Amalie Skram

1846 - 1905

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Amalie Skram (22 August 1846 – 15 March 1905) was a Norwegian author and feminist who gave voice to a woman's point of view with her naturalist writing. In Norway, she is frequently considered the most important female writer of the Modern Breakthrough (Det moderne gjennombrudd). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amalie Skram has received more than 45,188 page views. Her biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Amalie Skram is the 2,677th most popular writer (down from 2,487th in 2019), the 167th most popular biography from Norway (down from 152nd in 2019) and the 25th most popular Norwegian Writer.

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Among writers, Amalie Skram ranks 2,677 out of 5,794Before her are María Kodama, Anselm Grün, Alfred Andersch, Mirza Khazar, Josef Škvorecký, and Boris Pilnyak. After her are René Daumal, Juan Gelman, Aspazija, Antiochus Kantemir, Philip Kerr, and Udo Lindenberg.

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Among people born in 1846, Amalie Skram ranks 48Before her are Pierre Waldeck-Rousseau, Abdallahi ibn Muhammad, Ottomar Anschütz, Count Kasimir Felix Badeni, F. H. Bradley, and Luigi Denza. After her are Nikolai Yaroshenko, William Robertson Smith, Carlo Cafiero, Raoul Pictet, Charles Stewart Parnell, and Carlos Pellegrini. Among people deceased in 1905, Amalie Skram ranks 42Before her are Franz Reuleaux, Franz Overbeck, George MacDonald, Julius Oppert, Meyer Guggenheim, and Pedro Américo. After her are Máximo Gómez, Debendranath Tagore, Rudolf von Alt, Princess Caroline Reuss of Greiz, Konstantin Savitsky, and Henry Irving.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Amalie Skram ranks 167 out of 735Before her are Otto Ruge (1882), Ivar Ballangrud (1904), Henrik Steffens (1773), Petter Dass (1647), Oda Krohg (1860), and Bernt Michael Holmboe (1795). After her are Wenche Myhre (1947), Bjørn Dæhlie (1967), Erling Skakke (1115), Jørgen Juve (1906), Nina Grieg (1845), and Jon Fosse (1959).

Among WRITERS In Norway

Among writers born in Norway, Amalie Skram ranks 25Before her are Anne Holt (1958), Karin Fossum (1954), Gunnar Staalesen (1947), Thorbjørn Egner (1912), Per Petterson (1952), and Petter Dass (1647). After her are Jon Fosse (1959), Eysteinn Erlendsson (1120), Kjell Askildsen (1929), Dag Solstad (1941), Johan Herman Wessel (1742), and Anne-Cath. Vestly (1920).