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Christa Wolf

1929 - 2011

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Christa Wolf (German: [ˈkʁɪs.ta vɔlf] (listen); née Ihlenfeld; 18 March 1929 – 1 December 2011) was a German novelist and essayist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christa Wolf has received more than 238,464 page views. Her biography is available in 52 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 49 in 2019). Christa Wolf is the 741st most popular writer (up from 761st in 2019), the 153rd most popular biography from Poland (down from 140th in 2019) and the 14th most popular Polish Writer.

Christa Wolf is most famous for her novel "The Quest for Christa T."

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  • 52

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.09

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  • 3.80

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Christa Wolf ranks 741 out of 5,755Before her are Alexander Litvinenko, Kōbō Abe, Mary Higgins Clark, Aubrey Beardsley, Cornelia, mother of the Gracchi, and Émile Verhaeren. After her are Natalia Ginzburg, Nikolai Ostrovsky, Jamal Khashoggi, Ann Radcliffe, Aelia Eudocia, and Joseph Murphy.

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Among people born in 1929, Christa Wolf ranks 53Before her are Eric Kandel, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Yevgeny Primakov, Lennart Meri, Richard E. Taylor, and Günter Schabowski. After her are Peter L. Berger, George Steiner, Zoltán Czibor, Isamu Akasaki, Ralf Dahrendorf, and Jerry Goldsmith. Among people deceased in 2011, Christa Wolf ranks 29Before her are Dennis Ritchie, Willard Boyle, Sidney Lumet, John Barry, Necmettin Erbakan, and Norman Foster Ramsey Jr.. After her are Lynn Margulis, Manfred Gerlach, Diana Wynne Jones, Herbert A. Hauptman, Simon van der Meer, and Zdeněk Miler.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Christa Wolf ranks 153 out of 1,454Before her are Daniel Libeskind (1946), Klaus von Klitzing (1943), Johann Gustav Droysen (1808), Alexandre Colonna-Walewski (1810), Georg Michaelis (1857), and Udo Lattek (1935). After her are Hanna Schygulla (1943), Bolesław III Wrymouth (1086), Jerzy Kukuczka (1948), Olga Tokarczuk (1962), Elisabeth Schwarzkopf (1915), and Adolf Anderssen (1818).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Christa Wolf ranks 14Before her are Gerhart Hauptmann (1862), Andrzej Sapkowski (1948), Alfred Döblin (1878), Witold Gombrowicz (1904), Osip Mandelstam (1891), and Władysław Reymont (1867). After her are Olga Tokarczuk (1962), B. Traven (1882), Jan Potocki (1761), Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff (1788), Ernst Toller (1893), and Emil Ludwig (1881).