WRITER

Alaa Al Aswany

1957 - Today

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Alaa Al Aswany (Arabic: علاء الأسواني‎, IPA: [ʕæˈlæːʔ elɑsˈwɑːni]; born 26 May 1957) is an Egyptian writer, novelist, and a founding member of the political movement Kefaya. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alaa Al Aswany has received more than 110,675 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Alaa Al Aswany is the 3,645th most popular writer (down from 3,363rd in 2019), the 404th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 350th in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Egyptian Writer.

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  • 110k

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  • 60.86

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  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.49

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.32

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Alaa Al Aswany ranks 3,645 out of 5,794Before him are Millosh Gjergj Nikolla, Blaga Dimitrova, Bahram Beyzai, Innokenty Annensky, Steen Steensen Blicher, and Cristina Trivulzio Belgiojoso. After him are Francišak Bahuševič, Bekir Çoban-zade, Musine Kokalari, Penelope Delta, Jędrzej Śniadecki, and Leopold Andrian.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1957, Alaa Al Aswany ranks 142Before him are Alu Alkhanov, Kumar Sanu, Ruy Ramos, Kevin Rudd, Eric S. Raymond, and Silvio Orlando. After him are Víctor Muñoz, Jackie Shroff, Bruce Rauner, Tsai Ming-liang, Christian Berkel, and Shirin Neshat.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Alaa Al Aswany ranks 404 out of 520Before him are Abdul Rahman Hassan Azzam (1893), Abu Ayyub al-Masri (1968), Apion (-30), Yusuf Idris (1927), Cleomenes of Naucratis (-400), and Nebetah (-1350). After him are Penelope Delta (1874), Atef Ebeid (1932), Zakaria Mohieddin (1918), Ibrahim Mahlab (1949), Ahmed Lutfi el-Sayed (1872), and Essam El Hadary (1973).

Among WRITERS In Egypt

Among writers born in Egypt, Alaa Al Aswany ranks 43Before him are Mustafa Kamil Pasha (1874), Abbās al-Aqqād (1889), Aisha Abd al-Rahman (1913), Andrée Chedid (1920), Apion (-30), and Yusuf Idris (1927). After him are Penelope Delta (1874), Farag Foda (1946), Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu (1889), Gamal El-Ghitani (1945), Karim Rashid (1960), and Magdi Allam (1952).

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