Mikhail Kalinin

1875 - 1946

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Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin (Russian: Михаи́л Ива́нович Кали́нин, IPA: [kɐˈlʲinʲɪn] ; 19 November [O.S. 7 November] 1875 – 3 June 1946) was a Soviet politician and Russian Old Bolshevik revolutionary. He served as head of state of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic and later of the Soviet Union from 1919 to 1946. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mikhail Kalinin has received more than 1,369,580 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 59 in 2019). Mikhail Kalinin is the 5th most popular public worker, the 93rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 87th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Public Worker.

Mikhail Kalinin was the first president of the Soviet Union and served from 1922 to 1946. He was a member of the Bolshevik party and a close ally of Vladimir Lenin.

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Among public workers, Mikhail Kalinin ranks 5 out of 15Before him are Draco, Emperor Taishō, Alois Hitler, and Joseph Fouché. After him are Gaius Maecenas, Demetrius of Phalerum, Thomas Cromwell, Ali Hassan al-Majid, Robert Walpole, Markus Wolf, and John Stuart, 3rd Earl of Bute.

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Among people born in 1875, Mikhail Kalinin ranks 14Before him are Mileva Marić, Syngman Rhee, Gerd von Rundstedt, Jeanne Calment, Albert I of Belgium, and Aleister Crowley. After him are Vallabhbhai Patel, Gilbert N. Lewis, Henry Hallett Dale, John Buchan, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, and Marie of Romania. Among people deceased in 1946, Mikhail Kalinin ranks 12Before him are Alfred Rosenberg, Alfred Jodl, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Hans Frank, Ion Antonescu, and Arthur Seyss-Inquart. After him are Gerhart Hauptmann, Alexander Alekhine, Gertrude Stein, Wilhelm Frick, Werner von Blomberg, and Julius Streicher.

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Among people born in Russia, Mikhail Kalinin ranks 93 out of 3,761Before him are Otto Wallach (1847), Martti Ahtisaari (1937), Dmitry Medvedev (1965), Alexander Borodin (1833), Alexandra Kollontai (1872), and Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926). After him are Alexis of Russia (1629), Nikolai Bukharin (1888), Ivan VI of Russia (1740), Ivan Konev (1897), Alexander Glazunov (1865), and Lev Kamenev (1883).


Among public workers born in Russia, Mikhail Kalinin ranks 1