Alexander Vampilov

1937 - 1972

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Alexander Valentinovich Vampilov (Russian: Александр Валентинович Вампилов) (19 August 1937 – 17 August 1972) was a Soviet playwright. His play The Elder Son was first performed in 1969, and became a national success two years later. Many of his plays have been filmed or televised in Russia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Vampilov has received more than 28,628 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Alexander Vampilov is the 4,521st most popular writer (down from 3,901st in 2019), the 1,559th most popular biography from Russia and the 220th most popular Russian Writer.

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Among writers, Alexander Vampilov ranks 4,521 out of 5,794Before him are Abaz Arslanagić, Krishan Chander, Javier Cercas, Adolf Muschg, Mari Jungstedt, and John Gardner. After him are Abdülhak Hâmid Tarhan, Roger Ascham, Jorge Edwards, Júlia Szendrey, Giovanni Arpino, and Alexis.

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Among people born in 1937, Alexander Vampilov ranks 333Before him are Prosper Avril, Eric Arturo Delvalle, Roger Penske, Nancy Wilson, Vladimir Makanin, and Ali Treki. After him are Ina Balin, Chad Everett, Helmut Recknagel, Gary Lockwood, Ron Leibman, and Polly Holliday. Among people deceased in 1972, Alexander Vampilov ranks 176Before him are Adriaan Fokker, Moe Berg, Romas Kalanta, Sir George Thomas, 7th Baronet, Erwin Stresemann, and Louella Parsons. After him are Sidney Franklin, Robert H. MacArthur, Juan Manuel Gálvez, Arnold Jackson, Frank Tashlin, and Walter Winchell.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexander Vampilov ranks 1,559 out of 2,688Before him are Vladimir Kesarev (1930), John Kay (1944), Gombojab Tsybikov (1873), Natalia Kuchinskaya (1949), Evgeni Plushenko (1982), and Viktor Zhdanovich (1938). After him are Irina Allegrova (1952), Aristarkh Belopolsky (1854), Andrei Eshpai (1925), Vladimir Leontyevich Komarov (1869), Gennadi Sosonko (1943), and Gennady Voronov (1910).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Alexander Vampilov ranks 220Before him are Nikolay Mikhaylovsky (1842), Nikolai Klyuev (1884), Tatyana Tolstaya (1951), Vikenty Veresaev (1867), Nikolai Tikhonov (1896), and Vladimir Makanin (1937). After him are Aleksey Pleshcheyev (1825), Vsevolod Vishnevsky (1900), Lev Kassil (1905), Sergey Gorodetsky (1884), Aleksei Arbuzov (1908), and Dmitry Glukhovsky (1979).