Dag Solstad

1941 - Today

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Dag Solstad (born 16 July 1941) is a Norwegian novelist, short-story writer, and dramatist whose work has been translated into 20 languages. He has written nearly 30 books and is the only author to have received the Norwegian Literary Critics' Award three times. His awards include the Mads Wiel Nygaards Endowment in 1969, the Nordic Council's Literature Prize in 1989, for Roman 1987 and the Brage Prize in 2006 for Armand V. Solstad is among Norway's top-ranked authors of his generation. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dag Solstad has received more than 68,077 page views. His biography is available in 22 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Dag Solstad is the 2,857th most popular writer (up from 2,936th in 2019), the 183rd most popular biography from Norway (up from 192nd in 2019) and the 29th most popular Norwegian Writer.

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  • 62.96

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  • 22

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.84

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  • 2.34

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Notable Works

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Among writers, Dag Solstad ranks 2,857 out of 5,794Before him are Kjell Askildsen, Niccolò Tommaseo, Robert Harris, Juliette Adam, Tiziano Terzani, and Marco Foscarini. After him are Gunnar Ekelöf, Gonzalo de Berceo, François Hanriot, Hella Haasse, Marta Kauffman, and Syd Field.

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Among people born in 1941, Dag Solstad ranks 224Before him are Robert Guéï, Eric Braeden, Takayuki Kuwata, Daniel Schmid, Sarah Miles, and Júlia Várady. After him are Steve Cropper, Dana Ivey, Richie Havens, Sara Nazarbayeva, Desmond Dekker, and Andrea de Adamich.

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In Norway

Among people born in Norway, Dag Solstad ranks 183 out of 735Before him are Agathe Backer Grøndahl (1847), Jacob Tullin Thams (1898), Kåre Willoch (1928), Lars Korvald (1916), Åge Hareide (1953), and Kjell Askildsen (1929). After him are Christopher Hansteen (1784), Eva Joly (1943), Erik Werenskiold (1855), Johan Herman Wessel (1742), Edvard Moser (1962), and Anne-Cath. Vestly (1920).

Among WRITERS In Norway

Among writers born in Norway, Dag Solstad ranks 29Before him are Per Petterson (1952), Petter Dass (1647), Amalie Skram (1846), Jon Fosse (1959), Eysteinn Erlendsson (1120), and Kjell Askildsen (1929). After him are Johan Herman Wessel (1742), Anne-Cath. Vestly (1920), Camilla Collett (1813), Dorothe Engelbretsdatter (1634), Karl Ove Knausgård (1968), and Johan Borgen (1902).