WRITER

Silva Kaputikyan

1919 - 2006

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Silva Kaputikyan (Armenian: ) (20 January 1919 – 25 August 2006) was an Armenian poet and political activist. One of the best-known Armenian writers of the twentieth century, she is recognized as "the leading poetess of Armenia" and "the grand lady of twentieth century Armenian poetry". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Silva Kaputikyan has received more than 88,786 page views. Her biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Silva Kaputikyan is the 2,246th most popular writer (up from 2,359th in 2019), the 30th most popular biography from Armenia (down from 28th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Armenian Writer.

Memorability Metrics

  • 89k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 55.33

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 35

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.88

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.25

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

Hotʻ tasnyak tari
Sirergutʻyun
Izbrannye proizvedenii͡a︡ v dvukh tomakh
Razdum'i͡a︡ na polputi
Vesna na vershinakh
Guyner nuyn khchankaritsʻ

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Silva Kaputikyan ranks 2,246 out of 7,302Before her are Rosika Schwimmer, Hendrik Conscience, Prince Michael of Greece and Denmark, Johan Bojer, Andreas Capellanus, and Charlotte Perkins Gilman. After her are Emmanuel Carrère, Jean d'Ormesson, Harlan Coben, Pjetër Bogdani, Mukaghali Makatayev, and Eric Knight.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1919, Silva Kaputikyan ranks 97Before her are Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Teruo Nakamura, Amrita Pritam, P. F. Strawson, Mitja Ribičič, and Ahmed Abdallah. After her are Jean Lefebvre, Gérard Oury, Joseph Serchuk, Tomáš Špidlík, Rubén González, and Vera Aceva. Among people deceased in 2006, Silva Kaputikyan ranks 112Before her are Nina Schenk Gräfin von Stauffenberg, Marek Grechuta, P. F. Strawson, Malcolm Arnold, Basil Poledouris, and Bismillah Khan. After her are Ali Farka Touré, Gérard Oury, Tāufaʻāhau Tupou IV, Joe Rosenthal, Carl Brashear, and Elias Hrawi.

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In Armenia

Among people born in Armenia, Silva Kaputikyan ranks 30 out of 163Before her are Nikol Pashinyan (1975), Arno Babajanian (1921), Olga Chekhova (1897), Anania Shirakatsi (610), Ashot II of Armenia (849), and Alexander Arutiunian (1920). After her are Karen Demirchyan (1932), Frunzik Mkrtchyan (1930), Vazgen Sargsyan (1959), Andranik Margaryan (1949), Henrikh Mkhitaryan (1989), and Davit Bek (1669).

Among WRITERS In Armenia

Among writers born in Armenia, Silva Kaputikyan ranks 3Before her are Khachatur Abovian (1805), and Hovhannes Tumanyan (1869). After her are Avetik Isahakyan (1875), Hovhannes Shiraz (1914), Shushanik Kurghinian (1876), Paruyr Sevak (1924), Axel Bakunts (1899), Hamo Sahyan (1914), Gevorg Emin (1919), Sarmad Kashani (1590), and Narine Abgaryan (1971).