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Etel Adnan

1925 - 2021

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Etel Adnan (Arabic: إيتيل عدنان; 24 February 1925 – 14 November 2021) was a Lebanese-American poet, essayist, and visual artist. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Etel Adnan has received more than 235,752 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Etel Adnan is the 1,830th most popular writer, the 47th most popular biography from Lebanon and the 4th most popular Lebanese Writer.

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  • 240k

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  • 56.01

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  • 18

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.38

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 1.73

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Notable Works

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Among writers, Etel Adnan ranks 1,830 out of 5,755Before her are Antonio Skármeta, José de Acosta, Notker the Stammerer, Hjalmar Söderberg, Nicanor Parra, and Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder. After her are Lucinda Riley, Théodore de Banville, Joseph Joubert, Prosper of Aquitaine, Isaac Casaubon, and Jonas Mekas.

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Among people born in 1925, Etel Adnan ranks 120Before her are Warren Christopher, John Guillermin, Pavel Belyayev, Brian Aldiss, Pierre Bérégovoy, and Bill Gates Sr.. After her are Innokenty Smoktunovsky, Moshe Arens, Lino Lacedelli, Leo Ryan, Hugo Koblet, and Muhammad ibn al-Uthaymeen. Among people deceased in 2021, Etel Adnan ranks 162Before her are Lawrence Ferlinghetti, James Levine, Vladimir Shatalov, Anna Chromý, Clément Mouamba, and Enrique Bolaños. After her are Lucinda Riley, Mira Furlan, Ahmed Zaki Yamani, Wilfried Van Moer, Tarcisio Burgnich, and Laila Halme.

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In Lebanon

Among people born in Lebanon, Etel Adnan ranks 47 out of 138Before her are Tammam Salam (1945), Nassim Nicholas Taleb (1960), Serj Tankian (1967), Nicolas Hayek (1928), Kamal Jumblatt (1917), and Sabah (1927). After her are Bechara El Khoury (1890), Abd al-Rahman al-Awza'i (707), Bahāʾ al-dīn al-ʿĀmilī (1547), Gazebo (1960), Maximus of Tyre (200), and Elias Hrawi (1926).

Among WRITERS In Lebanon

Among writers born in Lebanon, Etel Adnan ranks 4Before her are Khalil Gibran (1883), Amin Maalouf (1949), and Antipater of Sidon (-200). After her are Philo of Byblos (64), Mikha'il Na'ima (1889), Butrus al-Bustani (1819), Said Akl (1911), Charles Malik (1906), Elias Khoury (1948), Wajdi Mouawad (1968), and Hanan al-Shaykh (1945).