Eugène Ionesco

1909 - 1994

Eugène Ionesco

Eugène Ionesco (born Eugen Ionescu, Romanian: [e.uˈd͡ʒen i.oˈnesku] (listen); 26 November 1909 – 28 March 1994) was a Romanian-French playwright who wrote mostly in French, and one of the foremost figures of the French Avant-garde theatre. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eugène Ionesco has received more than 623,601 page views. His biography is available in 67 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 172nd most popular writer.

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Among writers, Eugène Ionesco ranks 170 out of 4,883Before him are Dr. Seuss, Lucian, Menander, Geoffrey Chaucer, Herman Melville, and Yasunari Kawabata. After him are Terence, Ray Bradbury, Dale Carnegie, Joseph Conrad, John the Evangelist, and Mikhail Bulgakov.

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Among people born in 1909, Eugène Ionesco ranks 1After him are Juliana of the Netherlands, Francis Bacon, Simone Weil, Andrei Gromyko, Stepan Bandera, Peter Drucker, Rita Levi-Montalcini, U Thant, Kwame Nkrumah, Elia Kazan, and Mohammed V of Morocco. Among people deceased in 1994, Eugène Ionesco ranks 10Before him are Charles Bukowski, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Linus Pauling, Erich Honecker, Elias Canetti, and Erik Erikson. After him are Ayrton Senna, Andrei Chikatilo, Antônio Carlos Jobim, Burt Lancaster, Kurt Cobain, and Melina Mercouri.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Eugène Ionesco ranks 7 out of 421Before him are Vlad the Impaler (1431), Nicolae Ceaușescu (1918), Matthias Corvinus (1443), Alaric I (376), Béla Bartók (1881), and John Hunyadi (1407). After him are Stephen Báthory (1533), Tristan Tzara (1896), Ion Antonescu (1882), Elena Ceaușescu (1916), Mircea Eliade (1907), and Vlad II Dracul (1395).

Among WRITERS In Romania

Among writers born in Romania, Eugène Ionesco ranks 1After him are Tristan Tzara (1896), Herta Müller (1953), Jacob L. Moreno (1889), Mihai Eminescu (1850), Elie Wiesel (1928), Dimitrie Cantemir (1673), Panait Istrati (1884), Dositej Obradović (1742), Nikolaus Lenau (1802), Lajos Zilahy (1891), and Károly Kerényi (1897).