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Vasily Tatishchev

1686 - 1750

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Vasily Nikitich Tatishchev (Russian: Васи́лий Ники́тич Тати́щев; 19 April 1686 – 15 July 1750) was a prominent Russian Imperial statesman, historian, philosopher, and ethnographer. He is known as the author of a book on Russian history titled The History of Russia (Russian: История Российская, romanized: Istoriia Rossiiskaia), posthumously published in 1767. Throughout this work, he advocates the idea that autocracy is the perfect form of government for Russia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vasily Tatishchev has received more than 81,315 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Vasily Tatishchev is the 164th most popular explorer (up from 183rd in 2019), the 683rd most popular biography from Russia (up from 703rd in 2019) and the 7th most popular Russian Explorer.

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Among EXPLORERS

Among explorers, Vasily Tatishchev ranks 164 out of 405Before him are Gil Eanes, Paulo da Gama, Pedro Mascarenhas, Yves-Joseph de Kerguelen-Trémarec, Lancelotto Malocello, and Matthew Flinders. After him are Filipa Moniz Perestrelo, Jim Bridger, Jean-Baptiste Tavernier, Luís Vaz de Torres, Cornelis de Houtman, and Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1686, Vasily Tatishchev ranks 7Before him are Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit, Nicola Porpora, Benedetto Marcello, Hans Egede, Charles, Duke of Berry, and Senesino. After him are Jean-Baptiste Oudry, Hakuin Ekaku, Antoine de Jussieu, Adolphus Frederick III, Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Andrey Osterman, and Cosmas Damian Asam. Among people deceased in 1750, Vasily Tatishchev ranks 8Before him are Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, John V of Portugal, Maurice de Saxe, Emperor Sakuramachi, Sylvius Leopold Weiss, and Rachel Ruysch. After him are Apostolo Zeno, Ludovico Antonio Muratori, Giuseppe Sammartini, Pietro Filippo Scarlatti, Princess Johanna Charlotte of Anhalt-Dessau, and Domenico Montagnana.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vasily Tatishchev ranks 683 out of 3,262Before him are Boris Gromov (1943), Yevgeni Preobrazhensky (1886), Innokenty Smoktunovsky (1925), Olga Ladyzhenskaya (1922), Duke Alexander of Württemberg (1804), and Laila Halme (1934). After him are Aleksandr Akimov (1953), Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov (1782), Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1757), Catherine of Brandenburg (1604), Ivan Goremykin (1839), and Yekaterina Budanova (1916).

Among EXPLORERS In Russia

Among explorers born in Russia, Vasily Tatishchev ranks 7Before him are Nikolay Przhevalsky (1839), Ferdinand von Wrangel (1797), Semyon Dezhnev (1605), Afanasy Nikitin (1500), Mikhail Lazarev (1788), and Vladimir Arsenyev (1872). After him are Nikolai Rezanov (1764), Alexander Andreyevich Baranov (1746), Vladimir Atlasov (1661), Yerofey Khabarov (1603), Aleksei Chirikov (1703), and Grigory Shelikhov (1747).