Michael Rostovtzeff

1870 - 1952

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Mikhail Ivanovich Rostovtzeff, or Rostovtsev (Russian: Михаи́л Ива́нович Росто́вцев; November 10 [O.S. October 29] 1870 – October 20, 1952) was a Russian historian whose career straddled the 19th and 20th centuries and who produced important works on ancient Roman and Greek history. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Rostovtzeff has received more than 86,751 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Michael Rostovtzeff is the 128th most popular historian (up from 137th in 2019), the 253rd most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 258th in 2019) and the most popular Ukrainian Historian.

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Among historians, Michael Rostovtzeff ranks 128 out of 341Before him are Golo Mann, Barbara W. Tuchman, Norman Davies, John Kinnamos, Wilhelm Worringer, and Guibert of Nogent. After him are Philostorgius, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Jan Huyghen van Linschoten, Charles Diehl, Richard Pipes, and Anthony Blunt.

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Among people born in 1870, Michael Rostovtzeff ranks 58Before him are François Georges-Picot, Vítězslav Novák, Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria, Alexandre Benois, Géza Maróczy, and Herbert Kilpin. After him are Vladimir Purishkevich, Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel, Princess Henriette of Belgium, Marianne Weber, Leonid Krasin, and Kitaro Nishida. Among people deceased in 1952, Michael Rostovtzeff ranks 50Before him are Kurt Schumacher, Thomas Hicks, Bernard Lyot, Viktor Chernov, Albert Forster, and Hans Kramers. After him are Albert, 8th Prince of Thurn and Taxis, Louise d'Orléans, Hiranuma Kiichirō, William Fox, Michael von Faulhaber, and Eli Heckscher.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Michael Rostovtzeff ranks 253 out of 913Before him are Efim Geller (1925), Grigori Sokolnikov (1888), Igor Belanov (1960), Vladimir Gelfand (1923), Vladimir Dal (1801), and Abraham Zapruder (1905). After him are Euphrosyne of Kiev (1130), Gregor Piatigorsky (1903), David Burliuk (1882), Maurycy Gottlieb (1856), Mirosław Hermaszewski (1941), and Alexander Marinesko (1913).

Among HISTORIANS In Ukraine

Among historians born in Ukraine, Michael Rostovtzeff ranks 1