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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 100,063 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Arthur Adamov is the 933rd most popular writer (down from 790th in 2019), the 335th most popular biography from Russia (down from 259th in 2019) and the 36th 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 933 out of 5,755Before him are Ibn al-Muqaffa', Aimé Césaire, Jules Renard, James Jones, Alexandra David-Néel, and Ben Jonson. After him are Peter Townsend, Roger Zelazny, Thietmar of Merseburg, Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Ahmad Khani, and Ivan Gundulić.

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Among people born in 1908, Arthur Adamov ranks 45Before him are Cesare Pavese, Ilya Frank, Joseph Rotblat, Alfred Hershey, Günther Prien, and Infante Jaime, Duke of Segovia. After him are Józef Gosławski, Victor Ambartsumian, Martha Gellhorn, Mohammed bin Awad bin Laden, Rex Harrison, and Robert Merle. Among people deceased in 1970, Arthur Adamov ranks 44Before him are Nina Ricci, Francis Peyton Rous, Władysław Anders, Italo Gariboldi, Lázaro Cárdenas, and Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma. After him are E. M. Forster, Sonny Liston, Lev Kuleshov, B. H. Liddell Hart, Percy Spencer, and Barnett Newman.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Arthur Adamov ranks 335 out of 3,262Before him are Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (1822), Eduard Limonov (1943), Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia (1860), Lila Kedrova (1918), Viktor Korchnoi (1931), and Leonid Govorov (1897). After him are Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya (1923), Otto Nicolai (1810), Nikolai Trubetzkoy (1890), Vasily Vereshchagin (1842), Prince Paul of Yugoslavia (1893), and Anatoly Sobchak (1937).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Arthur Adamov ranks 36Before him are Alexander Litvinenko (1962), Fyodor Tyutchev (1803), Viktor Shklovsky (1893), Varlam Shalamov (1907), Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz (1843), and Yevgeny Yevtushenko (1933). After him are Henri Troyat (1911), Nikolay Karamzin (1766), Bulat Okudzhava (1924), Velimir Khlebnikov (1885), Leonid Andreyev (1871), and Sergey Mikhalkov (1913).