Friedrich Dürrenmatt

1921 - 1990

Friedrich Dürrenmatt

Friedrich Dürrenmatt (German: [ˈfriːdrɪç ˈdʏrənˌmat] (listen); 5 January 1921 – 14 December 1990) was a Swiss author and dramatist. He was a proponent of epic theatre whose plays reflected the recent experiences of World War II. The politically active author's work included avant-garde dramas, philosophical crime novels, and macabre satire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Friedrich Dürrenmatt has received more than 299,594 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 397th most popular writer.

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Among writers, Friedrich Dürrenmatt ranks 394 out of 4,883Before him are Gregory of Tours, Ahmad ibn Fadlan, Phaedrus, Pierre Beaumarchais, Ennius, and Joseph Roth. After him are William S. Burroughs, Vladimir Vysotsky, John Galsworthy, Frans Eemil Sillanpää, Paul Auster, and Jorge Amado.

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Among people born in 1921, Friedrich Dürrenmatt ranks 19Before him are Joseph Beuys, Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Hua Guofeng, Peter Ustinov, Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, and Sophie Scholl. After him are Giulietta Masina, Gunnar Nordahl, Simone Signoret, Paulo Freire, John Glenn, and Nancy Reagan. Among people deceased in 1990, Friedrich Dürrenmatt ranks 12Before him are Louis Althusser, Leonard Bernstein, Ava Gardner, Pavel Cherenkov, Alberto Moravia, and Norbert Elias. After him are Sarah Vaughan, Paulette Goddard, John Bowlby, Yun Posun, Lê Đức Thọ, and Ilya Frank.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Friedrich Dürrenmatt ranks 31 out of 540Before him are Elisabeth Kübler-Ross (1926), Conrad Gessner (1516), Benjamin Constant (1767), Karl Barth (1886), Jacob Bernoulli (1654), and Jacques Necker (1732). After him are Adelaide of Italy (931), Carl Spitteler (1845), Lys Assia (1924), Joan Gamper (1877), Johann Jakob Balmer (1825), and Eugen Bleuler (1857).

Among WRITERS In Switzerland

Among writers born in Switzerland, Friedrich Dürrenmatt ranks 4Before him are Johanna Spyri (1827), Erich von Däniken (1935), and Karl Barth (1886). After him are Carl Spitteler (1845), Robert Walser (1878), Max Frisch (1911), Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741), Alejo Carpentier (1904), Johann Ludwig Burckhardt (1784), Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz (1878), and Blaise Cendrars (1887).