Konstantin Simonov

1915 - 1979

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Konstantin Mikhailovich Simonov, born Kirill Mikhailovich Simonov (Russian: Константи́н Миха́йлович Си́монов, 28 November [O.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Konstantin Simonov has received more than 145,425 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 46 in 2019). Konstantin Simonov is the 1,563rd most popular writer (down from 1,320th in 2019), the 561st most popular biography from Russia (down from 477th in 2019) and the 67th most popular Russian Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 150k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 58.13

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.36

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.62

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Dni i nochi
Stalingrad, Battle of, Volgograd, Russia, 1942-1943, Fiction
Days and nights
Fiction, Stalingrad, Battle of, Volgograd, Russia, 1942-1943, Stalingrad, Battle of, 1942-1943
Zhivye i mertvye

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Over the past year Konstantin Simonov has had the most page views in the with 270,956 views, followed by English (20,550), and German (6,588). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Ido (281.63%), Basque (136.69%), and Latin (80.78%)


Among writers, Konstantin Simonov ranks 1,563 out of 7,302Before him are Wen Tianxiang, Liu Cixin, Michael Moorcock, Jeffery Deaver, Marcel Achard, and William Heinesen. After him are Anna de Noailles, Philippe de Commines, Hugh Lofting, Robert Brasillach, Jean-François Marmontel, and Jonas Lie.

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Among people born in 1915, Konstantin Simonov ranks 65Before him are Henry Taube, Abba Eban, Gyula Zsengellér, Alan Watts, W. Arthur Lewis, and Joseph P. Kennedy Jr.. After him are Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr., Geraldine of Albania, Tadeusz Kantor, Gretl Braun, Don Budge, and Joseph Greenberg. Among people deceased in 1979, Konstantin Simonov ranks 61Before him are Pier Luigi Nervi, Charles W. Morris, Nereo Rocco, Consuelo de Saint-Exupéry, Richard Rodgers, and Elizabeth Bishop. After him are Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin, Yukio Tsuda, Jacques Mesrine, Louis Durey, Gustavo Díaz Ordaz, and Aleksei N. Leontiev.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Konstantin Simonov ranks 561 out of 3,761Before him are Vasily Chapayev (1887), Valery Bykovsky (1934), Mikhail Tomsky (1880), Johann Christoph Gottsched (1700), Xenia of Saint Petersburg (1719), and Lauri Kristian Relander (1883). After him are Valery Gergiev (1953), Otto Braun (1872), Roza Shanina (1924), Nicolas de Staël (1914), Maria Alexandrovna Ulyanova (1835), and Uliana of Tver (1325).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Konstantin Simonov ranks 67Before him are Viktor Suvorov (1947), Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin (1826), Aleksandr Kuprin (1870), Korney Chukovsky (1882), Gavrila Derzhavin (1743), and Dmitry Merezhkovsky (1866). After him are Nina Berberova (1901), Konstantin Paustovsky (1892), Alexander Belyaev (1884), John of Kronstadt (1829), Alexander Grin (1880), and Konstantin Ushinsky (1823).