Felix Dzerzhinsky

1877 - 1926

Felix Dzerzhinsky

Felix Edmundovich Dzerzhinsky (Polish: Feliks Edmund Dzierżyński [ˈfɛliɡz dʑɛrˈʐɨj̃skʲi]; Russian: Фе́ликс Эдму́ндович Дзержи́нский; 11 September [O.S. 30 August] 1877 – 20 July 1926), nicknamed "Iron Felix", was a Bolshevik revolutionary and official. Born into Polish nobility, from 1917 until his death in 1926 Dzerzhinsky led the first two Soviet state-security organizations, the Cheka and the OGPU, establishing a secret police for the post-revolutionary Soviet regime. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Felix Dzerzhinsky has received more than 852,142 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 759th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Felix Dzerzhinsky ranks 754 out of 14,801Before him are Ecgberht, King of Wessex, Artemisia I of Caria, Louis Antoine de Saint-Just, Anastasius I Dicorus, Vlad II Dracul, and Aurangzeb. After him are Françoise-Athénaïs de Rochechouart, Marquise de Montespan, Wilhelm Frick, Constantine I of Greece, Chaim Weizmann, Roger II of Sicily, and Romanos IV Diogenes.

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Among people born in 1877, Felix Dzerzhinsky ranks 4Before him are Hermann Hesse, Isadora Duncan, and Hjalmar Schacht. After him are Wilhelm Frick, Charles Glover Barkla, G. H. Hardy, Joan Gamper, Frederick Soddy, Francis William Aston, Edgar Cayce, and Muhammad Iqbal. Among people deceased in 1926, Felix Dzerzhinsky ranks 9Before him are Rainer Maria Rilke, Mehmed VI, Harry Houdini, Heike Kamerlingh Onnes, Rudolf Christoph Eucken, and Emperor Taishō. After him are Camillo Golgi, Rudolph Valentino, Mary Cassatt, Emil Kraepelin, Sunjong of Korea, and Louise of Sweden.

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In Belarus

Among people born in Belarus, Felix Dzerzhinsky ranks 8 out of 218Before him are Shimon Peres (1923), Lev Vygotsky (1896), Menachem Begin (1913), Walter Model (1891), Andrei Gromyko (1909), and Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746). After him are Chaim Weizmann (1874), Mark Rothko (1903), Yitzhak Shamir (1915), Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732), Simon Kuznets (1901), and Alexander Lukashenko (1954).

Among POLITICIANS In Belarus

Among politicians born in Belarus, Felix Dzerzhinsky ranks 4Before him are Shimon Peres (1923), Menachem Begin (1913), and Andrei Gromyko (1909). After him are Chaim Weizmann (1874), Yitzhak Shamir (1915), Stanisław August Poniatowski (1732), Alexander Lukashenko (1954), Sviatopolk I of Kiev (978), Hacı I Giray (1397), Zalman Shazar (1889), and Kęstutis (1297).

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