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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 238,284 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Georg Trakl is the 553rd most popular writer (down from 548th in 2019), the 139th most popular biography from Austria (down from 121st in 2019) and the 12th 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.

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Among writers, Georg Trakl ranks 553 out of 5,755Before him are Aulus Gellius, Gaius Julius Hyginus, A. A. Milne, Heinrich Mann, Luo Guanzhong, and Yevgeny Zamyatin. After him are Denis of Portugal, Mihai Eminescu, Abai Qunanbaiuly, Longus, Paul Lafargue, and Miguel Ángel Asturias.

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Among people born in 1887, Georg Trakl ranks 27Before him are Saint-John Perse, Chūichi Nagumo, Henry Moseley, Victoria Eugenie of Battenberg, Heitor Villa-Lobos, and Ruth Benedict. After him are Nikolai Vavilov, Nadia Boulanger, Lothar Rendulic, Wolfgang Köhler, James B. Sumner, and Kurt Schwitters. Among people deceased in 1914, Georg Trakl ranks 13Before him are George Westinghouse, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, Paul Heyse, Carol I of Romania, August Weismann, and Jean Jaurès. After him are Ismail Gaspirali, August Macke, Maximilian von Spee, Eugen Böhm von Bawerk, Eduard Suess, and Ambrose Bierce.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Georg Trakl ranks 139 out of 1,237Before him are Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria (1751), Maria Josepha of Austria (1699), Anna Maria Mozart (1720), Hans Selye (1907), Ernest, Duke of Austria (1377), and Ernst Gombrich (1909). After him are Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland (1573), Richard Adolf Zsigmondy (1865), Albert VII, Archduke of Austria (1559), Mariana of Austria (1634), Frederick the Fair (1289), and Otto Weininger (1880).

Among WRITERS In Austria

Among writers born in Austria, Georg Trakl ranks 12Before him are Arthur Schnitzler (1862), Elfriede Jelinek (1946), Sándor Márai (1900), Shmuel Yosef Agnon (1888), Paula Hitler (1896), and Hugo von Hofmannsthal (1874). After him are Gustav Meyrink (1868), Walther von der Vogelweide (1170), Hermann Broch (1886), Edward Bernays (1891), Maria Leopoldina of Austria (1797), and Miep Gies (1909).