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Peter the Great

1672 - 1725

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Peter the Great (Russian: Пётр Вели́кий, tr. Pyotr Velikiy, IPA: [ˈpʲɵtr vʲɪˈlʲikʲɪj]), Peter I (Russian: Пётр Первый, tr. Pyotr Pyerviy, IPA: [ˈpʲɵtr ˈpʲɛrvɨj]) or Pyotr Alekseevich (Russian: Пётр Алексе́евич, IPA: [ˈpʲɵtr ɐlʲɪˈksʲejɪvʲɪtɕ]; 9 June [O.S. 30 May] 1672 – 8 February [O.S. 28 January] 1725) ruled the Tsardom of Russia and later the Russian Empire from 7 May [O.S. 27 April] 1682 until his death in 1725, jointly ruling before 1696 with his elder half-brother, Ivan V. Through a number of successful wars, he expanded the Tsardom into a much larger empire that became a major European power and also laid the groundwork for the Imperial Russian Navy after capturing ports at Azov and the Baltic Sea. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Peter the Great has received more than 5,487,662 page views. His biography is available in 132 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 131 in 2019). Peter the Great is the 44th most popular politician (down from 40th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Russia and the 3rd most popular Russian Politician.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 132

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.17

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.41

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Peter the Great ranks 44 out of 15,710. Before him are Huang Xianfan, Qin Shi Huang, David, Richard III of England, Maria Theresa, and Martin Van Buren. After him are John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro, Leon Trotsky, Josip Broz Tito, Caligula, and Hillary Clinton.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1672, Peter the Great ranks 1After him are Joseph Addison, Pylyp Orlyk, Ludovico Antonio Muratori, Johann Jakob Scheuchzer, Nicolas de Grigny, André Cardinal Destouches, Ernst Ludwig I, Duke of Saxe-Meiningen, and Richard Steele. Among people deceased in 1725, Peter the Great ranks 1After him are Alessandro Scarlatti, Chikamatsu Monzaemon, Mahmud Hotak, Arai Hakuseki, Jonathan Wild, José Benito de Churriguera, and Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Peter the Great ranks 10 out of 2,688. Before him are Leo Tolstoy (1828), Mikhail Gorbachev (1931), Yuri Gagarin (1934), Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840), Dmitri Mendeleev (1834), and Anton Chekhov (1860). After him are Alexander Pushkin (1799), Vladimir Putin (1952), Nicholas II of Russia (1868), Ivan the Terrible (1530), Nikita Khrushchev (1894), and Ivan Pavlov (1849).

Among POLITICIANS In Russia

Among politicians born in Russia, Peter the Great ranks 3Before him are Vladimir Lenin (1870) and Mikhail Gorbachev (1931). After him are Vladimir Putin (1952), Nicholas II of Russia (1868), Ivan the Terrible (1530), Nikita Khrushchev (1894), Boris Yeltsin (1931), Kim Jong-il (1941), Alexander I of Russia (1777), Nicholas I of Russia (1796), and Alexander III of Russia (1845).

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