WRITER

Andrey Kurbsky

1528 - 1583

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Prince Andrey Mikhailovich Kurbsky (Russian: Андрей Михайлович Курбский; Polish: Andriej Michajłowicz Kurbski; 1528–1583) was a Russian political figure, military leader, and political philosopher, known as an intimate friend and then a leading political opponent of the Russian tsar Ivan the Terrible (r. 1533–1584). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrey Kurbsky has received more than 62,591 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia. Andrey Kurbsky is the 2,471st most popular writer (down from 2,214th in 2019), the 904th most popular biography from Russia (down from 804th in 2019) and the 108th most popular Russian Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Andrey Kurbsky ranks 2,471 out of 7,302Before him are Rolf Hochhuth, Ariwara no Narihira, Dick Francis, Christopher Priest, Christian Friedrich Daniel Schubart, and Valentin Kataev. After him are Lidia Zamenhof, George Ohsawa, Sergey Aksakov, John of Ephesus, Marlen Haushofer, and Carlo Emilio Gadda.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1528, Andrey Kurbsky ranks 14Before him are Theodor de Bry, Henri Estienne, Paolo Boi, Luis de Requesens y Zúñiga, Birbal, and Julius, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. After him are Francisco Guerrero, Juan de Garay, Claude Le Jeune, Eric II, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Pedro da Fonseca, and António Ferreira. Among people deceased in 1583, Andrey Kurbsky ranks 12Before him are Louis VI, Elector Palatine, Shibata Katsuie, Ivan Fyodorov, Surdas, Oda Nobutaka, and Pirro Ligorio. After him are Antoinette de Bourbon, Juan de Garay, Humphrey Gilbert, Zacharias Ursinus, Philip II, Landgrave of Hesse-Rheinfels, and Jacques Pelletier du Mans.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Andrey Kurbsky ranks 904 out of 3,761Before him are Andrey Myagkov (1938), Alexey Maresyev (1916), Arkady Rotenberg (1951), Grigori Aleksandrov (1903), George Maximilianovich, 6th Duke of Leuchtenberg (1852), and Nikolai Korotkov (1874). After him are Edgar Froese (1944), Sergey Aksakov (1791), Nikolay Cherkasov (1903), Eeva Kilpi (1928), Anna Kournikova (1981), and Boris Stürmer (1848).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Andrey Kurbsky ranks 108Before him are Leah Goldberg (1911), Andrei Voznesensky (1933), Aino Kallas (1878), Kristijonas Donelaitis (1714), Nikolay Kostomarov (1817), and Noor Inayat Khan (1914). After him are Sergey Aksakov (1791), Eeva Kilpi (1928), Şihabetdin Märcani (1818), Ivan Yefremov (1908), Konstantin Batyushkov (1787), and Boris Pilnyak (1894).