Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

1840 - 1893

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (English: chy-KOF-skee; Russian: Пётр Ильи́ч Чайко́вский, IPA: [pʲɵtr ɪlʲˈjitɕ tɕɪjˈkofskʲɪj] (listen); 7 May 1840 – 6 November 1893) was a Russian composer of the Romantic period. He was the first Russian composer whose music made a lasting impression internationally. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky has received more than 4,725,718 page views. His biography is available in 139 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 6th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ranks 6 out of 1,008Before him are Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Johann Sebastian Bach, Frédéric Chopin, and Antonio Vivaldi. After him are Giuseppe Verdi, Richard Wagner, Joseph Haydn, Franz Schubert, George Frideric Handel, and Gustav Mahler.

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Among people born in 1840, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ranks 1After him are Claude Monet, Émile Zola, Auguste Rodin, Murad V, Victoria, Princess Royal, Alphonse Daudet, Odilon Redon, John Boyd Dunlop, Crazy Horse, Ernst Abbe, and Edward Drinker Cope. Among people deceased in 1893, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ranks 1After him are Guy de Maupassant, Charles Gounod, Jean-Martin Charcot, Patrice de MacMahon, Hippolyte Taine, Rutherford B. Hayes, Josef Stefan, Jan Matejko, Alexander of Battenberg, Jules Ferry, and Ernst Kummer.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ranks 5 out of 2,050Before him are Immanuel Kant (1724), Vladimir Lenin (1870), Fyodor Dostoevsky (1821), and Leo Tolstoy (1828). After him are Mikhail Gorbachev (1931), Yuri Gagarin (1934), Anton Chekhov (1860), Dmitri Mendeleev (1834), Peter the Great (1672), Nikita Khrushchev (1894), and Alexander Pushkin (1799).

Among COMPOSERS In Russia

Among composers born in Russia, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky ranks 1After him are Igor Stravinsky (1882), Dmitri Shostakovich (1906), Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873), Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (1844), Modest Mussorgsky (1839), Alexander Borodin (1833), Alexander Scriabin (1871), Mikhail Glinka (1804), Mily Balakirev (1837), Dmitry Kabalevsky (1904), and Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov (1883).

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