Yevgeny Zamyatin

1884 - 1937

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Yevgeny Ivanovich Zamyatin (Russian: Евге́ний Ива́нович Замя́тин, IPA: [jɪvˈɡʲenʲɪj ɪˈvanəvʲɪtɕ zɐˈmʲætʲɪn]; 20 January (Julian) / 1 February (Gregorian), 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 447,403 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Yevgeny Zamyatin is the 538th most popular writer (up from 605th in 2019), the 176th most popular biography from Russia (up from 192nd in 2019) and the 26th most popular Russian Writer.

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

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Among writers, Yevgeny Zamyatin ranks 538 out of 5,794Before him are Seneca the Elder, Ghalib, Pierre de Ronsard, Robert Walser, Ivan Bunin, and Luo Guanzhong. After him are Arthur Koestler, Bohumil Hrabal, Giuseppe Tomasi di Lampedusa, Salman Rushdie, Al-Maʿarri, and A. J. Cronin.

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Among people born in 1884, Yevgeny Zamyatin ranks 19Before him are Franz Halder, Walther von Reichenau, Gaston Bachelard, Theodor Heuss, Auguste Piccard, and Hermann Rorschach. After him are Theodor Svedberg, Lion Feuchtwanger, Casimir Funk, Edward Sapir, Otto Fritz Meyerhof, and Friedrich Bergius. Among people deceased in 1937, Yevgeny Zamyatin ranks 16Before him are Amelia Earhart, Erich Ludendorff, George Gershwin, Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk, Mikhail Tukhachevsky, and J. M. Barrie. After him are Gerda Taro, J. Bruce Ismay, Gustaf Dalén, Austen Chamberlain, Princess Cecilie of Greece and Denmark, and Sergo Ordzhonikidze.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Yevgeny Zamyatin ranks 176 out of 2,688Before him are Felix Yusupov (1887), Marina Tsvetaeva (1892), Alexei Petrovich, Tsarevich of Russia (1690), Paul Karrer (1889), Käthe Kollwitz (1867), and Ivan Bunin (1870). After him are Öz Beg Khan (1282), Vladimir Propp (1895), Dzhokhar Dudayev (1944), Maya Plisetskaya (1925), Alexander Friedmann (1888), and Nikolai Bulganin (1895).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Yevgeny Zamyatin ranks 26Before him are Sergei Yesenin (1895), Joseph Brodsky (1940), Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy (1883), Abai Qunanbaiuly (1845), Marina Tsvetaeva (1892), and Ivan Bunin (1870). After him are Alexander Herzen (1812), Nikolay Chernyshevsky (1828), Viktor Shklovsky (1893), Alexander Blok (1880), Arthur Adamov (1908), and Nikolay Karamzin (1766).