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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 Russian revolutionary, political theorist and Soviet politician. Ideologically a Marxist, his developments to the ideology are called Trotskyism. Born to a wealthy Jewish family in Yanovka (now Bereslavka, Ukraine), Trotsky embraced Marxism after moving to Nikolayev in 1896. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Leon Trotsky has received more than 12,119,113 page views. His biography is available in 129 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 124 in 2019). Leon Trotsky is the 47th most popular politician, the 2nd most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 1st in 2019) and the 2nd 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 15,577Before him are Franz Joseph I of Austria, Akhenaten, Pericles, Maria Theresa, Ulysses S. Grant, and Nero. After him are Peter the Great, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Angela Merkel, Saddam Hussein, Boris Yeltsin, and Nebuchadnezzar II.

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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, Emperor Taishō, Franz von Papen, Otto Hahn, 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, Neville Chamberlain, Paul Klee, Mikhail Bulgakov, Walter Benjamin, J. J. Thomson, Robert Wadlow, Nikolai Yezhov, Emma Goldman, and Carl Bosch.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Leon Trotsky ranks 2 out of 1,083Before him are Hurrem Sultan (1502). After him are Leonid Brezhnev (1906), Nikolai Gogol (1809), Sergei Prokofiev (1891), Viktor Yanukovych (1950), Hafsa Sultan (1479), Stepan Bandera (1909), Ilya Repin (1844), Golda Meir (1898), Kazimir Malevich (1879), and John III Sobieski (1629).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Leon Trotsky ranks 2Before him are Hurrem Sultan (1502). After him are Leonid Brezhnev (1906), Viktor Yanukovych (1950), Hafsa Sultan (1479), Stepan Bandera (1909), Golda Meir (1898), John III Sobieski (1629), Sviatoslav I of Kiev (942), Kliment Voroshilov (1881), Stanisław Leszczyński (1677), and Leonid Kuchma (1938).