Boris Pasternak

1890 - 1960

Boris Pasternak

Boris Leonidovich Pasternak (; Russian: Бори́с Леони́дович Пастерна́к, IPA: [bɐˈrʲis lʲɪɐˈnʲidəvʲɪtɕ pəstɨrˈnak]; 10 February [O.S. 29 January] 1890 – 30 May 1960) was a Russian poet, novelist, and literary translator. Composed in 1917, Pasternak's first book of poems, My Sister, Life, was published in Berlin in 1922 and soon became an important collection in the Russian language. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boris Pasternak has received more than 1,285,244 page views. His biography is available in 95 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 158th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Boris Pasternak ranks 156 out of 4,883Before him are Du Fu, Aldous Huxley, Carlo Collodi, Yukio Mishima, Fernando Pessoa, and André Breton. After him are Snorri Sturluson, Janusz Korczak, Pliny the Younger, Abu Nuwas, Tove Jansson, and Guillaume Apollinaire.

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Among people born in 1890, Boris Pasternak ranks 9Before him are Ho Chi Minh, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Friedrich Paulus, Egon Schiele, Vyacheslav Molotov, and H. P. Lovecraft. After him are Alfred Jodl, Karel Čapek, Fritz Lang, Kurt Lewin, Colonel Sanders, and Stan Laurel. Among people deceased in 1960, Boris Pasternak ranks 2Before him is Albert Camus. After him are Erich Raeder, Clark Gable, Albert Kesselring, Max von Laue, Wilhelm Pieck, Melanie Klein, Walther Funk, Fausto Coppi, Paula Hitler, and Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Boris Pasternak ranks 52 out of 2,050Before him are Vyacheslav Molotov (1890), Paul I of Russia (1754), E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776), Mikhail Kalashnikov (1919), Alexander Nevsky (1220), and Grand Duchess Olga Nikolaevna of Russia (1895). After him are Georg Cantor (1845), Gustav Kirchhoff (1824), Alexander Borodin (1833), Andrei Tarkovsky (1932), Peter Kropotkin (1842), and Frederick I of Prussia (1657).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Boris Pasternak ranks 12Before him are Maxim Gorky (1868), Ayn Rand (1905), Ivan Turgenev (1818), Vladimir Nabokov (1899), Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918), and E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776). After him are Lou Andreas-Salomé (1861), Mikhail Lermontov (1814), Mikhail Sholokhov (1905), Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926), Vladimir Vysotsky (1938), and Sergei Yesenin (1895).

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