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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. Evidence has emerged since the dissolution of the Soviet Union of the fabrication of the Pavlik Morozov legend, as well as what Soviet officials thought of him. 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pavlik Morozov has received more than 509,110 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Pavlik Morozov is the 49th most popular extremist (up from 60th in 2019), the 313th most popular biography from Russia (up 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 49 out of 209Before him are George Jung, Issei Sagawa, Henri Désiré Landru, Jeffrey Dahmer, Sawney Bean, and Fritz Haarmann. After him are Madame de Brinvilliers, Abu Nidal, Butch Cassidy, Patrizia Reggiani, Edmund Kemper, and George Stinney.

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Among people born in 1918, Pavlik Morozov ranks 36Before him are Ernst Otto Fischer, Muriel Spark, Kai Siegbahn, Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, Martin Ryle, and Bertram Brockhouse. After him are Birgit Nilsson, Jerome Karle, André Bazin, Lila Kedrova, Günther Rall, and Jens Christian Skou. Among people deceased in 1932, Pavlik Morozov ranks 18Before him are George Eastman, Margaret Brown, Errico Malatesta, Joseph Babinski, Frederick Augustus III of Saxony, and Edgar Wallace. After him are André Maginot, Max Wolf, Sophia of Prussia, Ferdinand Buisson, Jules Chéret, and Eugen d'Albert.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Pavlik Morozov ranks 313 out of 3,262Before him are Vasily Arkhipov (1926), Varlam Shalamov (1907), Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz (1843), Sofia Gubaidulina (1931), Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia (1784), and Aleksey Kuropatkin (1848). After him are Alfred Schnittke (1934), Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (1890), Alexej von Jawlensky (1864), Yevgeny Yevtushenko (1933), Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin (1855), and Georgy Chicherin (1872).

Among EXTREMISTS In Russia

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