WRITER

Ephraim Kishon

1924 - 2005

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Ephraim Kishon (Hebrew: אפרים קישון: August 23, 1924 – January 29, 2005) was a Hungarian-born Israeli author, dramatist, screenwriter, and Oscar-nominated film director. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ephraim Kishon has received more than 180,181 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia. Ephraim Kishon is the 1,181st most popular writer (down from 1,110th in 2019), the 130th most popular biography from Hungary (down from 115th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Hungarian Writer.

Ephraim Kishon was a writer, satirist, and filmmaker who was born in Tel Aviv, Israel. He is most famous for his satirical novels and films.

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Notable Works

Mein Kamm. Satirischer Roman
Sefer mishpaḥti
Israeli wit and humor
Unfair to Goliath
Israeli wit and humor
Look back,Mrs Lot
Drehn Sie sich um, Frau Lot!
Arche Noah, Touristenklasse. Neue Satiren aus Israel
Look back,Mrs Lot
Middle eastern philology
Unfair to Goliath
Middle eastern philology, Humor, topic, religion
Salaḥ Shabati
Theater programs, Specimens
Sefer mishpaḥti
Israeli wit and humor
Noah's Ark, Tourist Class
ha- Kol-bo

Among WRITERS

Among writers, Ephraim Kishon ranks 1,181 out of 7,302Before him are Sadriddin Ayni, Joachim du Bellay, Kenji Miyazawa, Hristo Botev, Arne Garborg, and John Jacob Astor IV. After him are Marcus Valerius Messalla Corvinus, Jacint Verdaguer, Namdev, Meng Haoran, Samuel Butler, and Sophia Tolstaya.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1924, Ephraim Kishon ranks 63Before him are Vladimir Kryuchkov, Dorothy Malone, Guy Williams, Bulat Okudzhava, John Backus, and Ahmadou Ahidjo. After him are Hermann Buhl, Madame Nhu, Georges Prêtre, Roberts Blossom, Tomiichi Murayama, and Antoni Ramallets. Among people deceased in 2005, Ephraim Kishon ranks 44Before him are Brother Roger, Birgit Nilsson, John Fowles, George Dantzig, Philip Johnson, and Rosemary Kennedy. After him are Wim Duisenberg, Emmanuelle Arsan, Ibrahim Ferrer, Consuelo Velázquez, Victoria de los Ángeles, and William Westmoreland.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Ephraim Kishon ranks 130 out of 1,077Before him are Piali Pasha (1515), Gyula Horn (1932), George II Rákóczi (1621), Ladislaus Hunyadi (1431), Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria (1831), and Loránd Eötvös (1848). After him are Miklós Rózsa (1907), Max Nordau (1849), André Kertész (1894), Peter Delyan (1009), Imi Lichtenfeld (1910), and Gusztáv Sebes (1906).

Among WRITERS In Hungary

Among writers born in Hungary, Ephraim Kishon ranks 10Before him are Sándor Petőfi (1823), Ágota Kristóf (1935), Arthur Koestler (1905), Ferenc Molnár (1878), Felix Salten (1869), and Ján Kollár (1793). After him are Max Nordau (1849), Nikolaus Lenau (1802), Magda Szabó (1917), Béla Balázs (1884), Miklós Zrínyi (1620), and Mór Jókai (1825).