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Mayakovsky (disambiguation)

Vladimir Mayakovsky (1893–1930) was a Russian poet and playwright, among the foremost representatives of early-20th century Russian Futurism.

Mayakovsky (masculine), Mayakovskaya (feminine), or Mayakovskoye (neuter) may also refer to:

  • Mayakovsky, name of the town of Baghdati, Georgia in 1940–1991
  • Mayakovski, Armenia, a town in Armenia renamed in honor of Mayakovsky
  • Mayakovskoye, a rural locality (a settlement) in Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia
  • Mayakovsky Theatre in Moscow, named after Mayakovsky
  • Mayakovskaya (Moscow Metro), a station of the Moscow Metro, named after Mayakovsky
  • Mayakovskaya (Saint Petersburg Metro), a station of the Saint Petersburg Metro, named after Mayakovsky
  • Mayakovsky (ship), a steamer that sank in Latvia in 1950.
  • 2931 Mayakovsky (1969 UC), an asteroid named after Mayakovsky
Mayakovsky (ship)

On August 13, 1950 the steamer Mayakovsky (named for Soviet poet Vladimir Mayakovsky) sank at around 12:00 pm local time due overloading the vessel with too many people. Mayakovsky sank in the center of Riga, just 12 to 15 meters (38 to 49 feet) from the present day site of the Stone Bridge. A total of 147 people died, including 48 children. It was the deadliest peacetime disaster in Soviet Latvian history.

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