Carl Jonas Love Almqvist

1793 - 1866

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Carl Jonas Love Ludvig Almqvist (28 November 1793 – 26 September 1866) was a Swedish author, romantic poet, romantic critic of political economy, realist, composer and social critic. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Jonas Love Almqvist has received more than 61,721 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Carl Jonas Love Almqvist is the 2,854th most popular writer (down from 2,758th in 2019), the 398th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 382nd in 2019) and the 33rd most popular Swedish Writer.

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Notable Works

Drottningens juvelsmycke
Fiction, History
Törnrosens bok
Det går an
Amalia Hillner


Among writers, Carl Jonas Love Almqvist ranks 2,854 out of 7,302Before him are Peter Wessel Zapffe, William L. Shirer, Heinrich Vogeler, Mahasweta Devi, Phlegon of Tralles, and Aleksander Fredro. After him are Irvine Welsh, Leonid Leonov, Jean-Joseph Rabearivelo, Dmitry Likhachov, Anne McCaffrey, and Bernardo Dovizi.

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Among people born in 1793, Carl Jonas Love Almqvist ranks 29Before him are George Green, Mikhail Dmitrievich Gorchakov, Pavel Pestel, Ludwig Reichenbach, Marie Antoinette Murat, and Aleksander Fredro. After him are Johann Friedrich von Eschscholtz, Casimir Delavigne, Johann Lukas Schönlein, Lucretia Mott, Demetrios Ypsilantis, and Nana Asmaʼu. Among people deceased in 1866, Carl Jonas Love Almqvist ranks 23Before him are Alexander von Nordmann, Madame Clicquot Ponsardin, George Ord, Massimo d'Azeglio, Nadezhda Durova, and Menachem Mendel Schneersohn. After him are Mikhail Muravyov-Vilensky, Luigi Carlo Farini, Jules Dupuit, Adrien-François Servais, Mikayel Nalbandian, and Thuwaini bin Said.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Carl Jonas Love Almqvist ranks 398 out of 1,879Before him are Laurentius Petri (1499), Mai Zetterling (1925), Frans G. Bengtsson (1894), Vilhelm Moberg (1898), Tore Keller (1905), and Bengt Strömgren (1908). After him are Malena Ernman (1970), Peter Haber (1952), Sigrid of Sweden (1566), Olof Rudbeck the Younger (1660), Dead (1969), and Bengt Gustavsson (1928).

Among WRITERS In Sweden

Among writers born in Sweden, Carl Jonas Love Almqvist ranks 33Before him are Maria Gripe (1923), David Lagercrantz (1962), Marianne Fredriksson (1927), Artur Lundkvist (1906), Frans G. Bengtsson (1894), and Vilhelm Moberg (1898). After him are Esaias Tegnér (1782), Lars Norén (1944), Åsa Larsson (1966), Gunnar Ekelöf (1907), Victoria Benedictsson (1850), and Leif G. W. Persson (1945).