Alexander Kielland

1849 - 1906

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Alexander Lange Kielland (Norwegian: [ɑɫɛˈksɑ̀ndər ˈlɑ̀ŋːə ˈçɛ̀lːɑn]; 18 February 1849 – 6 April 1906) was one of the most famous Norwegian realistic writers of the 19th century. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexander Kielland has received more than 60,635 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Alexander Kielland is the 1,558th most popular writer (up from 1,637th in 2019), the 93rd most popular biography from Norway (up from 99th in 2019) and the 12th most popular Norwegian Writer.

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Among writers, Alexander Kielland ranks 1,558 out of 5,794Before him are Håkan Nesser, Albert Cohen, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, Georges Feydeau, James Hilton, and Herbjørg Wassmo. After him are Boris Pahor, Martin Opitz, Rodulfus Glaber, Georges Rodenbach, Hassan ibn Thabit, and Hipponax.

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Among people born in 1849, Alexander Kielland ranks 32Before him are Saionji Kinmochi, Lord Randolph Churchill, Duke Maximilian Emanuel in Bavaria, Wilhelm Voigt, Empress Shōken, and Georg Luger. After him are Princess Alice of Parma, Archduchess Mathilda of Austria, Maria Theresa of Austria-Este, Joseph Gallieni, Jean Béraud, and Hong Tianguifu. Among people deceased in 1906, Alexander Kielland ranks 15Before him are Susan B. Anthony, Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann, Anton Arensky, Georgy Gapon, Mihály Zichy, and Jules Breton. After him are Bartolomé Mitre, Paul Drude, Eugène Carrière, Joseph Monier, Princess Louise of Denmark, and Prince Albert of Prussia.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Alexander Kielland ranks 93 out of 735Before him are Otto Sverdrup (1854), Kirsten Flagstad (1895), Atle Selberg (1917), Trygve Gulbranssen (1894), Morten Harket (1959), and Herbjørg Wassmo (1942). After him are Naddodd (900), Martin Vahl (1749), Peter Nicolai Arbo (1831), Magnus, Duke of Saxony (1042), Peter Tordenskjold (1690), and Jonas Lie (1833).

Among WRITERS In Norway

Among writers born in Norway, Alexander Kielland ranks 12Before him are Ludvig Holberg (1684), Ivar Aasen (1813), Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812), Tarjei Vesaas (1897), Trygve Gulbranssen (1894), and Herbjørg Wassmo (1942). After him are Jonas Lie (1833), Nordahl Grieg (1902), Henrik Wergeland (1808), Arne Garborg (1851), Margit Sandemo (1924), and Jørgen Moe (1813).