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Frigyes Karinthy

1887 - 1938

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Frigyes Karinthy (Hungarian: [ˈfriɟɛʃ ˈkɒrinti]; 25 June 1887 – 29 August 1938) was a Hungarian author, playwright, poet, journalist, and translator. He was the first proponent of the six degrees of separation concept, in his 1929 short story, Chains (Láncszemek). Karinthy remains one of the most popular Hungarian writers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Frigyes Karinthy has received more than 176,143 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Frigyes Karinthy is the 2,315th most popular writer (down from 2,276th in 2019), the 243rd most popular biography from Hungary (down from 233rd in 2019) and the 24th most popular Hungarian Writer.

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  • 25

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  • 3.22

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  • 3.38

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Among writers, Frigyes Karinthy ranks 2,315 out of 5,755Before him are Paul Hazard, Dares Phrygius, André Pieyre de Mandiargues, François Hotman, Wolfgang Iser, and Jean Bruller. After him are Rudolf Rocker, Michael Choniates, Eduard Uspensky, Neil Postman, Orderic Vitalis, and Ueda Akinari.

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Among people born in 1887, Frigyes Karinthy ranks 100Before him are Hitoshi Ashida, Chico Marx, Lil Dagover, Jim Thorpe, James Finlayson, and Kurt Atterberg. After him are Hanns Kerrl, Arthur Percival, Walter Ruttmann, Octave Lapize, M. N. Roy, and Alvin Hansen. Among people deceased in 1938, Frigyes Karinthy ranks 91Before him are Octavian Goga, Émile Cohl, George Mountbatten, 2nd Marquess of Milford Haven, Fayzulla Khodzhayev, David Riazanov, and Jānis K. Bērziņš. After him are Reginald Johnston, Andrei Bubnov, William Wallace Campbell, Ahn Changho, Branislaw Tarashkyevich, and Prince Arthur of Connaught.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Frigyes Karinthy ranks 243 out of 866Before him are Janus Pannonius (1434), József Antall (1932), Kató Lomb (1909), Gyula Benczúr (1844), Thomas Szasz (1920), and Miklós Németh (1948). After him are Alfréd Schaffer (1893), Nikola Jurišić (1490), Dora Pejačević (1885), Carl Flesch (1873), Péter Esterházy (1950), and Béni Kállay (1839).

Among WRITERS In Hungary

Among writers born in Hungary, Frigyes Karinthy ranks 24Before him are Mór Jókai (1825), Viktor Barna (1911), György Konrád (1933), Miloš Crnjanski (1893), Janus Pannonius (1434), and Kató Lomb (1909). After him are Péter Esterházy (1950), Miklós Radnóti (1909), Béla Király (1912), Anton Bernolák (1762), George Tabori (1914), and László Krasznahorkai (1954).