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Ivan Bunin

1870 - 1953

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Ivan Alekseyevich Bunin ( or ; Russian: Ива́н Алексе́евич Бу́нин, IPA: [ɪˈvan ɐlʲɪˈksʲejɪvʲɪtɕ ˈbunʲɪn] (listen); 22 October [O.S. 10 October] 1870 – 8 November 1953) was the first Russian writer awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. He was noted for the strict artistry with which he carried on the classical Russian traditions in the writing of prose and poetry. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Bunin has received more than 442,600 page views. His biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 90 in 2019). Ivan Bunin is the 542nd most popular writer (down from 536th in 2019), the 183rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 175th in 2019) and the 21st most popular Russian Writer.

Ivan Bunin was a Russian writer who is most famous for his novel The Village.

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Among writers, Ivan Bunin ranks 542 out of 5,755Before him are Camille Flammarion, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Washington Irving, Eugene O'Neill, Erich Kästner, and Marie-Antoine Carême. After him are Laurence Sterne, Kazuo Ishiguro, Wilbur Smith, Alfred Jarry, Aulus Gellius, and Gaius Julius Hyginus.

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Among people born in 1870, Ivan Bunin ranks 17Before him are William G. Morgan, Miguel Primo de Rivera, Louis II, Prince of Monaco, Lavr Kornilov, Karl Renner, and Juho Kusti Paasikivi. After him are Clara Immerwahr, Gustav Bauer, Josef Hoffmann, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Princess Marie Louise of Bourbon-Parma, and Maurice Denis. Among people deceased in 1953, Ivan Bunin ranks 18Before him are Django Reinhardt, Hans Fritzsche, Vladimir Tatlin, Emmerich Kálmán, Francis Picabia, and Eugene O'Neill. After him are Raoul Dufy, Erich Mendelsohn, Richard Walther Darré, Lionel Logue, Hugo Sperrle, and Ernest Augustus, Duke of Brunswick.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Ivan Bunin ranks 183 out of 3,262Before him are Alexander Friedmann (1888), Nicholas Roerich (1874), Vladimir Propp (1895), Seraphim of Sarov (1754), Nikolai Vatutin (1901), and Igor Tamm (1895). After him are Alexander Rodchenko (1891), Wladimir Köppen (1846), Maya Plisetskaya (1925), Anastasia Romanovna (1530), Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (1882), and Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Ivan Bunin ranks 21Before him are Mikhail Sholokhov (1905), Mikhail Lermontov (1814), Sergei Yesenin (1895), Joseph Brodsky (1940), Vladimir Vysotsky (1938), and Marina Tsvetaeva (1892). After him are Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), Alexander Herzen (1812), Ivan Krylov (1769), Nikolay Chernyshevsky (1828), Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1883), and Ivan Goncharov (1812).