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Silva Kaputikyan

1919 - 2006

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Silva Kaputikyan (Armenian: Սիլվա Կապուտիկյան) (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". Although a member of the Communist Party, she was a noted advocate of Armenian national causes.Her first collection of poems were published in the mid-1940s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Silva Kaputikyan has received more than 73,681 page views. Her biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Silva Kaputikyan is the 2,377th most popular writer (down from 1,997th in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Armenia (down from 22nd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Armenian Writer.

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  • 33

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.78

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  • 4.12

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Notable Works

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Among writers, Silva Kaputikyan ranks 2,377 out of 5,755Before her are Cangrande I della Scala, Johnston McCulley, Hendrik Conscience, Maksim Bahdanovič, Bhavabhuti, and Alan Sillitoe. After her are Vladimír Clementis, Theodorus Gaza, Amrita Pritam, Kakinomoto no Hitomaro, Consort Ban, and Friedrich von Lütke.

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Among people born in 1919, Silva Kaputikyan ranks 103Before her are Hyman Minsky, Mario Bunge, Red Buttons, Hennes Weisweiler, Antonio Aguilar, and Gérard Oury. After her are Amrita Pritam, Ahmed Abdallah, Anatoly Dobrynin, Edoardo Mangiarotti, Tomáš Špidlík, and Raymond Smullyan. Among people deceased in 2006, Silva Kaputikyan ranks 120Before her are Alberto Spencer, Angelica Rozeanu, Iva Toguri D'Aquino, Joe Rosenthal, Pietro Rava, and Gérard Oury. After her are Malcolm Arnold, Ibolya Csák, Yitzhak Kaduri, Rocío Dúrcal, Faas Wilkes, and Seymour Martin Lipset.

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In Armenia

Among people born in Armenia, Silva Kaputikyan ranks 28 out of 147Before her are Karekin II (1951), Arno Babajanian (1921), Armen Dzhigarkhanyan (1935), Anania Shirakatsi (610), Nikol Pashinyan (1975), and Alexander Arutiunian (1920). After her are Frunzik Mkrtchyan (1930), Karen Demirchyan (1932), Ashot II of Armenia (849), Avetik Isahakyan (1875), Davit Bek (1669), and Gennady Timchenko (1952).

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), Paruyr Sevak (1924), Shushanik Kurghinian (1876), Axel Bakunts (1899), Hamo Sahyan (1914), Gevorg Emin (1919), Mariam Petrosyan (1969), and Sipan Shiraz (1967).