Ze'ev Jabotinsky

1880 - 1940

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Ze'ev Jabotinsky (Hebrew: זְאֵב זַ׳בּוֹטִינְסְקִי, romanized: Ze'ev Zhabotinski; born Vladimir Yevgenyevich Zhabotinsky; 17 October 1880 – 3 August 1940) was a Revisionist Zionist leader, author, poet, orator, soldier, and founder of the Jewish Self-Defense Organization in Odessa. With Joseph Trumpeldor, he co-founded the Jewish Legion of the British Army in World War I. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ze'ev Jabotinsky has received more than 851,520 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. Ze'ev Jabotinsky is the 478th most popular writer (up from 676th in 2019), the 62nd most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 84th in 2019) and the 13th most popular Ukrainian Writer.

Ze'ev Jabotinsky was a Zionist activist and founder of the right-wing Revisionist Zionism movement. He was most famous for his 1923 essay "The Iron Wall," which advocated for the use of force to create a Jewish state in Palestine.

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Notable Works

Antisemitism, Jews, Ethnic relations
The War And The Jew
Samson Nazoreĭ
The Five
Social life and customs, Jews, Fiction
Художественная литература -- Россия -- Еврейская литература -- кон. 19 - нач. 20 вв. -- Романы. Повести. Рассказы
Państwo żydowskie
Zionism, Jewish nationalism


Among writers, Ze'ev Jabotinsky ranks 478 out of 7,302Before him are Joris-Karl Huysmans, Livius Andronicus, Milena Jesenská, Verner von Heidenstam, Natsume Sōseki, and Bohumil Hrabal. After him are Martial, W. B. Yeats, Miguel Ángel Asturias, Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and Luo Guanzhong.

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Among people born in 1880, Ze'ev Jabotinsky ranks 16Before him are George Marshall, Franz Marc, André Derain, Ludwig Beck, Manuel Azaña, and Paul Hausser. After him are Werner von Fritsch, Premchand, Wilhelm List, Elton Mayo, Paul Ehrenfest, and Max Wertheimer. Among people deceased in 1940, Ze'ev Jabotinsky ranks 17Before him are Carl Bosch, Peter Behrens, Arthur Harden, Emma Goldman, Manuel Azaña, and Verner von Heidenstam. After him are Isaac Babel, Wladimir Köppen, John Buchan, Italo Balbo, Spyridon Louis, and Paul Gottlieb Nipkow.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Ze'ev Jabotinsky ranks 62 out of 1,365Before him are Valeriy Lobanovskyi (1939), Vladimir II Monomakh (1053), Petro Poroshenko (1965), Vasily Grossman (1905), Lesya Ukrainka (1871), and Fanny Kaplan (1890). After him are Lazar Kaganovich (1893), Nikolai Berdyaev (1874), Rodion Malinovsky (1898), Ilya Ehrenburg (1891), Stanislaw Ulam (1909), and Daniel of Galicia (1201).

Among WRITERS In Ukraine

Among writers born in Ukraine, Ze'ev Jabotinsky ranks 13Before him are Anna Akhmatova (1889), Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (1836), Joseph Roth (1894), Sholem Aleichem (1859), Vasily Grossman (1905), and Lesya Ukrainka (1871). After him are Ilya Ehrenburg (1891), Isaac Babel (1894), Bruno Schulz (1892), Anton Makarenko (1888), Clarice Lispector (1920), and Ivan Franko (1856).