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 379,703 page views. His biography is available in 90 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 87 in 2019). Ivan Bunin is the 536th most popular writer (down from 533rd in 2019), the 175th most popular biography from Russia (down from 173rd in 2019) and the 25th 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 536 out of 5,794Before him are Alfred Jarry, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, Seneca the Elder, Ghalib, Pierre de Ronsard, and Robert Walser. After him are Luo Guanzhong, Yevgeny Zamyatin, Arthur Koestler, Bohumil Hrabal, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, and Salman Rushdie.

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Among people born in 1870, Ivan Bunin ranks 14Before him are Jean Baptiste Perrin, Albert Fish, Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, Jules Bordet, Miguel Primo de Rivera, and Lavr Kornilov. After him are Louis II, Prince of Monaco, Karl Renner, Juho Kusti Paasikivi, Paul von Lettow-Vorbeck, Maurice Denis, and Gustav Bauer. Among people deceased in 1953, Ivan Bunin ranks 16Before him are Klement Gottwald, Mary of Teck, Vladimir Tatlin, Francis Picabia, Emmerich Kálmán, and Hans Fritzsche. After him are Eugene O'Neill, Raoul Dufy, Guccio Gucci, Erich Mendelsohn, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, and Hugo Sperrle.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Ivan Bunin ranks 175 out of 2,688Before him are Alexander Rodchenko (1891), Felix Yusupov (1887), Marina Tsvetaeva (1892), Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia (1690), Paul Karrer (1889), and Käthe Kollwitz (1867). After him are Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), Öz Beg Khan (1282), Vladimir Propp (1895), Dzhokhar Dudayev (1944), Maya Plisetskaya (1925), and Alexander Friedmann (1888).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Ivan Bunin ranks 25Before him are Ivan Goncharov (1812), Sergei Yesenin (1895), Joseph Brodsky (1940), Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1883), Abai Qunanbaiuly (1845), and Marina Tsvetaeva (1892). After him are Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), Alexander Herzen (1812), Nikolay Chernyshevsky (1828), Viktor Shklovsky (1893), Alexander Blok (1880), and Arthur Adamov (1908).