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Gregory Skovoroda

1722 - 1794

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Hryhorii Skovoroda, also Gregory Skovoroda or Grigory Skovoroda (Latin: Gregorius Scovoroda; Ukrainian: Григорій Савич Сковорода, Hryhorii Savych Skovoroda; Russian: Григо́рий Са́ввич Сковорода́, Grigory Savvich Skovoroda; 3 December 1722 – 9 November 1794) was a philosopher of Ukrainian Cossack origin who lived and worked in the Russian Empire. He was a poet, a teacher and a composer of liturgical music. His significant influence on his contemporaries and succeeding generations and his way of life were universally regarded as Socratic, and he was often called a "Socrates". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gregory Skovoroda has received more than 110,253 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Gregory Skovoroda is the 910th most popular writer (up from 1,103rd in 2019), the 110th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 124th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Ukrainian Writer.

Gregory Skovoroda is most famous for his work as a poet.

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Among writers, Gregory Skovoroda ranks 910 out of 5,755Before him are Charles Maurras, John Grisham, Daniel Goleman, Samuel Richardson, Noah Gordon, and Aziz Nesin. After him are Robert van Gulik, Madame de La Fayette, Marie d'Agoult, Georges Bernanos, Quintus Tullius Cicero, and Panait Istrati.

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Among people born in 1722, Gregory Skovoroda ranks 4Before him are Ahmad Shah Durrani, Frederick Christian, Elector of Saxony, and Prince Augustus William of Prussia. After him are Jazzar Pasha, Samuel Adams, Axel Fredrik Cronstedt, Georg Benda, Duchess Luise of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Prince George William of Hesse-Darmstadt, Pietro Nardini, and Amursana. Among people deceased in 1794, Gregory Skovoroda ranks 16Before him are Élisabeth of France, Alexandre de Beauharnais, Georges Couthon, André Chénier, William Jones, and Augustin Robespierre. After him are Nicolas Chamfort, Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg, Duchess Sophia Frederica of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Georg Forster, Countess Palatine Maria Franziska of Sulzbach, and Jacques Roux.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Gregory Skovoroda ranks 110 out of 1,083Before him are Emil Gilels (1916), Sergei Bondarchuk (1920), Milla Jovovich (1975), Stepan Makarov (1848), Alexander Samsonov (1859), and Anatoliy Solovianenko (1932). After him are Oleksandr Turchynov (1964), Alexander Dovzhenko (1894), Sofia Rotaru (1947), Stanislaw Ulam (1909), Roman Shukhevych (1907), and Georgy Gapon (1870).

Among WRITERS In Ukraine

Among writers born in Ukraine, Gregory Skovoroda ranks 21Before him are Anton Makarenko (1888), Ivan Franko (1856), Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880), Clarice Lispector (1920), Bruno Schulz (1892), and Nestor the Chronicler (1056). After him are Nikolay Nekrasov (1821), Vladimir Korolenko (1853), Stanisław Jerzy Lec (1909), Juliusz Słowacki (1809), Hayim Nahman Bialik (1873), and Ivan Kotliarevsky (1769).