Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova

1743 - 1810

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Princess Yekaterina Romanovna Vorontsova-Dashkova (Russian: Екатери́на Рома́новна Воронцо́ва-Да́шкова; 28 March [17 March O.S.] 1743 – 15 January [4 January O.S.] 1810) was the closest female friend of Empress Catherine the Great and a major figure of the Russian Enlightenment. She was part of a coup d'etat that placed Catherine on the throne. Vorontsova-Dashkova was the first woman in the world to head a national academy of sciences and helped found the Russian Academy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova has received more than 115,606 page views. Her biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova is the 1,646th most popular writer (up from 2,078th in 2019), the 559th most popular biography from Russia (up from 707th in 2019) and the 72nd most popular Russian Writer.

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Among writers, Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova ranks 1,646 out of 5,794Before her are Cassius Longinus, William Caxton, Augusto Boal, Georg Kaiser, György Konrád, and Samuel ibn Naghrillah. After her are Jacint Verdaguer, Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Alençon, Lydia Koidula, Matteo Maria Boiardo, R. L. Stine, and Ion Luca Caragiale.

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Among people born in 1743, Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova ranks 20Before her are Nicolai Abildgaard, René Just Haüy, Gavrila Derzhavin, William I, Elector of Hesse, Louis Claude de Saint-Martin, and Joseph Banks. After her are William Paley, Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Herbst, Eberhard August Wilhelm von Zimmermann, Giuseppe Gazzaniga, and Johannes Ewald. Among people deceased in 1810, Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova ranks 13Before her are Chevalier d'Éon, Johann Wilhelm Ritter, Philipp Otto Runge, Johann Christian Daniel von Schreber, Andrianampoinimerina, and Andreas Hofer. After her are Charles August, Crown Prince of Sweden, Jacques-François Menou, Mir Taqi Mir, Alejandro Malaspina, Eugenius Johann Christoph Esper, and József Alvinczi.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova ranks 559 out of 2,688Before her are Mikhail Khodorkovsky (1963), Grand Duke Peter Nikolaevich of Russia (1864), Vladimir Arsenyev (1872), Mikhail Tomsky (1880), Vasily Alekseyev (1942), and Vasily Bartold (1869). After her are Boris Pugo (1937), Pyotr Rumyantsev (1725), Maria Miloslavskaya (1624), Vladislav Volkov (1935), Hans Pfitzner (1869), and Helena of Moscow (1476).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova ranks 72Before her are Alexander Grin (1880), Viktor Suvorov (1947), Valery Bryusov (1873), Lyudmila Ulitskaya (1943), Nina Berberova (1901), and Alexander Belyaev (1884). After her are Lilya Brik (1891), Alexander Fadeyev (1901), Denis Fonvizin (1745), Tanya Savicheva (1930), Mukhtar Auezov (1897), and Vasily Shukshin (1929).