Maria Skobtsova

1891 - 1945

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Maria Skobtsova (20 [8 Old Calendar] December 1891 – 31 March 1945), known as Mother Maria (Russian: Мать Мария), Saint Mary (or Mother Maria) of Paris, born Elizaveta Yurievna Pilenko (Елизавета Юрьевна Пиленко), Kuzmina-Karavayeva (Кузьмина-Караваева) by her first marriage, Skobtsova (Скобцова) by her second marriage, was a Russian noblewoman, poet, nun, and member of the French Resistance during World War II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Maria Skobtsova has received more than 117,165 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Maria Skobtsova is the 2,452nd most popular writer (up from 2,621st in 2019), the 57th most popular biography from Latvia (up from 61st in 2019) and the 6th most popular Latvian Writer.

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Among writers, Maria Skobtsova ranks 2,452 out of 5,794Before her are Richard Ford, Friedrich Spee, Claudine Guérin de Tencin, Banine, Petrus Comestor, and Violette Leduc. After her are John Brunner, Avetik Isahakyan, Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen, Péter Esterházy, Terence McKenna, and Alessandro Baricco.

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Among people born in 1891, Maria Skobtsova ranks 96Before her are Oskar Kummetz, Antoine Pinay, Hans Albers, Frederick, Prince of Hohenzollern, Julius Raab, and Henry Morgenthau Jr.. After her are Pedro Salinas, Kálmán Kalocsay, Mischa Elman, Vittorio Jano, Abraham Fraenkel, and Seth Barnes Nicholson. Among people deceased in 1945, Maria Skobtsova ranks 171Before her are Mihail Sebastian, Anton Graf von Arco auf Valley, Heinrich Ehrler, Nikolai Berzarin, Violette Szabo, and Rolf Carls. After her are Halid Ziya Uşaklıgil, Antal Szerb, Walter Hohmann, Milena Pavlović-Barili, Adolf Bertram, and Roberto Farinacci.

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In Latvia

Among people born in Latvia, Maria Skobtsova ranks 57 out of 242Before her are Max Weinreich (1894), Paul Walden (1863), Inese Jaunzeme (1932), Pēteris Stučka (1865), Viktors Arājs (1910), and Eduard Totleben (1818). After her are Max Erwin von Scheubner-Richter (1884), Vasiliy Ulrikh (1889), Wessel Freytag von Loringhoven (1899), Yury Tynyanov (1894), Alberts Kviesis (1881), and Vilis Lācis (1904).

Among WRITERS In Latvia

Among writers born in Latvia, Maria Skobtsova ranks 6Before her are Aron Nimzowitsch (1886), Jakob Michael Reinhold Lenz (1751), Rainis (1865), Vizma Belševica (1931), and Ferdynand Antoni Ossendowski (1876). After her are Yury Tynyanov (1894), Vilis Lācis (1904), Krišjānis Barons (1835), Aspazija (1865), Kristjan Jaak Peterson (1801), and Garlieb Merkel (1769).