WRITER

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 96,552 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 35 in 2019). Velimir Khlebnikov is the 1,174th most popular writer (up from 1,300th in 2019), the 388th most popular biography from Russia (up from 429th in 2019) and the 48th most popular Russian Writer.

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

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Velimir Khlebnikov ranks 1,174 out of 5,794. Before him are Alfred Kubin, Wilhelm Weitling, Lucius Accius, Georgi Markov, Sonia Rykiel, and Arturo Pérez-Reverte. After him are Jernej Kopitar, Joyce Carol Oates, Theodor Storm, Michel Tournier, Martha Gellhorn, and Tahar Ben Jelloun.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1885, Velimir Khlebnikov ranks 51Before him are Franz Böhme, John Edensor Littlewood, Otto Klemperer, Giacomo Matteotti, Tamara Karsavina, and George Minot. After him are Clementine Churchill, Aristides de Sousa Mendes, Kato Svanidze, Egon Kisch, Per Albin Hansson, and Sacha Guitry. Among people deceased in 1922, Velimir Khlebnikov ranks 28Before him are Andrey Markov, Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia, Paul Deschanel, Léon Bonnat, Henri Désiré Landru, and Lady Mary Victoria Douglas-Hamilton. After him are Rafael Moreno Aranzadi, Camille Jordan, Lothar von Richthofen, Rudolf Kjellén, Arthur Nikisch, and Giovanni Verga.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Velimir Khlebnikov ranks 388 out of 2,688. Before him are Basil Fool for Christ (1468), Sergei Taneyev (1856), Semyon Dezhnev (1605), Andrey Bogolyubsky (1111), Andre Geim (1958), and Nikolay Zhukovsky (1847). After him are Yakov Yurovsky (1878), Svetlana Savitskaya (1948), Rinat Dasayev (1957), Vsevolod Pudovkin (1893), Nikolay Shvernik (1888), and Lyudmila Putina (1958).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Velimir Khlebnikov ranks 48Before him are Andrei Bely (1880), Nikolai Leskov (1831), Nathalie Sarraute (1900), Sergey Mikhalkov (1913), Bulat Okudzhava (1924), and Leonid Andreyev (1871). After him are Alexander Afanasyev (1826), Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy (1817), Rasul Gamzatov (1923), Elsa Triolet (1896), Konstantin Simonov (1915), and Daniil Kharms (1905).