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Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova

1835 - 1916

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Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova (Russian: Мария Александровна Ульянова; née Blank; 6 March [O.S. 22 February] 1835 – 25 July [O.S. 12 July] 1916) was the mother of Bolshevik revolutionary Vladimir Lenin, who in 1922 founded the Soviet Union. She was born in Saint Petersburg as Maria Alexandrovna Blank, one of six children. Her father, Alexandr Dmitrievich Blank, was a well-to-do physician. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova has received more than 283,192 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova is the 1,121st most popular religious figure (up from 1,219th in 2019), the 581st most popular biography from Russia (up from 644th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Russian Religious Figure.

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Among religious figures, Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova ranks 1,121 out of 2,238Before her are Pietro Gasparri, Nilus the Younger, Moses the Black, Robert Estienne, Leonardo Sandri, and Lutgardis. After her are Anthony Maria Zaccaria, Begga, Brigid of Kildare, Lidwina, Ulrich of Augsburg, and Abraham Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron.

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Among people born in 1835, Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova ranks 31Before her are Elisha Gray, Adolph Wagner, Hijikata Toshizō, Sai Baba of Shirdi, Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, and Simon Newcomb. After her are Mendele Mocher Sforim, Matsukata Masayoshi, Eugenio Beltrami, Christian Otto Mohr, Tomás Estrada Palma, and John Hughlings Jackson. Among people deceased in 1916, Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova ranks 50Before her are Hans Richter, Hugo Münsterberg, Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach, Torakusu Yamaha, Ōyama Iwao, and Princess Adelheid-Marie of Anhalt-Dessau. After her are Oswald Boelcke, Hiram Maxim, Max Immelmann, Paolo Tosti, Fredrik Idestam, and Petar Kočić.

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Among people born in Russia, Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova ranks 581 out of 3,262Before her are Nicholas of Japan (1836), Sergei Dovlatov (1941), Alexander Belyaev (1884), Vladimir Shukhov (1853), Yevgeny Leonov (1926), and Nikolai Medtner (1879). After her are Irina Rodnina (1949), Katarzyna Kobro (1898), Dmitry Merezhkovsky (1866), Markian Popov (1902), Chaim Rumkowski (1877), and Valerian Kuybyshev (1888).


Among religious figures born in Russia, Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova ranks 11Before her are Eugen Sandow (1867), Sergius of Radonezh (1314), Avvakum (1620), Basil Fool for Christ (1468), Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow (1865), and Nicholas of Japan (1836). After her are Xenia of Saint Petersburg (1719), Anna Vyrubova (1884), Nadezhda von Meck (1831), Alexander Schmorell (1917), Aleksandr Akimov (1953), and Patriarch Pimen I of Moscow (1910).