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Ghada al-Samman

1942 - Today

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Ghadah Al-Samman (Arabic: غادة السمّان; born 1942) is a Syrian writer, journalist and novelist born in Damascus in 1942 to a prominent and conservative Damascene family. Her father was Ahmed Al-Samman, a president of the Syrian University. She is remotely related to poet Nizar Qabbani. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ghada al-Samman has received more than 96,278 page views. Her biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Ghada al-Samman is the 3,577th most popular writer, the 126th most popular biography from Syria and the 17th most popular Syrian Writer.

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  • 96k

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  • 49.90

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 15

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.01

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.19

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among writers, Ghada al-Samman ranks 3,577 out of 5,755Before her are Maurice Genevoix, Jean Desmarets, Carlo Rosselli, Henning Jakob Henrik Lund, Hella Wuolijoki, and Abraham Jacob van der Aa. After her are Évariste de Parny, Paruyr Sevak, Johan Ludvig Heiberg, Anita Brookner, Faltonia Betitia Proba, and Cemal Süreya.

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Among people born in 1942, Ghada al-Samman ranks 327Before her are Thomas Hammarberg, Kent Andersson, Nobby Stiles, Rosa von Praunheim, Hannes Löhr, and Emília Vášáryová. After her are Petar Nadoveza, Wu Ma, Adolf Ogi, Ion Drîmbă, Marty Balin, and Anneke Grönloh.

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In Syria

Among people born in Syria, Ghada al-Samman ranks 126 out of 181Before her are Muhammad Zaidan (1948), Elia Abu Madi (1890), Hilarion Capucci (1922), Nazim al-Qudsi (1906), Seleucus VII Philometor (-100), and Assef Shawkat (1950). After her are Maher al-Assad (1967), Philipp Stamma (1705), Ignatius IV of Antioch (1920), Muhammad Naji al-Otari (1944), Khalid Bakdash (1912), and Riad al-Asaad (1961).

Among WRITERS In Syria

Among writers born in Syria, Ghada al-Samman ranks 17Before her are Ahmad ibn Arabshah (1389), Alciphron (200), Cassius Longinus (213), John Moschus (550), Buhturi (819), and Elia Abu Madi (1890). After her are Jacob of Edessa (633), Rafik Schami (1946), Maryana Marrash (1848), Francis Marrash (1837), Zakaria Tamer (1931), and Wafa Sultan (1958).