Pavlik Morozov

1918 - 1932

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Pavel Trofimovich Morozov (Russian: Па́вел Трофи́мович Моро́зов; 14 November 1918 – 3 September 1932), better known by the diminutive Pavlik, was a Soviet youth praised by the Soviet press as a martyr. His story, dated to 1932, is that of a 13-year-old boy who denounced his father to the authorities and was in turn killed by his family. His story was a subject of reading, songs, plays, a symphonic poem, a full-length opera, and six biographies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pavlik Morozov has received more than 370,628 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia. Pavlik Morozov is the 59th most popular extremist (down from 51st in 2019), the 368th most popular biography from Russia (down from 367th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Extremist.

Pavlik Morozov was a 13-year-old boy who was killed by his father for informing the authorities about his father's plans to join the kulaks.

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Among extremists, Pavlik Morozov ranks 59 out of 205Before him are George Stinney, George Jung, Karl Denke, Emperor Norton, Jordan Belfort, and Johnny Torrio. After him are Willi Herold, Timothy McVeigh, Henri Désiré Landru, Friedrich Jeckeln, Edmund Kemper, and Boris Savinkov.

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Among people born in 1918, Pavlik Morozov ranks 54Before him are Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, Bertram Brockhouse, Lila Kedrova, Jerome Karle, Sam Walton, and Rosemary Kennedy. After him are Fanny Blankers-Koen, João Goulart, Oscar Luigi Scalfaro, Henryk Szeryng, Edward A. Murphy Jr., and François Tombalbaye. Among people deceased in 1932, Pavlik Morozov ranks 22Before him are Max Wolf, Edgar Wallace, Frederick Augustus III of Saxony, John Charles Fields, André Maginot, and Sophia of Prussia. After him are Franz von Hipper, Pierre De Geyter, Ferdinand Buisson, Ottokar Czernin, Eugen d'Albert, and John Philip Sousa.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Pavlik Morozov ranks 368 out of 2,688Before him are Sergey Mikhalkov (1913), Eugen Sandow (1867), Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (1890), Bulat Okudzhava (1924), Zinovy Rozhestvensky (1848), and Mikhail Vrubel (1856). After him are Mengu-Timur (1235), Princess Louise of Prussia (1808), Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia (1882), Sergey Nechayev (1847), Tamara Karsavina (1885), and Valentin Serov (1865).

Among EXTREMISTS In Russia

Among extremists born in Russia, Pavlik Morozov ranks 1After him are Wilhelm Voigt (1849), Shamil Basayev (1965), Dmitry Ilyich Ulyanov (1874), Dokka Umarov (1964), and Alexander Pichushkin (1974).