WRITER

Chinghiz Aitmatov

1928 - 2008

Chinghiz Aitmatov

Chingiz Torekulovich Aitmatov (as transliterated from Russian; Kyrgyz: Чыңгыз Төрөкулович Айтматов, properly transliterated: Çıŋgız Töröquloviç Aytmatov; 12 December 1928 – 10 June 2008) was a Soviet and Kyrgyz author who wrote in both Kyrgyz and Russian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chinghiz Aitmatov has received more than 255,406 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 278th most popular writer.

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  • 68

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.04

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  • 4.36

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Chinghiz Aitmatov ranks 276 out of 4,883Before him are Graham Greene, Lucan, Chrétien de Troyes, Fuzûlî, Henrik Pontoppidan, and Arthur Miller. After him are John Donne, Emily Dickinson, J. K. Rowling, Luigi Pirandello, Christine de Pizan, and Pär Lagerkvist.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1928, Chinghiz Aitmatov ranks 16Before him are Eduard Shevardnadze, Rinus Michels, Philip K. Dick, Serge Gainsbourg, Agnès Varda, and Osamu Tezuka. After him are Jeanne Moreau, Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Didi, Yves Klein, Zbigniew Brzezinski, and Kim Yong-nam. Among people deceased in 2008, Chinghiz Aitmatov ranks 12Before him are Arthur C. Clarke, Albert Hofmann, Irena Sendler, Charlton Heston, Suharto, and Samuel P. Huntington. After him are Hua Guofeng, Jørn Utzon, Harold Pinter, Sydney Pollack, Miriam Makeba, and Richard Widmark.

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In Kyrgyzstan

Among people born in Kyrgyzstan, Chinghiz Aitmatov ranks 2 out of 28Before him are Li Bai (701). After him are Mikhail Frunze (1885), Yūsuf Balasaguni (1020), Askar Akayev (1944), Kurmanbek Bakiyev (1949), Roza Otunbayeva (1950), Sabuktigin (942), Almazbek Atambayev (1956), Sooronbay Jeenbekov (1958), Vitali Klitschko (1971), and Toktogul Satylganov (1864).

Among WRITERS In Kyrgyzstan

Among writers born in Kyrgyzstan, Chinghiz Aitmatov ranks 2Before him are Li Bai (701).