Andrzej Wajda

1926 - 2016

Andrzej Wajda

Andrzej Witold Wajda (Polish: [ˈandʐɛj ˈvajda]; 6 March 1926 – 9 October 2016) was a Polish film and theatre director. Recipient of an Honorary Oscar, the Palme d'Or, as well as Honorary Golden Lion and Honorary Golden Bear Awards, he was a prominent member of the "Polish Film School". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Andrzej Wajda has received more than 639,094 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 34th most popular film director.

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Among film directors, Andrzej Wajda ranks 34 out of 1,305Before him are George Lucas, John Ford, Agnès Varda, Quentin Tarantino, Franco Zeffirelli, and David Lynch. After him are Roberto Rossellini, Vittorio De Sica, Krzysztof Kieślowski, Billy Wilder, Paul Verhoeven, and Wim Wenders.

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Among people born in 1926, Andrzej Wajda ranks 14Before him are Sathya Sai Baba, Leslie Nielsen, Beji Caid Essebsi, Miles Davis, Jiang Zemin, and Dario Fo. After him are Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, René Goscinny, Klaus Kinski, Svetlana Alliluyeva, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, and Paul Bocuse. Among people deceased in 2016, Andrzej Wajda ranks 16Before him are Leonard Cohen, Imre Kertész, Zaha Hadid, Alan Rickman, Boutros Boutros-Ghali, and Dario Fo. After him are Cesare Maldini, Islam Karimov, Jerome Bruner, Alvin Toffler, Abbas Kiarostami, and George Michael.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Andrzej Wajda ranks 40 out of 930Before him are Vladislaus II of Hungary (1456), Bronisław Malinowski (1884), Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846), Hans-Ulrich Rudel (1916), Arthur Rubinstein (1887), and Kurt Lewin (1890). After him are Konstantin Rokossovsky (1896), Marie Leszczyńska (1703), Ernst Cassirer (1874), Maria Goeppert Mayer (1906), Rudolf Virchow (1821), and Wojciech Jaruzelski (1923).


Among film directors born in Poland, Andrzej Wajda ranks 1After him are Krzysztof Kieślowski (1941), Dziga Vertov (1896), Jerzy Grotowski (1933), Fred Zinnemann (1907), Jerzy Skolimowski (1938), Robert Wiene (1873), Krzysztof Zanussi (1939), Jean Epstein (1897), Agnieszka Holland (1948), Paweł Pawlikowski (null), and Jerzy Hoffman (1932).

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