Nikolay Gumilyov

1886 - 1921

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Nikolai Stepanovich Gumilev (also Gumilyov; Russian: Николай Степанович Гумилёв, IPA: [nʲɪkɐˈlaj sʲtʲɪˈpanəvʲɪtɕ ɡʊmʲɪˈlʲɵf] ; April 15 [O.S. 3 April] 1886 – August 26, 1921) was a Russian poet, literary critic, traveler, and military officer. He was a co-founder of the Acmeist movement. He was the husband of Anna Akhmatova and the father of Lev Gumilev. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikolay Gumilyov has received more than 168,601 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Nikolay Gumilyov is the 608th most popular military personnel (down from 607th in 2019), the 508th most popular biography from Russia (up from 510th in 2019) and the 45th most popular Russian Military Personnel.

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Over the past year Nikolay Gumilyov has had the most page views in the with 354,817 views, followed by English (6,089), and German (5,362). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Basque (700.00%), Chinese (270.40%), and German (43.14%)


Among military personnels, Nikolay Gumilyov ranks 608 out of 2,058Before him are Peucestas, Archibald Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell, William Stuart-Houston, Ugo Cavallero, Archduke Joseph Ferdinand of Austria, and Gongsun Zan. After him are Otto von Kotzebue, Uzi Narkiss, Kirill Moskalenko, Oda Nobuhide, Huang Gai, and Christian de Castries.

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Among people born in 1886, Nikolay Gumilyov ranks 61Before him are Georg Stumme, Rex Stout, Raoul Hausmann, Frank Lloyd, Gyula Gömbös, and Karl Korsch. After him are Sessue Hayakawa, Werner Kempf, Hugh Lofting, Mary Wigman, Lothar von Arnauld de la Perière, and Nobutake Kondō. Among people deceased in 1921, Nikolay Gumilyov ranks 38Before him are Hermann Schwarz, Ahmed Raza Khan Barelvi, Yan Fu, Robert de Montesquiou, Ivan Vazov, and Georges Feydeau. After him are Hara Takashi, Fernand Khnopff, Vladimir Korolenko, Prince Louis of Battenberg, Jean-Paul Laurens, and Georg Ritter von Schönerer.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Nikolay Gumilyov ranks 508 out of 3,761Before him are Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia (1798), Mikhail Alekseyev (1857), Mikhail of Tver (1271), Ivan Bilibin (1876), Grand Duke Alexei Alexandrovich of Russia (1850), and Nikolay Bogolyubov (1909). After him are Yevgeny Mravinsky (1903), Leonid Gaidai (1923), Sergey Brin (1973), Vera Menchik (1906), Lauri Törni (1919), and Mikhail Skobelev (1843).


Among military personnels born in Russia, Nikolay Gumilyov ranks 45Before him are Dmitry Pavlov (1897), Dmitry Utkin (1970), Alexander Sergeyevich Menshikov (1787), Dmitry Pozharsky (1577), Filipp Golikov (1900), and Mikhail Alekseyev (1857). After him are Lauri Törni (1919), Mikhail Skobelev (1843), Sergey Biryuzov (1904), Werner Ostendorff (1903), Markian Popov (1902), and Werner Kempf (1886).