Maria Spiridonova

1884 - 1941

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Maria Alexandrovna Spiridonova (Russian: Мари́я Алекса́ндровна Спиридо́нова; 16 October 1884 – 11 September 1941) was a Narodnik-inspired Russian revolutionary. In 1906, as a novice member of a local combat group of the Tambov Socialists-Revolutionaries (SRs), she assassinated a security official. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Spiridonova has received more than 263,898 page views. Her biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Maria Spiridonova is the 163rd most popular social activist (up from 168th in 2019), the 461st most popular biography from Russia (up from 495th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Russian Social Activist.

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Over the past year Maria Spiridonova has had the most page views in the with 62,227 views, followed by English (46,617), and Spanish (14,747). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Greek (1,558.14%), Spanish (227.35%), and Catalan (80.95%)


Among social activists, Maria Spiridonova ranks 163 out of 840Before her are Ales Bialiatski, Yiannis Ritsos, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, Rudi Dutschke, Alexander Pechersky, and Mordechai Vanunu. After her are Frederick Douglass, Rigoberta Menchú, Otoya Yamaguchi, René Just Haüy, Kittur Chennamma, and Al-Shaykh Al-Mufid.

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Among people born in 1884, Maria Spiridonova ranks 45Before her are Mammad Amin Rasulzadeh, Petru Groza, Antonín Zápotocký, Hugo Gernsback, Zinaida Serebriakova, and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. After her are Empress Teimei, Hugo Schmeisser, Princess Helen of Serbia, Louis B. Mayer, Béla Balázs, and Halide Edib Adıvar. Among people deceased in 1941, Maria Spiridonova ranks 51Before her are Tullio Levi-Civita, Rudolf Hilferding, Paul-Jacques Curie, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, Franz Gürtner, and Ernst Lindemann. After her are Edwin S. Porter, Gaetano Mosca, Benjamin Lee Whorf, Karin Boye, Henri Cornet, and Guido Adler.

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Among people born in Russia, Maria Spiridonova ranks 461 out of 3,761Before her are Tsarevich Ivan Ivanovich of Russia (1554), Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya (1923), Yuri Nikulin (1921), Dmitry Pozharsky (1577), Leonid Rogozov (1934), and Vasily Bartold (1869). After her are Lyubov Popova (1889), Alexander Radishchev (1749), Naina Yeltsina (1932), Grigory Sokolov (1950), Nadezhda von Meck (1831), and Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow (1865).


Among social activists born in Russia, Maria Spiridonova ranks 12Before her are Witold Pilecki (1901), Aleksandr Ulyanov (1866), Dmitry Muratov (1961), Sergey Nechayev (1847), Ales Bialiatski (1962), and Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya (1923). After her are Vladimir Bukovsky (1942), Ilya Ulyanov (1831), Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov (1890), Sophia Perovskaya (1853), Vera Figner (1852), and Alexander Antonov (1889).