Top Ten Most Iconic Authors in Russian Literature

The Top Ten Most Iconic Authors in Russian Literature

1 Fyodor Dostoyevsky
2 Lev Tolstoy
3 Vladimir Nabokov Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov, also known by the pen name Vladimir Sirin (22 April [O.S. 10 April] 1899 – 2 July 1977) was a Russian-American novelist and entomologist. His first nine novels were in Russian, and he achieved international prominence after he began writing English prose. ...read more.
4 Alexander Pushkin Alexander Sergeyevich Pushkin (6 June [O.S. 26 May] 1799 – 10 February [O.S. 29 January] 1837) was a Russian poet, playwright, and novelist of the Romantic era who is considered by many to be the greatest Russian poet and the founder of modern Russian literature.
5 Anton Chekhov Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (29 January 1860 – 15 July 1904) was a Russian playwright and short story writer, who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short fiction in history. ...read more.
6 Ivan Turgenev
7 Maxim Gorky
8 Nikolai Gogol
9 Boris Pasternak
10 Yevgeny Zamyatin

The Contenders

11 Dmitry Glukhovsky
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