Grigori Rasputin

1869 - 1916

Grigori Rasputin

Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin (; Russian: Григорий Ефимович Распутин [ɡrʲɪˈɡorʲɪj jɪˈfʲiməvʲɪtɕ rɐˈsputʲɪn]; 21 January [O.S. 9 January] 1869 – 30 December [O.S. 17 December] 1916) was a Russian mystic and self-proclaimed holy man who befriended the family of Nicholas II, the last emperor of Russia, and gained considerable influence in late imperial Russia. Rasputin was born to a peasant family in the Siberian village of Pokrovskoye in the Tyumensky Uyezd of Tobolsk Governorate (now Yarkovsky District of Tyumen Oblast). He had a religious conversion experience after taking a pilgrimage to a monastery in 1897. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grigori Rasputin has received more than 13,478,429 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2nd most popular occultist.

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Among occultists, Grigori Rasputin ranks 3 out of 6Before him are Nostradamus and Rajneesh. After him are John Dee, Baba Vanga, Edgar Cayce, and Edward Kelley.

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Among people born in 1869, Grigori Rasputin ranks 3Before him are Mahatma Gandhi and Henri Matisse. After him are André Gide, Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Neville Chamberlain, Charles Thomson Rees Wilson, Nadezhda Krupskaya, Karl Haushofer, Fritz Pregl, Gustaf Dalén, and Emma Goldman. Among people deceased in 1916, Grigori Rasputin ranks 2Before him is Franz Joseph I of Austria. After him are Jack London, Ernst Mach, William Ramsay, Yuan Shikai, Franz Marc, Henryk Sienkiewicz, Élie Metchnikoff, Henry James, Sholem Aleichem, and Odilon Redon.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Grigori Rasputin ranks 18 out of 2,050Before him are Alexander Pushkin (1799), Nicholas II of Russia (1868), Ivan the Terrible (1530), Vladimir Putin (1952), Boris Yeltsin (1931), and Ivan Pavlov (1849). After him are Wassily Kandinsky (1866), Igor Stravinsky (1882), Kim Jong-il (1941), Isaac Asimov (1920), Maxim Gorky (1868), and Ayn Rand (1905).

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Among occultists born in Russia, Grigori Rasputin ranks 1

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