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Nikolai Ostrovsky

1904 - 1936

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Nikolai Alexeevich Ostrovsky (Russian: Никола́й Алексе́евич Остро́вский; Ukrainian: Мико́ла Олексі́йович Остро́вський; 29 September 1904 – 22 December 1936) was a Soviet socialist realist writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikolai Ostrovsky has received more than 155,580 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Nikolai Ostrovsky is the 743rd most popular writer (down from 738th in 2019), the 23rd most popular biography from Lithuania (down from 18th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Lithuanian Writer.

Nikolai Ostrovsky is most famous for his novel How the Steel Was Tempered.

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  • 49

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Among writers, Nikolai Ostrovsky ranks 743 out of 5,755Before him are Mary Higgins Clark, Aubrey Beardsley, Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi, Émile Verhaeren, Christa Wolf, and Natalia Ginzburg. After him are Jamal Khashoggi, Ann Radcliffe, Aelia Eudocia, Joseph Murphy, Su Shi, and Zosimus.

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Among people born in 1904, Nikolai Ostrovsky ranks 39Before him are Ernst Mayr, Willem de Kooning, Wendell Meredith Stanley, Joseph Campbell, George F. Kennan, and Louis Néel. After him are Odilo Globočnik, Antonín Novotný, Alejo Carpentier, Clifford D. Simak, George Balanchine, and Lucile Randon. Among people deceased in 1936, Nikolai Ostrovsky ranks 34Before him are Andrija Mohorovičić, Elsa Einstein, Anne Sullivan, Charles Nicolle, Julius Schreck, and Georg Michaelis. After him are Moritz Schlick, Princess Victoria Melita of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Karl Pearson, Antoine Meillet, Archduke Friedrich, Duke of Teschen, and Henry Louis Le Chatelier.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Nikolai Ostrovsky ranks 23 out of 287Before him are Petr Shelokhonov (1929), Antanas Smetona (1874), Jascha Heifetz (1901), Barbara Radziwiłł (1520), Marija Gimbutas (1921), and Vytautas Landsbergis (1932). After him are Valdas Adamkus (1926), Emilia Plater (1806), Algirdas Brazauskas (1932), Jan Karol Chodkiewicz (1560), Wilfrid Voynich (1865), and Isaac Levitan (1860).

Among WRITERS In Lithuania

Among writers born in Lithuania, Nikolai Ostrovsky ranks 3Before him are Czesław Miłosz (1911) and Romain Gary (1914). After him are Jonas Mekas (1922), Hermann Sudermann (1857), Simon Dach (1605), Branislaw Tarashkyevich (1892), Tomas Venclova (1937), Vydūnas (1868), Francišak Bahuševič (1840), Žemaitė (1845), and Antanas Baranauskas (1835).