Ilia Chavchavadze

1837 - 1907

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Prince Ilia Chavchavadze (Georgian: ილია ჭავჭავაძე; 8 November 1837 – 12 September 1907) was a Georgian public figure, journalist, publisher, writer and poet who spearheaded the revival of the Georgian national liberation movement in the second half of the 19th century and played a major role in the creation of Georgian civil society during the Russian rule in Georgia. He is Georgia's "most universally revered hero" and is regarded as the "Father of the Nation."He was a leader of contemporary youth intellectual movement named "Tergdaleulebi". They spread modern and European liberal ideals in Georgia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ilia Chavchavadze has received more than 145,765 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Ilia Chavchavadze is the 1,460th most popular writer (down from 1,310th in 2019), the 37th most popular biography from Georgia (down from 32nd in 2019) and the 4th most popular Georgian Writer.

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Among writers, Ilia Chavchavadze ranks 1,460 out of 5,794Before him are Ono no Komachi, Aleksandr Kuprin, Jim Thompson, Usama ibn Munqidh, Jules Laforgue, and Bob Woodward. After him are Jakob Wassermann, Wace, Korney Chukovsky, Kenji Miyazawa, Agrippa d'Aubigné, and Giovannino Guareschi.

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Among people born in 1837, Ilia Chavchavadze ranks 30Before him are Stephanie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Émile Waldteufel, James Murray, Abraham Kuyper, Arnold Janssen, and Pierre Auguste Cot. After him are Édouard Stephan, Wild Bill Hickok, Virginia Oldoini, Countess of Castiglione, Vasily Radlov, Ion Creangă, and Algernon Charles Swinburne. Among people deceased in 1907, Ilia Chavchavadze ranks 27Before him are William Henry Perkin, Qiu Jin, Frederick I, Grand Duke of Baden, Kato Svanidze, Léo Taxil, and Henry Steel Olcott. After him are Carola of Vasa, Stanisław Wyspiański, William Le Baron Jenney, Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, Hermann Carl Vogel, and Kuno Fischer.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Ilia Chavchavadze ranks 37 out of 292Before him are Kato Svanidze (1885), Stepan Shaumian (1878), Rashid Behbudov (1915), Otar Iosseliani (1934), Bagrat III of Georgia (960), and Mikheil Saakashvili (1967). After him are George III of Georgia (1200), Nona Gaprindashvili (1941), Tengiz Abuladze (1924), Rouben Mamoulian (1897), Mikhail Kalatozov (1903), and Bezmiâlem Sultan (1807).

Among WRITERS In Georgia

Among writers born in Georgia, Ilia Chavchavadze ranks 4Before him are Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893), Shota Rustaveli (1172), and Sayat-Nova (1712). After him are Vazha-Pshavela (1861), Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko (1858), Pavel Bermondt-Avalov (1877), Nodar Dumbadze (1928), Akaki Tsereteli (1840), Boris Akunin (1956), Nikoloz Baratashvili (1817), and Roy Medvedev (1925).