Alexandre Benois

1870 - 1960

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Alexandre (Alexander) Nikolayevich Benois (Russian: Александр Николаевич Бенуа, romanized: Aleksandr Nikolayevich Benua; 3 May [O.S. 21 April] 1870 – 9 February 1960) was a Russian artist, art critic, historian, preservationist and founding member of Mir iskusstva ("World of Art"), an art movement and magazine. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexandre Benois has received more than 168,271 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Alexandre Benois is the 1,754th most popular writer (up from 1,796th in 2019), the 628th most popular biography from Russia (up from 661st in 2019) and the 74th most popular Russian Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 170k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.21

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 36

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.67

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.85

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Moi vospominaniya v pyati knigakh
Moi vospominanii͡a︡
Biography, Artists
Alexandre Benois, 1870-1960
Exhibitions, History, Stage-setting and scenery
Biography, Set designers
Russkaia︠ ︡shkola zhivopisi
Painting, Painting, Russian, History
Reminiscences of the Russian ballet
Artists, Ballet, Ballets russes

Page views of Alexandre Benois by language

Over the past year Alexandre Benois has had the most page views in the with 62,933 views, followed by English (24,836), and French (4,345). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ido (124.91%), Indonesian (73.67%), and Hungarian (57.08%)


Among writers, Alexandre Benois ranks 1,754 out of 7,302Before him are Minamoto no Sanetomo, I. L. Peretz, Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz, Dorothy Parker, Li Yu, and Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. After him are Princess Michael of Kent, Karl-Maria Kertbeny, Notker the Stammerer, Richard Ford, Anne Perry, and Suzanne Collins.

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Among people born in 1870, Alexandre Benois ranks 55Before him are Kitaro Nishida, Michael Rostovtzeff, Ignacio Zuloaga, Herbert Samuel, 1st Viscount Samuel, Archduchess Margarethe Klementine of Austria, and Vítězslav Novák. After him are Friedrich Karl Arnold Schwassmann, Oscar Straus, Florent Schmitt, Vladimir Purishkevich, Helge von Koch, and Leopold Godowsky. Among people deceased in 1960, Alexandre Benois ranks 55Before him are Feroze Gandhi, Pierre Reverdy, Salvatore Ferragamo, Sylvia Pankhurst, Antonie Pannekoek, and Abram Ioffe. After him are Maurice de Broglie, St John Philby, Hans Wilsdorf, Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan, A. L. Kroeber, and José Antonio Aguirre.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Alexandre Benois ranks 628 out of 3,761Before him are Konstantin Ushinsky (1823), Alexander Godunov (1949), Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov (1782), Grand Duchess Elizabeth Mikhailovna of Russia (1826), Sergei Krikalev (1958), and Ivan Sechenov (1829). After him are Yuri Temirkanov (1938), Lev Pontryagin (1908), Vasily Shukshin (1929), Viktor Chernov (1873), Alexander Bortnikov (1951), and Caran d'Ache (1858).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Alexandre Benois ranks 74Before him are Nina Berberova (1901), Konstantin Paustovsky (1892), Alexander Belyaev (1884), John of Kronstadt (1829), Alexander Grin (1880), and Konstantin Ushinsky (1823). After him are Vasily Shukshin (1929), Yevgenia Ginzburg (1904), Lilya Brik (1891), Zinaida Gippius (1869), Mikhail Zoshchenko (1894), and Sergei Dovlatov (1941).