Albert Cohen

1895 - 1981

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Albert Cohen (August 16, 1895 – October 17, 1981) was a Greek-born Romaniote Jewish Swiss novelist who wrote in French. He worked as a civil servant for various international organizations, such as the International Labour Organization. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Albert Cohen has received more than 66,629 page views. His biography is available in 27 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Albert Cohen is the 1,553rd most popular writer (up from 1,642nd in 2019), the 341st most popular biography from Greece (up from 342nd in 2019) and the 43rd most popular Greek Writer.

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Among writers, Albert Cohen ranks 1,553 out of 5,794Before him are Pío Baroja, Lothar-Günther Buchheim, Lyudmila Ulitskaya, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Saki, and Håkan Nesser. After him are Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Georges Feydeau, James Hilton, Herbjørg Wassmo, Alexander Kielland, and Boris Pahor.

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Among people born in 1895, Albert Cohen ranks 87Before him are Alexander Orlov, Vinoba Bhave, Kirsten Flagstad, Henry de Montherlant, Shote Galica, and Dino Grandi. After him are Max Koegel, Lewis Mumford, Princess Margaret of Denmark, Archduke Wilhelm of Austria, Marcel Janco, and Prescott Bush. Among people deceased in 1981, Albert Cohen ranks 52Before him are Prince Yasuhiko Asaka, Gyula Lóránt, Heinz Kohut, Mao Dun, Josep Pla, and Stefan Wyszyński. After him are Muhammad Husayn Tabatabai, Rómulo Betancourt, Edith Head, Lotte Reiniger, Natalia Pavlovna Paley, and Melvyn Douglas.

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In Greece

Among people born in Greece, Albert Cohen ranks 341 out of 855Before him are Paul of Aegina (625), Aeschines of Sphettus (-430), Gülçiçek Hatun (1355), Theagenes of Thasos (-500), Ahmed Izzet Pasha (1864), and Theaetetus (-417). After him are Simeon Uroš (1326), Alexandros Panagoulis (1939), Agis III (-350), Semonides of Amorgos (-650), Miltiades the Elder (-600), and Paeonius (-500).

Among WRITERS In Greece

Among writers born in Greece, Albert Cohen ranks 43Before him are Terpander (-712), Eupolis (-446), Ion of Chios (-490), Diagoras of Melos (-450), Naim Frashëri (1846), and Acusilaus (-600). After him are Semonides of Amorgos (-650), Hellanicus of Lesbos (-490), Nikephoros Bryennios the Younger (1062), Theophylact of Ohrid (1055), Telesilla (-500), and Antiphanes (-388).