Amos Oz

1939 - 2018

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Amos Oz (Hebrew: עמוס עוז; born Amos Klausner; 4 May 1939 – 28 December 2018) was an Israeli writer, novelist, journalist, and intellectual. He was also a professor of Hebrew literature at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Amos Oz has received more than 769,175 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Amos Oz is the 269th most popular writer (down from 195th in 2019), the 52nd most popular biography from Israel (down from 13th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Israeli Writer.

Amos Oz is a famous Israeli author. He is most famous for his novel "A Tale of Love and Darkness."

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Among writers, Amos Oz ranks 269 out of 5,794Before him are Jaroslav Hašek, Taras Shevchenko, Marcus Terentius Varro, Mario Puzo, Antonin Artaud, and Shota Rustaveli. After him are Fuzûlî, Carlos Castaneda, Friedrich Hölderlin, Peter Drucker, William Wordsworth, and Adam Mickiewicz.

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Among people born in 1939, Amos Oz ranks 9Before him are Ian McKellen, Francis Ford Coppola, Ali Khamenei, Lee Harvey Oswald, Reuven Rivlin, and Stanislav Petrov. After him are Harvey Keitel, Amanda Lear, Gro Harlem Brundtland, Giovanni Trapattoni, Margaret Atwood, and Marvin Gaye. Among people deceased in 2018, Amos Oz ranks 11Before him are Stan Lee, Charles Aznavour, Montserrat Caballé, Miloš Forman, Bernardo Bertolucci, and Aretha Franklin. After him are Isao Takahata, Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, John McCain, Philip Roth, Paul Bocuse, and Stephen Hillenburg.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Amos Oz ranks 52 out of 389Before him are Reuven Rivlin (1939), Procopius (500), Saint Veronica (1), Hezekiah (-800), Judas Maccabeus (-200), and Herodias (-100). After him are Barabbas (1), Jeroboam (-1000), Penitent thief (-18), Daniel Kahneman (1934), Josiah (-648), and Sibylla, Queen of Jerusalem (1160).

Among WRITERS In Israel

Among writers born in Israel, Amos Oz ranks 2Before him are John the Evangelist (10). After him are Edward Said (1935), Mahmoud Darwish (1941), David Grossman (1954), Ghassan Kanafani (1936), A. B. Yehoshua (1936), May Ziade (1886), Ahron Daum (1951), Emile Habibi (1922), Etgar Keret (1967), and Meir Shalev (1948).