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Lesya Ukrainka

1871 - 1913

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Lesya Ukrainka (Ukrainian: Леся Українка [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 223,243 page views. Her biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Lesya Ukrainka is the 529th most popular writer (up from 721st in 2019), the 57th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 81st 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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  • 54

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.47

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  • 4.38

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Among writers, Lesya Ukrainka ranks 529 out of 5,755Before her are Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Ismail Kadare, Giorgos Seferis, Gérard de Nerval, Cassiodorus, and Sidney Sheldon. After her are T. S. Eliot, Paul Claudel, Muhammad Iqbal, José Martí, Premchand, and Patrick Süskind.

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Among people born in 1871, Lesya Ukrainka ranks 16Before her are Baroness Mary Vetsera, Victor Grignard, Albert Lebrun, Ioannis Metaxas, Grazia Deledda, and Elena of Montenegro. After her are Heinrich Mann, Theodore Dreiser, Giacomo Balla, Georges Rouault, František Kupka, and Émile Borel. Among people deceased in 1913, Lesya Ukrainka ranks 10Before her are George I of Greece, J. P. Morgan, Alfred von Schlieffen, Menelik II, Harriet Tubman, and Sophia of Nassau. After her are Tobias Asser, Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Josephine Cochrane, August Bebel, Francisco I. Madero, and Ármin Vámbéry.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Lesya Ukrainka ranks 57 out of 1,083Before her are Lazar Kaganovich (1893), Sviatoslav Richter (1915), Rodion Malinovsky (1898), Nikolai Berdyaev (1874), David Oistrakh (1908), and Levi Eshkol (1895). After her are Andrey Vyshinsky (1883), Nikolai Podgorny (1903), Selman Waksman (1888), Daniel of Galicia (1201), John Demjanjuk (1920), and Andrzej Żuławski (1940).

Among WRITERS In Ukraine

Among writers born in Ukraine, Lesya Ukrainka ranks 12Before her are Anna Akhmatova (1889), Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (1836), Joseph Roth (1894), Sholem Aleichem (1859), Ilya Ehrenburg (1891), and Vasily Grossman (1905). After her are Isaac Babel (1894), Irène Némirovsky (1903), Anton Makarenko (1888), Ivan Franko (1856), Ze'ev Jabotinsky (1880), and Clarice Lispector (1920).