Alexander Pushkin

1799 - 1837

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Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (English: ; Russian: Александр Сергеевич Пушкин, tr. Aleksandr Sergeyevich Pushkin, IPA: [ɐlʲɪkˈsandr sʲɪrˈɡʲe(j)ɪvʲɪtɕ ˈpuʂkʲɪn] (listen); 6 June [O.S. 26 May] 1799 – 10 February [O.S. 29 January] 1837) was a Russian poet, playwright, and novelist of the Romantic era. He is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature.Pushkin was born into the Russian nobility in Moscow. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Pushkin has received more than 3,880,506 page views. His biography is available in 157 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 152 in 2019). Alexander Pushkin is the 37th most popular writer (down from 23rd in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Russia (down from 11th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Writer.

Alexander Pushkin is most famous for his poetry. He is considered to be the father of Russian literature.

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Among writers, Alexander Pushkin ranks 37 out of 5,755Before him are Charles Dickens, Horace, Alexandre Dumas, Aeschylus, Oscar Wilde, and George Orwell. After him are Marcel Proust, Hermann Hesse, Denis Diderot, Friedrich Schiller, Lord Byron, and Jane Austen.

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Among people born in 1799, Alexander Pushkin ranks 2Before him is Honoré de Balzac. After him are Oscar I of Sweden, Benoît Paul Émile Clapeyron, Mary Anning, Charles II, Duke of Parma, Gustav, Prince of Vasa, Karl Bryullov, William Lassell, Fromental Halévy, Friedrich Wilhelm Argelander, and Anna Atkins. Among people deceased in 1837, Alexander Pushkin ranks 1After him are Charles Fourier, William IV of the United Kingdom, Gustav IV Adolf of Sweden, John Constable, Hortense de Beauharnais, Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Giacomo Leopardi, Georg Büchner, John Field, Wilhelmine of Prussia, Queen of the Netherlands, and François Gérard.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Pushkin ranks 17 out of 3,262Before him are Anton Chekhov (1860), Nikita Khrushchev (1894), Nicholas II of Russia (1868), Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840), Ivan the Terrible (1530), and Grigori Rasputin (1869). After him are Ivan Pavlov (1849), Wassily Kandinsky (1866), Igor Stravinsky (1882), Kim Jong-il (1941), Isaac Asimov (1920), and Alexander I of Russia (1777).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Alexander Pushkin ranks 4Before him are Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821), Leo Tolstoy (1828), and Anton Chekhov (1860). After him are Isaac Asimov (1920), Ayn Rand (1905), Maxim Gorky (1868), Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918), Boris Pasternak (1890), Vladimir Nabokov (1899), E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776), and Ivan Turgenev (1818).