Georg Trakl

1887 - 1914

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Georg Trakl (3 February 1887 – 3 November 1914) was an Austrian poet and the brother of the pianist Grete Trakl. He is considered one of the most important Austrian Expressionists. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Georg Trakl has received more than 278,734 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia. Georg Trakl is the 548th most popular writer (up from 549th in 2019), the 126th most popular biography from Austria (up from 139th in 2019) and the 11th most popular Austrian Writer.

Georg Trakl is most famous for his poetry, which was written in the early 1900s. He is also remembered for his suicide in 1914.

Memorability Metrics

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  • 48

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 8.33

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Notable Works

Dichtungen und Briefe
Offenbarung und Untergang
The influential German poet presents forty-seven poems characterized by an intensely personal point of view and a deeply psychological nature and presented in both English and German
Die Dichtungen
Das dichterische Werk

Page views of Georg Trakls by language

Over the past year Georg Trakl has had the most page views in the with 68,413 views, followed by English (35,599), and Spanish (13,505). In terms of yearly growth of page views the top 3 wikpedia editions are Esperanto (112.40%), Latin (69.57%), and Albanian (46.15%)


Among writers, Georg Trakl ranks 548 out of 7,302Before him are Saint Naum, Petar II Petrović-Njegoš, Eugenio Montale, Frantz Fanon, Pierre Choderlos de Laclos, and Gustav Meyrink. After him are Patrick Süskind, Mo Yan, Robert Burns, Klaus Mann, Paul Lafargue, and Arthur Koestler.

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Among people born in 1887, Georg Trakl ranks 24Before him are Chūichi Nagumo, Heitor Villa-Lobos, Saint-John Perse, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, James B. Sumner, and Felix Yusupov. After him are Henry Moseley, Georgia O'Keeffe, Ruth Benedict, Leopold Ružička, Nadia Boulanger, and Wolfgang Köhler. Among people deceased in 1914, Georg Trakl ranks 11Before him are Frédéric Mistral, Charles Sanders Peirce, Paul Heyse, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, George Westinghouse, and Carol I of Romania. After him are Jean Jaurès, Ismail Gaspirali, Eugen Böhm von Bawerk, August Weismann, August Macke, and Georges Picquart.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Georg Trakl ranks 126 out of 1,424Before him are Richard Adolf Zsigmondy (1865), Ivan Illich (1926), Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans (1633), Helmut Berger (1944), Ernest, Duke of Austria (1377), and Gustav Meyrink (1868). After him are Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (1791), Karl Polanyi (1886), Ernst Happel (1925), Archduchess Maria Elisabeth of Austria (1743), Charles V, Duke of Lorraine (1643), and Mariana of Austria (1634).

Among WRITERS In Austria

Among writers born in Austria, Georg Trakl ranks 11Before him are Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888), Elfriede Jelinek (1946), Peter Drucker (1909), Arthur Schnitzler (1862), Maria Leopoldina of Austria (1797), and Gustav Meyrink (1868). After him are Hermann Broch (1886), Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874), Edward Bernays (1891), Walther von der Vogelweide (1170), Otto of Freising (1114), and Klaus Ebner (1964).