Ahmadou Kourouma

1927 - 2003

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Ahmadou Kourouma (24 November 1927, in Boundiali – 11 December 2003, in Lyon) was an Ivorian novelist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmadou Kourouma has received more than 47,938 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Ahmadou Kourouma is the 3,273rd most popular writer (down from 3,062nd in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Côte d'Ivoire (down from 7th in 2019) and the most popular Ivorian Writer.

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Among writers, Ahmadou Kourouma ranks 3,273 out of 5,794. Before him are Peter Wessel Zapffe, Mary Norton, Jiří Dienstbier, Jean-Christophe Grangé, Boris Polevoy, and Angelos Sikelianos. After him are Ronald Harwood, William Langland, Sallustius, Philoxenus of Cythera, Kurd Lasswitz, and Hans Nielsen Hauge.

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Among people born in 1927, Ahmadou Kourouma ranks 195Before him are Dezső Gyarmati, Robert N. Bellah, Simin Behbahani, Josep Maria Subirachs, Adhemar da Silva, and Henning Carlsen. After him are Jarl Kulle, Serge Lang, Josef Posipal, Shoji Nishio, Stuart Rosenberg, and Edmund Gettier. Among people deceased in 2003, Ahmadou Kourouma ranks 155Before him are Karl Kling, Veikko Hakulinen, Herma Bauma, Albert Batteux, Noel Redding, and Aleksandar Tišma. After him are Benny Carter, Art Carney, Garrett Hardin, Hope Lange, Marc-Vivien Foé, and Christopher Hill.

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In Côte d'Ivoire

Among people born in Côte d'Ivoire, Ahmadou Kourouma ranks 10 out of 107. Before him are Didier Drogba (1978), Alpha Blondy (1953), Yaya Touré (1983), Henri Konan Bédié (1934), Robert Guéï (1941), and Salomon Kalou (1985). After him are Amadou Gon Coulibaly (1959), Daniel Kablan Duncan (1943), Basile Boli (1967), Kolo Touré (1981), Gervinho (1987), and Bernard Agré (1926).

Among WRITERS In Côte d'Ivoire

Among writers born in Côte d'Ivoire, Ahmadou Kourouma ranks 1After him are Marguerite Abouet (1971).