Velimir Khlebnikov

1885 - 1922

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Viktor Vladimirovich Khlebnikov, better known by the pen name Velimir Khlebnikov (Russian: Велими́р Хле́бников, IPA: [vʲɪlʲɪˈmʲir ˈxlʲɛbnʲɪkəf]; 9 November [O.S. 28 October] 1885 – 28 June 1922), was a Russian poet and playwright, a central part of the Russian Futurist movement, but his work and influence stretch far beyond it. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Velimir Khlebnikov has received more than 178,882 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Velimir Khlebnikov is the 1,109th most popular writer (down from 1,053rd in 2019), the 389th most popular biography from Russia (down from 375th in 2019) and the 45th most popular Russian Writer.

Vilimir Khlebnikov was a Russian poet and writer, who was most famous for his zaum poetry.

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  • 180k

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Notable Works

Stikhi, poėmy, proza
Sobranie sochineniĭ =
Dialog khudozhnikov
Sobranie sochinenii =
Sobranie Sochinenii V Trekh Tomakh
Futurism (Literary movement)
Sobranie sochinenii =
Sobranie Sochinenii V Trekh Tomakh
Russian literature, History and criticism, Time in literature


Among writers, Velimir Khlebnikov ranks 1,109 out of 7,302Before him are Bhāsa, Bernard Cornwell, Robert Merle, Hélène Cixous, Claudius Aelianus, and Tahar Ben Jelloun. After him are Camilla Collett, Ethel Voynich, Shi Nai'an, Ellen Key, Yakub Kolas, and Henri Michaux.

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Among people born in 1885, Velimir Khlebnikov ranks 49Before him are Tamara Karsavina, Will Durant, Romano Guardini, Clementine Churchill, Christian Wirth, and Aristides de Sousa Mendes. After him are Uzeyir Hajibeyov, Otto Klemperer, Sacha Guitry, Per Albin Hansson, Franz Böhme, and Theda Bara. Among people deceased in 1922, Velimir Khlebnikov ranks 32Before him are Gabriel Narutowicz, Mori Ōgai, Camille Jordan, Alessandro Moreschi, Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton, and Lothar von Richthofen. After him are Ōkuma Shigenobu, Hermann Alexander Diels, Henri Désiré Landru, Catherine Dolgorukov, Giovanni Verga, and Arthur Nikisch.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Velimir Khlebnikov ranks 389 out of 3,761Before him are Nathalie Sarraute (1900), Nikolay Semyonov (1896), Viktor Tsoi (1962), Leonid Andreyev (1871), Andrei Bely (1880), and George Ostrogorsky (1902). After him are Catherine Pavlovna of Russia (1788), Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna of Russia (1890), Valery Leontiev (1949), Vasily Perov (1834), Anton Arensky (1861), and Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia (1882).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Velimir Khlebnikov ranks 45Before him are Fyodor Tyutchev (1803), Henri Troyat (1911), Nikolai Leskov (1831), Nathalie Sarraute (1900), Leonid Andreyev (1871), and Andrei Bely (1880). After him are Bulat Okudzhava (1924), Sophia Tolstaya (1844), Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy (1817), Daniil Kharms (1905), Alexander Ostrovsky (1823), and Andrei Platonov (1899).