Konstantin Simonov

1915 - 1979

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Konstantin Mikhailovich Simonov, born Kirill (Russian: Константин Михайлович Симонов, 28 November [O.S. 15 November] 1915 – 28 August 1979), was a Soviet author and a war poet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Konstantin Simonov has received more than 88,783 page views. His biography is available in 44 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Konstantin Simonov is the 1,257th most popular writer (up from 1,383rd in 2019), the 410th most popular biography from Russia (up from 454th in 2019) and the 53rd most popular Russian Writer.

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Among writers, Konstantin Simonov ranks 1,257 out of 5,794Before him are Mario Benedetti, Nicolas-Edme Rétif, Emmanuelle Arsan, Hartmann Schedel, Joachim Fest, and Ausiàs March. After him are Juan Rulfo, Francesco Maria Piave, Victorien Sardou, Khaqani, Vivant Denon, and Jean-Claude Carrière.

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Among people born in 1915, Konstantin Simonov ranks 48Before him are Alan Watts, Franz Josef Strauss, Laurent Schwartz, Modibo Keïta, Rudolf Kirchschläger, and Terence Young. After him are Mario Monicelli, Takahito, Prince Mikasa, Henry Taube, Rashid Behbudov, Kaoru Ishikawa, and Denis Thatcher. Among people deceased in 1979, Konstantin Simonov ranks 54Before him are Yukio Tsuda, Stein Rokkan, Alfredo Ottaviani, Otto Robert Frisch, Rudi Dutschke, and Abul A'la Maududi. After him are Charles Mingus, Louis Durey, Wilfred Bion, Ali Hassan Salameh, Richard Rodgers, and Jacques Mesrine.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Konstantin Simonov ranks 410 out of 2,688Before him are Ivan Serov (1905), Rasul Gamzatov (1923), Elsa Triolet (1896), Leonid Rogozov (1934), Lyubov Popova (1889), and Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov (1891). After him are Ivan Bilibin (1876), Werner Ostendorff (1903), Grand Duke Alexander Alexandrovich of Russia (1869), Igor Smirnov (1941), Yury Luzhkov (1936), and Vsevolod the Big Nest (1154).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Konstantin Simonov ranks 53Before him are Leonid Andreyev (1871), Velimir Khlebnikov (1885), Alexander Afanasyev (1826), Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy (1817), Rasul Gamzatov (1923), and Elsa Triolet (1896). After him are Daniil Kharms (1905), Edith Södergran (1892), Gavrila Derzhavin (1743), Nadezhda Mandelstam (1899), Grand Duke Konstantin Konstantinovich of Russia (1858), and Alexander Radishchev (1749).