WRITER

Rasul Gamzatov

1923 - 2003

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Rasul Gamzatovich Gamzatov (Avar: ХӀамзатазул Расул ХӀамзатил вас, romanized: Ħamzatazul Rasul Ħamzatil vas, IPA: [ħamzatil rasul]; Russian: Расу́л Гамза́тович Гамза́тов; 8 September 1923 – 3 November 2003) was a popular Russian poet who wrote in Avar. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Rasul Gamzatov has received more than 158,019 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia. Rasul Gamzatov is the 1,317th most popular writer (down from 1,261st in 2019), the 472nd most popular biography from Russia (down from 461st in 2019) and the 56th most popular Russian Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 160k

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  • 59.64

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 45

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.54

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.36

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Sobranie sochinenii v pyati tomakh. Perevod s avarskogo
Tainstvennost'
Chetki let
Shuʻlah-yi canār
Moĭ Dagestan
Hindi fiction, Russian fiction, Translations from Russian
Poems
Poetry, Translations into English, Translations into Russian

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Rasul Gamzatov ranks 1,317 out of 7,302Before him are Hunter S. Thompson, Bei Dao, Khaled al-Asaad, Matteo Bandello, Ubertino of Casale, and Sadegh Hedayat. After him are Zachris Topelius, Abu'l-Fazl ibn Mubarak, Khaqani, Anthony Bourdain, Lee Child, and Khaled Hosseini.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1923, Rasul Gamzatov ranks 63Before him are Victoria de los Ángeles, Chaleo Yoovidhya, Zoya Kosmodemyanskaya, Merton Miller, Robert Maxwell, and Vladimir Gelfand. After him are Antony Flew, Cliff Robertson, Frederick Herzberg, Gyula Lóránt, Lola Flores, and Yelena Bonner. Among people deceased in 2003, Rasul Gamzatov ranks 54Before him are Denis Thatcher, Sérgio Vieira de Mello, Waichiro Omura, Moktar Ould Daddah, Frank Sheeran, and Anna Lindh. After him are Annemarie Schimmel, Valentin Pavlov, Manuel Vázquez Montalbán, Michael P. Anderson, Georg Henrik von Wright, and Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Rasul Gamzatov ranks 472 out of 3,761Before him are Nadezhda von Meck (1831), Patriarch Tikhon of Moscow (1865), Iziaslav II of Kiev (1097), Shamil Basayev (1965), Pavel Milyukov (1859), and Vladimir Bukovsky (1942). After him are Ilya Ulyanov (1831), Lyudmila Ulitskaya (1943), Nikolai Kardashev (1932), Mikhail Chigorin (1850), Yuri Lotman (1922), and Grigory Mikhaylovich Semyonov (1890).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Rasul Gamzatov ranks 56Before him are Alexander Ostrovsky (1823), Andrei Platonov (1899), Salawat Yulayev (1754), Elsa Triolet (1896), Alexander Afanasyev (1826), and Alexander Radishchev (1749). After him are Lyudmila Ulitskaya (1943), Sergey Mikhalkov (1913), Nadezhda Mandelstam (1899), Edith Södergran (1892), Viktor Suvorov (1947), and Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin (1826).