WRITER

Samuil Marshak

1887 - 1964

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Samuil Yakovlevich Marshak (alternative spelling: Marchak) (Russian: Самуил Яковлевич Маршак; 3 November [O.S. 22 October] 1887 – 4 July 1964) was a Soviet writer of Belarusian Jewish origin, translator and poet who wrote for both children and adults. He translated the sonnets and some other of the works of William Shakespeare, English poetry (including poems for children), and poetry from other languages. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Samuil Marshak has received more than 117,773 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Samuil Marshak is the 2,189th most popular writer (down from 2,095th in 2019), the 800th most popular biography from Russia (down from 770th in 2019) and the 95th most popular Russian Writer.

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Notable Works

Satiricheski stikhi, epigrammy plakaty
Stikhi, 1948-1951
Skazki dlia chteniia i predstavleniia
Chernym po belomu
Karusel'
Skazki, pesni, zagadki

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Samuil Marshak ranks 2,189 out of 7,302Before him are Mikha'il Na'ima, Roger Peyrefitte, Ramdhari Singh Dinkar, Samuel R. Delany, Álvaro Mutis, and E. L. Doctorow. After him are Asclepiades of Samos, Henning Jakob Henrik Lund, Rómulo Gallegos, Zygmunt Krasiński, Piotr Skarga, and Elisabeth of Schönau.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1887, Samuil Marshak ranks 98Before him are Hanns Kerrl, Hitoshi Ashida, Annette Kellermann, Roscoe Arbuckle, François Faber, and Walter Ruttmann. After him are Johann Radon, Miklós Kállay, Kurt Atterberg, James Finlayson, Antanas Merkys, and Frigyes Karinthy. Among people deceased in 1964, Samuil Marshak ranks 64Before him are Adib Shishakli, Anna Vyrubova, Pierre Monteux, Flannery O'Connor, Jean Fautrier, and Hermann Breith. After him are Flaminio Bertoni, Wanda Wasilewska, Carl Van Vechten, Dmitry Dmitrievich Maksutov, Julius Raab, and Rauf Orbay.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Samuil Marshak ranks 800 out of 3,761Before him are Franz Schlegelberger (1876), Oleg Salenko (1969), Oleg Gordievsky (1938), Pavel Belyayev (1925), Andrey Arshavin (1981), and Sergey Ivanovich Vavilov (1891). After him are Leonid Krasin (1870), Pyotr Chaadayev (1794), Yuri Norstein (1941), Nikolai Berzarin (1904), Arsen Kotsoyev (1872), and Grand Duchess Catherine Mikhailovna of Russia (1827).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Samuil Marshak ranks 95Before him are Nikolay Dobrolyubov (1836), Afanasy Fet (1820), Vasily Aksyonov (1932), Rachel Bluwstein (1890), Musa Cälil (1906), and Eduard Uspensky (1937). After him are Arsen Kotsoyev (1872), Arkady Gaidar (1904), Ğabdulla Tuqay (1886), Konstantin Balmont (1867), Andrey Kurkov (1961), and Sergei Nilus (1862).