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Adam Mickiewicz

1798 - 1855

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Adam Bernard Mickiewicz (Polish pronunciation: [ˈadam mit͡sˈkʲɛvit͡ʂ] (listen); 24 December 1798 – 26 November 1855) was a Polish poet, dramatist, essayist, publicist, translator and political activist. He is regarded as national poet in Poland, Lithuania and Belarus. A principal figure in Polish Romanticism, he is one of Poland's "Three Bards" (Polish: Trzej Wieszcze) and is widely regarded as Poland's greatest poet. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adam Mickiewicz has received more than 774,492 page views. His biography is available in 87 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 86 in 2019). Adam Mickiewicz is the 213th most popular writer (up from 275th in 2019), the 29th most popular biography from Poland (up from 39th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Polish Writer.

Adam Mickiewicz is most famous for being the author of the epic poem "Pan Tadeusz."

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Among writers, Adam Mickiewicz ranks 213 out of 5,755Before him are Chinghiz Aitmatov, Colette, Wisława Szymborska, Ferdowsi, Pierre Corneille, and Pearl S. Buck. After him are Arthur C. Clarke, Anna Komnene, Geoffrey Chaucer, Nizami Ganjavi, Terry Pratchett, and Peter Handke.

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Among people born in 1798, Adam Mickiewicz ranks 3Before him are Auguste Comte and Eugène Delacroix. After him are Pedro I of Brazil, Alexandra Feodorovna, Jules Michelet, Charles Albert of Sardinia, Giacomo Leopardi, Marie-Caroline of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Berry, Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia, Archduchess Clementina of Austria, and František Palacký. Among people deceased in 1855, Adam Mickiewicz ranks 5Before him are Carl Friedrich Gauss, Søren Kierkegaard, Nicholas I of Russia, and Charlotte Brontë. After him are Gérard de Nerval, Infante Carlos, Count of Molina, Adelaide of Austria, Pavel Nakhimov, François Rude, Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg, and François Magendie.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Adam Mickiewicz ranks 29 out of 1,454Before him are Władysław Szpilman (1911), Zygmunt Bauman (1925), Isaac Bashevis Singer (1902), Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846), Wisława Szymborska (1923), and Arthur Rubinstein (1887). After him are Maximilian Kolbe (1894), Krzysztof Kieślowski (1941), Kurt Lewin (1890), Irena Sendler (1910), Marie Leszczyńska (1703), and Bronisław Malinowski (1884).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Adam Mickiewicz ranks 7Before him are Günter Grass (1927), Janusz Korczak (1878), Stanisław Lem (1921), Isaac Bashevis Singer (1902), Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846), and Wisława Szymborska (1923). After him are Gerhart Hauptmann (1862), Andrzej Sapkowski (1948), Alfred Döblin (1878), Witold Gombrowicz (1904), Osip Mandelstam (1891), and Władysław Reymont (1867).