WRITER

Andrzej Sapkowski

1948 - Today

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Andrzej Sapkowski (Polish pronunciation: [ˈandʐɛj sapˈkɔfskʲi]; born 21 June 1948) is a Polish fantasy writer, essayist, translator and a trained economist. He is best known for his six-volume series of books The Witcher, which revolves around the eponymous "witcher," a monster-hunter, Geralt of Rivia. It began with the publication of Blood of Elves (1994) and was completed with the publication of standalone prequel novel Season of Storms (2013). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrzej Sapkowski has received more than 2,779,407 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 48 in 2019). Andrzej Sapkowski is the 357th most popular writer (up from 431st in 2019), the 71st most popular biography from Poland (up from 78th in 2019) and the 9th most popular Writer.

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

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Andrzej Sapkowski ranks 357 out of 5,755Before him are Truman Capote, John Keats, Max Brod, Nâzım Hikmet, Jacques Prévert, and Ahmad Yasawi. After him are Jean Genet, Ahmad ibn Fadlan, Erik Axel Karlfeldt, Susan Sontag, Pär Lagerkvist, and Alphonse Daudet.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1948, Andrzej Sapkowski ranks 16Before him are Eckhart Tolle, Ozzy Osbourne, Sauli Niinistö, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Jeremy Irons, and Hassan Rouhani. After him are Jan Palach, Kathy Bates, Henning Mankell, Frank Abagnale, George Tupou V, and Luiz Felipe Scolari.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Andrzej Sapkowski ranks 71 out of 1,454Before him are Gerhart Hauptmann (1862), Sigismund I the Old (1467), Werner von Blomberg (1878), Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906), Emanuel Lasker (1868), and Gustav Fechner (1801). After him are Casimir IV Jagiellon (1427), Maria Feodorovna (1759), Norbert Elias (1897), Walther Nernst (1864), John II Casimir Vasa (1609), and Pola Negri (1897).

Among WRITERS In Poland

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