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Erik Axel Karlfeldt

1864 - 1931

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Erik Axel Karlfeldt (20 July 1864 – 8 April 1931) was a Swedish poet whose highly symbolist poetry masquerading as regionalism was popular and won him the 1931 Nobel Prize in Literature posthumously after he had been nominated by Nathan Söderblom, member of the Swedish Academy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Erik Axel Karlfeldt has received more than 103,233 page views. His biography is available in 73 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Erik Axel Karlfeldt is the 360th most popular writer (up from 531st in 2019), the 51st most popular biography from Sweden (up from 70th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Swedish Writer.

Erik Axel Karlfeldt was a Swedish poet who was most famous for his poem "The Wreath of Immortelles".

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Among writers, Erik Axel Karlfeldt ranks 360 out of 5,755Before him are Nâzım Hikmet, Jacques Prévert, Ahmad Yasawi, Andrzej Sapkowski, Jean Genet, and Ahmad ibn Fadlan. After him are Susan Sontag, Pär Lagerkvist, Alphonse Daudet, Anne Brontë, Henri Charrière, and Cyrano de Bergerac.

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Among people born in 1864, Erik Axel Karlfeldt ranks 9Before him are Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Alois Alzheimer, Wilhelm Wien, Maurice Leblanc, Camille Claudel, and Princess Stéphanie of Belgium. After him are Walther Nernst, Hermann Minkowski, Alfred Hermann Fried, Eleftherios Venizelos, Miguel de Unamuno, and Princess Elisabeth of Hesse and by Rhine. Among people deceased in 1931, Erik Axel Karlfeldt ranks 11Before him are Anna Pavlova, Omar Mukhtar, Otto Wallach, Geli Raubal, Arthur Schnitzler, and Albert A. Michelson. After him are George Herbert Mead, Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, Theo van Doesburg, Joseph Joffre, Carl Nielsen, and F. W. Murnau.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Erik Axel Karlfeldt ranks 51 out of 1,612Before him are Princess Märtha of Sweden (1901), Eric XIV of Sweden (1533), Astrid of Sweden (1905), Charles XV of Sweden (1826), Raoul Wallenberg (1912), and Prince Gustaf Adolf, Duke of Västerbotten (1906). After him are Pär Lagerkvist (1891), Axel von Fersen the Younger (1755), Gunnar Nordahl (1921), Dolph Lundgren (1957), Manne Siegbahn (1886), and Allvar Gullstrand (1862).

Among WRITERS In Sweden

Among writers born in Sweden, Erik Axel Karlfeldt ranks 5Before him are Astrid Lindgren (1907), Selma Lagerlöf (1858), August Strindberg (1849), and Tomas Tranströmer (1931). After him are Pär Lagerkvist (1891), Henning Mankell (1948), Eyvind Johnson (1900), Harry Martinson (1904), Stieg Larsson (1954), Verner von Heidenstam (1859), and Ellen Key (1849).