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Elias Canetti

1905 - 1994

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Elias Canetti (Bulgarian: Елиас Канети; 25 July 1905 – 14 August 1994; ; German pronunciation: [eˈliːas kaˈnɛti]) was a German-language writer, born in Ruse, Bulgaria to a Sephardic family. They moved to Manchester, England, but his father died in 1912, and his mother took her three sons back to continental Europe. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Elias Canetti has received more than 566,716 page views. His biography is available in 82 different languages on Wikipedia. Elias Canetti is the 148th most popular writer (up from 161st in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Bulgaria and the 2nd most popular Bulgarian Writer.

Elias Canetti was a Nobel Prize-winning author and novelist. He is most famous for his novels "Crowds and Power" and "Auto-da-Fé."

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Among writers, Elias Canetti ranks 148 out of 5,755Before him are Mikhail Bulgakov, Aldous Huxley, Guillaume Apollinaire, Emily Brontë, Murasaki Shikibu, and Pindar. After him are Ivo Andrić, Eugène Ionesco, Heinrich Böll, Joseph Conrad, André Breton, and Dr. Seuss.

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Among people born in 1905, Elias Canetti ranks 9Before him are Ayn Rand, Albert Speer, Simo Häyhä, Christian Dior, Viktor Frankl, and Greta Garbo. After him are Dag Hammarskjöld, Henry Fonda, Mikhail Sholokhov, Faustina Kowalska, Astrid of Sweden, and Carl David Anderson. Among people deceased in 1994, Elias Canetti ranks 8Before him are Karl Popper, Richard Nixon, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Charles Bukowski, Erik Erikson, and Erich Honecker. After him are Eugène Ionesco, Linus Pauling, Ayrton Senna, Burt Lancaster, Andrei Chikatilo, and Giulietta Masina.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Elias Canetti ranks 4 out of 372Before him are Aesop (-620), Ahmed III (1673), and Flavius Aetius (390). After him are Belisarius (505), Galerius (250), Georgi Dimitrov (1882), Maximinus Thrax (173), Boris III of Bulgaria (1894), Todor Zhivkov (1911), Phocas (547), and Simeon I of Bulgaria (864).

Among WRITERS In Bulgaria

Among writers born in Bulgaria, Elias Canetti ranks 2Before him are Aesop (-620). After him are Saint Naum (830), Chernorizets Hrabar (890), Georgi Markov (1929), Ivan Vazov (1850), Hristo Botev (1848), Gregory Tsamblak (1365), Sabahattin Ali (1907), Georgi Sava Rakovski (1821), Elin Pelin (1877), and Blaga Dimitrova (1922).