POLITICIAN

Vyacheslav Molotov

1890 - 1986

Photo of Vyacheslav Molotov

Icon of person Vyacheslav Molotov

Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov (; né Skryabin; (OS 25 February) 9 March 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. He 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. Born in Kukarka, Molotov joined the Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (RSDLP) in 1906, supported Vladimir Lenin's Bolshevik faction, and was twice arrested and exiled for revolutionary activities. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vyacheslav Molotov has received more than 3,374,917 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Vyacheslav Molotov is the 351st most popular politician (down from 287th in 2019), the 50th most popular biography from Russia (down from 46th 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.

Memorability Metrics

  • 3.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 80.73

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 72

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.53

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.96

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Vyacheslav Molotovs by language


Among POLITICIANS

Among politicians, Vyacheslav Molotov ranks 351 out of 15,710Before him are Louis II of Hungary, George V, Barack Obama, Goliath, Liu Bei, and Cambyses II. After him are Caesarion, Theodosius II, Henry VI of England, Erich Honecker, Helmut Kohl, and Park Chung-hee.

Most Popular Politicians in Wikipedia

Go to all Rankings

Contemporaries

Among people born in 1890, Vyacheslav Molotov ranks 8Before him are Charles de Gaulle, Ho Chi Minh, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Egon Schiele, Friedrich Paulus, and Boris Pasternak. After him are H. P. Lovecraft, Alfred Jodl, Karel Čapek, Kurt Lewin, Fritz Lang, and Stan Laurel. Among people deceased in 1986, Vyacheslav Molotov ranks 6Before him are Simone de Beauvoir, Wallis Simpson, Jorge Luis Borges, Olof Palme, and Andrei Tarkovsky. After him are Jiddu Krishnamurti, Mircea Eliade, Cary Grant, Tenzing Norgay, Joseph Beuys, and Henry Moore.

Others Born in 1890

Go to all Rankings

Others Deceased in 1986

Go to all Rankings

In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vyacheslav Molotov ranks 50 out of 2,688Before him are Konstantin Chernenko (1911), Elizabeth of Russia (1709), E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776), Boris Pasternak (1890), Andrei Tarkovsky (1932), and Rudolf Nureyev (1938). After him are Lou Andreas-Salomé (1861), Lev Yashin (1929), Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (1895), Georg Cantor (1845), Rurik (830), and Alexander Borodin (1833).

Among POLITICIANS In Russia

Among politicians born in Russia, Vyacheslav Molotov ranks 19Before him are Paul I of Russia (1754), Georgy Zhukov (1896), Yuri Andropov (1914), Alexander II of Russia (1818), Konstantin Chernenko (1911), and Elizabeth of Russia (1709). After him are Rurik (830), Vladimir the Great (958), Boris Godunov (1552), Feodor I of Russia (1557), Frederick I of Prussia (1657), and Anna of Russia (1693).