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-born Bolshevik and Soviet politician. Born and raised in Georgia, in the Russian Empire, 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 456,193 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Sergo Ordzhonikidze is the 2,318th most popular politician (down from 2,187th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Georgia (up from 19th 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 2,318 out of 19,576Before him are Julia Avita Mamaea, Fatma Sultan, Princess Louise Auguste of Denmark, Heinrich Lübke, Émile Loubet, and Vitiges. After him are Maurice Quentin de La Tour, Ahmed Sékou Touré, Giovanna of Italy, Jehoahaz of Judah, Phalaris, and Henry the Young King.

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Among people born in 1886, Sergo Ordzhonikidze ranks 27Before him are Theodor Morell, Hermann Broch, Gotthard Heinrici, Zhu De, Robert Robinson, and Edward Rydz-Śmigły. After him are Erich Hoepner, Hugo Ball, Athenagoras I of Constantinople, Kurt Koffka, Archibald Hill, and Gerda Wegener. Among people deceased in 1937, Sergo Ordzhonikidze ranks 21Before him are Gustaf Dalén, Yevgeny Zamyatin, Gerda Taro, J. M. Barrie, Austen Chamberlain, and J. Bruce Ismay. After him are Gaston Doumergue, Jean Harlow, Rudolf Otto, Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, Karol Szymanowski, and Ramsay MacDonald.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Sergo Ordzhonikidze ranks 18 out of 406Before him are Sergei Parajanov (1924), Niko Pirosmani (1862), David IV of Georgia (1073), Aleksei Brusilov (1853), Sayat-Nova (1712), and Nona Gaprindashvili (1941). After him are Mikheil Saakashvili (1967), Sergei Witte (1849), Rusudan of Georgia (1194), Otar Iosseliani (1934), Pharnavaz I of Iberia (-326), and Giya Kancheli (1935).

Among POLITICIANS In Georgia

Among politicians born in Georgia, Sergo Ordzhonikidze ranks 8Before him are Attila (406), Darius the Great (-550), Eduard Shevardnadze (1928), Tamar of Georgia (1166), Zviad Gamsakhurdia (1939), and David IV of Georgia (1073). After him are Mikheil Saakashvili (1967), Sergei Witte (1849), Rusudan of Georgia (1194), Pharnavaz I of Iberia (-326), Kato Svanidze (1885), and Herbert Backe (1896).