Arthur Adamov

1908 - 1970

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Arthur Adamov (23 August 1908 – 15 March 1970) was a playwright, one of the foremost exponents of the Theatre of the Absurd. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arthur Adamov has received more than 83,275 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Arthur Adamov is the 790th most popular writer (up from 820th in 2019), the 260th most popular biography from Russia (up from 272nd in 2019) and the 31st most popular Russian Writer.

Arthur Adamov is most famous for his play Les Âmes mortes, which was written in 1949.

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Among writers, Arthur Adamov ranks 790 out of 5,794Before him are Franz Grillparzer, H. Rider Haggard, James Brendan Connolly, A. A. Milne, Thomas Malory, and L. Frank Baum. After him are Joseph Murphy, Edmond de Goncourt, Sinclair Lewis, Leconte de Lisle, Clemens Brentano, and Felix Salten.

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Among people born in 1908, Arthur Adamov ranks 40Before him are William Saroyan, Carole Lombard, John Kenneth Galbraith, Cesare Pavese, Werner von Haeften, and Günther Prien. After him are Joseph Rotblat, Willard Libby, Dmitry Ustinov, Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia, Alfred Hershey, and Rex Harrison. Among people deceased in 1970, Arthur Adamov ranks 38Before him are Maud Lewis, Andrey Yeryomenko, Artem Mikoyan, Princess Irina Alexandrovna of Russia, John Dos Passos, and Fritz Perls. After him are Nina Ricci, Lázaro Cárdenas, Bourvil, Percy Spencer, E. M. Forster, and Italo Gariboldi.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Arthur Adamov ranks 260 out of 2,688Before him are Catherine Pavlovna of Russia (1788), Boris Shaposhnikov (1882), Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (1786), Alexander Yegorov (1883), Natalya Naryshkina (1651), and Vasily I of Moscow (1371). After him are Sergey Lavrov (1950), Gennady Zyuganov (1944), Grand Duchess Alexandra Pavlovna of Russia (1783), Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich of Russia (1847), Alexander Oparin (1894), and Vasily Blokhin (1895).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Arthur Adamov ranks 31Before him are Ivan Bunin (1870), Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), Alexander Herzen (1812), Nikolay Chernyshevsky (1828), Viktor Shklovsky (1893), and Alexander Blok (1880). After him are Nikolay Karamzin (1766), Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz (1843), Alexander Griboyedov (1795), Varlam Shalamov (1907), Fyodor Tyutchev (1803), and Alexander Litvinenko (1962).