WRITER

Mikhail Lermontov

1814 - 1841

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Mikhail Yuryevich Lermontov (; Russian: Михаил Юрьевич Лермонтов, IPA: [mʲɪxɐˈil ˈjurʲjɪvʲɪtɕ ˈlʲɛrməntəf]; October 15 [O.S. October 3] 1814 – July 27 [O.S. July 15] 1841) was a Russian Romantic writer, poet and painter, sometimes called "the poet of the Caucasus", the most important Russian poet after Alexander Pushkin's death in 1837 and the greatest figure in Russian Romanticism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mikhail Lermontov has received more than 524,462 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 79 in 2019). Mikhail Lermontov is the 295th most popular writer, the 103rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 98th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Russian Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Mikhail Lermontov ranks 295 out of 5,794. Before him are O. Henry, Arthur Miller, Henrik Pontoppidan, Anne Brontë, J. K. Rowling, and Martial. After him are Lucan, Jack Kerouac, Ernst Jünger, Gao Xingjian, Pedro Calderón de la Barca, and Alberto Moravia.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1814, Mikhail Lermontov ranks 6Before him are Mikhail Bakunin, Jean-François Millet, Samuel Colt, Taras Shevchenko, and Adolphe Sax. After him are Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, Anders Jonas Ångström, Henri Nestlé, Julius von Mayer, Hong Xiuquan, and Jenny von Westphalen. Among people deceased in 1841, Mikhail Lermontov ranks 2Before him is Johann Friedrich Herbart. After him are Nicolas Appert, William Henry Harrison, Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Caroline of Baden, Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, Johan August Arfwedson, Ferdinando Carulli, Friedrich Sertürner, Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, and Minh Mạng.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Mikhail Lermontov ranks 103 out of 2,688. Before him are Boris Spassky (1937), Konstantin Tsiolkovsky (1857), Sofia Kovalevskaya (1850), Ivan VI of Russia (1740), Nikolai Bukharin (1888), and Alexander Alekhine (1892). After him are Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), Ivan V of Russia (1666), Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), Sergey Kirov (1886), Lev Kamenev (1883), and Vasili IV of Russia (1552).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Mikhail Lermontov ranks 14Before him are Ivan Turgenev (1818), Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (1918), Vladimir Nabokov (1899), E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776), Boris Pasternak (1890), and Lou Andreas-Salomé (1861). After him are Mikhail Sholokhov (1905), Vladimir Vysotsky (1938), Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926), Ivan Krylov (1769), Ivan Goncharov (1812), and Sergei Yesenin (1895).