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Raffi

1835 - 1888

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Hakob Melik Hakobian (Armenian: Յակոբ Մելիք-Յակոբեան (classical); 1835 – 1888), better known by his pen name Raffi (Armenian: Րաֆֆի; Persian: رافی‎), was an Armenian author and leading figure in 19th-century Armenian literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raffi has received more than 1,176,728 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Raffi is the 2,829th most popular writer, the 237th most popular biography from Iran and the 29th most popular Iranian Writer.

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  • 63.03

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  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.70

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.17

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Raffi ranks 2,829 out of 5,794Before him are Friedrich Wolf, Curt von Bardeleben, Rahul Sankrityayan, Daniel Varoujan, Tudor Arghezi, and Fritz Mauthner. After him are Richard Dehmel, Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari, Takiji Kobayashi, Viktor Dyk, Bhavabhuti, and Daniël Heinsius.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1835, Raffi ranks 42Before him are Tomás Estrada Palma, Princess Adelheid of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, Krišjānis Barons, Auguste Kerckhoffs, Grigory Potanin, and Lunalilo. After him are John Hughlings Jackson, Émile Combes, Alphonse Milne-Edwards, Matthías Jochumsson, Friedrich August Theodor Winnecke, and Alexander Potebnja. Among people deceased in 1888, Raffi ranks 49Before him are Henri Herz, Ludvig Nobel, Samson Raphael Hirsch, George Robert Waterhouse, Hippolyte Carnot, and Princess Marie of Prussia. After him are Mikhail Loris-Melikov, Stephen Heller, Jean-Delphin Alard, Zygmunt Florenty Wróblewski, Princess Marie Frederica of Hesse-Kassel, and Barghash bin Said of Zanzibar.

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In Iran

Among people born in Iran, Raffi ranks 237 out of 463Before him are Sohrab Sepehri (1928), Vonones II (-25), Phraates I (-190), Mithridates V of Parthia (100), Orodes I of Parthia (-190), and Aga Khan II (1830). After him are Ahmad Kasravi (1890), Abolqasem Lahouti (1887), Ahmad Jannati (1927), Mehdi Karroubi (1937), Ubayd Zakani (1301), and Ahmad Qavam (1876).

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Among WRITERS In Iran

Among writers born in Iran, Raffi ranks 29Before him are Subh-i-Azal (1831), Badi' al-Zaman al-Hamadani (967), Cassandra Clare (1973), Mahmoud Shabestari (1288), Nima Yooshij (1897), and Sohrab Sepehri (1928). After him are Abolqasem Lahouti (1887), Ubayd Zakani (1301), Parvin E'tesami (1907), Simin Behbahani (1927), Mohammad-Taqi Bahar (1886), and Samad Behrangi (1939).