Grigori Aleksandrov

1903 - 1983

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Grigori Vasilyevich Aleksandrov or Alexandrov (Russian: Григо́рий Васи́льевич Алекса́ндров; artist name was Мормоненко or Mormonenko; 23 January 1903 – 16 December 1983) was a prominent Soviet film director who was named a People's Artist of the USSR in 1947 and a Hero of Socialist Labour in 1973. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grigori Aleksandrov has received more than 140,103 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Grigori Aleksandrov is the 489th most popular film director (up from 505th in 2019), the 901st most popular biography from Russia (up from 915th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Russian Film Director.

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Among film directors, Grigori Aleksandrov ranks 489 out of 2,041Before him are Fernando Meirelles, Elio Petri, Renny Harlin, Jörn Donner, Jim Abrahams, and Louis Delluc. After him are John Waters, Curtis Hanson, Alf Sjöberg, Alexander Kluge, Richard Thorpe, and Pierre Woodman.

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Among people born in 1903, Grigori Aleksandrov ranks 129Before him are Cigerxwîn, Gregory Goodwin Pincus, Amy Johnson, K. Kamaraj, Boris Blacher, and Florence Owens Thompson. After him are Alf Sjöberg, Nikolay Cherkasov, Abba P. Lerner, Ferenc Nagy, Cyril Jackson, and Bertrand de Jouvenel. Among people deceased in 1983, Grigori Aleksandrov ranks 90Before him are Jørgen Juve, Donald Maclean, Ángel Labruna, Lamberto Maggiorani, Florence Owens Thompson, and Salo Flohr. After him are Hennes Weisweiler, Jerzy Andrzejewski, John Vorster, Vladimir Bakarić, Eric Hoffer, and Roy Sullivan.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Grigori Aleksandrov ranks 901 out of 3,761Before him are Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov (1870), Prince Constantine Constantinovich of Russia (1891), Sergey Belyavsky (1883), Andrey Myagkov (1938), Alexey Maresyev (1916), and Arkady Rotenberg (1951). After him are George Maximilianovich, 6th Duke of Leuchtenberg (1852), Nikolai Korotkov (1874), Andrey Kurbsky (1528), Edgar Froese (1944), Sergey Aksakov (1791), and Nikolay Cherkasov (1903).


Among film directors born in Russia, Grigori Aleksandrov ranks 15Before him are Leonid Gaidai (1923), Elem Klimov (1933), Eldar Ryazanov (1927), Ladislas Starevich (1882), Alexander Sokurov (1951), and Yuri Norstein (1941). After him are Gleb Panfilov (1934), Boris Barnet (1902), Mikhail Romm (1901), Sergei Yutkevich (1904), Yakov Protazanov (1881), and Sergei Gerasimov (1906).