Grigory Zinoviev

1883 - 1936

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Grigory Yevseyevich Zinoviev (born Hirsch Apfelbaum, 23 September [O.S. 11 September] 1883 – 25 August 1936), known also under the name Ovsei-Gershon Aronovich Radomyslsky, was a Russian revolutionary and Soviet politician. He was an Old Bolshevik and a close associate of Vladimir Lenin. During the 1920s, Zinoviev was one of the most influential figures in the Soviet leadership and the chairman of the Communist International. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Grigory Zinoviev has received more than 950,050 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Grigory Zinoviev is the 1,068th most popular politician (up from 1,148th in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 43rd in 2019) and the 11th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Grigory Zinoviev was a Bolshevik revolutionary and a Soviet Communist politician. He was one of the seven members of the first Politburo, founded in 1917 to manage the Bolshevik Revolution. He was also a member of the Central Committee from 1917 to 1926.

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Among politicians, Grigory Zinoviev ranks 1,068 out of 15,710Before him are Louis I of Spain, Himiko, Aristides, Idris of Libya, Zacchaeus, and Frederick I of Sweden. After him are Pedro II of Brazil, Octavia the Younger, Li Si, Andrew Johnson, Clement Attlee, and Xuande Emperor.

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Among people born in 1883, Grigory Zinoviev ranks 17Before him are Jaroslav Hašek, Lev Kamenev, Napoleon Hill, Morihei Ueshiba, José Ortega y Gasset, and Victor Francis Hess. After him are Clement Attlee, Pierre Laval, Otto Heinrich Warburg, Theo van Doesburg, Semyon Budyonny, and Johannes Blaskowitz. Among people deceased in 1936, Grigory Zinoviev ranks 11Before him are George V, Lu Xun, Oswald Spengler, Lev Kamenev, Ferdinand Tönnies, and Luigi Pirandello. After him are Albert Fish, G. K. Chesterton, Miguel de Unamuno, Alexander Glazunov, Eleftherios Venizelos, and Louis Blériot.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Grigory Zinoviev ranks 37 out of 913Before him are Vladimir Horowitz (1903), Stepan Bandera (1909), Nestor Makhno (1888), Igor Sikorsky (1889), Sholem Aleichem (1859), and George Gamow (1904). After him are Joseph Roth (1894), Andrei Zhdanov (1896), Viktor Yanukovych (1950), Simon Wiesenthal (1908), Sviatoslav Richter (1915), and Ilya Ehrenburg (1891).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Grigory Zinoviev ranks 11Before him are John III Sobieski (1629), Hafsa Sultan (1479), Kliment Voroshilov (1881), Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), and Stepan Bandera (1909). After him are Andrei Zhdanov (1896), Viktor Yanukovych (1950), Ivan Mazepa (1639), Viktor Yushchenko (1954), Andrey Vyshinsky (1883), and Moshe Sharett (1894).