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 99,088 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Eyvind Johnson is the 559th most popular writer (down from 498th in 2019), the 77th most popular biography from Sweden (down from 67th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Swedish 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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  • 72

    Languages Editions (L)

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  • 3.90

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Notable Works

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Among writers, Eyvind Johnson ranks 559 out of 5,794Before him are Harriet Tubman, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Jacob L. Moreno, Isaac Babel, Elie Wiesel, and Gaston Leroux. After him are Anton Makarenko, Ludwig Tieck, George R. R. Martin, Longus, Lion Feuchtwanger, and Frances Hodgson Burnett.

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Among people born in 1900, Eyvind Johnson ranks 27Before him are Thomas Wolfe, Hans Fritzsche, Hans Adolf Krebs, Jan Oort, Giorgos Seferis, and Kurt Weill. After him are Urho Kekkonen, Karl Wolff, Choe Yong-gon, W. Edwards Deming, Richard Kuhn, and Chiune Sugihara. Among people deceased in 1976, Eyvind Johnson ranks 22Before him are J. Paul Getty, Benjamin Britten, Ulrike Meinhof, Alexander Calder, Henrik Dam, and Joachim Peiper. After him are Jacques Monod, Raymond Queneau, Rudolf Bultmann, Benjamin Graham, Zhu De, and Leopold Ružička.

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In Sweden

Among people born in Sweden, Eyvind Johnson ranks 77 out of 1,296Before him are Bibi Andersson (1935), Axel Oxenstierna (1583), Theodor Svedberg (1884), Zlatan Ibrahimović (1981), Klas Pontus Arnoldson (1844), and Gustaf Dalén (1869). After him are Marie Taglioni (1804), Olaus Magnus (1490), Jenny Lind (1820), Charles VIII of Sweden (1409), Keke Rosberg (1948), and Eric the Victorious (945).

Among WRITERS In Sweden

Among writers born in Sweden, Eyvind Johnson ranks 8Before him are Selma Lagerlöf (1858), August Strindberg (1849), Tomas Tranströmer (1931), Pär Lagerkvist (1891), Henning Mankell (1948), and Erik Axel Karlfeldt (1864). After him are Harry Martinson (1904), Stieg Larsson (1954), Verner von Heidenstam (1859), Per Olov Enquist (1934), Maj Sjöwall (1935), and Jan Guillou (1944).