Adam Mickiewicz

1798 - 1855

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Adam Bernard Mickiewicz ([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 586,958 page views. His biography is available in 86 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 83 in 2019). Adam Mickiewicz is the 275th most popular writer (down from 209th in 2019), the 39th most popular biography from Poland (down from 26th 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 275 out of 5,794Before him are Amos Oz, Fuzûlî, Carlos Castaneda, Friedrich Hölderlin, Peter Drucker, and William Wordsworth. After him are Paul Valéry, Jordanes, Karl May, Alice Munro, Primo Levi, and Anna Wintour.

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Among people born in 1798, Adam Mickiewicz ranks 3Before him are Auguste Comte and Eugène Delacroix. After him are Alexandra Feodorovna, Pedro I of Brazil, Jules Michelet, Giacomo Leopardi, Charles Albert of Sardinia, Marie-Caroline of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Duchess of Berry, Archduchess Clementina of Austria, August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben, and Grand Duke Michael Pavlovich of Russia. 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, François Rude, Pavel Nakhimov, Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg, and François Magendie.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Adam Mickiewicz ranks 39 out of 1,231Before him are Vladislaus II of Hungary (1456), Władysław Szpilman (1911), Max Born (1882), Hans-Ulrich Rudel (1916), Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846), and Jakob Böhme (1575). After him are Rudolf Virchow (1821), Eric of Pomerania (1381), Rudolf Clausius (1822), Arthur Rubinstein (1887), Krzysztof Kieślowski (1941), and Sigismund II Augustus (1520).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Adam Mickiewicz ranks 7Before him are Günter Grass (1927), Janusz Korczak (1878), Isaac Bashevis Singer (1902), Stanisław Lem (1921), Wisława Szymborska (1923), and Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846). After him are Gerhart Hauptmann (1862), Andrzej Sapkowski (1948), Alfred Döblin (1878), Osip Mandelstam (1891), Witold Gombrowicz (1904), and Christa Wolf (1929).