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Vsevolod Mikhailovich Eikhenbaum (23 August [O.S. 11 August] 1882 – 18 September 1945), commonly known by his pseudonym Volin, was a Russian anarchist intellectual. He became involved in revolutionary socialist politics during the 1905 Russian Revolution, for which he was forced into exile, where he gravitated towards anarcho-syndicalism. He returned to Petrograd following the February Revolution of 1917 and propagandised for anarcho-syndicalism in the Russian capital. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Volin has received more than 132,726 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Volin is the 700th most popular philosopher (down from 680th in 2019), the 747th most popular biography from Russia (down from 660th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Russian Philosopher.

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Among philosophers, Volin ranks 700 out of 1,081Before him are Olaf Stapledon, Jean-Marie Guyau, Nisargadatta Maharaj, Michael Walzer, Theophan Prokopovich, and Frithjof Schuon. After him are Salomon Maimon, Abu'l-Barakāt al-Baghdādī, Nausiphanes, Emil Brunner, Rudolph Goclenius, and Wang Bi.

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Among people born in 1882, Volin ranks 97Before him are Lucien Petit-Breton, Raymonde de Laroche, Bronisław Huberman, Izz ad-Din al-Qassam, Anna Schäffer, and Infanta María Teresa of Spain. After him are Christian Mortensen, Adolphus Frederick VI, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, August Kopff, Aurel Vlaicu, Maximiliano Hernández Martínez, and Fiorello H. La Guardia. Among people deceased in 1945, Volin ranks 147Before him are Kitaro Nishida, Nikolai Berzarin, Alla Nazimova, Jambyl Jabayev, Bertram Ramsay, and Rudolf Lange. After him are Mile Budak, Martin Luther, Anton Graf von Arco auf Valley, Hazi Aslanov, André Tardieu, and Heinrich Ehrler.

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Among people born in Russia, Volin ranks 747 out of 3,262Before him are Lev Pontryagin (1908), Sergei Belov (1944), Princess Olga Paley (1865), Yuriy Yekhanurov (1948), Sergei Lyapunov (1859), and Dokka Umarov (1964). After him are Vyacheslav von Plehve (1846), Alexander Lebed (1950), Alexey Maresyev (1916), Mikhail Ulyanov (1927), Yelena Isinbayeva (1982), and Vladimir Minorsky (1877).


Among philosophers born in Russia, Volin ranks 16Before him are Lev Gumilyov (1912), Sergei Bulgakov (1871), Ivan Ilyin (1883), Johann Christoph Gottsched (1700), Nikolai Fyodorovich Fyodorov (1829), and Pyotr Lavrov (1823). After him are Alexander Zinoviev (1922), Nikolai Amosov (1913), Aleksey Khomyakov (1804), Konstantin Leontiev (1831), Boris Parygin (1930), and Vasily Rozanov (1856).