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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 111,624 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexander Grin is the 1,314th most popular writer (up from 1,509th in 2019), the 475th most popular biography from Russia (up from 507th in 2019) and the 59th most popular Russian Writer.

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Among writers, Alexander Grin ranks 1,314 out of 5,755Before him are Yosano Akiko, Clément Marot, Samuel Butler, Hristo Botev, Kurt Tucholsky, and Monique Wittig. After him are Viktor Suvorov, Henry Steel Olcott, Cratinus, Joachim Fest, Daniil Kharms, and Ibn al-Nadim.

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Among people born in 1880, Alexander Grin ranks 45Before him are Mack Sennett, María de las Mercedes, Princess of Asturias, Alfred Einstein, Ernest Bloch, Gideon Sundback, and Ugo Cavallero. After him are Alice Bailey, Adam Czerniaków, Elizabeth of the Trinity, Martiros Saryan, Mikhail Tomsky, and Vasily Degtyaryov. Among people deceased in 1932, Alexander Grin ranks 28Before him are Ferdinand Buisson, Jules Chéret, Eugen d'Albert, Ottokar Czernin, Pierre De Geyter, and Franz von Hipper. After him are John Charles Fields, Georg Kerschensteiner, Kang Pan-sok, Inukai Tsuyoshi, Tomáš Baťa, and Ahmed Shawqi.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Grin ranks 475 out of 3,262Before him are Alexei Navalny (1976), Nadezhda Mandelstam (1899), Grand Duke Nicholas Mikhailovich of Russia (1859), Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov (1787), Vladimir Bukovsky (1942), and Catharina of Württemberg (1783). After him are Viktor Suvorov (1947), Daniil Kharms (1905), Werner Ostendorff (1903), Konstantin Simonov (1915), Afanasy Nikitin (1500), and Olga Knipper (1868).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Alexander Grin ranks 59Before him are Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy (1817), Andrei Platonov (1899), Aleksandr Kuprin (1870), Rasul Gamzatov (1923), Alexander Afanasyev (1826), and Nadezhda Mandelstam (1899). After him are Viktor Suvorov (1947), Daniil Kharms (1905), Konstantin Simonov (1915), Gavrila Derzhavin (1743), Mukhtar Auezov (1897), and Alexander Radishchev (1749).