Arsen Kotsoyev

1872 - 1944

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Arsen Kotsoyev (Ossetian: Коцойты Арсен, romanized: Kocojty Arsen; January 15, 1872 - February 4, 1944) was one of the founders of Ossetic prose, who had a large influence on the formation of the modern Ossetic language and its functional styles. He participated in all of the first Ossetic periodicals, and was one of the most notable Ossetian publicists. There are streets named after Kotsoyev in Vladikavkaz and Beslan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arsen Kotsoyev has received more than 15,668 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Arsen Kotsoyev is the 2,217th most popular writer (down from 1,976th in 2019), the 805th most popular biography from Russia (down from 732nd in 2019) and the 96th most popular Russian Writer.

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Among writers, Arsen Kotsoyev ranks 2,217 out of 7,302Before him are Guillaume Tirel, Erich Segal, Frédéric Ozanam, Rebecca West, Mikhail Artsybashev, and Audre Lorde. After him are Shakuntala Devi, Maciej Stryjkowski, Joseph Heller, Wayne Dyer, Teimuraz II of Kakheti, and Chittaranjan Das.

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Among people born in 1872, Arsen Kotsoyev ranks 68Before him are Ludwig Klages, Princess Joséphine Caroline of Belgium, Traian Vuia, Adolf Schmal, Theodor Lessing, and Luigi Orione. After him are Hidesaburō Ueno, Johan Bojer, Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria, Momčilo Tapavica, Prince Emmanuel, Duke of Vendôme, and Hàm Nghi. Among people deceased in 1944, Arsen Kotsoyev ranks 127Before him are Musa Cälil, Josef Bürckel, Adelbert Schulz, Paul von Hase, Kaj Munk, and Kazu Naoki. After him are Lina Cavalieri, Hellmuth Stieff, Israel Joshua Singer, Heinz Brandt, Kosta Pećanac, and Fritz Witt.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Arsen Kotsoyev ranks 805 out of 3,761Before him are Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov (1891), Samuil Marshak (1887), Leonid Krasin (1870), Pyotr Chaadayev (1794), Yuri Norstein (1941), and Nikolai Berzarin (1904). After him are Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia (1827), Prince Igor Constantinovich of Russia (1894), Nikolai Severtzov (1827), Alexander Rodimtsev (1905), Vasily Tatishchev (1686), and Prince Roman Petrovich of Russia (1896).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Arsen Kotsoyev ranks 96Before him are Afanasy Fet (1820), Vasily Aksyonov (1932), Rachel Bluwstein (1890), Musa Cälil (1906), Eduard Uspensky (1937), and Samuil Marshak (1887). After him are Arkady Gaidar (1904), Ğabdulla Tuqay (1886), Konstantin Balmont (1867), Andrey Kurkov (1961), Sergei Nilus (1862), and Leah Goldberg (1911).