Erich Maria Remarque

1898 - 1970

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Erich Maria Remarque (born Erich Paul Remark; German: [ˈeːʁɪç maˈʁiːa ʁeˈmaʁk] (listen); 22 June 1898 – 25 September 1970) was a German novelist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Erich Maria Remarque has received more than 1,716,901 page views. His biography is available in 89 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 85 in 2019). Erich Maria Remarque is the 100th most popular writer (up from 105th in 2019), the 68th most popular biography from Germany and the 9th most popular German Writer.

Erich Maria Remarque is most famous for his novel All Quiet on the Western Front. The novel tells the story of a group of German soldiers fighting in World War I.

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Among writers, Erich Maria Remarque ranks 100 out of 5,794Before him are Cato the Elder, José Saramago, Theodor Herzl, Mary Shelley, Stephen King, and Maurice Maeterlinck. After him are Selma Lagerlöf, André Gide, Ivan Turgenev, Miyamoto Musashi, Rainer Maria Rilke, and Paulo Coelho.

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Among people born in 1898, Erich Maria Remarque ranks 3Before him are Bertolt Brecht and René Magritte. After him are Sergei Eisenstein, Golda Meir, Federico García Lorca, Alvar Aalto, M. C. Escher, Enzo Ferrari, George Gershwin, Zhou Enlai, and C. S. Lewis. Among people deceased in 1970, Erich Maria Remarque ranks 6Before him are Charles de Gaulle, Bertrand Russell, Janis Joplin, Abraham Maslow, and Gamal Abdel Nasser. After him are Jimi Hendrix, António de Oliveira Salazar, Sukarno, Yukio Mishima, Max Born, and Hjalmar Schacht.

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In Germany

Among people born in Germany, Erich Maria Remarque ranks 68 out of 5,289Before him are William the Silent (1533), Jacques Offenbach (1819), Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762), Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714), Karl Lagerfeld (1933), and Ludwig Feuerbach (1804). After him are Erich von Manstein (1887), Richard Strauss (1864), Konrad Adenauer (1876), Charles the Bald (823), Heinrich Schliemann (1822), and Caspar David Friedrich (1774).

Among WRITERS In Germany

Among writers born in Germany, Erich Maria Remarque ranks 9Before him are Thomas Mann (1875), Hermann Hesse (1877), Friedrich Schiller (1759), Bertolt Brecht (1898), Charles Bukowski (1920), and Heinrich Heine (1797). After him are Heinrich Böll (1917), Novalis (1772), Gotthold Ephraim Lessing (1729), Jacob Grimm (1785), Friedrich Hölderlin (1770), and Karl May (1842).