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Yevgeni Preobrazhensky

1886 - 1937

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Yevgeni Alekseyevich Preobrazhensky (Russian: Евге́ний Алексе́евич Преображе́нский, IPA: [jɪvˈɡʲenʲɪj ɐlʲɪkˈsʲejɪvʲɪtɕ prʲɪəbrɐˈʐɛnskʲɪj]; 1886–1937) was a Russian revolutionary, Soviet economist and sociologist. A member of the governing Central Committee of the Bolshevik faction and its successor, the All-Union Communist Party, Preobrazhensky is remembered as a leading voice for the rapid industrialisation of peasant Russia through a concentration on state-owned heavy industry. Closely associated with Leon Trotsky and the Left Opposition movement of the 1920s, Preobrazhensky fell afoul of Stalin. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yevgeni Preobrazhensky has received more than 157,261 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Yevgeni Preobrazhensky is the 6,973rd most popular politician (down from 6,807th in 2019), the 678th most popular biography from Russia (down from 636th in 2019) and the 203rd most popular Russian Politician.

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Among politicians, Yevgeni Preobrazhensky ranks 6,973 out of 15,577Before him are Marcus Antonius Creticus, Aretas IV Philopatris, Manuel Ávila Camacho, Prince George William of Hesse-Darmstadt, Prince Harald of Denmark, and Amenemhet VI. After him are Askia Mohammad I, Masayoshi Ōhira, Blanche of France, Duchess of Austria, Emperor Xiaowu of Jin, Hamani Diori, and Danielle Mitterrand.

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Among people born in 1886, Yevgeni Preobrazhensky ranks 76Before him are Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg, Prince Sixtus of Bourbon-Parma, Victor McLaglen, Hugh Lofting, Edward Weston, and Walter H. Schottky. After him are Amédée Ozenfant, Henry H. Arnold, Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière, Edwin Fischer, Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr., and Sessue Hayakawa. Among people deceased in 1937, Yevgeni Preobrazhensky ranks 58Before him are Georg Donatus, Hereditary Grand Duke of Hesse, Diana Abgar, Iona Yakir, Attila József, Alikhan Bukeikhanov, and Horacio Quiroga. After him are Gabriel Pierné, Hugo Meisl, Evgeny Pashukanis, Princess Eleonore of Solms-Hohensolms-Lich, William Sealy Gosset, and Elihu Root.

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Among people born in Russia, Yevgeni Preobrazhensky ranks 678 out of 3,262Before him are Ivan Susanin (1501), Ladislas Starevich (1882), Faina Ranevskaya (1896), Sophia Perovskaya (1853), Stanislav Cherchesov (1963), and Boris Gromov (1943). After him are Innokenty Smoktunovsky (1925), Olga Ladyzhenskaya (1922), Duke Alexander of Württemberg (1804), Laila Halme (1934), Vasily Tatishchev (1686), and Aleksandr Akimov (1953).


Among politicians born in Russia, Yevgeni Preobrazhensky ranks 203Before him are Prince Paul of Württemberg (1785), Ruslan Khasbulatov (1942), Anatoly Lukyanov (1930), Mikhail of Vladimir (1145), Ivan Susanin (1501), and Faina Ranevskaya (1896). After him are Duke Alexander of Württemberg (1804), Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov (1782), Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1757), Catherine of Brandenburg (1604), Ivan Goremykin (1839), and Meir Dagan (1945).