Elfriede Jelinek

1946 - Today

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Elfriede Jelinek (German: [ɛlˈfʁiːdə ˈjɛlinɛk]; born 20 October 1946) is an Austrian playwright and novelist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elfriede Jelinek has received more than 492,070 page views. Her biography is available in 94 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 90 in 2019). Elfriede Jelinek is the 358th most popular writer (down from 303rd in 2019), the 89th most popular biography from Austria (down from 76th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Austrian Writer.

Elfriede Jelinek is most famous for her novel "The Piano Teacher" which is about a woman who is a piano teacher and who has a sexual obsession with her students.

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  • 94

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  • 10.51

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  • 4.06

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Among writers, Elfriede Jelinek ranks 358 out of 5,794Before her are Paul Heyse, W. B. Yeats, Dan Brown, Filippo Tommaso Marinetti, Jean Genet, and Apollonius of Rhodes. After her are Nadine Gordimer, Arthur de Gobineau, Einhard, Ammianus Marcellinus, Callimachus, and Jacques Prévert.

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Among people born in 1946, Elfriede Jelinek ranks 23Before her are Tommy Lee Jones, Mireille Mathieu, Diane Keaton, Charlotte Rampling, David Gilmour, and Liza Minnelli. After her are David Suchet, Jane Birkin, Timothy Dalton, Fabio Capello, Syd Barrett, and Roh Moo-hyun.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Elfriede Jelinek ranks 89 out of 1,075Before her are Josef Breuer (1842), Archduchess Gisela of Austria (1856), Geli Raubal (1908), Elisabeth of Austria, Queen of France (1554), Arthur Schnitzler (1862), and Victor Francis Hess (1883). After her are Saint Florian (250), Engelbert Dollfuss (1892), Alma Mahler (1879), Charles II, Archduke of Austria (1540), Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), and Josef Bican (1913).

Among WRITERS In Austria

Among writers born in Austria, Elfriede Jelinek ranks 7Before her are Franz Kafka (1883), Stefan Zweig (1881), Peter Handke (1942), Robert Musil (1880), Peter Drucker (1909), and Arthur Schnitzler (1862). After her are Sándor Márai (1900), Paula Hitler (1896), Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874), Georg Trakl (1887), Gustav Meyrink (1868), and Walther von der Vogelweide (1170).