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Karl Radek

1885 - 1939

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Karl Berngardovich Radek (Russian: Карл Бернгардович Радек; 31 October 1885 – 19 May 1939) was a Russian revolutionary and a Marxist active in the Polish and German social democratic movements before World War I and a Communist International leader in the Soviet Union after the Russian Revolution. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Karl Radek has received more than 522,140 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia. Karl Radek is the 2,251st most popular politician (down from 2,037th in 2019), the 78th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 69th in 2019) and the 31st most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Karl Radek was a communist activist and journalist who advocated for the overthrow of capitalism and the establishment of a socialist state. He was a member of the German Communist Party and the Communist International.

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Among politicians, Karl Radek ranks 2,251 out of 15,577Before him are Stefan Milutin, Gannicus, Nadab of Israel, Antiochus II Theos, Grand Duke Vladimir Kirillovich of Russia, and Abd al-Karim Qasim. After him are Palmiro Togliatti, Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester, Diaochan, Albert III, Duke of Austria, Alexander, and Theodora Porphyrogenita.

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Among people born in 1885, Karl Radek ranks 27Before him are Mikhail Frunze, George de Hevesy, Ernst Bloch, Yakov Sverdlov, Heinrich Brüning, and Sonia Delaunay. After him are Sabina Spielrein, Erich von Stroheim, Luigi Russolo, Tomoyuki Yamashita, Hermann Weyl, and George Minot. Among people deceased in 1939, Karl Radek ranks 14Before him are W. B. Yeats, Eugen Bleuler, Werner von Fritsch, Edward Sapir, Anton Makarenko, and Philipp Scheidemann. After him are Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll, Matthias Sindelar, Lucien Lévy-Bruhl, Antonio Machado, Alexander Yegorov, and Archduke Franz Salvator of Austria.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Karl Radek ranks 78 out of 1,083Before him are Fanny Kaplan (1890), Baal Shem Tov (1700), Volodymyr Zelensky (1978), Ivan Franko (1856), Georges Charpak (1924), and Yaropolk I of Kiev (955). After him are Vladimir Ivashko (1932), Anacharsis (-700), Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), Sergey Bubka (1963), Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886), and Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Karl Radek ranks 31Before him are Nikolai Podgorny (1903), Daniel of Galicia (1201), Moshe Sharett (1894), Fanny Kaplan (1890), Volodymyr Zelensky (1978), and Yaropolk I of Kiev (955). After him are Vladimir Ivashko (1932), Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), Sergey Bubka (1963), Edward Rydz-Śmigły (1886), Yevgeny Primakov (1929), and Boris Shcherbina (1919).