Inessa Armand

1874 - 1920

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Inessa Fyodorovna Armand (born Elisabeth-Inès Stéphane d'Herbenville; 8 May 1874 – 24 September 1920) was a French-Russian communist politician, member of the Bolsheviks and a feminist who spent most of her life in Russia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Inessa Armand has received more than 305,569 page views. Her biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Inessa Armand is the 2,374th most popular politician (up from 2,712th in 2019), the 806th most popular biography from France (up from 893rd in 2019) and the 182nd most popular French Politician.

Inessa Armand was a Russian-born feminist and revolutionary. She was a member of the Socialist Revolutionary Party and one of the founders of the Union for Women's Equality.

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Among politicians, Inessa Armand ranks 2,374 out of 19,576Before her are Donald Rumsfeld, Antanas Smetona, Mohammed Daoud Khan, Berengar II of Italy, Sviatopolk I of Kiev, and Albrecht von Roon. After her are Kiya, Berenice IV of Egypt, Necho I, Manfred Gerlach, Michael IX Palaiologos, and 1st Dalai Lama.

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Among people born in 1874, Inessa Armand ranks 31Before her are Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Ernest Shackleton, Konstantin Päts, Nicholas Roerich, Reinhold Glière, and Antanas Smetona. After her are Gustav Holst, Luigi Einaudi, Vsevolod Meyerhold, Josef Suk, Abbas II of Egypt, and Joseph Erlanger. Among people deceased in 1920, Inessa Armand ranks 16Before her are Princess Margaret of Connaught, Robert Peary, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Max Bruch, Jeanne Hébuterne, and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia. After her are Svetozar Boroević, Dmitri Ivanovsky, Rosalia Lombardo, John Reed, Nectarios of Aegina, and Benito Pérez Galdós.

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Among people born in France, Inessa Armand ranks 806 out of 6,770Before her are Jean-Pierre Melville (1917), Maurice Blanchot (1907), Bernard Gui (1261), Saint Remigius (437), Léon Bourgeois (1851), and Robert Nivelle (1856). After her are André Frédéric Cournand (1895), Victor of Aveyron (1793), Geoffrey of Villehardouin (1150), Charles Garnier (1825), Gabrielle d'Estrées (1573), and Antoine Arnauld (1612).


Among politicians born in France, Inessa Armand ranks 182Before her are Auguste Mariette (1821), Émile Loubet (1838), Maurice Quentin de La Tour (1704), Jules Grévy (1807), Gaston Doumergue (1863), and Léon Bourgeois (1851). After her are Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu (1766), Louis Philippe I, Duke of Orléans (1725), Louis the Blind (880), Henry II, Count of Champagne (1166), Magnentius (303), and Joscelin I, Count of Edessa (1072).