Lesya Ukrainka

1871 - 1913

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Lesya Ukrainka (Ukrainian: Леся Українка, romanized: Lesia Ukrainka, pronounced [ˈlɛsʲɐ ʊkrɐˈjinkɐ]; born Larysa Petrivna Kosach, Ukrainian: Лариса Петрівна Косач; 25 February [O.S. 13 February] 1871 – 1 August [O.S. 19 July] 1913) was one of Ukrainian literature's foremost writers, best known for her poems and plays. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lesya Ukrainka has received more than 319,087 page views. Her biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Lesya Ukrainka is the 459th most popular writer (up from 525th in 2019), the 60th most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 57th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Ukrainian Writer.

Lesya Ukrainka is most famous for her poetry and plays. She was born in Ukraine in 1871 and died in 1944.

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  • 320k

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  • 67.51

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 66

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.65

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.16

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Over the past year Lesya Ukrainka has had the most page views in the with 512,735 views, followed by Russian (217,109), and English (60,847). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Slovak (516.03%), Bosnian (445.38%), and Volapük (430.46%)


Among writers, Lesya Ukrainka ranks 459 out of 7,302Before her are Wolfram von Eschenbach, Jack Kerouac, Jacques Hébert, Héloïse, Graham Greene, and Vasily Grossman. After her are Yevgeny Zamyatin, Léopold Sédar Senghor, Tibullus, Marguerite de Navarre, Saint-John Perse, and John Galsworthy.

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Among people born in 1871, Lesya Ukrainka ranks 15Before her are Pietro Badoglio, Baroness Mary Vetsera, Grazia Deledda, Albert Lebrun, Heinrich Mann, and Victor Grignard. After her are Elena of Montenegro, Ioannis Metaxas, Theodore Dreiser, Georges Rouault, František Kupka, and Giacomo Balla. Among people deceased in 1913, Lesya Ukrainka ranks 7Before her are Ferdinand de Saussure, George I of Greece, Rudolf Diesel, Alfred Russel Wallace, J. P. Morgan, and Alfred von Schlieffen. After her are Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Menelik II, Sophia of Nassau, Tobias Asser, August Bebel, and Josephine Cochrane.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Lesya Ukrainka ranks 60 out of 1,365Before her are Baal Shem Tov (1700), Yitzhak Ben-Zvi (1884), Valeriy Lobanovskyi (1939), Vladimir II Monomakh (1053), Petro Poroshenko (1965), and Vasily Grossman (1905). After her are Fanny Kaplan (1890), Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880), Lazar Kaganovich (1893), Nikolai Berdyaev (1874), Rodion Malinovsky (1898), and Ilya Ehrenburg (1891).

Among WRITERS In Ukraine

Among writers born in Ukraine, Lesya Ukrainka ranks 12Before her are Mikhail Bulgakov (1891), Anna Akhmatova (1889), Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (1836), Joseph Roth (1894), Sholem Aleichem (1859), and Vasily Grossman (1905). After her are Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880), Ilya Ehrenburg (1891), Isaac Babel (1894), Bruno Schulz (1892), Anton Makarenko (1888), and Clarice Lispector (1920).