Rudolfs Blaumanis (Poet) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born
Rūdolfs Blaumanis

Rūdolfs Kārlis Leonīds Blaumanis was a Latvian writer, journalist and playwright. He is considered one of the greatest writers in Latvian history and particularly a master of realism. The building of a flat in Riga that he once lived has been converted to a museum named partially in his honor, the Janis Rozentāls and Rūdolfs Blaumanis Museum.

Born: December 20, 1862, Ērgļi, Russian empire, (Now Latvia)
Died: September 4, 1908, Punkaharju, Russian empire, (Now Finland)
Occupation: Poet, Playwright, translator, journalist

About Rudolfs Blaumanis

A master of Latvian realism, he is known for his plays, poems, and translations, as well as for his journalistic work. He published his debut work in the German language; one of his later works, In the Lap of Happiness, was translated into English.

Before Fame

He worked as a journalist and critic for several German and Latvian newspapers.


He lived and worked in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Family Life

He grew up in the Ergli municipality of Latvia.


He and Romain Gary were both famous writers from Latvia.

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