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Ivan Maisky

1884 - 1975

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Ivan Mikhailovich Maisky (also transliterated as "Maysky"; Russian: Ива́н Миха́йлович Ма́йский) (19 January 1884 – 3 September 1975) was a Soviet diplomat, historian and politician who served as the Soviet Union's ambassador to the United Kingdom from 1932 to 1943, including much of the period of the Second World War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Maisky has received more than 106,058 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Ivan Maisky is the 5,186th most popular politician (down from 4,834th in 2019), the 498th most popular biography from Russia (down from 446th in 2019) and the 152nd most popular Russian Politician.

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Among politicians, Ivan Maisky ranks 5,186 out of 15,577Before him are Ahmad ibn Ibrahim al-Ghazi, René Barrientos, Cus D'Amato, Louis I, Prince of Monaco, Emperor Fushimi, and Pierre Mauroy. After him are Augusta Victoria of Hohenzollern, Zhang Xianzhong, Frederick II, Elector Palatine, Emperor Guangzong of Song, Faustin-Archange Touadéra, and Cloelia.

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Among people born in 1884, Ivan Maisky ranks 50Before him are Hugo Gernsback, Antonín Zápotocký, Zinaida Serebriakova, Prince Adalbert of Prussia, Hugo Schmeisser, and Maria Spiridonova. After him are Princess Helen of Serbia, Béla Balázs, Clark L. Hull, Princess Beatrice of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Georges Duhamel, and Wilhelm Backhaus. Among people deceased in 1975, Ivan Maisky ranks 53Before him are P. G. Wodehouse, Elijah Muhammad, Leroy Anderson, Luigi Dallapiccola, Edward Tatum, and Thornton Wilder. After him are Hans Bellmer, Marguerite Perey, Gunnar Gunnarsson, Eugen Fink, Walker Evans, and Joseph Bech.

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Among people born in Russia, Ivan Maisky ranks 498 out of 3,262Before him are Ivan Bilibin (1876), Sacha Guitry (1885), Viktor Belenko (1947), Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov (1890), Urie Bronfenbrenner (1917), and Maria Spiridonova (1884). After him are Leonid Gaidai (1923), Nikolay Zhukovsky (1847), Dmitry Muratov (1961), Alexander Butlerov (1828), Gavrila Derzhavin (1743), and Rodion Shchedrin (1932).


Among politicians born in Russia, Ivan Maisky ranks 152Before him are Iziaslav II of Kiev (1097), Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia (1859), Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia (1864), Pavel Milyukov (1859), Mikhail of Tver (1271), and Yevgeny Mravinsky (1903). After him are Viktor Abakumov (1908), Sergei Ivanov (1953), Helena of Moscow (1476), Vyacheslav Menzhinsky (1874), Vasily Chapayev (1887), and Boris Pugo (1937).