WRITER

Lilya Brik

1891 - 1978

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Lilya Yuryevna Brik (alternatively spelled Lili or Lily; Russian: Лиля Юрьевна Брик; née Kagan; November 11 [O.S. October 30] 1891 – August 4, 1978) was a Russian author and socialite, connected to many leading figures in the Russian avant-garde between 1914 and 1930. She was known as the beloved (muse) of Vladimir Mayakovsky. Lilya Brik was married for a long time to the poet, editor and literary critic Osip Brik (1888–1945), and she was the older sister of the French-Russian writer Elsa Triolet (1896–1970). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lilya Brik has received more than 167,859 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Lilya Brik is the 1,676th most popular writer (up from 1,826th in 2019), the 567th most popular biography from Russia (up from 616th in 2019) and the 73rd most popular Russian Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Lilya Brik ranks 1,676 out of 5,794Before her are Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Adam Oehlenschläger, Allen Carr, José de Acosta, Polyaenus, and Dick Bruna. After her are Philip Sidney, Michel Zevaco, Ivy Lee, Annie Ernaux, Lu You, and Nicander.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1891, Lilya Brik ranks 58Before her are Takijirō Ōnishi, Lajos Zilahy, Bronislava Nijinska, Kurt von Tippelskirch, Gio Ponti, and Shizo Kanakuri. After her are Yevhen Konovalets, Walter A. Shewhart, Arthur Drewry, Wilhelm Ritter von Thoma, Ronald Colman, and R. Norris Williams. Among people deceased in 1978, Lilya Brik ranks 62Before her are Tetsu Katayama, Sisavang Vatthana, W. Eugene Smith, Misao Tamai, Pablo Dorado, and Hubert Humphrey. After her are Gaston Julia, Jean Améry, Jack L. Warner, Joe Davis, Philibert Tsiranana, and Prince Nicholas of Romania.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Lilya Brik ranks 567 out of 2,688Before her are Pyotr Rumyantsev (1725), Maria Miloslavskaya (1624), Vladislav Volkov (1935), Hans Pfitzner (1869), Helena of Moscow (1476), and Alexander Sokurov (1951). After her are Walter Weiß (1890), Praskovia Saltykova (1664), Yuri II of Vladimir (1188), Alexander Fadeyev (1901), Veruschka von Lehndorff (1939), and Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia (1850).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Lilya Brik ranks 73Before her are Viktor Suvorov (1947), Valery Bryusov (1873), Lyudmila Ulitskaya (1943), Nina Berberova (1901), Alexander Belyaev (1884), and Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova (1743). After her are Alexander Fadeyev (1901), Denis Fonvizin (1745), Tanya Savicheva (1930), Mukhtar Auezov (1897), Vasily Shukshin (1929), and Alexandre Benois (1870).