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Symon Petliura

1879 - 1926

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Symon Vasylyovych Petliura (Ukrainian: Си́мон Васи́льович Петлю́ра; Russian: Симон Васильевич Петлюра; 22 May [O.S. 10 May] 1879 – 25 May 1926) was a Ukrainian politician and journalist. He was the Supreme Commander of the Ukrainian People's Army (UNA) and led the Ukrainian People's Republic during the Ukrainian War of Independence, a part of the wider Russian Civil War. Petliura was born to a family of Cossack heritage in Poltava. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Symon Petliura has received more than 615,412 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. Symon Petliura is the 1,467th most popular politician (up from 1,714th in 2019), the 47th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 56th in 2019) and the 20th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Symon Petliura was a Ukrainian nationalist leader who led the Ukrainian People's Republic in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution. He was assassinated by a Russian agent in Paris in 1926.

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Among politicians, Symon Petliura ranks 1,467 out of 15,577Before him are Ernest I, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Tipu Sultan, Tristan, Maria II of Portugal, Sophia Alekseyevna of Russia, and Christopher of Bavaria. After him are Carol I of Romania, Caroline Bonaparte, Egon Krenz, Peter I of Portugal, Margaret Theresa of Spain, and Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York.

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Among people born in 1879, Symon Petliura ranks 13Before him are Franz von Papen, Otto Hahn, Emiliano Zapata, Max von Laue, Owen Willans Richardson, and Alma Mahler. After him are Francis Picabia, Ottorino Respighi, Milutin Milanković, Hans Luther, Alexandrine of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Rudolf von Laban. Among people deceased in 1926, Symon Petliura ranks 16Before him are Camillo Golgi, Mary Cassatt, Emil Kraepelin, Sunjong of Korea, Gertrude Bell, and Rudolph Valentino. After him are Aleksei Brusilov, Louise of Sweden, Margherita of Savoy, John Browning, Olga Constantinovna of Russia, and Nikola Pašić.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Symon Petliura ranks 47 out of 1,083Before him are Igor Sikorsky (1889), Joseph Roth (1894), Petro Poroshenko (1965), Vladimir II Monomakh (1053), Sholem Aleichem (1859), and George Gamow (1904). After him are Ilya Ehrenburg (1891), Anne of Kiev (1025), Vasily Grossman (1905), Lazar Kaganovich (1893), Sviatoslav Richter (1915), and Rodion Malinovsky (1898).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Symon Petliura ranks 20Before him are Grigory Zinoviev (1883), Yulia Tymoshenko (1960), Ivan Mazepa (1639), Andrei Zhdanov (1896), Petro Poroshenko (1965), and Vladimir II Monomakh (1053). After him are Lazar Kaganovich (1893), Rodion Malinovsky (1898), Levi Eshkol (1895), Andrey Vyshinsky (1883), Nikolai Podgorny (1903), and Daniel of Galicia (1201).