Eyvind Johnson

1900 - 1976

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Eyvind Johnson (29 July 1900 – 25 August 1976) was a Swedish novelist and short story writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Eyvind Johnson has received more than 107,580 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 72 in 2019). Eyvind Johnson is the 572nd most popular writer (down from 559th in 2019), the 78th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 77th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Writer.

Eyvind Johnson is most famous for his novel, The Emigrants, which was published in 1949. The book is about a group of Swedish immigrants who leave their homeland to start a new life in America.

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    Languages Editions (L)

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Among writers, Eyvind Johnson ranks 572 out of 5,755Before him are Alain Robbe-Grillet, Theocritus, Sándor Petőfi, Mo Yan, Lion Feuchtwanger, and Dietrich Eckart. After him are Isaac Babel, Dino Buzzati, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Francisco de Quevedo, Salvatore Quasimodo, and Theodore Dreiser.

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Among people born in 1900, Eyvind Johnson ranks 26Before him are Sándor Márai, Urho Kekkonen, Hans Fritzsche, Giorgos Seferis, Hans Adolf Krebs, and Kurt Weill. After him are Jan Oort, Thomas Wolfe, Richard Kuhn, Edith Frank, Mahavatar Babaji, and Chiune Sugihara. Among people deceased in 1976, Eyvind Johnson ranks 25Before him are Alexander Calder, Ulrike Meinhof, Joachim Peiper, Benjamin Graham, Jacques Monod, and Anneliese Michel. After him are Zhu De, Rudolf Bultmann, Raymond Queneau, Gustav Heinemann, Josef Albers, and Leopold Ružička.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Eyvind Johnson ranks 78 out of 1,612Before him are Sven Hedin (1865), Arne Tiselius (1902), Olof Skötkonung (980), Louise of Sweden (1851), Marie Taglioni (1804), and Haakon VI of Norway (1340). After him are Eric the Victorious (945), Anders Zorn (1860), Lars Vilks (1946), Alva Myrdal (1902), Bibi Andersson (1935), and Charles VIII of Sweden (1409).

Among WRITERS In Sweden

Among writers born in Sweden, Eyvind Johnson ranks 8Before him are Selma Lagerlöf (1858), August Strindberg (1849), Tomas Tranströmer (1931), Erik Axel Karlfeldt (1864), Pär Lagerkvist (1891), and Henning Mankell (1948). After him are Harry Martinson (1904), Stieg Larsson (1954), Verner von Heidenstam (1859), Ellen Key (1849), Per Olov Enquist (1934), and Maj Sjöwall (1935).