WRITER

Yevgeny Zamyatin

1884 - 1937

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Yevgeny Ivanovich Zamyatin (Russian: Евге́ний Ива́нович Замя́тин, IPA: [jɪvˈɡʲenʲɪj ɪˈvanəvʲɪtɕ zɐˈmʲætʲɪn]; 1 February [O.S. 20 January] 1884 – 10 March 1937), sometimes anglicized as Eugene Zamyatin, was a Russian author of science fiction, philosophy, literary criticism, and political satire. Despite being the son of a Russian Orthodox priest, Zamyatin lost his faith in Christianity at an early age and became a Bolshevik. As a member of his Party's Pre-Revolutionary underground, Zamyatin was repeatedly arrested, beaten, imprisoned, and exiled. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yevgeny Zamyatin has received more than 502,259 page views. His biography is available in 57 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Yevgeny Zamyatin is the 552nd most popular writer (down from 538th in 2019), the 189th most popular biography from Russia (down from 176th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Writer.

Yevgeny Zamyatin is most famous for his novel We, which was published in 1924.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Yevgeny Zamyatin ranks 552 out of 5,755Before him are Alfred Jarry, Aulus Gellius, Gaius Julius Hyginus, A. A. Milne, Heinrich Mann, and Luo Guanzhong. After him are Georg Trakl, Denis of Portugal, Mihai Eminescu, Abai Qunanbaiuly, Longus, and Paul Lafargue.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1884, Yevgeny Zamyatin ranks 22Before him are Gaston Bachelard, Auguste Piccard, Walther von Reichenau, Hermann Rorschach, Friedrich Bergius, and Otto Fritz Meyerhof. After him are Lion Feuchtwanger, Edward Sapir, Rajendra Prasad, Vincent Auriol, Rudolf Bultmann, and Yitzhak Ben-Zvi. Among people deceased in 1937, Yevgeny Zamyatin ranks 17Before him are Erich Ludendorff, Lou Andreas-Salomé, Mikhail Tukhachevsky, Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Gerda Taro, and J. M. Barrie. After him are Austen Chamberlain, Sergo Ordzhonikidze, J. Bruce Ismay, Rudolf Otto, Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, and Gaston Doumergue.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Yevgeny Zamyatin ranks 189 out of 3,262Before him are Ivan Bunin (1870), Alexander Rodchenko (1891), Wladimir Köppen (1846), Maya Plisetskaya (1925), Anastasia Romanovna (1530), and Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia (1882). After him are Vladimir Solovyov (1853), Ivan Shishkin (1832), Christian Goldbach (1690), Grand Duke Dmitri Pavlovich of Russia (1891), Vasily Stalin (1921), and Nikolai Vavilov (1887).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Yevgeny Zamyatin ranks 22Before him are Mikhail Lermontov (1814), Sergei Yesenin (1895), Joseph Brodsky (1940), Vladimir Vysotsky (1938), Marina Tsvetaeva (1892), and Ivan Bunin (1870). After him are Alexander Herzen (1812), Ivan Krylov (1769), Nikolay Chernyshevsky (1828), Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1883), Ivan Goncharov (1812), and Alexander Blok (1880).