Georgi Dimitrov

1882 - 1949

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Georgi Dimitrov Mihaylov (; Bulgarian: Гео̀рги Димитро̀в Миха̀йлов) also known as Georgiy Mihaylovich Dimitrov (Russian: Гео́ргий Миха́йлович Дими́тров; 18 June 1882 – 2 July 1949), was a Bulgarian communist politician who served as General Secretary of the Bulgarian Communist Party from 1946 to 1949. From 1935 to 1943, he was the General Secretary of the Communist International. Born in western Bulgaria, Dimitrov worked as a printer and trade unionist during his youth. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georgi Dimitrov has received more than 675,305 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia. Georgi Dimitrov is the 651st most popular politician (up from 654th in 2019), the 6th most popular biography from Bulgaria (up from 7th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Bulgarian Politician.

Georgi Dimitrov was a Bulgarian communist politician who was instrumental in the formation of the Comintern and served as the first leader of the communist government in Bulgaria.

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Over the past year Georgi Dimitrov has had the most page views in the with 113,009 views, followed by Russian (65,972), and Bulgarian (63,533). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ido (103.76%), Egyptian Arabic (52.83%), and Nepali (52.46%)


Among politicians, Georgi Dimitrov ranks 651 out of 19,576Before him are Archduke Franz Karl of Austria, Conrad II, Holy Roman Emperor, Ptolemy III Euergetes, Louis, Dauphin of France, Hassan Rouhani, and Archduchess Gisela of Austria. After him are Wenceslaus IV of Bohemia, Albert I of Belgium, Béla IV of Hungary, Alexander Van der Bellen, Jadwiga of Poland, and Ptolemy XII Auletes.

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Among people born in 1882, Georgi Dimitrov ranks 10Before him are Virginia Woolf, Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden, Wilhelm Keitel, Georges Braque, Max Born, and Sigrid Undset. After him are Emmy Noether, Abdullah I of Jordan, Ion Antonescu, Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, Günther von Kluge, and Kurt von Schleicher. Among people deceased in 1949, Georgi Dimitrov ranks 5Before him are Maurice Maeterlinck, Richard Strauss, George Gurdjieff, and Sigrid Undset. After him are Hassan al-Banna, Edward Thorndike, Margaret Mitchell, Friedrich Bergius, James Ensor, Charles Ponzi, and Klaus Mann.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Georgi Dimitrov ranks 6 out of 415Before him are Aesop (-620), Ahmed III (1673), Belisarius (505), Elias Canetti (1905), and Flavius Aetius (390). After him are Phocas (547), Todor Zhivkov (1911), Boris III of Bulgaria (1894), Marcian (396), Maximinus Thrax (173), and Simeon I of Bulgaria (864).

Among POLITICIANS In Bulgaria

Among politicians born in Bulgaria, Georgi Dimitrov ranks 2Before him are Ahmed III (1673). After him are Phocas (547), Todor Zhivkov (1911), Boris III of Bulgaria (1894), Marcian (396), Maximinus Thrax (173), Simeon I of Bulgaria (864), Tiberius II Constantine (520), Talaat Pasha (1874), Boris I of Bulgaria (828), and Kubrat (605).