Nikolay Nekrasov

1821 - 1878

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Nikolay Alexeyevich Nekrasov (Russian: Никола́й Алексе́евич Некра́сов, IPA: [nʲɪkɐˈlaj ɐlʲɪkˈsʲejɪvʲɪtɕ nʲɪˈkrasəf] (listen), 10 December [O.S. 28 November] 1821 – 8 January 1878 [O.S. 28 December 1877]) was a Russian poet, writer, critic and publisher, whose deeply compassionate poems about peasant Russia made him the hero of liberal and radical circles of Russian intelligentsia, as represented by Vissarion Belinsky, Nikolay Chernyshevsky and Fyodor Dostoyevsky. He is credited with introducing into Russian poetry ternary meters and the technique of dramatic monologue (On the Road, 1845). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nikolay Nekrasov has received more than 146,882 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Nikolay Nekrasov is the 1,138th most popular writer (down from 1,075th in 2019), the 131st most popular biography from Ukraine (down from 127th in 2019) and the 23rd most popular Ukrainian Writer.

Nikolay Nekrasov is most famous for his poem "The Last Leaf."

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Among writers, Nikolay Nekrasov ranks 1,138 out of 5,794Before him are Henri Michaux, P. G. Wodehouse, Allan Pinkerton, Rosalía de Castro, Adalberon, and Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff. After him are Michel Butor, Anthony Bourdain, Tarjei Vesaas, Rudolf von Sebottendorf, Lao She, and Zhuanxu.

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Among people born in 1821, Nikolay Nekrasov ranks 18Before him are Elizabeth Blackwell, Pauline Viardot, Henri-Frédéric Amiel, Arthur Cayley, Louis Vuitton, and Johann Josef Loschmidt. After him are Heinrich Barth, Sebastian Kneipp, Anita Garibaldi, Giovanni Bottesini, Henry Thomas Buckle, and Duchess Caroline Mariane of Mecklenburg. Among people deceased in 1878, Nikolay Nekrasov ranks 16Before him are George V of Hanover, Ernst Heinrich Weber, Antoine César Becquerel, Angelo Secchi, Ōkubo Toshimichi, and Mirza Fatali Akhundov. After him are Władysław Tarnowski, Mercedes of Orléans, Henri Victor Regnault, Carl von Rokitansky, Elias Magnus Fries, and Robert Stirling.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Nikolay Nekrasov ranks 131 out of 913Before him are Theodosius Dobzhansky (1900), Sofia Rotaru (1947), Mikhail Kirponos (1892), Vladimir Arnold (1937), P. D. Ouspensky (1878), and Menachem Mendel Schneerson (1902). After him are Otto Preminger (1905), Shvarn (1230), Kunigunda of Halych (1245), Nikolai Ryzhkov (1929), Boris Savinkov (1879), and Anastasia of Kiev (1023).

Among WRITERS In Ukraine

Among writers born in Ukraine, Nikolay Nekrasov ranks 23Before him are Lesya Ukrainka (1871), Clarice Lispector (1920), Ivan Franko (1856), Nestor the Chronicler (1056), Stanisław Jerzy Lec (1909), and Gregory Skovoroda (1722). After him are Władysław Tarnowski (1836), Hayim Nahman Bialik (1873), Vladimir Korolenko (1853), Juliusz Słowacki (1809), Bruno Schulz (1892), and Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein (1819).