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Nikolay Chernyshevsky

1828 - 1889

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Nikolay Gavrilovich Chernyshevsky (24 July [O.S. 12 July] 1828 – 29 October [O.S. 17 October] 1889) was a Russian literary and social critic, journalist, novelist, democrat, and socialist philosopher, often identified as a utopian socialist and leading theoretician of Russian nihilism. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikolay Chernyshevsky has received more than 299,719 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Nikolay Chernyshevsky is the 627th most popular writer (up from 648th in 2019), the 220th most popular biography from Russia (down from 211th in 2019) and the 25th most popular Russian Writer.

Nikolay Chernyshevsky is most famous for his novel "What Is To Be Done?"

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Among writers, Nikolay Chernyshevsky ranks 627 out of 5,755Before him are Maurice Blanchot, Sin Saimdang, John Bunyan, Daphne du Maurier, Juana Inés de la Cruz, and Hind bint Utbah. After him are Lorenzo Da Ponte, Georg Büchner, Robert Ludlum, Ivan Franko, John Irving, and Edward Bernays.

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Among people born in 1828, Nikolay Chernyshevsky ranks 11Before him are Randal Cremer, Rani of Jhansi, Hippolyte Taine, Saigō Takamori, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, and Charbel Makhlouf. After him are Louise of the Netherlands, Albert Marth, Albert of Saxony, John Langdon Down, Ferdinand Cohn, and Joseph Swan. Among people deceased in 1889, Nikolay Chernyshevsky ranks 11Before him are Jefferson Davis, Alexandre Cabanel, Father Damien, Luís I of Portugal, Mihai Eminescu, and Michel Eugène Chevreul. After him are Charles III, Prince of Monaco, Wilkie Collins, Auguste Villiers de l'Isle-Adam, Marie of Prussia, Wilhelm Tempel, and Giovanni Bottesini.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Nikolay Chernyshevsky ranks 220 out of 3,262Before him are Vasily II of Moscow (1415), Fritz Albert Lipmann (1899), Ivan Krylov (1769), Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg (1599), Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904), and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow (1946). After him are Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1883), Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky (1863), Aleksandr Ulyanov (1866), Gherman Titov (1935), Vasily Blokhin (1895), and Yevdokiya Lopukhina (1669).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Nikolay Chernyshevsky ranks 25Before him are Vladimir Vysotsky (1938), Marina Tsvetaeva (1892), Ivan Bunin (1870), Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), Alexander Herzen (1812), and Ivan Krylov (1769). After him are Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1883), Ivan Goncharov (1812), Alexander Blok (1880), Alexander Griboyedov (1795), Alexander Litvinenko (1962), and Fyodor Tyutchev (1803).