Svetlana Alexievich

1948 - Today

Svetlana Alexievich

Svetlana Alexandrovna Alexievich (born 31 May 1948) is a Belarusian investigative journalist, essayist and oral historian who writes in Russian. She was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Literature "for her polyphonic writings, a monument to suffering and courage in our time". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Svetlana Alexievich has received more than 1,107,307 page views. Her biography is available in 88 different languages on Wikipedia making her the 231st most popular writer.

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  • 88

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  • 3.64

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Notable Works

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Among writers, Svetlana Alexievich ranks 229 out of 4,883Before her are François de La Rochefoucauld, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, Jacob Grimm, Roald Dahl, Robert Musil, and Taras Shevchenko. After her are Mary Wollstonecraft, Karl Adolph Gjellerup, Nâzım Hikmet, W. Somerset Maugham, Carlo Goldoni, and Philip K. Dick.

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Among people born in 1948, Svetlana Alexievich ranks 7Before her are Al Gore, Charles, Prince of Wales, Jean Reno, Gérard Depardieu, Cat Stevens, and Samuel L. Jackson. After her are Terry Pratchett, Hassan Rouhani, Ozzy Osbourne, Eckhart Tolle, Henning Mankell, and Jan Palach.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Svetlana Alexievich ranks 18 out of 764Before her are Vladimir the Great (958), Mikhail Bulgakov (1891), Helena Blavatsky (1831), Ilya Repin (1844), Bohdan Khmelnytsky (1595), and Taras Shevchenko (1814). After her are Andrei Chikatilo (1936), Vaslav Nijinsky (1889), Sergei Korolev (1906), Anna Akhmatova (1889), Adolf Dassler (1900), and Élie Metchnikoff (1845).

Among WRITERS In Ukraine

Among writers born in Ukraine, Svetlana Alexievich ranks 6Before her are Nikolai Gogol (1809), Joseph Conrad (1857), Mikhail Bulgakov (1891), Helena Blavatsky (1831), and Taras Shevchenko (1814). After her are Anna Akhmatova (1889), Leopold von Sacher-Masoch (1836), Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888), Paul Celan (1920), Sholem Aleichem (1859), and Joseph Roth (1894).