WRITER

Vladimir Mayakovsky

1893 - 1930

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Vladimir Vladimirovich Mayakovsky (UK: , US: ; Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович Маяко́вский, IPA: [vlɐˈdʲimʲɪr vlɐˈdʲimʲɪrəvʲɪtɕ məjɪˈkofskʲɪj] (listen); 19 July [O.S. 7 July] 1893 – 14 April 1930) was a Russian and Soviet 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 953,155 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Vladimir Mayakovsky is the 205th most popular writer (up from 239th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Georgia (up from 6th in 2019) and the 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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Among writers, Vladimir Mayakovsky ranks 205 out of 5,794Before him are Dr. Seuss, Lu Xun, Stanisław Lem, Roald Dahl, Henri Charrière, and Quintilian. After him are Karel Čapek, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Imre Kertész, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Yasunari Kawabata, and Karen Blixen.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1893, Vladimir Mayakovsky ranks 7Before him are Mao Zedong, Hermann Göring, Joan Miró, Ip Man, Joachim von Ribbentrop, and Alfred Rosenberg. After him are Mikhail Tukhachevsky, Walter Ulbricht, Carol II of Romania, Alexander of Greece, Draža Mihailović, and Karl Mannheim. Among people deceased in 1930, Vladimir Mayakovsky ranks 5Before him are Arthur Conan Doyle, Fridtjof Nansen, Alfred Wegener, and Ilya Repin. After him are William Howard Taft, Zewditu, Miguel Primo de Rivera, Allvar Gullstrand, D. H. Lawrence, Cosima Wagner, and Horst Wessel.

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In Georgia

Among people born in Georgia, Vladimir Mayakovsky ranks 4 out of 292Before him are Joseph Stalin (1879), Darius the Great (-550), and Aram Khachaturian (1903). After him are Eduard Shevardnadze (1928), Shota Rustaveli (1172), Lavrentiy Beria (1899), Tamar of Georgia (1166), Tigran Petrosian (1929), Yakov Dzhugashvili (1907), Aleksei Brusilov (1853), and Sergei Parajanov (1924).

Among WRITERS In Georgia

Among writers born in Georgia, Vladimir Mayakovsky ranks 1After him are Shota Rustaveli (1172), Sayat-Nova (1712), Ilia Chavchavadze (1837), Vazha-Pshavela (1861), Vladimir Nemirovich-Danchenko (1858), Pavel Bermondt-Avalov (1877), Nodar Dumbadze (1928), Akaki Tsereteli (1840), Boris Akunin (1956), Nikoloz Baratashvili (1817), and Roy Medvedev (1925).