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Mikhail Kalinin

1875 - 1946

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Mikhail Ivanovich Kalinin (Russian: Михаи́л Ива́нович Кали́нин [kɐˈlʲinʲɪn]; 19 November [O.S. 7 November] 1875 – 3 June 1946), known familiarly by Soviet citizens as "Kalinych", was a Soviet politician and 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 1,134,842 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 57 in 2019). Mikhail Kalinin is the 5th most popular public worker, the 87th most popular biography from Russia (down from 86th 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, Thomas Cromwell, Robert Walpole, Demetrius of Phalerum, François Guizot, Ali Hassan al-Majid, and Markus Wolf.

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Among people born in 1875, Mikhail Kalinin ranks 14Before him are Gerd von Rundstedt, Ibn Saud, Syngman Rhee, Mileva Marić, Aleister Crowley, and Albert I of Belgium. After him are Marie of Romania, Vallabhbhai Patel, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Gilbert N. Lewis, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, and Fritz Kreisler. Among people deceased in 1946, Mikhail Kalinin ranks 13Before him are Alfred Jodl, John Logie Baird, Hans Frank, Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Arthur Seyss-Inquart, and Ion Antonescu. After him are Wilhelm Frick, Julius Streicher, Alexander Alekhine, Gerhart Hauptmann, Werner von Blomberg, and Paul Langevin.

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Among people born in Russia, Mikhail Kalinin ranks 87 out of 3,262Before him are Roman Jakobson (1896), Grigory Potemkin (1739), Michael of Russia (1596), Wilhelm Wien (1864), Alexander Borodin (1833), and Alexis of Russia (1629). After him are Ivan Konev (1897), Andrei Rublev (1360), Mikhail Tukhachevsky (1893), Vasili IV of Russia (1552), Alexander Suvorov (1730), and Alexandra Kollontai (1872).


Among public workers born in Russia, Mikhail Kalinin ranks 1