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B. Traven

1882 - 1969

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B. Traven (German: [ˈbeː ˈtʁaːvn̩]; Bruno Traven in some accounts) was the pen name of a novelist, presumed to be German, whose real name, nationality, date and place of birth and details of biography are all subject to dispute. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of B. Traven has received more than 448,265 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia. B. Traven is the 901st most popular writer (up from 906th in 2019), the 181st most popular biography from Poland (down from 168th in 2019) and the 16th most popular Polish Writer.

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  • 450k

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  • 61.77

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  • 32

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 5.76

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, B. Traven ranks 901 out of 5,755Before her are Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire, Ernest Louis, Grand Duke of Hesse, Rustichello da Pisa, Bertran de Born, Publilius Syrus, and John Updike. After her are Jean de La Bruyère, Stefan George, Charles Maurras, John Grisham, Daniel Goleman, and Samuel Richardson.

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Among people born in 1882, B. Traven ranks 49Before her are Moritz Schlick, Karol Szymanowski, Otto Neurath, Yanka Kupala, Friedrich Dollmann, and John Rabe. After her are Lluís Companys, Éamon de Valera, Frederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Aleksandra Ekster, Johnny Torrio, and Wacław Sierpiński. Among people deceased in 1969, B. Traven ranks 32Before her are Witold Gombrowicz, Joseph P. Kennedy Sr., Sonja Henie, Josef von Sternberg, Moïse Tshombe, and Itzhak Stern. After her are Joseph Kasa-Vubu, Alexandra David-Néel, Boris Karloff, Robert Taylor, Wacław Sierpiński, and Walter Christaller.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, B. Traven ranks 181 out of 1,454Before her are Miroslav Klose (1978), Albrecht von Roon (1803), Robert Lewandowski (1988), Itzhak Stern (1901), Günther Anders (1902), and Ignacy Mościcki (1867). After her are Mordechai Anielewicz (1919), Carl Wernicke (1848), Mieszko II Lambert (990), Frederick I of Württemberg (1754), Mykhailo Hrushevsky (1866), and John I Albert (1459).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, B. Traven ranks 16Before her are Alfred Döblin (1878), Witold Gombrowicz (1904), Osip Mandelstam (1891), Władysław Reymont (1867), Christa Wolf (1929), and Olga Tokarczuk (1962). After her are Jan Potocki (1761), Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff (1788), Ernst Toller (1893), Emil Ludwig (1881), Tadeusz Mazowiecki (1927), and Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff (1848).