Kosta Khetagurov

1859 - 1906

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Konstantin (Kosta) Khetagkaty (Ossetian: Хетӕгкаты Леуаны фырт Къоста, 15 October [O.S. 3 October] 1859 – 1 April [O.S. 19 March] 1906) was a national poet of the Ossetian people who is generally regarded as the founder of Ossetian literature. He was also a talented painter and a notable public benefactor. He is often known by the Russian version of his name, Kosta [Levanovich] Khetagurov (Russian: Коста́ (Константин) Лева́нович Хетагу́ров) Khetagurov was born in the village of Nar in what is now Alagirsky District in the Republic of North Ossetia–Alania. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kosta Khetagurov has received more than 39,464 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Kosta Khetagurov is the 3,130th most popular writer (down from 2,996th in 2019), the 108th most popular biography from Georgia (down from 86th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Georgian Writer.

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Among writers, Kosta Khetagurov ranks 3,130 out of 5,794Before him are Donald Barthelme, Gysbert Japiks, Alexandre Herculano, Israel Zangwill, Ignacio Ramonet, and Lola Anglada. After him are Bing Xin, Robert Burton, Shakuntala Devi, Jarosław Iwaszkiewicz, Giosafat Barbaro, and Sergey Solovyov.

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Among people born in 1859, Kosta Khetagurov ranks 77Before him are Otto Hölder, Aurel Stodola, August Enna, Johan Jensen, Prince Adolf of Schaumburg-Lippe, and Karl Muck. After him are Paja Jovanović, August von Gödrich, Constantine VI of Constantinople, Louis Majorelle, Ernst, Prince of Saxe-Meiningen, and Georgios Orphanidis. Among people deceased in 1906, Kosta Khetagurov ranks 35Before him are Ernesto Cesàro, Kodama Gentarō, Jean Lorrain, Giuseppe Giacosa, Ernst Josephson, and Carlos Pellegrini. After him are Johann Dzierzon, Prince William of Schaumburg-Lippe, Étienne Carjat, Carl Schurz, Josephine Butler, and Stevan Sremac.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Kosta Khetagurov ranks 108 out of 292Before him are Mikhail Loris-Melikov (1824), George the Hagiorite (1009), Grigory Neujmin (1886), Alexander P. de Seversky (1894), Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani (1658), and Zacharia Paliashvili (1871). After him are Kakha Kaladze (1978), Leila Abashidze (1929), Zhores Medvedev (1925), Dimitri Uznadze (1886), Konstantine Gamsakhurdia (1893), and Lev Knipper (1898).

Among WRITERS In Georgia

Among writers born in Georgia, Kosta Khetagurov ranks 16Before him are Boris Akunin (1956), Nikoloz Baratashvili (1817), Roy Medvedev (1925), Fazil Iskander (1929), George the Hagiorite (1009), and Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani (1658). After him are Konstantine Gamsakhurdia (1893), Grigol Abashidze (1914), Mikheil Javakhishvili (1880), Alexander Kazbegi (1848), Galaktion Tabidze (1891), and Irakli Abashidze (1909).