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Robert Maxwell

1923 - 1991

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Ian Robert Maxwell (born Ján Ludvík Hyman Binyamin Hoch; 10 June 1923 – 5 November 1991) was a Czechoslovak-born British media proprietor, member of parliament (MP), suspected spy, and fraudster.Early in his life, Maxwell escaped from Nazi occupation in his native country, joined the Czechoslovak Army in exile during World War II and was decorated after active service in the British Army. In subsequent years he worked in publishing, building up Pergamon Press to a major academic publisher. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Robert Maxwell has received more than 7,631,278 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Robert Maxwell is the 6,718th most popular politician (down from 6,388th in 2019), the 241st most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 226th in 2019) and the 77th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

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Among politicians, Robert Maxwell ranks 6,718 out of 15,577Before him are Khertek Anchimaa-Toka, Giovanni Mocenigo, Fatali Khan Khoyski, Janusz Radziwiłł, Li Cunxu, and Miloš Jakeš. After him are Gjúki, Hedwig Jagiellon, Duchess of Bavaria, Peter II of Courtenay, Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona, Frederick William, Duke of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, and Íngrid Betancourt.

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Among people born in 1923, Robert Maxwell ranks 100Before him are André Courrèges, Maria Gripe, Yves Bonnefoy, Walerian Borowczyk, Estelle Getty, and Wolfgang Sawallisch. After him are Belisario Betancur, Uziel Gal, Ernst Nolte, Conrad Bain, Svetozar Gligorić, and Wes Montgomery. Among people deceased in 1991, Robert Maxwell ranks 70Before him are Shapour Bakhtiar, Willi Boskovsky, Jean Arthur, Christian de Castries, Joachim Kroll, and Brad Davis. After him are María Zambrano, Pedro Arrupe, Berenice Abbott, Edmond Jabès, Rudolf Serkin, and Edwin H. Land.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Robert Maxwell ranks 241 out of 1,083Before him are Maya Deren (1917), Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein (1819), Joseph Kobzon (1937), Sergei Kovalev (1930), Tatyana Afanasyeva (1876), and Peter Wittgenstein (1768). After him are Mikhail Eisenstein (1867), Filaret (1929), Rinat Akhmetov (1966), Pacatianus (200), Cassandre (1901), and Jarosław Dąbrowski (1836).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Robert Maxwell ranks 77Before him are Samuel Noah Kramer (1897), Cyril Genik (1857), Eugen Ehrlich (1862), Alexandru Averescu (1859), Michael of Chernigov (1185), and Peter Wittgenstein (1768). After him are Pacatianus (200), Pavel Dybenko (1889), Valeriy Borzov (1949), Emanuel Ringelblum (1900), Igor II of Kiev (1100), and Grigori Sokolnikov (1888).