Peter II of Russia

1715 - 1730

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Peter II Alexeyevich (23 October 1715 – 30 January 1730) was Emperor of Russia from 1727 until 1730, when he died at the age of 14. He was the only son of Tsarevich Alexei Petrovich and Charlotte Christine of Brunswick-Lüneburg. After Catherine I's death, Alexander Menshikov controlled Peter II, but was thwarted by his opponents and exiled by Peter. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter II of Russia has received more than 2,187,365 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Peter II of Russia is the 558th most popular politician (down from 478th in 2019), the 68th most popular biography from Russia (down from 64th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Russian Politician.

Peter the Great was the first emperor of Russia and is most famous for his reforms of the Russian government and society.

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Over the past year Peter II of Russia has had the most page views in the with 578,178 views, followed by English (315,533), and Spanish (33,037). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Marathi (4,557.14%), Cantonese (1,081.08%), and Anglo-Saxon (982.72%)


Among politicians, Peter II of Russia ranks 558 out of 19,576Before him are Menes, Vytautas, Richard II of England, Ngo Dinh Diem, Suharto, and Emperor Gaozu of Han. After him are Frederick William IV of Prussia, Nebuchadnezzar I, Oscar I of Sweden, George I of Greece, Mobutu Sese Seko, and Ahmose I.

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Among people born in 1715, Peter II of Russia ranks 1After him are Claude Adrien Helvétius, Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Bevern, Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues, Robert-François Damiens, Charles, Prince of Soubise, Johann Gottfried Bernhard Bach, Georg Christoph Wagenseil, Victor de Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau, Dorothea Erxleben, Ewald Christian von Kleist, and Christian Fürchtegott Gellert. Among people deceased in 1730, Peter II of Russia ranks 2Before him is Pope Benedict XIII. After him are Frederick IV of Denmark, Leonardo Vinci, Theresa Kunegunda Sobieska, Charles I, Landgrave of Hesse-Kassel, Hans Hermann von Katte, Jakob Ammann, Árni Magnússon, Adrienne Lecouvreur, François de Neufville, duc de Villeroy, and Luigi Ferdinando Marsili.

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Among people born in Russia, Peter II of Russia ranks 68 out of 3,761Before him are Frederick I of Prussia (1657), Georg Cantor (1845), Mikhail Kutuzov (1745), Yaroslav the Wise (978), Vasily Zaitsev (1915), and Alexei Nikolaevich, Tsarevich of Russia (1904). After him are Peter Carl Fabergé (1846), Lou Andreas-Salomé (1861), Stanislav Petrov (1939), Wilhelm Wien (1864), Roman Jakobson (1896), and Yevgeny Prigozhin (1961).


Among politicians born in Russia, Peter II of Russia ranks 25Before him are Elizabeth of Russia (1709), Paul I of Russia (1754), Georgy Malenkov (1902), Rurik (830), Frederick I of Prussia (1657), and Yaroslav the Wise (978). After him are Anna of Russia (1693), Ivan III of Russia (1440), Boris Godunov (1552), Michael of Russia (1596), Feodor I of Russia (1557), and Alexander Kerensky (1881).