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Annemarie Selinko

1914 - 1986

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Annemarie Selinko (1 September 1914 – 28 July 1986) was an Austrian novelist who wrote a number of best-selling books in German from the 1930s through the 1950s. Although she had been based in Germany, in 1939 at the start of World War II she took refuge in Denmark with her Danish husband, but then in 1943, they again became refugees, this time to Sweden.Many of her novels have been adapted into movies and all have been translated into numerous languages. Her last work Désirée (1951) was about Désirée Clary, the one-time fiancée of Napoleon Bonaparte and later Queen of Sweden and Norway. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Annemarie Selinko has received more than 49,948 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Annemarie Selinko is the 3,843rd most popular writer, the 704th most popular biography from Austria and the 49th most popular Austrian Writer.

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Among writers, Annemarie Selinko ranks 3,843 out of 5,755Before her are Mikheil Javakhishvili, Ludvig Mylius-Erichsen, Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi, Girolamo de Rada, Alexey Troitsky, and Nossis. After her are Oskar Maria Graf, Kalhana, Minette Walters, Irakli Abashidze, Maksim Tank, and Raphael Holinshed.

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Among people born in 1914, Annemarie Selinko ranks 216Before her are Henri Laborit, Sisowath Sirik Matak, Jaap Bakema, Jack Cardiff, Mihailo Lalić, and Christl Cranz. After her are Jijé, Viola Desmond, Carl Scarborough, Irmã Dulce, Jan Kott, and Dmitry Lavrinenko. Among people deceased in 1986, Annemarie Selinko ranks 147Before her are Beryl Markham, Ernst Lehner, Juan Carlos Corazzo, Daniel Balavoine, V. C. Andrews, and Ruth Teitelbaum. After her are Agustín Sauto Arana, Murray Hamilton, Ernst Haas, Étienne Mattler, Bessie Love, and Otto Glória.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Annemarie Selinko ranks 704 out of 1,237Before her are Alfred Körner (1926), İlber Ortaylı (1947), Peter Rosegger (1843), Trixi Schuba (1951), Heinrich von Ferstel (1828), and Fritz Kortner (1892). After her are Liane Haid (1895), Otto E. Neugebauer (1899), Monica Bleibtreu (1944), Alois Mock (1934), Lajos Bíró (1880), and Maria Lassnig (1919).

Among WRITERS In Austria

Among writers born in Austria, Annemarie Selinko ranks 49Before her are Nathan Birnbaum (1864), Paula von Preradović (1887), Ceija Stojka (1933), Ernst Jandl (1925), Friederike Mayröcker (1924), and Peter Rosegger (1843). After her are Lajos Bíró (1880), Ludwig Anzengruber (1839), Michael Denis (1729), Berta Zuckerkandl (1864), Alexander Lernet-Holenia (1897), and Albert Ehrenstein (1886).