Vasily Shukshin

1929 - 1974

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Vasily Makarovich Shukshin (Russian: Василий Макарович Шукшин; 25 July 1929 – 2 October 1974) was a Soviet Russian writer, actor, screenwriter and film director from the Altai region who specialized in rural themes. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vasily Shukshin has received more than 85,142 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 36 in 2019). Vasily Shukshin is the 1,814th most popular writer (down from 1,686th in 2019), the 608th most popular biography from Russia (down from 560th in 2019) and the 78th most popular Russian Writer.

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Among writers, Vasily Shukshin ranks 1,814 out of 5,794Before him are Jean Bruller, Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac, Horacio Quiroga, Harold Bloom, Theophylact of Ohrid, and Corax of Syracuse. After him are Alciphron, Jacopone da Todi, António Vieira, Mariano José de Larra, Cees Nooteboom, and Aloysius Bertrand.

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Among people born in 1929, Vasily Shukshin ranks 127Before him are Alexis Weissenberg, Édouard Balladur, Kateb Yacine, Carlos Lacoste, Carlo Ubbiali, and Nureddin al-Atassi. After him are Vic Morrow, Joe Pass, Eva Schloss, Olga Tass, Peter Yates, and Michael Michai Kitbunchu. Among people deceased in 1974, Vasily Shukshin ranks 58Before him are Gino Cervi, Samuel Goldwyn, Agnes Moorehead, Pietro Germi, Franz Jonas, and Marcel Achard. After him are Jean Daniélou, Nick Drake, Otto Braun, Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg, Junio Valerio Borghese, and Eurico Gaspar Dutra.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vasily Shukshin ranks 608 out of 2,688Before him are Pavel Alexandrov (1896), Talabuga (1300), Oleg Popov (1930), Duchess Alexandra of Oldenburg (1838), Taihō Kōki (1940), and Valery Chkalov (1904). After him are Pyotr Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky (1827), Aleksandr Dugin (1962), Yekaterina Budanova (1916), Mirsaid Sultan-Galiev (1892), Friedrich Karl Ludwig, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck (1757), and Boris Sheremetev (1652).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Vasily Shukshin ranks 78Before him are Yekaterina Vorontsova-Dashkova (1743), Lilya Brik (1891), Alexander Fadeyev (1901), Denis Fonvizin (1745), Tanya Savicheva (1930), and Mukhtar Auezov (1897). After him are Alexandre Benois (1870), Mikhail Zoshchenko (1894), Sergei Dovlatov (1941), Konstantin Paustovsky (1892), Konstantin Ushinsky (1823), and Eduard Uspensky (1937).