Carl Amery

1922 - 2005

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Carl Amery (9 April 1922 – 24 May 2005), the pen name of Christian Anton Mayer, was a German writer and environmental activist. Born in Munich, he studied at the University of Munich. He was a participant of Gruppe 47. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Amery has received more than 23,226 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Carl Amery is the 4,364th most popular writer (down from 4,126th in 2019), the 3,736th most popular biography from Germany and the 266th most popular German Writer.

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Among writers, Carl Amery ranks 4,364 out of 5,794Before him are Roger Hargreaves, Boualem Sansal, Nikolay Mikhaylovsky, Robert Lowell, Sarah Kane, and Bhalchandra Nemade. After him are Beryl Markham, Wilhelm Geiger, Constantin Negruzzi, Val McDermid, Margarita Aliger, and Kamini Roy.

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Among people born in 1922, Carl Amery ranks 270Before him are Muhammetnazar Gapurow, China Zorrilla, José Luis López Vázquez, Luis Aponte Martínez, Per Olof Sundman, and Vesna Parun. After him are Oscar Pettiford, John Braine, José Luis Panizo, Giuseppe Casari, Bob Anderson, and Lukas Foss. Among people deceased in 2005, Carl Amery ranks 212Before him are Geraldine Fitzgerald, Jocelyn Brando, Long John Baldry, Gaylord Nelson, Jaime Sin, and John Spencer. After him are Gennady Sarafanov, Eugene McCarthy, Atef Sedky, Vladimir Toporov, Sígfrid Gràcia, and César Lattes.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Carl Amery ranks 3,736 out of 5,289Before him are Olaf Ludwig (1960), Hermann Hirt (1865), Hans Nowak (1937), Karl-Heinz Metzner (1923), Paul Mebus (1920), and Leon Goretzka (1995). After him are Wilhelm Geiger (1856), Markus Grosskopf (1965), Birgit Fischer (1962), Ernst Hartert (1859), Maxi Herber (1920), and Sven Väth (1964).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Carl Amery ranks 266Before him are Georg Calixtus (1586), Curt Siodmak (1902), Adolf Brand (1874), Johann Gottfried Seume (1763), Wolfgang Hildesheimer (1916), and Joseph Meyer (1796). After him are Wilhelm Geiger (1856), Herbert Achternbusch (1938), Angela Sommer-Bodenburg (1948), Ulrich Plenzdorf (1934), Sylvia Nasar (1947), and Bel Kaufman (1911).