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, notable as the Soviet Union's Ambassador to the United Kingdom during much of the Second World War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Maisky has received more than 70,039 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Ivan Maisky is the 4,841st most popular politician (up from 6,608th in 2019), the 447th most popular biography from Russia (up from 620th in 2019) and the 132nd most popular Russian Politician.

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Among politicians, Ivan Maisky ranks 4,841 out of 15,710Before him are Tiridates I of Armenia, Emperor Go-Komatsu, Pranab Mukherjee, Roza Otunbayeva, Jazzar Pasha, and Karel Schwarzenberg. After him are Haris Silajdžić, Authari, Guntis Ulmanis, Gabriel Narutowicz, Egica, and Barquq.

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Among people born in 1884, Ivan Maisky ranks 50Before him are Zinaida Serebriakova, Hugo Gernsback, Georges Duhamel, Robert J. Flaherty, Prince Adalbert of Prussia, and Maria Spiridonova. After him are Louis B. Mayer, Wilhelm Backhaus, Henri Cornet, Corrado Gini, Béla Balázs, and Halide Edib Adıvar. Among people deceased in 1975, Ivan Maisky ranks 53Before him are Luigi Dallapiccola, Avery Brundage, Thornton Wilder, Rex Stout, Gunnar Gunnarsson, and George Stevens. After him are Georg Ots, Fredric March, Walker Evans, William A. Wellman, Carlo Levi, and Joseph Bech.

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Among people born in Russia, Ivan Maisky ranks 447 out of 2,688Before him are Maria Spiridonova (1884), Boris Kustodiev (1878), Yaroslav II of Vladimir (1191), Patriarch Filaret of Moscow (1553), Vladimir Markovnikov (1838), and Hadji Murad (1795). After him are Georg Ots (1920), Werner Kempf (1886), Prince Albert of Prussia (1809), Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia (1858), Mikhail Mishustin (1966), and Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov (1787).


Among politicians born in Russia, Ivan Maisky ranks 132Before him are Boris Nemtsov (1959), Vyacheslav Menzhinsky (1874), Vera Zasulich (1849), Yaroslav II of Vladimir (1191), Patriarch Filaret of Moscow (1553), and Hadji Murad (1795). After him are Prince Albert of Prussia (1809), Mikhail Mishustin (1966), Pyotr Krasnov (1869), Yevgeny Mravinsky (1903), Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia (1859), and False Dmitry II (1600).