Vsevolod Meyerhold

1874 - 1940

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Vsevolod Emilyevich Meyerhold (Russian: Всеволод Эмильевич Мейерхольд, romanized: Vsévolod Èmíl'evič Mejerchól'd; born German: Karl Kasimir Theodor Meyerhold; 9 February [O.S. 28 January] 1874 – 2 February 1940) was a Russian and Soviet theatre director, actor and theatrical producer. His provocative experiments dealing with physical being and symbolism in an unconventional theatre setting made him one of the seminal forces in modern international theatre. During the Great Purge, Meyerhold was arrested in June 1939. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vsevolod Meyerhold has received more than 385,638 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Vsevolod Meyerhold is the 2,926th most popular politician (down from 2,701st in 2019), the 293rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 268th in 2019) and the 95th most popular Politician.

Vsevolod Meyerhold was a Russian theater director and theorist who was most famous for his biomechanics, which is a system of physical training that he developed for actors.

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Among politicians, Vsevolod Meyerhold ranks 2,926 out of 15,577Before him are Nigel Farage, Parashurama, Konrad Henlein, Abdullah al-Mahdi Billah, Abaoji, and Milan Kučan. After him are Sweyn III of Denmark, Isma'il ibn Ahmad, Luís Filipe, Prince Royal of Portugal, Basarab I of Wallachia, Charles III, Prince of Monaco, and Ildibad.

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Among people born in 1874, Vsevolod Meyerhold ranks 33Before him are Gustav Holst, Konstantin Päts, Karl Kraus, Antanas Smetona, Inessa Armand, and Reinhold Glière. After him are Josef Suk, Abbas II of Egypt, Auguste Perret, Joseph Erlanger, Prince Jean, Duke of Guise, and John D. Rockefeller Jr.. Among people deceased in 1940, Vsevolod Meyerhold ranks 26Before him are Spyridon Louis, Italo Balbo, Verner von Heidenstam, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, John Buchan, and Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse. After him are Arthur Harden, Lluís Companys, Eugène Dubois, Kyösti Kallio, Katharina Schratt, and Frederick Cook.

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Among people born in Russia, Vsevolod Meyerhold ranks 293 out of 3,262Before him are Mikhail Khodorkovsky (1963), Natalya Naryshkina (1651), Nikolay Basov (1922), Fyodor Tyutchev (1803), Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna of Russia (1875), and Andrei Konchalovsky (1937). After him are Dmitry of Uglich (1582), Nikolai Kondratiev (1892), Feodor Chaliapin (1873), Andrey Markov (1856), Viktor Vasnetsov (1848), and Ferdinand von Wrangel (1797).