WRITER

Chinghiz Aitmatov

1928 - 2008

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Chingiz Torekulovich Aitmatov (as transliterated from Russian; Kyrgyz: Чыңгыз Төрөкулович Айтматов, properly transliterated: Çıŋgız Töröquloviç Aytmatov; 12 December 1928 – 10 June 2008) was a 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 280,747 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Chinghiz Aitmatov is the 253rd most popular writer (up from 276th in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Kyrgyzstan and the 2nd most popular Kirghiz Writer.

Chinghiz Aitmatov is most famous for his novel, "The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years."

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Chinghiz Aitmatov ranks 253 out of 5,794Before him are Ian Fleming, Anna Akhmatova, Dario Fo, Torquato Tasso, Carlo Goldoni, and Terry Pratchett. After him are John Keats, Germaine de Staël, Frédéric Mistral, Robert Burns, Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau, and Henry Miller.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1928, Chinghiz Aitmatov ranks 12Before him are John Forbes Nash Jr., Noam Chomsky, Ariel Sharon, James Watson, Eduard Shevardnadze, and Philip K. Dick. After him are Serge Gainsbourg, Rinus Michels, Shirley Temple, Osamu Tezuka, Didi, and Yves Klein. Among people deceased in 2008, Chinghiz Aitmatov ranks 12Before him are Bobby Fischer, Arthur C. Clarke, Charlton Heston, Suharto, Albert Hofmann, and Samuel P. Huntington. After him are Hua Guofeng, Jørn Utzon, Sydney Pollack, Harold Pinter, Roy Scheider, and Richard Widmark.

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In Kyrgyzstan

Among people born in Kyrgyzstan, Chinghiz Aitmatov ranks 2 out of 40Before him are Li Bai (701). After him are Mikhail Frunze (1885), Yūsuf Balasaguni (1020), Askar Akayev (1944), Roza Otunbayeva (1950), Kurmanbek Bakiyev (1949), Sooronbay Jeenbekov (1958), Sabuktigin (942), Almazbek Atambayev (1956), 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).