Tomas Venclova

1937 - Today

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Tomas Venclova (born 11 September 1937) is a Lithuanian poet, prose writer, scholar, philologist and translator of literature. He is one of the five founding members of the Lithuanian Helsinki Group. In 1977, following his dissident activities, he was forced to emigrate and was deprived of his Soviet citizenship. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tomas Venclova has received more than 45,218 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Tomas Venclova is the 3,008th most popular writer, the 74th most popular biography from Lithuania and the 9th most popular Lithuanian Writer.

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  • 17

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.08

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  • 1.45

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Among writers, Tomas Venclova ranks 3,008 out of 5,794Before him are Vince Gilligan, Fritz Reuter, Kjeld Abell, Naomi Klein, Francis Beaumont, and Rémy Belleau. After him are Alexandros Papadiamantis, Cornelis de Bruijn, Symeon of Polotsk, Richard Hammond, Sogyal Rinpoche, and Aurora Mardiganian.

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Among people born in 1937, Tomas Venclova ranks 209Before him are Lenny Wilkens, Lluís Martínez Sistach, Richard Bright, Mehdi Karroubi, Milutin Šoškić, and Hiroshi Ninomiya. After him are Hildegard Behrens, Maryan Wisniewski, Eduard Artemyev, Bobby Driscoll, Giovanni Arrighi, and Eero Mäntyranta.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Tomas Venclova ranks 74 out of 235Before him are Yehuda Pen (1854), Bluma Zeigarnik (1900), Maciej Sulkiewicz (1865), Bruno Abakanowicz (1852), Branislaw Tarashkyevich (1892), and Justas Paleckis (1899). After him are Rolandas Paksas (1956), Varvara Stepanova (1894), Vydūnas (1868), Ben Shahn (1898), Kazimira Prunskienė (1943), and Jacques Sernas (1925).

Among WRITERS In Lithuania

Among writers born in Lithuania, Tomas Venclova ranks 9Before him are Nikolai Ostrovsky (1904), Jonas Mekas (1922), Simon Dach (1605), Hermann Sudermann (1857), Vincas Kudirka (1858), and Branislaw Tarashkyevich (1892). After him are Vydūnas (1868), Francišak Bahuševič (1840), Antanas Baranauskas (1835), Mordecai Kaplan (1881), Žemaitė (1845), and Justinas Marcinkevičius (1930).