Grigory Orlov

1734 - 1783

Grigory Orlov

Prince Grigory Grigoryevich Orlov (Grigory Graf von Orlow) (1734–1783) was the favorite of Catherine the Great of Russia. He led the coup which overthrew Catherine's husband Peter III of Russia, and installed Catherine as empress. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grigory Orlov has received more than 429,221 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 4,579th most popular politician.

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  • 2.61

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Among politicians, Grigory Orlov ranks 4,553 out of 14,801Before him are Tewfik Pasha, Caroline Amalie of Augustenburg, Vsevolod the Big Nest, Cao Ang, Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia, and Prince Henry of Prussia. After him are Ernst Johann von Biron, Vaišvilkas, Valerius Gratus, Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury, Mammad Amin Rasulzadeh, and Caroline Kennedy.

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Among people born in 1734, Grigory Orlov ranks 9Before him are Taksin, François-Joseph Gossec, Wolfgang von Kempelen, Sophie of France, Cardinal de Rohan, and Joseph Wright of Derby. After him are Anna Göldi, Charles Alexandre de Calonne, Jean-Marie Roland de la Platière, Nicolas-Edme Rétif, Daniel Boone, and Shahrokh Shah. Among people deceased in 1783, Grigory Orlov ranks 8Before him are Jean le Rond d'Alembert, Johann Adolph Hasse, Étienne Bézout, Carl Linnaeus the Younger, Yosa Buson, and Antonio Soler. After him are Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, Benedict Joseph Labre, Johann Jakob Bodmer, Princess Caroline Louise of Hesse-Darmstadt, Nikita Ivanovich Panin, and Johann Kirnberger.

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