Paul I of Russia

1754 - 1801

Paul I of Russia

Paul (Russian: Па́вел I Петро́вич; Pavel Petrovich) (1 October [O.S. 20 September] 1754 – 23 March [O.S. 11 March] 1801) reigned as Emperor of Russia between 1796 and 1801. Officially, he was the only son of Peter III and Catherine the Great, although Catherine hinted that he was fathered by her lover Sergei Saltykov. Paul remained overshadowed by his mother for most of his life. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Paul I of Russia has received more than 3,087,644 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 294th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Paul I of Russia ranks 291 out of 14,801Before him are Orhan, Willy Brandt, Vyacheslav Molotov, Peter III of Russia, Ali Khamenei, and Helmut Kohl. After him are Herod Antipas, Philip IV of Spain, Olof Palme, Sejong the Great, Charles VI of France, and Croesus.

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Among people born in 1754, Paul I of Russia ranks 2Before him is Louis XVI of France. After him are Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Joseph Proust, Ferdinand Karl, Archduke of Austria-Este, Madame Roland, Seraphim of Sarov, Jacques Pierre Brissot, Bon-Adrien Jeannot de Moncey, William Bligh, Jean-François Pilâtre de Rozier, and Frederick I of Württemberg. Among people deceased in 1801, Paul I of Russia ranks 1After him are Novalis, Domenico Cimarosa, Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria, Johann Kaspar Lavater, Grand Duchess Alexandra Pavlovna of Russia, Archduchess Maria Clementina of Austria, Carl Stamitz, Andrea Luchesi, Benedict Arnold, Charles Louis, Hereditary Prince of Baden, and Murad Bey.

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Among people born in Russia, Paul I of Russia ranks 47 out of 2,050Before him are Modest Mussorgsky (1839), Alexander II of Russia (1818), Konstantin Chernenko (1911), Elizabeth of Russia (1709), David Hilbert (1862), and Vyacheslav Molotov (1890). After him are E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776), Mikhail Kalashnikov (1919), Alexander Nevsky (1220), Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (1895), Boris Pasternak (1890), and Georg Cantor (1845).


Among politicians born in Russia, Paul I of Russia ranks 19Before him are Nicholas I of Russia (1796), Georgy Zhukov (1896), Alexander II of Russia (1818), Konstantin Chernenko (1911), Elizabeth of Russia (1709), and Vyacheslav Molotov (1890). After him are Frederick I of Prussia (1657), Boris Godunov (1552), Anna of Russia (1693), Georgy Malenkov (1902), Rurik (830), and Alexander Kerensky (1881).

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