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Ivan VI of Russia

1740 - 1764

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Ivan VI, Iván or Ioánn Antónovich (12 August 1740 – 5 July 1764) was an infant emperor of Russia who was overthrown by his cousin Elizabeth Petrovna in 1741. He was only two months old when he was proclaimed emperor and his mother named regent, but the throne was seized in the coup after a year. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan VI of Russia has received more than 1,845,670 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 61 in 2019). Ivan VI of Russia is the 918th most popular politician (down from 800th in 2019), the 109th most popular biography from Russia (down from 100th in 2019) and the 42nd 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 918 out of 15,577Before him are Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Hafizullah Amin, Cambyses I, John Quincy Adams, Elisabeth of France, and Muhammad XII of Granada. After him are Béla Kun, Cassander, Raymond Poincaré, Charles I of Hungary, Jugurtha, and Lee Myung-bak.

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Among people born in 1740, Ivan VI of Russia ranks 2Before him is Marquis de Sade. After him are Giovanni Paisiello, Empress Go-Sakuramachi, Isabelle de Charrière, Jeanne Baret, Horace Bénédict de Saussure, Carl Michael Bellman, Johann Jacob Schweppe, Giambattista Bodoni, Johann van Beethoven, and Bernard-René Jourdan de Launay. Among people deceased in 1764, Ivan VI of Russia ranks 3Before him are Madame de Pompadour and Jean-Philippe Rameau. After him are William Hogarth, Christian Goldbach, Pietro Locatelli, Jean-Marie Leclair, Francis Josias, Duke of Saxe-Coburg-Saalfeld, Johann Mattheson, Erik Pontoppidan, Francesco Algarotti, and William Cavendish, 4th Duke of Devonshire.

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Among people born in Russia, Ivan VI of Russia ranks 109 out of 3,262Before him are Vasily Chuikov (1900), Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926), Sergey Kirov (1886), Otto Wallach (1847), Mikhail Bakhtin (1895), and Mikhail Sholokhov (1905). After him are Lev Kamenev (1883), Vasili III of Russia (1479), Nikolai Bukharin (1888), Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899), and Alexander Alekhine (1892).


Among politicians born in Russia, Ivan VI of Russia ranks 42Before him are Vasili IV of Russia (1552), Feodor III of Russia (1661), Alexander Kerensky (1881), Nikolai Yezhov (1895), Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), and Sergey Kirov (1886). After him are Lev Kamenev (1883), Vasili III of Russia (1479), Nikolai Bukharin (1888), Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), False Dmitry I (1581), and Tokhtamysh (1342).