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Mikhail Sholokhov

1905 - 1984

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Mikhail Aleksandrovich Sholokhov (Russian: Михаил Александрович Шолохов, IPA: [ˈʂoləxəf]; 24 May [O.S. 11 May] 1905 – 21 February 1984) was a Russian novelist and winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize in Literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mikhail Sholokhov has received more than 369,697 page views. His biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 92 in 2019). Mikhail Sholokhov is the 297th most popular writer (up from 367th in 2019), the 108th most popular biography from Russia (up from 120th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Russian Writer.

Mikhail Sholokhov is most famous for writing the novel "And Quiet Flows the Don."

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Among writers, Mikhail Sholokhov ranks 297 out of 5,755Before him are Simonides of Ceos, Alice Munro, Claude Simon, Marguerite Duras, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, and Margaret Mitchell. After him are Lucan, Saadi Shirazi, Fuzûlî, Heinrich von Kleist, Alberto Moravia, and Alejandro Jodorowsky.

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Among people born in 1905, Mikhail Sholokhov ranks 12Before him are Christian Dior, Viktor Frankl, Greta Garbo, Elias Canetti, Dag Hammarskjöld, and Henry Fonda. After him are Faustina Kowalska, Astrid of Sweden, Carl David Anderson, Vasily Grossman, Felix Bloch, and Marcel Lefebvre. Among people deceased in 1984, Mikhail Sholokhov ranks 10Before him are Indira Gandhi, François Truffaut, Paul Dirac, Johnny Weissmuller, Martin Niemöller, and Ray Kroc. After him are Truman Capote, Ed Gein, Alfred Kastler, Julio Cortázar, Tigran Petrosian, and Mohamed Naguib.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Mikhail Sholokhov ranks 108 out of 3,262Before him are Shamil, 3rd Imam of Dagestan (1797), Vasily Chuikov (1900), Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926), Sergey Kirov (1886), Otto Wallach (1847), and Mikhail Bakhtin (1895). After him are Ivan VI of Russia (1740), Lev Kamenev (1883), Vasili III of Russia (1479), Nikolai Bukharin (1888), Nadezhda Krupskaya (1869), and Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Mikhail Sholokhov ranks 15Before him are Boris Pasternak (1890), Vladimir Nabokov (1899), E. T. A. Hoffmann (1776), Ivan Turgenev (1818), Lou Andreas-Salomé (1861), and Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926). After him are Mikhail Lermontov (1814), Sergei Yesenin (1895), Joseph Brodsky (1940), Vladimir Vysotsky (1938), Marina Tsvetaeva (1892), and Ivan Bunin (1870).