WRITER

Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

1832 - 1910

Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson

Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson ( BYURN-sən, Norwegian: [ˈbjø̂ːɳstjæːɳə ˈbjø̂ːɳsɔn]; 8 December 1832 – 26 April 1910) was a Norwegian writer who received the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature "as a tribute to his noble, magnificent and versatile poetry, which has always been distinguished by both the freshness of its inspiration and the rare purity of its spirit", becoming the first Norwegian Nobel laureate. Bjørnson is considered to be one of The Four Greats (De Fire Store) among Norwegian writers, the others being Henrik Ibsen, Jonas Lie, and Alexander Kielland. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson has received more than 202,785 page views. His biography is available in 83 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 203rd most popular writer.

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  • 83

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson ranks 201 out of 4,883Before him are Amos Oz, Naguib Mahfouz, Orhan Pamuk, Arthur C. Clarke, Colette, and Imre Kertész. After him are Tristan Tzara, William Golding, Stanisław Lem, Quintilian, Walt Whitman, and Mario Vargas Llosa.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1832, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson ranks 8Before him are Gustave Eiffel, Lewis Carroll, Nikolaus Otto, Wilhelm Wundt, Gustave Doré, and Maximilian I of Mexico. After him are Edward Burnett Tylor, William Crookes, José Echegaray, Ivan Shishkin, Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, and Osman Nuri Pasha. Among people deceased in 1910, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson ranks 8Before him are Mark Twain, Henry Dunant, Florence Nightingale, Robert Koch, Henri Rousseau, and William James. After him are Edward VII, Nadar, Mily Balakirev, O. Henry, Chulalongkorn, and Marius Petipa.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson ranks 14 out of 508Before him are Fridtjof Nansen (1861), Rollo (846), Anni-Frid Lyngstad (1945), Niels Henrik Abel (1802), Erik the Red (950), and Thor Heyerdahl (1914). After him are Olaf II of Norway (993), Olaf Tryggvason (963), Queen Sonja of Norway (1937), Vidkun Quisling (1887), Trygve Lie (1896), and Gro Harlem Brundtland (1939).

Among WRITERS In Norway

Among writers born in Norway, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson ranks 3Before him are Henrik Ibsen (1828) and Knut Hamsun (1859). After him are Jo Nesbø (1960), Ludvig Holberg (1684), Jostein Gaarder (1952), Peter Christen Asbjørnsen (1812), Ivar Aasen (1813), Tarjei Vesaas (1897), Herbjørg Wassmo (1942), Jonas Lie (1833), and Alexander Kielland (1849).

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