Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya

1923 - 1941

Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya

Zoya Anatolyevna Kosmodemyanskaya (Russian: Зо́я Анато́льевна Космодемья́нская, IPA: [ˈzojə kəsmədʲɪˈmʲjanskəjə]; September 13, 1923 – November 29, 1941) was a Soviet partisan. She was executed after acts of sabotage against the invading armies of Nazi Germany; after stories emerged of her defiance towards her captors, she was posthumously declared a Hero of the Soviet Union. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya has received more than 228,062 page views. Her biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 122nd most popular social activist.

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  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among social activists, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya ranks 121 out of 426Before her are Edward Snowden, Betty Ford, Pier Gerlofs Donia, Jimmy Hoffa, Fred Phelps, and Gerda Christian. After her are Abbé Pierre, Alfred Naujocks, Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester, Abdul Basit 'Abd us-Samad, Jody Williams, and Rudi Dutschke.

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Among people born in 1923, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya ranks 54Before her are Walter Kohn, Lloyd Shapley, Anne Baxter, Aristides Pereira, Diane Arbus, and Merton Miller. After her are Masao Ono, Cliff Robertson, Aaron Spelling, Shūsaku Endō, André Gorz, and Bettie Page. Among people deceased in 1941, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya ranks 42Before her are Christian Rakovsky, Gottfried Feder, Kurt Koffka, Pál Teleki, Sisowath Monivong, and Gaetano Mosca. After her are Mikhail Kirponos, Ernst Lindemann, Frederick Griffith, Louis Chevrolet, Dmitry Pavlov, and Tullio Levi-Civita.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya ranks 378 out of 2,050Before her are Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia (1784), Andre Geim (1958), Nikolay Shvernik (1888), Mikhail Vrubel (1856), Princess Louise of Prussia (1808), and Lev Kuleshov (1899). After her are Duchess Anna of Prussia (1576), Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (1890), Svetlana Savitskaya (1948), Johann Kuhnau (1660), Avvakum (1620), and Vsevolod Pudovkin (1893).


Among social activists born in Russia, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya ranks 7Before her are Alexey Stakhanov (1906), Stenka Razin (1630), Yemelyan Pugachev (1742), Witold Pilecki (1901), Aleksandr Ulyanov (1866), and Sergey Nechayev (1847). After her are Klaus Störtebeker (1360), Maria Spiridonova (1884), Ilya Ulyanov (1831), Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov (1890), Vladimir Bukovsky (1942), and Sophia Perovskaya (null).

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