Nikolay Karamzin

1766 - 1826

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Nikolay Mikhailovich Karamzin (Russian: Николай Михайлович Карамзин; 12 December [O.S. 1 December] 1766 – 3 June [O.S. 22 May] 1826) was a Russian Imperial historian, romantic writer, poet and critic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikolay Karamzin has received more than 171,985 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Nikolay Karamzin is the 855th most popular writer (up from 911th in 2019), the 279th most popular biography from Russia (up from 309th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Russian Writer.

Nikolay Karamzin is most famous for his work in 1810, "History of the Russian State from the Earliest Times."

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Among writers, Nikolay Karamzin ranks 855 out of 5,794Before him are Rubén Darío, Issei Sagawa, John Updike, Virginia Satir, Ingeborg Bachmann, and Quintus Tullius Cicero. After him are Ibn Hawqal, Etty Hillesum, Ivana Trump, Maj Sjöwall, Ethel Voynich, and Miep Gies.

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Among people born in 1766, Nikolay Karamzin ranks 7Before him are John Dalton, Thomas Robert Malthus, Joseph Radetzky von Radetz, Germaine de Staël, Emmanuel de Grouchy, marquis de Grouchy, and Armand-Emmanuel de Vignerot du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu. After him are Franz Xaver Süssmayr, William Hyde Wollaston, Dominique Jean Larrey, Rodolphe Kreutzer, Maine de Biran, and José Gaspar Rodríguez de Francia. Among people deceased in 1826, Nikolay Karamzin ranks 13Before him are Giuseppe Piazzi, John VI of Portugal, Stamford Raffles, Joseph Proust, Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, and Elizabeth Alexeievna. After him are Frederica of Baden, Louis-Gabriel Suchet, Maria Leopoldina of Austria, Levin August von Bennigsen, Johann Elert Bode, and Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Nikolay Karamzin ranks 279 out of 2,688Before him are Eduard Limonov (1943), Vladimir Ashkenazy (1937), Nikolay Przhevalsky (1839), Lydia Litvyak (1921), Viktor Zubkov (1941), and Aleksandr Lyapunov (1857). After him are Fyodor Tolbukhin (1894), Iziaslav I of Kiev (1024), Nicholas Alexandrovich, Tsesarevich of Russia (1843), Patriarch Kirill of Moscow (1946), Johann Georg Hamann (1730), and Grand Duke Konstantin Nikolayevich of Russia (1827).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Nikolay Karamzin ranks 32Before him are Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), Alexander Herzen (1812), Nikolay Chernyshevsky (1828), Viktor Shklovsky (1893), Alexander Blok (1880), and Arthur Adamov (1908). After him are Colmar Freiherr von der Goltz (1843), Alexander Griboyedov (1795), Varlam Shalamov (1907), Fyodor Tyutchev (1803), Alexander Litvinenko (1962), and Henri Troyat (1911).