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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 303,701 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Alexander Blok is the 715th most popular writer (up from 749th in 2019), the 250th most popular biography from Russia (down from 244th in 2019) and the 28th 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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  • 65

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  • 2.57

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  • 6.42

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Among writers, Alexander Blok ranks 715 out of 5,755Before him are Johann Ludwig Burckhardt, Frederick Forsyth, Chevalier d'Éon, Joseph Campbell, Tukaram, and Jin Yong. After him are Louise Hay, Bruno Schulz, David Irving, Claudian, Aratus, and L. Ron Hubbard.

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Among people born in 1880, Alexander Blok ranks 24Before him are Premchand, Elton Mayo, Otto Weininger, Max Wertheimer, H. L. Mencken, and Ze'ev Jabotinsky. After him are Bruno Taut, Michel Fokine, Lionel Logue, Sarah Knauss, Vajiravudh, and Kuniaki Koiso. Among people deceased in 1921, Alexander Blok ranks 17Before him are Talaat Pasha, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, Nicholas I of Montenegro, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, and Antoni Grabowski. After him are Engelbert Humperdinck, William II of Württemberg, Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil, `Abdu'l-Bahá, Julius Richard Petri, and Ignác Goldziher.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Blok ranks 250 out of 3,262Before him are Pyotr Kapitsa (1894), Vasily I of Moscow (1371), Grigori Perelman (1966), Vasily Smyslov (1921), Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1856), and Ivan Kramskoi (1837). After him are Pitirim Sorokin (1889), Viktor Chernomyrdin (1938), Alexander Oparin (1894), Leonid Kantorovich (1912), Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia (1827), and Bruno Taut (1880).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Alexander Blok ranks 28Before him are Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), Alexander Herzen (1812), Ivan Krylov (1769), Nikolay Chernyshevsky (1828), Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1883), and Ivan Goncharov (1812). After him are Alexander Griboyedov (1795), Alexander Litvinenko (1962), Fyodor Tyutchev (1803), Viktor Shklovsky (1893), Varlam Shalamov (1907), and Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz (1843).