Adam Zagajewski

1945 - 2021

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Adam Zagajewski (21 June 1945 – 21 March 2021) was a Polish poet, novelist, translator, and essayist. He was awarded the 2004 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize Lifetime Recognition Award, the 2017 Princess of Asturias Award for Literature and the 2018 Golden Wreath of Poetry at the Struga Poetry Evenings. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Adam Zagajewski has received more than 132,763 page views. His biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Adam Zagajewski is the 2,215th most popular writer (up from 2,716th in 2019), the 306th most popular biography from Ukraine (up from 366th in 2019) and the 41st most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Adam Zagajewski ranks 2,215 out of 5,755Before him are Molla Panah Vagif, Giraut de Bornelh, Jens Fink-Jensen, Ivan Yefremov, Ben Hecht, and Vilis Lācis. After him are Judith Kerr, Victorinus of Pettau, Ivy Lee, Heinz G. Konsalik, Juan del Encina, and Indro Montanelli.

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Among people born in 1945, Adam Zagajewski ranks 167Before him are Princess Michael of Kent, Vinko Puljić, Curtis Hanson, Ilija Petković, Bobby Solo, and Radu Lupu. After him are Marek Grechuta, Assi Dayan, Fusako Shigenobu, Marsha P. Johnson, Basil Poledouris, and Betty Davis. Among people deceased in 2021, Adam Zagajewski ranks 208Before him are Jane Powell, Sabine Weiss, George Segal, Sam Jones, Albert Vanhoye, and Thomas Cavalier-Smith. After him are Yuan Longping, Luis de Pablo, Théoneste Bagosora, Dilip Kumar, Jüri Tamm, and Volodymyr Holubnychy.

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In Ukraine

Among people born in Ukraine, Adam Zagajewski ranks 306 out of 1,083Before him are Zbigniew Herbert (1924), Sergey Kamenev (1881), Hilarion of Kiev (990), Mark Taimanov (1926), Natan Sharansky (1948), and Irina Press (1939). After him are David Riazanov (1870), Valentin Kataev (1897), Fedor Emelianenko (1976), Volodymyr Holubnychy (1936), Vsevolod Garshin (1855), and Arkady Luxemburg (1939).

Among WRITERS In Ukraine

Among writers born in Ukraine, Adam Zagajewski ranks 41Before him are Lina Kostenko (1930), Vasyl Sukhomlynsky (1918), Mykhailo Kotsiubynsky (1864), Tadeusz Borowski (1922), Vasyl Stus (1938), and Zbigniew Herbert (1924). After him are Valentin Kataev (1897), Vsevolod Garshin (1855), Panteleimon Kulish (1819), Mikołaj Rej (1505), Mikhail Artsybashev (1878), and Lev Kopelev (1912).