Olavi Paavolainen

1903 - 1964

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Olavi Paavolainen (17 September 1903 – 19 July 1964) was a Finnish writer, essayist and poet. He was one of the prominent figures of the literary group Tulenkantajat (″The Flame Bearers″), and one of the most influential Finnish writers of the inter-war period. Paavolainen started his poetry career in the literary magazine Nuori Voima.Paavolainen was interested in Fascism and National Socialism, but after the World War II he turned to the political left. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Olavi Paavolainen has received more than 14,383 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Olavi Paavolainen is the 5,311th most popular writer (down from 4,868th in 2019), the 1,956th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,684th in 2019) and the 250th most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Olavi Paavolainen ranks 5,311 out of 5,755Before him are James Herbert, Ğäliäsğar Kamal, Cheikh Hamidou Kane, Philippa Pearce, Manuel Rivas, and Árpád Tóth. After him are Stefan Andres, Leigh Hunt, David Mitchell, Ágnes Nemes Nagy, Alice Roosevelt Longworth, and Kristina Lugn.

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Among people born in 1903, Olavi Paavolainen ranks 282Before him are Ruth Svedberg, Bernard Leene, Georges de Rham, Grethe Weiser, Marshall Harvey Stone, and Kathryn McGuire. After him are Gejus van der Meulen, Harold Eugene Edgerton, Una Merkel, Romeo Neri, Diógenes Lara, and Otto von Porat. Among people deceased in 1964, Olavi Paavolainen ranks 171Before him are Eugène Olivier, Adolf Šimperský, Steponas Kairys, Edward Van Sloan, Stuart Davis, and Guru Dutt. After him are Paul Weinstein, Frederick Grace, C. J. Hambro, Kate Gillou, Carlos Hevia, and Jack Teagarden.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Olavi Paavolainen ranks 1,956 out of 3,262Before him are Alexei Starobinsky (1948), Ğäliäsğar Kamal (1879), Aleksei Paramonov (1925), Grigory Landsberg (1890), Sten Suvio (1911), and Elena Dementieva (1981). After him are Galina Gorokhova (1938), Natalia Bestemianova (1960), Alexei Yagudin (1980), Andrei Kobyakov (1960), Alexander Nesmeyanov (1899), and Valentina Prudskova (1938).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Olavi Paavolainen ranks 250Before him are Lev Mei (1822), Nikolai Vladimirovich Nekrasov (1900), Vsevolod Vishnevsky (1900), Darya Dontsova (1952), Dmitri Prigov (1940), and Ğäliäsğar Kamal (1879). After him are Vladimir Tendryakov (1923), Victor Shenderovich (1958), Alexander Afinogenov (1904), Qaysin Quli (1917), Vasily Belov (1932), and Nikolai Pogodin (1900).