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Olga of Kiev

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Olga (Church Slavonic: Ольга; Old Norse: Helga; c. 890–925 – 11 July 969) was a regent of Kievan Rus' for her son Sviatoslav from 945 until 960. Following her baptism, Olga took the name Elenа. She is known for her subjugation of the Drevlians, a tribe that had killed her husband Igor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Olga of Kiev has received more than 2,654,768 page views. Her biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Olga of Kiev is the 67th most popular nobleman (down from 61st in 2019), the 125th most popular biography from Russia (down from 113th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Russian Nobleman.

Olga of Kiev is most famous for being the first Christian ruler of Russia.

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Among noblemen, Olga of Kiev ranks 67 out of 842Before her are Archduke Charles, Duke of Teschen, Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, Fatma Sultan, Herodias, and Empress Matilda. After her are Afonso de Albuquerque, Princess Märtha of Sweden, Albert II, Prince of Monaco, Philip the Bold, Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten, and Elisabeth Farnese.

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Among people born in 890, Olga of Kiev ranks 1After her are Pope Anastasius III, Marozia, Rudolph of France, Chernorizets Hrabar, Alfonso IV of León, Ulrich of Augsburg, Drahomíra, Christopher Lekapenos, Gilbert, Duke of Lorraine, and Mardavij. Among people deceased in 969, Olga of Kiev ranks 2Before her is Nikephoros II Phokas. After her are Emperor Muzong of Liao and Michael Krešimir II of Croatia.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Olga of Kiev ranks 125 out of 3,262Before her are Ivan V of Russia (1666), Dzhokhar Dudayev (1944), Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850), Feodor II of Russia (1589), Boris Spassky (1937), and Mikhail Lermontov (1814). After her are Nikolai Lobachevsky (1792), Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897), Arnold Sommerfeld (1868), Mikhail Glinka (1804), Anatoly Dyatlov (1931), and Alexei Rykov (1881).

Among NOBLEMEN In Russia

Among noblemen born in Russia, Olga of Kiev ranks 7Before her are Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia (1901), Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (1895), Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia (1904), Alexander Nevsky (1220), Grand Duke Michael Alexandrovich of Russia (1878), and Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899). After her are Dmitry Donskoy (1350), Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (1882), Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia (1853), Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia (1876), Grand Duke Sergei Alexandrovich of Russia (1857), and Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia (1827).