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Lev Kamenev

1883 - 1936

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Lev Borisovich Kamenev (né 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 1,111,821 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Lev Kamenev is the 926th most popular politician (down from 897th in 2019), the 110th most popular biography from Russia (down from 108th in 2019) and the 43rd 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 926 out of 15,577Before him are Cassander, Raymond Poincaré, Charles I of Hungary, Jugurtha, Lee Myung-bak, and Benjamin Harrison. After him are Jiang Qing, Chaim Weizmann, Basil II, Andrew II of Hungary, Sebastian of Portugal, and Frederick William, Elector of Brandenburg.

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Among people born in 1883, Lev Kamenev ranks 12Before him are Walter Gropius, Khalil Gibran, Joseph Schumpeter, Anton Webern, Nikos Kazantzakis, and Jaroslav Hašek. After him are José Ortega y Gasset, Clement Attlee, Grigory Zinoviev, Napoleon Hill, Morihei Ueshiba, and Otto Heinrich Warburg. Among people deceased in 1936, Lev Kamenev ranks 10Before him are George V, Rudyard Kipling, Oswald Spengler, Luigi Pirandello, Lu Xun, and Ferdinand Tönnies. After him are Grigory Zinoviev, Eleftherios Venizelos, Albert Fish, G. K. Chesterton, Alexander Glazunov, and Miguel de Unamuno.

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Among people born in Russia, Lev Kamenev ranks 110 out of 3,262Before him are Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926), Sergey Kirov (1886), Otto Wallach (1847), Mikhail Bakhtin (1895), Mikhail Sholokhov (1905), and Ivan VI of Russia (1740). After him are Vasili III of Russia (1479), Nikolai Bukharin (1888), Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899), Alexander Alekhine (1892), and False Dmitry I (1581).


Among politicians born in Russia, Lev Kamenev ranks 43Before him are Feodor III of Russia (1661), Alexander Kerensky (1881), Nikolai Yezhov (1895), Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), Sergey Kirov (1886), and Ivan VI of Russia (1740). After him are Vasili III of Russia (1479), Nikolai Bukharin (1888), Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), False Dmitry I (1581), Tokhtamysh (1342), and Ivan V of Russia (1666).