Konstantin Pobedonostsev

1827 - 1907

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Konstantin Petrovich Pobedonostsev (Russian: Константи́н Петро́вич Победоно́сцев, IPA: [kənstɐnʲˈtʲin pʲɪˈtrovʲɪtɕ pəbʲɪdɐˈnostsɨf]; 21 May 1827 – 23 March 1907) was a Russian jurist, statesman, and adviser to three Tsars. He became the chief spokesman for reactionary positions and the "éminence grise" of imperial politics during the reign (1881–1894) of Alexander III of Russia, holding the position (1880–1905) of Ober-Procurator of the Most Holy Synod, the non-clerical Russian-Empire official who supervised the Russian Orthodox Church. His writings on politics, law, art, and culture emphasized the positive element of the spiritual and secular unification of Russia with the acceptance of Christianity. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Konstantin Pobedonostsev has received more than 142,215 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Konstantin Pobedonostsev is the 7,719th most popular politician (down from 7,487th in 2019), the 729th most popular biography from Russia (down from 719th in 2019) and the 214th most popular Russian Politician.

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Among politicians, Konstantin Pobedonostsev ranks 7,719 out of 15,710Before him are Frederick, Hereditary Prince of Baden-Durlach, Eustace IV, Count of Boulogne, Manuel III of Trebizond, Erik Scavenius, Dhyan Chand, and Fuad Chehab. After him are Xu Shichang, Souvanna Phouma, Spurius Cassius Viscellinus, Juan Belmonte, Jean Chrétien, and Milan Babić.

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Among people born in 1827, Konstantin Pobedonostsev ranks 26Before him are Jyotirao Phule, Oswald Achenbach, Prince Gustaf, Duke of Uppland, Pyotr Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky, Lew Wallace, and Sandford Fleming. After him are Archduke Wilhelm Franz of Austria, Paul de Lagarde, Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia, Frederick Abel, Peter II, Grand Duke of Oldenburg, and Archduke Rainer Ferdinand of Austria. Among people deceased in 1907, Konstantin Pobedonostsev ranks 34Before him are Carola of Vasa, Stanisław Wyspiański, William Le Baron Jenney, Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, Hermann Carl Vogel, and Kuno Fischer. After him are René Pottier, Nicolae Grigorescu, John Kerr, William, Prince of Wied, Prince Ludwig August of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Ottomar Anschütz.

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Among people born in Russia, Konstantin Pobedonostsev ranks 729 out of 2,688Before him are Xenia of Saint Petersburg (1719), Vladislav Tretiak (1952), Philipp, Prince of Eulenburg (1847), Nikolay Dobrolyubov (1836), Eduard Streltsov (1937), and Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich of Russia (1879). After him are Olga Rozanova (1886), Olga Rubtsova (1909), Boris Stürmer (1848), Duchess Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia (1586), Alexander Yakovlev (1923), and Tatiana Samoilova (1934).


Among politicians born in Russia, Konstantin Pobedonostsev ranks 214Before him are Andrei Karlov (1954), Duke Alexander of Württemberg (1804), Anatoly Lukyanov (1930), Eudoxia Streshneva (1608), Philipp, Prince of Eulenburg (1847), and Grand Duke Andrei Vladimirovich of Russia (1879). After him are Boris Stürmer (1848), Duchess Magdalene Sibylle of Prussia (1586), Alexander Yakovlev (1923), Mikhail Fradkov (1950), Mikhail Speransky (1772), and Sviatoslav III of Vladimir (1196).