Georg Heym

1887 - 1912

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Georg Theodor Franz Artur Heym (30 October 1887 – 16 January 1912) was a German writer. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georg Heym has received more than 77,515 page views. His biography is available in 33 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Georg Heym is the 1,409th most popular writer (up from 2,024th in 2019), the 308th most popular biography from Poland (up from 452nd in 2019) and the 28th most popular Polish Writer.

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Among writers, Georg Heym ranks 1,409 out of 7,302Before him are Kâtip Çelebi, Maj Sjöwall, Gavrila Derzhavin, Jaan Kross, Jules de Goncourt, and Princess Isabelle of Orléans-Braganza. After him are Philippe Soupault, Liang Qichao, A. B. Yehoshua, Agrippa d'Aubigné, Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, and Georges Rodenbach.

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Among people born in 1887, Georg Heym ranks 69Before him are Mamoru Shigemitsu, Josef Čapek, Sivananda Saraswati, Marcus Garvey, Conrad Hilton, and Savielly Tartakower. After him are Hermine Reuss of Greiz, René Spitz, Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia, Tetsu Katayama, Vasily Chapayev, and George, Crown Prince of Serbia. Among people deceased in 1912, Georg Heym ranks 33Before him are Bolesław Prus, John Jacob Astor IV, Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran, Gerhard Armauer Hansen, Isidor Straus, and Henry Tingle Wilde. After him are Mykola Lysenko, Ion Luca Caragiale, Nicholas of Japan, Princess Elisabeth of Saxony, William Booth, and W. T. Stead.

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In Poland

Among people born in Poland, Georg Heym ranks 308 out of 1,694Before him are Jerzy Popiełuszko (1947), Ida Haendel (1928), Jan Zamoyski (1542), Gunther von Hagens (1945), Józef Bem (1794), and Michał Kleofas Ogiński (1765). After him are Richard Abegg (1869), Andreas Schlüter (1660), Duchess Maria Dorothea of Württemberg (1797), Józef Maria Hoene-Wroński (1776), Bolesław V the Chaste (1226), and Chaïm Perelman (1912).

Among WRITERS In Poland

Among writers born in Poland, Georg Heym ranks 28Before him are Arnold Zweig (1887), Bolesław Prus (1847), Ulrich von Wilamowitz-Moellendorff (1848), Albert Barillé (1920), Jan Długosz (1415), and Jan Kochanowski (1530). After him are Sławomir Mrożek (1930), Fritz Gerlich (1883), Jerzy Kosiński (1933), Stanisław Ignacy Witkiewicz (1885), Avraham Stern (1907), and Andreas Gryphius (1616).