Lyudmila Petrushevskaya

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Lyudmila Stefanovna Petrushevskaya (Russian: Людмила Стефановна Петрушевская; born 26 May 1938) is a Russian writer, novelist and playwright. She began her career writing and putting on plays, which were often censored by the Soviet government, and following perestroika, published a number of well-respected works of prose. She is best known for her plays, novels, including The Time: Night, and collections of short stories, notably There Once Lived a Woman Who Tried to Kill Her Neighbor’s Baby. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lyudmila Petrushevskaya has received more than 73,999 page views. Her biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Lyudmila Petrushevskaya is the 3,529th most popular writer (up from 3,613th in 2019), the 1,180th most popular biography from Russia and the 163rd most popular Russian Writer.

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Among writers, Lyudmila Petrushevskaya ranks 3,529 out of 5,794Before her are Guiraut Riquier, René Wellek, Alaiza Pashkevich, Alexander Kazbegi, Juan Valera y Alcalá-Galiano, and Vsevolod Ivanov. After her are Arthur Waley, Georgette Heyer, Sophie Kinsella, Apion, Ivanka Trump, and Erri De Luca.

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Among people born in 1938, Lyudmila Petrushevskaya ranks 265Before her are Michel Duchaussoy, Masakatsu Miyamoto, Sanjeev Kumar, Pupi Avati, Antonio Maria Vegliò, and Michael Verhoeven. After her are Cayetano Ré, Sergio Martino, Manuel Blum, Prince Buster, Jaki Liebezeit, and Paul Morrissey.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Lyudmila Petrushevskaya ranks 1,180 out of 2,688Before her are Stanisław Leśniewski (1886), Alexander Kemurdzhian (1921), Alexey Fyodorovich Orlov (1786), Natalya Lisovskaya (1962), Vsevolod Ivanov (1895), and Artaxias III (-13). After her are Mikhail Boyarsky (1949), Tamara Toumanova (1919), Robert Rozhdestvensky (1932), Igor Dmitriyevich Novikov (1935), Valentina Tolkunova (1946), and Vladimir Kokkinaki (1904).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Lyudmila Petrushevskaya ranks 163Before her are Konstantin Batyushkov (1787), Vladimir Odoyevsky (1803), Şihabetdin Märcani (1818), Vladimir Sorokin (1955), Reinhard Bonnke (1940), and Vsevolod Ivanov (1895). After her are Robert Rozhdestvensky (1932), Pyotr Vyazemsky (1792), Veniamin Kaverin (1902), Vasily Trediakovsky (1703), Innokenty Annensky (1855), and Andrejs Pumpurs (1841).