Vladimir Lenin

1870 - 1924

Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (22 April 1870 – 21 January 1924), better known by his alias Lenin, was a Russian revolutionary, politician, and political theorist. He served as head of government of Soviet Russia from 1917 to 1924 and of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1924. Under his administration, Russia, and later the wider Soviet Union, became a one-party Marxist–Leninist state governed by the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Lenin has received more than 13,557,479 page views. His biography is available in 185 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 9th most popular politician.

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  • 185

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 13.40

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among politicians, Vladimir Lenin ranks 9 out of 14,801Before him are Julius Caesar, Donald Trump, Louis XIV of France, Joseph Stalin, Thomas Jefferson, and Augustus. After him are Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, Charlemagne, Elizabeth I of England, Jimmy Carter, Saladin, and Tutankhamun.

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Among people born in 1870, Vladimir Lenin ranks 1After him are Maria Montessori, Alfred Adler, Franz Lehár, Adolf Loos, Jean Baptiste Perrin, Christian X of Denmark, Albert Fish, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Jules Bordet, William G. Morgan, and Lavr Kornilov. Among people deceased in 1924, Vladimir Lenin ranks 1After him are Franz Kafka, Giacomo Puccini, Anatole France, Woodrow Wilson, Joseph Conrad, Louis Sullivan, Gabriel Fauré, Alfred Marshall, Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria, Carl Spitteler, and Frances Hodgson Burnett.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vladimir Lenin ranks 2 out of 2,050Before him are Immanuel Kant (1724). After him are Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821), Leo Tolstoy (1828), Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840), Mikhail Gorbachev (1931), Yuri Gagarin (1934), Anton Chekhov (1860), Dmitri Mendeleev (1834), Peter the Great (1672), Nikita Khrushchev (1894), and Alexander Pushkin (1799).


Among politicians born in Russia, Vladimir Lenin ranks 1After him are Mikhail Gorbachev (1931), Peter the Great (1672), Nikita Khrushchev (1894), Nicholas II of Russia (1868), Ivan the Terrible (1530), Vladimir Putin (1952), Boris Yeltsin (1931), Kim Jong-il (1941), Alexander I of Russia (1777), Yuri Andropov (1914), and Alexander III of Russia (1845).

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