WRITER

Sayat-Nova

1712 - 1795

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Sayat-Nova (Armenian: Սայեաթ-Նովայ (сlassical), Սայաթ-Նովա (reformed); turk / Persian: سایات‌نوفا; Georgian: საიათნოვა; born Harutyun Sayatyan; 14 June 1712 – 22 September 1795) was a Georgia-born Armenian poet, musician and ashugh, who had compositions in a number of languages. His songs and poems are in the Armenian, Georgian, and Azerbaijani languages. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sayat-Nova has received more than 195,057 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Sayat-Nova is the 695th most popular writer (up from 703rd in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from Georgia (down from 15th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Georgian Writer.

Sayat-Nova is most famous for his poems that were written in the Azeri language. Sayat-Nova was born in 1714 and died in 1795.

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  • 31

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.35

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  • 2.37

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Sayat-Nova ranks 695 out of 5,794Before him are John Bunyan, Ursula K. Le Guin, Arto Paasilinna, Madame Roland, Pierre Boulle, and Matilde Camus. After him are Gnaeus Naevius, Leo Africanus, Claudian, Maurice Druon, Ambrose Bierce, and Edmund Spenser.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1712, Sayat-Nova ranks 4Before him are Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Frederick the Great, and Count of St. Germain. After him are Francesco Guardi, Joanna Elisabeth of Holstein-Gottorp, Charles-Michel de l'Épée, Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine, Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, Tokugawa Ieshige, George Grenville, and Toriyama Sekien. Among people deceased in 1795, Sayat-Nova ranks 5Before him are Louis XVII of France, Alessandro Cagliostro, Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach, and François-André Danican Philidor. After him are Antoine Quentin Fouquier-Tinville, Carl Michael Bellman, Ahilyabai Holkar, Honoré III, Prince of Monaco, Georg Benda, Samuel Wallis, and Josiah Wedgwood.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Sayat-Nova ranks 16 out of 292Before him are Yakov Dzhugashvili (1907), Aleksei Brusilov (1853), Sergei Parajanov (1924), David IV of Georgia (1073), Niko Pirosmani (1862), and Zviad Gamsakhurdia (1939). After him are Sergo Ordzhonikidze (1886), Giya Kancheli (1935), Pharnavaz I of Iberia (-326), Sergei Witte (1849), Herbert Backe (1896), and Rusudan of Georgia (1194).

Among WRITERS In Georgia

Among writers born in Georgia, Sayat-Nova ranks 3Before him are Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893) and Shota Rustaveli (1172). After him are Ilia Chavchavadze (1837), Vazha-Pshavela (1861), Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko (1858), Pavel Bermondt-Avalov (1877), Nodar Dumbadze (1928), Akaki Tsereteli (1840), Boris Akunin (1956), Nikoloz Baratashvili (1817), and Roy Medvedev (1925).