Andrzej Sapkowski

1948 - Today

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Andrzej Sapkowski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈandʐɛj sapˈkɔfskʲi]; born 21 June 1948) is a Polish fantasy writer. He is best known for his book series The Witcher, which has been translated into 37 languages making him the second most-translated Polish science fiction and fantasy writer after Stanisław Lem. His books sold over 15 million copies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrzej Sapkowski has received more than 2,504,765 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 42 in 2019). Andrzej Sapkowski is the 431st most popular writer (up from 504th in 2019), the 78th most popular biography from Poland (up from 93rd in 2019) and the 9th most popular Polish Writer.

Andrzej Sapkowski is a Polish fantasy writer who is most famous for his Witcher series.

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  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.18

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Andrzej Sapkowski ranks 431 out of 5,794Before him are Lactantius, Fausto Cercignani, Mika Waltari, Percy Fawcett, Alfred de Musset, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. After him are Sei Shōnagon, Kurt Vonnegut, Alexander Pope, Heinrich von Kleist, Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, and Léopold Sédar Senghor.

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Among people born in 1948, Andrzej Sapkowski ranks 20Before him are Jan Palach, Henning Mankell, Jeremy Irons, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Kathy Bates, and Sauli Niinistö. After him are Frank Abagnale, Luiz Felipe Scolari, Antonín Panenka, Steven Tyler, George Tupou V, and Sérgio Vieira de Mello.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Andrzej Sapkowski ranks 78 out of 1,231Before him are Bolesław I the Brave (967), Maria Feodorovna (1759), Benoit Mandelbrot (1924), Casimir IV Jagiellon (1427), Erwin von Witzleben (1881), and Lech Kaczyński (1949). After him are John II Casimir Vasa (1609), Zbigniew Brzezinski (1928), Anton Denikin (1872), Emil von Behring (1854), Pola Negri (1897), and Hanna Reitsch (1912).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Andrzej Sapkowski ranks 9Before him are Isaac Bashevis Singer (1902), Stanisław Lem (1921), Wisława Szymborska (1923), Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846), Adam Mickiewicz (1798), and Gerhart Hauptmann (1862). After him are Alfred Döblin (1878), Osip Mandelstam (1891), Witold Gombrowicz (1904), Christa Wolf (1929), Olga Tokarczuk (1962), and Władysław Reymont (1867).