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 Russian Jewish woman, Socialist-Revolutionary, and early Soviet dissident. She was convicted of attempting to assassinate 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 439,935 page views. Her biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Fanny Kaplan is the 1,801st most popular politician (up from 2,288th in 2019), the 60th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 86th in 2019) and the 23rd 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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Among politicians, Fanny Kaplan ranks 1,801 out of 15,710Before her are Rastislav of Moravia, Michael VI Bringas, Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Princess Sibylla of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Michael V Kalaphates, and Yu the Great. After her are Sanakht, Carloman, Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria, Publius Clodius Pulcher, James IV of Scotland, and Abd al-Rahman II.

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Among people born in 1890, Fanny Kaplan ranks 26Before her are El Lissitzky, Walther Funk, Robert Ley, Maria Goretti, Kurt Student, and Franz Werfel. After her are Michael Collins, Victor Lustig, Bohuslav Martinů, Giorgio Morandi, Rachele Mussolini, and Anthony Fokker. Among people deceased in 1918, Fanny Kaplan ranks 27Before her are Louis Renault, Georgi Plekhanov, César Cui, Lavr Kornilov, Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine, and Roland Garros. After her are Edmond Rostand, Ferdinand Hodler, Niko Pirosmani, Frank Wedekind, Arrigo Boito, and Hermann Cohen.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Fanny Kaplan ranks 60 out of 913Before her are Nikolai Berdyaev (1874), Isaac Babel (1894), Symon Petliura (1879), Anton Makarenko (1888), John Demjanjuk (1920), and Oleg Antonov (1906). After her are Rodion Malinovsky (1898), Yulia Tymoshenko (1960), Boris Shcherbina (1919), Selman Waksman (1888), Nikolai Podgorny (1903), and Baal Shem Tov (1700).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Fanny Kaplan ranks 23Before her are Moshe Sharett (1894), Vladimir II Monomakh (1053), Leonid Kuchma (1938), Lazar Kaganovich (1893), Levi Eshkol (1895), and Symon Petliura (1879). After her are Rodion Malinovsky (1898), Yulia Tymoshenko (1960), Boris Shcherbina (1919), Nikolai Podgorny (1903), Karl Radek (1885), and Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884).