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Nikolai Bukharin

1888 - 1938

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Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin (Russian: Никола́й Ива́нович Буха́рин) (9 October [O.S. 27 September] 1888 – 15 March 1938) was a Bolshevik revolutionary, Soviet politician, Marxist philosopher and economist and prolific author on revolutionary theory. Bukharin's political life began at the age of sixteen, with his lifelong friend Ilya Ehrenburg, when they participated in student activities at Moscow University related to the Russian Revolution of 1905. He joined the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party in 1906. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikolai Bukharin has received more than 1,408,079 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Nikolai Bukharin is the 948th most popular politician (down from 822nd in 2019), the 112th most popular biography from Russia (down from 101st in 2019) and the 45th most popular Russian Politician.

Nikolai Bukharin was a Russian revolutionary and Bolshevik, as well as a Soviet politician. He was a member of the Politburo, the Central Committee, and the Orgburo. He was also editor-in-chief of Pravda. He was executed during the Great Purge.

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Among politicians, Nikolai Bukharin ranks 948 out of 15,577Before him are Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, Vasili III of Russia, Princess Ludovika of Bavaria, Halime Sultan, Lysimachus, and Alfonso XII of Spain. After him are Nadezhda Krupskaya, Ptolemy XII Auletes, Onan, Mausolus, Otto II, Holy Roman Emperor, and Margaret of Parma.

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Among people born in 1888, Nikolai Bukharin ranks 11Before him are John Logie Baird, José Raúl Capablanca, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, Giorgio de Chirico, Otto Stern, and Carl Schmitt. After him are Nestor Makhno, Alexander I of Yugoslavia, Raymond Chandler, Jean Monnet, Friedrich Fromm, and Shmuel Yosef Agnon. Among people deceased in 1938, Nikolai Bukharin ranks 9Before him are Kanō Jigorō, Georges Méliès, Karel Čapek, Konstantin Stanislavski, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, and Béla Kun. After him are Karl Kautsky, Faustina Kowalska, Charles Édouard Guillaume, Robert Johnson, Alexei Rykov, and Gabriele D'Annunzio.

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Among people born in Russia, Nikolai Bukharin ranks 112 out of 3,262Before him are Otto Wallach (1847), Mikhail Bakhtin (1895), Mikhail Sholokhov (1905), Ivan VI of Russia (1740), Lev Kamenev (1883), and Vasili III of Russia (1479). After him are Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899), Alexander Alekhine (1892), False Dmitry I (1581), Valery Legasov (1936), and Tokhtamysh (1342).


Among politicians born in Russia, Nikolai Bukharin ranks 45Before him are Nikolai Yezhov (1895), Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), Sergey Kirov (1886), Ivan VI of Russia (1740), Lev Kamenev (1883), and Vasili III of Russia (1479). After him are Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), False Dmitry I (1581), Tokhtamysh (1342), Ivan V of Russia (1666), Dzhokhar Dudayev (1944), and Feodor II of Russia (1589).