Genrikh Yagoda

1891 - 1938

Genrikh Yagoda

Genrikh Grigoryevich Yagoda (Russian: Ге́нрих Григо́рьевич Яго́да, 7 November 1891 – 15 March 1938), born Yenokh Gershevich Iyeguda was a Soviet secret police official who served as director of the NKVD, the Soviet Union's security and intelligence agency, from 1934 to 1936. Appointed by Joseph Stalin, Yagoda supervised the arrest, show trials, and executions of the Old Bolsheviks Lev Kamenev and Grigory Zinoviev, climactic events of the Great Purge. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Genrikh Yagoda has received more than 877,732 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,558th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Genrikh Yagoda ranks 1,549 out of 14,801Before him are Robert Ley, Magnus VI of Norway, Amaro Pargo, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Jehu, and Alexander Lukashenko. After him are Leo II, Jehoash of Judah, Herman Van Rompuy, Ricimer, Mentuhotep II, and Gyges of Lydia.

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Among people born in 1891, Genrikh Yagoda ranks 20Before him are Otto Dix, Walther Bothe, Rudolf Carnap, Helmuth Weidling, Fritz Todt, and Ilya Ehrenburg. After him are Rafael Trujillo, Alexander Rodchenko, Frederick Banting, John Howard Northrop, Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia, and Osip Mandelstam. Among people deceased in 1938, Genrikh Yagoda ranks 16Before him are Karl Kautsky, Faustina Kowalska, Robert Johnson, Carl von Ossietzky, Alexei Rykov, and Kanō Jigorō. After him are Muhammad Iqbal, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Suzanne Lenglen, Thomas Wolfe, Osip Mandelstam, and Suzanne Valadon.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Genrikh Yagoda ranks 166 out of 2,050Before him are False Dmitry I (1581), Anatoly Karpov (1951), Ivan Krylov (1769), Pyotr Bagration (1765), Käthe Kollwitz (1867), and Roland Freisler (1893). After him are Semyon Budyonny (1883), Pafnuty Chebyshev (1821), Ivan Goncharov (1812), Felix Steiner (1896), Johannes Blaskowitz (1883), and Alexander Rodchenko (1891).


Among politicians born in Russia, Genrikh Yagoda ranks 56Before him are Nikolai Bulganin (1895), Alexei Rykov (1881), Tokhtamysh (1342), Felix Yusupov (1887), Vasili IV of Russia (1552), and False Dmitry I (1581). After him are Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia (1708), Öz Beg Khan (1282), Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia (1891), Grand Duke Konstantin Pavlovich of Russia (1779), Yuri Dolgorukiy (1095), and Yakov Sverdlov (1885).

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