Camilla Collett

1813 - 1895

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Jacobine Camilla Collett (nee Wergeland; 23 January 1813 – 6 March 1895) was a Norwegian writer, often referred to as the first Norwegian feminist. She was also the younger sister of Norwegian poet Henrik Wergeland, and is recognized as being one of the first contributors to realism in Norwegian literature. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Camilla Collett has received more than 58,888 page views. Her biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Camilla Collett is the 2,990th most popular writer (down from 2,709th in 2019), the 190th most popular biography from Norway (down from 167th in 2019) and the 32nd most popular Norwegian Writer.

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Among writers, Camilla Collett ranks 2,990 out of 5,794Before her are Branko Radičević, Germaine Greer, Francisco Coloane, Jules Vallès, Igor Gouzenko, and Mihály Babits. After her are Jean Rotrou, Faltonia Betitia Proba, Christoph Friedrich Nicolai, Eric Carle, Andrew Lang, and Olha Kobylianska.

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Among people born in 1813, Camilla Collett ranks 40Before her are Adolph Kolping, Alexander Parkes, Ludwig Leichhardt, Karl, Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg, Stephen Heller, and Carl Jaenisch. After her are Antonio García Gutiérrez, Jacob Georg Agardh, Moritz Wagner, Jean Stas, József Eötvös, and Thomas Andrews. Among people deceased in 1895, Camilla Collett ranks 44Before her are Karl Vogt, Stefan Stambolov, Ahmed Cevdet Pasha, Grand Duke Alexei Mikhailovich of Russia, Eugen Langen, and L. L. Langstroth. After her are Jorge Isaacs, Lahiri Mahasaya, Daniel Kirkwood, Władysław Podkowiński, Henri Ernest Baillon, and Felix Hoppe-Seyler.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Camilla Collett ranks 190 out of 735Before her are Christopher Hansteen (1784), Eva Joly (1943), Erik Werenskiold (1855), Johan Herman Wessel (1742), Edvard Moser (1962), and Anne-Cath. Vestly (1920). After her are Jahn Teigen (1949), Magnus Carlsen (1990), Johan Grøttumsbråten (1899), Hjalmar Andersen (1923), Johan Ludwig Mowinckel (1870), and Harriet Backer (1845).

Among WRITERS In Norway

Among writers born in Norway, Camilla Collett ranks 32Before her are Jon Fosse (1959), Eysteinn Erlendsson (1120), Kjell Askildsen (1929), Dag Solstad (1941), Johan Herman Wessel (1742), and Anne-Cath. Vestly (1920). After her are Dorothe Engelbretsdatter (1634), Karl Ove Knausgård (1968), Johan Borgen (1902), Hans Aanrud (1863), Sigurd Hoel (1890), and Johan Turi (1854).