WRITER

Alexander Blok

1880 - 1921

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Alexander Alexandrovich Blok (Russian: Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Бло́к, IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksandr ɐlʲɪˈksandrəvʲɪtɕ ˈblok] (listen); 28 November [O.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Blok has received more than 275,763 page views. His biography is available in 62 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Alexander Blok is the 749th most popular writer (down from 712th in 2019), the 245th most popular biography from Russia (down from 234th in 2019) and the 30th most popular Russian Writer.

Alexander Alexandrovich Blok was a Russian poet and playwright. He is most famous for his poem "The Twelve," which is a long, symbolic poem about the Bolshevik Revolution.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Alexander Blok ranks 749 out of 5,794Before him are Ali Shariati, Mahmoud Darwish, Joseph Campbell, Tony Buzan, Mikael Agricola, and Philippe Ariès. After him are Maya Angelou, Iris Murdoch, Raymond Carver, Wilhelm Hauff, Agathias, and Antoine Galland.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1880, Alexander Blok ranks 24Before him are Otto Weininger, Elton Mayo, Premchand, Ze'ev Jabotinsky, Bruno Taut, and Max Wertheimer. After him are Michel Fokine, Vajiravudh, Kuniaki Koiso, H. L. Mencken, Milan Rastislav Štefánik, and Andrei Bely. Among people deceased in 1921, Alexander Blok ranks 16Before him are Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Alfred Hermann Fried, Antoni Grabowski, Nicholas I of Montenegro, and Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg. After him are Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Julius Richard Petri, Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil, Eugen Dühring, Hermann Schwarz, and `Abdu'l-Bahá.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Blok ranks 245 out of 2,688Before him are Yevdokiya Lopukhina (1669), Dmitri Ivanovsky (1864), Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky (1863), Armin Mueller-Stahl (1930), Anastasia Romanovna (1530), and Viktor Shklovsky (1893). After him are Feodor Chaliapin (1873), Nikolai Kondratiev (1892), Gustav Bauer (1870), Michel Fokine (1880), Aleksandr Ulyanov (1866), and Yermak Timofeyevich (1532).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Alexander Blok ranks 30Before him are Marina Tsvetaeva (1892), Ivan Bunin (1870), Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), Alexander Herzen (1812), Nikolay Chernyshevsky (1828), and Viktor Shklovsky (1893). After him are Arthur Adamov (1908), Nikolay Karamzin (1766), Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz (1843), Alexander Griboyedov (1795), Varlam Shalamov (1907), and Fyodor Tyutchev (1803).