Keke Geladze

1858 - 1937

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Ekaterine "Keke" Giorgis asuli Geladze (1856/1858 – 4 June 1937) was the mother of Joseph Stalin. Born into a family of peasants outside of Gori, in modern Georgia, she married Besarion Jughashvili, a cobbler, and had three sons; only the youngest, Ioseb, lived. Besarion would leave the family, leaving Geladze to raise her son. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Keke Geladze has received more than 489,116 page views. Her biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Keke Geladze is the 31st most popular celebrity (up from 38th in 2019), the 27th most popular biography from Georgia (up from 35th in 2019) and the most popular Georgian Celebrity.

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Among celebrities, Keke Geladze ranks 31 out of 265Before her are Myrtle Corbin, Mehran Karimi Nasseri, Marie Duplessis, Margaret Brown, Peggy Guggenheim, and Thérésa Tallien. After her are Besarion Jughashvili, Blanche Monnier, Philippe Petit, Rosemary Kennedy, Don King, and Rodney King.

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Among people born in 1858, Keke Geladze ranks 26Before her are Kang Youwei, Maria Christina of Austria, Mihajlo Pupin, Ludwig Quidde, Eugène Ysaÿe, and Eleonora Duse. After her are Jagadish Chandra Bose, Princess Louise of Belgium, Giovanni Segantini, Michael Hainisch, Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia, and Eugène Dubois. Among people deceased in 1937, Keke Geladze ranks 32Before her are Karol Szymanowski, Ramsay MacDonald, Walter Rothschild, 2nd Baron Rothschild, Emilio Mola, Frank B. Kellogg, and Charles-Marie Widor. After her are Jagadish Chandra Bose, Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse, Albert Roussel, Edith Wharton, Pavel Florensky, and Ray Ewry.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Keke Geladze ranks 27 out of 406Before her are Rusudan of Georgia (1194), Otar Iosseliani (1934), Pharnavaz I of Iberia (-326), Giya Kancheli (1935), Kato Svanidze (1885), and Herbert Backe (1896). After her are Bagrat III of Georgia (960), Victor Ambartsumian (1908), Vakhtang I of Iberia (440), Nicholas Marr (1864), Stepan Shaumian (1878), and Besarion Jughashvili (1850).

Among CELEBRITIES In Georgia

Among celebrities born in Georgia, Keke Geladze ranks 1After her are Besarion Jughashvili (1850).