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WRITER

Gavrila Derzhavin

1743 - 1816

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Gavriil (Gavrila) Romanovich Derzhavin (Russian: Гаврии́л (Гаври́ла) Рома́нович Держа́вин, IPA: [ɡɐˈvrilə rɐˈmanəvʲɪtɕ dʲɪrˈʐavʲɪn] (listen); 14 July 1743 – 20 July 1816) was one of the most highly esteemed Russian poets before Alexander Pushkin, as well as a statesman. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gavrila Derzhavin has received more than 99,285 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Gavrila Derzhavin is the 1,405th most popular writer (down from 1,295th in 2019), the 503rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 419th in 2019) and the 63rd most popular Russian Writer.

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  • 99k

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  • 51

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.68

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Gavrila Derzhavin ranks 1,405 out of 5,755Before him are Lord Alfred Douglas, A. E. van Vogt, Philippe Soupault, Martin Gardner, Colin Dexter, and Matthew Lewis. After him are Ivan Kotliarevsky, Sadegh Hedayat, Ida Tarbell, Ausiàs March, Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, and Josef Čapek.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1743, Gavrila Derzhavin ranks 17Before him are Friedrich Heinrich Jacobi, Carl Peter Thunberg, Edmund Cartwright, Nicolai Abildgaard, René Just Haüy, and William I, Elector of Hesse. After him are Joseph Banks, Louis Claude de Saint-Martin, Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova, William Paley, Victor Amadeus II, Prince of Carignano, and Princess Carolina of Orange-Nassau. Among people deceased in 1816, Gavrila Derzhavin ranks 9Before him are Maria Ludovika of Austria-Este, Pierre Augereau, Francisco de Miranda, Frederick I of Württemberg, Adam Ferguson, and Charles II, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz. After him are Roger Ducos, Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg, Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck, Friedrich Wilhelm Freiherr von Bülow, Johann Hieronymus Schröter, and François-André Vincent.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Gavrila Derzhavin ranks 503 out of 3,262Before him are Maria Spiridonova (1884), Ivan Maisky (1884), Leonid Gaidai (1923), Nikolay Zhukovsky (1847), Dmitry Muratov (1961), and Alexander Butlerov (1828). After him are Rodion Shchedrin (1932), Mikhail Alekseyev (1857), Sergey Akhromeyev (1923), Vyacheslav Tikhonov (1928), Mukhtar Auezov (1897), and Boris Kustodiev (1878).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Gavrila Derzhavin ranks 63Before him are Alexander Afanasyev (1826), Nadezhda Mandelstam (1899), Alexander Grin (1880), Viktor Suvorov (1947), Daniil Kharms (1905), and Konstantin Simonov (1915). After him are Mukhtar Auezov (1897), Alexander Radishchev (1749), Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin (1826), Korney Chukovsky (1882), Sergei Dovlatov (1941), and Alexander Belyaev (1884).