Peter Kropotkin

1842 - 1921

Peter Kropotkin

Pyotr Alexeyevich Kropotkin (; Russian: Пётр Алексе́евич Кропо́ткин Russian pronunciation: [ˈpʲɵtr ɐlʲɪkˈsʲejɪvʲɪt͡ɕ krɐˈpotkʲɪn]; 9 December 1842 – 8 February 1921) was a Russian anarchist, socialist, revolutionary, economist, sociologist, historian, zoologist, political scientist, human geographer and philosopher who advocated anarcho-communism. He was also an activist, essayist, researcher and writer. Born into an aristocratic land-owning family, Kropotkin attended a military school and later served as an officer in Siberia, where he participated in several geological expeditions. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter Kropotkin has received more than 1,242,401 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 11th most popular biologist.

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Among biologists, Peter Kropotkin ranks 11 out of 686Before him are Ivan Pavlov, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, Ernst Haeckel, Konrad Lorenz, and Karl Landsteiner. After him are James Watson, Georges Cuvier, Alfred Russel Wallace, Richard Dawkins, Francis Crick, and Thomas Henry Huxley.

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Among people born in 1842, Peter Kropotkin ranks 3Before him are Abdul Hamid II and William James. After him are Stéphane Mallarmé, Alfred Marshall, John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Karl May, Jules Massenet, Josef Breuer, Dominic Savio, Camille Flammarion, and Paul Lafargue. Among people deceased in 1921, Peter Kropotkin ranks 3Before him are Camille Saint-Saëns and Enrico Caruso. After him are Gabriel Lippmann, Peter I of Serbia, John Boyd Dunlop, Ludwig III of Bavaria, Talaat Pasha, Carl Menger, Antoni Grabowski, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, and Nicholas I of Montenegro.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Peter Kropotkin ranks 57 out of 2,050Before him are Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (1895), Boris Pasternak (1890), Georg Cantor (1845), Gustav Kirchhoff (1824), Alexander Borodin (1833), and Andrei Tarkovsky (1932). After him are Frederick I of Prussia (1657), Vasily Zaitsev (1915), Konstantin Stanislavski (1863), Anna Pavlova (1881), Rudolf Nureyev (1938), and Boris Godunov (1552).

Among BIOLOGISTS In Russia

Among biologists born in Russia, Peter Kropotkin ranks 2Before him are Ivan Pavlov (1849). After him are Vladimir Vernadsky (1863), Alexander Oparin (1894), Ivan Vladimirovich Michurin (1855), Nikolai Vavilov (1887), Nikolay Pirogov (1810), Dmitri Ivanovsky (1864), Ilya Ivanovich Ivanov (null), Nikolai Severtzov (1827), Karl Friedrich von Gaertner (1772), and Kliment Timiryazev (1843).

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