WRITER

Ephraim Kishon

1924 - 2005

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Ephraim Kishon (Hebrew: אפרים קישון‎: August 23, 1924 – January 29, 2005) was an 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 119,361 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Ephraim Kishon is the 1,126th most popular writer (down from 1,073rd in 2019), the 107th most popular biography from Hungary (up from 108th 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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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Ephraim Kishon ranks 1,126 out of 5,794Before him are James Baldwin, Saint Gall, William Carlos Williams, Jaan Kross, Sami Frashëri, and John Dryden. After him are Léon Bloy, Harry Harrison, Shoko Asahara, Thomas De Quincey, Laura Marx, and Henri Michaux.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1924, Ephraim Kishon ranks 54Before him are Rosamunde Pilcher, Luigi Nono, Giovanni Sartori, Bulat Okudzhava, Eva Marie Saint, and James Baldwin. After him are Ante Marković, John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer, Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq, Raj Kapoor, Georges Prêtre, and Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Among people deceased in 2005, Ephraim Kishon ranks 50Before him are Hunter S. Thompson, Wim Duisenberg, Robert Sheckley, Rosemary Kennedy, Peter Benenson, and Robert Moog. After him are William Westmoreland, Gnassingbé Eyadéma, George Dantzig, Emmanuelle Arsan, Arman, and Consuelo Velázquez.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Ephraim Kishon ranks 107 out of 696Before him are József Mindszenty (1892), György Cziffra (1921), Max Nordau (1849), Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria (1831), Miklós Rózsa (1907), and Tivadar Soros (1894). After him are Pál Schmitt (1942), Loránd Eötvös (1848), Nikolaus Lenau (1802), Miklós Jancsó (1921), Bayan I (600), and Gusztáv Sebes (1906).

Among WRITERS In Hungary

Among writers born in Hungary, Ephraim Kishon ranks 10Before him are Arthur Koestler (1905), Sándor Petőfi (1823), Ferenc Molnár (1878), Felix Salten (1869), Max Nordau (1849), and Tivadar Soros (1894). After him are Nikolaus Lenau (1802), Magda Szabó (1917), Béla Balázs (1884), Hannah Szenes (1921), Attila József (1905), and György Konrád (1933).