Yevgeny Yevtushenko

1933 - 2017

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Yevgeny Aleksándrovich Yevtushenko (Russian: Евге́ний Алекса́ндрович Евтуше́нко; 18 July 1933 – 1 April 2017) was a Soviet and Russian poet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yevgeny Yevtushenko has received more than 382,126 page views. His biography is available in 56 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 55 in 2019). Yevgeny Yevtushenko is the 1,006th most popular writer (down from 977th in 2019), the 338th most popular biography from Russia (down from 323rd in 2019) and the 40th most popular Russian Writer.

Yevgeny Yevtushenko is most famous for his poem Babi Yar, which was written in response to the Holocaust. The poem is a memorial to the Jews who were killed by Nazis during World War II.

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Among writers, Yevgeny Yevtushenko ranks 1,006 out of 5,794Before him are Gaius Valerius Flaccus, Taha Hussein, Sarah, Duchess of York, Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse, Emil Ludwig, and Julien Green. After him are Daniel Goleman, Abu al-Ghazi Bahadur, Vasily Zhukovsky, Rudolf Erich Raspe, Madeleine de Scudéry, and Ibn al-Jawzi.

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Among people born in 1933, Yevgeny Yevtushenko ranks 64Before him are John Gurdon, Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Danny Aiello, Edmund Phelps, Henri, Count of Paris, and Yasukazu Tanaka. After him are Edward de Bono, Piero Manzoni, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, David McCallum, Mohammad-Ali Rajai, and Cormac McCarthy. Among people deceased in 2017, Yevgeny Yevtushenko ranks 59Before him are Derek Walcott, Adam West, Chester Bennington, Mauno Koivisto, Al Jarreau, and Powers Boothe. After him are Hans Rosling, Elsa Martinelli, Giovanni Sartori, Peter Mansfield, Pierre Bergé, and Kim Jong-nam.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Yevgeny Yevtushenko ranks 338 out of 2,688Before him are Alexander Danilovich Menshikov (1673), Sergey Ilyushin (1894), Georgy Chicherin (1872), Grand Duke Nicholas Nikolaevich of Russia (1831), Alexandre Koyré (1892), and Grand Duchess Elena Pavlovna of Russia (1784). After him are Naum Gabo (1890), Roman Abramovich (1966), Vasily Zhukovsky (1783), Nikolai Kuznetsov (1904), Oleg Penkovsky (1919), and Viktor Chernomyrdin (1938).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Yevgeny Yevtushenko ranks 40Before him are Alexander Griboyedov (1795), Varlam Shalamov (1907), Fyodor Tyutchev (1803), Alexander Litvinenko (1962), Henri Troyat (1911), and Alexander Ostrovsky (1823). After him are Vasily Zhukovsky (1783), Andrei Bely (1880), Nikolai Leskov (1831), Nathalie Sarraute (1900), Sergey Mikhalkov (1913), and Bulat Okudzhava (1924).