Boualem Sansal

1949 - Today

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Boualem Sansal (Arabic: بوعلام صنصال; born 15 October 1949) is an Algerian author. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Boualem Sansal has received more than 86,269 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 20 in 2019). Boualem Sansal is the 4,359th most popular writer (down from 4,037th in 2019), the 97th most popular biography from Algeria (down from 84th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Algerian Writer.

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  • 58.78

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  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.27

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.07

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Boualem Sansal ranks 4,359 out of 5,794Before him are Beatriz Galindo, Carolina Coronado, Manuel Antônio de Almeida, Pieter Jelles Troelstra, Ramón de Campoamor y Campoosorio, and Roger Hargreaves. After him are Nikolay Mikhaylovsky, Robert Lowell, Sarah Kane, Bhalchandra Nemade, Carl Amery, and Beryl Markham.

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Among people born in 1949, Boualem Sansal ranks 356Before him are Gérard Larcher, Carlo Petrini, Mary Roos, Kalevi Aho, Carlos Babington, and Bonnie Raitt. After him are Agostina Belli, Wendy O. Williams, Wayne Wang, Tommy Seebach, Peter Maffay, and Kriengsak Kovitvanit.

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In Algeria

Among people born in Algeria, Boualem Sansal ranks 97 out of 164Before him are Alain Chabat (1958), Djamel Zidane (1955), Ali Benflis (1944), Youcef Yousfi (1941), Redha Malek (1931), and Rabah Saâdane (1946). After him are Sofia Boutella (1982), Emmanuel Roblès (1914), Jean-Pierre Bacri (1951), Mustapha Zitouni (1928), Jean Amrouche (1906), and Mustapha Dahleb (1952).

Among WRITERS In Algeria

Among writers born in Algeria, Boualem Sansal ranks 15Before him are Mohammed Dib (1920), Isaac Alfasi (1013), Mouloud Feraoun (1913), Ahmed Mohammed al-Maqqari (1578), Yasmina Khadra (1955), and Mouloud Mammeri (1917). After him are Emmanuel Roblès (1914), Jean Amrouche (1906), Tahar Djaout (1954), and Jules Roy (1907).