Christoph Schlingensief

1960 - 2010

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Christoph Maria Schlingensief (24 October 1960 – 21 August 2010) was a German theatre director, performance artist and filmmaker. Starting as an independent underground filmmaker, Schlingensief later staged productions for theatres and festivals, often accompanied by public controversies. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Christoph Schlingensief has received more than 90,189 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Christoph Schlingensief is the 1,226th most popular film director (down from 1,111th in 2019), the 4,183rd most popular biography from Germany (down from 3,218th in 2019) and the 57th most popular German Film Director.

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Among film directors, Christoph Schlingensief ranks 1,226 out of 1,580Before him are Brett Ratner, William Daniels, Stuart Baird, Kurt Wimmer, Brad Anderson, and Ward Kimball. After him are Arnaud Desplechin, Alan Taylor, Andy Muschietti, Cristi Puiu, Bertrand Bonello, and Ágnes Hranitzky.

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Among people born in 1960, Christoph Schlingensief ranks 348Before him are Scott McCloud, Gilbert Diendéré, Beate Eriksen, Hans Pflügler, Kim Christofte, and Wallace Roney. After him are Arnaud Desplechin, Elsa Cayat, Jorge Quiroga, Chris Elliott, Igor Presnyakov, and Zoran Živković. Among people deceased in 2010, Christoph Schlingensief ranks 324Before him are Ted Sorensen, Joseph Serge Miot, Dorothy Height, Maureen Forrester, Kazimierz Paździor, and Dorothy Janis. After him are Ted Stevens, Vicki Draves, Jimmy Dean, Zbigniew Gut, Mitch Miller, and Dorothy Provine.

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Among people born in Germany, Christoph Schlingensief ranks 4,183 out of 5,289Before him are Katrin Krabbe (1969), Saskia Esken (1961), Jürgen Kissner (1942), Alexander Zorniger (1967), Hans Pflügler (1960), and Georg Bühler (1837). After him are Tomislav Marić (1973), Markus Winkelhock (1980), Ilona Gusenbauer (1947), David Odonkor (1984), Frank Peterson (1963), and Barbara Hendricks (1952).


Among film directors born in Germany, Christoph Schlingensief ranks 57Before him are Frank Beyer (1932), Christian Petzold (1960), Helmut Dietl (1944), Walter Lassally (1926), Dennis Gansel (1973), and Egon Günther (1927). After him are Doris Dörrie (1955), Marcus Nispel (1963), Robert Schwentke (1968), Caroline Link (1964), Maren Ade (1976), and Oskar Roehler (1959).