Vladimir II Monomakh

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Vladimir II Monomakh (Old East Slavic: Володимѣръ Мономахъ, romanized: Volodiměrŭ Monomakhŭ; Christian name: Vasily; 26 May 1053 – 19 May 1125) was Grand Prince of Kiev from 1113 to 1125. He is considered a saint in the Eastern Orthodox Church and is celebrated on May 6. His father was Vsevolod Yaroslavich, born c. 1030 as the fifth son of grand prince of Kiev Yaroslav the Wise (r. 1019–1054); he himself would go on to reign as grand prince Vsevolod I of Kiev from 1078 to 1093. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir II Monomakh has received more than 429,374 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 48 in 2019). Vladimir II Monomakh is the 1,487th most popular politician (down from 1,298th in 2019), the 57th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 44th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Ukrainian Politician.

Vladimir II Monomakh is most famous for being the Grand Prince of Kiev and the founder of the dynasty that bears his name.

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Among politicians, Vladimir II Monomakh ranks 1,487 out of 19,576Before him are Michelle Bachelet, Marcus Furius Camillus, Manasseh of Judah, Javier Milei, Emperor Xian of Han, and Halford Mackinder. After him are Emperor Yang of Sui, Genrikh Yagoda, Huni, Petro Poroshenko, King Wu of Zhou, and Gallienus.

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Among people born in 1053, Vladimir II Monomakh ranks 1After him are Solomon, King of Hungary, Maria of Alania, Ramon Berenguer II, Count of Barcelona, Emperor Shirakawa, Dirk V, Count of Holland, Gytha of Wessex, and Hugh of Châteauneuf. Among people deceased in 1125, Vladimir II Monomakh ranks 2Before him is Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are David IV of Georgia, Cosmas of Prague, Inge the Younger, Vladislaus I, Duke of Bohemia, Eustace III, Count of Boulogne, and Theophilus Presbyter.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Vladimir II Monomakh ranks 57 out of 1,365Before him are Sholem Aleichem (1859), Andrei Zhdanov (1896), Semyon Timoshenko (1895), Baal Shem Tov (1700), Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), and Valeriy Lobanovskyi (1939). After him are Petro Poroshenko (1965), Vasily Grossman (1905), Lesya Ukrainka (1871), Fanny Kaplan (1890), Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880), and Lazar Kaganovich (1893).

Among POLITICIANS In Ukraine

Among politicians born in Ukraine, Vladimir II Monomakh ranks 24Before him are Volodymyr Zelensky (1978), Levi Eshkol (1895), Yulia Tymoshenko (1960), Symon Petliura (1879), Andrei Zhdanov (1896), and Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884). After him are Petro Poroshenko (1965), Lazar Kaganovich (1893), Rodion Malinovsky (1898), Daniel of Galicia (1201), Sergey Bubka (1963), and Yuri Dolgorukiy (1095).