Alexander Grin

1880 - 1932

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Aleksandr Stepanovich Grinevsky (better known by his pen name, Aleksandr Green / Grin (spelling varies in non-Russian literature), Russian: Александр Грин, IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksandr ɡrʲin] (listen), 23 August 1880 – 8 July 1932) was a Russian writer, notable for his romantic novels and short stories, mostly set in an unnamed fantasy land with a European or Latin American flavor (Grin's fans often refer to this land as Grinlandia). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Grin has received more than 83,313 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexander Grin is the 1,510th most popular writer (down from 1,426th in 2019), the 508th most popular biography from Russia (down from 472nd in 2019) and the 66th most popular Russian Writer.

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Among writers, Alexander Grin ranks 1,510 out of 5,794Before him are Robert Wilson, Patricia Cornwell, Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz, Dominique Venner, Avianus, and Joseph Joubert. After him are Salawat Yulayev, Donald E. Westlake, René Char, Marilyn vos Savant, Ramón del Valle-Inclán, and Wolfgang Borchert.

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Among people born in 1880, Alexander Grin ranks 49Before him are María de las Mercedes, Princess of Asturias, Ugo Cavallero, Mack Sennett, Margherita Sarfatti, Charles Huntziger, and Otto Meissner. After him are Adam Czerniaków, Martiros Saryan, Tod Browning, Mikhail Tomsky, John Boyd Orr, and Jacques Thibaud. Among people deceased in 1932, Alexander Grin ranks 31Before him are Ferdinand Buisson, Ottokar Czernin, Eugen d'Albert, John Philip Sousa, Kang Pan-sok, and Inukai Tsuyoshi. After him are Jules Chéret, Ramon Casas, Georg Kerschensteiner, Guillaume Bigourdan, Émile Friant, and Ahmed Shawqi.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Grin ranks 508 out of 2,688Before him are Alexander Dargomyzhsky (1813), Simeon Bekbulatovich (1600), Urie Bronfenbrenner (1917), Chung Il-kwon (1917), Viktor Abakumov (1908), and Prince Christopher of Greece and Denmark (1888). After him are Anatoly Sobchak (1937), Sergei Bulgakov (1871), Sergey Shoygu (1955), Alexander Sergeyevich Yakovlev (1906), Sergey Akhromeyev (1923), and Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov (1890).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Alexander Grin ranks 66Before him are Andrei Platonov (1899), Yevgenia Ginzburg (1904), Dmitry Merezhkovsky (1866), Aleksandr Kuprin (1870), Korney Chukovsky (1882), and Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin (1826). After him are Viktor Suvorov (1947), Valery Bryusov (1873), Lyudmila Ulitskaya (1943), Nina Berberova (1901), Alexander Belyaev (1884), and Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova (1743).