Artur Lundkvist

1906 - 1991

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Nils Artur Lundkvist (3 March 1906 in Perstorp Municipality, Skåne County – 11 December 1991 in Solna, Stockholm County) was a Swedish writer, poet and literary critic. He was a member of the Swedish Academy from 1968.Artur Lundkvist published around 80 books, including poetry, prose poems, essays, short stories, novels and travel books, and his works have been translated into some 30 languages. He is also noted for having translated many works from Spanish and French into Swedish. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Artur Lundkvist has received more than 33,862 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Artur Lundkvist is the 2,765th most popular writer (down from 2,427th in 2019), the 380th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 339th in 2019) and the 35th most popular Swedish Writer.

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Among writers, Artur Lundkvist ranks 2,765 out of 5,794Before him are William Robertson Smith, Vladimir Voinovich, Praxilla, V. C. Andrews, Antun Vrančić, and Géza Gárdonyi. After him are August Šenoa, Valery Larbaud, Robert Chambers, Eysteinn Erlendsson, Sohrab Sepehri, and Valerio Massimo Manfredi.

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Among people born in 1906, Artur Lundkvist ranks 148Before him are Vitaly Abalakov, Francis Hong Yong-ho, Jørgen Juve, Andrei Kirilenko, Missak Manouchian, and Raymond Sommer. After him are Joan Hickson, Renate Müller, Zinka Milanov, J. R. Jayewardene, Flávio Costa, and Alec Issigonis. Among people deceased in 1991, Artur Lundkvist ranks 97Before him are Metin Oktay, Giacomo Manzù, Rufino Tamayo, Kevin Peter Hall, Yasushi Inoue, and Gino Colaussi. After him are Schubert Gambetta, Fred MacMurray, Mikheil Meskhi, Heidi Brühl, Andrzej Panufnik, and Ho Jong-suk.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Artur Lundkvist ranks 380 out of 1,296Before him are Malena Ernman (1970), Erik Nilsson (1916), Björn Andrésen (1955), Georg Stiernhielm (1598), Sven Nordqvist (1946), and Kristina Lugn (1948). After him are Ingeborg Magnusdotter of Sweden (1277), Sofia Helin (1972), Alicia Vikander (1988), Mikkey Dee (1963), Rolf Lassgård (1955), and Jonas Jonasson (1961).

Among WRITERS In Sweden

Among writers born in Sweden, Artur Lundkvist ranks 35Before him are Ulf Stark (1944), Liza Marklund (1962), Carl Jonas Love Almqvist (1793), Georg Stiernhielm (1598), Sven Nordqvist (1946), and Kristina Lugn (1948). After him are Jonas Jonasson (1961), Gunnar Ekelöf (1907), Erik Gustaf Geijer (1783), Esaias Tegnér (1782), David Lagercrantz (1962), and Åsa Larsson (1966).