WRITER

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 156,585 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Frigyes Karinthy is the 2,277th most popular writer (down from 2,115th in 2019), the 233rd most popular biography from Hungary (down from 216th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Hungarian Writer.

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Frigyes Karinthy ranks 2,277 out of 5,794Before him are Phylarchus, Franz Overbeck, Anagarika Dharmapala, Edgar Lee Masters, Ueda Akinari, and Ammonius of Alexandria. After him are Ki no Tsurayuki, Harlan Coben, Robert Cialdini, Gaston III, Count of Foix, Dionysios Solomos, and Józef Czapski.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1887, Frigyes Karinthy ranks 96Before him are James Finlayson, Jim Thorpe, Arthur Percival, Kazimierz Fajans, Octave Lapize, and Hitoshi Ashida. After him are Samuil Marshak, Antanas Merkys, Hanns Kerrl, Josef Lada, Prince Gustav of Denmark, and Elisa Leonida Zamfirescu. Among people deceased in 1938, Frigyes Karinthy ranks 88Before him are Robert Wiene, Bernd Rosemeyer, Francis Jammes, E. C. Segar, John Bates Clark, and David Riazanov. After him are Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay, Ante Trumbić, Kazimierz Twardowski, Octavian Goga, Ahn Changho, and Otto Warburg.

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In Hungary

Among people born in Hungary, Frigyes Karinthy ranks 233 out of 696Before him are Vilmos Zsigmond (1930), Aladár Gerevich (1910), Alfréd Hajós (1878), Miloš Crnjanski (1893), Antal Doráti (1906), and Béni Kállay (1839). After him are Princess Maria Antonia Koháry (1797), Béla Kiss (1877), Miklós Németh (1948), Ágnes Keleti (1921), Emma Orczy (1865), and János Göröcs (1939).

Among WRITERS In Hungary

Among writers born in Hungary, Frigyes Karinthy ranks 22Before him are György Konrád (1933), Viktor Barna (1911), Mór Jókai (1825), Péter Nádas (1942), Janus Pannonius (1434), and Miloš Crnjanski (1893). After him are Emma Orczy (1865), George Tabori (1914), Péter Esterházy (1950), Antal Szerb (1901), Miklós Radnóti (1909), and Mihály Vörösmarty (1800).