Vyacheslav Molotov

1890 - 1986

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Vyacheslav Mikhaylovich 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vyacheslav Molotov has received more than 4,170,853 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.

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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.

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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.

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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 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).