Einar Benediktsson

1864 - 1940

Einar Benediktsson

Einar Benediktsson, often referred to as Einar Ben, (31 October 1864 – 12 January 1940) was an Icelandic poet and lawyer. Einar Benediktsson's poetry was a significant contribution to the nationalistic revival which led to Iceland's independence. To this end, he was active both in founding the Landvarnarflokkurinn in 1902, and as the editor of Iceland's first daily newspaper, Dagskrá, from 1896 to 1898. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Einar Benediktsson has received more than 20,740 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 3,583rd most popular writer.

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Among writers, Einar Benediktsson ranks 3,578 out of 4,883Before him are Ioan Slavici, Juan José Arreola, Bernard Pivot, Tomás de Iriarte y Oropesa, Robert Hugh Benson, and Vladislav Khodasevich. After him are François le Métel de Boisrobert, John Boyne, Ildefonso Falcones, Manuel Alegre, Ki no Tomonori, and Pierre Daninos.

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Among people born in 1864, Einar Benediktsson ranks 100Before him are Karl Neukirch, George Albert Smith, Frances Cleveland, Herman Heijermans, Vera Komissarzhevskaya, and Willoughby Hamilton. After him are Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, F. C. S. Schiller, José Pardo y Barreda, Aleksey Shakhmatov, Charles Dawson, and Toros Toramanian. Among people deceased in 1940, Einar Benediktsson ranks 104Before him are Agnes Ayres, Piero Toscani, Phoebus Levene, Juan Carreño, Paul Passy, and Gheorghe Argeșanu. After him are Ljubomir Davidović, Tom Mix, Charley Chase, Janina Lewandowska, Nathanael West, and Wilhelm Anderson.

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