WRITER

Vladimir Mayakovsky

1893 - 1930

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Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky (Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович Маяко́вский, IPA: [məjɪˈkofskʲɪj] ; 19 July [O.S. 7 July] 1893 – 14 April 1930) was a Soviet Russian poet, playwright, artist, and actor. During his early, pre-Revolution period leading into 1917, Mayakovsky became renowned as a prominent figure of the Russian Futurist movement. He co-signed the Futurist manifesto, A Slap in the Face of Public Taste (1913), and wrote such poems as "A Cloud in Trousers" (1915) and "Backbone Flute" (1916). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Mayakovsky has received more than 1,374,868 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 79 in 2019). Vladimir Mayakovsky is the 262nd most popular writer (down from 251st in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Georgia (down from 5th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Georgian Writer.

Vladimir Mayakovsky is most famous for his poetry. He was born in 1893 and died in 1930. He was a Russian poet, artist, and playwright. He wrote in the Russian Futurist style.

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Notable Works

Poems
V.V. Mai︠a︡kovskiĭ i L.I︠U︡. Brik, perepiska, 1915-1930
Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin
Vladimir Mai︠a︡kovskiĭ
The complete plays of Vladimir Mayakovsky
Literary Criticism
The bedbug

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Vladimir Mayakovsky ranks 262 out of 7,302Before him are Shota Rustaveli, Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau, Geoffrey Chaucer, Sallust, Johannes V. Jensen, and Svetlana Alliluyeva. After him are François de La Rochefoucauld, Jami, Amos Oz, Salman Rushdie, Primo Levi, and Arthur Miller.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1893, Vladimir Mayakovsky ranks 7Before him are Mao Zedong, Hermann Göring, Joan Miró, Joachim von Ribbentrop, Ip Man, and Alfred Rosenberg. After him are Walter Ulbricht, Mikhail Tukhachevsky, Carol II of Romania, Alexander of Greece, Soong Ching-ling, and Draža Mihailović. Among people deceased in 1930, Vladimir Mayakovsky ranks 6Before him are Arthur Conan Doyle, Fridtjof Nansen, Alfred Wegener, Ilya Repin, and Zewditu. After him are William Howard Taft, Allvar Gullstrand, Joan Gamper, Christiaan Eijkman, Fritz Pregl, and Miguel Primo de Rivera.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Vladimir Mayakovsky ranks 7 out of 406Before him are Joseph Stalin (1879), Attila (406), Darius the Great (-550), Aram Khachaturian (1903), Eduard Shevardnadze (1928), and Shota Rustaveli (1172). After him are Tamar of Georgia (1166), Yakov Dzhugashvili (1907), Tigran Petrosian (1929), Zviad Gamsakhurdia (1939), Sergei Parajanov (1924), and Niko Pirosmani (1862).

Among WRITERS In Georgia

Among writers born in Georgia, Vladimir Mayakovsky ranks 2Before him are Shota Rustaveli (1172). After him are Sayat-Nova (1712), Ilia Chavchavadze (1837), Pavel Bermondt-Avalov (1877), Boris Akunin (1956), Vazha-Pshavela (1861), Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko (1858), Teimuraz II of Kakheti (1700), Akaki Tsereteli (1840), Nikoloz Baratashvili (1817), and Nodar Dumbadze (1928).