Lev Kamenev

1883 - 1936

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Lev Borisovich Kamenev (born Rozenfeld; 18 July [O.S. 6 July] 1883 – 25 August 1936) was a Bolshevik revolutionary and a prominent Soviet politician. Born in Moscow to parents who were both involved in revolutionary politics, Kamenev attended Imperial Moscow University before becoming a revolutionary himself, joining the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (RSDLP) in 1901 and was active in Moscow, Saint Petersburg and Tiflis (now Tbilisi). He took part in the failed Russian Revolution of 1905. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lev Kamenev has received more than 933,991 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Lev Kamenev is the 898th most popular politician (up from 908th in 2019), the 108th most popular biography from Russia (up from 109th in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Russian Politician.

Lev Kamenev was a Russian revolutionary who was a leading member of the Bolshevik party and a close ally of Vladimir Lenin. He was one of the seven members of the first Politburo, founded in 1917 to manage the Bolshevik Revolution. He was instrumental in the October Revolution, which led to the overthrow of the Russian Tsar.

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Among politicians, Lev Kamenev ranks 898 out of 15,710Before him are Arthur Henderson, Antiochus IV Epiphanes, Pepi II Neferkare, Michael I Rangabe, Charles XI of Sweden, and Simeon I of Bulgaria. After him are Mahathir Mohamad, Michel Temer, Vlad II Dracul, Guangxu Emperor, Hassan Rouhani, and Barbara of Cilli.

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Among people born in 1883, Lev Kamenev ranks 12Before him are Walter Gropius, Joseph Schumpeter, Khalil Gibran, Anton Webern, Nikos Kazantzakis, and Jaroslav Hašek. After him are Napoleon Hill, Morihei Ueshiba, José Ortega y Gasset, Victor Francis Hess, Grigory Zinoviev, and Clement Attlee. Among people deceased in 1936, Lev Kamenev ranks 8Before him are Maxim Gorky, Federico García Lorca, Rudyard Kipling, George V, Lu Xun, and Oswald Spengler. After him are Ferdinand Tönnies, Luigi Pirandello, Grigory Zinoviev, Albert Fish, G. K. Chesterton, and Miguel de Unamuno.

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Among people born in Russia, Lev Kamenev ranks 108 out of 2,688Before him are Alexander Alekhine (1892), Mikhail Lermontov (1814), Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), Ivan V of Russia (1666), Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), and Sergey Kirov (1886). After him are Vasili IV of Russia (1552), Nikolai Vavilov (1887), Feodor III of Russia (1661), Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia (1878), Olga of Kiev (890), and Mily Balakirev (1837).


Among politicians born in Russia, Lev Kamenev ranks 42Before him are Ivan VI of Russia (1740), Nikolai Bukharin (1888), Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), Ivan V of Russia (1666), Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), and Sergey Kirov (1886). After him are Vasili IV of Russia (1552), Feodor III of Russia (1661), Alexander Kolchak (1874), Vasili III of Russia (1479), Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897), and Tokhtamysh (1342).