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Ivan Mazepa

1639 - 1709

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Ivan Stepanovych Mazepa (also spelled Mazeppa; Ukrainian: Іван Степанович Мазепа, Polish: Jan Mazepa Kołodyński; 30 March [O.S. 20 March] 1639 – 2 October [O.S. 21 September] 1709) was a Ukrainian military, political, and civic leader who was the Hetman of Zaporizhian Host and the Left-bank Ukraine in 1687–1708. The historical events of Mazepa's life have inspired many literary, artistic and musical works. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Mazepa has received more than 402,517 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Ivan Mazepa is the 1,088th most popular politician (up from 1,388th in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 44th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Ivan Mazepa was a Ukrainian Cossack Hetman who led a rebellion against Peter the Great in 1708.

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Among politicians, Ivan Mazepa ranks 1,088 out of 15,577Before him are Eric XIV of Sweden, David Lloyd George, Alpha Condé, William Henry Harrison, Dagobert I, and John I of Portugal. After him are John III of Portugal, Basil I, Scipio Aemilianus, Jerry Brown, Theodoric the Great, and Sunjo of Joseon.

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Among people born in 1639, Ivan Mazepa ranks 2Before him is Jean Racine. After him are Dom Pérignon, Marie Mancini, Giovanni Battista Gaulli, Catherine Charlotte de Gramont, Éléonore Desmier d'Olbreuse, Laura Martinozzi, Gottfried Kirch, and Metacomet. Among people deceased in 1709, Ivan Mazepa ranks 1After him are Andrea Pozzo, Giuseppe Torelli, Landgravine Elisabeth Amalie of Hesse-Darmstadt, Meindert Hobbema, Tokugawa Tsunayoshi, François Louis, Prince of Conti, Henri Jules, Prince of Condé, Giovanni Battista Gaulli, Emmanuel Philibert, Prince of Carignano, Frederick VII, Margrave of Baden-Durlach, and François de la Chaise.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Ivan Mazepa ranks 39 out of 1,083Before him are Andrei Chikatilo (1936), Simon Wiesenthal (1908), Grigory Zinoviev (1883), Élie Metchnikoff (1845), Trofim Lysenko (1898), and Yulia Tymoshenko (1960). After him are Andrei Zhdanov (1896), Igor Sikorsky (1889), Joseph Roth (1894), Petro Poroshenko (1965), Vladimir II Monomakh (1053), and Sholem Aleichem (1859).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Ivan Mazepa ranks 16Before him are Kliment Voroshilov (1881), Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), Leonid Kuchma (1938), Viktor Yushchenko (1954), Grigory Zinoviev (1883), and Yulia Tymoshenko (1960). After him are Andrei Zhdanov (1896), Petro Poroshenko (1965), Vladimir II Monomakh (1053), Symon Petliura (1879), Lazar Kaganovich (1893), and Rodion Malinovsky (1898).