Marina Tsvetaeva

1892 - 1941

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Marina Ivanovna Tsvetaeva (Russian: Марина Ивановна Цветаева; 8 October [O.S. 26 September] 1892 – 31 August 1941) was a Russian poet. Her work is considered among some of the greatest in twentieth century Russian literature. She lived through and wrote of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the Moscow famine that followed it. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Marina Tsvetaeva has received more than 392,670 page views. Her biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 58 in 2019). Marina Tsvetaeva is the 514th most popular writer (up from 578th in 2019), the 171st most popular biography from Russia (up from 183rd in 2019) and the 24th most popular Russian Writer.

Marina Tsvetaeva is most famous for her poem cycle, "Poem of the End."

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Among writers, Marina Tsvetaeva ranks 514 out of 5,794Before her are Camille Flammarion, Paul Lafargue, José Martí, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Harper Lee, and Philip Larkin. After her are Milena Jesenská, Michel Houellebecq, Charles, Duke of Orléans, Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Lorenzo Da Ponte, and Alcaeus of Mytilene.

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Among people born in 1892, Marina Tsvetaeva ranks 25Before her are Ryūnosuke Akutagawa, Ferdinand Schörner, Arthur Compton, Arthur Honegger, Gregor Strasser, and Ernst Lubitsch. After her are George Paget Thomson, Robert Ritter von Greim, Edward Victor Appleton, Darius Milhaud, Mátyás Rákosi, and Shirō Ishii. Among people deceased in 1941, Marina Tsvetaeva ranks 17Before her are Arthur Evans, Emanuel Lasker, Robert Delaunay, Maurice Leblanc, El Lissitzky, and Paul Sabatier. After her are Ioannis Metaxas, Werner Sombart, Ernst Udet, Ignacy Jan Paderewski, Frederick Banting, and Werner Mölders.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Marina Tsvetaeva ranks 171 out of 2,688Before her are Pyotr Bagration (1765), Gotthard Heinrici (1886), Abai Qunanbaiuly (1845), Christian Goldbach (1690), Alexander Rodchenko (1891), and Felix Yusupov (1887). After her are Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia (1690), Paul Karrer (1889), Käthe Kollwitz (1867), Ivan Bunin (1870), Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), and Öz Beg Khan (1282).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Marina Tsvetaeva ranks 24Before her are Ivan Krylov (1769), Ivan Goncharov (1812), Sergei Yesenin (1895), Joseph Brodsky (1940), Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1883), and Abai Qunanbaiuly (1845). After her are Ivan Bunin (1870), Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), Alexander Herzen (1812), Nikolay Chernyshevsky (1828), Viktor Shklovsky (1893), and Alexander Blok (1880).