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August Ahlqvist

1826 - 1889

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Karl August Engelbrekt Ahlqvist, who wrote as A. Oksanen (7 August 1826 – 20 November 1889), was a Finnish professor, poet, scholar of the Finno-Ugric languages, author, and literary critic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of August Ahlqvist has received more than 21,308 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. August Ahlqvist is the 4,747th most popular writer (down from 4,114th in 2019), the 267th most popular biography from Finland (down from 200th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Finnish Writer.

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Among writers, August Ahlqvist ranks 4,747 out of 5,755Before him are Mark Frost, Gonzalo Rojas, Ghazaros Aghayan, József Katona, Jonathan Coe, and Anna Katharine Green. After him are Alexander Kazantsev, Eugénio de Andrade, Abdul Muis, Eugène Guillevic, Ivan Kavaleridze, and Jacqueline Susann.

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Among people born in 1826, August Ahlqvist ranks 53Before him are Johann Köler, Hans Peter Jørgen Julius Thomsen, Mariano Ignacio Prado, Lea Ahlborn, Friedrich Chrysander, and Henry Clifton Sorby. After him are Joseph Victor von Scheffel, Sereno Watson, Matvey Gusev, John Buford, José Eusebio Otalora, and Dinah Craik. Among people deceased in 1889, August Ahlqvist ranks 74Before him are Paul du Bois-Reymond, Gerard Manley Hopkins, Julia Gardiner Tyler, Ivan Kukuljević Sakcinski, Ole Jacob Broch, and Miles Joseph Berkeley. After him are Lucy Webb Hayes, Charles Mackay, Francisco Antonino Vidal, Daniel Harvey Hill, Priscilla Cooper Tyler, and Simon Cameron.

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In Finland

Among people born in Finland, August Ahlqvist ranks 267 out of 642Before him are Erkki Tuomioja (1946), Vilho Tuulos (1895), Eino Penttilä (1906), Aaro Pajari (1897), Kustaa Pihlajamäki (1902), and Reino Kuuskoski (1907). After him are Antti Tulenheimo (1879), Toivo Loukola (1902), Ville Pörhölä (1897), Tauno Palo (1908), Katri Helena (1945), and Arvo Ylppö (1887).

Among WRITERS In Finland

Among writers born in Finland, August Ahlqvist ranks 24Before him are Paavo Haavikko (1931), Lydia Chukovskaya (1907), Sofi Oksanen (1977), Adolf Ivar Arwidsson (1791), Johannes Linnankoski (1869), and Rosa Liksom (1958). After him are Antti Tuuri (1944), Kjell Westö (1961), Tua Forsström (1947), Hannu Salama (1936), Katri Vala (1901), and Leena Krohn (1947).