WRITER

Aleksandr Chakovsky

1913 - 1994

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Aleksandr Borisovich Chakovsky (Russian: Александр Борисович Чаковский; August 26, 1913 – February 17, 1994) was a Soviet/Russian editor and novelist; editor-in-chief of "Literaturnaya Gazeta" from 1962 to 1988. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aleksandr Chakovsky has received more than 15,252 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Aleksandr Chakovsky is the 5,765th most popular writer, the 2,196th most popular biography from Russia and the 268th most popular Russian Writer.

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Notable Works

Neokonchennyĭ portret
Fiction
The light of a distant star
One of the finest stories ever written. Translation is first rate. A tale of love found, lost and searched for in the setting of the great patriotic war and the time after. The human condition is woven into this story very well. Find it and read it. The title is very apt.
God zhizni
Ėto bylo v Leningrade

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Aleksandr Chakovsky ranks 5,765 out of 7,302Before him are Markus Zusak, Leena Krohn, Dániel Berzsenyi, Diana Der Hovanessian, Elena Maróthy-Šoltésová, and Vincenzo Consolo. After him are Shahrnush Parsipur, Javed Akhtar, Julian Symons, Ulrich Plenzdorf, Daniel Pearl, and Nigella Lawson.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1913, Aleksandr Chakovsky ranks 328Before him are Rafael Gil, Hilda Gobbi, Mary Frizzell, Oswald Zappelli, Bernard Lovell, and Walter Susskind. After him are Alice Marble, Oswald Szemerényi, Michael Foot, Maria Kwaśniewska, Ernst Lörtscher, and Kalevi Kotkas. Among people deceased in 1994, Aleksandr Chakovsky ranks 299Before him are Dack Rambo, Alfredo Pérez, Erwin Strittmatter, Louis Gabrillargues, Yuli Raizman, and Roger Apéry. After him are Julian Symons, Ellsworth Vines, Aurora Mardiganian, Ernst Lörtscher, Lennart Klingström, and Caroline Smith.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Aleksandr Chakovsky ranks 2,196 out of 3,761Before him are Tatyana Ovechkina (1950), Nikolai Menshutkin (1842), Mikhail Zemtsov (1688), Yevgeni Babich (1921), Hilarion (1966), and Vitalik Buterin (1994). After him are Alexei Venediktov (1955), Yuly Shokalsky (1856), Nikolai Vladimirovich Nekrasov (1900), Tamara Nosova (1927), Aleksandr Zarkhi (1908), and Oleg Losev (1903).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Aleksandr Chakovsky ranks 268Before him are Yakov Polonsky (1819), Ivan Dmitriev (1760), Lev Mei (1822), Dmitri Prigov (1940), Darya Dontsova (1952), and Vsevolod Vishnevsky (1900). After him are Nikolai Vladimirovich Nekrasov (1900), Vasily Belov (1932), Qaysin Quli (1917), Aleksandr Sukhovo-Kobylin (1817), Yury Kazakov (1927), and Vladimir Tendryakov (1923).