Nikita Khrushchev

1894 - 1971

Nikita Khrushchev

Nikita Sergeyevich Khrushchev (15 April [O.S. 3 April] 1894 – 11 September 1971) was a Soviet politician who led the Soviet Union during part of the Cold War as the first secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1953 to 1964 and as chairman of the Council of Ministers (or premier) from 1958 to 1964. Khrushchev was responsible for the de-Stalinization of the Soviet Union, for backing the progress of the early Soviet space program, and for several relatively liberal reforms in areas of domestic policy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikita Khrushchev has received more than 8,253,854 page views. His biography is available in 116 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 55th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Nikita Khrushchev ranks 54 out of 14,801Before him are Marcus Aurelius, Hillary Clinton, John F. Kennedy, Mary, Queen of Scots, Franz Joseph I of Austria, and Pericles. After him are Selim II, Hammurabi, Justinian I, Saddam Hussein, Nicolae Ceaușescu, and James K. Polk.

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Among people born in 1894, Nikita Khrushchev ranks 1After him are Rudolf Hess, Gavrilo Princip, Aldous Huxley, Edward VIII, John Ford, Boris III of Bulgaria, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Jean Renoir, Maximilian Kolbe, Georges Lemaître, and Norbert Wiener. Among people deceased in 1971, Nikita Khrushchev ranks 1After him are Coco Chanel, Igor Stravinsky, Louis Armstrong, Jim Morrison, György Lukács, Hermann Hoth, Audie Murphy, François Duvalier, Fernandel, Lawrence Bragg, and Paul Karrer.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Nikita Khrushchev ranks 11 out of 2,050Before him are Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840), Mikhail Gorbachev (1931), Yuri Gagarin (1934), Anton Chekhov (1860), Dmitri Mendeleev (1834), and Peter the Great (1672). After him are Alexander Pushkin (1799), Nicholas II of Russia (1868), Ivan the Terrible (1530), Vladimir Putin (1952), Boris Yeltsin (1931), and Ivan Pavlov (1849).


Among politicians born in Russia, Nikita Khrushchev ranks 4Before him are Vladimir Lenin (1870), Mikhail Gorbachev (1931), and Peter the Great (1672). After him are Nicholas II of Russia (1868), Ivan the Terrible (1530), Vladimir Putin (1952), Boris Yeltsin (1931), Kim Jong-il (1941), Alexander I of Russia (1777), Yuri Andropov (1914), and Alexander III of Russia (1845).

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