who attempted to assassinate Vladimir Lenin on August 30, 1918.

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  • 39

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  • 5.60

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  • 3.33

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Among politicians, Fanny Kaplan ranks 2,137 out of 15,577Before her are Tang of Shang, Albert, King of Sweden, Herennius Etruscus, Eadwig, Joseph McCarthy, and Maria Mandl. After her are Charles III, Duke of Bourbon, Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, Senusret II, Omar Bongo, Prince Philippe, Count of Paris, and Tomoe Gozen.

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Among people born in 1890, Fanny Kaplan ranks 29Before her are Kurt Student, Habibullāh Kalakāni, Giorgio Morandi, Victor Lustig, Maria Goretti, and Franz Werfel. After her are Michael Collins, Hermann Joseph Muller, Groucho Marx, Bohuslav Martinů, Rachele Mussolini, and Karl Harrer. Among people deceased in 1918, Fanny Kaplan ranks 29Before her are Roland Garros, Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine, César Cui, Lavr Kornilov, Niko Pirosmani, and Ferdinand Hodler. After her are Edmond Rostand, Paul Vidal de La Blache, Frederick Trump, Ernesto Teodoro Moneta, Arrigo Boito, and Hermann Cohen.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Fanny Kaplan ranks 72 out of 1,083Before her are Irène Némirovsky (1903), Larisa Latynina (1934), Valeriy Lobanovskyi (1939), Sonia Delaunay (1885), Anton Makarenko (1888), and Andrey Yeryomenko (1892). After her are Baal Shem Tov (1700), Volodymyr Zelensky (1978), Ivan Franko (1856), Georges Charpak (1924), Yaropolk I of Kiev (955), and Karl Radek (1885).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Fanny Kaplan ranks 28Before her are Rodion Malinovsky (1898), Levi Eshkol (1895), Andrey Vyshinsky (1883), Nikolai Podgorny (1903), Daniel of Galicia (1201), and Moshe Sharett (1894). After her are Volodymyr Zelensky (1978), Yaropolk I of Kiev (955), Karl Radek (1885), Vladimir Ivashko (1932), Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), and Sergey Bubka (1963).