Hayim Nahman Bialik

1873 - 1934

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Hayim Nahman Bialik (Hebrew: חיים נחמן ביאַליק; January 9, 1873 – July 4, 1934) was a Jewish poet who wrote primarily in Hebrew and Yiddish. Bialik is considered a pioneer of modern Hebrew poetry, part of the vanguard of Jewish thinkers who gave voice to a new spirit of his time, and recognized today as Israel's national poet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hayim Nahman Bialik has received more than 548,582 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Hayim Nahman Bialik is the 1,272nd most popular writer (up from 1,317th in 2019), the 169th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 177th in 2019) and the 26th most popular Ukrainian Writer.

Hayim Nahman Bialik was a Hebrew poet, essayist, and one of the foremost figures in modern Hebrew literature. He was born in the town of Radi, Russian Empire (now in Ukraine) and died in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is most famous for his work in modern Hebrew literature.

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Among writers, Hayim Nahman Bialik ranks 1,272 out of 7,302Before him are Kassia, Stobaeus, Yeghishe Charents, Lobsang Rampa, Erskine Caldwell, and Edmond François Valentin About. After him are Marcus Minucius Felix, Robert Sheckley, Chūya Nakahara, Siegfried Kracauer, Matthias Flacius, and Akka Mahadevi.

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Among people born in 1873, Hayim Nahman Bialik ranks 39Before him are Ray Ewry, Lee de Forest, Alexander Bogdanov, Radoje Domanović, Tullio Levi-Civita, and Robert Wiene. After him are Constantin Carathéodory, Jakob Wassermann, Eliel Saarinen, Prince Luigi Amedeo, Duke of the Abruzzi, Hugo Simberg, and Ma Barker. Among people deceased in 1934, Hayim Nahman Bialik ranks 35Before him are Carl von Linde, Jean Vigo, Duke Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Siegbert Tarrasch, Andrei Bely, and Franz Ehrle. After him are Jakob Wassermann, Willem de Sitter, Pietro Gasparri, Alexander von Kluck, William Morris Davis, and Prince Alfonso, Count of Caserta.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Hayim Nahman Bialik ranks 169 out of 1,365Before him are Yevhen Konovalets (1891), Serge Lifar (1904), Tamara Press (1937), Heinrich Neuhaus (1888), Andriy Melnyk (1890), and Sigismund Korybut (1395). After him are Marina Mniszech (1588), Alexander Pechersky (1909), Robert Maxwell (1923), Valentyn Sylvestrov (1937), Moshé Feldenkrais (1904), and Stanisław Jerzy Lec (1909).

Among WRITERS In Ukraine

Among writers born in Ukraine, Hayim Nahman Bialik ranks 26Before him are Irène Némirovsky (1903), Nestor the Chronicler (1056), Gregory Skovoroda (1722), Nikolai Ostrovsky (1904), Nikolay Nekrasov (1821), and Juliusz Słowacki (1809). After him are Stanisław Jerzy Lec (1909), Ivan Kotliarevsky (1769), Władysław Tarnowski (1836), Naftali Herz Imber (1856), Vladimir Korolenko (1853), and Aharon Appelfeld (1932).