Carl Spitteler

1845 - 1924

Carl Spitteler

Carl Friedrich Georg Spitteler (24 April 1845 – 29 December 1924) was a Swiss poet who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1919 "in special appreciation of his epic, Olympian Spring". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carl Spitteler has received more than 84,548 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 428th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Carl Spitteler ranks 425 out of 4,883Before him are Lysias, Nathaniel Hawthorne, André Maurois, Statius, Alfred de Musset, and Yunus Emre. After him are Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Osamu Dazai, Alvin Toffler, Julio Cortázar, Joris-Karl Huysmans, and Tennessee Williams.

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Among people born in 1845, Carl Spitteler ranks 12Before him are George I of Greece, Gabriel Lippmann, Élie Metchnikoff, Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, Amadeo I of Spain, and Ludwig III of Bavaria. After him are Abai Qunanbaiuly, Nikola Pašić, Edmond James de Rothschild, Paul Vidal de La Blache, George Darwin, and Princess Marie of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Among people deceased in 1924, Carl Spitteler ranks 11Before him are Woodrow Wilson, Joseph Conrad, Louis Sullivan, Gabriel Fauré, Alfred Marshall, and Archduchess Marie Valerie of Austria. After him are Frances Hodgson Burnett, Ferruccio Busoni, Marie-Adélaïde, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, George Mallory, Robert Nivelle, and Alexander Parvus.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Carl Spitteler ranks 33 out of 540Before him are Benjamin Constant (1767), Karl Barth (1886), Jacob Bernoulli (1654), Jacques Necker (1732), Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921), and Adelaide of Italy (931). After him are Lys Assia (1924), Joan Gamper (1877), Johann Jakob Balmer (1825), Eugen Bleuler (1857), Hermann Rorschach (1884), and Henry Fuseli (1741).

Among WRITERS In Switzerland

Among writers born in Switzerland, Carl Spitteler ranks 5Before him are Johanna Spyri (1827), Erich von Däniken (1935), Karl Barth (1886), and Friedrich Dürrenmatt (1921). After him are Robert Walser (1878), Max Frisch (1911), Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741), Alejo Carpentier (1904), Johann Ludwig Burckhardt (1784), Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz (1878), and Blaise Cendrars (1887).