Maxim Litvinov

1876 - 1951

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Maxim Maximovich Litvinov (Russian pronunciation: [mɐkˈsʲim mɐkˈsʲiməvʲɪtɕ lʲɪˈtvʲinəf]; born Meir Henoch Wallach-Finkelstein; 17 July 1876 – 31 December 1951) was a Russian revolutionary and prominent Soviet politician. A strong advocate of diplomatic agreements leading towards disarmament, Litvinov was influential in making the Soviet Union a party to the Kellogg–Briand Pact of 1928 and was chiefly responsible in 1929 for adoption of the so-called Litvinov Protocol, a multilateral agreement bringing Kellogg-Briand into force between the Soviet Union and a number of neighboring states. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maxim Litvinov has received more than 348,340 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Maxim Litvinov is the 2,163rd most popular politician (up from 2,766th in 2019), the 125th most popular biography from Poland (up from 166th in 2019) and the 27th most popular Polish Politician.

Maxim Litvinov was a Soviet diplomat who was most famous for his role in negotiating the Treaty of Non-Aggression between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany.

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Among politicians, Maxim Litvinov ranks 2,163 out of 15,710Before him are Abgar V, Mohammed VI of Morocco, Princess Birgitta of Sweden, Constantine Laskaris, Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, and Milan I of Serbia. After him are Ahaziah of Israel, Eugène Edine Pottier, Roman Herzog, Li Peng, Antonia Minor, and Stefan Löfven.

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Among people born in 1876, Maxim Litvinov ranks 21Before him are Maurice de Vlaminck, Manuel de Falla, Elisabeth of Bavaria, Queen of Belgium, Róbert Bárány, Adolf Windaus, and Hermann Müller. After him are Muhammad Ali Jinnah, Dragutin Dimitrijević, Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia, Otto Diels, Kim Koo, and Max Jacob. Among people deceased in 1951, Maxim Litvinov ranks 13Before him are Wilhelm, German Crown Prince, Abdullah I of Jordan, Arnold Sommerfeld, René Guénon, Otto Fritz Meyerhof, and Hermann Broch. After him are Otto Ohlendorf, Prince Carl, Duke of Västergötland, Amélie of Orléans, August Horch, Alfred Hugenberg, and Sinclair Lewis.

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Among people born in Poland, Maxim Litvinov ranks 125 out of 1,231Before him are Antoni Grabowski (1857), Friedrich Bergius (1884), Kurt Alder (1902), Tadeusz Reichstein (1897), Géza I of Hungary (1040), and Adolf Anderssen (1818). After him are Alfred Tarski (1901), Erich Mendelsohn (1887), Witold Gombrowicz (1904), Władysław Sikorski (1881), Rochus Misch (1917), and Arthur Liebehenschel (1901).


Among politicians born in Poland, Maxim Litvinov ranks 27Before him are Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein (1858), Catherine Jagiellon (1526), Anna Jagiellon (1523), Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860), Karl Hanke (1903), and Géza I of Hungary (1040). After him are Arthur Liebehenschel (1901), Isabella Jagiellon (1519), Alexander Jagiellon (1461), Mieszko I of Poland (940), Donald Tusk (1957), and Alexandre Colonna-Walewski (1810).