WRITER

Ivan Vazov

1850 - 1921

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Ivan Minchov Vazov (Bulgarian: Иван Минчов Вазов; 9 July [O.S. 27 June] 1850 – 22 September 1921) was a Bulgarian poet, novelist, and playwright, often referred to as "the Patriarch of Bulgarian literature". He was born in Sopot, a town in the Rose Valley of Bulgaria (then part of the Ottoman Empire). The works of Ivan Vazov reveal two historical epochs - the Bulgarian Renaissance and the Post-Liberation (from Ottoman Empire rule) epoch. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ivan Vazov has received more than 157,393 page views. His biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Ivan Vazov is the 1,432nd most popular writer (down from 1,269th in 2019), the 52nd most popular biography from Bulgaria (down from 44th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Bulgarian Writer.

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Notable Works

Nemili-nedragi
Selected works
Pitat li me de zorata..
Sŭbrani sŭchinenii͡a︡
Sŭchinenii͡a︡ v chetiri toma
Pod igoto ( Under the yoke )

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Ivan Vazov ranks 1,432 out of 7,302Before him are Károly Kerényi, Ihara Saikaku, Marcel Aymé, Karin Boye, Torben Ulrich, and Rafael Alberti. After him are Branko Ćopić, Miklós Zrínyi, Georges Feydeau, Petar Zrinski, Wilhelm Müller, and Seamus Heaney.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1850, Ivan Vazov ranks 29Before him are César Ritz, Sami Frashëri, Victoriano Huerta, Mikhail Chigorin, William Morris Davis, and Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia. After him are Abdul Rahman bin Faisal Al Saud, Pat Garrett, Jack Daniel, Ebenezer Howard, Pavel Axelrod, and Giuseppe Mercalli. Among people deceased in 1921, Ivan Vazov ranks 36Before him are Nikolay Zhukovsky, Živojin Mišić, Hermann Schwarz, Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi, Yan Fu, and Robert de Montesquiou. After him are Georges Feydeau, Nikolay Gumilyov, Hara Takashi, Fernand Khnopff, Vladimir Korolenko, and Prince Louis of Battenberg.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Ivan Vazov ranks 52 out of 415Before him are Petar Mladenov (1936), Chernorizets Hrabar (890), Georgi Markov (1929), Sineperver Sultan (1761), Kiril, Prince of Preslav (1895), and Vasile Lupu (1595). After him are Vasil Kolarov (1877), Jules Pascin (1885), Peter II of Bulgaria (1150), Petar Zhekov (1944), George I of Bulgaria (1300), and Ivan Alexander of Bulgaria (1300).

Among WRITERS In Bulgaria

Among writers born in Bulgaria, Ivan Vazov ranks 7Before him are Aesop (-620), Elias Canetti (1905), Saint Naum (830), Hristo Botev (1848), Chernorizets Hrabar (890), and Georgi Markov (1929). After him are Gregory Tsamblak (1365), Constantine of Preslav (900), Sabahattin Ali (1907), Angel Wagenstein (1922), Georgi Sava Rakovski (1821), and Nikola Vaptsarov (1909).