Denis Davydov

1784 - 1839

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Denis Vasilyevich Davydov (Russian: Дени́с Васи́льевич Давы́дов, IPA: [dʲɪˈnʲis vɐˈsʲilʲjɪvʲɪdʑ dɐˈvɨdəf] (listen); 27 July [O.S. 16 July] 1784 – 4 May [O.S. 22 April] 1839) was a Russian soldier-poet of the Napoleonic Wars who invented the genre of hussar poetry, characterised by hedonism and bravado. He used events from his own life to illustrate such poetry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Denis Davydov has received more than 61,970 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Denis Davydov is the 2,840th most popular writer (up from 2,964th in 2019), the 959th most popular biography from Russia (up from 984th in 2019) and the 121st most popular Russian Writer.

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Among writers, Denis Davydov ranks 2,840 out of 5,794Before him are Bhavabhuti, Daniël Heinsius, Martin Gray, James Tiptree Jr., Kálmán Mikszáth, and Jean-Pierre Claris de Florian. After him are Bo Carpelan, Andre Norton, Spencer Johnson, Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, Abdullah Abdul Kadir, and Walter Hasenclever.

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Among people born in 1784, Denis Davydov ranks 33Before him are Sándor Kőrösi Csoma, Fructuoso Rivera, George Onslow, Thomas Robert Bugeaud, George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe, and Duke George of Oldenburg. After him are Christopher Hansteen, William Buckland, Archduke Louis of Austria, Juan Antonio Lavalleja, Leopoldo Nobili, and Charles Dupin. Among people deceased in 1839, Denis Davydov ranks 24Before him are Gaspard de Prony, Johann Christoph Friedrich GutsMuths, William Murdoch, Lady Hester Stanhope, Dorothea von Schlegel, and Lord William Bentinck. After him are Hugues-Bernard Maret, duc de Bassano, Giuseppe Valadier, Joseph Franz von Jacquin, Maurice de Guérin, Benjamin Morrell, and Bhimsen Thapa.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Denis Davydov ranks 959 out of 2,688Before him are Lev Oborin (1907), Alexander Guchkov (1862), Nikolay Muravyov-Amursky (1809), Sergei Salnikov (1925), Anatoli Boukreev (1958), and Andrey Zvyagintsev (1964). After him are Mikhail Mikhaylovich Gerasimov (1907), Alexander Serov (1820), Yekaterina Furtseva (1910), Alexander Tormasov (1752), Yury Yakovlev (1928), and Vladimir Kappel (1883).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Denis Davydov ranks 121Before him are Vyacheslav Ivanov (1866), Leah Goldberg (1911), Aleksandr Tvardovsky (1910), Kir Bulychev (1934), Boris Pilnyak (1894), and Valentin Rasputin (1937). After him are Yury Yakovlev (1928), Alexander Sumarokov (1717), Rachel Bluwstein (1890), Yevgeny Baratynsky (1800), Yulian Semyonov (1931), and Olena Teliha (1906).