Klement Gottwald

1896 - 1953

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Klement Gottwald (Czech pronunciation: [ˈklɛmɛnd ˈɡodvalt]; 23 November 1896 – 14 March 1953) was a Czech communist politician, who was the leader of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia from 1929 until his death in 1953–titled as general secretary until 1945 and as chairman from 1945 to 1953. He was the first leader of Communist Czechoslovakia from 1948 to 1953. He was the 14th prime minister of Czechoslovakia from July 1946 until June 1948, the first Communist to hold the post. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Klement Gottwald has received more than 328,377 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Klement Gottwald is the 1,113th most popular politician (down from 964th in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Czechia (down from 26th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Czech Politician.

Klement Gottwald was the first president of Czechoslovakia. He was most famous for being the first president of Czechoslovakia.

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Among politicians, Klement Gottwald ranks 1,113 out of 15,710Before him are Park Geun-hye, Muhammad XII of Granada, Queen Paola of Belgium, Gustáv Husák, Habib Bourguiba, and Jianwen Emperor. After him are John II Komnenos, Abd el-Krim, Britannicus, Zubayr ibn al-Awam, Roderic, and Henry Clay.

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Among people born in 1896, Klement Gottwald ranks 13Before him are Imre Nagy, Tristan Tzara, Roman Jakobson, Antonin Artaud, Trygve Lie, and Konstantin Rokossovsky. After him are Andrei Zhdanov, Oswald Mosley, Felix Steiner, Paula Hitler, Charlotte, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, and Anna Anderson. Among people deceased in 1953, Klement Gottwald ranks 10Before him are Gerd von Rundstedt, Ibn Saud, Robert Andrews Millikan, Lavrentiy Beria, Django Reinhardt, and Carol II of Romania. After him are Mary of Teck, Vladimir Tatlin, Francis Picabia, Emmerich Kálmán, Hans Fritzsche, and Ivan Bunin.

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In Czechia

Among people born in Czechia, Klement Gottwald ranks 39 out of 839Before him are Miloš Zeman (1944), Max Brod (1884), Karl Kautsky (1854), Hans Kelsen (1881), Wenceslaus I, Duke of Bohemia (907), and Jan Palach (1948). After him are Ottokar II of Bohemia (1233), Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (1289), Bernard Bolzano (1781), Josef Masopust (1931), Václav Klaus (1941), and Wenceslaus II of Bohemia (1271).

Among POLITICIANS In Czechia

Among politicians born in Czechia, Klement Gottwald ranks 6Before him are Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor (1316), Arthur Seyss-Inquart (1892), Edvard Beneš (1884), Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1850), and Miloš Zeman (1944). After him are Ottokar II of Bohemia (1233), Wenceslaus III of Bohemia (1289), Václav Klaus (1941), Wenceslaus II of Bohemia (1271), Emil Hácha (1872), and Karl Renner (1870).