Ivan VI of Russia

1740 - 1764

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Ivan VI Antonovich (Iván VI; Ioánn Antónovich; Russian: Ива́н VI; Иоа́нн Анто́нович; 23 August [O.S. 12 August] 1740 – 16 July [O.S. 5 July] 1764) was Emperor of Russia in 1740–41. He was only two months old when he was proclaimed emperor and his mother named regent. Scarcely a year later, Elizabeth, his first cousin twice removed, seized the throne in a coup. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan VI of Russia has received more than 1,284,688 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia. Ivan VI of Russia is the 801st most popular politician (down from 610th in 2019), the 100th most popular biography from Russia (down from 77th in 2019) and the 36th most popular Russian Politician.

Ivan the Terrible was the first tsar of Russia, ruling from 1533 to 1584. He was known for his cruelty and violence, and is often considered one of the most brutal rulers in history.

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Among politicians, Ivan VI of Russia ranks 801 out of 15,710Before him are Ælla of Northumbria, Cato the Younger, Magnus Maximus, John of Bohemia, Fahd of Saudi Arabia, and Dick Cheney. After him are Nur ad-Din, Gordian III, Scipio Aemilianus, Maxentius, Henry III, Holy Roman Emperor, and Thutmose II.

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Among people born in 1740, Ivan VI of Russia ranks 3Before him are Marquis de Sade and Jeanne Baret. After him are Giovanni Paisiello, Empress Go-Sakuramachi, Horace Bénédict de Saussure, Isabelle de Charrière, Carl Michael Bellman, Giambattista Bodoni, Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay, Johann van Beethoven, and Johann Jacob Schweppe. Among people deceased in 1764, Ivan VI of Russia ranks 3Before him are Madame de Pompadour and Jean-Philippe Rameau. After him are Christian Goldbach, William Hogarth, Pietro Locatelli, Johann Mattheson, Jean-Marie Leclair, Francis Josias, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Erik Pontoppidan, William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire, and Francesco Algarotti.

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Among people born in Russia, Ivan VI of Russia ranks 100 out of 2,688Before him are Alexander Kerensky (1881), Mikhail Bakhtin (1895), Mikhail Lomonosov (1711), Boris Spassky (1937), Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857), and Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850). After him are Nikolai Bukharin (1888), Alexander Alekhine (1892), Mikhail Lermontov (1814), Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), Ivan V of Russia (1666), and Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869).


Among politicians born in Russia, Ivan VI of Russia ranks 36Before him are Grigory Potemkin (1739), Turhan Hatice Sultan (1627), Alexis of Russia (1629), Georgy Malenkov (1902), Nikolai Yezhov (1895), and Alexander Kerensky (1881). After him are Nikolai Bukharin (1888), Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), Ivan V of Russia (1666), Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), Sergey Kirov (1886), and Lev Kamenev (1883).