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Ilya Ehrenburg

1891 - 1967

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Ilya Grigoryevich Ehrenburg (Russian: Илья́ Григо́рьевич Эренбу́рг, pronounced [ɪˈlʲja ɡrʲɪˈɡorʲjɪvɪtɕ ɪrʲɪnˈburk] (listen); January 26 [O.S. January 14] 1891 – August 31, 1967) was a Soviet writer, revolutionary, journalist and historian. Ehrenburg was among the most prolific and notable authors of the Soviet Union; he published around one hundred titles. He became known first and foremost as a novelist and a journalist – in particular, as a reporter in three wars (First World War, Spanish Civil War and the Second World War). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ilya Ehrenburg has received more than 405,586 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 41 in 2019). Ilya Ehrenburg is the 454th most popular writer (down from 445th in 2019), the 48th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 43rd in 2019) and the 10th most popular Ukrainian Writer.

Ilya Ehrenburg was a Russian writer, journalist, and Soviet propagandist. He is most famous for his propaganda work during World War II.

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Among writers, Ilya Ehrenburg ranks 454 out of 5,755Before him are Qu Yuan, Ève Curie, Livius Andronicus, Richard Bach, Thomas Paine, and John Galsworthy. After him are Athenaeus, Anaïs Nin, Salman Rushdie, Frances Hodgson Burnett, William of Rubruck, and Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet.

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Among people born in 1891, Ilya Ehrenburg ranks 21Before him are Walther Bothe, Rudolf Carnap, Rafael Trujillo, Otto Dix, Genrikh Yagoda, and Helmuth Weidling. After him are Fritz Todt, Tadamichi Kuribayashi, John Howard Northrop, Alexander Rodchenko, Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia, and Edward Bernays. Among people deceased in 1967, Ilya Ehrenburg ranks 18Before him are Mohammad Mosaddegh, Jack Ruby, Felix Yusupov, André Maurois, Zoltán Kodály, and Gordon Allport. After him are Johannes Itten, John Coltrane, Rodion Malinovsky, Richard Kuhn, Françoise Dorléac, and Wolfgang Köhler.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Ilya Ehrenburg ranks 48 out of 1,083Before him are Joseph Roth (1894), Petro Poroshenko (1965), Vladimir II Monomakh (1053), Sholem Aleichem (1859), George Gamow (1904), and Symon Petliura (1879). After him are Anne of Kiev (1025), Vasily Grossman (1905), Lazar Kaganovich (1893), Sviatoslav Richter (1915), Rodion Malinovsky (1898), and Nikolai Berdyaev (1874).

Among WRITERS In Ukraine

Among writers born in Ukraine, Ilya Ehrenburg ranks 10Before him are Svetlana Alexievich (1948), Taras Shevchenko (1814), Anna Akhmatova (1889), Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (1836), Joseph Roth (1894), and Sholem Aleichem (1859). After him are Vasily Grossman (1905), Lesya Ukrainka (1871), Isaac Babel (1894), Irène Némirovsky (1903), Anton Makarenko (1888), and Ivan Franko (1856).