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 66,000 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Silva Kaputikyan is the 1,998th most popular writer (down from 1,841st in 2019), the 22nd most popular biography from Armenia and the 3rd most popular Armenian Writer.

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Among writers, Silva Kaputikyan ranks 1,998 out of 5,794Before her are Abu Hamid al-Gharnati, Miguel Delibes, Joan Didion, Berthold Auerbach, Edward Gorey, and José Zorrilla. After her are Anne Perry, Juan del Encina, Jørgen Moe, Nora Ephron, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and Champfleury.

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Among people born in 1919, Silva Kaputikyan ranks 90Before her are Joop den Uyl, George Wallace, Christoph Probst, Madalyn Murray O'Hair, Ferdinand Kübler, and J. Presper Eckert. After her are Marina Ginestà, Uta Hagen, Raymond Smullyan, Edoardo Mangiarotti, Mitja Ribičič, and Pierre Soulages. Among people deceased in 2006, Silva Kaputikyan ranks 97Before her are Anna Moffo, Rudolf Vrba, Ferenc Bene, Coretta Scott King, John Profumo, and Prince George William of Hanover. After her are Peter Norman, Billy Preston, Peter Boyle, Óscar Míguez, John Money, and Joe Rosenthal.

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In Armenia

Among people born in Armenia, Silva Kaputikyan ranks 22 out of 124Before her are Hovhannes Tumanyan (1869), Ashot I of Armenia (820), Vardan Mamikonian (388), Djivan Gasparyan (1928), Tigranes III (-100), and Olga Chekhova (1897). After her are Alexander Arutiunian (1920), Arno Babajanian (1921), Armen Dzhigarkhanyan (1935), Avetik Isahakyan (1875), Frunzik Mkrtchyan (1930), and Anania Shirakatsi (610).

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), and Sipan Shiraz (1967).