Vladimir Propp

1895 - 1970

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Vladimir Yakovlevich Propp (Russian: Владимир Яковлевич Пропп; 29 April [O.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Propp has received more than 700,471 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 43 in 2019). Vladimir Propp is the 2nd most popular critic, the 190th most popular biography from Russia (down from 178th in 2019) and the most popular Russian Critic.

Vladimir Propp was a Russian folklorist and scholar of comparative mythology. He is most famous for his analysis of the Russian folktale.

Memorability Metrics

  • 700k

    Page Views (PV)

  • 65.56

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.61

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.04

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among critics, Vladimir Propp ranks 2 out of 9Before him are John Ruskin. After him are Vissarion Belinsky, Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve, Roger Ebert, Rosalind E. Krauss, Susanna Amatuni, Vincent Canby, and Todd McCarthy.

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Among people born in 1895, Vladimir Propp ranks 40Before him are Artturi Ilmari Virtanen, Babe Ruth, Wilhelm Burgdorf, László Moholy-Nagy, Khorloogiin Choibalsan, and Wolfram Freiherr von Richthofen. After him are William Giauque, Zog I of Albania, Igor Tamm, Buckminster Fuller, André Frédéric Cournand, and Augusto César Sandino. Among people deceased in 1970, Vladimir Propp ranks 29Before him are Leslie Groves, C. V. Raman, Eric Berne, Jochen Rindt, Andrey Yeryomenko, and Napoleon Hill. After him are Artem Mikoyan, Bruce McLaren, Heinrich Brüning, Frances Farmer, Bourvil, and Arthur Adamov.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vladimir Propp ranks 190 out of 3,761Before him are Marina Tsvetaeva (1892), Vladimir Solovyov (1853), Seraphim of Sarov (1754), Igor Kurchatov (1903), Ivan I of Moscow (1288), and Gotthard Heinrici (1886). After him are Andrei Tupolev (1888), Grigori Perelman (1966), Alexander Herzen (1812), Maria Eleonora of Brandenburg (1599), Aleksandr Ulyanov (1866), and Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (1882).

Among CRITICS In Russia

Among critics born in Russia, Vladimir Propp ranks 1