Ilya Ehrenburg

1891 - 1967

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Ilya Grigoryevich Ehrenburg (Russian: Илья́ Григо́рьевич Эренбу́рг, pronounced [ɪˈlʲja ɡrʲɪˈɡorʲjɪvɪtɕ ɪrʲɪnˈburk] (listen); 26 January [O.S. 14 January] 1891 – 31 August 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 318,258 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Ilya Ehrenburg is the 445th most popular writer (up from 490th in 2019), the 43rd most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 53rd in 2019) and the 11th 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 445 out of 5,794Before him are Sylvia Plath, Ken Follett, Baldassare Castiglione, Tom Clancy, Edgar Rice Burroughs, and Wolfram von Eschenbach. After him are Enid Blyton, Comte de Lautréamont, Johannes V. Jensen, William S. Burroughs, Pierre de Marivaux, and Henri Barbusse.

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Among people born in 1891, Ilya Ehrenburg ranks 17Before him are Pär Lagerkvist, Otto Dix, B. R. Ambedkar, Rudolf Carnap, Nelly Sachs, and Helmuth Weidling. After him are Genrikh Yagoda, Rafael Trujillo, Walther Bothe, Alexander Rodchenko, Fritz Todt, and Tadamichi Kuribayashi. Among people deceased in 1967, Ilya Ehrenburg ranks 17Before him are Vladimir Komarov, Mohammad Mosaddegh, Clement Attlee, André Maurois, Gordon Allport, and Zoltán Kodály. After him are John Coltrane, Felix Yusupov, Johannes Itten, Casimir Funk, Rodion Malinovsky, and Wolfgang Köhler.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Ilya Ehrenburg ranks 43 out of 913Before him are Grigory Zinoviev (1883), Joseph Roth (1894), Andrei Zhdanov (1896), Viktor Yanukovych (1950), Simon Wiesenthal (1908), and Sviatoslav Richter (1915). After him are Ivan Mazepa (1639), Viktor Yushchenko (1954), Andrey Vyshinsky (1883), Anne of Kiev (1025), Vasily Grossman (1905), and Moshe Sharett (1894).

Among WRITERS In Ukraine

Among writers born in Ukraine, Ilya Ehrenburg ranks 11Before him are Anna Akhmatova (1889), Taras Shevchenko (1814), Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (1836), Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888), Sholem Aleichem (1859), and Joseph Roth (1894). After him are Vasily Grossman (1905), Isaac Babel (1894), Anton Makarenko (1888), Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880), Irène Némirovsky (1903), and Lesya Ukrainka (1871).