Eduard Uspensky

1937 - 2018

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Eduard Nikolayevich Uspensky (Russian: Эдуард Николаевич Успенский; 22 December 1937 – 14 August 2018) was a Russian children's writer and poet, author of over 70 books, as well as a playwright, screenwriter and TV presenter. His works have been translated into 25 languages and spawned around 60 cartoon adaptations. Among the characters he created are Cheburashka and Crocodile Gena, Uncle Fyodor and Kolobki brothers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eduard Uspensky has received more than 82,325 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Eduard Uspensky is the 1,937th most popular writer (up from 2,198th in 2019), the 646th most popular biography from Russia (up from 740th in 2019) and the 84th most popular Russian Writer.

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Among writers, Eduard Uspensky ranks 1,937 out of 5,794Before him are Phocylides, Anne Golon, Charles Berlitz, Constantine Manasses, Felice Orsini, and Sulpicia. After him are Tin Ujević, Michael Cunningham, Christy Brown, Guido Adler, Israel Joshua Singer, and Robert James Waller.

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Among people born in 1937, Eduard Uspensky ranks 123Before him are Rudi Altig, John Kennedy Toole, Franz Vranitzky, Lorraine Gary, Lajos Portisch, and Suzanne Pleshette. After him are Monica Zetterlund, Tung Chee-hwa, Ange-Félix Patassé, Nur Hassan Hussein, Tom Courtenay, and Bella Akhmadulina. Among people deceased in 2018, Eduard Uspensky ranks 103Before him are Josep Lluís Núñez, Thorvald Stoltenberg, Keith O'Brien, Yoshinobu Ishii, Kim Jong-pil, and Margit Sandemo. After him are Paul Andreu, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Nicanor Parra, Lill-Babs, Michael Halliday, and Jozef Adamec.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Eduard Uspensky ranks 646 out of 2,688Before him are Nikolay Pavlovich Ignatyev (1832), Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov (1943), Konstantin Ushinsky (1823), Sophia Perovskaya (1853), Mikhail of Vladimir (1145), and Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova (1835). After him are Grand Duke Dmitry Konstantinovich of Russia (1860), Mikhail Semyonovich Vorontsov (1782), Andrei Mironov (1941), Lev Pontryagin (1908), Zinaida Gippius (1869), and John of Kronstadt (1829).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Eduard Uspensky ranks 84Before him are Vasily Shukshin (1929), Alexandre Benois (1870), Mikhail Zoshchenko (1894), Sergei Dovlatov (1941), Konstantin Paustovsky (1892), and Konstantin Ushinsky (1823). After him are Zinaida Gippius (1869), John of Kronstadt (1829), Vasily Aksyonov (1932), Ğabdulla Tuqay (1886), Yuri Bondarev (1924), and Bella Akhmadulina (1937).