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Solomon Mikhoels

1890 - 1948

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Solomon (Shloyme) Mikhoels (Yiddish: שלמה מיכאעלס [also spelled שלוימע מיכאעלס during the Soviet era], Russian: Cоломон (Шлойме) Михоэлс, 16 March [O.S. 4 March] 1890 – 13 January 1948) was a Latvian born Soviet Jewish actor and the artistic director of the Moscow State Jewish Theater. Mikhoels served as the chairman of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee during World War II. However, as Joseph Stalin pursued an increasingly anti-Jewish line after the War, Mikhoels's position as a leader of the Jewish community led to increasing persecution from the Soviet state. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Solomon Mikhoels has received more than 142,352 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Solomon Mikhoels is the 1,370th most popular actor, the 39th most popular biography from Latvia (up from 41st in 2019) and the most popular Latvian Actor.

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Among actors, Solomon Mikhoels ranks 1,370 out of 9,996Before him are Walter Gotell, Frances de la Tour, Maria Bello, Christine Kaufmann, Lionel Barrymore, and Akim Tamiroff. After him are Izabella Scorupco, Stanley Kamel, Chaim Topol, Marina Berti, Barbara Hershey, and Lindsay Wagner.

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Among people born in 1890, Solomon Mikhoels ranks 78Before him are Walter Weiß, Alois Eliáš, Konstantin Melnikov, Jelly Roll Morton, Seiichi Itō, and Louis Delluc. After him are Edwin Howard Armstrong, Bechara El Khoury, Claire Lee Chennault, Paul Strand, He Yingqin, and Harold Bride. Among people deceased in 1948, Solomon Mikhoels ranks 65Before him are Princess Henriette of Belgium, Egon Kisch, Mitsumasa Yonai, Tony Garnier, Harry Dexter White, and Princess Marie Louise of Hanover. After him are Manuel Ponce, Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma, Jacques Feyder, Radola Gajda, Sabahattin Ali, and Jorge Eliécer Gaitán.

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In Latvia

Among people born in Latvia, Solomon Mikhoels ranks 39 out of 284Before him are Rainis (1865), Raimonds Pauls (1936), Wilhelm Kettler (1574), Abraham Isaac Kook (1865), Jukums Vācietis (1873), and Friedrich Kettler (1569). After him are Laimdota Straujuma (1951), Valdis Zatlers (1955), Oswald Külpe (1862), Friedrich Zander (1887), Ferdinand Kettler (1655), and Max Weinreich (1894).

Among ACTORS In Latvia

Among actors born in Latvia, Solomon Mikhoels ranks 1After him are Elya Baskin (1950), Arkady Raikin (1911), Vija Artmane (1929), Lya Mara (1897), Heinz Erhardt (1909), Mikhail Nikolayevich Zadornov (1948), Laima Vaikule (1954), Indra Devi (1899), Rutanya Alda (1942), Alvis Hermanis (1965), and Ksenia Solo (1987).

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