Galina Ulanova

1910 - 1998

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Galina Sergeyevna Ulanova (Russian: Галина Сергеевна Уланова, pronounced [ɡɐˈlʲinə ʊˈlanəvə]; 8 January 1910 [O.S. 26 December 1909] – 21 March 1998) was a Russian ballet dancer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Galina Ulanova has received more than 675,193 page views. Her biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Galina Ulanova is the 19th most popular dancer, the 403rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 357th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Russian Dancer.

Galina Ulanova is most famous for her role as the Sugar Plum Fairy in the Russian ballet "The Nutcracker."

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  • 60.75

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.13

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.92

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among dancers, Galina Ulanova ranks 19 out of 116Before her are Mikhail Baryshnikov, Maya Plisetskaya, Jean-Georges Noverre, Martha Graham, Michel Fokine, and Tamara Karsavina. After her are George Balanchine, Serge Lifar, Alicia Alonso, Carlo Blasis, Izumo no Okuni, and Bronislava Nijinska.

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Among people born in 1910, Galina Ulanova ranks 55Before her are Momofuku Ando, Erich Kempka, Kim Il, Said bin Taimur, Farid al-Atrash, and Francisco Varallo. After her are Jean-Louis Barrault, Dorothy Vaughan, August Landmesser, Imi Lichtenfeld, Tancredo Neves, and Lobsang Rampa. Among people deceased in 1998, Galina Ulanova ranks 32Before her are Linda McCartney, Alfred Schnittke, George H. Hitchings, André Weil, Lúcio Costa, and Kenichi Fukui. After her are Bob Kane, Derek Barton, Nelson Goodman, Florence Griffith Joyner, Martha Gellhorn, and Conrad Schumann.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Galina Ulanova ranks 403 out of 3,761Before her are Adelina Sotnikova (1996), Vasili Kuznetsov (1901), Fyodor Ushakov (1745), Yuri Oganessian (1933), Grand Duchess Alexandra Pavlovna of Russia (1783), and Mordechai Spiegler (1944). After her are Bulat Okudzhava (1924), Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1819), Léon Theremin (1896), Lev Kuleshov (1899), Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov (1737), and George Balanchine (1904).

Among DANCERS In Russia

Among dancers born in Russia, Galina Ulanova ranks 6Before her are Rudolf Nureyev (1938), Anna Pavlova (1881), Maya Plisetskaya (1925), Michel Fokine (1880), and Tamara Karsavina (1885). After her are George Balanchine (1904), Alexander Godunov (1949), Agrippina Vaganova (1879), Lev Ivanov (1834), Léonide Massine (1896), and Vladimir Vasiliev (1940).