Gala Dalí

1894 - 1982

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Gala Dalí, Marchioness of Dalí de Púbol (born Elena Ivanovna Diakonova, 7 September [O.S. 26 August] 1894 – 10 June 1982), usually known simply as Gala, was the Russian wife of poet Paul Éluard and later of artist Salvador Dalí, who were both prominent in surrealism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gala Dalí has received more than 911,162 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Gala Dalí is the 106th most popular companion (down from 90th in 2019), the 163rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 142nd in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Russian Companion.

Gala dalí is most famous for his surrealist paintings.

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Among companions, Gala Dalí ranks 106 out of 687Before her are Mariana Victoria of Spain, Zainab bint Muhammad, Blanche of Castile, Frederica of Hanover, Brigitte Macron, and Maria Anna of Neuburg. After her are Carlos, Prince of Asturias, Anne of Denmark, Adelaide of Italy, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, Julia Domna, and Sita.

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Among people born in 1894, Gala Dalí ranks 18Before her are Norbert Wiener, John Ford, Joseph Roth, Harold Macmillan, Fritz Sauckel, and Alfred Kinsey. After her are Moshe Sharett, Dietrich von Choltitz, Isaac Babel, Martha Graham, Benjamin Graham, and Hermann Oberth. Among people deceased in 1982, Gala Dalí ranks 24Before her are Jacques Tati, Karl von Frisch, Glenn Gould, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Louis Aragon, and Jiro Horikoshi. After her are Georges Perec, Gilles Villeneuve, Hans Selye, Hugh Everett III, Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, and Helen of Greece and Denmark.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Gala Dalí ranks 163 out of 2,688Before her are Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1883), Dmitry Donskoy (1350), Alexei Kosygin (1904), Genrikh Yagoda (1891), Anatoly Karpov (1951), and Felix Steiner (1896). After her are Igor Tamm (1895), Pyotr Bagration (1765), Gotthard Heinrici (1886), Abai Qunanbaiuly (1845), Christian Goldbach (1690), and Alexander Rodchenko (1891).

Among COMPANIONS In Russia

Among companions born in Russia, Gala Dalí ranks 2Before her are Anna Pavlovna of Russia (1795). After her are Olga Constantinovna of Russia (1851), Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg (1599), Yevdokiya Lopukhina (1669), Duchess Anna of Prussia (1576), Natalia Pushkina (1812), Catharina of Württemberg (1783), and Agafya Grushetskaya (1663).