Vladimir Stasov

1824 - 1906

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Vladimir Vasilievich Stasov (sometimes transliterated as Stassov; Russian: Влади́мир Васи́льевич Ста́сов; 14 January [O.S. 2 January] 1824, in Saint Petersburg – 23 October [O.S. 10 October] 1906, in Saint Petersburg), son of Russian architect Vasily Petrovich Stasov (1769–1848), was probably the most respected Russian critic during his lifetime. He graduated from the School of Jurisprudence in 1843, was admitted to the Imperial Academy of Arts in 1859, and was made honorary fellow of the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1900, together with his friend Leo Tolstoy. Stasov became a prominent figure in mid-19th-century Russian culture. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vladimir Stasov has received more than 57,719 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Vladimir Stasov is the 2,294th most popular writer (down from 2,252nd in 2019), the 773rd most popular biography from Russia (down from 753rd in 2019) and the 103rd most popular Russian Writer.

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Among writers, Vladimir Stasov ranks 2,294 out of 5,794Before him are Matthieu Ricard, Frederick Marryat, Liu Cixin, Vasko Popa, Asclepiades of Samos, and Dick Francis. After him are Paschasius Radbertus, Sextus Pompeius Festus, Fujiwara no Teika, Petar Kočić, Camilo Castelo Branco, and David Gemmell.

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Among people born in 1824, Vladimir Stasov ranks 33Before him are Jozef Israëls, Princess Francisca of Brazil, Gustave Boulanger, Adolphe Monticelli, Louis II, Grand Duke of Baden, and Kuno Fischer. After him are John Kerr, George MacDonald, Alexander William Williamson, Nana Sahib, Levi P. Morton, and Michael Madhusudan Dutt. Among people deceased in 1906, Vladimir Stasov ranks 26Before him are Princess Louise of Denmark, Prince Albert of Prussia, Samuel Pierpont Langley, Raja Ravi Varma, Princess Maria Anna of Anhalt-Dessau, and Frits Thaulow. After him are Friedrich Konrad Beilstein, Harry Nelson Pillsbury, Ernesto Cesàro, Kodama Gentarō, Jean Lorrain, and Giuseppe Giacosa.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Vladimir Stasov ranks 773 out of 2,688Before him are Franz Overbeck (1837), Vyacheslav von Plehve (1846), Viacheslav I of Kiev (1083), Andrei Voznesensky (1933), Joseph Trumpeldor (1880), and Sergei Korsakoff (1854). After him are Samuil Marshak (1887), Nikolay Krylov (1903), Kristijonas Donelaitis (1714), Valeriy Brumel (1942), Faina Ranevskaya (1896), and Ivan Yefimovich Petrov (1896).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Vladimir Stasov ranks 103Before him are Olga Rozanova (1886), Afanasy Fet (1820), Andrey Kurbsky (1528), Noor Inayat Khan (1914), Franz Overbeck (1837), and Andrei Voznesensky (1933). After him are Samuil Marshak (1887), Kristijonas Donelaitis (1714), Andrei Sinyavsky (1925), Fyodor Sologub (1863), Sergey Aksakov (1791), and Sergei Nilus (1862).