Osip Mandelstam

1891 - 1938

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Osip Emilyevich Mandelstam (Russian: О́сип Эми́льевич Мандельшта́м, IPA: [ˈosʲɪp ɨˈmʲilʲjɪvʲɪtɕ mənʲdʲɪlʲˈʂtam]; 14 January [O.S. 2 January] 1891 – 27 December 1938) was a Russian and Soviet poet. He was one of the foremost members of the Acmeist school. Osip Mandelshtam was arrested during the repression of the 1930s and sent into internal exile with his wife, Nadezhda Mandelstam. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Osip Mandelstam has received more than 375,510 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 52 in 2019). Osip Mandelstam is the 612th most popular writer (up from 622nd in 2019), the 117th most popular biography from Poland (up from 124th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Polish Writer.

Osip Mandelstam is most famous for being a Russian poet who was imprisoned and sentenced to death in a labor camp in 1938.

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Among writers, Osip Mandelstam ranks 612 out of 5,794Before him are Karl Kraus, Alessandro Manzoni, Edmond Rostand, Klaus Mann, Miguel Ángel Asturias, and Alfred Döblin. After him are Ahmad ibn Fadlan, Patricia Highsmith, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Dietrich Eckart, Antoine François Prévost, and Luis Sepúlveda.

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Among people born in 1891, Osip Mandelstam ranks 26Before him are Walther Bothe, Alexander Rodchenko, Fritz Todt, Tadamichi Kuribayashi, Edward Bernays, and Frederick Banting. After him are John Howard Northrop, Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia, Fumimaro Konoe, Frank Costello, Cole Porter, and Michael Chekhov. Among people deceased in 1938, Osip Mandelstam ranks 22Before him are Alexei Rykov, Genrikh Yagoda, Muhammad Iqbal, Gabriele D'Annunzio, Mary Mallon, and Suzanne Valadon. After him are Maud of Wales, Bruno Taut, Vasily Blyukher, Marie of Romania, Grand Duke Kirill Vladimirovich of Russia, and Feodor Chaliapin.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Osip Mandelstam ranks 117 out of 1,231Before him are Ignacy Jan Paderewski (1860), Edward Sapir (1884), Angelus Silesius (1624), Karl Hanke (1903), Alfred Döblin (1878), and Leopold Kronecker (1823). After him are Stefan Banach (1892), Antoni Grabowski (1857), Friedrich Bergius (1884), Kurt Alder (1902), Tadeusz Reichstein (1897), and Géza I of Hungary (1040).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Osip Mandelstam ranks 11Before him are Wisława Szymborska (1923), Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846), Adam Mickiewicz (1798), Gerhart Hauptmann (1862), Andrzej Sapkowski (1948), and Alfred Döblin (1878). After him are Witold Gombrowicz (1904), Christa Wolf (1929), Olga Tokarczuk (1962), Władysław Reymont (1867), B. Traven (1882), and Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff (1788).