Georgy Malenkov

1902 - 1988

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Georgy Maximilianovich Malenkov (6 December 1901 [O.S. 23 November 1901] – 14 January 1988) was a Soviet politician who briefly succeeded Joseph Stalin as the leader of the Soviet Union. However, at the insistence of the rest of the Presidium, he relinquished control over the party apparatus in exchange for remaining Premier and first among equals within the Soviet collective leadership. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georgy Malenkov has received more than 3,934,273 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Georgy Malenkov is the 759th most popular politician (down from 542nd in 2019), the 92nd most popular biography from Russia (down from 68th in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Russian Politician.

Georgi Malenkov was a Soviet politician who served as the First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1953 to 1955.

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Among politicians, Georgy Malenkov ranks 759 out of 15,710Before him are Sviatoslav I of Kiev, Arnulf of Carinthia, Umberto I of Italy, Charles VII, Holy Roman Emperor, Artemisia I of Caria, and Merovech. After him are Árpád, Charles IV of Spain, Nikolai Yezhov, Chandragupta Maurya, William I of the Netherlands, and Michael I of Romania.

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Among people born in 1902, Georgy Malenkov ranks 14Before him are Isaac Bashevis Singer, Ray Kroc, Paul Dirac, Talcott Parsons, Halldór Laxness, and Fernand Braudel. After him are Nâzım Hikmet, Saud of Saudi Arabia, William Wyler, Eugene Wigner, Arne Jacobsen, and Barbara McClintock. Among people deceased in 1988, Georgy Malenkov ranks 5Before him are Richard Feynman, Enzo Ferrari, Valery Legasov, and Nico. After him are Ernst Ruska, Chet Baker, Nikolaas Tinbergen, Robert A. Heinlein, Kurt Georg Kiesinger, Isidor Isaac Rabi, and Roy Orbison.

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Among people born in Russia, Georgy Malenkov ranks 92 out of 2,688Before him are Mikhail Kalinin (1875), Grigory Potemkin (1739), Turhan Hatice Sultan (1627), Alexander Suvorov (1730), Valery Legasov (1936), and Alexis of Russia (1629). After him are Nikolai Yezhov (1895), Alexander Kerensky (1881), Mikhail Bakhtin (1895), Mikhail Lomonosov (1711), Boris Spassky (1937), and Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857).


Among politicians born in Russia, Georgy Malenkov ranks 33Before him are Ivan III of Russia (1440), Michael of Russia (1596), Yaroslav the Wise (978), Grigory Potemkin (1739), Turhan Hatice Sultan (1627), and Alexis of Russia (1629). After him are Nikolai Yezhov (1895), Alexander Kerensky (1881), Ivan VI of Russia (1740), Nikolai Bukharin (1888), Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), and Ivan V of Russia (1666).