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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 797,157 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Amos Oz is the 284th most popular writer (down from 269th in 2019), the 48th most popular biography from Israel (up from 51st 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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  • 51

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  • 10.61

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  • 2.51

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Amos Oz ranks 284 out of 5,755Before him are Antonin Artaud, Marcus Terentius Varro, Shota Rustaveli, Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau, Eugenio Montale, and Primo Levi. After him are Tomas Tranströmer, Robert Musil, Archilochus, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Svetlana Alliluyeva, and Ernst Jünger.

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Among people born in 1939, Amos Oz ranks 9Before him are Ian McKellen, Stanislav Petrov, Ali Khamenei, Francis Ford Coppola, Lee Harvey Oswald, and Amanda Lear. After him are George Lazenby, Harvey Keitel, Margaret Atwood, Giovanni Trapattoni, Giovanni Falcone, and Reuven Rivlin. Among people deceased in 2018, Amos Oz ranks 12Before him are Ingvar Kamprad, Stan Lee, Montserrat Caballé, Miloš Forman, Bernardo Bertolucci, and Charles K. Kao. After him are Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark, Philip Roth, John McCain, Paul Bocuse, Isao Takahata, and Stephen Hillenburg.

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In Israel

Among people born in Israel, Amos Oz ranks 48 out of 430Before him are Hezekiah (-800), Procopius (500), Jeroboam (-1000), Josiah (-648), Daniel Kahneman (1934), and Judas Maccabeus (-200). After him are James, son of Alphaeus (-10), Barabbas (1), Herodias (-100), Amin al-Husseini (1895), Micah (-737), and Dinah (-1700).

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), Justus of Tiberias (35), May Ziade (1886), Ahron Daum (1951), Emile Habibi (1922), and Meir Shalev (1948).