WRITER

Sergei Yesenin

1895 - 1925

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Sergei Alexandrovich Yesenin (Russian: Сергей Александрович Есенин, IPA: [sʲɪrˈɡʲej ɐlʲɪkˈsandrəvʲɪtɕ jɪˈsʲenʲɪn]; 3 October [O.S. 21 September] 1895 – 28 December 1925), sometimes spelled as Esenin, was a Russian lyric poet. He is one of the most popular and well-known Russian poets of the 20th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sergei Yesenin has received more than 803,421 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 77 in 2019). Sergei Yesenin is the 380th most popular writer (up from 393rd in 2019), the 131st most popular biography from Russia (up from 139th in 2019) and the 18th most popular Russian Writer.

Sergei Yesenin is most famous for his poetry.

Memorability Metrics

  • 800k

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  • 68.70

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  • 80

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.28

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 6.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Stihotvorenija
Esenin poems (IN RUSSIAN LANGUAGE) (Stihotvorenija. Poemy / . )

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Sergei Yesenin ranks 380 out of 7,302Before him are Grazia Deledda, Enheduanna, Theocritus, Arthur de Gobineau, Julio Cortázar, and Georges Bataille. After him are Jean Genet, Cornelius Nepos, Elena Ferrante, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Mika Waltari, and Einhard.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1895, Sergei Yesenin ranks 21Before him are Paul Éluard, J. Edgar Hoover, Levi Eshkol, Henrik Dam, Dolores Ibárruri, and Nikolai Yezhov. After him are Ludvík Svoboda, Cristóbal Balenciaga, Folke Bernadotte, Paul Hindemith, Aleksandr Vasilevsky, and Semyon Timoshenko. Among people deceased in 1925, Sergei Yesenin ranks 9Before him are Erik Satie, Friedrich Ebert, Alexandra of Denmark, Gottlob Frege, William Jennings Bryan, and Georgy Lvov. After him are Henri Fayol, Josef Breuer, Felix Klein, Alexander Friedmann, Mikhail Frunze, and Camille Flammarion.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Sergei Yesenin ranks 131 out of 3,761Before him are Mikhail Lermontov (1814), Mikhail Botvinnik (1911), Anatoly Karpov (1951), Vasili IV of Russia (1552), Vasili III of Russia (1479), and Nikolai Yezhov (1895). After him are Valery Legasov (1936), Alexei Rykov (1881), Anna Pavlovna of Russia (1795), Dmitry Donskoy (1350), Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897), and Pyotr Bagration (1765).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Sergei Yesenin ranks 18Before him are Ivan Turgenev (1818), Lou Andreas-Salomé (1861), Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926), Mikhail Sholokhov (1905), Joseph Brodsky (1940), and Mikhail Lermontov (1814). After him are Vladimir Vysotsky (1938), Yevgeny Zamyatin (1884), Ivan Bunin (1870), Marina Tsvetaeva (1892), Alexander Herzen (1812), and Nikolay Chernyshevsky (1828).