Sergo Ordzhonikidze

1886 - 1937

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Sergo Konstantinovich Ordzhonikidze, born Grigol Konstantines dze Orjonikidze (24 October [O.S. 12 October] 1886 – 18 February 1937), was a Georgian Bolshevik and Soviet politician. Born and raised in Georgia, Ordzhonikidze joined the Bolsheviks at an early age and quickly rose within the ranks to become an important figure within the group. Arrested and imprisoned several times by the Russian police, he was in Siberian exile when the February Revolution began in 1917. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sergo Ordzhonikidze has received more than 348,313 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Sergo Ordzhonikidze is the 2,346th most popular politician (up from 2,728th in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Georgia (up from 18th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Georgian Politician.

Sergo Ordzhonikidze was a Soviet politician who was the Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars of the Georgian SSR from 1922 to 1936. He was also a member of the Politburo of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union from 1926 to 1930.

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Among politicians, Sergo Ordzhonikidze ranks 2,346 out of 15,710Before him are Nynetjer, Vojislav Koštunica, Omar Bongo, Hermann von Salza, Eudokia Makrembolitissa, and Barbara of Portugal. After him are Adad-nirari III, Abe no Seimei, Gina Haspel, Kim Koo, Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, and Afonso VI of Portugal.

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Among people born in 1886, Sergo Ordzhonikidze ranks 29Before him are Hermann Broch, Jan Masaryk, Erich Hoepner, Athenagoras I of Constantinople, George Mallory, and Edward Rydz-Śmigły. After him are Edward C. Tolman, Theodor Morell, Hugo Ball, Jun'ichirō Tanizaki, Robert Robinson, and Carl-Heinrich von Stülpnagel. Among people deceased in 1937, Sergo Ordzhonikidze ranks 22Before him are Yevgeny Zamyatin, Gerda Taro, J. Bruce Ismay, Gustaf Dalén, Austen Chamberlain, and Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark. After him are Jean Harlow, Gaston Doumergue, Ramsay MacDonald, Wallace Carothers, Karol Szymanowski, and Rudolf Otto.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Sergo Ordzhonikidze ranks 17 out of 292Before him are Aleksei Brusilov (1853), Sergei Parajanov (1924), David IV of Georgia (1073), Niko Pirosmani (1862), Zviad Gamsakhurdia (1939), and Sayat-Nova (1712). After him are Giya Kancheli (1935), Pharnavaz I of Iberia (-326), Sergei Witte (1849), Herbert Backe (1896), Rusudan of Georgia (1194), and Robert Shavlakadze (1933).

Among POLITICIANS In Georgia

Among politicians born in Georgia, Sergo Ordzhonikidze ranks 8Before him are Darius the Great (-550), Eduard Shevardnadze (1928), Lavrentiy Beria (1899), Tamar of Georgia (1166), David IV of Georgia (1073), and Zviad Gamsakhurdia (1939). After him are Pharnavaz I of Iberia (-326), Sergei Witte (1849), Herbert Backe (1896), Rusudan of Georgia (1194), Nariman Narimanov (1870), and Vakhtang I of Iberia (440).