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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 116,812 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Vasily Shukshin is the 1,723rd most popular writer (up from 1,813th in 2019), the 626th most popular biography from Russia (down from 607th in 2019) and the 77th most popular Russian Writer.

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    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 39

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 1.59

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.48

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Vasily Shukshin ranks 1,723 out of 5,755Before him are Alma Reville, Miguel Hernández, Philemon, Attila József, Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz, and Jordan of Saxony. After him are Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, Guillaume de Lorris, Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, Clark Ashton Smith, Hannah Szenes, and Symeon the Metaphrast.

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Among people born in 1929, Vasily Shukshin ranks 136Before him are Eric Carle, Zillur Rahman, Whitey Bulger, Kateb Yacine, Vladimír Menšík, and George Crumb. After him are Carlos Lacoste, Michael Michai Kitbunchu, Filaret, Roger Byrne, Amitai Etzioni, and Poul Schlüter. Among people deceased in 1974, Vasily Shukshin ranks 57Before him are Robert Ludvigovich Bartini, Jan Tschichold, Lajos Zilahy, Leo Geyr von Schweppenburg, Samuel Goldwyn, and Bill Finger. After him are Otto Braun, Konstantin Melnikov, Earl Wilbur Sutherland Jr., Pietro Germi, Pavel Bermondt-Avalov, and Junio Valerio Borghese.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vasily Shukshin ranks 626 out of 3,262Before him are Andrei Karlov (1954), Viktor Hartmann (1834), Valeri Kubasov (1935), Sergey Naryshkin (1954), Veruschka von Lehndorff (1939), and Igor Ansoff (1918). After him are Irina Godunova (1557), Mikhail Nesterov (1862), Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov (1943), Mikhail Mil (1909), Konstantin Melnikov (1890), and Dersu Uzala (1849).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Vasily Shukshin ranks 77Before him are Afanasy Fet (1820), Yevgenia Ginzburg (1904), Tanya Savicheva (1930), Mikhail Zoshchenko (1894), Alexander Fadeyev (1901), and John of Kronstadt (1829). After him are Konstantin Ushinsky (1823), Nina Berberova (1901), Konstantin Paustovsky (1892), Lilya Brik (1891), Alexandre Benois (1870), and Valery Bryusov (1873).