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Vyacheslav Molotov

1890 - 1986

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Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich Molotov (né Skryabin; 9 March [O. S. 25 February] 1890 – 8 November 1986) was a Russian politician and diplomat, an Old Bolshevik, and a leading figure in the Soviet government from the 1920s onward. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vyacheslav Molotov has received more than 4,480,287 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Vyacheslav Molotov is the 291st most popular politician (up from 351st in 2019), the 43rd most popular biography from Russia (up from 50th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Russian Politician.

Vyacheslav Molotov was a Russian politician and diplomat who served as the Soviet Union's Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1939 to 1949. He is most famous for negotiating the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact, which was a non-aggression pact between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union.

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Among politicians, Vyacheslav Molotov ranks 291 out of 15,577Before him are Mehmed V, Philip II of France, Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, Sejong the Great, Konstantin Chernenko, and Joachim von Ribbentrop. After him are Hatice Sultan, Ahmed III, Beatrix of the Netherlands, Hamid Karzai, Djoser, and Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1890, Vyacheslav Molotov ranks 5Before him are Agatha Christie, Charles de Gaulle, Ho Chi Minh, and Dwight D. Eisenhower. After him are Boris Pasternak, Friedrich Paulus, H. P. Lovecraft, Egon Schiele, Karel Čapek, Alfred Jodl, and Kurt Lewin. Among people deceased in 1986, Vyacheslav Molotov ranks 5Before him are Simone de Beauvoir, Wallis Simpson, Jorge Luis Borges, and Olof Palme. After him are Andrei Tarkovsky, Cary Grant, Frank Herbert, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Mircea Eliade, Tenzing Norgay, and Joseph Beuys.

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Among people born in Russia, Vyacheslav Molotov ranks 43 out of 3,262Before him are Mikhail Kalashnikov (1919), Elizabeth of Russia (1709), Alexander II of Russia (1818), Modest Mussorgsky (1839), Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia (1901), and Konstantin Chernenko (1911). After him are Boris Pasternak (1890), Yul Brynner (1920), Vladimir Nabokov (1899), E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844), and Turhan Hatice Sultan (1627).


Among politicians born in Russia, Vyacheslav Molotov ranks 19Before him are Yuri Andropov (1914), Paul I of Russia (1754), Georgy Zhukov (1896), Elizabeth of Russia (1709), Alexander II of Russia (1818), and Konstantin Chernenko (1911). After him are Turhan Hatice Sultan (1627), Vladimir the Great (958), Boris Godunov (1552), Sergey Lavrov (1950), Rurik (830), and Feodor I of Russia (1557).