Vyacheslav Molotov

1890 - 1986

Vyacheslav Molotov

Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov (; né Skryabin; (OS 25 February) 9 March 1890 – 8 November 1986) was a Soviet politician and diplomat, an Old Bolshevik, and a leading figure in the Soviet government from the 1920s, when he rose to power as a protégé of Joseph Stalin. Molotov served as Chairman of the Council of People's Commissars from 1930 to 1941, and as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1939 to 1949 and from 1953 to 1956. He served from 1942 to 1957, when he was dismissed from the Presidium of the Central Committee by Nikita Khrushchev. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vyacheslav Molotov has received more than 3,026,094 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 290th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Vyacheslav Molotov ranks 287 out of 14,801Before him are Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, Raúl Castro, Alaric I, George VI, Orhan, and Willy Brandt. After him are Peter III of Russia, Ali Khamenei, Helmut Kohl, Paul I of Russia, Herod Antipas, and Philip IV of Spain.

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Among people born in 1890, Vyacheslav Molotov ranks 7Before him are Charles de Gaulle, Agatha Christie, Ho Chi Minh, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Friedrich Paulus, and Egon Schiele. After him are H. P. Lovecraft, Boris Pasternak, Alfred Jodl, Karel Čapek, Fritz Lang, and Kurt Lewin. Among people deceased in 1986, Vyacheslav Molotov ranks 4Before him are Simone de Beauvoir, Wallis Simpson, and Jorge Luis Borges. After him are Olof Palme, Andrei Tarkovsky, Chiune Sugihara, Cary Grant, Tenzing Norgay, Jiddu Krishnamurti, Mircea Eliade, and Joseph Beuys.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vyacheslav Molotov ranks 46 out of 2,050Before him are Georgy Zhukov (1896), Modest Mussorgsky (1839), Alexander II of Russia (1818), Konstantin Chernenko (1911), Elizabeth of Russia (1709), and David Hilbert (1862). After him are Paul I of Russia (1754), E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776), Mikhail Kalashnikov (1919), Alexander Nevsky (1220), Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (1895), and Boris Pasternak (1890).


Among politicians born in Russia, Vyacheslav Molotov ranks 18Before him are Alexander III of Russia (1845), Nicholas I of Russia (1796), Georgy Zhukov (1896), Alexander II of Russia (1818), Konstantin Chernenko (1911), and Elizabeth of Russia (1709). After him are Paul I of Russia (1754), Frederick I of Prussia (1657), Boris Godunov (1552), Anna of Russia (1693), Georgy Malenkov (1902), and Rurik (830).

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