Leon Trotsky

1879 - 1940

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Lev Davidovich Bronstein (7 November [O.S. 26 October] 1879 – 21 August 1940), better known as Leon Trotsky (), was a Ukrainian-Russian Marxist revolutionary, political theorist and politician. Ideologically a communist, he developed a variant of Marxism which has become known as Trotskyism. Born to a wealthy Ukrainian-Jewish family in Yanovka (now Bereslavka), Trotsky embraced Marxism after moving to Mykolaiv in 1896. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leon Trotsky has received more than 10,953,176 page views. His biography is available in 124 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 119 in 2019). Leon Trotsky is the 47th most popular politician (down from 41st in 2019), the most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 2nd in 2019) and the most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Leon Trotsky was a Russian revolutionary and Marxist theorist. He was instrumental in the October Revolution of 1917, which led to the creation of the Soviet Union. Trotsky later opposed the Stalinist regime and was exiled from the Soviet Union in 1929.

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Among politicians, Leon Trotsky ranks 47 out of 15,710Before him are Richard III of England, Maria Theresa, Martin Van Buren, Peter the Great, John F. Kennedy, and Fidel Castro. After him are Josip Broz Tito, Caligula, Hillary Clinton, Vladimir Putin, Trajan, and Hammurabi.

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Among people born in 1879, Leon Trotsky ranks 3Before him are Albert Einstein and Joseph Stalin. After him are Paul Klee, Kazimir Malevich, Franz von Papen, Otto Hahn, Emperor Taishō, Emiliano Zapata, Max von Laue, Owen Willans Richardson, and Alma Mahler. Among people deceased in 1940, Leon Trotsky ranks 1After him are F. Scott Fitzgerald, Selma Lagerlöf, Paul Klee, Walter Benjamin, J. J. Thomson, Mikhail Bulgakov, Neville Chamberlain, Robert Wadlow, Nikolai Yezhov, Emma Goldman, and Peter Behrens.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Leon Trotsky ranks 1 out of 913After him are Hurrem Sultan (1502), Leonid Brezhnev (1906), Nikolai Gogol (1809), Sergei Prokofiev (1891), Kazimir Malevich (1879), Golda Meir (1898), Mikhail Bulgakov (1891), John III Sobieski (1629), Joseph Conrad (1857), Ilya Repin (1844), and Helena Blavatsky (1831).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Leon Trotsky ranks 1After him are Hurrem Sultan (1502), Leonid Brezhnev (1906), Golda Meir (1898), John III Sobieski (1629), Hafsa Sultan (1479), Kliment Voroshilov (1881), Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), Stepan Bandera (1909), Grigory Zinoviev (1883), and Andrei Zhdanov (1896).