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Vyacheslav Menzhinsky

1874 - 1934

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Vyacheslav Rudolfovich Menzhinsky (Russian: Вячесла́в Рудо́льфович Менжи́нский, Polish: Wiesław Mężyński; 19 August 1874 – 10 May 1934) was a Bolshevik revolutionary, Soviet statesman and Communist Party official who served as chairman of the OGPU from 1926 to 1934. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vyacheslav Menzhinsky has received more than 255,728 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia. Vyacheslav Menzhinsky is the 5,311th most popular politician (down from 4,767th in 2019), the 515th most popular biography from Russia (down from 435th in 2019) and the 154th most popular Russian Politician.

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Among politicians, Vyacheslav Menzhinsky ranks 5,311 out of 15,577Before him are Aybak, Emperor Go-Toba, Helena of Moscow, Zhao Mengfu, Wilfried Martens, and Psammuthes. After him are John Dudley, 1st Duke of Northumberland, Arsames, Antti Aarne, Hüma Hatun, Emperor Kōbun, and Clement Greenberg.

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Among people born in 1874, Vyacheslav Menzhinsky ranks 47Before him are Luigi Einaudi, Henri Guisan, Reynaldo Hahn, Charles Lightoller, D. F. Malan, and Emilie Louise Flöge. After him are Henri Farman, Jörg Lanz von Liebenfels, Thomas J. Watson, Otto Mueller, Alfred, Hereditary Prince of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, and Lewis Hine. Among people deceased in 1934, Vyacheslav Menzhinsky ranks 43Before him are Willem de Sitter, Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta, Winsor McCay, Charles Webster Leadbeater, Hayim Nahman Bialik, and Jakob Wassermann. After him are Fritz Gerlich, Hubert Lyautey, Hendrik Petrus Berlage, Pietro Gasparri, Franz Schreker, and Adrien de Gerlache.

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Among people born in Russia, Vyacheslav Menzhinsky ranks 515 out of 3,262Before him are Boris Kustodiev (1878), Mikhail Chigorin (1850), Viktor Abakumov (1908), Nikolay Gumilyov (1886), Sergei Ivanov (1953), and Helena of Moscow (1476). After him are Martiros Saryan (1880), Gabdulkhay Akhatov (1927), Vasily Chapayev (1887), Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow (1865), Vladimir Markovnikov (1838), and Boris Pugo (1937).


Among politicians born in Russia, Vyacheslav Menzhinsky ranks 154Before him are Mikhail of Tver (1271), Yevgeny Mravinsky (1903), Ivan Maisky (1884), Viktor Abakumov (1908), Sergei Ivanov (1953), and Helena of Moscow (1476). After him are Vasily Chapayev (1887), Boris Pugo (1937), Sheikh Mansur (1750), Anund Gårdske (1004), Lauri Kristian Relander (1883), and Mikhail Tomsky (1880).