Aleksey Koltsov

1809 - 1842

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Aleksey Vasilievich Koltsov (Russian: Алексе́й Васи́льевич Кольцо́в; October 15, 1809 – October 29, 1842) was a Russian poet who has been called a Russian Burns. His poems, frequently placed in the mouth of women, stylize peasant-life songs and idealize agricultural labour. Koltsov earnestly collected Russian folklore which strongly influenced his poetry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Aleksey Koltsov has received more than 16,645 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Aleksey Koltsov is the 4,213th most popular writer (down from 3,748th in 2019), the 1,441st most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,226th in 2019) and the 209th most popular Russian Writer.

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Among writers, Aleksey Koltsov ranks 4,213 out of 5,794Before him are Dulce María Loynaz, Amiri Baraka, Damon Knight, R. J. Palacio, Melissa Mathison, and Philippe Djian. After him are José Eustasio Rivera, Chris Van Allsburg, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, Louis Hémon, Moacyr Scliar, and Pierre Michon.

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Among people born in 1809, Aleksey Koltsov ranks 57Before him are Rutherford Alcock, Johann Heinrich Blasius, Svend Foyn, Manuel Montt, George Engelmann, and Santiago Derqui. After him are Thomas Campbell Eyton, Juan Antonio Pezet, Ștefan Golescu, Francis Walker, Sterling Price, and Robert M. T. Hunter. Among people deceased in 1842, Aleksey Koltsov ranks 33Before him are Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley, Christoph Ernst Friedrich Weyse, Shah Shujah Durrani, Wilhelm Gesenius, Letitia Christian Tyler, and Henry Shrapnel. After him are James Ivory, William Ellery Channing, Archibald Menzies, Amos Eaton, and James Barbour.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Aleksey Koltsov ranks 1,441 out of 2,688Before him are Helene Fischer (1984), Alexander Fersman (1883), Gleb Uspensky (1843), Igor Severyanin (1887), Yuri Ozerov (1921), and Sergey Chaplygin (1869). After him are Anatoli Ilyin (1931), Joseph M. Schenck (1876), Vsevolod of Pskov (null), Roman Abelevich Kachanov (1921), Aristarkh Lentulov (1882), and Alexander Rou (1906).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Aleksey Koltsov ranks 209Before him are Konstantin Aksakov (1817), Zainab Biisheva (1908), Viktor Yerofeyev (1947), Rizaeddin bin Fakhreddin (1859), Gleb Uspensky (1843), and Igor Severyanin (1887). After him are Ivan Shmelyov (1873), Vasily Lebedev-Kumach (1898), Vitaly Bianki (1894), Eugene Znosko-Borovsky (1884), Nikolay Mikhaylovsky (1842), and Nikolai Klyuev (1884).